May 7, 1919

L LIB

Mr. ARCHAMBAULT:

Laurier Liberal

1. Is there a Federal tax on fishermen in the district of Montreal?

2. If so, what is the tax and who is the collector?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   TAX ON FISHERMEN.
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UNION

Hon. Mr. BALLANTYNE: (Minister of Marine and Fisheries; Minister of the Naval Service)

Unionist

1. Not by the Department of the Naval Service.

2. Answered by No. 1.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   TAX ON FISHERMEN.
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ST. ZOTIQUE-RIVER BEAUDETTE ROADWAY.

L LIB

Mr. BOYER:

Laurier Liberal

1. Owing to the inundation of the public roadway extending from the parish of St. Zotique towards River Beaudette, in the county of Soul-anges, which is caused by the overflowing waters of Lake St. Francis, as a result of the dam which was necessarily built in order to protect the construction work of the canal, and to which the attention of the Government has been directed for several years, is it the intention of the Government to raise the said public roadway?

2. If so, what amount is being appropriated therefor?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   ST. ZOTIQUE-RIVER BEAUDETTE ROADWAY.
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UNION

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

Unionist

1. The present condition of the road between St. Zotique and River Beaudette, the causes resulting in its present condition, and the Government's liability in connection therewith, are now under investigation.

2. Answered by No. 1.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   ST. ZOTIQUE-RIVER BEAUDETTE ROADWAY.
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SPECIAL DOMINION POLICE FORCE.

L LIB

Mr. DECHENE:

Laurier Liberal

1. Is the Special Police Force of the Dominion still under the command of the Provost Marshal?

2. Has the Department of Justice any jurisdiction over this force? If so, to what extent?

3. Are there some men still under the jurisdic-[DOT] tion of the Department of Justice, exclusively?

4. If so, how many?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   SPECIAL DOMINION POLICE FORCE.
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UNION

Hon. Mr. MEIGHEN: (Minister of the Interior; Superintendent-General of Indian Affairs)

Unionist

1. No.

2. Yes, exclusively.

3. Yes.

4. 218.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   SPECIAL DOMINION POLICE FORCE.
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MISS YVETTE LAMONTAGNE.

L LIB

Mr. DESLAURIERS:

Laurier Liberal

1. Has Miss Yvette Lamontagne of 91A Jeanne Mance St., Montreal, received a bonus in connection with her services in 1918, as an employee of the Montreal Board of Registration, Military District No. 4, of which Mr. Eugene Godin, K.C., was the Chief Registrar? If so, what amount did she receive?

2. Did any other employee of said board receive a bonus?

3. Was the entire staff belonging to said board entitled to a bonus? If so, did each member receive this grant?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   MISS YVETTE LAMONTAGNE.
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UNION

Hon. Mr. MEIGHEN: (Minister of the Interior; Superintendent-General of Indian Affairs)

Unionist

1. No.

2. No.

3. No.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   MISS YVETTE LAMONTAGNE.
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THE ICEBREAKER EARL GREY.

L LIB

Mr. SINCLAIR (Queen's, P.E.I.):

Laurier Liberal

1. Was the Canadian Government Icebreaker "Earl Grey" sold? If so, to whom?

2. At what price was she sold?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   THE ICEBREAKER EARL GREY.
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UNION

Hon. Mr. BALLANTYNE: (Minister of Marine and Fisheries; Minister of the Naval Service)

Unionist

1. Yes, to the Russian Government.

2. $493,000.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   THE ICEBREAKER EARL GREY.
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CANADIAN NORTHERN ARBITRATION.

UNION

Mr. MACKIE (Edmonton):

Unionist

1. For how many days did the Canadian Northern Arbitration Board sit at Toronto in 1918?

2. 'For how many of said days was Mr. Fair-weather, the Department Solicitor, in attendance?

3. For how many days in 1918 was Mr. Fairweather in actual attendance before the Committee of the Senate during the consideration of the Consolidated Railway Bill?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   CANADIAN NORTHERN ARBITRATION.
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UNION

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

Unionist

1. Fifty-one days-January 28th to May 16th, 1918.

2. No official record kept. I-n attendance at most of hearings during first part of arbitration, January 28 to March 6, 1918. Not present during last part, April 9 to May 16, 1918.

3. Was in attendance whenever the Bill was under consideration or likely to come up for consideration, between the introduction of the Bill, March 21, 1918, and third reading of the Bill, April 26, 1918.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   CANADIAN NORTHERN ARBITRATION.
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FUEL CONTROLLER.

L LIB

Mr. PAPINEAU: (Whip of the Liberal Party)

Laurier Liberal

1. What salary is being paid by the Government to the Fuel Controller?

2. What is the Government expenditure to date in connection with fuel control?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   FUEL CONTROLLER.
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UNION

Hon. Mr. MACLEAN:

Unionist

1. No salary is, or has at any time, been paid by the Government to the Fuel Controller.

2. From November 6, 1917, to April 30th, 1919, $170,398.16.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   FUEL CONTROLLER.
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May 7, 1919