March 4, 1910 (11th Parliament, 2nd Session)

CON

Thomas Wilson Crothers

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. CROTHERS.

The statement just made by the hon. Minister of Labour from the hon. the Minister of Militia (Sir Frederick Borden) does not of course challenge any remark which I made in my observations the other night, and therefore does not call for any reply from me. My observations were not based entirely on what the Minister of Militia said, but also upon a statement made, as reported in the Toro11*? ' Globe,' by the hon. the Minister of Justice (Mr. Aylesworth) to the effect that we on this side had approved of the resolution passed last March, prohibiting in any event the granting of a naval contribution towards the maintenance or construction of the imperial navy, and it occurred to me that the Minister of Justice is labour-

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