Hon. J. G. GARDINER (Minister of Agriculture) moved that the house go into committee at the next sitting to consider the following proposed resolution:
That it is expedient to introduce an act to provide a new measure of supervision oyer stockyards and stockyard operations; and with respect to the grading, inspection and branding or marketing of live stock and live stock products; also to give legislative authority for the continued enforcement of the government program respecting the conditions under which live poultry may be produced and sold in Canada. The bill also makes provision for the appointment of officers necessary for the proper carrying out of the provisions thereof.
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.