Hon. W. A. GORDON (Acting Minister of Immigration and Colonization) with unanimous consent moved that the house go into committee to consider the following proposed resolution:
That the Soldier Settlement Act be amended to provide for the transfer to the province or municipality of any land which for two years preceding such transfer has not been the subject of a contract of sale; to authorize the director of soldier settlement to pay rates, taxes and assessments on lands not under contract of sale; and to enable the department to convey areas greater in extent than five acres for the purposes specified in section 29 of the act.
He said: His Excellency the Governor
General having been made acquainted with the subject matter of this resolution recommends it to the favourable consideration of the house.
Motion agreed to and the house went into committee, Mr. LaVergne in the chair.