May 4, 1903 (9th Parliament, 3rd Session)


Robert Laird Borden (Leader of the Official Opposition)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. R. L. BORDEN (Halifax).

An understanding was reached under which two Wednesdays were to be reserved, this being done for the reason suggested by my hon. friend (Mr. Charlton) that there were a number of Bills on the Order paper. At the time, I drew the right hon. premier's (Rt. Hon. Sir Wilfrid Laurier's) attention to the fact of these Bills being on the paper, and so the two Wednesdays.were reserved. But these proved of no value for the purpose intended, because both were taken up by the budget debate. Perhaps the right hon. gentleman would consider that point and let us know at a future time-

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