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

LIB

Wilfrid Laurier (Prime Minister; President of the Privy Council)

Liberal

Sir WILFRID LAURIER.

I am not sure as to that. All this matter has to be looked into. At present, we do not know whether we have an Alien Labour law or not. Of course, I think we have it yet: Not because I am in love with that kind of legislation ; it is not a thing to be generally approved. But our action in passing it was an action in self defence. In order to reach a deci-; sion as to what we shall do, we must have the best information and advice on the subject whether the Alien Labour Law is m force or not.

Topic:   BANK ACT AMENDMENT.
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