Hon. J. Watson MacNaughl (for the Minister of Northern Affairs and National Resources) moved
that the house go into committee at the next sitting to consider the following resolution, which has been recommended to the house by His Excellency:
That it is expedient to introduce a measure to amend the National Parks Act to authorize the governor in council to add from time to time crown owned lands to existing national parks; to provide new legal descriptions for certain national parks and in the case of Waterton Lakes and Prince Albert national parks to provide for the withdrawal of small tracts of land no longer required for park purposes; to provide for certain additions to Mount Revelstoke park, to Riding Mountain park and to Georgian Bay Islands park; to provide also that the governor in council may set aside as a national park of Canada, lands in the area of Kejimkujik lake in the province of Nova Scotia and the conditions therefor; and further to make certain changes in connection with the administration of the act.
Subtopic: PROVISION FOR ADDITIONS AND WITHDRAWALS, ETC.