February 18, 1914

QUESTIONS.


(Questions^answered orally are indicated by an asterisk.)


NEWPORT CUSTOMS EMPLOYEES.

LIB

Mr. BOIVIN:

Liberal

1. Is Mi-. Geo. J. Ryan in the employ of the Department of Customs at Newport, Vermont?

2. If not, when was he dismissed?

3. At whose request was he dismissed?

4. What salary did he receive?

5. By whom was he replaced?

6. What salary is paid to his successor?

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Subtopic:   NEWPORT CUSTOMS EMPLOYEES.
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CON

Mr. J. D. REID: (Minister of Customs)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. No.

2. 31st August, 1912.

3. Was employed as a temporary officer, and services were dispensed with in accordance with letter authorizing his temporary

appointment, being subject to discretion of the Minister of Customs.

4. $4 per day.

5. Charles A. Boright.

6. $4 per day.

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Subtopic:   NEWPORT CUSTOMS EMPLOYEES.
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LIB

Mr. BOIVIN:

Liberal

1. Is Mr. Charles Hamlin in the employ of the Department of Customs at Newport, Vermont?

2. If not, when was he dismissed?

3. At whose request was he dismissed?

4. What salary did he receive?

5. By whom was he replaced?

6. What salary Is paid to his successor?

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Subtopic:   NEWPORT CUSTOMS EMPLOYEES.
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CON

Mr. J. D. REID: (Minister of Customs)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. No.

2. 4th October, 1912.

3. Was employed as a temporary officer and services were dispensed with in accordance with letter authorizing his temporary appointment, being subject to discretion of the Minister of Customs.

4. $4 per day.

5. Frank S. Baker.

6. $4 per day.

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Subtopic:   NEWPORT CUSTOMS EMPLOYEES.
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NATIONAL TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILWAY-ST. MALO TUNNEL.

LIB

George Perry Graham

Liberal

*Mr. GRAHAM:

What Is the estimated cost of the proposed tunnel beginning at a point on the National Transcontinental between the Quebec bridge and Champlain terminal, and connecting with the St. Malo shops?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   NATIONAL TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILWAY-ST. MALO TUNNEL.
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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:

In the absence of the

Minister of Railways, I might remind the hon. gentleman that the estimated cost of proposed works is not given to Parliament, in the ordinary course of events, until the tenders have been opened.

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Subtopic:   NATIONAL TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILWAY-ST. MALO TUNNEL.
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RED HEAD HARBOUR WORKS.

LIB

Mr. SINCLAIR:

Liberal

1. Was any dredging or other improvement work done at or near Red Head harbour, countv of Guysborough, N.S., during the season of 1913?

2. If so, who was foreman?

3. How much was expended?

4. How much was paid to the foreman?

5. What are the names of the workmen employed, the number of days work done by each, and the amount paid to each of them?

6. Is the work completed?

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Subtopic:   RED HEAD HARBOUR WORKS.
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CON

Robert Rogers (Minister of Public Works)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. ROGERS:

No information in the

department that any work was done at Red Head, N.S. in 1913. The only dredging in Guysborough county was done at Port Mulgrave. A telegram has been sent to the district engineer asking for information.

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Subtopic:   RED HEAD HARBOUR WORKS.
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ST. PETER'S INDIAN RESERVE.

LIB

Mr. OLIVER:

Liberal

1. When was the St. Peter's Indian reserve surrendered?

2. How many Indians of the St. Peter's band have removed to the Fisher River reserve?

3. How many are still in residence on the St. Peter's reserve?

4. What area of land on the St. Peter's reserve was sold by the Government?

5. What area of land on the St. Peter's reserve was sold by the Indians individually?

6. What amount of land is still held by the Indians in their individual right?

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Subtopic:   ST. PETER'S INDIAN RESERVE.
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LIB

Mr. ROCHE:

Liberal

1. September 24, 1907.

2. Three hundred and fifty-three as per annuity pay-list of 1913.

3. Eight hundred and sixty-seven as per annuity pay-list of 1913.

4. 15,123-27 acres.

5. Not definitely known to department.

6. Not definitely known to department.

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Subtopic:   ST. PETER'S INDIAN RESERVE.
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EDMONTON AND FORT GEORGE MAIL SERVICE.

LIB

Mr. OLIVER:

Liberal

1. Has a mail service been established on the Grand Trunk Pacific between Edmonton and Fort George?

2. If so, what is the frequency of the service?

3. Does the service include parcel post?

4. If so, what are the parcel post rates on parcels up to 25 pounds?

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Subtopic:   EDMONTON AND FORT GEORGE MAIL SERVICE.
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CON

Mr. PELLETIER: (Postmaster General)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Mail service has been established on the Grand Trunk Pacific railway between Edmonton and McBride, 145 miles east of Fort George. The advisability of extending the mail service from McBride to Fort George is now engaging the attention of the department.

2. Daily except Sunday, Edmonton to Edson; distance, 130 miles. Tri-weekly Edson to McBride; distance, 212 miles.

3. Yes.

4. Parcels up to twenty-five pounds are not accepted anywhere in Canada, the weight limit being six pounds for the first three months, and afterwards eleven pounds.

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Subtopic:   EDMONTON AND FORT GEORGE MAIL SERVICE.
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IMMIGRANT DEPORTATIONS AND EXCLUSIONS.

February 18, 1914