February 24, 1930

VACANCIES

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Hewitt Bostock (Speaker of the Senate)

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Mr. SPEAKER:

I have the honour to inform the house that during the recess I received communications from several members, notifying me that the following vacancies had occurred in the representation, viz:

Of the Hon. James Alexander Robb, member for the electoral district of Chateauguay-Huntingdon, by decease.

Of Georges Doreze Morin, Esquire, member for the electoral district of Bagot, by decease.

Of the Hon. Robert Forke, member for the electoral district of Brandon, consequent upon the acceptance of an office of emolument under the crown.

I accordingly issued my warrants to the Chief Electoral Officer to make out new writs of election for the said electoral districts respectively 2419-1

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NEW MEMBERS

CERTIFICATES OF ELECTION

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Hewitt Bostock (Speaker of the Senate)

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Mr. SPEAKER:

I have also the honour

to inform the house that, during the recess, the Clerk of the House has received from the Chief Electoral Officer certificates of the election and return of the following members, viz:

Of William Spankie, Esquire, for the electoral district of Frontenac-Addington.

Of Vincent Dupuis, Esquire, for the electoral district of Laprairie-Napierville.

Of William Samuel Murphy, Esquire, for the electoral district of Lanark.

Of Elie Oscar Bertrand, Esquire, for the electoral district of Prescott.

Of Lawrence Alexander Wilson, Esquire, for the electoral district of Vaudreuil-Soulanges.

Of Cyrille Dumaine, Esquire, for the electoral district of Bagot.

Of Dennis James O'Connor, Esquire, for the electoral district of Chateauguay-Hunting-don.

Of the Hon. Thomas Alexander Crerar, for the electoral district of Brandon.

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INTRODUCTION


Thomas Alexander Crerar, Esquire, member for the electoral district of Brandon, introduced by Right Hon. W. L. Mackenzie King and Hon. Ernest Lapointe. Vincent Dupuis, Esquire, member for the electoral district of Laprairie-Napierville, introduced by Right Hon. W. L. Mackenzie King and Hon. P. J. A. Cardin. William Spankie, Esquire, member for the electoral district of Frontenac-Addingtan, introduced by Hon. R. B. Bennett and Hon. Hugh Guthrie. Elie Oscar Bertrand, Esquire, member for the electoral district of Prescott, introduced by Right Hon. W. L. Mackenzie King and Hon. J. C. Elliott. William Samuel Murphy, Esquire, member for the electoral district of Lanark, introduced by Hon. R. B. Bennett and Hon. Hugh Guthrie.



Governor General's Speech



Lawrence Alexander Wilson, Esquire, member for tike electoral district of Vaudreuil-Soulanges, introduced by Right Horn. W. L. Mackenzie King and Hon. P. J. A. Cardin. Cyrille Dumaine, Esquire, member for the electoral district of Bagot, introduced by Right Hon. W. L. Mackenzie King and Hon. Fernand Rinfret. Dennis James O'Connor, Esquire, member for the electoral district of Chateauguay-Hiuntingdon, introduced by Right Hon. W. L. Mackenzie King and Hon. Fernand Rinfret.


OATHS OF OFFICE


Right Hon. W. L. MACKENZIE KING (Prime Minister) moved for leave to introduce Bill No. 1, respecting the administration of oaths of office. Motion agreed to and bill read the first time.


GOVERNOR GENERAL'S SPEECH

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

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Right Horn. W. L. MACKENZIE KING (Prime Minister) moved:

That the speech of His Excellency the Governor General to both houses of parliament be taken into consideration on Monday next, and that this order have precedence over all other business, except the introduction of bills, until disposed of.

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Motion agreed to. 2419-1J


SELECT STANDING COMMITTEES

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

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

That a special committee be appointed to prepare and report, with all convenient speed, lists of members to compose the select standing committees of this house, under standing order 63, said committee to be composed of Messrs. King (Kootenay), Stewart (Edmonton), Casgrain, Hanson and Stewart (Leeds).

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Motion agreed to.


INTERNAL ECONOMY COMMISSION


Right Hon. W. L. MACKENZIE KING (Prime Minister) presented the following message from His Excellency the Governor General: The Governor General transmits to the House of Commons a certified copy of an approved minute of council appointing the Honourable W. R. Motherwell, Minister of Agriculture, the Honourable J. H. King, Minister of Pensions and National Health, the Honourable J. C. Elliott, Minister of Public Works, and the Honourable Fernand Rinfret, Secretary of State, to act with the Speaker of the House of Commons as commissioners for the purposes and under the provisions of chapter 145 of the revised statutes of Canada, 1927, intituled An Act respecting the House of Commons.


February 24, 1930