The History of Canada: From Its First Discovery to the Present Time

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McMullen & Company, 1868 - 613 pages
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Conservative Party have a majority in new Assembly
Reformers obtain a majority at the electionsBidwell again chosen
Imperial Duties surrendered to the Assembly
The Papineau faction aim at total independence of Great Britain
House of Assembly refuse to transact businessConduct of the Roman
Habitants unfit to exercise the franchise
Union the true policy of united Canada
Wetheral attacks St CharlesRebels defeated
Government of the Earl of Durham 1838
He dissolves ParliamentReform Party defeated at General Election
Rebellion commencesMackenzie threatens Toronto
The loyal militia march to save Toronto
Patriots driven from Point Pelee Island
Patriots are defeated at SandwichPrince orders prisoners to be shot
Depressed financial condition of Upper Canada
His speech opening Upper Canada Legislature
The Assemblys address to the Queen
great meeting beside it
he leans to the Conservative
Reformers obtain a majority at general election
Lord Elgin is attackedhis carriage broken
Great Fire at MontrealThe Legislature assembles at QuebecRecipro
Termination of Lord Elgins administration
Intense bitterness of partyspirit on the subject
Case of the fugitive slave Anderson
Opening of the session of 1862
Meeting of the new Parliament
Relations of the country with the United States
Progress of the American Rebellion
The adoption of the principle of Free Trade largely increases the commer
Another great fire at QuebecTrials of the captured Fenians
Constitution of the dominion of Canada

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Page 608 - Provinces ; and for greater certainty, but not so as to restrict the Generality of the foregoing Terms of this Section, it is hereby declared that (notwithstanding anything in this Act) the exclusive Legislative Authority of the Parliament of Canada extends to all Matters coming within the Classes of Subjects next hereinafter enumerated, that is to say : — 1.
Page 217 - Every Legislative Assembly of Ontario and every Legislative Assembly of Quebec shall continue for Four Years from the Day of the Return of the Writs for...
Page 607 - Provinces. 14. Currency and Coinage. 15. Banking, Incorporation of Banks, and the Issue of Paper Money. 16. Savings Banks. 17. Weights and Measures. 18. Bills of Exchange and Promissory Notes. 19. Interest. 20. Legal Tender. 21. Bankruptcy and Insolvency.
Page 608 - The administration of Justice in' the Province, including the constitution, maintenance, and organization of Provincial Courts, both of Civil and of Criminal Jurisdiction, and including procedure in civil matters in those Courts.
Page 217 - Pounds over and above all Rents and Charges payable out of or in respect of the same...
Page 610 - The Governor General shall appoint the Judges of the Superior, District, and County Courts in each Province, except those of the Courts of Probate in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick.
Page 608 - In and for each province the Legislature may exclusively make laws in relation to education, subject and according to the following provisions : — (1.) Nothing in any such law shall prejudicially affect any right or privilege with respect to denominational schools which any class of persons have by law in the province at the Union.
Page 610 - All duties and revenues over which the respective legislatures of Canada, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick before and at the union had and have power of appropriation, except such portions thereof as are by this act reserved to the respective legislatures of the provinces, or are raised by them in accordance with the special powers conferred on them by this act, shall form one consolidated revenue fund, to be appropriated for the public service of Canada in the manner and subject to the charges in this...
Page 610 - The salaries, allowances and pensions of the Judges of the Superior, District, and County Courts (except the Courts of Probate in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick), and of the Admiralty Courts in cases where the Judges thereof are for the time being paid by salary, shall be fixed and provided by the Parliament of Canada.
Page 612 - All Articles of the Growth, Produce, or Manufacture of any one of the Provinces shall, from and after the Union, be admitted free into each of the other Provinces...

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