November 6, 1941 (19th Parliament, 2nd Session)

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William Lyon Mackenzie King (Prime Minister; Secretary of State for External Affairs; President of the Privy Council)

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Right Hon. W. L. MACKENZIE KING (Prime Minister):

Yesterday my hon. friend the leader of the opposition (Mr. Hanson) asked a question concerning the position in the United States of the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence basin agreement. Legislation to

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give effect to the agreement is included in an omnibus bill also covering certain other works, which is now before the rivers and harbours committee of the United States House of Representatives. This bill has not yet been reported to the House of Representatives, but it is expected that it will be reported shortly.

Topic:   ST. LAWRENCE WATERWAY STATEMENT OF PRIME MINISTER AS TO POSITION OF UNITED STATES LEGISLATION
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