April 29, 1901 (9th Parliament, 1st Session)

CON

David Tisdale

Conservative (1867-1942)

Hon. Mr. TISDALE.

But, the argument advanced is to take away their rights, and if the Canadian Pacific Railway were a thousand times as unpopular as these gentleman say they are, I am one of those who would stand up for the rights they have acquired. I am willing to go out of the House of Commons, and feel I would be more honoured in doing that, than to remain here and give my voice in favour of changing contracts that have been solemnly entered into by this parliament. Let me ask these gentlemen who have so many grievances : Where would Canada be without railways ; where did the money come from

Topic:   THE CANADIAN PACIFIC RAILWAY.
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