May 3, 1916

THE BILINGUAL QUESTION.


Hon. C. J. DOHERTY (Minister of Justice) laid on the Table copies of the Orders in Council and reports of the Minister of Justice in reference to the Ontario Statute passed at the last session of the Legislature, the reports dealing more particularly with certain petitions for the disallowance of the Act 45 Vic. chapter 45 of that year, And certain correspondence with the Department of Justice. 3 p.m.


QUESTIONS.


[Questions answered orally are indicated by an asterisk.]


TRURO-MONCTON SECTION.

LIB

Mr. COPP:

Liberal

1. Is it the intention of the Government to change the location of the Intercolonial railway, or building a new line of railway as a part of the Government system, to and from any points on the said Intercolonial railway, between the city of Moncton and the town of Truro, for the purpose of avoiding the heavy grades now existing between said points?

2. If so, between what points on said Intercolonial railway will the diversion be made?

3. Have any proposed routes for such diversion been surveyed? If so, how many?

4. Have any reports of such surveys or recommendations respecting same been made to the Government? If so, by whom?

5. What has been the total cost to date of such surveys?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   TRURO-MONCTON SECTION.
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CON

Mr. REID: (Minister of Customs)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. No.

2. Answered by No. 1.

3. Some surveys have been made.

4. No.

5. 537,012.52, for double track and grade revision surveys between Moncton and at or near Truro.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   TRURO-MONCTON SECTION.
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PRINCE RUPERT MILITIA QUARTERS.

LIB

Frederick Forsyth Pardee

Liberal

Mr. PARDEE:

Is the Department of Militia and Defence renting any quarters from J. E. Merryfield at Prince Rupert, B.C. ? If so, what are the premises, and what rental is being paid?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   PRINCE RUPERT MILITIA QUARTERS.
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CON

George Eulas Foster (Minister of Trade and Commerce)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Sir GEORGE FOSTER:

No.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   PRINCE RUPERT MILITIA QUARTERS.
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LEVIS. QUARANTINE PROPERTY.

LIB

Mr. BOURASSA:

Liberal

1. How much did the work done on the Quarantine property at LSvis, by J. B. Clouthier during the year 1915-16, cost?

2. What was the cost of materials used, of the work done, as personal expenses and percentages for the said J. B. Clouthier, and all outlay of any other kind?

3. What is the character of the work done?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   LEVIS. QUARANTINE PROPERTY.
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Mr. HA ZEN:

1. $8,216.80.

2.

Cost of material used $2,778 56

Cost of work done 2,984 67

15 per cent on $4,244.52, made up as

follows:

Material $1,259 85

Work done 2,984 67

Other outlay .. . 636 373 68 49

Under contract dated 30th June,

1915

1,195 60Plus extras.. ..

247 80

3. Roadmaking and draining.

Note.-All the above dealings were with the firm of Clouthier & Trudel, of the village of St. Romuald, P.Q. The department had no dealings with J. B. Clouthier.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   LEVIS. QUARANTINE PROPERTY.
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MAGDALEN ISLANDS SERVICE.

LIB

*Mr. LEMIEUX:

Liberal

1. What steamer is making the service between Pictou, Prince Edward Island and the Magdalen this year?

2. Under what terms is the steamer running as per subsidy contract?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   MAGDALEN ISLANDS SERVICE.
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CON

Sir GEORGE FOSTER: (Minister of Trade and Commerce)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. The steamship Amelia.

2. A subsidy contract has been entered into for one year. The amount of the subsidy is $18,000.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   MAGDALEN ISLANDS SERVICE.
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BRITISH COLUMBIA LIGHTHOUSE SERVICE.

LIB

Mr. SINCLAIR:

Liberal

1. Has the Department of Marine and Fisheries chartered a steamer during the present season for lighthouse service in British Colum-bie?

2. If so, what is her name, dimensions, tonnage, both gross and net, date of construction, name and post office address of present owner and rate per day?

[Mr. Roche. 1

3. Is any part of the vessel's running expenses chargeable to the department? If so, what Dart?

4. Were tenders Invited? If so, what are the names and addresses of the tenderers, and amount of each tender?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   BRITISH COLUMBIA LIGHTHOUSE SERVICE.
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CON

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

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. HAZEN:

* 1. Yes .

2. Leebro. Length, 123.5 feet; breadth, 28.8 feet; depth, 11.1 feet; gross tonnage, 323; registered tonnage, 198; built 1908; name and address of owners, Crescent Shipping Company, Ltd., Victoria, B.C.; rate per day, $125. This vessel has been chartered by the department from time to time since 1908 as the exigencies of the service required.

3. No.

4. No.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   BRITISH COLUMBIA LIGHTHOUSE SERVICE.
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WENTWORTH MAIL SERVICE.

May 3, 1916