Mr. BORDEN (Halifax), asked :
1. Wiiat are the quantity and value of magazines and papers published in Great Britain and imported into Canada for the years 1896, 1897, 1898, 1899, 1900 and 1901 ?
2. What are the quantity and value of magazines and papers published in the United States and imported into Canada for the years- above mentioned :
3. What is the cost of postage or express for transmission of magazines and newspapers from Great Britain to Canada, and from the United States to Canada, respectively ?
4. What concessions or arrangements exist between Canada and each of the said countries with respect to the importation of or postage and charges upon magazines and newspapers and are the conditions more or less favourable for the importation Thereof from Great Britain than from the United States ?