August 23, 1917 (12th Parliament, 7th Session)

CON

Arthur Meighen (Solicitor General of Canada)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. MEIGHEN:

We have the power to do it undoubtedly, and I so intimated then and I so pronounce now, but it is not in the interest of Canada that we should do it. It is in the interest of Canada to pay for property that we take what that property is fairly worth.

Topic:   CANADIAN RAILWAY SITUATION.
Subtopic:   CONSIDERATION OF CANADIAN NORTHERN RAILWAY BILL RESUMED IN COMMITTEE.
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