1. What companies manufacturing explosives have loaded their products on board ships in the harbour of Montreal during the last season of navigation?
2* Is the Government aware that on account of a fire which started in one of! the ships in the harbour of (Montreal, a disaster somewhat similar to the Halifax disaster was barely averted?
3. Is the Government aware that on another occasion, in the harbour of Montreal, when explosives were toeing put on board, a large quantity of said explosives fell to the bottom of a ship, through the breakage of a cable, thereby again exposing Montreal to a great peril?
4. If so, will the Government bind' these companies bo effect their loadings outside the limits of Montreal for the present season of navigation?
5. Is the Government taking necessary steps towards protecting war munition depots, as well as the people residing in their vicinity, by establishing lightning rods or adopting some other means of counteracting the effects of lightning?
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