May 21, 1917

LIB

Mr. MARCIL:

Liberal

1. Have any sums been paid by the Department of Railways and Canals and the Department of Public Works to Alex. Pratt, or to Pratt Brothers, of Matapedia, Quebec, or to both, in each year since 1912, to date?

2. If such sums have been paid, why were they so paid, and were they for purchases, labour or for work under contract?

3. What were the respective amounts in each year for purchases, labour and work under contract?

4. Has Alex. Pratt or Pratt Brothers any contracts at present with the Government?

5. If so, what are they?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   PAYMENTS TO PRATT BROS.
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CON

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

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Yes.

2. Public Works, for lumber supplied. Railways and Canals, for ties, lumber, refund on siding, shims and claim for horse killed.

3. Public Works, 1912-13, $138.10; 1913-14, $261.85; 1915-16, $628.48, for lumber for Matapedia bridge and road. Railways and Canals, 1912, ties, $5,521.69; refund on siding, $128; claim for horse killed, $225; 1913, lumber, 94.02, refund on siding, $139.15; 1914, shims, etc., $13,185.20; 1915, shims, etc., $17,816.58; 1916, shims, etc., $14,637.94; 1917, shims, etc., $5,702.09.

4. Railways and Canals, yes.

5. Railways and Canals, for shims and lumber.

104TH REGIMENT.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   PAYMENTS TO PRATT BROS.
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LIB

Mr. CARVEEL:

Liberal

1. When was authority granted for the recruiting of the 104th Regiment in New Brunswick?

2. Who was the commanding officer thereof?

3. When dad: the said regiment sail from Canada?

4. How many officers are still in England?

5. How many officers have gone to France?

6. How many of the men are still in England?

7. How many of the men have crossed the Channel?

8. Is the officer who took the regiment overseas still in command thereof, either in England or France? If so, where?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   PAYMENTS TO PRATT BROS.
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CON

Sir EDWARD KEMP: (Minister of Militia and Defence)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. November 3, 1915.

2. Lt.-Col. G. Fowler.

3. June 28, 1916.

4. 32.

5. 2.

6. 767.

7. 187.

8. No. The 104th and 105th Battalions were amalgamated into 104th Battalion, forming part of Fifth Division. Lt.-Ool. Fowler, late commanding officer of 104th Battalion, is now commanding 13th Reserve Battalion at Shorham.

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Subtopic:   PAYMENTS TO PRATT BROS.
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COST OF SENATE HANSARD.

LIB

Mr. L. A. LAPOINTE:

Liberal

1. Does the answer given by the Secretary of State on April 19, referring to the cost of Hansard for the past three years include the Hansard of the Senate?

2. If so, what has been the total cost of the Hansard of the Senate, yearly, for the past three years, as to cost of staff, translation, printing and distribution, respectively?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   COST OF SENATE HANSARD.
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CON

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

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. No.

2.

Service. 1914 1915 1916 Total.$ cts. $ cts. ? cts. $ cts.Reporters (War). 10,000.00 1,000.00 10,000.00 10,000.00 31,000.00Synoptic reports. (War) . 1,170.72 55.00 557.87 1,005.83 2,789.42Translation . . Printing. 4,600.00 8,632.43 4,800.00 5,153.25 5,000.00 6,639.37 14,400.00 20,919.29

Special

Session 494.24

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   COST OF SENATE HANSARD.
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LIB

Mr. DELISLE:

Liberal

1. How many claims have been made on account of the Transcontinental Railway, for right of way and damages, in the County of Portneuf, between 1911 and the present time?

2. How many have been adjusted?

3. What are the names of the persons whose claims have been paid?

4. What amounts have been paid to each of the said persons?

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Subtopic:   COST OF SENATE HANSARD.
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CON

Mr. COCHRANE: (Minister of Railways and Canals)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Approximately 76.

2. 26 for lands and damages; 19 for damages.

3 and 4. Edmond Lecuy, $100; Emma Tessier (Widow Casimer Trottier), $300;

Frank Blais, $25; Edouard Julien, $200; Mere Marie Helene Blondeau, dite Soeur St. Phileas, Congregation de Notre Dame, $125; Francis X. Perron, $120; Francis X. Piche, $100 and $22.10; Francois X. Dorval (represented by C. J. Lockwell), $1,168.63; Mizael Rochette (represented by C. J. Lockwell), $2,873.14; Samuel Matte (represented by C. J. Lockwell), $1,710.12; Joseph Fancher dit Chateauvert (represented by C. J. Lock-well), $1,396.66; Elzear Rochette (represented by C. J. Lockwell), $1,710.12; Joseph Matte (represented by C. J. Lockwell), $4,112.38; Pierre Dorval (represented by C. J. Lockwell, his attorney), $719.67; Joseph Laperriere, $65; Georges Matte, $50; Da-mase Dufresne, $100; Thurieff Gauthier, $50; Odlion Marois, $780; Honore Gaboury, $780; Jacques Drolet, $15; Gilbert Gignac, $100; Georges Leboeuf, $800; Phileas Grandbois, $25; Phileas Genest, $25; Vic. Casimir Trottier (born Emma Tessier), $25; Jean Bertrand, Auxee Genoron, his wife, Dame Henriette Trottier, Widow Pierre Aime Lefebvre, $28.20 and $2.82; Pierre Paradis, $75; Edmond Soulard, $125; Atha-nase Delisle, $1,100; J. O. Soulard, $302; Francois X. Richard, $1,500; Nere Gingras, $850; David Noreau, $50; Ulric Angers, $125; Joseph Boisjoli, $75; Felix Lavallee, $125; Emeri Mercure, $600; Madame Exilda Chaille, widow, Hercule Laroche, $2,300; Alfred Martel, $50; Seraphin Papillon, $100; Theophile Fiset, $1,100; Joseph Gingras, $971; Pierre Moisan, $30; Narcisse Perron, $30.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   COST OF SENATE HANSARD.
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CROSS POINT, WHARF.

