March 23, 1916

QUESTIONS.


[Questions answered orally are indicated by an asterisk.]


ANTIGONISH STATION FLOWER GARDEN.

LIB

Mr. WILLIAM CHISHOLM:

Liberal

1. What was the cost of establishing the flower garden at Antigonish station?

2. What was the amount expended, the cost of material used, and of work and labour done in connection therewith?

3. Who is in charge thereof, and at what salary, if any?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   ANTIGONISH STATION FLOWER GARDEN.
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CON

Mr. REID: (Minister of Customs)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Material, $10; labour, $139.05; total, $149.05.

2. Answered by No. 1.

3. H. Power, agent at Antigonish station, without remuneration.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   ANTIGONISH STATION FLOWER GARDEN.
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IMPORTATION OF HORSES.

LIB

William Frederic Kay

Liberal

Mr. KAY:

How many horses were imported into Canada ' from the United States, respectively, between August 1 and December 31, 1911; between January 1 and December 31, 1915, and during January, 1916? .

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   IMPORTATION OF HORSES.
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CON

John Dowsley Reid (Minister of Customs)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. REID:

Horses imported from the

United States which have been entered for consumption: Between August 1 and

December 1, 1914, 1,474; between January 1 and December 31, 1915, 858; between January 1 and 31, 1916, 73. It is not in the public interest to state the number of horses which passed in transit through Canada since August 1, 1914.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   IMPORTATION OF HORSES.
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IMPORTS AND EXPORTS.


Mr. J. J- HUGHES: 1. What was the total amount of^the annual imports and exports between .Canada and the United States in the fiscal years 1910-11, 1912-13 and 1914-15? 2. What was the total annual imports a.nd exports between Canada and Great Britain for the same years?


CON

John Dowsley Reid (Minister of Customs)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. REID:

1.-

Imports entered for Consumption.

$284,934,739

lc 12-13 441,142,593

1914-15 428,616,927

1912-13

Exports.

Domestic.

. .$104,115,823 .. 139,725,953 .. 173,320,798

Foreign.

Total.

Imports entered for Consumption.

1910-11 . $109,936,462

138,761,568

90,160,781

Exports.

Domestic. Foreign. Total.1910-11 . .$132,156,924 $ 4,80S,187 $136,965,1111912-13 . . 170,161,903 7,820,099 177,982.0021914-15 .. 186,668,599 25,090,264 211,758,863

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   IMPORTS AND EXPORTS.
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INDIAN LANDS COMMISSION.

LIB

Mr. BUCHANAN:

Liberal

1. Who are the members of the Indian Lands Commission ?

2. How much has each member hem paid since the commission was appointed?

COMMON ri

3. What has been the total cost of the commission up to the present time?

4. What is the Dominion's share ot :his expenditure?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   INDIAN LANDS COMMISSION.
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LIB

EXPORTATION OP WOOL,.

LIB

Mr. BUCHANAN:

Liberal

1. Is there an embargo at the present time on wool going into the United States?

2. Is it the intention to retain this embargo?

3. Are United States buyers permitted to buy in Canada under license? If so, will this system be continued?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   EXPORTATION OP WOOL,.
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CON

Mr. REID: (Minister of Customs)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Wool of Canadian growth is permitted to be exported to the United States under license and guarantee as to its use.

2. The question as to future action in this case has not been considered.

3. Answered by Nos. 1 and 2.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   EXPORTATION OP WOOL,.
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RIVERSIDE LUMBER COMPANY.

LIB

James Joseph Hughes

Liberal

Mr. J. J. HUGHES:

On whose recommendation was the Riverside Lumber Company, referred to on page 103-ZZ, Vol. 4, Auditor General's Report, placed on the patronage list in the Militia list, as asked to supply the goods purchased from them?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   RIVERSIDE LUMBER COMPANY.
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CON

Albert Edward Kemp (Minister Without Portfolio)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. KEMP:

The name of the Riverside Lumber Company, Limited, Medicine Hat, as mentioned in the Auditor General's Report, does not appear on any patronage or purchasing list in the Militia Department.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   RIVERSIDE LUMBER COMPANY.
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March 23, 1916