April 2, 1918 (13th Parliament, 1st Session)

UNION

Samuel Hughes

Unionist

Sir SAM HUGHES:

As the minister is aware, two or three charges of dynamite properly placed might drain all the flooded land around lake Manitoba. I can point out one place in the Northwest, that I have had in view for a long time, that is flooded on account of a beaver meadow. We have not secured it yet, but we are watching for an opportunity to get hold of it. A week's digging will drain it. Although that land is flooded to-day, at an expenditure of less than fifty dollars it can be made arable.

Topic:   DOMINION LANDS ACT AMENDMENT.
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