March 12, 1902 (9th Parliament, 2nd Session)

IND

William Findlay Maclean

Independent Conservative

Mr. MACLEAN.

It is a straining of the constitution under the British North America Act. But the question of constitutional revision is in the air, and it must be settled in some way, and cannot be dismissed by saying that we have a stereotyped constitution. Above all things, men who call themselves Liberals and say they are living under a British constitutional system entirely ignore the spirit of that constitution when they ignore its progressive character.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   PROPERTY AND CIVIL RIGHTS.
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