LIB

Mr. MARCIL:

Liberal

1. From whom was the timber and lumber, used on the Cross Point, Quebec wharf, purchased since 1912?

2. Were tenders called for?

3. If so, was the contract awarded to the lowest tenderer? If not, why not?

4. Who was the foreman of this work, and how much was he paid in all and per diem?

5. What rate of wages were paid to the labourers employed?

6. What was the total value of such timber and lumber so purchased for this work since 1912?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   CROSS POINT, WHARF.
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CON

Mr. ROGERS: (Minister of Public Works)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. In 1912-13: Chalems Bay Mills Co.,

13,264 feet at $16, $212.22; J. D. Sowerby, 5,352 feet at $16, $85.63.

In 1913-14: James Bryan, 78 spruce logs, 1,215 feet at 6c., $72.90; F. W. Fraser, 27 spruce logs, 525 feet at 6c., $31.50; F. W. Fraser, 124 pieces bal. floor, 1,736 feet at 2c., $34.72; R. Percy Jellett, 117 spruce logs, 2,095 feet at 6c., $125.70; Cbaleurs Bay Mills Co., 26,217 feet at $17.50, $458.80; T. R. Bus-

teed, 71 pieces spruce, 2,523 feet at 10c., f252.30; Fred W. Fraser, 78 spruce logs,

I, 691 feet at 6c., $101.46.

In 1914-15: Chaleurs Bay Mills Co.,

37,196 feet at $18, $688.12; Henry Boudreau, 24 logs, 468 feet at 6c., $28.08; Jellett Bros., 21 logs, 343 feet at 6c., $20.58; Fred

W. Fraser, 108 pieces bal. flooring, 2,160 feet at 2c., $43.20; Fred ,W. Fraser,

107 logs, 2,160 feet at 6c., $129.60;

B. C. Babcock, 3 spruce logs, 46 feet at 6c., $2.76; T. R. Busteed, 15 pieces spruce, 10 by 12, 400 feet, at 15c., $60; T. R. Busteed, 1 piece, flat on one side, 18 feet, at 10c., $1.80.

In 1916-17: Chaleurs Bay Mills Co.,

II, 863 feet at $20, $237.26.

.2. No. .

3. Answered as above.

4. A. A. Fraser, 4J days at $5, $22.50 ; 761 daye at $3, $228.75.

5. $1.75 and $2 per day.

6. $2,586.63.

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Subtopic:   CROSS POINT, WHARF.
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RECRUITS ENLISTED IN CANADA.

LIB

Paul-Arthur Séguin

Liberal

Mr. SEGUIN:

'

1. What has been the number of recruits enlisted in Canada since the beginning of the war up to the present date?

2. Does that number comprise the aliens who have left this country to go and enlist under the flag of their own country as they are compelled by their own laws?

3. How many residents of Canada have thus left this country to comply with the military service law of their respective countries, and what nationality are they?

4. What number of soldiers has each of the British Colonies enlisted since the beginning of the war?

5. What is the present effective strength of the British Army, not taking into consideration the colonials?

6. (a) Does obligatory service in England compel the British born in England but residing in the Colonies to go and perform the military service in the British Army, or (b) are they free to enlist or not to enlist in regiments organized in the Colonies?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   RECRUITS ENLISTED IN CANADA.
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CON

Sir EDWARD KEMP: (Minister of Militia and Defence)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Up to April 30, 1917, 411,723.

2. No.

3. This information has already been furnished to the House by the Rt. Hon. the Prime Minister on January 22, 1917, as follows: British reservists in Canada who

went overseas, about 2,750; British naval reservists, 1,000; French reservists., 5,000; Russian reservists, 7,500; Italian reservists, 5,000; 21,250.

4 and 5. No information.

6. (a) No. (lb) Yes.

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Subtopic:   RECRUITS ENLISTED IN CANADA.
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WEST EDMONTON GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES.

LIB

Mr. KYTE:

Liberal

1. How many Fishery Inspectors are employed in the Federal Constituency of West Edmonton?

2. How many employees of the Indian Department are employed in the Federal Constituency of West Edmonton?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   WEST EDMONTON GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES.
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CON

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

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. There is no inspector for this particular constituency; it is included in the district of the inspector for Northern Alberta. The chief inspector for Alberta and Saskatchewan also has jurisdiction over this constituency.

2. Seven employees in the federal constituency of West Edmonton.

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Subtopic:   WEST EDMONTON GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES.
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P. A. ROBB.

LIB

Mr. MACDONALD:

Liberal

1. Is P. A. Robb an employee of the Dominion Government in Alberta?

2. If so, where is he employed, and at what

Salary?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   P. A. ROBB.
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May 21, 1917