April 30, 1914

QUESTIONS.


(Questions answered orally are indicated by an asterisk.)


INTERCOLONIAL RAILWAY TRAFFIC.

LIB

Mr. SINCLAIR:

Liberal

1. How many tons of freight were carried by the Intercolonial railway during the year ending March 31, 1913, distinguishing between eastbound and westbound traffic?

2. How many tons of the freight referred to in paragraph one, originated in the province of Nova Scotia, including all freight delivered to the said Intercolonial railway at the seaports of the said province?

3. What was the gross amount received by said railway during said year for passenger traffic in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Quebec, respectively?

4. How many tons of the total freight carried by the Intercolonial railway during the said year originated in the provinces of Quebec and New Brunswick respectively?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   INTERCOLONIAL RAILWAY TRAFFIC.
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CON

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

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Number of tons of freight carried by the Intercolonial railway during the year ending March 31, 1913: Total eastbound, 2,182,084 tons; total westbound, 3,021,385 tons. Grand total, 5,203,469 tons.

2. Number of tons of freight referred to in paragraph one, originating in the province of Nova Scotia, including all freight delivered to the said Intercolonial railway at the seaports of said province, total, 2,693,024 tons. Of this amount, 99,308 tons were delivered to the Intercolonial railway by steamship at Nova Scotia seaports for furtherance by rail.

3. The gross amount received by the Intercolonial railway during the said year for tickets sold for passenger traffic in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Quebec, respectively, was as follows: Nova Scotia,

$1,128,640.07; New Brunswick, $670,343.47; Quebec, $844,783.09. Total, $2,643,766.63.

4. The total number of tons of freight carried by the Intercolonial during the said year originating in the provinces of Quebec and New (Brunswick is as follows: Total number of tons originating in province of New Brunswick, 799,824 tons; total number of tons originating in province of Quebec, 1,088,406 tons.

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Subtopic:   INTERCOLONIAL RAILWAY TRAFFIC.
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ROYAL CANADIAN REGIMENT BAND.

LIB

*Mr. KYTE:

Liberal

1. Who authorized the band of the Royal Canadian Regiment to take part in a demonstration in connection with a public meeting in the Province building, Halifax, on the evening of Wednesday, April 8, 1914?

2. Who requested the services of the said band to take part in the demonstration?

3. Was any payment made for the services of said band, and by whom was payment made?

4. If payment has not been made, is there any charge made against any person in connection with such service?

Mr. SAM. HUGHES:

1. The officer commanding the Royal Canadian Regiment, under the provisions of paragraph 875, K. R. & O. (Canada), 1910, as amended by H.Q. 35-1-5, of 7th March, 1914.

2. F. Pennington iBligh, Esq.

3. No.

4. A charge of $45 has been made against C. R. Hoben, Esq.

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Subtopic:   ROYAL CANADIAN REGIMENT BAND.
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SHERBROOKE DRILL HALL.

LIB

Mr. McCREA:

Liberal

1. From whom was the site for a drill hall in Sherbrooke, Que., North Ward, purchased, and at what price?

2. Was the contract to build the drill hall let by tender??

3. If so, what is the amount of each tender?

4. Was the contract let to the lowest tenderer?

6. Was there any allowance for extra work?

If so, for what amount?

Mr. SAM. HUGHES:

1. F. O. Loomis; $10,000 for site and old court house building, which is intended for the armoury part.

2. Yes.

3. Loomis-Dakin, Limited, $28,600; Theo. Hally $42,214.

4. Yes.

5. Yes; $6,810.

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Subtopic:   SHERBROOKE DRILL HALL.
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MELVILLE POST OFFICE.

LIB

Mr. MACNUTT:

Liberal

1. Has the Government received any applications for a post office building for the town of Melville, Saskatchewan?

2. If so, from whom and of what nature?

3. If any such application or applications were incurred?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   MELVILLE POST OFFICE.
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CON

Mr. PELLETIER: (Postmaster General)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Yes.

2. Melville Conservative Association, and others asking for a post office building.

3. Communications acknowledged and referred to the Public Works Department.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   MELVILLE POST OFFICE.
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CANADIAN PACIFIC RAILWAY BRIDGE, LACHINE.

LIB

Mr. LANCTOT:

Liberal

1. Were any arrangements arrived at between the Government and the Canadian Pacific Railway Company in connection with the passing of vehicles on the latter company's bridge between Caughnawaga and Lachine?

2. Is the Government aware that during the last Chateauguay election the Conservatives who took part in such election are said to have stated to the electors of that county that that question was settled, and also that the plans have been published in the newspaper La Patrie, of Montreal, and distributed by thousands everywhere in the County during the election, showing in one of the plans the part added to the Lachine bridge and intended for vehicles?

3. Has the Government made any agreement with the Canadian Pacific Railway Company to that effect? If so, what is the agreement?

4. What will be the amount to be paid by the Canadian Government to the Canadian Pacific for such work?

5. Is it the intention of the Government to place in the supplementary Estimates the necessary amount for the performance of this work?

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Subtopic:   CANADIAN PACIFIC RAILWAY BRIDGE, LACHINE.
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CON

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

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Not so far as the Department of Railways and Canals is concerned:

2, 3, 4 and 5. Answered by No. 1.

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Subtopic:   CANADIAN PACIFIC RAILWAY BRIDGE, LACHINE.
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SPANISH SHIP BAY WHARF.

LIB

Mr. SINCLAIR:

Liberal

1. On what date was work started on the public wharf at Spanish Ship bay, N.S.?

2. Is the wharf completed?

3. What is the value of the material at present on hand?

4. If the work is being done by day work, who is foreman?

5. What remuneration has been paid to the foreman ?

6. If there were Other foreman employed, what is the name and remuneration of each?

7. How much has been spent on the wharf up to this date?

8. On what date does the department estimate this wharf will be completed?

9. Who is the inspector and what remuneration has he received?

10. If the wharf has not been completed, why not?

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Subtopic:   SPANISH SHIP BAY WHARF.
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CON

Mr. ROGERS: (Minister of Public Works)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Only materials purchased, 1913.

2. No.

3. $625.

4. Arthur McKinlay.

5. $80 per month, amounting to $115.38.

6. None either.

7. $300 spent in fiscal year 1913-14.

8. This depends on when appropriations are available.

9. None.

10. Could not be completed last year because timber could not be delivered in time and, vote then available was not sufficient.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   SPANISH SHIP BAY WHARF.
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HUDSON BAY RAILWAY CONSTRUCTION.

LIB

Mr. GRAHAM:

Liberal

1. When did the party of men with horses, who left Le Pas for Port Nelson in January last, reach .Port Nelson?

2. How many men were in the party when leaving Le Pas?

3. How many of these men reached Port Nelson?

4. How many horses were taken by the party from Le Pas?

5. How many horses reached Port Nelson?

6. Who was in charge of the party?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   HUDSON BAY RAILWAY CONSTRUCTION.
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April 30, 1914