Resolutions on Federation, 1858
Galt was Minister of Finance in the Macdonald-Cartier
government at the time of these resolutions, and a
major advocate for federation of all the British North
Galt states that:
- The House
of Assembly of the Province of Canada supports a "Federative
Union by the subdivision of the province into two or more divisions
- Called for the proposed federal government to govern the North-western
and Hudson's Bay territories.
- The inclusion of the Maritime provinces in the union.