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House of Commons, 15 March 1870, Canadian Confederation with Manitoba

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HOUSE OF COMMONS

Tuesday, March 15, 1870

The Speaker took the chair at three o'clock.

REPORTING DEBATES

Hon. Dr. Tupper presented the report of the Joint Committee on the subject of reporting and printing the debates of Parliament, recommending that the debates be published in both languages, and that Mr. Cotton's tender be accepted for this session.

SCHOOLS OF NAVIGATION

Mr. Fortin presented the first report of the Select Committee on Fisheries, Navigation, and the Inspection of Fish, recommending that Schools of Navigation be established in the principal seaports of the Dominion in connection with the Board of Examiners for Masters and Mates, which it is proposed to establish.

RAILWAY COMMISSIONERS' REPORTS

Hon. Sir George-E. Cartier laid on the table a return of the costs connected with the office of Railway Commissioners; also other returns connected with the Intercolonial Railway, together with the report of the Commissioners.

FISHERY DEPREDATIONS

Hon. Sir John A. Macdonald laid on the table correspondence respecting the depredations committed by American fishermen.

BANQUE DU PEUPLE

Hon. Mr. Dorion introduced a Bill intituled: "An Act to continue in force the provisions of divers Acts relating to La Banque du Peuple".

NORTH-WEST PAPERS

Hon. Mr. Morris presented the report of the Committee on undue publication of the North- West papers, which was to the effect that no officer connected with the House or the Department was to blame for their undue publication.

HARBOUR OF QUEBEC

Hon. Mr. Langevin introduced a Bill intituled: "An Act to further amend the Acts respecting the improvement and management of the Harbour of Quebec", and explained that [...]

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Canada. House of Commons Debates, 1870. Edited by P.B. Waite. Ottawa: Queen's Printer, 1979. Original scans accessible at: http://parl.canadiana.ca/.

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