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Month: April 1872

House of Commons Debates – April 29, 1872

Click here to view the original document (PDF). SENATE [Page 78] Mr. MILLS moved, seconded by Mr. GEOFFRION, and the Question being proposed, “That, in the opinion of this House, the present mode of constituting the Senate is inconsistent with the Federal principle of Government; and that our Constitution should be so amended as to confer upon each Province, in some way, the power of appointing the Senators which represent it.” He said that if the question of a nominated Chamber had been submitted to the country at the time… Read more House of Commons Debates – April 29, 1872