February 15, 1929

LIB

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

Liberal

Mr. MACKENZIE KING moved:

That the lists of members composing the select standing committees of the house under standing order 63 be printed in Hansard.

Topic:   No. 13 ON THE LIBRARY
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Motion agreed to.


POWERS OF COMMITTEES

LIB

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

Liberal

Mr. MACKENZIE KING moved:

That the select standing committees of the house shall severally be empowered to examine and inquire into all such matters and things as may be referred to them by the house, and to report from time to time their observations and opinions thereon, with power to send for persons, papers and records, with the exception of the committee on debates and that on the library of parliament.

Topic:   POWERS OF COMMITTEES
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Motion agreed to. Technical Education Act


PRINTING OF PARLIAMENT

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) moved:

That a message be sent to the senate to acquaint their honours that this house will unite with them in the formation of a joint committee of both houses on the subject of the printing of parliament, and that the members of the select standing committee on printing, namely, Messrs. Baldwin, Bettez, Bock, Belanger, Bradette, Charters, Edwards (Waterloo South), Embury, Esling, Evans, Foster, Fraser, Garland (Bow River), Girouard, Gott, Goulet, Gray, Guerin, Hocken, Howden, Hubbs, Kaiser, Lacombe, Lacroix, Lang, Lapierre, Lucas, McKenzie, MacLean (Prince), Macdonald (Glengarry), Marcil, Maloney, Matthews, Maybee, Morrissy, Peck, Perras, Prevost, Price, Quinn, Rennie, Rinfret, Roberge, Rowe, Ryerson, St-Pere, Speakman, Spencer. Spotton. Steedsman, Sylvestre, Taylor, Verville, and White (Mount Royal), will act as members on the part of this house, on the said joint committee on the printing of parliament.

Topic:   PRINTING OF PARLIAMENT
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Motion agreed to.


LIBRARY OF PARLIAMENT

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) moved:

That a message be sent to the senate to acquaint their honours that this house has appointed Messrs. Auger, Bettez, Bourassa, Bowman, Carmichael, Chevrier, Cotnam, Descoteaux, Dionne, Edwards (Ottawa), Fontaine, Foster, Fraser, Garland (Carleton), Geary, Girouard. Glen, Guthrie, Hepburn, Hodgins, Jones, Kennedy, Lacroix, Langlois, Lavigueur, Lennox, McIntosh, Marcil, Neill, Pouliot, Prevost, Quinn, Rinfret, Senn, Short, Smoke, Spencer, St-Pere, Stirling, Thompson, White (London), and Young (Toronto Northeast), a committee to assist His Honour the Speaker in the direction of the library of parliament, so far as the interests of the House of Commons are concerned, and to act on behalf of the House of Commons as members of a joint committee of both houses on the library.

Topic:   LIBRARY OF PARLIAMENT
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Motion agreed to.


PARLIAMENTARY RESTAURANT

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) moved:

That a message be sent to the senate to acquaint their honours that this house has appointed Messieurs Bancroft, Black (Yukon) Boivin, Carmichael, Cayley, Chevrier, Clark, Edwards (Ottawa), Fiset, Sir Eugene, Howard, Howden, Kay, Kellner, Lang, Macdougall, Ryckman, Senn, Wilson (Wentworth), a committee to assist his honour the Speaker in the direction of the restaurant, as far as the interests of the Commons are concerned, and to act as members of a joint committee of both houses of parliament.

Motion agreed -to.

Topic:   PARLIAMENTARY RESTAURANT
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OPIUM AND NARCOTIC DRUG ACT

APPOINTMENT OF SPECIAL COMMITTEE

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, this afternoon the house decided to appoint a special committee to consider Bill No. 4, an act to amend and consolidate the Opium and Narcotic Drug Act. Therefore I beg to move:

That the special committee on Bill No. 4, to amend and consolidate the Opium and Narcotic Drug Act, consist of Messrs. Adshead, Gervais, Guerin. Howden, Maloney, Macdonald (Richmond-West Cape Breton), McGibbon, Totzke, Young (Saskatoon) and King (Kootenay).

Topic:   OPIUM AND NARCOTIC DRUG ACT
Subtopic:   APPOINTMENT OF SPECIAL COMMITTEE
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Motion agreed to.


TECHNICAL EDUCATION ACT


The house resumed consideration in committee of the following proposed resolution -Mr. Heenan-Mr. Johnston in the chair. Resolved, that the Technical Education Act be amended to provide that any balance of the ten million dollars appropriated under this act unexpended on the 31st March, 1929, shall remain available during any one or more of the five succeeding fiscal years, but no portion thereof shall be paid to any province after the 31st of March, 1934.


LIB

Peter Heenan (Minister of Labour)

Liberal

Mr. HEENAN:

Before we adjourned at six o'clock, Mr. Chairman, an hon. member asked how much of the original grant had lapsed. The answer is, $1,140,174.90, leaving unexpended $1,462,111.64. These two amounts total over two and a half million dollars, which it is now proposed to give the provinces an opportunity of earning.

Topic:   TECHNICAL EDUCATION ACT
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February 15, 1929