Sir WILFRID LAURIER moved that the House -will, to-morrow move itself into Committee of the Whole House to consider the following proposed resolution:
Resolved, that it is expedient to authorize the Governor in Council to, on or after the seventh of April, 1911, grant a subsidy for steamship service between a port or ports on the Pacific coast of Canada and China and Japan, for such period or periods of time as may be deemed expedient, not, however, to exceed in the aggregate ten years, and to pay therefor a subsidy or subsidies, as the case may be, not exceeding the sum of 25,000 pounds sterling per annum for such service as may be deemed expedient from time to time.
He said: His Excellency having been
advised of the subject matter of this resolution recommends it to the favourable consideration of this House.
Motion agreed to.