Skip to content

Day: November 19, 1867

House of Commons Debates — November 19, 1867

Click here to view the original document (PDF). INDEMNITY TO MEMBERS [Page 95] Sir John A. Macdonald moved that the House go into Committee of the Whole on the resolutions respecting the indemnity to members and the salaries of the Speakers of both Houses of Parliament. Sir John A. Macdonald explained the provisions of the law of the former Provinces of Canada, which he said had been found to work satisfactorily, and the principle of which had therefore been adopted by the Government in these resolutions. He proposed to fill… Read more House of Commons Debates — November 19, 1867