March 16, 1914

CON

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

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. BORDEN:

The Government has been in communication with some of the provincial governments in. regard to this matter. An Order in Council has already been passed reserving radium in case it should be discovered. The question of granting bonuses to encourage the prospecting for and the discovery of radium-bearing ores is under consideration, but no decision has been arrived at yet.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   RADIUM-BEARING ORES.
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NEW RICHMOND RURAL MAIL.

LIB

Mr. MARCIL:

Liberal

1. Has the rural mail service been opened at New Richmond station, Quebec?

2. Who is the contractor, what is the amount of the contract, how many tenderers were there, and was the contract awarded to the lowest tenderer?

3. What post offices have Deen closed in consequence of the opening of the new service?

4. What is the increased cost to the department?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   NEW RICHMOND RURAL MAIL.
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CON

Mr. PELLETIER: (Postmaster General)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. No. '

2, 3, and 4. Answered by No. 1.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   NEW RICHMOND RURAL MAIL.
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MORRIS BURG-WILLIAMSBURG MAIL SERVICE.

LIB

Mr. GRAHAM:

Liberal

1. Were tenders called for carrying the mail between Morrisburg and Williamsburg during the summer of 1913?

2. If so, who was the lowest tenderer and what was the amount of the tender?

3. Was the contract awarded to the lowest tenderer? If not, why not?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   MORRIS BURG-WILLIAMSBURG MAIL SERVICE.
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CON

Louis-Philippe Pelletier (Postmaster General)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. PELLETIER:

Tenders were invited in connection with a proposed re-arrangement of mail routes in Dundas county, but no action has been taken thereon.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   MORRIS BURG-WILLIAMSBURG MAIL SERVICE.
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CONCESSIONS TO UNITED STATES. FISHERMEN.

LIB

John Howard Sinclair

Liberal

Mr. SINCLAIR:

[DOT]

Has an application been made to the Government- by or on behalf of the United States fishermen operating on the coast of Canada, with a view of obtaining concessions not granted under the usual modus vivendi licenses?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   CONCESSIONS TO UNITED STATES. FISHERMEN.
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CON

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

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. HAZEN:

Yes.

. COLE HARBOUR PUBLIC WHARF.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   CONCESSIONS TO UNITED STATES. FISHERMEN.
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LIB

Mr. SINCLAIR:

Liberal

1. On what date was the money first voted by Parliament for the construction of a public wharf at Cole harbour, Guysborough county, N.S.?

2. Has any part of the amount so voted been expended? If so, how much?

3. Has the site for said proposed wharf been selected? If so, where?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   CONCESSIONS TO UNITED STATES. FISHERMEN.
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CON

Mr. HAZEN: (Minister of Marine and Fisheries; Minister of the Naval Service)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. May 9, 1911.

2. No.

3. No.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   CONCESSIONS TO UNITED STATES. FISHERMEN.
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CANSO AND CLARKE'S HARBOUR REDUCTION WORKS.

LIB

Mr. SINCLAIR:

Liberal

1. 'iAIiat quantity of fish scrap was produced at i he Canso reduction works in the years 1909 10-11-12 and 1913?

2. What was the production of oil during each of said years respectively?

3. To whom was the fish scrap produced at said Canso works in 1913 sold, and at what price?

4. To whom was the fish scrap produced at Government reduction works at Clarke's harbour, N.S., in the year 1913, sold, and at what price?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   CANSO AND CLARKE'S HARBOUR REDUCTION WORKS.
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CON

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

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. HAZEN:

1. 1909, 131 tons 300 lbs.;

1910, 143 tons 1,300 lbs.; 1911, 29 tons

1,780 lbs.; 1912, 123 tons 500 lbs.; 1913, 151 tons 300 lbs.

2. 1909, 10,560 gallons; 1910, 9,642 gallons;

1911, 2,205 gallons; 1912, 13,440 gallons;

1913, 15,272 gallons.

3. Farmers, at 820 per ton, and A. H. Whitman, Halifax, 405 tons at 829.81, and 130J tons at 832.

4. Farmers, at 820 per ton.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   CANSO AND CLARKE'S HARBOUR REDUCTION WORKS.
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ST. JOHN HARBOUR IMPROVEMENTS.

LIB

Mr. GRAHAM:

Liberal

1. What is the contract price for solid rock paid by the Government to Norton Griffiths Company in the St. John harbour improvements?

2. Were any sub-contracts let by Norton Griffiths Company which included solid rock?

3. If so. what price is named in said subcontract for solid rock?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   ST. JOHN HARBOUR IMPROVEMENTS.
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CON

Mr. ROGERS: (Minister of Public Works)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. 83.80 for stone of five tons and over, and 82.50 for small stone.

2. Part of the work was done under a sub-contract which is now cancelled.

3. The sub-contract was not submitted to the department, and there is no knowledge of the price.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   ST. JOHN HARBOUR IMPROVEMENTS.
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FENIAN RAID BOUNTIES.

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Mr LAW:

1. Did the minister or any official of the Department of Militia or any other department of the Government furnish, or cause to be furnished, to any person a list of the applicants for the Fenian Raid bounty for the county of Yarmouth, N.S., previous to the list laid on the table of the House by the Minister of Militia on March 9, 1914?

2. If so, to whom was said list of names given?

3. What date was the fund exhausted and the last payment made, for said bounties?

Mr. SAM. HUGHES:

1. No.

2. Answered by No. 1.

3. To be answered by the Finance Department.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   FENIAN RAID BOUNTIES.
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March 16, 1914