Official Report of the Debates, House of Commons Volume 6

Official Report of the Debates, House of Commons Volume 6

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1907 edition. Excerpt: ...of the inside service, a more just classification will he made for them. Mr. FISHER. In reply to the remarks of the hon. member who has just spoken (Mr. Caron), I have already explained that this Bill does not propose directly to increase the salaries in the civil service. In regard to some opinions which are said to have obtained currency amongst the civil servants, I think I may take the memorandum which was presented to me by a delegation of those gentlemen the other day, as expressing their opinions. There are one or two points I may refer to in this memorandum. apart from the increase in salaries. This Bill is intended to carry out almost entirely what is proposed in this memorandum. In consequence of various representations which have been made to me since the Bill was drafted, and after further consultation with the Department of Justice, I shall have to propose in committee some verbal amendments which will make clear the points this memorandum refers to. I think. however, I will not say more upon that subject until the Bill reaches committee. In regard to the outside service. in the Departments in Ottawa, the Bill makes provision for bringing it under the operations of this amending Act. The Ottawa outside service is practically doing the same work, entirely so, as the clerks at Ottawa who are in the inside service, and consequently the rules which would apply to the inside service to-day can be immediately applied to the clerks who are to-day in the outside service in Ottawa. When, however, we come to deal with the vast body of the outside service scattered over Canada, it is a very different matter. There are provisions in the Bill to deal with these from time to time, as the head of any department may think necessary. and more

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  • Paperback | 676 pages
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  • United States
  • English
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  • 9781236782663