April 29, 1918

RENTAL FOR FRASERVILLE BUILDING.

L LIB

*Mr. GAUVREAU:

Laurier Liberal

1. Is it the intention of the Department of Militia and Defence to continue paying rent to Madam S. C. Riou, of Fraserville, Quebec, for the building which was occupied until recently as Headquarters for recruits under the voluntary system, in the districts of Kamouraska and Rimouski?

2. What rent has been paid to date for said buildings?

3. What amount has been paid to date for repairs of all kinds in order to use this building for such headquarters?

4. What does the Department intend to do at the expiry of lease, with the costly repairs made to said premises and by which -a considerable increase in value has been realized?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   RENTAL FOR FRASERVILLE BUILDING.
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UNION

Hon. Mr. BURRELL (for Minister of Militia and Defence): (Minister of Mines; Secretary of State of Canada)

Unionist

1. Yes. [DOT]

2. $3,600.

3. $2,211.55.

4. Repairs remain as part of the building.

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Subtopic:   RENTAL FOR FRASERVILLE BUILDING.
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THE DENTAL CORPS.

L LIB

*Mr. PROULX:

Laurier Liberal

1. What is the present strength of the Dental Corps in Canada?

2. Are special arrangements being made in

the large centres for dental treatment of returned men? [DOT]

3. At what centres will the large hospitals be placed?

4. Have any promotions been made in the Dental Corps where officers have been granted the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel?

5. How many have been given the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel west of the Ottawa River, and how many east of there?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   THE DENTAL CORPS.
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UNION

Hon. Mr. BURRELL (for Minister of Militia and Defence): (Minister of Mines; Secretary of State of Canada)

Unionist

1. 457 all ranks.

2. Yes.

3. The large hospitals (Class A) will be placed in the following centres: Halifax, Montreal, Toronto, Winnipeg and Vancouver.

4. Yes, five.

5. (a) Five west of the Ottawa river; (b) none east of the Ottawa river.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   THE DENTAL CORPS.
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AGRICULTURAL, IMPLEMENTS, DUTIES AND DRAWBACKS.


Mr. JOHN F. REID: 1. What, is the percentage of duty charged Canadian Manufacturers on raw materials imported and entering into the manufacture of agricultural implements? 2. What is the percentage of drawback allowed to Canadian Manufacturers on imported raw materials manufactured into agricultural implements for export trade? 3. What is the percentage of drawback allowed to Canadian Manufacturers on imported raw materials manufactured into agricultural implements for domestic trade? Hon. Mr. SIFT'ON: 1. The full duty as specified in the Customs Tariff. 2. 99 per cent of the Customs duties on imported materials is allowed to Canadian manufacturers when such materials are manufactured into other articles and are exported. 3. The following are the provisions of the Customs Tariff respecting drawback on materials manufactured into agricultural implements for domestic trade: Item No. Goods. When subject to drawback. Portion of duty (not including special duty or dumping duty) payable as Drawback.1002 Rolled iron, rolled steel and pig iron When used in the manufactureof mowing machines, reapers, harvesters, binders and attachments for binders. 99 p.c.


CLERGYMEN IMMIGRATION AGENTS.


iMr. ARTHURS: 1. Are certain clergymen in Canada paid as Immigration Agents, or for services in connection with Immigration or Repatriation? 2. If so, for how many years have such payments been made? 3. Does the Government intend to continue to employ these men in the service mentioned?


UNION

Hon. Mr. CALDER: (Minister of Immigration and Colonization)

Unionist

1. Yes.

2. Since December 15, 1911.

3. They will be retained unless when reorganization of Department of Immigration and Colonization is made it is found advisable to dispense with their services.

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Subtopic:   CLERGYMEN IMMIGRATION AGENTS.
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UNION
UNION

Hon. Mr. CALDER: (Minister of Immigration and Colonization)

Unionist

1. Yes.

2. Rev. J. B. H. Giroux, Grouard, Alberta, (headquarters at Montreal); Rev. J. A. Normandeau, Edmonton, Alberta, (resigned April 30, 1917); Rev. J. M. BoucheT, St. Albert, Alberta, (headquarters at Montreal).

3. Rev. J. B. H. Giroux: .Expenses. Salary. Total.1914-15. . $1,534 72 $600 $2,134 721915-16. . 1,784 31 600 2,384 311916-17. . 1,549 77 600 2,149 771917-18. . 1,305 31 600 1,905 31Rev. J. A. Normandeau: Expenses. Salary. Total.1914-15. , $1,891 13 $600 $2,491 131915-16. 1,604 30 600- 2,204 301916-17. . 1,466 38 600 2,066,381917-18. 136 04 50 186 04Rev. J. M. Boucher: Expenses. Salary. Total.1917-1S. , $1,493 75 $504 84 $1,998 594. Clergymen and priests will be continued in present work unless when reorganization of the Department of Immigration and Colonization is made it' is found advisable to dispense with their services.

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Subtopic:   CLERGYMEN IMMIGRATION AGENTS.
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"THE PARASITES" PROHIBITED.

LIB

*Mr. CASGRAIN:

Liberal

1. Has the Government suppressed, or forbidden, the circulation of a book written by Arthur Mee, on Temperance, called "The Parasites" ?

2. Did fee said book contain the picture of one of the present members of the Union Government?

3. If so, was the said book printed with official sanction, and at the public expense, in the first instance?

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Subtopic:   "THE PARASITES" PROHIBITED.
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UNION

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

Unionist

1. Yes.

2. No.

3. No.

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Subtopic:   "THE PARASITES" PROHIBITED.
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VICTORY LOAN ADVERTISING.

L LIB

Charles Murphy

Laurier Liberal

Mr. MURPHY:

Referring to the item of $2,919.60 contained in the Return brought down on April 24, 1918, as the amount paid the Toronto Globe for Victory Loan advertising,-

1. How much space in lines or inches did the said advertisement occupy in the Toronto Globe?

2. Did the said advertisement occupy the same amount of space in the columns of the Toronto Star and the Toronto World as it did in the Toronto Globe?

3. If so, why was the Star paid only $2,757.40 and the World only $1,946.40?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   VICTORY LOAN ADVERTISING.
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UNION

Hon. Mr. REID: (Minister of Railways and Canals)

Unionist

1. 32,440 lines.

2. Yes; Toronto World Sunday edition, ,1,400 lines extra.

3. Payments to each paper were made on the card rates respectively: Toronto Star rate 8Jc a line, Toronto World rate 6c a line, Toronto Globe rate 9c a line.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   VICTORY LOAN ADVERTISING.
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L LIB

Charles Murphy

Laurier Liberal

Mr. MURPHY:

Referring to the item of $1,615.95 and the item of $1,6113.17 contained in the Return brought down on April 24, 1918, asi being the amounts respectively paid to the Ottawa Citizen and! the Ottawa Journal-Press for advertising the Victory Loan,.-How much space in lines or inches did the said advertisement occupy in each of the newspapers mentioned?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   VICTORY LOAN ADVERTISING.
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April 29, 1918