Assiniboia [Manitoba], Legislative Assembly of Assiniboia Debates [on Confederation] (21 March 1870)

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Date: 1870-03-21
By: Assiniboia (Legislative Assembly)
Citation: Manitoba, Reconstituted Debates of the Legislative Assembly of Assiniboia, 1870, 2010 at 19-20.
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Legislative Assembly of Assiniboia

Assembly Chamber, Upper Fort Garry

Monday, 21 March 1870

The President having taken the chair and routine business having been transacted,

The Secretary of the Constitution committee read the second article of their report, which was as follows:—

“2. That our assembly of representatives be henceforth styled The Legislative Assembly of Assiniboia.”

On motion of Hon. Mr. Scott, seconded by Hon. Mr. Poitras, the article was adopted.

On motion of Hon. Mr. Bannatyne, seconded by Hon. Mr. Bruce, the third article was adopted, as follows:—

“3. That all Legislative authority be vested in a President and Legislative Assembly composed of members elected by the people; and that at any future time another House, called a Senate, shall be established when deemed necessary by the President and the Legislature.”

The House adjourned.

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