February 4, 1909

LIB

Mr. OLIVER. (Minister of the Interior; Superintendent-General of Indian Affairs)

Liberal

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   SALARIES IN DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR.
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SOUTH AFRICAN LAND GRANTS.

CON

Mr. W. H. SHARPE asked:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Has the government under consideration any changes in the conditions relating to the South African land grants?

2. Do the proposed changes contemplate a relaxation in the condition of residing on the lands so granted? If so, what are the proposed changes?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   SOUTH AFRICAN LAND GRANTS.
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LIB

Frank Oliver (Minister of the Interior; Superintendent-General of Indian Affairs)

Liberal

Hon. FRANK OLIVER (Minister of the Interior):

No changes are contemplated.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   SOUTH AFRICAN LAND GRANTS.
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DOKIS INDIAN RESERVE.

CON

Mr. GORDON asked:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Have- all berths in Dokis Indian reserve been paid for in accordance with tender, requisition ?

2. If any have lapsed for non-payment, what are the numbers, and are they for sale now?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   DOKIS INDIAN RESERVE.
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LIB

Frank Oliver (Minister of the Interior; Superintendent-General of Indian Affairs)

Liberal

Hon. FRANK OLIVER (Minister of the Interior):

[DOT]

1. All berths on the Dokis Indian Reserve have been paid for except one, viz., berth

No. 2, sold to Mr. Patrick McDermott, of South River, Ontario.

2. This berth is held by the department and has not been again offered for sale.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   DOKIS INDIAN RESERVE.
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DAM AT MONTREAL RIVER AT LATCH-FORD.

CON

George Gordon

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. GEORGE GORDON asked :

Has the contract for building dam on Montreal river at Latchford been let? If so, when will the work be started?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   DAM AT MONTREAL RIVER AT LATCH-FORD.
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LIB

William Pugsley (Minister of Public Works)

Liberal

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

No contract has yet been let. The matter is under consideration.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   DAM AT MONTREAL RIVER AT LATCH-FORD.
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NEW POST OFFICE AT CHESLEY.

CON

Mr. DONNELLY asked :

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Was the amount voted last year for a

new post office at Chesley expended? ,

2. Will there be a further amount placed in the estimates at this session?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   NEW POST OFFICE AT CHESLEY.
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LIB

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

Liberal

1. No. . .

2. Matter will have due consideration.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   NEW POST OFFICE AT CHESLEY.
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LOWERING THE WATERS OF LAKES SIMCOE AND COUCHICHING.

CON

Mr. SAMUEL SHARPE asked :

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. What, if any, measures have been taken by the government to lower the wrnters of Lakes Simcoe and Couchiching?

2. What moneys, if any, have been expended for this purpose, the date of expenditure and persons superintending the same?

3. Is it the intention of the government to take further measures to lower the waters of said lakes, thereby reclaiming thousands of acres of first-class arable land?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   LOWERING THE WATERS OF LAKES SIMCOE AND COUCHICHING.
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LIB

William Pugsley (Minister of Public Works)

Liberal

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

As this question covers a number of works done in the neighbourhood during several years, it is suggested that a return be asked for.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   LOWERING THE WATERS OF LAKES SIMCOE AND COUCHICHING.
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LIB

James Kirkpatrick Kerr (Speaker of the Senate)

Liberal

Mr. SPEAKER.

Stands as a notice of motion for a return.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   LOWERING THE WATERS OF LAKES SIMCOE AND COUCHICHING.
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TRUST FUND OF RAMA INDIANS.

CON

Mr. SAMUEL SHARPE asked :

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. What is the amount of the trust funds held by the government on behalf of the Indians on the Rama reserve, North Ontario?

2. Has the capital account of this fund been

diminished by the government lately? If so, when, by how much, for what purpose, at whose instance and by whom was the money expended? .

3. Were the said Indians consenting parties to a diminution of their trust lands? If not, under what authority were the funds utilized for other purposes than for the immediate benefit of the said Indians?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   TRUST FUND OF RAMA INDIANS.
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LIB

Frank Oliver (Minister of the Interior; Superintendent-General of Indian Affairs)

Liberal

Mr. OLIVER.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   TRUST FUND OF RAMA INDIANS.
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February 4, 1909