May I ask the Minister of Marine whether he has received representations from public bodies in Montreal concerning the low depth of water in the harbour of Montreal and, if so, what action his department contemplates.
This morning I had a telephone call from Montreal-I think it was from the chamber of commerce-asking whether a delegation would be received some day next week by the Minister of Marine with respect to this very question, and I answered that I should be pleased to receive them at any time.
Prior to the five week adjournment of this house, the Minister of Justice announced that the superintendent of penitentiaries would proceed to Great Britain in order to secure information regarding the working of the Borstal system, with the idea of establishing it in this country. As this was part of the famous social reform program, the house would be interested to know before prorogation what has been done in this matter.
superintendent some day next week. It will not be necessary for the house to take action in the matter if it is decided to instal the system, but I hope to be in a position some day next week to make an announcement in regard to the matter.
Hon. GROTE STIRLING (Minister of National Defence):
My attention was drawn to the question the hon. member had asked in my absence, and I find that because of information from the government of Alberta, one-hal-f of the squadron of Lord Strathcona's Horse which had been at Sarcee camp carrying out a musketry course, was by order of the district officer commanding, brought back to its quarters in Calgary and held in readiness with the rest of the squadron to protect government property should that be required; otherwise, the only movements of militia which have taken place and are in process are those to and from central camps for training purposes. Those are proceeding strictly in accordance with schedules arranged some time ago.
Topic: B.C. RELIEF CAMP STRIKERS MOVEMENT OF SOLDIERS INTO CALGARY TO PROTECT GOVERNMENT PROPERTY