February 7, 1917

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Mr. COCHRANE: (Minister of Railways and Canals)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. $819.83.

2. $12,131.83.

3. Nil.

Topic:   S. J. McL.
Subtopic:   A. S. G.
Sub-subtopic:   GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS-COST OP CLEARING ROAD.
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Mr. BOULAY:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Are shipments of express made by the Canadian Express Company and not by the Transcontinental from Quebec to Winnipeg, on the Grand Trunk Pacific Line?

2. If so, why?

Topic:   S. J. McL.
Subtopic:   A. S. G.
Sub-subtopic:   NATIONAL TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILWAY-EXPRESS SHIPMENTS.
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Mr. COCHRANE: (Minister of Railways and Canals)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. The Canadian Express Company operate express service on Transcontinental from Quebec to Winnipeg.

2. On account of the war it was thought advisable to make a temporary arrangement with the Express Company for this service.

Topic:   S. J. McL.
Subtopic:   A. S. G.
Sub-subtopic:   NATIONAL TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILWAY-EXPRESS SHIPMENTS.
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Mr. BOURASSA:

Liberal

1. Is the Government aware as to whether or not F. P. Gutelius, General Superintendent of the Canadian Government Railways, issued a circular dated at Moncton, N.B., the 30th of October, 1914, promising to all officials and employees of the said railways, enlisted or who would enlist in the active militia for overseas service, their full salary or pay while they were in the said service?

2. If so, has the Government authorized or approved the promise made by Mr. F. P. Gutelius in said circular?

3. Does the Government propose to pay full salary or wages to such officials or employees of the said railway who have or will enlist in the active militia for overseas service, in accordance with said circular?

Topic:   S. J. McL.
Subtopic:   A. S. G.
Sub-subtopic:   GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS-PAY OF MEN WHO ENLIST.
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Francis Cochrane (Minister of Railways and Canals)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. COCHRANE:

1 and 2. Yes. .

3. Salary or wages will be paid to those having enlisted prior to November 1, 1915, in accordance with circular No. 16, dated October 30, 1914, and to those enlisting, subsequent to November 1, 1915, salary or wages will be paid dn accordance with circular No. 26, dated November 8, 1915.

Topic:   S. J. McL.
Subtopic:   A. S. G.
Sub-subtopic:   GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS-PAY OF MEN WHO ENLIST.
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Mr. EDWARDS:

Liberal

1. What amounts have been given to the Canadian Patriotic Fund to December 31, 1916, and what amounts have been promised for 1917, by the different counties, towns and cities in each of the different provinces?

2. What are the names of the different counties, towns and cities, and the respective amounts subscribed and promised by each?

3. What counties, cities and towns in each province, if any, have not contributed any amount to the said fund up to the present time?

Topic:   S. J. McL.
Subtopic:   A. S. G.
Sub-subtopic:   PATRIOTIC FUND.
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Mr. EDWARDS:

Liberal

1. How much money has been subscribed and voted to the Canadian Patriotic Fund by each of the different provinces to December 31, 1916?

2. How much money has been paid to the Canadian Patriotic Fund by each of the different provinces during the same time?

3. How much money has been promised by county, township, city or other grants by each province for the year 1917?

4. How many persons in each province have received assistance from the Canadian Patriotic Fund to December 31, 1916?

5. What was the total amount so expended in each Province?

Topic:   S. J. McL.
Subtopic:   A. S. G.
Sub-subtopic:   PATRIOTIC FUND.
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William Thomas White (Minister of Finance and Receiver General)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Sir THOMAS WHITE:

It is impossible to answer these questions at the present time, as complete returns from the several Provinces, respecting contributions and expenditure to December 31, 1916, have not yet been received and checked but answers will be prepared during the adjournment and will be ready when Parliament meets.

Topic:   S. J. McL.
Subtopic:   A. S. G.
Sub-subtopic:   PATRIOTIC FUND.
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Air. GAUVREAU:

Liberal

1. Is Colonel Currie, member of the House of Commons for North Simcoe, in the military employ of the Dominion Government?

2. If so, in what capacity?

3. If so, is he receiving any remuneration for his services in such capacity?

Topic:   S. J. McL.
Subtopic:   A. S. G.
Sub-subtopic:   COLONEL CURRIE, M. P.
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Mr. KEMP: (Minister of Militia and Defence)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Colonel Currie is a member of the Canadian Expeditionary Forces, but is on leave of absence without pay.

2 and 3. Answered by No. 1.

Topic:   S. J. McL.
Subtopic:   A. S. G.
Sub-subtopic:   COLONEL CURRIE, M. P.
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Air. SINCLAIR:

Liberal

1. What was the gross amount paid by all Departments of the Government during the fiscal year ending March 31, 1916, to superannuated or retired officials on account of retiring allowances or superannuation?

2. How many officials entitled to such compensation were retired or superannuated by all Departments of the Government since October, 1911?

