May 14, 1908

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Mr. R. N.@

WALSH-by Mr. Taylor-asked :

1. Has the Beauharnois canal been transferred to the Robert Company, or is it still under the control of the Department of Railways and Canals?

2. Is Mr. Deschene, of Valleyfield, in the employ of the government? If so, what are his duties?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   BEAUHARNOIS CANAL.
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LIB

Hon. GEO. P. GRAHAM (Minister of Railways and Canals): (Minister of Railways and Canals)

Liberal

1. The Beauharnois canal is under lease to Messrs. William C. McIntyre and Edmund C. Robert, dated_10th of December, 1907.

2. No ; Mr. Deschesne is not now in the employ of the government.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   BEAUHARNOIS CANAL.
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GOODS FOR ANGLO-FRENCH EXHIBITION.

CON

Mr. MONK asked :

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. What amount of goods has been purchased by the government for the purpose of the Anglo-French exhibition in London?

2. What is the total sum due or paid for such goods to date?

3. What is the amount of goods purchased from Messrs. Bryson, Graham & Company of this city?

4. Are the goods so acquired to be exhibited, marked at their cost pried?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   GOODS FOR ANGLO-FRENCH EXHIBITION.
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Hon. W. S. FIELDING (for Minister of Agriculture) : (Minister of Finance and Receiver General)

Liberal

1. Total purchase of exhibits, $5,611.49.

2. Paid, $953.56.

3. $2,283.37.

4. No.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   GOODS FOR ANGLO-FRENCH EXHIBITION.
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EXPENDITURE-ANGLO-FRENCH EXHIBITION.

CON

Frederick Debartzch Monk

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. MONK asked :

What is the total amount spent to date by the government in connection with the Anglo-French exhibition?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   EXPENDITURE-ANGLO-FRENCH EXHIBITION.
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CON

Arthur Norreys Worthington

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. WORTHINGTON.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   EXPENDITURE-ANGLO-FRENCH EXHIBITION.
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LIB

William Stevens Fielding (Minister of Finance and Receiver General)

Liberal

Hon. W. S. FIELDING (for Minister of Agriculture).

May 14, 1908, $91,525.46.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   EXPENDITURE-ANGLO-FRENCH EXHIBITION.
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NEW GOVERNMENT STEAMER.

LIB

Mr. J. J. HUGHES asked :

Liberal

1. Has a contract for the construction of the new ice-breaking steamer for the winter navigation of the Northumberland straits been let yet ? If so, what shipbuilding firm has obtained the contract?

2. What will the ship cost, and when will she be ready for the service?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   NEW GOVERNMENT STEAMER.
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LIB

Hon. L. P. BRODEUR (Minister of Marine and Fisheries) : (Minister of Marine and Fisheries)

Liberal

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   NEW GOVERNMENT STEAMER.
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PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND RAILWAY-NEWS CONTRACT.

CON

Mr. LEFURGEY asked :

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Were tenders called for the privilege of a news agency on the Prince Edward Island

Railway for present contract? If so, what are the names of tenderers, and the amount of each tender?

2. Who holds the present contract, and at what figure per annum?

3. When were tenders last called for this

service ?

4. Did any party or parties, other than the present holder, put in tenders for this service since 1904? If so, what are the names of the tenderers, and the amount of each tender?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND RAILWAY-NEWS CONTRACT.
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LIB

George Perry Graham (Minister of Railways and Canals)

Liberal

Hon. GEO. P. GRAHAM (Minister ol Railways and Canals) :

1 and 4. Tenders were called for by newspaper advertisement in June, 1906, for the privilege of selling newspapers, periodicals, &c., on the Prince Edward Island Railway, for a term of three years, to date from September, 1906. Three tenders were received from the following, viz : Herbert T. Prowse, Charlottetown, P.E.I., $501 per annum ; R. B. Norton, Charlottetown, P.E.I., $540 per annum ; Sidney Grey, Charlottetown, P.E.I., $400 per annum? Mr. Grey was afterwards offered the privilege of news agency, at $550, which was accepted, by him.

2. Sidney Grey, at $550 per annum.

3. 1906.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND RAILWAY-NEWS CONTRACT.
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LENNOX ISLAND WHARF.

CON

Mr. LEFURGEY asked :

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Who has the contract for building the Lennox island ferry wharf, and what is the contract price? ,

2. What money has been paid on account of said work and is the work proceeding?

3. Has the specification been found unsuitable for the structure at this point, and is it the intention of the government to alter same by using stone and brush instead of piles ?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   LENNOX ISLAND WHARF.
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LIB

Hon. FRANK OLIVER (Minister of the Interior) : (Minister of the Interior; Superintendent-General of Indian Affairs)

Liberal

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   LENNOX ISLAND WHARF.
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CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION.

CON

George Eulas Foster

Conservative (1867-1942)

Hon. GEO. E. FOSTER (North Toronto).

I beg leave to apply to the House under Rule 37, for leave to discuss a certain question.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION.
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May 14, 1908