Province of Canada, Legislative Assembly, Seat of Government, 8th Parl, 3rd Sess (30 January 1865)
By: Province of Canada (Parliament), Morning Chronicle
Citation: “Provincial Parliament. Legislative Assembly. Monday, Jany. 30th” [Quebec] Morning Chronicle (31 January 1865).
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Note: All endnotes come from our recent publication, Charles Dumais & Michael Scott (ed.), The Confederation Debates in the Province of Canada (CCF, 2022).
Seat of Government
François Bourassa [St. Johns] asked whether it is the intention of the Government to remove the seat of government to Ottawa this spring or during the present year?
John A. Macdonald [Kingston, Attorney-General West]—It is the intention of the Government to remove the seat of government to Ottawa.
Some Hon. Members—Hear, hear.