February 23, 1905

FIRST READINGS.


Bill (No. 72) to incorporate the Canadian Canals Corporation.-Mr. Calvert. Bill (No. 73) to incorporate La Compagnie du chemin de fer a Montreal, Quebec et du sud.-Mr. Gervais.


QUESTIONS.

DEPORTATION OP IMMIGRANTS.


Mr. URIAH WILSON asked ; 1. How many immigrants were deported from this country during the fiscal year 1904, and up to the 1st of February, 1905 ? 2. What were their nationalities, and what was the cause of their being deported ? 3. How many were deported for diseases, and for what diseases ? How many because they were liable to become paupers ?


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I am sorry to say that this answer will not be ready for some time yet and I would therefore ask that the question stand.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   DEPORTATION OP IMMIGRANTS.
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ACETYLENE GAS LIGHTS.

CON
LIB

Hon. RAYMOND PREFONTAINE (Minister of Marine and Fisheries) : (Minister of Marine and Fisheries)

Liberal

1. Thirty-two.

2. $910.

3. Five.

4. Thomas Fraser, Windmill Point light, $180; John Hamilton, Hamilton's island light, $130 ; Barnaby Malette, lightship No. 1, $250 ; Vital Crdpin, lightship No. 2, $300; Michel Allard, lightship No. 3, $300.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   ACETYLENE GAS LIGHTS.
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HALIFAX FISHERY AWARD.

CON

Mr. A. MARTIN asked :

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Has the government decided to distribute among the provinces interested, the amount of the award received by Canada, generally known as the Halifax Fishery Award ?

2. If so, on what basis is the distribution proposed to be made ?

3. If not, is the question to be submitted for decision to the Privy Council of England or the Supreme Court of Canada ?

4. Will the government take action in regard to the settlement of this question during the present session of parliament, if not, already settled ?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   HALIFAX FISHERY AWARD.
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LIB

Hon. RAYMOND PREFONTAINE (Minister of Marine and Fisheries) : (Minister of Marine and Fisheries)

Liberal

1. No.

2, 3 and 4, answered by No. 1.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   HALIFAX FISHERY AWARD.
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CON

Alexander Martin

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. A. MARTIN.

Is the third section of the question answered ?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   HALIFAX FISHERY AWARD.
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LIB

Joseph Raymond Fournier Préfontaine (Minister of Marine and Fisheries)

Liberal

Mr. PREFONTAINE.

Yes, it is answered by the first.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   HALIFAX FISHERY AWARD.
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CON

Alexander Martin

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. A. MARTIN.

It is not answered by the first. I must say that these questions are not answered. The third section of the question reads :

If not, is the question to be submitted for decision to the Privy Council of England or the Supreme Court of Canada ?

Is that answered ?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   HALIFAX FISHERY AWARD.
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LIB

Joseph Raymond Fournier Préfontaine (Minister of Marine and Fisheries)

Liberal

Mr. PREFONTAINE.

Yes, that is answered, * no the same as the first part of the question.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   HALIFAX FISHERY AWARD.
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DREDGING AT RUSTICO HARBOUR.

CON

Mr. A. MARTIN asked :

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. What has been done by the government during 1904 to dredge the harbour at Rustico, Prince Edward Island ?

2. Has the sandbank in the harbour been removed ?

3. If not, what steps are to be taken to remove it ?

4. How much has been spent on this work last season ; what were the means used in performing the work, and who had charge of it ?

5. How many vessels were lost or stranded on this bar during the season of 1904 ?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   DREDGING AT RUSTICO HARBOUR.
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LIB

Charles Smith Hyman (Minister Without Portfolio)

Liberal

Hon. CHARLES HYMAN (Acting Minister of Public Works).

No dredging was done during 1904.

5. According to information supplied by the Department of Marine and Fisheries, only one vessel was reported wrecked at Rustico, during the year 1904.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   DREDGING AT RUSTICO HARBOUR.
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RESOLUTIONS RE NORTHWEST TERRITORIES AUTONOMY.

February 23, 1905