March 22, 1911

QUESTIONS.


(Questions answered orally are indicated by an asterisk.)


NEWMARKET CANAL.

CON

*Mr. WALLACE:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. What was expended on the Newmarket canal in 1910 and what was the estimate?

2. How much was spent on above canal during each year since the work was commenced?

3. When does the government expect to have the canal completed, what is the total estimate for such work, and what was the first estimate?

1. What is the estimate for work for this year?

5. Who are the contractors?

6. Has an estimate been made by the government as to what amount of business will be carried on by this waterway?

7. Has the government the report of an engineer with regard to the water supply? If so, will such report be furnished to members on application?

8. Has the government any petitions or letters asking that such a canal be built ?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   NEWMARKET CANAL.
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LIB

OWL'S HEAD LIGHTHOUSE, N. S.


* Mr. CROSBY: 1. When is it the intention of the government to commence the construction of the Owl's Head lighthouse at Owl's Head, N.S., and when will a lightkeeper be appointed? 2. Is it the intention of the department to consult members representing the county with regard to such an appointment?


LIB

Mr. BRODEUR: (Minister of the Naval Service; Minister of Marine and Fisheries)

Liberal

1. When the necessary information has been obtained. It has been found impossible to visit the place during the winter but a report will probably be obtained early this spring and plans will thereafter be prepared. A lightkeeper will be appointed when the buildings are completed, probably next autumn.

2. The department will always be pleased to receive any representations from the members representing any county.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   OWL'S HEAD LIGHTHOUSE, N. S.
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DARTMOUTH, N.S., INTERCOLONIAL RAILWAY WHARF.


* Mr. CROSBY: 1. Has the Minister of Railways received a petition from the people of the town of Dartmouth asking for the construction of a railway wharf for the Intercolonial railway terminus at Dartmouth, to be so constructed that it may be used as a public wharf? 2. Is it the intention of the government to so construct a wharf at Dartmouth?


CON

Thomas George Wallace

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. WALLACE.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   DARTMOUTH, N.S., INTERCOLONIAL RAILWAY WHARF.
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LIB

Mr. GRAHAM: (Minister of Railways and Canals)

Liberal

1. Yes, a petition was received, signed ' by the mayor, the Board of Trade and the

business men of Dartmouth, representing the citizens generally.

2. The matter is under consideration by the department.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   DARTMOUTH, N.S., INTERCOLONIAL RAILWAY WHARF.
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SCHOONER 'CRISSIE TOOMEY.'


* Air. CROSBY: 1. When was the schooner 'Crissie Toomey' purchased by the Marine and Fisheries Department, what was she purchased for, what was the price paid, and to whom was it paid? 2. What amount of money was expended on her after she was purchased? 3. What amount has been expended on her since she was purchased up to the present date, and where is the vessel now? 4. What does the department intend to do with her during the coming summer?


LIB

Mr. BRODEUR: (Minister of the Naval Service; Minister of Marine and Fisheries)

Liberal

1. 23rd May, 1910; hydrographic survey work at Port Nelson, Hudson bay; $9,000 paid to Robert Moulton of Burgeo, Newfoundland.

2 & 3. $1,781.47; Halifax dockyard.

4. Going back to Port Nelson.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   SCHOONER 'CRISSIE TOOMEY.'
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BOATS OP MARINE AND FISHERIES DEPARTMENT.


* Mr. CROSBY: 1. Where have all the boats of the Marine and Fisheries Department of Nova Scotia been all winter? 2. Have they all been in commission? If not, what boats have been laid up, and what have those that have been in commission been doing ? 3. What boats have been patrolling the coast this winter and what parts of the coast?


LIB

Mr. BRODEUR: (Minister of the Naval Service; Minister of Marine and Fisheries)

Liberal

1. ' Lady Laurier,' in the Halifax agency. ' Montmagny ' in the Halifax agency, ' Aberdeen ' in the Halifax agency until the 13th December when she was laid up for repairs.

2. All the boats have not been in commission. ' Aberdeen ' laid up on the 13th December for repairs. Boats in commission were engaged as follows: ' Lady

Laurier ' lighthouse and buoy work in Halifax agency. * Montmagny ' lighthouse and buoy work in Halifax agency. ' Aberdeen ' lighthouse and buoy work in Halifax agency until 13th December. ' Stanley 1 belonging to St. John agency was employed during February and part of March releasing vessels from the ice in Nova Scotian ports.

3. The steamers ' Lady Laurier ' ' Montmagny ' and ' Stanley,' have' been moving along the Atlantic coast of Nova Scotia d uring the present winter. The ' Thirty Three ' was kept in commission at Canso

until the end of January for the purpose of being available for the relief of fishermen in cases of emergency while the haddock fishery was prosecuted.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   BOATS OP MARINE AND FISHERIES DEPARTMENT.
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THE 'WANDA.'


* Mr. SHARPE (Ontario): il. What was the length over all of the boat 'Wanda'? B. What is the motive power, electric or steam ? 3. What is the size of the engine? 4. Was the usual ship's transfer register filled in on the government form when entered at port of Brockville? 5. If register was filled in, what are the particulars?


March 22, 1911