Sir GEORGE PERLEY:
I think Your
Honour is quite right in your interpretation of the rule. I would put it to my hon. friend from North Winnipeg (Mr. Heaps) in this way: Under standing order 15 there is a list of the routine proceedings. Then it says:
The order of business for the consideration of the house, day by day, after the daily routine, shall be as follows: -
And on Wednesday:
Questions; notices of motions; public bills and orders-
So questions come after routine. That appears on page 40; questions and notices of motions come after the routine proceedings are concluded. Therefore according to this rule, which was quoted by the hon. gentleman also, routine proceedings have been concluded; the routine business was concluded before questions were answered.
Subtopic: REPORTED REQUEST OP REPRESENTATIVES OP CANADIAN CITIES AND MUNICIPALITIES TO BE HEARD AT BAR OP THE HOUSE