Sir HENRY DRAYTON (West York):
Mr. Speaker, I should like to ask my right hon. friend the leader of the House whether
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he has noticed the statement contained in this morning's papers to the effect that New York interests are seeking to make a very large development of power on the St. Lawrence, and that the consent of the government of Canada would first have to be obtained for any such development. Has any application for consent been made to the government?