September 7, 1903 (9th Parliament, 3rd Session)

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The MINISTER OF FINANCE (Hon. W. S. Fielding).

I wish to move that Order 26 be discharged in order that I may substitute another resolution to the same purpose. I therefore move -that the following order be discharged :
House in committee to consider the following resolution :-
Resolved, that it is expedient to enact as follows :-
Advances may be made from time to time, out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund of Canada, to the Minister of Railways and Canals, to enable him to purchase necessary materials and stores for the construction, renewal, maintenance, and operation of the Canadian government railways, and for the establishment and conduct of railway stores ; provided that the sums so advanced shall not exceed annually, for the Intercolonial Railway the sum of one million five hundred thousand dollars, and for the Prince Edward Island Railway the sum of one hundred thousand dollars.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   SUPPLIES FOB GOVERNMENT RAIL' WAYS.
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