February 25, 1915

QUESTIONS.


[Questions answered orally are indicated by an asterisk.] EXPENDITURE, 1912, 1913 and 1914.


MAJOR W. S. HUGHES.

LIB

Mr. EDWARDS:

Liberal

1. When was Major W. S. Hughes appointed inspector of penitentiaries?

2. What salary does he receive as such?

3. Does Inspector Hughes hold any other office or position from which he receives pay from the Federal Government? . If so, when was he appointed to such office or position, and what is the amount of his remuneration?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   MAJOR W. S. HUGHES.
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CON

Mr. DOHERTY: (Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. March 4, 1913.

2. $3,700 per annum.

3. Major Hughes is the officer commanding the 21st Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force. He was appointed October 20, 1914, and receives the pay of a lieutenant colonel commanding a regiment, viz.: $5 per diem with $1.25 field allowance per diem and $1 command pay per diem; *in all $7.25 per diem.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   MAJOR W. S. HUGHES.
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AMHERST POST OFFICE SITE.

LIB

Mr. LAW:

Liberal

1. What amount did the Government pay for the site of the proposed new post office at Amherst, N.S., and when?

2. What Is the size of the site?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   AMHERST POST OFFICE SITE.
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CON

Mr. ROGERS: (Minister of Public Works)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. On 21st October, 1914, the Exchequer Court awarded the sum of $30,000. A cheque for $20,000 was paid at Amherst on or about the 12th November, 1913, and another cheque for $10,000, balance due, was paid on 23rd December, 1914.

2. 95 by 93 feet, with the use of a right of way 12 feet wide.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   AMHERST POST OFFICE SITE.
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HUDSON BAY RAILWAY.

LIB

Mr. GRAHAM:

Liberal

1. How many miles of the Hudson Bay railway are completed?

2. How many miles of steel have been laid?

3. When will the railway be completed?

4. When is it anticipated that the harbours and terminals will be completed, including the elevator??

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   HUDSON BAY RAILWAY.
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CON

Mr. COCHRANE: (Minister of Railways and Canals)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. The road bed is completed and fully ballasted to mile 56, and partially ballasted to mile 175.

2. 214 miles of main line.

.3. Autumn of 1917.

4. It is anticipated that works will be in position to ship grain before close of 1917; but a couple of years further work will be required before terminals can be regarded as completed.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   HUDSON BAY RAILWAY.
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LIB

Roch Lanctôt

Liberal

Mr. LANCTOT:

What has been the expenditure on the Hudson Bay Railway construction since 1912?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   HUDSON BAY RAILWAY.
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CON

Mr. COCHRANE: (Minister of Railways and Canals)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Expenditure on Hudson Bay Railway

construction since 1912:

1912- 13 $1,009,063.15

1913- 14 4,498,717.25

1914- 15 to January 31, 1915 .. 4,261,088.83

Total $9,768,869.23

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   HUDSON BAY RAILWAY.
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THE MARRIAGE LAWS.

LIB

Mr. MURPHY:

Liberal

1. Has the Government, or any member thereof, communicated with any provincial government with regard to revising or amending the Marriage Laws?

2. If not, is it the intention of the Government to do so?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   THE MARRIAGE LAWS.
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CON

DISMISSALS.

LIB

Mr. ERNEST LAPOINTE:

Liberal

1. Is Mr. L. O Vallge, of Rimouski employed by the Federal Government at the present time? If not, has he resigned or been dismissed, and for what reason?

2 Who is his successor, and what Is his salary.

3. What salary did Mr. L. O. Vallde receive?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   DISMISSALS.
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CON

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

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. No. Services dispensed with on account of absenting himself from duty without leave.

2. J. A. Tremblav. $400.

3. $400.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   DISMISSALS.
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LIB

Mr. THOMSON:

Liberal

1. Has W. M. Thomson been dismissed from the postmastership at Fort Qu'Appelle?

2 If so, what was the reason for his dismissal?

3. Who has been appointed in his stead, and on whose recommendation has such appointment been made?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   DISMISSALS.
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February 25, 1915