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ENEW loin BLIC LIBRARI STATISTICAL YEAR-BOOK

OF CANADA

FOR

1895 PUBLIC

ELEVENTH YEAR OF ISSUE

ISSUED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

OTTAWA
GOVERNMENT PRINTING BUREAU

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TABLE OF CONTENTS.

PAGE.

Map......... ................. * - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

*uction............ . . . . . . . . . . . . ................... . . . . . .............. W.

Statistical Summary.............................................................

THE RECORT).

CHAPTER I. History and principal events, boundaries, &c. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1

-- II. Constitution and Government ..... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19

Synopsis of Union Act. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19

Qualification of Voters..... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ......... 24

Voters on Electoral Lists. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27

Local Self-Government. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ........ 29

Municipal Systems............ ... ... ... 31

Judiciary. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . - - - 33

History of the Confederation idea . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . - 35

Early Advocates of Confederation.............................. 39

Governors General of Canada...?:::...; 41

Dominion Parliaments 43

Members of the several Ministries. 44

Synopsis of Treaties. . . . . . . . . . . . . . - - - 63

General Boundary, &c ...... --": . . . . . 64

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44 III. Physical Features, Area, Meteorology, &c. . . . . . . . . . . ........... ... 89

4. IV. Lands and Land Regulations........................ ........... 123

** W. Forest Wealth. ... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 135

44 WI. Results of a Census—

History of Censuses in Canada..... - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 135

Population....... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 158

Industries. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 183

Development of Manufactures. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 201

-- VII. Countries with which Canada deals............ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 255

Japan. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 255

4. Newfoundland. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 259

VIII. Events of the Year—

Digest of Statutes of 1895................................... . 263

Orders in Council and Proclamations, 1895. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 77

Arbitration of Public Accounts .... . - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 280

Boundary Line Commission........ . . . . ..................... 289

Union of Newfoundland and Canada - 291

Railway Rates Commission ...................... . . . . . . . . . . 293

Geological Survey Expeditions...... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 295

THE ABSTRACT.

CHAPTER *X. Agriculture... ....................................... . . . . . . . . . 301

Crops.................. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 302

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