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Month: February 1936

Letter to Prof. F.R Scott

Click here to view the original document (PDF). 1402 Robson St., Vancouver, B.C. Feb. 25th/26. Prof. J.R. Scott, Faculty of Law, McGill University, Montreal, Que. Dear Prof. Scott:- Following my letters of Jan’y 1st and 22nd, and yours to me of the 14th January, I am submitting you the following further questions for the kind consideration of yourself and friends. I. The Policy Committee of the Provincial Planning Commission forwarded me the following memorandum some days ago: “FINANCE. In our opinion the Committee on Finance must “suggest two alternate plans… Read more Letter to Prof. F.R Scott

Letter to Professor F.R. Scott

Click here to view the original document (PDF). DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY HALIFAX. N.S. FACULTY OF LAW, FORREST BUILDING OFFICE OF THE DEAN February 14, 1936. Professor F.R. Scott, Faculty of Law, McGill University, Montreal, P.Q. My dear Frank: Thank you for your very interesting letter of February 11th concerning my recent article. I appreciate the various points which you make particularly the point as to the time when the trend changed. What you say on this point is probably more exact than what I had said, but I was making a… Read more Letter to Professor F.R. Scott

Letter to Vincent MacDonald

Click here to view the original document (PDF). Feb, 11th. 1936. Dear Vincent, I have just finished reading your article in the current number of the U. of T. Law Journal, and have enjoyed it immensely. Work of this explanatory sort is of great importance, particularly at the present time. One or two ideas occurred to me while reading the article which I feel like passing on to you, for whatever they may be worth. Your list of the canons of construction is most useful. I spend a lot of… Read more Letter to Vincent MacDonald

Minutes of a Meeting of a group of Canadian Constitutional Problems, held at the Home of T.H Sheard on Tuesday, February 11, 1936 at 8:15 p.m

Click here to view the original document (PDF). MINUTES OF A MEETING OF A GROUP ON CANADIAN CONSTITUTIONAL PROBLEMS, HELD AT THE HOME OF T.H. SHEARD, on TUESDAY, February 11, 1936, at 8.15 p.m. Present: John Bird A.S. Bruneau G.S. Challies Brooke Claxton Monteath Douglas P.S. Fisher H.N. McCrudden F.R. Scott T.H. Sheard In introducing the discussion Brooke Claxton said that the only statute bearing on this question is the War Measures Act R.B.C. Ch. 206 sec. 2, enacted first in 1914. This gives the Governor General in Council wide… Read more Minutes of a Meeting of a group of Canadian Constitutional Problems, held at the Home of T.H Sheard on Tuesday, February 11, 1936 at 8:15 p.m