Second report of the standing committee on railways and shipping, owned, operated and controlled by the government-Sir Eugene Fiset.
FIRST READINGS-SENATE BILLS
Bill No. 57, respecting Industrial Loan and Finance Corporation.-Mr. Vien.
Bill No. 58, respecting the Central Finance Corporation and to change its name to Household Finance Corporation.-Mr. Duffus.
(Questions answered: orally are indicated by an asterisk.
CANADIAN WHEAT BOARD-CARRYING CHAROES ON WHEAT
$3,493,620 39 NATIONAL HARBOURS BOARD-FIRE-BOAT "PLUVIUS"
EXPORTS TO UNITED STATES AND UNITED KINGDOM
BUSINESS PROFITS WAR TAX ACT, 1916
Hon. CHARLES A. DUNNING (Minister of Finance) moved that the house go into committee at the next sitting to consider the following proposed resolution:
That it is expedient to revive and amend the Business Profits War Tax Act, 1916, to validate any actions which may have been taken since the coming into force of the revised statutes of Canada, 1927, and to provide that the procedure for dealing with appeals from assessments under the said act shall be similar to the procedure for dealing with appeals under the Income War Tax 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.
On the orders of the day: