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Month: March 1871

Canada, House of Commons Debates, “Independence of the Senate”, 1st Parl, 4th Sess (27 March 1871)

Document Information Date: 1871-03-27 By: Dominion of Canada (Parliament) Citation: Dominion of Canada, House of Commons Debates, 1st Parl, 4th Sess, 1871 at 273-275. Other formats: Click here to view the original document (PDF). INDEPENDENCE OF THE SENATE [Page 273] Mr. BLAKE moved the second reading of the Act securing the independence of the Senate. He said that he considered the present position of the Senate very undesirable. That body was called upon to perform a most important part in the Government of the country, and there was no reason… Read more Canada, House of Commons Debates, “Independence of the Senate”, 1st Parl, 4th Sess (27 March 1871)