ACKNOWLEDGMENT OF ADDRESS IN REPLY
Mr. R. C. MATTHEWS (Toronto East Centre) presented the first report of the select standing committee on banking and commerce, as follows:
The select standing committee on banking and commerce begs leave to submit its first report, as follows:
Your committee begs leave to submit the following recommendations:
1. That your committee have leave to print its proceedings and evidence taken, from day to day, and that standing order 64 be suspended in relation thereto.
2. That the quorum of your committee be reduced from 15 to 10 members.
3. That your committee be empowered to engage and pay George A. Touche & Company, auditors and chartered accountants, to assist the committee in its investigation with respect to the price of gasoline as referred to the committee by resolution of the house dated the 11th day of February, 1932.
All of wffiich is respectfully submitted.
AMELIORATION OF THE CONDITION OF WOUNDED AND SICK IN ARMIES IN THE FIELD
Motion agreed to.
Privilege-Mr. Stewart. (Edmonton)
TREATMENT OF PRISONERS OF WAR
Right Hon. R. B. BENNETT (Prime Minister moved:
That a message be sent to the Senate informing Their Honours that this house has adopted a resolution approving of the international convention relative to the treatment of prisoners of war, Geneva, July 27, 1929, signed on behalf of Canada by the plenipotentiary named therein, on January 29, 1930, and requesting that Their Honours will unite with this house m the approval of the above mentioned convention; and that the clerk do carry the said message to the Senate.
Motion agreed to.
SPECIAL COMMITTEE TO STUDY PROBLEM OF INSTITUTING CANADIAN SYSTEM
BEAUHARNOIS POWER PROJECT
PRIVILEGE- MR. STEWART (EDMONTON)