March 8, 1915

CON

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

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. HAZEN:

Canadian Canadian GrandPacific Northern TrunkRailway. Railway. Railway.Land transport paid $416,636 $ 16,151 $ 84,134Land transport outstanding .. 40,331 100,231 57,631Ocean transport paid 458,992 162,977 Ocean transport outstanding. . 28,810 $915,959 $308,169 $141,765

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   TRANSPORTATION OF FIRST CONTINGENT.
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BLOOD INDIAN RESERVE.

LIB

Mr. BUCHANAN:

Liberal

1. Has the Indian Department made a lease of the Blood Indian reserve for grazing purposes?

2. If so, to whom, and what are the terms of the lease?

3. When does the lease expire?

4. If a lease has not been made, what are the arrangements the Government has made of a temporary character for grazing on the reserve?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   BLOOD INDIAN RESERVE.
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LIB

Mr. ROCHE:

Liberal

1. No.

2 and 3. Answered by No. 1.

4. Since the termination of the former lease $3 per head per annum has been charged for grazing privileges.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   BLOOD INDIAN RESERVE.
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WATCHMEN ON RAILWAY BRIDGES.


Mr. WM. CHISHOLM: .


CON

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

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. The quantity supplied to troops of the 1st Division, Canadian Expeditionary Force,

What are the names of the men employed as watchmen on the different railway bridges in Antigonish county at different times since August last on account of the war?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   WATCHMEN ON RAILWAY BRIDGES.
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CON

Francis Cochrane (Minister of Railways and Canals)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. COCHRANE:

Names of men employed as watchmen on the different railway bridges in Antigonish county, as follows: John McPherson, Angus McDougal, John R. Boyd, Colin F. McDonald, J. A. McDonald, John Kiely, Gabriel Chisholm, Thomas Kiely.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   WATCHMEN ON RAILWAY BRIDGES.
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HALIFAX OCEAN TERMINALS.

LIB

Alexander Kenneth Maclean

Liberal

Mr. A. K. MACLEAN:

What was the total expenditure in the calendar year 1914 at Halifax for the ocean terminals on account of the railway construction contract and on account of the docks and piers contract, respectively?

Mr. W. T .WHITE:

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   HALIFAX OCEAN TERMINALS.
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CON

Francis Cochrane (Minister of Railways and Canals)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. COCHRANE:

Total expenditure in

the calendar year 1914 at Halifax for the ocean terminal on account of the railway construction contract was $1,181,355.78. Total expenditure on account of docks and piers contract at Halifax was $285,811.10.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   HALIFAX OCEAN TERMINALS.
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TOTAL EXPENDITURES FOR 1914-15.

LIB

Alexander Kenneth Maclean

Liberal

Mr. A. K. MACLEAN:

What are the particulars and amounts of all expenditures made on capital and special account respectively from April 1, 1914, to March 1, 1915?

Public Works capital

Railways and Canals capital:

Canals

Intercolonial and connected railways

Towards the construction of a railway to connect Montreal with the National Transcontinental Railway

Hudson Bay Railway

Quebec Bridge

National Transcontinental Ralway

IT nee Edward Island Railway

Railway Subsidies:

The Fredericton and Grand Lakes Coal and

Railway Company

The Canadian Northern Ontario Railway .. The Atlantic and Lake Superior Railway....

St. John and Quebec Railway

Ha Ha Bay Railway

Algoma Central and Hudson Bay Railway..

Esquimau and Nanaimo Railway

Kootenay Central Railway

Canadian Northern Pacific Railway

Canadian Northern Alberta Railway

The Algoma Eastern Railway

The Alberta Central Railway

The Kettle Valley Railway - .

Charges of Management and Loan Account

The above represents the payments which passed through the hooks of the Finance Department from April 1, 1914, to March 1, 1915.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   TOTAL EXPENDITURES FOR 1914-15.
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MEDICINE HAT POSTMASTERS.

LIB

Mr. BUCHANAN:

Liberal

1. How many postmasters have been removed from the service in the constituency of Medi-

cine Hat since October 1, 1911?

2. What are the names and the name of the post office in each case?

3. What was the reason for the removal in

each case?

4. In how many cases were investigations held?

5. In how many cases were investigations asked for but not granted?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   MEDICINE HAT POSTMASTERS.
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Mr. CASGEAIN:

1. Thirteen.

2 and 3.

Name of Post Office. Name of Postmaster. Reason for Removal. Date of Removal.Mrs. .1 Enright Change in site of office 27 August, 1913.Political partisanship and neg- lect of duty 4 April, 1913.G. R. Cope Change in site of office 11 December, 1912.Mrs. Vedee Hiereth .. Change in site of office 28 January, 1914.Empress Wm. Robertson Change in site and unsatisfactory management of office 23 June, 1914.F aith 19 March, 1914.Political partisanship 11 July, 1912.Abandonment of office by post- master .. 28 May, 1914.M. Allen Non-residence of postmaster... 13 July, 1912.Lethbridge E. M. Higinbotham .. Removal of post office to new public building 9. October, 1914. vUnsatisfactory management... Postmaster delivering private accounts without prepayment of postage 18 February, 1914.Warner F. L. Shepard 13 October, 1912.Websdale A. E. Websdale. ... Change in site of office 24 November, 1913.4. Eleven.5. In one case, that of the Lethbridge post office, removed to the new public building, an investigation was suggested to the department, but the transfer of the post office to the new postmaster had already been made.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   MEDICINE HAT POSTMASTERS.
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WINNIPEG RESIDENT ENGINEER.

LIB

Mr. MOLLOY:

Liberal

1. Who is the Dominion Government resident engineer in the city of Winnipeg?

2. How many men are employed on his staff?

3. What are their duties?

4. What is the salary paid to each?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   WINNIPEG RESIDENT ENGINEER.
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CON

Mr. ROGERS: (Minister of Public Works)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. John Sweeney.

2. Nine employees on this staff, including Mr. Sweeney. t

3. Five assistant engineers, one foreman for Manitoba, one clerk accountant and one stenographer.

4. John Sweeney, district engineer, $2,500 per annum; A. J. Stevens, sr., asst, engineer, $2,300 per annum; D. A. McIntyre, foreman for Manitoba, $2,000 per annum; L. H. Fournier, assistant, $2,000 per annum; F. de C. Davies, sr., assist, engineer, $1,700 per annum; Geo. Burbridge, sr., asst, engineer, $1,500 per annum; Chas Steele, clerk-accountant, $1,500 per annum; Barrett Wood, jr., asst, engineer, $75 per month; Miss L. Simpson, stenographer, $900 per annum.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   WINNIPEG RESIDENT ENGINEER.
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JUDGES' PENSIONS.

March 8, 1915