April 7, 1915

LIB

*Mr. MURPHY:

Liberal

1. Has the Canadian War Contingent Association, of which Sir George Perley, M.P., is president, any connection with the Canadian Field Comforts Commission?

2. Has the attention of the Government been drawn to an appeal for $50,000 addressed to various organized societies of women in Canada by two persons representing themselves to be members of the executive of the association of which Sir George Perley is president, and contained in a circular letter dated 69 Grosvenor street, London, England, October 27, 1914?

3. Do the persons issuing the appeal occupy official positions recognized by the Government? If so, has the Government authorized or approved the appeal?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   CANADIAN WAR CONTINGENT ASSOCIATION.
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CON

Sir ROBERT BORDEN: (Prime Minister; Secretary of State for External Affairs; President of the Privy Council)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. The Government has no information on the subject.

2. The attention of the Government has not been drawn to the appeal in question.

3. Answered by No. 2.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   CANADIAN WAR CONTINGENT ASSOCIATION.
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MR. LOUIS AUDETTE.

LIB

Mr. E. LAPOINTE:

Liberal

1. Is Mr. Louis Audette, day labourer of St. Anselme, county of Dorchester, in the employ of the Government?

2. If so, what is his position, and what salary does he receive?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   MR. LOUIS AUDETTE.
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CON

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

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Yes.

2. Caretaker and pumpman at St. Anselme on the National Transcontinental railway. His salary is one dollar per day.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   MR. LOUIS AUDETTE.
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VALCARTIER CAMP LUMBER SUPPLY.

VALCARTIER CAMP LIGHTING.

LIB

Mr. E. LAPOINTE:

Liberal

1. To whom was the contract for the lighting of the Valcartier camp given?

2. What amount was paid by the Government for that lighting?

Topic:   VALCARTIER CAMP LUMBER SUPPLY.
Subtopic:   VALCARTIER CAMP LIGHTING.
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Major General HUGHES:

1. The Quebec Railway Light, Heat and Power Co., Quebec.

2. $2,535.50.

Topic:   VALCARTIER CAMP LUMBER SUPPLY.
Subtopic:   VALCARTIER CAMP LIGHTING.
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QUEBEC HARBOUR COMMISSION.

LIB

Mr. E. LAPOINTE:

Liberal

1. Have contracts been awarded for the supply of electrical power for the grain elevators of the Quebec Harbour Commission?

2. If so, to whom were such contracts awarded, and what were the amounts of them?

Topic:   VALCARTIER CAMP LUMBER SUPPLY.
Subtopic:   QUEBEC HARBOUR COMMISSION.
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CON

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

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. HAZEN:

The following information is furnished by the Quebec Harbour Commission :

" Commissioners generate own electric power for elevator, but have also connection with Q.R.L.H. and P. Company for lights and passenger elevator used when elevator steam plant is not operating.

" Prices are the contract prices for which company supply lights and power to commission as required namely for light 10 cents per K.W.H. less 30 per cent discount. Power for 200 to 400 K.W. horses per months 200 at 3 cents 200 excess at 2.75 400 to 600 K.W. horses per month 400 K.W. at 2.75 excess 200 at 2.3 cents and in addition $1 per H.P. per month on H.P. of motor."

Topic:   VALCARTIER CAMP LUMBER SUPPLY.
Subtopic:   QUEBEC HARBOUR COMMISSION.
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MEDICINE HAT HOMESTEAD INSPECTOR.

LIB

William Ashbury Buchanan

Liberal

Mr. BUCHANAN:

Did Willian Switzer, homestead inspector in the Medicine Hat land district, receive his full salary for the months of March, April and May, 1913?

Mr. CROTHER8: No.

Topic:   VALCARTIER CAMP LUMBER SUPPLY.
Subtopic:   MEDICINE HAT HOMESTEAD INSPECTOR.
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GRANTS TO FISHERMEN.

LIB

Mr. MARCIL:

Liberal

1. What amounts, if any, were paid fishermen of Bonaventure and GaspO counties, respectively, for damages sustained toy them in the storm of June 5, 1914?

2. How many fishermen belonged to GaspO, and how many to Bonaventure county?

3. What are their names, residences, and the amount received by each?

4. How many Claims were not entertained?

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Topic:   VALCARTIER CAMP LUMBER SUPPLY.
Subtopic:   GRANTS TO FISHERMEN.
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CON

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

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. HAZEN:

No amount was paid to

fishermen of any county in the Dominion for material damages sustained by them in the storm of June 5, 1914.

Topic:   VALCARTIER CAMP LUMBER SUPPLY.
Subtopic:   GRANTS TO FISHERMEN.
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PICTOU COUNTY RURAL MAIL.

CON

Mr. MACDONALD:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Has any petition been received asking for a rural mail delivery service from Meadowville to Sundridge via Dufferin Road, county of Pic-tou?

2. If so, what action has been taken in regard to said petition?

Topic:   VALCARTIER CAMP LUMBER SUPPLY.
Subtopic:   PICTOU COUNTY RURAL MAIL.
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LIB

Mr. CASGRAIN:

Liberal

1. Yes.

2. The matter is still under inquiry. The inspector states that he has received a petition from the residents between Pictou and Cariboo River which covers a portion of the district included in the petition from Meadowville Station to Sundridge, as they believe they will get a better service from Pictou than from Meadowville, and that, therefore, he considers it advisable to withhold all action on these petitions until a satisfactory arrangement cqn be arrived at so^ as to give all the districts the best service possible.

Topic:   VALCARTIER CAMP LUMBER SUPPLY.
Subtopic:   PICTOU COUNTY RURAL MAIL.
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April 7, 1915