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THE INDIAN PROBLEM

ACUTE; If ACE IN CANADA.

DEBATE ON THE EXCLUSION

BILL.

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(Per Press Association—Copyright.)

OTTAWA, March 2

In the debate in the House of Commons on the Immigration Bill, Mr Rodolphe Lemieux ■ declared that the Hindoo problem in British Columbia had reached an acute stage, and emphasised the,, action taken in New Zealand rand Australia. -.>■■■■ ; i■, ;■. ; .'.. : Other/^speakers,!> referred; >to , ; ■•the. economic disturbances caused in lands where labour was well paid by the incursion of people accustomed to the lowest standard of living. On the other hand, speakers pointed out the necessity of preserving friendly relations with China and Japan owing to the growth of Canadian trade with those countries. '

During the debate Mr H. H. Steven's, member for Vancouver City, quoted from seditious, articles published in the vernacular in a San Francisco paper, entitled "The Mutiny."

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THE INDIAN PROBLEM, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8809, 4 March 1914

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THE INDIAN PROBLEM Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8809, 4 March 1914

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