The Canadian Annual Review of Public Affairs, Volume 13

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Annual Review Publishing Company, 1914 - Canada
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Contents

Canadian Population and Immigration During the Year
97
Insurance in CanadaLife Fire and Fraternal The Union Life Failure
105
Incidents of Canadian Development
112
Great Britains Position in 1913 as to Naval Defence
119
The Colonial Dominions and British Naval Defence
125
The British Admiralty and the Cost of Naval Construction
132
The Parliamentary Naval Policy of Canadian Parties
138
Liberal Arguments Principles and Ideals in Parliament
149
Liberal Obstruction and Opinions Parliamentary Controversy
159
The Closure or New Rules for the Commons The Naval Bill Adopted
164
The Party Leaders Speak in Toronto Mr Borden at Halifax
172
Public Opinion as to the Naval BillConservative and Liberal
178
Public Opinion as to the Naval IssueIndependent and French Canadian
185
British Opinions of the Naval Question
192
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197
Work of the Hon George E Foster m p as Minister and as Commis
205
The Departments of Public Works
211
Marine and Fisheries and the Post Office
219
The Department of Railways
229
The Budget and the Finance Department
245
Parliamentary Proceedings and Debates of 1913
253
Sir Wilfrid Laurier and the Opposition Liberal Policy in 1913
276
Parliamentary Byeelections of the Year
283
The Farmers
292
The Canadian Manufacturers Association and Tariff ReAdjustment
301
Canadian Fiscal Conditions and the United States Tariff Changes
308
The Work of Government Commissions during the Year
321
VPROVINCIAL AFFAIRSONTARIO
336
Proceedings of the Legislature New Provincial Enactments
367
Provincial Finances Budget Speech of the Hon I B Lucas
387
The Proudfoot Charges against Hon Wm J Hanna
400
The Toronto
407
Provincial Education The Universities The Bilingual Question
418
Resources and Development of Ontario
433
PROVINCIAL AFFAIRSQUEBEC
439
The Legislative Session The Budget The Controversies in Montreal
450

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Page 552 - ... but the people reserve to themselves power to propose laws and amendments to the constitution and to enact or reject the same at the polls, independent of the legislative assembly...
Page 141 - House will cordially appiove of any necessary expenditure designed to promote the speedy organization of a Canadian Naval service in co-operation with and in close relation to the Imperial Navy along the lines suggested by the Admiralty at the last Imperial Conference, and in full sympathy with the view that the Naval supremacy of Britain is essential to the security of commerce, the safety of the Empire, and the peace of the world.
Page 648 - Bank from fulfilling its legal obligation to return their money to the bondholders, whose right to this return was a civil right which had arisen, and remained enforceable outside the province. The statute was on this ground beyond the powers of the legislature of Alberta...
Page 636 - Act as respects any land which is in course of development or appears likely to be used for building purposes, with the general object of securing proper sanitary conditions, amenity, and convenience in connection with the laying out and use of the land, and of any neighbouring lands.
Page 142 - The existence of a number of navies all comprising ships of high quality must be considered in so far as it affects the possibilities of adverse combinations being suddenly formed. Larger margins of superiority at home would, among other things, restore a greater freedom to the movements of the British squadrons in every sea, and directly promote the security of the Dominions. Anything which increases our margin in the newest ships diminishes the strain and augments our security and our chances of...
Page 552 - The second power is the referendum, and it may be ordered (except as to laws necessary for the immediate preservation of the public peace, health, or safety,) either by the petition signed by five per cent of the legal voters, or by the legislative assembly, as other bills are enacted.
Page 186 - The House will cordially approve of any necessary expenditure designed to promote the speedy organization of a Canadian naval service in cooperation with and in close relation to the Imperial navy...
Page 141 - That this House fully recognizes the duty of the people of Canada, as they increase in numbers and wealth, to assume in larger measure the responsibilities of national defence.
Page 151 - Those ships will be at the disposal of His Majesty the King for the common defence of the Empire. They will be maintained and controlled as part of the Royal Navy, and we have the assurance that, if at any time in the future it be the will of the Canadian people...
Page 128 - If the problem of Imperial naval defence were considered merely as a problem of naval strategy it would be found that the greatest output of strength for a given expenditure is obtained by the maintenance of a single navy with the concomitant unity of training and unity of command.

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