September 15, 1903 (9th Parliament, 3rd Session)

CON

Thomas Simpson Sproule

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. SPROULE.

They are only contracting with the commission for the government. The commission are charged with doing the work for the government, and purpose giving out contracts. It is really the government which is doing the work. I am afraid that when that clause comes to be interpreted by the courts, the courts will hold that it is the government for whom the materials were imported.

Topic:   NATIONAL TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILWAY.
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