April 30, 1917

LIB

Mr. MARCIL:

Liberal

1. Has the public wharf at St. Charles de Caplan, Quebec, been damaged lately by ice?

2. If so, to what extent, and when will such damage be repaired?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   ST. CHARLES DE CAPLAN WHARF.
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CON

Mr. REID: (Minister of Customs)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Yes.

2. (a) About $2,500 will repair the damage. (b) As soon as Parliament has voted the necessary appropriation.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   ST. CHARLES DE CAPLAN WHARF.
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MARIA BEACH PROTECTION.

LIB

Mr. MARCIL:

Liberal

1. What was the total amount expended on the work for the protection of the beach at Maria, Quebec (a) previous to 1911, and (b) since that date, respectively?

2. Is the work completed'?

3. If not, is it the intention of the Government to go on with the uncompleted part of the work?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   MARIA BEACH PROTECTION.
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CON

Mr. REID: (Minister of Customs)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. (a) $1,916.13; (b) $2,398.98.

2 and. 3. The work is completed.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   MARIA BEACH PROTECTION.
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RUISSEAU LE BLANC BREAKWATER.

LIB

Mr. MARCIL:

Liberal

1. What amount of money has been spent on the breakwater at Ruisseau le Blanc, Bonaventure County, since 1911?

2. How much, if any, of the said work has been carried away by the ice and tide?

3. How much of this work, if any, is still to be completed?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   RUISSEAU LE BLANC BREAKWATER.
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CON

John Dowsley Reid (Minister of Customs)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. REID:

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1. $4,985.99.

2. No information that any part has been carried away.

3. This work is completed.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   RUISSEAU LE BLANC BREAKWATER.
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PAYMENTS TO SIR CHARLES DAVIDSON.

LIB

*Mr. LANCTOT:

Liberal

1. What is the annual amount paid to Sir Charles P. Davidson of Montreal, as pension as retired Judge of the Superior Court?

2. What amount, if any, did he receive as a Commissioner since his appointment by the Dominion Government?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   PAYMENTS TO SIR CHARLES DAVIDSON.
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CON

Mr. DOHERTY: (Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. $8,000.

2. So far as Department of Justice is aware, $5,225 as Commissioner re Army Contracts.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   PAYMENTS TO SIR CHARLES DAVIDSON.
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CON

Mr. PAPINEAU: (Whip of the Liberal Party)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Has Sir Charles P. Davidson been paid anything by the Government as Commissioner entrusted with the inquiry on war contracts since 1st December, 1915, to 1st April, 1917?

2. If so, how muoh has he received as fees or remuneration and expenses, respectively?^

3. Have all the claims requested by him been granted or settled?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   PAYMENTS TO SIR CHARLES DAVIDSON.
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CON

Charles Joseph Doherty (Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. DOHERTY:

1 and 2. Yes. $1,000 on account of fees.

3. Final settlement has not yet been made. PAYMENTS TO HON. MR. DOHERTY. Mr. LANCTOT:

1 What is the total amount received by the Hon. Mr. Doherty, Minister of Justice, since 190S for his pension as a retired Judge; as a member of the House of Commons and as Minister of Justice, respectively?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   PAYMENTS TO SIR CHARLES DAVIDSON.
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CON

William Thomas White (Minister of Finance and Receiver General)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Sir THOMAS WHITE:

The Hon. Mr. Doherty has received the amounts authorized by the statute in each case.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   PAYMENTS TO SIR CHARLES DAVIDSON.
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ELROSE MAIL "SERVICE.

LIB

Mr. McCRANEY:

Liberal

1. Has the Post Office Department received any correspondence with reference to the establishment of a Mail Car service on the Elrose branch of the Canadian Northern Railway, Province of Saskatchewan?

2. Is it the intention of the Government to grant a Mail Car service on this line?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   ELROSE MAIL "SERVICE.
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CON

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

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Yes, a petition-was received from the patrons of the different offices asking for the establishment of a mail car service on this branch of the Canadian Northern railway.

2. Authority has been given for the placing of a mail car service on this line. As soon as the necessary arrangements can be made the new service will be inaugurated.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   ELROSE MAIL "SERVICE.
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ST. JEROME POST OFFICE.

LIB

Mr. ETHIER:

Liberal

1. Was the Minister of Public Works authorized to spend a certain amount for improvements and embellishment of the post office site in the town of St. Jerome, Terrebonne County, Quebec ?

2. If so, when was the amount voted, and how ,much did it amount to?

3. How much of this amount has been spent to date, and for what purpose?

4. Out of the total vote, how much has the Government spent from May, 1915, to date?

5. Have the projected improvements and embellishments been finished? If not, why?

6. Will they soon be completed?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   ST. JEROME POST OFFICE.
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CON

John Dowsley Reid (Minister of Customs)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. REID:

1 and 2. Yes; a vote for |1,400 was granted through the Main Estimates for 1914-15 to -complete grading of grounds, etc.

3. Pilling $648, levelling $334.21, grading $380.40, trees $35; $1,397.61. The cost of the retaining wall on the river front was paid out of the General Vote fox Quebec Dominion Buildings. -

4. $35 for trees.

5 and 6. The -improvements have been finished.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   ST. JEROME POST OFFICE.
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April 30, 1917