April 7, 1915

WINDING-UP ACT AMENDMENT.


On motion of Hon. C. J. Doherty (Minister of Justice), Bill No. 122, to amend the Winding-Up Act, was introduced and read the first time.


QUESTIONS.


[Questions answered orally are indicated by an asterisk.]


MR. E. A. BOUILTON.

LIB

Mr. MARCIL:

Liberal

1. Is Mr. E. A. Bouilton, of Paspebiac, Que, employed in any capacity by the Department of Marine and Fisheries or of the Naval Service, or in any other department of the Government?

2. If so, what are his duties, what is his salary, and since when has he been so employed?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   MR. E. A. BOUILTON.
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CON

Louis Coderre (Minister of Mines; Secretary of State of Canada)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. CODERRE:

Mr. Bouilton is not in the employ of the Government.

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Subtopic:   MR. E. A. BOUILTON.
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MR. P. A. MOUSSEAU.

LIB

Mr. GAUVREAU:

Liberal

1. Did Mr. P. A. Mousseau, who had been employed as overseer of works for the building of the Louisville post office, formerly occupy any position in any of the departments, or under the Government?

2 If so, what was the position?

3. What is the total amount that he has received as overseer in the building of the said Louisville post office?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   MR. P. A. MOUSSEAU.
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CON

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

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. No.

2. Answered by No. 1.

3. $2,136.

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Subtopic:   MR. P. A. MOUSSEAU.
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QUEBEC COUNTY TELEPHONE SERVICE.

LIB

Mr. DELISLE:

Liberal

1. Has the Government built a telephone line in the county of Quebec?

2. If so, (a) what did it cost, and (b) what is the revenue from it?

3. Does that line extend beyond the county of Quebec?

4. Does it compete with other lines already existing and for a long time back giving local and interurban service?

5. What is the quality of the materials used in the construction of that line?

6. Have all the workmen been paid?

7. Who constructed the line for the Government?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   QUEBEC COUNTY TELEPHONE SERVICE.
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CON

Mr. ROGERS: (Minister of Public Works)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Yes.

2. (a) Cost $22,000, of which $13,798.91 has been paid; (b) approximately $1,000 a year.

3. No.

4. No.

5. No. 6 wire, 25 foot poles, etc., according to Government standard.

6. No representations have been made to the department that workmen have not been paid.

7. A. Martineau & Co. constructed 128 miles of line and have been paid for 884 miles.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   QUEBEC COUNTY TELEPHONE SERVICE.
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GRAHAM PEAT PROCESS.

LIB

Mr. MARCIL:

Liberal

1. Is the report made by Dr. Porter, of McGill University, on the Graham peat process, final, or is it subject to revision?

2. Does the Government intend applying any funds voted for peat investigation to a demonstration test of the Graham process?

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Subtopic:   GRAHAM PEAT PROCESS.
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CON

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

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Dr. Porter has revised his report and in the revision states categorically: " The process as outlined and submitted to me by Mr. Graham cannot under any conditions which I foresee in this country for a number of years produce carbonized briquettes in competition with coal at present Montreal prices."

2. In view of the very unfavourable report made by the officers of the department some time ago on the Graham process and of the present adverse report by Dr. Porter, the department cannot recommend an application for funds to make a demonstration test.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   GRAHAM PEAT PROCESS.
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DEPORTATION OP FOREIGNERS.

LIB

Mr. LACHANCE:

Liberal

1. Does the Government intend authorizing the deportation of the foreigners who are out of work in the cities of Montreal, Toronto, Winnipeg, Victoria and Vancouver?

2. If so, what department will control such deportation, and on what conditions are foreigners exempt therefrom ?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   DEPORTATION OP FOREIGNERS.
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CON

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

Conservative (1867-1942)

Sir ROBERT BORDEN:

This subject has not been under consideration.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   DEPORTATION OP FOREIGNERS.
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CANADIAN WAR CONTINGENT ASSOCIATION.

April 7, 1915