February 22, 1932

APPOINTMENT OF SELECT STANDING COMMITTEE TO CONSIDER ACCOUNTS AND ESTIMATES

CON

Robert James Manion (Minister of Railways and Canals)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Hon. R. J. MANION (Minister of Railways and Canals) moved:

That standing order 63 of the House of Commons, relating to the appointment of select standing committees of the house be amended by adding to the select standing committees of the house for the present session a select standing committee on railways and shipping owned, operated and controlled by the government, to which will be referred the accounts and the estimates of the Canadian National Railways and the Canadian Government Merchant Marine for the present session, for consideration and report to the house; provided, however, that nothing in this resolution shall be construed to curtail in any way the full right of discussion in committee of supply, and that the said committee consist of: Messrs. Beaubien, Bell (St. Antoine), Bothwell, Cant-ley, Chaplin, Duff, Euler, Fiset (Sir Eugene), Fraser (Cariboo), Geary, Gobeil, Gray, Han-bury, Hanson (York-Sunbury), Heaps, Kennedy (Peace River), McGibbon, MacMillan (Saskatoon), Manion, Power, Rogers and Stewart (Lethbridge).

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CON

Pierre Édouard Blondin (Speaker of the Senate)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. SPEAKER:

Has there been any notice as to the appointment of the committee?

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CON

Robert James Manion (Minister of Railways and Canals)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. MANION:

My recollection, Mr. Speaker, is that the same procedure was followed last year.

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CON

Pierre Édouard Blondin (Speaker of the Senate)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. SPEAKER:

Is the house ready for the question?

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LIB

Ernest Lapointe

Liberal

Mr. LAPOINTE:

May I ask whether the names of the members constituting the committee have been decided upon as the result of arrangement between the whips or the leaders?

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CON

Robert James Manion (Minister of Railways and Canals)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. MANION:

I have moved exactly the same committee as was arranged by the whips and leaders last year.

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LIB

Ernest Lapointe

Liberal

Mr. LAPOINTE:

But it is possible that changes might be found desirable.

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CON

Robert James Manion (Minister of Railways and Canals)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. MANION:

It .can stand until tomorrow.

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Pierre Édouard Blondin (Speaker of the Senate)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. SPEAKER:

Is it the pleasure of the house to adopt the motion?

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LIB

Ernest Lapointe

Liberal

Mr. LAPOINTE:

The minister is willing to allow the motion to stand.

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CON

Robert James Manion (Minister of Railways and Canals)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. MANION:

Let it stand until to-morrow.

Motion stands.

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CRIMINAL CODE AMENDMENT


Mr. J. S. WOODSWORTH (Winnipeg North Centre) moved for leave to introduce a bill to amend the Criminal Code (unlawful associations).


CON

Pierre Édouard Blondin (Speaker of the Senate)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. SPEAKER:

Shall leave be granted?

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CON

Richard Bedford Bennett (Prime Minister; President of the Privy Council; Secretary of State for External Affairs)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. BENNETT:

No.

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CON

Pierre Édouard Blondin (Speaker of the Senate)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. SPEAKER:

All those in favour of the motion that leave be granted please say aye.

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Some hon. MEMBERS:

Aye.

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CON

Pierre Édouard Blondin (Speaker of the Senate)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. SPEAKER:

Those opposed will say nay.

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CON

Richard Bedford Bennett (Prime Minister; President of the Privy Council; Secretary of State for External Affairs)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. BENNETT:

No.

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February 22, 1932