House of Commons Debates, Official Report, Volume 2

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E. Cloutier, Queen's Printer and Controller of Stationery, 1880

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Page 1340 - North-West, and learnt as by an unexpected revelation that her historical territories of the Canadas, her eastern seaboards of New Brunswick, Labrador, and Nova Scotia, her Laurentian lakes and valleys...
Page 1161 - Like leviathans afloat, Lay their bulwarks on the brine; While the sign of battle flew On the lofty British line : It was ten of April morn by the chime As they drifted on their path, There was silence deep as death; And the boldest held his breath, For a time. But the might of England flushed To anticipate the scene ; And her van the fleeter rushed O'er the deadly space between. ''Hearts of oak...
Page 1219 - All Lands, Mines, Minerals, and Royalties belonging to the several Provinces of Canada, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick at the Union, and all sums then due or payable for such Lands, Mines, Minerals, or Royalties, shall belong to the several Provinces of Ontario, Quebec, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick in which the same are situate or arise, subject to any Trusts existing in respect thereof, and to any Interest other than that of the Province in the same.
Page 1602 - Union, of the construction of a Railway from the Pacific towards the Rocky Mountains, and from such point as may be selected, east of the Rocky Mountains, towards the Pacific, to connect the seaboard of British Columbia with the railway system of Canada ; and further, to secure the completion of such Railway within ten years from the date of the union.
Page 1615 - Territory, or either of them, into the Union, on such Terms and Conditions in each Case as are in the Addresses expressed and as the Queen thinks fit to approve, subject to the Provisions of this Act...
Page 1176 - Our said Province hath anciently extended, and doth of Right extend as far as the River Pentagouet or Penobscot, it shall be bounded by a line drawn from Cape Sable across the entrance 'of the Bay of Fundy, to the mouth of the River St. Croix, ' by the said River to its source, and by a line drawn due north from ' thence to the Southern Boundary of Our Colony of Quebec.
Page 1175 - At the conference on the 6th of March the British Commissioners stated that they were prepared to discuss the question of the Fisheries, either in detail or generally, so as either to enter into an examination of the respective rights of the two countries under the Treaty of 18 18 and the general law of nations, or to approach at once the settlement of the question on a comprehensive basis.
Page 1217 - It seems to them that, in point of fact, the British Government has for a long period exercised dominion over this bay, and that their claim has been acquiesced in by other nations, so as to show that the bay has been for a long time occupied exclusively by Great Britain, a circumstance which in the tribunals of any country would be very important.
Page 1427 - ... should consist of such liberal grants of land, and such subsidy in money, or other aid, not increasing the present rate of taxation, as the parliament of Canada shall hereafter determine.
Page 1615 - It shall be lawful for the Queen, by and with the advice of Her Majesty's Most Honourable Privy Council, on addresses from the houses of the Parliament of Canada, and from the houses of the respective legislatures of the colonies or provinces of Newfoundland, Prince Edward Island, and British Columbia, to admit those colonies or provinces, or any of them, into the Union...

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