I have the honour to inform the house that I have received the following communication:
Office of the Mayor Ottawa, Canada
4th June, 1941.
Hon. J. A. Glen,
Speaker of the House of Commons,
Victory Loan 1941 Dear Mr. Glen:
The torch and scroll being carried by air force bomber from Victoria to Halifax and thence to England to be presented to the Right Hon. Winston Churchill will arrive in Ottawa on the 11th June. The Ottawa torch day ceremony will take place on that day on parliament hill at 5 o'clock.
At the ceremony the Right Hon. W. L. Mackenzie King will be the speaker and arrangements are being made for His Excellency the Governor General, the Right Hon. the Prime Minister, the Leader of the Opposition and myself to sign the scroll.
On behalf of the committee I have the honour to invite you to attend this ceremony. I beg to request also that you will extend an invitation to the members of the House of Commons to be present.
J. E. S. Lewis,
Subtopic: OTTAWA TORCH DAT CEREMONY ON PARLIAMENT HILL ON WEDNESDAY, JUNE 11