March 29, 1916

TAXATION OF PROFITS.


On motion of Sir Thomas White (Minister of Finance), Bill No. 74, to levy a tax on business profits, was introduced and read the first time. [DOT]


QUESTIONS.


[Questions answered orally are indicated by an asterisk.]


WAR SUPPLES-HAY AND OATS.

LIB

Mr. BUCHANAN:

Liberal

1. Who were the persons appointed to purchase hay and oats in Alberta for the Militia Department?

2. What did they receive in each case for their services?

3. What was the total amount purchased?

4. What was the average price per ton for hay, and the average price per bushed for oats?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   WAR SUPPLES-HAY AND OATS.
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CON

Mr. KEMP: (Minister Without Portfolio)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Lt.-Colonel A. D. McRae.

2. Pay of rank and expenses.

3. Nine hundred and ninety-five tons 399 lbs. hay for $18,610.10; 30,175 bushel oats for $20,637.43.

4. Average price: $18.70 per ton for hay; 684 cents per bushel for oats.

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PAYMENTS TO LA PATRIE AND L'EVENEMENT.


* Mr. LEMIEUX: 1. What amounts^ have been paid by the various departments! respectively, to La Patrie, of Montreal, and to L'Evenement, of Quebec, during the fiscal years 1911-12; 1912-13, 1913-14 and 1914-15? 2. Were there any tenders called for the printing done by the above newspapers?


CON

Pierre Édouard Blondin (Minister of Mines; Secretary of State of Canada)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. BLONDIN:

Agriculture: La Patrie-1914-15, advertising, $160; L'Evenement, advertising, 191213, $11.70; 1913-14, $63; 1914-15, $202.70.

2. No tenders were called for advertising, but all accounts were taxed by the King's Printer.

Public Archives: 1. La Patrie-1911-12, $3;

1912- 13, $3; 1913-14, $3.50; 1914-15, $3.50. Auditor 'General: 1. La Patrie-1912-13,

$168; 1913-14, $108.75. L'Evenement, 1914-15, $40.

Customs: 1. La Patrie-1911-12, $14; 191213, $89.28; 1913-14, $43.20; 1914-15, $64.13. L'Evenement, 1911-12, $14; 1912-13, $56.80;

1913- 14, $11.20; 1914-15, $28.50.

Internal Affairs: 1. La Patrie-'1912-13, $3.80; 1913-14, $3.50; 1914-15, $12.70. L'Evenement, 1914-15, $6.

Indian Affairs: 1. La Patrie-1911-12, $24.48; 1912-13, $47.07; 1913-14, $27.36; 1914-15, $28.80. L'Evenement, 1911-12, $22.10; 1912-13, $23.40; 1913-14, $24.70; 1914-15, $26.

Inland Revenue: 1. La Patrie-1912-13,

$7; 1913-14, $7; 1914-15, $7. L'Evenement- 1912-13, $3; 1913-14, $3; 1914-15, $3.

Interior: 1. La Patrie-1911-12, $1,224.22; 1912-13, $1,040.83; 1913-14, $1,022.70; 1914-15, $1,132.80. L'Evenement-1911-12, $2.10;

1912-13, $701.88; 1913-14, $704.88; 1914-15,

Justice 1. La Patrie-1911-12, $7; 1912-13, $7; 1913-14, $7; 1914-15, $7. L'Evenement- 1912-13, $6; 1914-15, $6.

Labour: 1. La Patrie-1911-12, $3.50; 191213, $3.50; 1913-14, $3.50; 1914-15, $3.50.

Marine and Fisheries: 1. La Patrie-1911-12, $184.08; 1912-13, $227.30; 1913-14, $225.02;

1914-15, $204.14. L'Evenement-1911-12, $56.70; 1912-13, $207.40; 1913-14, $159.50; 1914-15, $114.90.

Militia and Defence: 1. La Patrie-1911-12, $105.28; 1912-13, $195.84; 1913-14, $35.04; 1914-15, $219.24. L'Evenement-1911-12,

$22.50; 1912-13, $75.60; 1913-14, $204.05;

1914-15, $140.80.

Mounted Police: 1. La Patrie-1912-13,

$10.80. L'Evenement, 1913-14, $11.75.

Naval Service: 1. La Patrie-1911-12,

subscription, $3.50; advertising, $106.52; 1912-13, subscription, $3.50; advertising, $222.96; 1913-14, subscription, $8.46; advertising, $46.72; 1914-15, subscription, $3.50; advertising, $194.76. L'Evenement-1911-12, advertising, $52.15; 1912-13, subscription, $3; advertising, $214.90; 1913-14, subscription, $3; advertising, $30.80; 1914-15, subscription, $3; advertising, $196.30.

Post Office: 1. La Patrie-1913-14, $291.-6Q. L'Evenement-1911-12, $393; 1912-13,

$895.60; 1913-14, $1,590.15; 1914-15, $3,649.45. These payments are for advertising for tenders for Mail Contracts and the figures for L'Evenement include also $168 a year for printing the Quebec Monthly Postal Guide.

Privy Council: 1. La Patrie-1912, $3.50; 1913, $3.50; 1914, $3.50; 1915, $3.50. L'Evenement-1912, $3; 1913, $3; 1914, $3; 1915, $3.

Public Works: 1. La Patrie-1911-12,$824.86; 1912-13, $1,610.66; 1913-14, $1,830.40; 1914-15, $1,272.76. L'Evenement-1911-12, $219.65; 1912-13, $1,467.05; 1913-14,

$1,036.35; 1914-15, $880.30.

King's Printer: 1. La Patrie-1912-13,

$14,172.95; 1913-14, $16,728.60; 1914-15, $24,342.03. L'Evenement-1911-12, $2.00; 1912-13, $14,610.22 ;1913-14, $21,180.53; 1914-15, $24,621.12.

