February 9, 1914

RICHMOND COUNTY PUBLIC WORKS.

LIB

Mr. KYTE:

Liberal

1. How much money has been expended on public works in the county of Richmond, N. S., since October 11, 1911?

2. Of the money so expended, how much of it was provided in the Estimates of 1911-12?

3. What amount was expended on the works for which money was not included in Estimates of 1911-12?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   RICHMOND COUNTY PUBLIC WORKS.
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CON

Mr. ROGERS: (Minister of Public Works)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. $81,129.03.

2. Black Point breakwater, provided for, $5,000; L'Ardoise breakwater, provided for, $4,300; Little Anse breakwater, provided for, $10,000.

3. Arichat public building, $1,348.21; Ariehat wharf, $993.49; Babin's Cove, $191.65; Charles Forest Cove, $84.75; D'Escousse (from general appropriations, dredging), $7,676.88; Fourchu, $117.12;

Little Harbour (Lower L'Ardoise), $2,262.90; Louisdale, $3.26; Petit de Grat (from general appropriations, dredging), $19,633.81; Port Richmond, $94.59; River Bourgeois (from general appropriations, dredging), $18,737.41; West Ariohat, $2,708.78. And total expenditures at: Black Point, $4,996.44; L'Ardoise, $2,099.94; Little Anse, $20,177.80. Total, $81,129.03.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   RICHMOND COUNTY PUBLIC WORKS.
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EUROPEAN IMMIGRATION.

LIB

Mr. OLIVER:

Liberal

1. Has the Government granted, or promised to grant a tract of land in Alberta for a scheme of European immigration?

2. If so, what townships are being granted?

3. What terms and conditions are they being granted ?

4. What is the name of the organization with which the Government is dealing?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   EUROPEAN IMMIGRATION.
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LIB

PICTOU-MAIL CARRIER.

CON

Mr. MACDONALD:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Who is the mail carrier between Pictou and Saltsprings, county of Pictou?

2. How long has the present carrier been performing this service?

3. How much is he being paid?

4. Is he performing the service under any contract?

5. Were tenders called for the service?

6. If so, who were the tenderers, and the amount of each tender?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   PICTOU-MAIL CARRIER.
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CON

Mr. PELLETIER: (Postmaster General)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. J. A. Meagher.

2. Since May 1, 1913.

3. $790 per annum.

4. In view of a possible extens'on of the rural mail delivery in the district supplied by this route, it has not been considered advisable to make a regular contract. The present contractor is employed temporarily pending the rearrangement which will be necessary should the department decide to establish rural delivery.

5 and 6. Answered by No. 4.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   PICTOU-MAIL CARRIER.
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INTERCOLONIAL RAILWAY PROVIDENT FUND.

CON

Mr. MACDONALD:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Was William Harris, freight handler at Pictou, placed under the provisions of the Provident Fund of the Intercolonial railway?

2. If so, on what date and what is the amount of his pension?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   INTERCOLONIAL RAILWAY PROVIDENT FUND.
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Mr. COCHRANE: (Minister of Railways and Canals)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Yes.

2. (a) December 1, 1912; (b) $20 per

month.

AGRICULTURAL IMPLEMENT INDUSTRY. Mr. NEELY:

1. What number of agricultural implement factories were in operation in Canada in the year 1911?

2. What amount of capital was there invested in these industries?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   INTERCOLONIAL RAILWAY PROVIDENT FUND.
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CON

Mr. FOSTER: (Minister of Trade and Commerce)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. 77.

2. $45,232,098.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   INTERCOLONIAL RAILWAY PROVIDENT FUND.
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CALGARY STORAGE ELEVATOR.

LIB

William Ashbury Buchanan

Liberal

Mr. BUCHANAN:

Is it the intention of the Government to establish other than the internal storage ele-tor at Calgary, province of Alberta? If so, where?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   CALGARY STORAGE ELEVATOR.
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CON

George Eulas Foster (Minister of Trade and Commerce)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. FOSTER:

Not at present.

ST. JOSEPH DE SOREL POST OFFICE. Mr. CARDIN:

1. Has the Government been informed that the postmaster of St, Joseph de Sorel, Mr. Champagne, is reported to have changed the location of the post office at that place?

2. Was that postmaster aumorized to make such a change?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   CALGARY STORAGE ELEVATOR.
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CON

Mr. PELLETIER: (Postmaster General)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Postmaster has made request to remove post office to a new store purchased by him.

2. Matter receiving consideration.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   CALGARY STORAGE ELEVATOR.
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ANTIGONISH MAID SERVICE.

LIB

Mr. W. CHISHOLM:

Liberal

1. Has the Post Office Department received any petition or petitions for a daily mail between Lower South River and South Side. Antigonish harbour?

2. If so, what action has the department taken thereon?

3. Is it the intention of the department to establish such daily service? If so, when?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   ANTIGONISH MAID SERVICE.
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CON

Louis-Philippe Pelletier (Postmaster General)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. PELLETIER:

Applications have

been made for a rearrangement and improvement of the mail service in this district, but so far the post office inspector has not been able to recommend an arrangement which would be suitable to all the people concerned. The matter is still under inquiry.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   ANTIGONISH MAID SERVICE.
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February 9, 1914