February 20, 1928

PRIVATE BILLS

FIRST READINGS


Bill No. 46, respecting The Nipissing Central Railway Company.-Mr. Lang. Bill No. 47, to incorporate Canadian American International Bridge Company.- Mr. Edwards (Ottawa). Bill No. 48, respecting The Calgary and Fernie Railway Company.-Mr. Gershaw. Questions


IMMIGRATION INQUIRY

REFERENCE TO SELECT STANDING COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE AND COLONIZATION

LIB

William Lyon Mackenzie King (Prime Minister; President of the Privy Council; Secretary of State for External Affairs)

Liberal

Right Hon. W. L. MACKENZIE KING (Prime Minister):

Mr. Speaker, I move that the house proceed to government notices of motion, in order to take up the motion which stands in my name. It is the motion which refers matters pertaining to the Department of Immigration to the committee on agriculture and colonization. I have no doubt the house will wish to have the committee consider these matters while the debate on the budget is in progress.

Topic:   IMMIGRATION INQUIRY
Subtopic:   REFERENCE TO SELECT STANDING COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE AND COLONIZATION
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LIB

Hewitt Bostock (Speaker of the Senate)

Liberal

Mr. SPEAKER:

By unanimous consent

Mr. Mackenzie King moves, seconded by Mr. Lapointe:

That the Immigration Act and regulations thereunder, including the work of the Department of Immigration and Colonization, be referred to the committee on agriculture and colonization for consideration and report.

Topic:   IMMIGRATION INQUIRY
Subtopic:   REFERENCE TO SELECT STANDING COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE AND COLONIZATION
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Motion agreed to.


PENSIONS AND SOLDIER PROBLEMS

CONCURRENCE IN INTERIM REPORT OF SPECIAL COMMITTEE

LIB

Charles Gavan Power

Liberal

Mr. C. G. POWER (South Quebec) moved:

That the interim report of the special committee on pensions and returned soldiers' problems, which was presented on the 17th of February, be concurred in.

Topic:   PENSIONS AND SOLDIER PROBLEMS
Subtopic:   CONCURRENCE IN INTERIM REPORT OF SPECIAL COMMITTEE
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Motion agreed to.


MARINE AND FISHERIES COMMITTEE

LIB

William Duff

Liberal

Mr. WILLIAM DUFF (Antigonish-Guys-borough) moved:

That the annual report of the Minister of Marine and Fisheries for the fiscal year 1926-27, and the annual report of the fisheries branch of the Department of Marine and Fisheries for the fiscal year 1926-27 be referred to the select standing committee on marine and fisheries.

Topic:   MARINE AND FISHERIES COMMITTEE
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LIB

Hewitt Bostock (Speaker of the Senate)

Liberal

Mr. SPEAKER:

This motion can only

be made by leave of the house, seeing that no notice was given of it. Is it the pleasure of the house to adopt the motion?

Topic:   MARINE AND FISHERIES COMMITTEE
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Motion agreed to.


DEPARTMENT OF SOLDIERS' CIVIL RE-ESTABLISHMENT REPORT OF ROYAL COMMISSION

LIB

James Horace King (Minister of Soldiers' Civil Re-establishment; Minister presiding over the Department of Health)

Liberal

Hon. J. H. KING (Minister of Soldiers' Civil Re-establishment):

On behalf of the

Secretary of State (Mr. Rinfret) I table the report of Commissioner Hunter and also the evidence taken before him.

Topic:   DEPARTMENT OF SOLDIERS' CIVIL RE-ESTABLISHMENT REPORT OF ROYAL COMMISSION
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CON

Robert James Manion

Conservative (1867-1942)

Hon. R. J. MANION (Fort William):

Will the minister also table the special audit of Gordon C. Scott, dealing with the same matter? I should like to have that report also.

Topic:   DEPARTMENT OF SOLDIERS' CIVIL RE-ESTABLISHMENT REPORT OF ROYAL COMMISSION
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John Warwick King

Mr. KING (Kootenay):

I shall be very

glad to table that also.

Topic:   DEPARTMENT OF SOLDIERS' CIVIL RE-ESTABLISHMENT REPORT OF ROYAL COMMISSION
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February 20, 1928