2. Work paid according to Printing Bureau rates, excepting money orders, for which a price was established in the contract dated 1st May, 1902, between the Per-rault Printing Company, of Montreal, and this department.

Railways and Canals: 1. La Patrie-1911-12, $3,916.63; 1912-13, $6,034.38; 1913-14,

$8,084.43; 1914-15, $7,232.82. L'Evenement- 1911-12, ,$188.05; 1912-13, $4,880.21; 1913-14, $5,194.29; 1914-15, $5,679.41.

2. Tenders were asked for the printing of timetable folders. Tenders for other printing, such as posters, etc., not called for,

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prices being subject to King's Printer's audit.

Secretary of State: 1. La Patrie-For department: 1911-12, $7.00; 1912-13, $10.25;

1913-14, $10.50; 1914-15, $7.00. For High Commissioner, London, Eng.: 1911-12, $3.50. 1912-13, $3.50; 1913-14, $3.50; 1914-15, $3.50.

L'Evenement-For department: 1911-12,

$7.00;-1912-13, $9.75; 1913-14, $6.00; 1914-15, $9.00. For High Commissioner, London, Eng.: 1911-12, $3.00; 1912-13, $3.00; 1913-14, 1 $3.00; 1914-15, $3.00.

Trade and Commerce: 1. La Patrie-1912-13, $29.20; 1913-14, $28.44; 1914-15, $255.50. L'Evenement-1913-14, $27.65.

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Subtopic:   PAYMENTS TO LA PATRIE AND L'EVENEMENT.
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APPOINTMENT OP NAPOLEON AUBREY.

LAB

Mr. VERVILLE:

Labour

1. Has NapolSon Aubrey been appointed to a position in the Parliamentary Library?

2. If so, what is his position, and what is the salary?

3. By whom was he recommended?

4. Has he passed the examinations required for such position?

5. Has the position of chief messenger been filled? If so, hy whom?

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Subtopic:   APPOINTMENT OP NAPOLEON AUBREY.
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CON

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

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. An Order in Council was passed on 16th January appointing Napoleon Aubrey to a position in the Library.

2. Housekeeper of the Library of Parliament, salary $900.

3. Persons in whom the Government had confidence.

4. No examination was considered necessary in view of the duties to be performed and the qualifications of the person appointed.

5. No.

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Subtopic:   APPOINTMENT OP NAPOLEON AUBREY.
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AMHERST MILITARY BARRACKS.

LIB

Mr. COPP:

Liberal

1. What has been ths total cost of fitting up the Winter Fair building, Amherst, N.S., fcr military barracks?

2. What materials were supplied, hy whom, and at what cost?

3. What amount of money was paid to Charles D. Shipley in connection with this work?

4. Is the said Charles D. Shipley a carpenter?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   AMHERST MILITARY BARRACKS.
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CON

Albert Edward Kemp (Minister Without Portfolio)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. KEMP:

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1. $24,368.69. .

2. Lumber, etc., Rhodes Curry Co., $4,999.87; lumiber, etc., Victor Woodworks, Ltd., $2,705.99; lumber, etc., W. F. Beatty, $207.79; coall, Embree and Trenholm, $320.02; sand, Amherst Foundry Co., $16.10; plough head, shear and bolts, Amherst Trading Co., $5; slack coal, town of

Amherst, $34.65; water connections, town sf Amherst, $36.20; paint, Douglas & Co., $7.63; brooms, soap, scrubs, and soda, Barry D. Bent, $7.90; gray paint, Caverhill, Learmont & Co., Montreal, $173.60; ranges, piping and hardware, Chapman & Flinn, 835.89; chloride of lime, W. L. Ormond, $39; general hardware, Dunlap Bros & Co., $361; plumbing, labour and material, J. E. Crocker, $1,141.25; ranges, ventilators, etc., Amherst Foundry Company, $680; electricall fittings, J. H. Conn, $998.29; general hardware, David Langille, $83.64; boiler fittings, International Engineering Works, $239.28; total, $12,893.10. The foregoing comprises bills for materials which have reached Ottawa up to date of compilation.

3. $165.15.

4. Not known.

. MAJOR T. A. MULLOCK.

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Subtopic:   AMHERST MILITARY BARRACKS.
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LIB

Mr. J. J. HUGHES:

Liberal

1. Is T. A. Mullock employed as a recruiting officer in the county of Lunenburg, N.S. ?

2. If so, when was he employed, and at what salary?

3. What amount has he received as compensation and expenses?

4. If not employed as recruiting officer, in what capacity is he employed in the militia, and what does he receive?

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CON

Mr. KEMP: (Minister Without Portfolio)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. No, not now.

2. Employed as recruiting officer for 95 ' days at pay of rank, $5 per diem, between

5th November, 1914, and 27th September, 1915.

3. '$770.

4. Now a major in the 112th Battalion from 26th November, 1915. Receives $6.50 per diem, regimental pay and allowances, from that date.

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Subtopic:   AMHERST MILITARY BARRACKS.
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NAVAL SERVICE DEPARTMENTTRAVELLING EXPENSES.

CON

Mr. HARTT:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Referring to the following extracts from

the Auditor General's Report for 1914-15, pages R-45 and R-46: Inspector Morrison, travel

and outlay, $4,023.14 ; Inspector Fisher, travel and outlay, $3,424.68 ; Inspector Hockin, travel and outlay, $2,527.87; and Inspector McLeod, travel and outlay, $2,857.93.

2. Were these amounts actually paid for the purposes shown?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   NAVAL SERVICE DEPARTMENTTRAVELLING EXPENSES.
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March 29, 1916