February 28, 1950

LIB-PRO

William Gilbert Weir (Chief Government Whip; Whip of the Liberal Party)

Liberal Progressive

Mr. Weir moved

that the report be concurred in.

Topic:   INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS
Subtopic:   EXTERNAL AFFAIRS
Sub-subtopic:   LIBRARY
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CCF

Stanley Howard Knowles (Whip of the Co-operative Commonwealth Federation)

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (C.C.F.)

Mr. Knowles:

Does the list as presented include the names of the members of the special committee on railways and shipping owned, operated and controlled by the government?

Topic:   INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS
Subtopic:   EXTERNAL AFFAIRS
Sub-subtopic:   LIBRARY
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LIB-PRO

William Gilbert Weir (Chief Government Whip; Whip of the Liberal Party)

Liberal Progressive

Mr. Weir:

No, it does not.

Topic:   INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS
Subtopic:   EXTERNAL AFFAIRS
Sub-subtopic:   LIBRARY
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Motion agreed to.


LIB

Elie Beauregard (Speaker of the Senate)

Liberal

Mr. Speaker:

I have the honour to inform the house that I have received the following communication:

Ottawa, February 27, 1950

Sir:

I have the honour to inform you that the Right Honourable Thibaudeau Rinfret, Chief Justice of Canada, acting as Deputy of His Excellency the Governor General, will proceed to the Senate chamber on Tuesday, the 28th February, at 5.45 p.m., for the purpose of giving the royal assent to certain bills.

I have the honour to be, sir,

Your obedient servant,

J. F. Delaute

Assistant Secretary to the Governor General

Topic:   INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS
Subtopic:   EXTERNAL AFFAIRS
Sub-subtopic:   THE ROYAL ASSENT
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LIB-PRO

William Gilbert Weir (Chief Government Whip; Whip of the Liberal Party)

Liberal Progressive

Mr. W. G. Weir (Poriage-Neepawa) moved:

That a message be sent to the Senate to acquaint Their Honours that this house will unite with them in the formation of a joint committee of both houses on the subject of the printing of parliament, and that the following members, namely: Messrs. Argue, Ashbourne, Bertrand, Beyerstein, Black (Chateauguay-Huntingdon-Laprairie), Blackmore, Boivin, Bonnier, Browne (St. John's West), Bryce, Cameron, Cardiff, Cauchon, Cavers, Charlton, Cruickshank, Darroch, Decore, Douglas, Fauteux,

Standing Committees

Ferguson, Ferrie, Follwell, Fontaine, Gagnon, Gingras, Gosselin, Gour (Russell), Harkness, Healy, Hetland, Hodgson, Hunter, Knowles, Lapalme, MacLean (Cape Breton North and Victoria), Maltais, McDonald (Parry Sound-Muskoka), McGregor, Mclvor, McLean (Huron-Perth), MeWilliam, Murray (Cariboo), Murray (Oxford), Robertson, Shaw, Sinnott, Smith (Queens-Shel-burne), Stanfield, Studer, Tustin, Weaver, Whitman and Wright, will act as members on the part of this house on the said joint committee on the printing of parliament.

Topic:   INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS
Subtopic:   EXTERNAL AFFAIRS
Sub-subtopic:   PRINTING OF PARLIAMENT
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Motion agreed to.


LIB-PRO

William Gilbert Weir (Chief Government Whip; Whip of the Liberal Party)

Liberal Progressive

Mr. W. G. Weir (Porlage-Neepawa) moved:

That Mr. Speaker and Messrs. Applewhaite, Beyerstein, Blackmore, Brown (Essex West), Carroll, Carter, Casselman, Cleaver, Conacher, Coyle, Dechene, Demers, Eudes, Fauteux, Gingues, Gourd (Chapleau), Hansell, Hellyer, Henderson, Higgins, Homuth, Hunter, Jones, Kirk (Digby-Yarmouth), Knight, LaCroix, Laing, Leger, Mac-Naught, McHraith, Pearkes, Proudfoot, Ratelle, Rochefort, Ross (Hamilton East), Rowe, Smith (York North), Smith (Moose Mountain), Tustin. Valois, White (Middlesex East), Whiteside, Winkler and Wood be appointed to assist Mr. Speaker in the direction of the library of parliament so far as the interests of the House of Commons are concerned, and to act as members of the joint committee of both houses on the library; and that a message to sent to the Senate to acquaint Their Honours therewith.

Topic:   INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS
Subtopic:   EXTERNAL AFFAIRS
Sub-subtopic:   LIBRARY OF PARLIAMENT
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Motion agreed to.


LIB-PRO

William Gilbert Weir (Chief Government Whip; Whip of the Liberal Party)

Liberal Progressive

Mr. W. G. Weir (Poriage-Neepawa) moved:

That Mr. Speaker and Messrs. Breithaupt, Casselman, Cournoyer, Dewar, Ferguson, Gauthier (Sudbury), Gour (Russell), Hansell, Harkness, Jutras, Lafontaine, Langlois (Berthier-Maskinonge), Leger, Lesage, Little, McCulloch, McGregor, Ratelle, Richard (Ottawa East), Rochefort, Simmons, Stewart (Winnipeg North), Stick and White (Hastings-Peterborough), be appointed to assist Mr. Speaker in the direction of the restaurant so far as the interests of the House of Commons are concerned, and to act as members of a joint committee of both houses on the restaurant; and that a message be sent to the Senate to acquaint Their Honours therewith.

Topic:   INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS
Subtopic:   EXTERNAL AFFAIRS
Sub-subtopic:   PARLIAMENTARY RESTAURANT
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Motion agreed to.


LIB

Louis Stephen St-Laurent (Prime Minister; President of the Privy Council)

Liberal

Right Hon. L. S. St. Laurent (Prime Minister) moved:

That the standing committees of this house shall severally be empowered to examine and inquire into all such matters and things as may be referred to them by the house, and to report from time to time their observations and opinions thereon, with power to send for persons, papers and records.

Topic:   INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS
Subtopic:   EXTERNAL AFFAIRS
Sub-subtopic:   POWERS OF COMMITTEES
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Motion agreed to.


RESEARCH COUNCIL ACT

PROVISION FOR ADDITIONAL VICE-PRESIDENT- DEFINITION OF "INVENTION"


Right. Hon. L. S. St. Laurent (for the Minister of Trade and Commerce) moved that the house go into committee at the next sitting to consider the following resolution: That it is expedient to introduce a measure to amend the Research Council Act to provide for the appointment of an additional vice-president of the national research council, and to bring the act into conformity with the Patent Act as to the definition of "invention". He said: His Excellency the Governor General, having been made acquainted with the subject matter of this resolution, recommends it to the consideration of the house.


EMMA MOIR

EXPRESSIONS OF CONGRATULATION ON HER


106th birthday On the orders of the day:


LIB

Louis-Édouard Roberge

Liberal

Mr. L. E. Roberge (Siansiead):

Mr. Speaker, on a question of privilege, there is a severe case of unemployment in my constituency which I hope we shall not have to solve. I refer to a very dear old lady, Mrs. Emma Moir, of Beebe, Quebec, who is celebrating her 106th birthday today. Through you, Mr. Speaker, I wish to send her our congratulations and to wish her health and happiness.

Hon. Douglas Abbot! (Minister of Finance) moved that the house go into committee of supply.

Topic:   EMMA MOIR
Subtopic:   EXPRESSIONS OF CONGRATULATION ON HER
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February 28, 1950