DESERONTO POST OFFICE-BOXES
QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
IMPORTS OF DRIED PEACHES AND CANNED FRUITS-BRAZIL NUTS
INDIANS-PIAPOT RESERVE-SURRENDER OF LANDS
RECLAMATION AND DEVELOPMENT-ASSISTANCE TO MARITIME PROVINCES
Hon. ERNEST BERTRAND (for the Minister of Agriculture) moved that the house go into committee at the next sitting to consider the following resolution:
That it is expedient to present a bill to assist the provinces of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island in the reclamation and development of marshlands in the said provinces by the construction and reconstruction of works necessary therefor and the purchase of required machinery and equipment. Works may be undertaken only on the recommendation of an advisory committee to be established under the act and upon terms and conditions agreed upon with the province concerned prior to the first day of May, nineteen hundred and fifty-five. The Minister of Agriculture is empowered to appoint necessary temporary officers and employees to be paid out of the consolidated revenue fund with provision also for the payment of expenses of members of the advisory committees.
He said: His Excellency the Governor General, having been made acquainted with the subject matter of this resolution, recommends it to the consideration of the house.
Motion agreed to.
MOTION FOR REFERENCE TO JOINT COMMITTEE ON LIBRARY OF PARLIAMENT