The collectorship of customs at Victoria, B.C., has been vacant, I believe, since February or March last I have not the exact date, The duties of the office are performed by the sub-collector. As to the fifth question, ' When is it proposed to fill the vacancy ? ' The Minister is not in his seat, and I cannot answer. The position has not been offered to Mr. Drury or to any other person.
Subtopic: COLLECTORSHIP OF CUSTOMS. VICTORIA, B.C.