May 19, 1905 (10th Parliament, 1st Session)

LIB

Henry Robert Emmerson (Minister of Railways and Canals)

Liberal

Mr. EMMERSON.

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however to keep it in repair as long as it is not costly because I can see that before long, if the hon. gentleman examines the subject, he may come to the conclusion that it would be a good thing to grant the right to use the water-powers. It would be an immense water-power, because there is about 80 feet of a chute. The canal is not in operatioit to-day to any great extent but it requites to be kept in repair because otherwise it would go to decay very soon.
St. Peter's canal-repairs, $500.

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