May 26, 1913

LIB

John Howard Sinclair

Liberal

Mr. SINCLAIR:

With reference to a certain manifesto issued by the right hon. Prime Minister to the people of Canada, containing, among other things, the following language:-

' We declare for such reforms in the mode of selecting future members of the Senate as will make that Chamber a more useful and representative legislative body.'

Does the Government purpose introducing legislation to carry out. this pledge? If so, when ? 1

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   SENATE REFORM.
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CON

Robert Laird Borden (Prime Minister; Secretary of State for External Affairs; President of the Privy Council)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. BORDEN:

The subject alluded to in this question is under consideration, and any announcement that may be necessary will be made at a later date.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   SENATE REFORM.
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SWIFT CURRENT LANDS OFFICE.

LIB

William Erskine Knowles

Liberal

Mr. KNOWLES:

*1. What are the names, dates of appointment and salaries respectively, of the employees of the Dominion land office at Swift Current and Maple Creek, including homestead inspectors?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   SWIFT CURRENT LANDS OFFICE.
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CON

Thomas Wilson Crothers (Minister of Labour)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. CROTHERS:

Office employees, Swift Current.

Name and date of appointment. Salary.

C. H. E. Clarke, May 22, 1912

1,200A. J. Sharp, June 14, 1912 $1,800A. Powell, October 1, 1911

1,000J. G. Gorton, September 5, 1911

960Cihas. White, July 8, 1912

780Jas. Mackay, August 7, 1911,

780J. K. Smith, .Sept. 26, 1912

780W. H. Woodhall, April 10, 1913

780A. H. Hall, Feb. 12, 1912

780Jas. Graham, Dec. 19, 1912

780)Alex. Burnett, Jan. 27, 1913

780

Miss K. Hart, May 1, 1913 780

Miss May Malone, Oct. 6, 1911 660

Miss Grace Heny-e, Dec. 7, 1911 660

Homestead inspectors, Swift Current.

W. C. Denison, Sept. 28, .1912 1,200

Wan. Shields, Dec. 1, 1911 1.200

Peter McLaren, May 7, 1912 1,200

John McDonald, Dec. 28, 1912 1,200

Office employees, Maple Creek.

C. H. Stockdale, March 16, 1912 l,8O0i

J. P. French, Dec. 23, 1908 1,100

Geo. Lister-Willey, March 1, 1913 1,000

J. A. Currie, Hay 15, 1907 1,060

T. W. Clarke, Jan. 25, 1912 900

Wm. Goehring, March 1, 1913 780

L. G. Smith, March 8, 1913 780

Jos. Johnson, March 1, 1913 780

Wm. Leckie, April 21, 1913 780

TJlric Isabelle, March 3, 1913 780

Miss M. J. Ivern, Dec. 7, 1908 780

Miss P. Cheeseman, not reported 660

Homestead inspectors, Maple Creek, none.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   SWIFT CURRENT LANDS OFFICE.
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MOCfcEJAW LANDS OFFICE.

LIB

William Erskine Knowles

Liberal

Mr. KNOWLES:

What are the names, dates of appointments and salaries respectively, of the employees of the Dominion land office at Moosejaw, including homestead inspectors ?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   MOCfcEJAW LANDS OFFICE.
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CON

Thomas Wilson Crothers (Minister of Labour)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. CROTHERS:

Office employees.

Name and date of appointment. Salary-

G. K. Smith, November 11, 1911 $1,800R. L. Kennedy, February 1, 1897

1,200S. H. Matcham, October 12, 1908

1,200C. Bishop, October 14, 1908

1,100J. A. Dickson, December 18, 1911

1,000Watson Helm, April 9, 1912

900G. L. Marquis, July 1, 1912

900Norman Hanna, March 7, 1912

900Peter Kay, December 11, 1912

780Miss L. G. Tove'l, May 1, 1908

720Ernest Hinchey, December 2, 1912.. .. 780Geo. Sylvain, December 23, 1912

780R. W. Lee, December 12, 1912

780Miss C. J. Goudie, April 1, 1910

720Miss Clarice Wilson, Nov. 15, 1911.. .. 600Miss W. H. Denison, May 1, 1912

600Miss Agnes Robbins, March 7, 1913.. .. 600Miss E. F. Fotheringham, Nov. 1, 1909.. 700

Homestead inspectors.

