The house resumed from Thursday, April 7, consideration in committee of the following proposed resolution-Mr. Rogers-Mr. Sanderson in the chair:
That it is expedient to bring in a measure to provide assistance towards the alleviation of unemployment and agricultural distress, and for such payments out of moneys appropriated by parliament as may be necessary for all or any of the purposes of the proposed legislation.
Resolution reported, read the second time and concurred in. Mr. Rogers thereupon moved for leave to introduce Bill No. 105, to assist in the alleviation of unemployment and agricultural distress.
Motion agreed to and bill read the first time.
DEFENCE EXPENDITURES AND VICTORIA, B.C., BYELECTION-AMENDMENT OF MR. STIRLING TO MOTION OF MINISTER OF FINANCE