My Canadian Memories

Chapman and Hall, Limited, 1920 - 247 pagina's
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Pagina 6 - There is a path which no fowl knoweth, And which the vulture's eye hath not seen: The lion's whelps have not trodden it, Nor the fierce lion passed by it.
Pagina 186 - The House will cordially approve of any necessary expenditure designed to promote the speedy organization of a Canadian naval service in cooperation with and in close relation to the Imperial navy, along the lines suggested by the Admiralty at the last Imperial Conference, and in full sympathy with the view that the naval supremacy of Britain is essential to the security of commerce, the safety of the Empire and the peace of the world.
Pagina 105 - But though I could hear each voice as it spoke, I was unable to make out clearly what anyone said. It was an awful time. Each one of us felt as if the railway was our own child and we were prepared to make any sacrifice for it, but things were at a dead-lock and it seemed impossible to raise any more money. We men ourselves had given up...
Pagina 186 - The House expresses its firm conviction that whenever the need arises the Canadian people will be found ready and willing to make any sacrifice that is required to give to the Imperial authorities the most loyal and hearty co-operation in every movement for the maintenance of the integrity and the honour of the Empire.
Pagina 56 - I am inclined -to go further, and inquire whether all these objects would not more surely be attained, by extending this legislative union over all the British Provinces in North America ; and whether the advantages which I anticipate for two of them, might not, and should not in justice be extended over all. Such...
Pagina 204 - ... to a great extent lost. 3. Because it is essential to the continued national unity and development of Canada that no trade relations with any country should be agreed to by Canada on any basis which would check the growth and development of trade between the various parts of Canada with each other, or between' Canada and the various parts of the empire...
Pagina 25 - You may well say that, sir - but our night scenes far exceed those of the day. You would think they were incarnate devils; singing, drinking, dancing, shouting, and cutting antics that would surprise the leader of a circus. They have no shame -are under no restraint -nobody knows them here, and they think they can speak and act as they please; and they are such thieves that they rob one another of the little they possess. The healthy actually run the risk of taking the cholera by robbing the sick....
Pagina 204 - Canada's trade would have become so changed that a termination of the agreement and a return by the United States to a protective tariff as against Canada would cause a disturbance of trade to an unparalleled extent; and because the risk of this should not be voluntarily undertaken by Canada. (7) Because, to avoid such a disruption, Canada would be forced to extend the scope of the agreement so as to include manufactures and other things. (8) Because the agreement as proposed would weaken the ties...
Pagina 89 - Smith urged that it should be wholly regarded as outside party considerations 90 and stated that nothing short of a guarantee from the Government of interest on the whole amount of the bonds could induce capitalists to embark in the enterprise.
Pagina 205 - Reciprocity which would naturally follow would still further weaken those ties and make it more difficult to avert political union with the United States.

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