I have the honour to inform the house that the clerk of the house has received from the chief electoral officer certificate of the election and return of Pierre Emile Cote, Esquire, for the electoral district of Bonaventure.
Pierre Emile Cote, Esquire, member for the electoral district of Bonaventure, introduced by Right Hon. W. L. Mackenzie King and Hon. Ernest Lapointe.
John Allmond Marsh, Esquire, member for the electoral district of Hamilton West, introduced by Right Hon. R. B. Bennett and Mr. A. A. Brown.
REPORTS OF COMMITTEES
Second report of standing committee on miscellaneous private bills-Mr. McPhee.
Second report of standing committee on agriculture and colonization.-Mr. Weir.
MARINE AND FISHERIES
Mr. A. E. MacLEAN (Prince) presented the third and final report of the standing committee on marine and fisheries and moved that the report be concurred in.
Mr. Speaker, the only purpose of this bill is to curtail the preference in favour of men who saw service during the war in the armies of allies of his majesty, and the best explanation of the bill can be found in question No. 8 on to-day's order paper.