February 10, 1909


Mr. MARSHALL-by Mr. George Taylor -asked: 1. What was the amount of money expended on Port Bruce harbour, including dred-ing, for the last four years, viz: for 1905, 1906, 1907 and 1908? 2. Is it the intention of the government to spend any money in Port Bruce harbour in the present year 1909, on the dock, to extend the piers or for any other purpose?


LIB

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

Liberal

1. The expenditure including dredging : In 1905-06 $ 4,947 761906- 07

4,999 831907- 08

665 111908- 09

5,846 25Total $16,458 952. Matter under consideration.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   PORT BRUCE HARBOUR.
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POINTE-AUX-TREMBLES WHARF.


Mr. MONK-by Mr. George Taylor-asked: 1. What was the amount payable under contract by the government for the construction of the wharf at Pointe-aux-Trembles, in the county of Portneuf, province of Quebec? 2. Who was the contractor and who was the lowest tenderer ? 3. Were tenders for the said work or construction called for publicly through the newspapers ? 4. What amount has been claimed by the said contractor for extras and what amount has been paid under the said head to said contractor ? 5. What was the nature of the said extras? 6. Who were the superintendent, the engineer and the inspector of said work? 7. What has been the revenue derived from said wharf since the construction? 8. Who is the guardian of said wharf and what is his salary?


LIB

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

Liberal

1. $22,490.

2. Onesime Poliquin.

3. Yes.

4 and 5. No claim to date.

6. Engineers, Thomas Breen and A. E. Decary; inspector, E. Plamondon.

7. No revenue has been received.

8. No guardian has been appointed.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   POINTE-AUX-TREMBLES WHARF.
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GUYSBOROUGH COUNTY PUBLIQ WORKS.


Mr. BHODES-by Mr. George Taylor- asked: 1. What portions, if any, of the following appropriations voted last session for public works in Guysborough county, Nova Scotia, have been expended, namely: Guysborough public buildings, improvements $1,400 Melford wharf 2,000 Port Felix, wharf and approach 2*500 Spanish Ship Bay, Liscomb, wharf on west side of bay 1,800 Fox island, extension of beach, extension work.... 2,000 .Liscomb harbour wharf 3.000 Dover wharf 3^000 2. If any money was expended, for what, and upon what item or items was it expended? 3. Does the government intend to proceed with these works this year?


LIB

George Perry Graham (Minister of Railways and Canals)

Liberal

Hon. GEO. P. GEAHAM (for Minister of Public Works):

1 and 2. Out of the appropriation of $1,400 for Guysborough public buildings, the sum of $412.17 was expended for lighting. No expenditure upon any of the other appropriations mentioned.

3. Matter under consideration.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   GUYSBOROUGH COUNTY PUBLIQ WORKS.
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ROYAL NORTHWEST MOUNTED POLICE -BARRACK GROUNDS AT CALGARY.


Mr. McCarthy asked: 1. Have any applications been received by the government for the transfer to any railway corporation or corporations, or person, of the grounds now occupied by the Royal Northwest Mounted Police in connection with their barracks at the city of Calgary ? 2. If so, from whom have such applications been received for the transfer of the same? 3. On what date and for what portion of said property ?


LIB

Wilfrid Laurier (Prime Minister; President of the Privy Council)

Liberal

Rt. Hon. Sir WILFRID LAURIEE (Prime Minister).

The answer is: No.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   ROYAL NORTHWEST MOUNTED POLICE -BARRACK GROUNDS AT CALGARY.
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NATIONAL TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILWAY-CONTRACTS.

CON

Mr. AMES asked:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. To whom have the contracts for sections 8, 12, 13, 16 in D, 16, 17, 19 in E, 19 in F, and 20, of the Transcontinental Railway been let?

2. What is the estimated cost per mile and the total cost in respect of each of these subdivisions ?

3. Where is the point of intersection where the North Bay branch of the Grand Trunk Pacific is expected to connect with the main line?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   NATIONAL TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILWAY-CONTRACTS.
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LIB

George Perry Graham (Minister of Railways and Canals)

Liberal

Mr. GRAHAM.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   NATIONAL TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILWAY-CONTRACTS.
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LIB

George Perry Graham (Minister of Railways and Canals)

Liberal

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

l & 2.

District Section. Contractor. Esti mated Cost per Mile. Total Cost.

$ S cts.

8 M. P. & J. T. Davis 33,606 5,011,346 50C' . . . 12 Macdonell & O'Brien 42,6 0 4,559,284 50'C* . 13 it H 33,185 3,815,279 10' B & E' 16 M. P. & J. T. Davis 31,784 3,308,048 25'K' .... 17 it H 20,199 2,019,908 25'E & F' 19 O'Brien, Fowler & McDougall Bros.. 47,288 5,967,208 75'F' .... 20 ii ii . . 37,977 902,324 00

3. The Department has no information.

FISH HATCHERY-LAKE WINNIPEG-OSIS. .

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   NATIONAL TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILWAY-CONTRACTS.
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CON

Mr. CAMPBELL asked:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. What amount has been expended on the fish hatchery in Winnipegosis?

2. How long has it been in operation?

3. What quantity of spawn has been hatched and put in the lake each year respectively ?

4. How much in bulk of spawn was secured during the past season?

5. How many men are employed at the hatchery, and at what salary each?

6. Who is in charge and at what salary?

7. What qualification had he for the position, and what official position had he under the government previously?

8. If he was dismissed, why?

9. Was he a returning officer under the Greenway government of Manitoba previous to his appointment on the Dominion Civil Service list ?

10. Had that anything to do with his appointment, and who recommended him to be fish inspector?

11. By whom was he recommended to be overseer or manager to the fish hatchery?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   NATIONAL TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILWAY-CONTRACTS.
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LIB

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

Liberal

1. $17,809, including construction and equipment of hatchery, caretaker's cottage, wharf and piping, and general maintenance.

2. Short period last fall.

3. None; hatchery only completed last fall.

4. 16,000,000.

5. Two. Officer in charge, $1,000 per annum. Assistant, $2 per day.

6. A. J. McPherson, $1,000 per annum.

7. Experience gained whilst fishery overseer on Lake Winnipegosis. Fishery overseer.

8. He was not dismissed.

9. Not to the knowledge of this department.

10. No. The Minister of Marine and Fisheries.

11. The Minister of Marine and Fisheries.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   NATIONAL TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILWAY-CONTRACTS.
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TARIFF ON HOGS FROM THE UNITED STATES.

CON

Richard Blain

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. BLAIN asked:

Is it the intention of the government at this session to increase the tariff on hogs coming to Canada from the United States, in accordance with the request of the Dominion Swine Breeders' Assocation?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   TARIFF ON HOGS FROM THE UNITED STATES.
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LIB

Wilfrid Laurier (Prime Minister; President of the Privy Council)

Liberal

Rt. Hon. Sir WILFRID LAURIER (Prime Minister).

I am sorry to say, my hon. friend (Mr. Blain) will have to wait for the delivery of the Budget Speech for an answer to this question.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   TARIFF ON HOGS FROM THE UNITED STATES.
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February 10, 1909