P. R. Brandt, December 15, 1911 1,200

W. H. Exratt, November 30, 1911.. .. 1,200 J. G. Rath well, not reported 1,200

H. L. Bowyer, November 30, 1911 1,200

J. Mines, June 10, 1912 1,200

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   MOCfcEJAW LANDS OFFICE.
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CHAMBLY CANAL SUPERINTENDENT.


-*Mr. KYTE: 1. Has the Minister of Railways and Canals authorized the superintendent of the Chatmbly canal to use paint, the property of the department, for his residence? 2. Has he also authorized said superintendent to employ any of the canal staff for work about his premises?


CON

Mr. COCHRANE: (Minister of Railways and Canals)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. No.

2. No.

Mr. CiROTHEiRS.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   CHAMBLY CANAL SUPERINTENDENT.
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GENERAL MACKENZIE'S RESIGNATION.

CON

*Mr. MACDONALD:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. When -was [General Mackenzie appointed to his present position?

2. Was the War Office consulted as to the appointment?

3. Was -any recommendation made of General .Mackenzie for the appointment by, Imperial authorities?

4. What is his rank and status in the Imperial service?

5. When did .General Mackenzie resign?

6. What reason did he give for his resignation ?

7. What were the terms of the document?

8. Was the resignation accepted and when?

9. Was any communication had by the minister with the Imperial authorities [previous to accepting the resignation? If so, what was the nature of the communication?

10. When does the resignation take effect?

11. Has any successor been appointed to General Mackenzie? If so, who was appointed or selected?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   GENERAL MACKENZIE'S RESIGNATION.
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CON

Mr. BORDEN (for Minister of Militia): (Prime Minister; Secretary of State for External Affairs; President of the Privy Council)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. 1st November, 1910.

2. Yes.

3. Yes.

4. Major-General, General Staff.

5. 7th April, 1913.

6. None.

7. Simple resignation of Ms appointment without any reason.

8. Yes, on April 21st, 1913.

9. None.

10. 31st October, 1913.

11. No.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   GENERAL MACKENZIE'S RESIGNATION.
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ROYAL MILITARY COLLEGE-REPORTED RESIGNATION OF COL. CROWE.

CON

*Mr. MACDONALD:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Has Colonel Croive, the commandant of the Royal Military College, resigned?

2. If not, when does his term of service expire? .

3. Was any application for the extension

of his term of service made or suggested? If SO, by whom? , ,

4. Was the extension recommended by the

minister ?

5. When was for what term?

Colonel Crowe appointed and

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   ROYAL MILITARY COLLEGE-REPORTED RESIGNATION OF COL. CROWE.
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CON

Mr. BORDEN (for Minister of Militia) : (Prime Minister; Secretary of State for External Affairs; President of the Privy Council)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. No.

2. 11th October, 1913.

3. Yes. By Minister of Militia and Defence, unofficially.

4. Answered by No. 3.

5. 12th October, 1909; for four years.

EMPLOYMENT OF ANTOINE GOBEIL. *Mr. CARVELL :

1 Is Mr. Antoine Gobeil, ex-Deputy Minister of Public Works, actually in the employ of the Government? , . , . ,

2. If so, in what capacity and at what sal-

3-i' y ? .

3. What is the amount of his pension?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   ROYAL MILITARY COLLEGE-REPORTED RESIGNATION OF COL. CROWE.
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CON

Mr. ROGERS: (Minister of Public Works)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Yes.

2. (a) In obtaining special and technical information for use in the Department of Public Works; (b) at $5,000, the salary of a deputy minister from which position he had retired; from this amount was deducted his superannuation allowance.

3. $2,160 a year.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   ROYAL MILITARY COLLEGE-REPORTED RESIGNATION OF COL. CROWE.
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EMPLOYMENT OF JOSEPH GOBEIL.

LIB

*Mr. CARVELL:

Liberal

1. Is Mr. Joseph Gobeil, employed iby the Department of Public Works?

2. If so, what is his salary?

3. What are his duties?

4. Is he a brother of Mr. Antoine Gobeil, ex-Deputy Minister of Public Works?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   EMPLOYMENT OF JOSEPH GOBEIL.
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May 26, 1913