February 10, 1916

QUESTIONS.


[Questions answered orally are indicated by an asterisk.]


EXPORT OP ELECTRICITY.

LIB
CON

Esioff-Léon Patenaude (Minister of Inland Revenue)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. PATENAUDE:

[DOT] * -

Counties. Officer's Name. Date of Inspection. Expenses.1. Bonaventure. Nil. Nil. Sept. 1914 Nil. $125.36. $115.66. Special railway inspector.Oct. 1914 Rimouski A Bernatchez Sept. 1914 Counties. Officer's Name. Date of Inspection. Expenses.2. Bonaventure

Gasp6 Nil. A B. Caldwell Nil. June 1910

July 1910 Special railway inspector.Rimouski L. J. Bourget July 1910

the last twelve months by or on behalf of the Federal Light and Power Company, or any other company, for permission to export electricity generated in Canada to Detroit?

2. If so, what are the terms of the application ?

3. Has permission been granted in any case? If so, on what conditions?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   EXPORT OP ELECTRICITY.
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CON

Esioff-Léon Patenaude (Minister of Inland Revenue)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. PATENAUDE:

1, 2 and 3. No.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   EXPORT OP ELECTRICITY.
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INSPECTION OP WEIGHTS AND MEASURES.

LIB

Mr. MARGIL:

Liberal

1. Who did the work of inspection of weights and measures in Rimouski, Gaspfi and Bona-vonture counties in 1915, and what was the total cost of the work?

2. How many officials were employed as compared with the number employed for this work in 1911?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   INSPECTION OP WEIGHTS AND MEASURES.
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WAR SUPPLIES-HORSES.

LIB

Mr. McCOIG:

Liberal

1. How many horses from the United States have passed through Canada since August 4 1914?

2. How many horses coming from the United States for military purposes abroad have been detained since the above date?

3. Why were they detained?

4. What was done with them?

5. If sold in Canada, what amount of duty was collected on horses entering Canada since August 4, 1914?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   WAR SUPPLIES-HORSES.
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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:

It is not considered advisable in the public interest that the information asked for in this question should be given at the present time.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   WAR SUPPLIES-HORSES.
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LIB

Mr. KAY:

Liberal

1. How many horses have been sold in Toronto by the British Remount Commission?

2. Was the duty paid on these horses in every case? If so, by whom?

3. What is the total sum Received in duties?

4. Were all the horses examined by an official veterinary before being offered for sale? If so, were any found unfit for sale in Canada?

5. If any horses were found unfit for sale in Canada, were they either desttoyed or deported after examination? If so, how many in each case?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   WAR SUPPLIES-HORSES.
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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:

It is not in the public interest that this question should be answered at this time.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   WAR SUPPLIES-HORSES.
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LIB

Mr. KAY:

Liberal

1. How many horses have been sold in Montreal by the British Remount Commission?

2. Was the duty paid on these horses in every case? If so, by whom?

3. What is the total sum received in duties?

4. Were all the horses examined by an official veterinary before being offered for sale? If so, were any found unfit for sale in Canada?

5. If any horses were found unfit for sale in Canada, were they either destroyed or deported

after examination? If so, how many in each case?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   WAR SUPPLIES-HORSES.
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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:

It is not in the public interest that this question should be answered at this time.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   WAR SUPPLIES-HORSES.
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CON

Ernest D'Israeli Smith

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. SMITH:

How many horses purchased for Great Britain in the United States have been admitted into Canada during- each of the months of November and December, 1S15, and January, 1916, and how many of this number have been shipped from Canadian ports?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   WAR SUPPLIES-HORSES.
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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:

It is not in the public interest that this question should be answered at this time.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   WAR SUPPLIES-HORSES.
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LIB

Mr. J. J. HUGHES:

Liberal

1. Did the parties who bought horses for the Government in Prince Edward Island receive any remuneration for their services?

2. If so, what was the nature of the remuneration, and what did if amount to?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   WAR SUPPLIES-HORSES.
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L-C

Samuel Hughes (Minister of Militia and Defence)

Liberal-Conservative

Sir SAM HUGHES:

1 and 2. W. S. McKie, who purchased 99 horses, $10 per diem, total, $650; Major Thurston, who purchased 2 horses, no remuneration; Lieut. Barry, who purchased 14 horses, no remuneration.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   WAR SUPPLIES-HORSES.
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CABLE AND WIRELESS RATES.

February 10, 1916