May 2, 1917

REPORT.


Abstract of Statements of Insurance Companies in Canada for the year ending 31st December, 1916. Sir Thomas White.


QUESTIONS.


(Questions answered orally are indicated by an asterisk.)


PATENT MEDICINES.

LIB

Mr. GAUVREAU:

Liberal

1. Is It the intention of the Minister of Inland Revenue to propose at the present Session a Bill respecting patent medicines?

2. If not, why?

3. Has a repeal of the old law been requested by the different medical associations throughout the country?

4. Was there a formal promise made to these Associations that the present law would be repealed and that a new Bill would be brought down based on the reports and suggestions of the said Medical Associations?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   PATENT MEDICINES.
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CON

Mr. SEVIGNY: (Minister of Inland Revenue)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. No.

2. This subject is still under consideration.

3. The department has received a number of communications on the subject.

4. No, but the matter has been under consideration.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   PATENT MEDICINES.
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LIB

Mr. GAUVREAU:

Liberal

1. Has Dr. Magnan resigned as Controller jf Patent Medicines?

2. If so, is it the intention of the Government or Minister of Inland Revenue to appoint anybody in his place?

3. If he has resigned, what are the reasons of his resignation, and was it given of his own free will or forced upon him?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   PATENT MEDICINES.
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CON

Mr. SEVIGNY: (Minister of Inland Revenue)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Yes. *

2. Yes.

3. He was given the choice between resigning and being dismissed.

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Subtopic:   PATENT MEDICINES.
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ADVERTISING FOR RECRUITS.

LIB

Edward Mortimer Macdonald

Liberal

Mr. MACDONALD:

How much has been paid or spent by the Department of Militia in advertising for recruits in Canada?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   ADVERTISING FOR RECRUITS.
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CON

Edgar Nelson Rhodes (Speaker of the House of Commons)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. SPEAKER:

Stands as order for return.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   ADVERTISING FOR RECRUITS.
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LIB

Edward Mortimer Macdonald

Liberal

Mr. MACDONALD:

This is a categorical question, Mr. Speaker, and the answer must be very brief. I do not see why it should stand as an order for return.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   ADVERTISING FOR RECRUITS.
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CON

Albert Edward Kemp (Minister of Militia and Defence)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Sir EDWARD KEMP:

It is in form a simple question, but the answer involves the examination of tens of thousands of files in the Department of Militia. It will take a long time to go through these files and collect the information upon which the answer must be based. I will have the information prepared as soon as possible.

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Subtopic:   ADVERTISING FOR RECRUITS.
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LIB

Edward Mortimer Macdonald

Liberal

Mr. MACDONALD:

Will the hon. minister agree, if it goes as an order for a return, that it should cover the names of the persons to whom the moneys were paid?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   ADVERTISING FOR RECRUITS.
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CON

Albert Edward Kemp (Minister of Militia and Defence)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Sir EDWARD KEMP:

I would suggest that the hon. member put it on the Order Paper for, let us say, to-morrow.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   ADVERTISING FOR RECRUITS.
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MAJOR GENERAL CARSON.

LIB

Mr. MACDONALD:

Liberal

1. Has Major-General Carson resigned his military position overseas?

2. If so, for what reason?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   MAJOR GENERAL CARSON.
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CON

Sir EDWARD KEMP: (Minister of Militia and Defence)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. No.

2. Answered by No. 1.

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Subtopic:   MAJOR GENERAL CARSON.
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LIEUT. F. J. S. MACKENZIE.

May 2, 1917