May 22, 1928

PRIVATE BILLS

FIRST AND SECOND READINGS-SENATE BILLS


Bill No. 322, respecting a certain patent of Jean Baptiste Hurteau-Mr. Prevost. Bill No. 323, for the relief of Violet Claire McCredie. Bill No. 324, for the relief of Garnet Britten Walton. Bill No. 325, for the relief of Rebeina Pearl Bolingbroke. Bill No. 326, for the relief of Manassa Fretz. Bill No. 327, for the relief of Charles Henry Clifford. Bill No. 328, for the relief of Joseph James Harold Graham. Bill No. 329, for the relief of Bernice Alberta Haight. Bill No. 330, for the relief of Rose Eadie Harris. Bill No. 331, for the relief of Mildred Florence McGowan. Bill No. 332, for the relief of Gabrielle Norton. Bill No. 333, for the relief of Grace Elizabeth Parker. [DOT] Bill No. 334, for the relief of Charles St. Clair Parsons. Bill No. 335, for the relief of Ivy Reader International Peace



Bill No. 336, for the relief of James Ramsey Sloan. Bill No. 337, for the relief of Harold Wilfrid Vivian Vincent Turner. Bill No. 338, for the relief of Gordon Thomas Wilson. On division.


RADIO-CANCELLATION OF LICENSE INTERNATIONAL BIBLE STUDENTS ASSOCIATION

CON

Leon Johnson Ladner

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. L. J. LADNER (Vancouver South):

Under the heading of motions may I, at the request of certain of my constituents, present a petition signed by 11,577 people of the city of Vancouver in protest against the action of the government in cancelling the radio broadcasting license of the International Bible Students Association?

Topic:   RADIO-CANCELLATION OF LICENSE INTERNATIONAL BIBLE STUDENTS ASSOCIATION
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DECEPTIVE MINING LITERATURE


On the orders of the day:


CON

Robert James Manion

Conservative (1867-1942)

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

Has the Postmaster General any statement to make in regard to the tipster sheet which I passed across to him the other day? I thought he might make an investigation into it.

Topic:   DECEPTIVE MINING LITERATURE
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LIB

Peter John Veniot (Postmaster General)

Liberal

Hon. P. J. VENIOT (Postmaster General):

I was just writing a note to the hon. gentleman. I have made an investigation. No definite conclusion was reached yesterday as a result of the investigation made, but to-day we have been able to arrive at a definite conclusion and an order of fraud in the mails has been issued and will be enforced against these sheets so that circulation in Canada will be prevented.

Topic:   DECEPTIVE MINING LITERATURE
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CON

Robert James Manion

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. MANION:

Just in that regard, a

friend of mine in the city of Quebec has sent me another group of the same type of sheets and he states that Quebec is being flooded with them. I am going to send them across to the minister for the same purpose.

Topic:   DECEPTIVE MINING LITERATURE
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LIB

Peter John Veniot (Postmaster General)

Liberal

Mr. VENIOT:

I received half a dozen of

them this morning from different parties.

Topic:   DECEPTIVE MINING LITERATURE
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INTERNATIONAL PEACE

MULTILATERAL TREATY PROPOSED BY THE UNITED STATES


On the orders of the day:


LAB

Herbert Bealey Adshead

Labour

Mr. H. B. ADSHEAD (East Calgary):

Some time ago I directed a question to the Prime Minister as to whether Canada had been asked to sign the peace treaty with the United States which Secretary Kellogg has invited the other great powers to sign. May I to-day receive a reply to that question from the Prime Minister?

Topic:   INTERNATIONAL PEACE
Subtopic:   MULTILATERAL TREATY PROPOSED BY THE UNITED STATES
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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):

Shortly after noon to-day

the minister of the United States called at my office and stated that he had been instructed to extend in the name of the government of the United States a cordial invitation to His Majesty's government in Canada to become one of the original parties to the treaty for the renunciation of war which is now under consideration. It was agreed that the text of the invitation should be made public in the United States, Canada and elsewhere in Friday morning's press. An answer has not yet been sent as there has not been an opportunity to have one prepared, but an answer to the communication will be sent very shortly.

Topic:   INTERNATIONAL PEACE
Subtopic:   MULTILATERAL TREATY PROPOSED BY THE UNITED STATES
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TRADE TREATIES WITH GERMANY AND CUBA


On the orders of the day:


CON

Robert James Manion

Conservative (1867-1942)

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

Statements have appeared in some of the papers about a trade treaty being negotiated by this government with Germany, and also about the Cuban trade treaty. Has the Minister of Finance any statement to make to the house as to the progress being made with these trade treaties, and are there any particular items of them that he would like to communicate to the house?

Topic:   TRADE TREATIES WITH GERMANY AND CUBA
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May 22, 1928