March 2, 1910

LIB

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

Liberal

Sir WILFRID LAURIER.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   METABETCHOUAN POSTMASTER
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POSTMASTER AT DELISLE.

CON

Mr. GIRARD:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Has Mr. Alfred Gagne, postmaster at Delisle, been removed or has he resigned? If so, in what year and why?

2. Who are the persons who asked for his resignation or removal?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   POSTMASTER AT DELISLE.
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LIB

Mr. LEMIEUX: (Postmaster General)

Liberal

1. Mr. Alfred Gagne was removed from the postmastership of Delisle in November, 1903. Numerous complaints were received in regard to the management of the office, which an official investigation proved to be so unsatisfactory as to render it necessary, in the public interest, to make a change in the postmastership.

2. Several petitions were received on the subject, one very numerously signed petition from the mayor and councillors of the place, recommended the appointment of the present postmaster.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   POSTMASTER AT DELISLE.
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POSTMASTER AT DOLBEAU.

CON

Mr. GIRARD:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Has Mr. J. Tremblay, postmaster at Dol-beau, been removed or has he resigned? If so, in what year and why?

2. Who are the persons who asked for such resignation or removal?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   POSTMASTER AT DOLBEAU.
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LIB

Mr. LEMIEUX: (Postmaster General)

Liberal

1. A change was made in the postmastership of Dolbeau in May, 1909. Complaints were made to the department in regard to the management of the office and an official investigation revealed so serious a state of mismanagement that it became necessary, in the public interest, to make a new appointment to the postmastership.

2. The mayor and secretary-treasurer of the municipality and others were complainants in the matter.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   POSTMASTER AT DOLBEAU.
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TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILWAY COMMISSION-COUNSEL.

CON

Mr. RHODES:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Has counsel ever been employed by this government, or paid out of the public funds of Canada, to represent or act for witnesses before the Public Accounts Committee, or to represent or act for the Transcontinental Railway Commission, in respect of the examination of witnesses before such committee? If so, who are such counsel, and when were they paid?

2. For whom were they acting and what services did they actually render?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILWAY COMMISSION-COUNSEL.
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LIB

George Perry Graham (Minister of Railways and Canals)

Liberal

Mr. GRAHAM.

The information sought is too voluminous to be given in the form of a reply to a question.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILWAY COMMISSION-COUNSEL.
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CON

Robert Laird Borden (Leader of the Official Opposition)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. R. L. BORDEN.

It stands as a notice of motion. [DOT]

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILWAY COMMISSION-COUNSEL.
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LIB

William Stevens Fielding (Minister of Finance and Receiver General)

Liberal

Mr. FIELDING.

No.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILWAY COMMISSION-COUNSEL.
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LIB

James Kirkpatrick Kerr (Speaker of the Senate)

Liberal

Mr. SPEAKER.

Do I understand the minister to say that this question has been answered?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILWAY COMMISSION-COUNSEL.
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LIB

George Perry Graham (Minister of Railways and Canals)

Liberal

Mr. GRAHAM.

The information asked is too voluminous to give in the form of a question. If the hon. gentleman moves, it is all right.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILWAY COMMISSION-COUNSEL.
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LIB

James Kirkpatrick Kerr (Speaker of the Senate)

Liberal

Mr. SPEAKER.

Does the hon. gentleman (Mr. R. L. Borden) wish it to stand as notice of motion for a return?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILWAY COMMISSION-COUNSEL.
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CON

Robert Laird Borden (Leader of the Official Opposition)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. R. L. BORDEN.

Certainly.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILWAY COMMISSION-COUNSEL.
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LAKE ST. PETER WORKS-FOREMAN ROY.

CON

Mr. J. D. REID:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Were any charges laid against Ernest Roy, foreman of works on Lake St. Peter? If so, on what date were such charges laid?

2. Was an investigation held? If so, by whom, and has a report been handed to the department showing the results of such investigation ?

3. Will the department place a copy of said report on the table of the House?

4. Is Ernest Roy still in the employ of the government? If so, in what capacity, and if still employed, what is his salary now and what was it when charges were laid?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   LAKE ST. PETER WORKS-FOREMAN ROY.
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LIB

Mr. TEMPLEMAN: (Minister of Mines; Minister of Inland Revenue)

Liberal

1. Yes. On the 8th September, 1906.

2. Yes. By Victor Gaudet, Esq., barrister, of Montreal. A report has been presented.

3. The report was presented to the House on the 11th May, 1908.

4. No.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   LAKE ST. PETER WORKS-FOREMAN ROY.
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'COTTON'S WEEKLY.'

March 2, 1910