June 4, 1913

VACANCY IN CHATEAUGUAY.

CON

Thomas Simpson Sproule (Speaker of the House of Commons)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. SPEAKER:

I have the honour to

inform the House that I have received a notification of a vacancy having occurred in the representation of the electoral district of Chateauguay, by the death of *James Pollock Brown, Esq., member for the said electoral district, and that I have issued my warrant to the Clerk of the Crown in Chancery to make out a new writ of election for the said electoral district.

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QUESTIONS.


(Questions answered orally are indicated by an asterisk).


QUEBEC HARBOUR COMMISSION-PURCHASE OF QUARRY.

LIB

Mr. BOURASSA:

Liberal

1. Has the Quebec Harbour Commission purchased a quarry in the parish of St. Nicholas, county of LAvis?

Mr. GRAHAM.

2. If so, from what person, when, for what price and on what conditions?

3. Has the said commission had a wharf constructed at or near this quarry?

4. If so, how much will this wharf cost?

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Subtopic:   QUEBEC HARBOUR COMMISSION-PURCHASE OF QUARRY.
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CON

John Douglas Hazen (Minister of Marine and Fisheries; Minister of the Naval Service)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. HAZEN:

The following information is supplied by the Quebec Harbour Commission :

1. The Quebec Harbour Commissioners have purchased a quarry, in the parish of St. Nicholas, county of Levis. It consists of a piece of land situated in the said parish, forming part of lots Nos. 38 and 39, and containing fifteen arpents in area.

2. The property was purchased from Jules A. Giroux, real estate agent, on the 2nd April, 1913, for the sum of $4,500, cash.

3. The commissioners are now building a wharf on the property of about 200 feet in length by 20 feet in width.

4. This wharf when completed is estimated to cost about $5,000.

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Subtopic:   QUEBEC HARBOUR COMMISSION-PURCHASE OF QUARRY.
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RIGAUD WHARF, REPAIRS.

LIB

*Mr. BOYER:

Liberal

1. What amount have the repairs lately made to the wharf at Rigaud cost?

2. Who was the overseer?

3. What salary did he receive and for how many days' work?

4. Who furnished the materials, what was their cost and what quantity?

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Subtopic:   RIGAUD WHARF, REPAIRS.
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CON

Mr. ROGERS: (Minister of Public Works)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. 225 authorized for repairs.

2. Octave Ohevrier.

3. (a) $3 a day; (b) has not received any pay as the repairs are not completed.

4. It is estimated that materials will cost about $75, but no vouchers have as yet been presented for payment.

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Subtopic:   RIGAUD WHARF, REPAIRS.
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DR, GIROUX.

LIB

Mr. GAUVREAU:

Liberal

1. Was Doctor Giroux the contractor or inspector of the protection works 'in the River Verte, county of Temiscouata, during the summer of 11912?

2. If so, what was his salary and how much

has he drawn from the Department of Public Works for his work?

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Subtopic:   DR, GIROUX.
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CON

MR. JOSEPH COLLIN.

LIB

*Mr. GAUVREAU:

Liberal

1. Has Mr. Joseph Collin, of He Verte, furnished the timber for the works of the wharf at He Verte, Temiscouata, during the spring, summer, and autumn of 1912? If so, for how much ?

2. What amount has he drawn as overseer of the works on the said wharf?

3. Was the timber purchased by the said Collin carried to the place at the expense of the department or of the said overseer ?

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Subtopic:   MR. JOSEPH COLLIN.
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CON

Mr. ROGERS: (Minister of Public Works)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. No.

2. $210.24.

3. Answered by No. 1.

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Subtopic:   MR. JOSEPH COLLIN.
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L'ASSOMPTION WHARF.

LIB

Mr. SEGUIN:

Liberal

1. What caused the Minister of Public Works to omit from his estimates the amount required to construct a wharf on the river L'Assomption, in the town of I/Assomption ?

2. At whose request was this work abandoned ?

3. Does the department intend to construct this wharf shortly?

4. If not, to what use does it intend to appropriate the gireat quantity of timber that has been conveyed to this place for use in this construction?

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Subtopic:   L'ASSOMPTION WHARF.
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CON

Mr. ROGERS: (Minister of Public Works)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Other and more pressing works. It was impossible te provide for all works, in the present year's estimates.

2. No request to abandon the work.

3. Will receive earnest consideration.

ST. LIN DES LAURENTilDES PUBLIC BUILDING.

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Subtopic:   L'ASSOMPTION WHARF.
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LIB

Mr. SEGUIN:

Liberal

1. Referring to a statement made on the 9th of December, 1912, by the (Minister of Public Works that, after having an inquiry made into the matter, the department had reported that the construction of a public building at, St. iLin de.s Laurentides, county of L'Assomption, was urgent, and as the estimates submitted do not contain the amount required for this construction, will the minister explain the reasons for this omission?

2. At whose request has this enterprise been abandoned or deferred?

3. Will the department provide in the near future for this construction, which is recognized as necessary?

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Subtopic:   L'ASSOMPTION WHARF.
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June 4, 1913