April 15, 1918

PUBLIC SERVANTS AND WAR BONDS.

L LIB

Mr. TRAHAN:

Laurier Liberal

1. Has the Government compelled members of the Public Service to purchase bonds in connection with War Loans?

2. If so, in what manner, and for what reason?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   PUBLIC SERVANTS AND WAR BONDS.
Permalink
UNION

Alexander Kenneth Maclean (Minister Without Portfolio)

Unionist

Hon. A. K. MACLEAN:

1 and 2. No.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   PUBLIC SERVANTS AND WAR BONDS.
Permalink

GOVERNMENT DEPOSITS IN BANKS.

L LIB

Mr. TRAHAN:

Laurier Liberal

1. What was the amount of Government deposits in the banks, as current account, on the 31st March 1918?

2. Was the Government's account, in the banks, overdrawn during the fiscal year 19171918?

3. If so, in which banks, at what dates, and for what amount?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   GOVERNMENT DEPOSITS IN BANKS.
Permalink
UNION

Alexander Kenneth Maclean (Minister Without Portfolio)

Unionist

Hon. A. K. MACLEAN:

Name of Bank,

Bank of Montreal

Bank of B. N. America

La Caisse d'Economie de Quebec.. . . Montreal City & District Savings Bank

Canadian Bank of Commerce

Dominion Bank

Bank of Hamilton

La Banque D'Hochelaga

Home Bank of Canada

Imperial Bank of Canada

Merchants Bank of Canada

Molsons Bank

La Banque Nationale

Nor. Crown Bank

Bank of Nova Scotia

Bank of Ottawa

La Banque Provinciale

Royal Bank of Canada

Standard Bank

Sterling Bank

Bank of Toronto

Union Bank of Canada

Weyburn Security Bank

Bank of Montreal, New York

Rec. Gen. Acct. War Loan A.' cct$ 730,524 57 $6,346,376 0150,628 17 1,557,794 69140,000 00 93,341 86 655,311 103,548,874 04 5,847,442 53124,467 17 3,219,147 5676,077 31 2,394,959 3496,243 39 472,244 5520,394 78 520,126 02233,117 25 2,293,860 80423,846 57 1,480,264 6861,508 22 1,581,377 5228,574 31 109,541 6027,576 25 5^9,634 95387,614 18 2,412,626 2967,925 21 1,280,449 7038,496 48 341,482 68307,103 32 5,577,035 0746,372 93 1,173.403 2725,721 33 342,307 2969,531 23 2,158,655 02135,442 15 2,218,522 6825,432 58 30,287 898,309,352 25

2 and 3. No.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   GOVERNMENT DEPOSITS IN BANKS.
Permalink

FEDERAL LOAN TO SASKATCHEWAN.

L LIB

Mr. TRAHAN:

Laurier Liberal

1. Has a sum of two millions five hundred thousand dollars been loaned or advanced by this Government to the Province of Saskatchewan? If so, on what terms?

2. What reasons did the Government , of Saskatchewan give when calling upon the Dominion Government for this advance?

3. What rate of interest is being paid on this loan, and when is the latter repayable?

4. Has a sinking fund been provided for?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   FEDERAL LOAN TO SASKATCHEWAN.
Permalink
UNION

Hon. A. K. MACLEAN: (Minister Without Portfolio)

Unionist

1. Yes, February 1, 1918.

2. Loan to be utilized for the retirement of five per cent Debentures maturing February 1, 1918.

3. Six and one-half per cent payable halfyearly. The Roan is for a term of five years, or at the option of the Province' the principal may be paid in part or whole prior to the said date of maturity with accrued interest.

4. No information.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   FEDERAL LOAN TO SASKATCHEWAN.
Permalink

RIGAUD-ST. REDDMPTBUR MAIL.

L LIB

Mr. BOYER:

Laurier Liberal

1. What are the names of those who have tendered for the transportation of the mail between Rigaud and St. RSdempteur?

2. What was the amount of each tender?

3. To whom has the contract been awarded, and what is the amount of the contract?

4. How long has said contract to run?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   RIGAUD-ST. REDDMPTBUR MAIL.
Permalink
UNION

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

Unionist

Mr. DOHERTY:

1 and 2. Gaston Guerin, Montreal, $313;

J. Hector Chevrier, Rigaud, $350; Arthur Quesnel, Rigaud, $420; Odilon Brule, Rigaud, $490; Joseph Chevrier, Rigaud, $500.

3. Gaston Guerin, the lowest tenderer, having urged his inability 'to perform the service owing to his residence in Montreal, the contract was awarded to J. Hector Chevrier, whose tender was the next lowest received.

4. To 30th September, 1921.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   RIGAUD-ST. REDDMPTBUR MAIL.
Permalink

LENNOXVILLE EXPERIMENTAL FARM.

L LIB

Mr. HUNT:

Laurier Liberal

1. Who is in charge of the Experimental Farm at Lermoxville, Quebec?

2. What salary does he receive?

3. Does he do other work for the Government and receive a salary for the same? * **

Hon. Mr. CiRERAR:

1. J. A. McClary.

2. $2,000 per annum.

3. No.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   LENNOXVILLE EXPERIMENTAL FARM.
Permalink

DRILL HALL AT BURY, QUE.

L LIB

Mr. HUNT:

Laurier Liberal

1. Has the Government erected, a Drill Hall at Bury, Quebec?

2. If so, who was the contractor?

3. What was the contract (price?

4. What amount was paid for extras?

Major-General MEWBURN:

5. How much did1 it cost to heat, light and maintain, each year?

6. What is the building used for?

7. Is it the intention of the Government to keep this building in repair, heat-and light, each year?

Major-General MEWBURN:

1. Yes.

2. A. Cromwell, of Cookshire, Que.

3. $11,750, construction of building; $1,100, fittings.

4. $1,094.20.

5. 1915, light, $115.36; heat, $189.40; water,

$25; total $329.76. 1916, light, $10.15; heat, $234.50; water, $25; engineer's services, $37.60; total $307.25. 1917, light,- $10.74;

heat, $247.75; water, $25; engineer's services, $15.80; total, $299.29-$936.30.

6. Used) as regimental store tor the 7th Hussars.

7. Yes, Government-owned.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   DRILL HALL AT BURY, QUE.
Permalink

COMMISSIONED OFFICERS AT QUEBEC.

LIB

DETENTION CAIMP AT SPIRIT TAKE.

L LIB

Mr. FAFARD:

Laurier Liberal

1. Is the Detention Camp at Spirit Lake, in the Abitibi District, being used at present?

2. If so, for what purpose?

3. How much money was spent by the Government for the organization of same?

4. Has the Government derived any benefit from the work being carried on there by the interned prisoners ?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   DETENTION CAIMP AT SPIRIT TAKE.
Permalink

April 15, 1918