I have the honour to inform the House that I have received the following communication:
Ottawa, April 25, 1974
I have the honour to inform you that the Honourable Wishart F. Spence, O.B.E., Puisne Judge of the Supreme Court of Canada, in his capacity as Deputy Governor General, will proceed to the Senate Chamber today, the 25th April, at 5.45 p.m., for the purpose of giving Royal Assent to a bill.
I have the honour to be,
Your obedient servant,
Andre Garneau Administrative Secretary to the Governor General
A message was delivered by the Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod, as follows:
Mr. Speaker, the Honourable the Deputy Governor General desires the immediate attendance of this honourable House in the chamber of the honourable the Senate.
Accordingly, Mr. Speaker with the House went up to the Senate chamber.
And being returned:
Mr. Speaker informed the House that the Deputy Governor General had been pleased to give in Her Majesty's name the Royal Assent to the following bill:
Bill C-5, an Act to authorize the provision of moneys to meet certain capital expenditures of the Canadian National Railways System and Air Canada for the period from the 1st day of January, 1973, to the 30th day of June, 1974, and to authorize the guarantee by Her Majesty of
certain securities to be issued by the Canadian National Railway Company and certain debentures to be issued by Air Canada-Chapter 6.
At 6.05 p.m. the House took recess.