February 4, 1909

QUESTIONS.

EAST BOUND TRAFFIC OVER I.C.R.


Mr. SINCLAIR-by Mr. Bickerdike- asked: What percentage of the traffic passing over the Intercolonial Railway is east bound?


LIB

George Perry Graham (Minister of Railways and Canals)

Liberal

Hon. GEORGE P. GRAHAM (Minister of Railways and Canals).

1. For the year ended December 31, 1908, percentage of east-bound tonnage, was 37-93 per cent.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   EAST BOUND TRAFFIC OVER I.C.R.
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VACANCY ON BOARD OF RAILWAY COMMISSIONERS.

CON

Mr. STAPLES asked:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. When will the vacancy on the Board of Railway Commissioners, caused by the death cf the late Hon. Mr. Greenway, be filled?

2. Has the government received any petitions or resolutions from any organizations asking that an able and practical farmer be appointed to the position? If so, from what organization ?

3. Do they name any particular person or persons whom they want appointed? If so, who is the person or persons?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   VACANCY ON BOARD OF RAILWAY COMMISSIONERS.
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LIB

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

Liberal

1. This has not yet been decided.

2. The government has received representations from various bodies interested in agriculture requesting that a farmer be appointed to the Board of Railway Commissioners.

3. The government is of opinion that it would not be in the public interest to announce the names submitted, at present.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   VACANCY ON BOARD OF RAILWAY COMMISSIONERS.
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DOUBLE TRACKING OF INTERCOLONIAL NEAR AMHERST.

CON

Edgar Nelson Rhodes

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. RHODES asked:

In reference to the survey proposed for double tracking of the Intercolonial Railway from a point at or near Amherst to a point at or near Truro, via Parrsborough:

1. When did actual field work begin, and when did it cease?

2. Has the survey been completed? If not, why not ?

3. Have plans and profiles been prepared? If not, why not ?

4. What is the total cost to date?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   DOUBLE TRACKING OF INTERCOLONIAL NEAR AMHERST.
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LIB

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

Liberal

1. Field work began August 24, 1908, finished December 1, 1908.

2. Survey has been completed.

3. Plans and profiles have been prepared.

4. $9,914.05.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   DOUBLE TRACKING OF INTERCOLONIAL NEAR AMHERST.
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COST OF BRIDGE OVER SHELL RIVER.

CON

Mr. ROCHE asked:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. What was the original estimate of cost of bridge recently completed over the Shell river at Shellmouth?

2. What was the total cost of the bridge?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   COST OF BRIDGE OVER SHELL RIVER.
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LIB

Hon. WM. PUGSLEY (Minister Public Works): (Minister of Public Works)

Liberal

1. $9,772.40, exclusive of approaches,

based on design which was not adopted.

$33,000 exclusive of approaches and superintendence, based on design of steel

superstructure and concrete substructure

as finally adopted.

2. Contract price steel superstructure $20,400 00

Contract price concrete substructure 16,596 00

Extra work required to reach suitable foundations $ 3,535 85

Superintendence, travelling expenses, advertising, &e. 2,420 84

Total cost $42,952 69

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   COST OF BRIDGE OVER SHELL RIVER.
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COST OF POST OFFICE AT SELKIRK.

CON

George Henry Bradbury

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. BRADBURY asked:

What was the total cost of post office at Selkirk, Manitoba?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   COST OF POST OFFICE AT SELKIRK.
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Hon. WM@

PUGSLEY (Minister of Public Works), $30,666.21, including site.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   COST OF POST OFFICE AT SELKIRK.
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DELIMITING BOUNDARIES OF MANITOBA.

CON

Mr. ROCHE asked:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. What progress has been made towards arriving at a settlement with the government ot Manitoba in regard to the terms to be included in the Bill to be introduced delimiting the boundaries of the province of Manitoba?

2. Will a conference with the provincial ministers be held before the Bill is introduced ?

3. Will the Bill be introduced in time to be considered at the ensuing session of the local legislature?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   DELIMITING BOUNDARIES OF MANITOBA.
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Reiffenstein. J. H ....@

I may inform my hon. friend that a Bill is now being prepared in the Department of Justice to give effect to the resolutions which were adopted last year with reference to the boundaries of Manitoba, Quebec and Ontario. The Bill with regard to Manitoba will be submitted to the government of the province of Manitoba for conference between the government of that province and the government of the Dominion. It will be submitted to the provincial government in time to be considered by the provincial legislature.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   DELIMITING BOUNDARIES OF MANITOBA.
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RIDING MOUNTAIN TIMBER RESERVE.

February 4, 1909