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


Frank Oliver


Mr. F. OLIVER (Alberta).

In my opinion, the length of this session has become a public scandal, and I think that those who persistently have obstructed the business of the session from time to time, are responsible for that scandal, and for the

loss and trouble that are put upon members of parliament In attending to their duties here. If there was to be an adjournment, why was it not made from last Friday night so as to give members an opportunity of taking part in this celebration? But to call us here to-day for one or two hours' business, which, in "my opinion, has been for the purpose of further obstruction, is not to the credit of the hon. gentleman who is so anxious to cater to the labour sentiment, 1 presume.

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