Mr. FRANCIS WELLINGTON HAY (North Perth) presented the fourth and fifth reports of the select standing committee on banking and commerce.
Mr. HAY moved that the fifth report be concurred in.
Motion agreed to.
PENSIONS AND SOLDIERS' PROBLEMS
Mr. C. G. POWER (Quebec South) presented the fourth report of the special committee on pensions and returned soldiers' problems, as follows:
Your committee have considered Bill No. 19. an act respecting war veterans' allowances, and have agreed to report it with amendments.
Commencing with its preamble, several substantive amendments have been unanimously adopted.
For the greater convenience of parliament, your committee have agreed to reprint it in its amended form.
GRAND TRUNK RAILWAY COMPANY
PETITIONS OF FIRST AND SECOND PREFERENCE STOCKHOLDERS.
SUSPENSION OF STANDING ORDER 92 RESPECTING PETITIONS
PRESENTATION ON THURSDAY-SUSPENSION OF STANDING ORDER 28
FOOD AND DRUGS ACT AMENDMENT
Hon. J. H. KING (Minister of Pensions and National Health) moved for leave to introduce Bill No. 125, to amend the Food and Drugs Act.
He said: This is an amendment to the
Food and Drugs Act to allow the governor in council to appoint analysts who are not members of the staff of the federal Department of Health and allow them to be described as Dominion analysts. This request has come from cities and larger municipalities which have equipped laboratories and are desirous of having their analysts designated as Dominion analysts. The provision is:
-upon the request of any province, city or other municipality any duly qualified analyst then and for such time as the said analyst shall remain so employed by the said province, city or other municipality.
Such persons can be designated under this act as Dominion analysts.
Motion agreed to and bill read the first and second times.
(Questions answered orally are indicated by an asterisk.)