ALBERTA PROVINCIAL BANK-STANDING ORDERS_
MOTION FOR CONCURRENCE IN FIRST REPORT
Mr, W. H. GOLDING (Huron-Perth) presented the first report of the standing committee on standing orders, recommending that the proceedings taken last session in respect of the presentation of petition, the filing of draft bill, and the publication -of notice relative to the proposed incorporation of the Alberta Provincial Bank, be accepted as sufficient for the present session; and moved that the -report be concurred in.
PRINTING-CHANGE IN PERSONNEL
PROPOSED CHANGE IN OPEN SEASON ON DUCKS, GEESE AND SNIPE IN THE YUKON TERRITORY
Mr. GEORGE BLACK (Yukon) moved for leave to introduce Bill No. 5, to amend the Migratory Birds Convention Act.
He said: This bill consists of a short
amendment to the Migratory Birds Convention Act. Under the act as it stands, the closed season on the migratory birds mentioned in the amendment is in force until September 1. It is proposed to have the open season commence on August 15.
These migratory birds, such as ducks, geese and snipe, begin to migrate from the Yukon around the first of August and are practically all gone by September 1. The result of the present provision is that the sportsmen of the Yukon are practically prohibited from shooting these birds.
Motion agreed to and bill read the first time.
REQUEST FOR STATEMENT AS TO PRESENT POSITION
STATEMENTS RESPECTING ADJOURNMENT TO FEBRUARY 17-DOMINION-PROVINCIAL RELATIONS CONFERENCE
On the orders of the day: