April 26, 1905 (10th Parliament, 1st Session)

L-C

Andrew B. Ingram

Liberal-Conservative

Mr. INGRAM.

When this Bill was before the Railway Committee I am inclined to think the hon. gentleman was not present. But before the amendment was put to the committee the Minister of Railways was asked what the policy of the government was on this question, and he declined to state what the government's position was on this important Bill. , It was pointed out that the Canada Southern Railway, which is also an American road, was situated similarly to this one, but they were compelled to comply with the law as it is at present. This Bill being amended on the line stated by the hon. gentleman will be a precedent to go by in future, and if the Canada Southern Railway Company come here asking for this legislation-

Topic:   PRIVATE BILLS.
Subtopic:   TITLE AND TRUST COMPANY.
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