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Month: May 1873

House of Commons Debates — May 23, 1873

Click here to view the original document (PDF). VACANCIES IN THE SENATE [Page 656] Hon. Mr. MACKENZIE asked the intention of the Government as to filling of the vacancy in the Senate caused by the death of Senator Burnham. A discussion has taken place some days ago with regard to the localities from which Senators were taken. They were informed by the Government at another part of the session that they intended to carry out the understanding arrived at the time of Confederation that an equal number should be taken… Read more House of Commons Debates — May 23, 1873