March 12, 1935 (17th Parliament, 6th Session)


Right Hon. S@

Mr. Speaker, one day last .week the hon, member for New Westminster (Mr. Reid) asked a question regarding a press dispatch which made reference to a bill in the United States Senate regarding the proposed Alaskan highway. The information I have gained indicates that a bill to the effect mentioned was passed by the United States Senate on February 25. It requested the president to negotiate with Canada an agreement for the survey, location and construction of the highway, and to make a survey of the route in cooperation with the dominion government. The bill has not yet been passed by the House of Representatives. The President of the United States has not yet made any representations on the subject.

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