March 24, 1909

QUESTIONS.

ALBERTA TIMBER LANDS.

L-C

John Herron

Liberal-Conservative

Mr. HERRON asked:

What was the total revenue due and payable to the government from all sources, exclusive Mr. FISHER.

of bonuses, in respect of the timber lands in the province of Alberta under lease, permit, or limit, during the twelve months ending 31st March, 1908, and how much of the above has been collected?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   ALBERTA TIMBER LANDS.
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LIB

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

Liberal

Hon. FRANK OLIVER (Minister of the Interior).

Amount due and payable, $34,634.24; amount collected, $34,300.61.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   ALBERTA TIMBER LANDS.
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EAST POINT LIGHTHOUSE.

CON

Mr. FRASER asked:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Has Lauchlin McDonald resigned his position as keeper of the East Point, P.E.I., lighthouse? If so, what is the date of his resignation?

2. Has any one been appointed in his place as lighthouse keeper of said light? If so, what is his name?

3. Upon whose recommendation was this last appointment made, and what is the date of the appointment?

4. Who are the securities of the new appointee?

5. Have any complaints been made to the department during the last year concerning this light?

6. Were there any other applicants for this position? If so, who were the applicants?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   EAST POINT LIGHTHOUSE.
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LIB

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

Liberal

1. Yes. June 4, 1908.

2. Yes. Ronald John McDonald.

3. On the instructions of the hon. the Minister of Marine and Fisheries. July 1, 1908.

4. No securities are required.

5. No.

6. No.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   EAST POINT LIGHTHOUSE.
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GEORGETOWN, P.E.I., MARINE AGENT.

CON

Mr. FRASER asked:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Who is the marine agent at Georgetown, Prince Edward Island?

2. How much is he paid and what are his duties ?

3. What position is held by Scoby Johnston?

4. How much is he paid, for what services, and what are his duties?

5. How are his duties distinguished from those of the agent?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   GEORGETOWN, P.E.I., MARINE AGENT.
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LIB

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

Liberal

1. Mr. John A. McCormack is subagent at Georgetown, Prince Edward Island.

2. $100 a year. He is acting as subagent at Georgetown and looks after the freight, also winter mail service when government vessels are calling at Georgetown.

3. He is acting as timekeeper.

4. Thirty cents an hour while in the service of the government. He looks after local freight and keeps time when the men are loading and unloading the vessels.

5. His duties are limited to time keeping and looking after the freight while the duty of the agent is to look after the expenditure and revenue for that agency.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   GEORGETOWN, P.E.I., MARINE AGENT.
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ONTARIO METEOROLOGICAL STATIONS.

CON

Mr. THORNTON asked:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. How many meteorological stations are there in Ontario, and where are they situated?

2. Which of these were erected in 1908?

3. At whose expense were they erected?

4. What is the object of these stations or towers, and what service do they render ?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   ONTARIO METEOROLOGICAL STATIONS.
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LIB

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

Liberal

1. Agincourt, Aurora, Birnam, Bruce Mines, Bancroft, Chatham, Clinton, Cock, burn Island, Cowal (Dutton), Ennismore, Guelph, Georgetown, Haileybury, Huntsville, Kingston, London, Lindsay, Lans-downe, Meaford, Midland, Madoc, North Gower, Ottawa, Orillia, Oliver's Ferry, Port Hope, Point Clark, Port Dover, Port Burwell, Peterborough, Parma, Renfrew, Southampton (Saugeen). Stony Creek, Sarnia, Sydenham, Uplands, Ursa, Woodstock, Windsor, Wiarton, Wallaceburg, Colling-wood, Port Colhorne, Deseronto, Sault Ste. Marie, Kincardine, Cobourg, Alton, Beatrice, Brantford, Barrie, Coldwater, Cottam, Calvin, Croydon, Emsdale, Gravenhurst, Goderich (Lighthouse), Haliburton, Hamilton, Hubrey (Westminster), Kinmount, Lucknow, Lakefield, Listowel, Moose Factory, Montague, North Bruce, Owen Sound, Otonabee, Orangeville, Port Arthur, Parry Sound, Port Stanley, Pelee Island, Pans, Princeton, Rockliffe, Rat Portage (Kenora), Stratford, Sunnyside (Wooler), East Toronto, Toronto, Uxbridge, White River Welland, Watford, Westport, Fort William, Bayfield, Oakville, Picton, Tobermory, Port

Credit. . _ .

