March 6, 1928 (16th Parliament, 2nd Session)


Charles Avery Dunning (Minister of Railways and Canals)


Mr. DUNNING moved:

That standing order 63, of the House of Commons, relating to the appointment of select standing committees of the house, be amended by adding to the select standing committees of the house for the present session a select standing committee on railways and shipping owned, operated and controlled by the government, to which will be referred the accounts and the estimates of the Canadian National Railways and the Canadian Government Merchant Marine for the present session, for consideration and for report to the house, provided, however, that nothing in this resolution shall be construed to

curtail in any way the full right of discussion in committee of supply; and that the said committee consist of Messrs. Bell (St. Antoine), Cantley, Chaplin, Drayton, Duff, Dunning, Fiset, Goodison, Harris, Jelliff, Jenkins, McLean (Melfort), Milne, Power ai*l Stevens.
He said: The resolution is identical with resolutions of former years in this regard.

Full View