May 28, 1940 (19th Parliament, 1st Session)

LIB

Thomas Alexander Crerar (Minister of Mines and Resources)

Liberal

Mr. CRERAR:

No, that has not been seriously considered. I believe that individuals in the provinces have written letters to the newspapers suggesting that the provincial boundary should be extended to the north pole, but, so far we have not seen any keen disposition on the part of the provinces to assume
Northwest Territories Act

the extra financial burden which would be involved in the administration of the additional territory.

Topic:   NORTHWEST -TERRITORIES ACT JURISDICTION OF PROVINCIAL COURTS-CARE OF INSANE PERSONS
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