question, if the government are waiting until the legislation regarding the eight hour day and the minimum wage is passed before tabling such correspondence. May I add that such legislation will not pass until this correspondence is produced.
gentleman to bear in mind the rules of the house in regard to asking questions. No hon. member is more familiar with the rules in that respect than my hon. friend. He knows that what he has added to his question is not proper, and I would ask him to be good enough to observe the rules when asking questions.
I should like to direct a question to the Prime Minister (Mr. Bennett). Has the attention of the government been directed to the terrible destruction which occurred recently in British Columbia due to a storm in that province, with damage amounting to approximately $2,COO,000? If so, is the government considering the advisability of rendering some financial assistance to those who have been affected?
Subtopic: STORM IN BRITISH COLUMBIA
like to ask the Minister of Marine (Mr. Duranleau) if any steps have been taken by the radio commission to ensure better radio reception in central and northern British Columbia. The minister is familiar with the problem; in that territory it is impossible to hear any Canadian broadcasts. According to my information some steps have been taken to improve that condition, and I should like the minister to say what has been done.
bers' days have been taken by the government I should like to ask the Minister of Justice (Mr. Guthrie) when he intends to proceed with the organization of the committee to consider amendments to the British North America Act.