July 13, 1908 (10th Parliament, 4th Session)

LIB

Hou. AV. S. FIELDING (Minister of Finance) : (Minister of Finance and Receiver General)

Liberal

1. $9,826.51.
2. No.
3. The government is aware that non-approval by the French Senate of the convention of 1907 is due to opposition of French interests which have thought that the advantages accorded to Canada under the convention were greater than the benefits to France.
DREDGE'CHALLENGE/
Mr. BOYER-by Mr. Alexander Johnston

asked :
1. How many yards of material have been taken out last year by the dredge 'Challenge'; and at what place?
2. How many yards of material have been taken out in front of or in the neighbourhood of the G.T.R. Boating Club, on the St. Lawrence river, during last season and by what dredge ?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   FRENCH TREATY OF 1907.
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