July 11, 1917 (12th Parliament, 7th Session)

CON

John Hampden Burnham

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. BURNHAM:

Oh, all right. Since the hon. gentleman (Mr. Oliver) has ascertained that in the last analysis the enforcement of this Bill depends upon this Government, and since he, or his side could have introduced safeguards by joining in a coalition Government will he explain why it is that the Liberal party in Parliament refused to join in the coalition which might have been effected?

Topic:   MILITARY SERVICE ACT, 1917.
Subtopic:   CONSIDERATION OF THE BILL IN COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE HOUSE.
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