April 17, 1901 (9th Parliament, 1st Session)

IND

Leighton Goldie McCarthy

Independent

Mr. LEIGHTON G. MCCARTHY (North Simcoe) moved :

That the petition of the British America Assurance Company, presented this day, praying the House to suspend ail rules and formal notices regarding a Bill to be introduced granting to the said company power to own,' equip, maintain, operate and navigate on the lakes and rivers of | Canada ice-breaker and wreck-relieving steamers and other appliances for ice-breaking and wreck-relieving, and to subscribe for, purchase and hold stock or shares in any company incorporated for the purpose solely or amongst other things of owning, equipping, maintaining, operating and navigating on the lakes and rivers of Canada, ice-breakers and wreck-relieving steamers or other pppliances for ice-breaking or wreck-relieving, notwithstanding the expiration of the time for presenting petitions for private Bills, be read and received and referred to the Select Standing Committee on Standing Orders.

Topic:   THE BRITISH AMERICA ASSURANCE COMPANY.
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