2. Barrie, Rouville (Fox Point P.O.), Lake Temagami, Wesley, Lake Side Home (Toronto Island), Judge, Kakabeka Falls, Lome Park, Copper Cliff.

3. The cost of installation of these stations is defrayed by the Dominion _ government Department of Marine and Fisheries

4. The object of meteorological stations is to have observations taken of the tempera^ ture, barometric pressure, direction and velocity of wind and other atmospheric conditions. These observations aTe compiled at the Central office, Toronto, from whence are issued weather predictions for the use of mariners and the public generally.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   ONTARIO METEOROLOGICAL STATIONS.
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GOVERNMENT SHIPS.

CON

Mr. J. A. CURRIE asked:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Were representations made to the Customs Department by any person as agent for the Dominion Marine Association, urging the government not to impose a duty on repairs made to Canadian ships in certain cases? If so, what are the names of such persons?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   GOVERNMENT SHIPS.
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LIB

Mr. BRODEUR. (Minister of Marine and Fisheries)

Liberal

2. What ships have been purchased by the Cominion government from British shipbuilders since 1896?

3. What are the names of the shipbuilders who built each ship, and the purchase price of each ship?

4. Were any tenders received for the building of these ships from Canadian shipbuilders? If so, what were the amounts of the Canadian tenders for each ship, and the names of the tenderers?

5'. What amount of money was spent on each of these ships for changes, improvements, additional equipment and repairs since they were taken over by the government?

6. Who were the Canadian agents or persons representing each individual British shipbuilders of any ships for the government of Canada?

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Subtopic:   GOVERNMENT SHIPS.
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LIB

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

Liberal

2. The Department of Marine and Fisheries have purchased the following vessels: 'Druid,' 'Minto,' Lady Laurier,' 'Montcalm,' 'Champlain,' 'Canada,' 'Lady Grey.'

3. "'Druid,' Fleming & Ferguson, $110,960.00; 'Minto,' Gourley & Co., $185,317.14; 'Lady Laurier,' Fleming & Ferguson, $184,933.33; 'Montcalm,' Fleming & Ferguson, $265,233 33; 'Champlain,' Fleming & Ferguson, $90,033,33; 'Canada,' Vickers Sons & Maxim, $181,284.28; 'Lady Grey,' Vickers Sons & Maxim, $208,994.11.

4. 'Druid'-Tender of Collingwood Shipbuilding Co., $170,000; tender of Poisons. $173,000. 'Lady Laurier-Tender of Collingwood Shipbuilding Co., $235,000; tender of Poisons, $298,900.

5 'Druid', $61,865.50; 'Minto,' $61,282.32; 'Montcalm,' $118,377.22; 'Lady Laurier,' $138,514.86; 'Champlain,' $68,304.09; 'Canada,' $43,436.79; 'Lady Grey,' $9,966.33.

6. The Department of Marine and Fisheries dealt directly with the builders in all these cases.

MAIL ROUTES TO AHMIC HARBOUR AND TTtOITT CREEK.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   GOVERNMENT SHIPS.
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CON

James Arthurs

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. ARTHURS asked:

1 Who is the contractor on each of the following mail routes, (a) Burks Falls to Ahmic Harbour, summer and winter routes, and (b) Loring to Trout Creek?

2. Were tenders called for the above services?

3. What is the amount paid each of the contractors ?

4. When do the contracts expire?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   GOVERNMENT SHIPS.
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LIB

Rodolphe Lemieux (Minister of Labour; Postmaster General)

Liberal

Hon. RODOLPHE LEMIEUX (Postmaster General).

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   GOVERNMENT SHIPS.
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ST. JOSEPH'S HOSPITAL, BRITISH COLUMBIA.

March 24, 1909