May 7, 1901 (9th Parliament, 1st Session)

LIB

Charles Bernhard Heyd

Liberal

Mr. HEYD.

That from and after the first day of July, one thousand nine hundred and one, there shall be paid to the province of Prince Edward Island, in addition to all sums now authorized by law, an annual allowance of thirty thousand dollars, which allowance shall become payable and be paid to the said province half-yearly on the first days of July and January in each and every year, beginning with the said first day of July, one thousand nine hundred and one, such allowance to be paid and accepted in full settlement of all claims of the said province against the Dominion of Canada on account of alleged non-fulfilment of the terms of union between the Dominion and the said province as respects the maintenance of efficient steam communication between the island and the mainland.
He said : I desire to say that His Excellency the Governor General, having been made acquainted with the subject-matter of this resolution, recommends it to the favourable consideration of this House.

Topic:   PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND CLAIMS- MAINTENANCE OF STEAM COMMUNICATION.
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