March 17, 1927

OFFICIAL REPORT

FIRST SESSION-SIXTEENTH PARLIAMENT 17 GEORGE V, 1926-27 VOLUME II, 1926-27 COMPRISING THE PERIOD FROM THE SEVENTEENTH DAY OF MARCH, 1927, TO THE FOURTEENTH DAY OF APRIL, 1927, INCLUSIVE BEING VOLUME CLXXVI FOR THE PERIOD 1875-1927 INDEX ISSUED IN A SEPARATE VOLUME OTTAWA F. A. ACLAND PRINTER TO THE KING'S MOST EXCELLENT MAJESTY 1927 CANADA


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Thursday, March 17, 1927.


PRIVATE BILLS

FIRST READINGS


Bill No. 153, respecting the Baptist Convention of Ontario and Quebec.-Mr. Edwards (Ottawa). Bill No. 154, to incorporate "North American Relations Foundation".-Mr. Jacobs.


STANDING ORDERS COMMITTEE

LIB

Edmond Antoine Lapierre

Liberal

Mr. E. A. LAPIERRE (Nipissing) moved:

That the first report of the select committee on standing orders presented on Thursday, 10th March, be concurred in.

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Motion agreed to.


COMMITTEES-PERSONNEL


Right Hon. W. L. MACKENZIE KING <Prime Minister) moved: That the name of Sir Henry Drayton be substituted for that of Mr. Young (Toronto Northeast) on the select committee on standing orders, and that the name of Mr. Young (Toronto Northeast) be substituted for that of Sir Henry Drayton on the select standing committee on railways, canals and telegraph lines. Motion agreed to.


TRADE MARK AND DESIGN ACT AMENDMENT


Hon. PETER HEENAN (Minister of Labour) moved for leave to introduce Bill No. 171, to amend the Trade Mark and Design Act. Mr. GUTHRIE. Explain.


LIB

Peter Heenan (Minister of Labour)

Liberal

Mr. HEENAN:

The purpose of this bill

ia to give permission to the labour unions of Canada to register t'heir labels and to prevent the use of forgeries or counterfeits. While giving the right to unions to register labels, the bill provides that no label can be placed on any go'ods without the consent of the proprietor of such goods. A similar protection is given to the labour unions in many states of the union and in Great Britain.

Motion agreed to and bill read the first [DOT]time.

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CANADA EVIDENCE ACT AMENDMENT


Hon. FERNAND RINFRET (Secretary of State) moved the first reading of Bill No. 152 (from the Senate) to amend the Canada Evidence Act as respects bank books and records. Motion agreed to and bill read the first time.


QUESTIONS


(Questions answered orally are indicated by an asterisk).


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March 17, 1927