Topic:   S. J. McL.
Subtopic:   A. S. G.
Sub-subtopic:   SUPERANNUATION PAYMENTS.
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Sir THOMAS WHITE: (Minister of Finance and Receiver General)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. $474,540.67.

2. 290.

Topic:   S. J. McL.
Subtopic:   A. S. G.
Sub-subtopic:   SUPERANNUATION PAYMENTS.
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LIB

Mr. MACDONALD:

Liberal

1. Was the Agency of the Marine Department at Pictou closed last autumn?

2. If so, on whose request, and for what cause?

3. Did the department reverse its decision and reopen the agency at a decreased salary for the agent?

4. If so, on whose request, and for what reasons?

5. What is the salary of the present agent?

Topic:   S. J. McL.
Subtopic:   A. S. G.
Sub-subtopic:   MARINE DEPARTMENT AGENCY AT PICTOU.
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Mr. HAZEN: (Minister of Marine and Fisheries; Minister of the Naval Service)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Yes.

2. As the control of the winter service between Prince Edward Island and the mainland had been transferred to the Department of Railways and Canals, it was not thought necessary in the interests of the Department of Marine and Fisheries to retain the services of a sub-agent at Pictou.

3. Yes.

4. Having regard to the fact that the steamers of the Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island agencies of the Department of [DOT] Marine and Fisheries, as well as those of the Department of the Naval Service, call at Pictou from time to time, for orders and supplies, and also in connection with buoy service and other aids to navigation, it was decided on reconsideration to continue the services of the sub-agent at that place, hut at considerably reduced salary.

5. $400 per annum.

Topic:   S. J. McL.
Subtopic:   A. S. G.
Sub-subtopic:   MARINE DEPARTMENT AGENCY AT PICTOU.
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#Mr. MURPHY: Referring to the answer given by the Honourable the Minister of Public Works, on page 322 of unrevised Hansard of 1917, respecting the addition to the Post Office sub-station on St. James street, Montreal - 1. What are the names of the newspapers in which the advertisement inviting tenders for the said work was published? 2. What are the dates upon which the advertisement appeared in the said newspapers?


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Robert Rogers (Minister of Public Works)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. ROGERS:

1 and 2. La Patrie, Montreal, on 3rd and 6th November, 1916; La Presse, Montreal, 3rd and 4th November, 1916; Gazette, Montreal, 2nd and 9th November, 1916; Star, Montreal, 2nd and 7th November, 1916; Chronicle, Quebec, 2nd and 3rd November, 1916; L'Evenememt, Quebec, 3rd

and 4th November, 1916; Daneb.rog, Ottawa, 3rd and 10th November, 1916.

Topic:   S. J. McL.
Subtopic:   A. S. G.
Sub-subtopic:   P. O. SUB-STATION, MONTREAL.
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LIB

Mr. KYTE:

Liberal

1. Has any investigation been held into the loss of the Government dredge Cape Breton, off White Head, Guysborough county, N. S., on January 17 last?

2. What was the port of destination of the said dredge at the time of the loss?

3. For what purpose was the dredge being towed to the said port?

4. Were any men lost in this wreck?

5. If so, how many, and what were their names and addresses?

Topic:   S. J. McL.
Subtopic:   A. S. G.
Sub-subtopic:   LOSS OF DREDGE CAPE BRETON.
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Mr. ROGERS: (Minister of Public Works)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Investigation now being held, at Halifax.

2. Sydney.

3. For repairs, and returning to district in which it is customary for this dredge to work.

4. Yes.

5. Nine: D. A. Hatfield, Hatfield's Point, N.B.; Alzear Le Blanc, West Arichat, N.S.; Peter Bonin, West Arichat, N.S.; Harry Burrows, Liverpool, N.S.; A. R. Selig, Lunenburg, N.S.; William Holland, Lunenburg, N.S.; John Greep, Lunenburg, N.S.; Gordon Miller, Lunenburg, N.S.; Foster Knickle, Lunenburg, N.S.

0 HUDSON BAY RAILWAY.

Topic:   S. J. McL.
Subtopic:   A. S. G.
Sub-subtopic:   LOSS OF DREDGE CAPE BRETON.
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John Howard Sinclair

Liberal

Mr. SINCLAIR:

How much was expended since August, 1914, in connection with the construction of the Hudson Bay Railway, including the harbour improvements at Nelson and the aids to navigation ?

Topic:   S. J. McL.
Subtopic:   A. S. G.
Sub-subtopic:   LOSS OF DREDGE CAPE BRETON.
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Esioff-Léon Patenaude (Minister of Mines; Secretary of State of Canada)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. PATENAUDE:

Marine Department: $2,592.41.

Railways and Canals: From August 1,

1914, to November 30, 1916, $9,917,657.70.

Topic:   S. J. McL.
Subtopic:   A. S. G.
Sub-subtopic:   LOSS OF DREDGE CAPE BRETON.
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February 7, 1917