April 2, 1914

FIRST READINGS OF BILLS.

PUBLIC BILLS.


Bill No. 138, to amend the Dominion Lands Act-Mr. Roche. Bill No. 137, to amend the Dominion Forests Reserves and Parks Act.-Mr. Roche. . Bill No. 138, to amend the Irrigation Act. -Mr. Roche.


PRIVATE BILLS.


Bill No. 134, to amend the Inspection and Sales Act.-Mr. George E. Foster. Bill No. 135, respecting a certain Patent of Rudolph Goldschmidt.-Mr. Fripp.


QUESTIONS.


(Questions answered orally are indicated by an asterisk.)


DREDGE W. S. FIELDING.

LIB

Mr. CARVELL:

Liberal

1. How much has it cost for repairs and renewals for the dredge formerly officially

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Subtopic:   DREDGE W. S. FIELDING.
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INTERCOLONIAL RAILWAY SURVEY STAFF.

LIB

Mr. EMMERSON:

Liberal

1. Has the Intercolonial railway a staff of engineers employed in surveying near Doi-chester and Sackville, New Brunswick, with a view to double tracking and the securing of improved grades and curves ? If so, who is the engineer in charge, and is he a former employee of the Canadian Pacific railway ?

2. Who are employed as engineers or otherwise assisting in the work, what are their ages and nationality respectively, with what railways were they employed just previous to their engagement by the Government railway, and are any of them American citizens ?

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Subtopic:   INTERCOLONIAL RAILWAY SURVEY STAFF.
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CON

Mr. REID: (Minister of Customs)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Yes. H. S. Clarke. He is not a former employee of the Canadian Pacific

Railway Company.

2. Name. Age.

H. S. Clark.... 26

G. H. Patterson 26S. W. Brodeau 28G. E. Dowling 43C. R. Magrane 18A. E. Oulton.. 20J. W. Johnstone 20

Previous

employment.

Can. Northern Ry. St. John & Quebec Ry St. John & Quebec Ry.. Nat. Trans. Ry.

Can. Pacific Ry. None.

Can. Northern Ry.

Name Age. Previous employment.

B. H. Smith.. 20 St.. John & Quebec Ry. V. H. Carruthers 20 Ncne.

J. E. Stulz.. .. 17 None.E. C. McCall.. 22 Intercolonial Ry.N- Bettis

19 None.G. Bishop.... 20 None.

R. Herrington.. 2.3 Nat. Trans. Ry.

W. Ohearn.... 17 Intercolonial Ry.F. McKinnon.. 42 Intercolonial Ry.

S. W. Brodeau, G. R. Magrane and J. E. Stultz were born in the United States.

Government of Canada to or with the Canadian Northern Railway Company, or any of its subsidiary lines, or propositions or any part thereof, since the inception of the same?

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CON

John Dowsley Reid (Minister of Customs)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. REID:

Canadian Northern railway'.

Paid to

Cash Subsidy. Granted. December 31.

Swan River section. . . 374,606 $ 374,606O. & R. R. Ry

1,534,526 1,534526E. Y. & P, Ry

91,200 91,200$ 2,000,332 $ 2,000,332

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   INTERCOLONIAL RAILWAY SURVEY STAFF.
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CANADIAN NORTHERN RAILWAY TERMINALS.


Mr. EMMERSON- 1. Has the Government any knowledge as to the ownership of the so-called Canadian Northern Railway System terminals at Montreal. Winnipeg, Moosejaw, Vancouver, Port Arthur U°ly *Iann' Quebec and at other points respect- 2. Is the Government aware as to how and m whom the title of the right of way of the said Canadian Northern railway through Carleton county, Ontario, is vested ?


CON

Mr. REID: (Minister of Customs)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. The terminal property referred to, with the exception of Vancouver and Port Mann, is owned 'by the Canadian Northern Railway System Terminals, Limited, the [DOT]capital stock of which terminal company is owned by the Canadian Northern Railway Company. The terminals at Vancouver and Port Mann are owned 'by the Canadian Northern Pacific Railway Company, the stock of which company is all owned by the Canadian Northern Railway Company.

2. The title of the right-of-way through Carleton county, Ontario, is owned by the Canadian Northern Ontario railway.

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Subtopic:   CANADIAN NORTHERN RAILWAY TERMINALS.
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INVESTIGATION BY RIMOUSKI ADVOCATES.

LIB

Charles Arthur Gauvreau

Liberal

*Mr. GAUVREAU:

Canadian Northern Al-

berta Ry $ 2,832,024

Canadian Northern Ontario Railway.

Toronto-Sudbury .. . .$ 1,872,960 $1 1,S72,960

Toronto-Ottawa. . .. 1,363,122

Hawkesbury-Ottawa. . . 369,872 369,872Ottawa-Port Arthur . . 10,920,000 6,518,516$14,762,832 $10,124,470

Canadian Northern

Garneau-Quebeo $

St. Jerome branch.. . . Rawdon branch

Quebec Railway. 523,820 $ 523,820

97,280 97,280

86,468 86,468

$ 707,568 $ 707,568

Canadian Northern Pa- *

ciflc Ry $ 6,300,000 $ 4,349,930

Halifax and South

Western Ry $ 1,364,210 $ 1,364,210Total $28,254,942 $21,378,534

Guarantees. Authorized. Canadian Northern

Ry $17,256,5S4

Canadian Northern

Alberta Ry 6,719.99S

Canadian Northern

Ontario Ry 35,770,000

Released to December 31.

$59,746,582 $39,937,822 19

t SUC,h have Messrs- Louis Tachfi ant

"L oa f' J\0u!.10t' advocates of Rimouski, re 1911 ? 0r 16 mvestiSatior>s held by them sine.

2. How many investigations have been helc by each of them ?

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CON

Mr. CODERRE : (Minister of Mines; Secretary of State of Canada)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Railways and Canals: Louis Tache,

$511.23; Post Office, Louis Tache, $260.15; Post Office: J. N. F. Pouliot, $400.

2. Railways and Canals: eleven investigations by Mr. Tache; Post Office; ten investigations by Mr. Tache; four bv Mr. J. N. F. Pouliot.

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Subtopic:   INVESTIGATION BY RIMOUSKI ADVOCATES.
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AID TO CANADIAN NORTHERN RAILWAY

April 2, 1914