“An Elective Legislative Council,” The Globe (29 April 1852)
By: The Globe
Citation: “An Elective Legislative Council,” The Globe (29 April 1852).
AN ELECTIVE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL.
We give a letter on the inexpediency of making the Council elective from an able correspondent. We observe a great deal of comment on the subject in the Reform journals of Upper Canada and although there are some prominent exceptions we think that the verdict of the liberal press against the proposed change. Some have one scheme and some another, but an elective Council for six of eight years, or with different constituency from that of the Lower House, meets with general disapproval—and that we understand to [illegible].