June 10, 1931 (17th Parliament, 2nd Session)

CON

Richard Bedford Bennett (Prime Minister; Minister of Finance and Receiver General; President of the Privy Council; Secretary of State for External Affairs)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Right Hon. R. B. BENNETT (Prime Minister) moved:

That Messrs. Dorion, Fiset, Gardiner, Gordon, Jacobs, Jones, Lennox, Mackenzie (Vancouver Centre), Stewart (Lethbridge), be a committee to investigate from its inception the Beauharnois project for the development of hydroelectric energy by the use of the waters of the St. Lawrence river so far as the matters referred to are within the jurisdiction of the parliament of Canada, and without restricting the generality of the foregoing words in par-22110-1571
tieular to investigate the matters referred to in the speech made in the House of Gammons by Mr. Robert Gardiner, the bon. member for Acadia, on the 19th day of May, last, as reported on pages 1731-1740 of Hansard, and to report from time to time their observations and opinions thereon; with power to send for persons, papers and records.

Topic:   BEAUHARNOIS POWER CORPORATION
Subtopic:   APPOINTMENT OF SPECIAL COMMITTEE OF INVESTIGATION
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