May 27, 1924 (14th Parliament, 3rd Session)

LIB

Charles A. Stewart (Minister of Mines; Minister of the Interior; Superintendent-General of Indian Affairs)

Liberal

Hon. CHARLES STEWART (Minister of the Interior):

Yes, the application is asking
to transfer 10,000 cubic feet of water to be used, and objection is being taken to this and the controversy is now proceeding before the Senate committee at the present moment, as well as an action in the court which presumably will be heard this fall. That is the situation at the moment. A protest from this government has been lodged, Mr. Stewart, on behalf of the Department of Marine and Fisheries, has been present at the hearing, although taking no official part in it.

Topic:   CHICAGO DRAINAGE CANAL
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