January 26, 1911

LIB

Mr. ROBB:

Liberal

1. What was the total amount paid in commissions to immigration agents and booking agents for immigrants sent to Canada, during the last fiscal year?

2. Are commissions paid on the approval of report showing the number of tickets issued, statements showing number of immigrants sent to Canada, or is the commission retained until the immigrant has been accepted to the citizenship of Canada?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   IMMIGRATION BONUSES.
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LIB

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

Liberal

1. $52,261.

2. Commissions are paid on proof of arrival of the immigrants in Canada.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   IMMIGRATION BONUSES.
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INTERCOLONIAL RAILWAY-

LIB

Mr. TURCOTTE (Nicolet):

Liberal

1. Did the Department of Railways and Canals call for tenders for the construction of a station at Ste. Perpetue in 1896?

2. If so, did Louis Gilbert tender for that work, and what was the amount of his tender ?

3. Did the department decide to accept such a tender, or did they decide to do the work by day labour?

4. If they decided to do the work by day labour, what was the cost of such work?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   INTERCOLONIAL RAILWAY-
Sub-subtopic:   STE. PERPETUE STATION.
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LIB

Mr. GRAHAM: (Minister of Railways and Canals)

Liberal

1. Yes.

2. Yes, $1,397.

3. No. All tenders were considered too high and it was decided to have the work done by day labour.

4. The cost of the work by day labour was $898.94.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   INTERCOLONIAL RAILWAY-
Sub-subtopic:   STE. PERPETUE STATION.
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QUEBEC HARBOUR COMMISSION.

CON

Mr. PAQUET:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Who are the present members of the Quebec Harbour Commission?

2. When were these last appointments made?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   QUEBEC HARBOUR COMMISSION.
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LIB

Louis-Philippe Brodeur (Minister of the Naval Service; Minister of Marine and Fisheries)

Liberal

Mr. BRODEUR:

1 ancl 2- Appointed.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   QUEBEC HARBOUR COMMISSION.
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Jean Baptiste Laliberte ....

Oct. 3, 1896

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   QUEBEC HARBOUR COMMISSION.
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Wm. M@

Maepherson Oct. 3' 1896Roger Larue Jan. 19' 1907J. S. Thom Aug. 31, 1907George Tanguay June 29, 1910Lome 0. Webster Aug. 1910Wm. Molson Dobell Aug. 1910Cleophas Auger Meh. 16, 1909G. A. Vaudry Aug. 1, 1910

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   QUEBEC HARBOUR COMMISSION.
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COLD STORAGE STATIONS.

CON

Eugène Paquet

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. PAQUET:

What amount has been paid for cold storage depots during the fiscal years 1907-8, 1908-9 and 1909-10?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   COLD STORAGE STATIONS.
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LIB

Sydney Arthur Fisher (Minister of Agriculture)

Liberal

Mr. FISHER:

1907- 8

$18,824.271908- 9

36,709.741909- 10

24,085.85

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   COLD STORAGE STATIONS.
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EXHIBITION GRANTS.

CON

Mr. PAQUET:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. What exhibitions, local oz* otheiuvise, have been subsidized in our country since the 1st January, 1908, to the 1st Jazzuary, 1911?

2. What was the amount of each of these subsidies?

3. What exhibitions have been subsidized outside of Canada since the 1st January, 1908, to the 1st January, 1911, and what was the amount of each of these subsidies?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   EXHIBITION GRANTS.
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LIB

Sydney Arthur Fisher (Minister of Agriculture)

Liberal

Mr. FISHER:

1 and 2. To effect the holding of Dominion exhibitions, the following subsidies' have been given: Toronto, Ont., 1903; Winnipeg, Man., 1904; New Westminster, B.C., 1905; Halifax, N.S., 1906; Sherbrooke, Que., H07; Calgary, Alta., 1908; St. John, N.B., 1910, $50,000 each.

The government has undertaken to make a similar grant of $50,000 to the Regina, Sask., exhibition, 1911.

In addition, a grant of $10,000 was made to the Prince Edward Island exhibition in each of the years 1906 and 1910.

3. No exhibitions outside of Canada have been subsidized. The Dominion has participated in the following foreign exhibitions: London, 1908; Seattle, 1909; Brussels, 1910.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   EXHIBITION GRANTS.
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INTERCOLONIAL, RAILWAY-ICE CONTRACTS.

CON

Mr. MONK:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Who obtained the contract last year for supplying ice to the Intercolonial at the stations of Riviere du Loirp and Ste. Flavie?

2. At how much per ton did the contractor engage to furnish the ice for the two stations in question in the terms of his tender?

3. How much a ton was he paid during the season in question for the ice at the two stations above mentioned?

4. Who was the lowest tenderer in each

case?

5. Did Mr. Polycarpe Ouellet, of Riviere du Loup, tender for the ice at each of these stations, and what was his price per ton of ice in each case?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   INTERCOLONIAL, RAILWAY-ICE CONTRACTS.
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LIB

Mr. GRAHAM: (Minister of Railways and Canals)

Liberal

1. Polycarpe Ouellet, of Riviere du Loup, obtained the contract for the ice required at Riviere du Loup and Ste. Flavie during 1910.

2. (a) Riviere du Loup, at 74 cents per

ton, packed in ice house, (b) Ste. Flavie, at 75J cents per ton, packed in ice house; the railway transporting the ice and men free of charge from Riviere du Loup to Ste. Flavie. [DOT]

3. 74 cents for that supplied for Riviere du Loup, and 75i cents for Ste. Flavie.

4. Polycarpe Ouellet.

5. Answered by Nos. 1 and 2.

STEAMER 'ALVA/

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   INTERCOLONIAL, RAILWAY-ICE CONTRACTS.
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CON

Mr. REID (Grenville):

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Was the price paid Philip & Son, Limited, for steamer 'Alva/ viz., $22,630 for said steamer delivered at Halifax?

2. If not, what did it cost the government to bring said steamer from England to Halifax?

3. What would be the customs duties on said steamer?

4. Have any expenses or charges been paid on said steamer since arrival at Halifax?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   INTERCOLONIAL, RAILWAY-ICE CONTRACTS.
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January 26, 1911