March 12, 1914

ALBERTA IRRIGATION WORK.

LIB

Mr. BUCHANAN:

Liberal

1. Did the Irrigation Branch of the Department of the Interior have a survey made of a portion of the country between the Belly and Little Bow rivers in Alberta?

2. If so, what was the purpose of the survey?

3. Has the department any intention of providing an irrigation system in this section of country or any part of it?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   ALBERTA IRRIGATION WORK.
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LIB

Mr. ROCHE:

Liberal

1. Yes.

2. To determine the feasibility and approximate cost of irrigating any portion of that district.

3. Full reports of the work are not avail-ab'e, and therefore the question has not been considered.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   ALBERTA IRRIGATION WORK.
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LITTLE SANDS BREAKWATER.

LIB

Mr. J. J. HUGHES:

Liberal

1. Have tenders been invited for the construction of a breakwater at Little Sands, P.E.I.? If so, how many tenders have been received, what is the amount of each, and what are the names of the tenderers?

2. Has a contract been entered into with any of the tenderers? If so, which one?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   LITTLE SANDS BREAKWATER.
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CON

Mr. ROGERS: (Minister of Public Works)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Yes, two tenders, from: Phillips,

Mutch & McLean, $17,468.60 at unit prices; A. F. McQuaid, W. H. Tovvnshend & A. L. Fraser, $19,276.

2. Yes, with Messrs. Phillips, Mutch & McLean.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   LITTLE SANDS BREAKWATER.
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HONORARY MILITIA OFFICERS.

LIB

James Joseph Hughes

Liberal

*Mr. J. J. HUGHES:

How many colonels, honorary colonels, lieutenant colonels, honorary lieutenant colonels, and other officers, honorary and otherwise, have been appointed to the Minister of Militia and Defence from October, 1911, to the present1 time?

Mr. SAM. HUGHES: This information

is contained in General Orders, which are promulgated from time to time iin the Canada Gazette, which the hon. member regularly receives.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   HONORARY MILITIA OFFICERS.
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LIB

James Joseph Hughes

Liberal

Mr. J. J. HUGHES:

How long is it

since the Canada Gazette was last published!?

Mr. SAM. HUGHES: The Canada

Gazette comes out every Saturday.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   HONORARY MILITIA OFFICERS.
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LIB

Wilfrid Laurier (Leader of the Official Opposition)

Liberal

Sir WILFRID LAURIER:

It comes out every Saturday, but would it be an extraordinary request to make of the Government that they should give the answer?

Mr. SAM. HUGHES: I shall be glad to let the question stand as an order for return.

Stands as an order for return.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   HONORARY MILITIA OFFICERS.
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MR. STEVEN PAYNE.

LIB

Mr. CARVELL:

Liberal

1. What position has Mr. Stephen Payne, of St. John, in the Public Works Department?

2. What is the salary attached to the position? .

8. What qualifications has Mr. Payne for this work, who recommended him, and what examination did he pass before he was appointed?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   MR. STEVEN PAYNE.
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CON

Mr. ROGERS: (Minister of Public Works)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Assistant accountant in office of Superintendent of Dredges, St. John, N.B.

2. $1,500 per annum.

3. Application made by Superintendent Blenkinsop for Mr. Payne's appointment, with statement that he was fully qualified for the position. No examination required.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   MR. STEVEN PAYNE.
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VEGETABLE AND FRUIT CANNERIES.

LIB

Joseph Arthur Calixte √Čthier

Liberal

Mr. ETHIER:

What is the number of vegetable and fruit canning factories in each province of Canada?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   VEGETABLE AND FRUIT CANNERIES.
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CON

George Eulas Foster (Minister of Trade and Commerce)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. FOSTER:

Alberta, nil; British Columbia, 5; Manitoba, nil; New Brunswick, nil; Nova Scotia, 1; Ontario, 66; Prince Edward Island, nil; Quebec, 10; Saskatchewan, nil; total, 82.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   VEGETABLE AND FRUIT CANNERIES.
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CANNED TOMATOES AND CORN.

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Mr ETHIER:

1. What has been the total value of the tomatoes and corn for canning purposes produced in Canada since 1900?

2. Has Canada imported or exported tomatoes or corn for canning purposes since 1900?

3. If so, what have been for each year since 1J00, the import or export of tomatoes and corn for canning purposes in Canada?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   CANNED TOMATOES AND CORN.
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CON

Louis Coderre (Minister of Mines; Secretary of State of Canada)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. CODERRE:

There is no information on record in the Customs Department as to the purpose for which tomatoes and corn

are produced, imported or exported, nor do the census schedules of 1901, 1906 and 1911 specify the various kinds of vegetables canned in the canning factories.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   CANNED TOMATOES AND CORN.
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UNOPPOSED AND UNDISCUSSED MOTIONS.

March 12, 1914