Report of the Royal Commission Appointed to Inquire Into the Methods by Which Oriental Labourers Have Been Induced to Come to Canada

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Page 10 - In testimony whereof, We have caused these Our letters to be made patent, and the Great Seal of Canada to be hereunto affixed.
Page 54 - That whenever the President shall be satisfied that passports issued by any foreign government to its citizens to go to any country other than the United States or to any insular possession of the United States or to the Canal Zone...
Page 51 - And I make this solemn declaration conscientiously believing it to be true, and knowing that it is of the same force and effect as if made under oath, and by virtue of the Canada Evidence Act.
Page 9 - NOW KNOW YE that by and with the advice of Our Privy Council for Canada, We do by these Presents nominate, constitute and appoint...
Page 54 - States or to any insular possession of the United States or to the Canal Zone are being used for the purpose of enabling the holders to come to the continental territory of the United States to the detriment of labor conditions therein, the President...
Page 10 - Our letters to be made patent and the Great Seal of Canada to be hereunto affixed. Witness, Our Right Trusty and Right...
Page 9 - Board shall have all the power of summoning before it any witnesses, and of requiring them to give evidence on oath, or on solemn affirmation, if they are persons entitled to affirm in civil matters...
Page 75 - ... its origin in the visit of the soldiers of the different colonies of the Empire to London, at the time of the Queen's Jubilee; that the Indian troops who had returned home via Canada had been made much of, and were impressed by the country and its opportunities ; that Indians were employed very largely as police in Hong Kong, and that it was from among their number that the movement had started in the first instance. Asked what year that would be, Mr. Brown replied 'five or six years ago, possibly...
Page 9 - The commissioners shall have the power of summoning before them any witnesses, and of requiring them to give evidence on oath, or on solemn affirmation if they are persons entitled to affirm in civil matters, and orally or in writing, and to produce such documents and things as the commissioners deem requisite to the full investigation of the matters into which they are appointed to examine.
Page 9 - FIFTH, by the Grace of God of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, and of the British Dominions beyond the Seas King, Defender of the Faith, Emperor of India : To all to whom these Presents shall come, Greeting.

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