Very well, then; I will
take the liberty of referring to it. Never on any former occasion did any government of Canada take the position that this Government has taken: that of demanding that the first grain the settlers sold out of their new crops should be taken as payment of the Government's lien.
Mr. ROC'HE: Would the hon. gentleman inform me what method of collection was resorted to by the province of Alberta in 1908, when advances were made in that province?