March 21, 1921

UNION

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

Unionist

1. The statements were prepared by the regular officials of the railways from the accounts of the railways which, as regards the Canadian Northern, had been audited by the firm of George A. Touche & Co., chartered accountants and auditors, Toronto, and, as regards Grand Trunk Pacific, by Marwick Mitchell & Company, Montreal. The accounts in connection with the Canadian Government lines are subject to the usual audit of the Auditor General's staff.

2. Answered by No. 1.

3. Answered by No. 1.

Mr. W. J. TOBIN

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Subtopic:   CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS-INDEPENDENT AUDITOR
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UNION

Mr. REDMAN:

Unionist

1. Has W. J. Tobin or J. Tobin, been employed by the Department of Soldiers' Civil-Reestablishment or by the Soldier Settlement Board or any other department of the Federal Government?

2. If so, between what dates was he so employed ?

3. Was he at any time employed by either body at the city of Edmonton? If so, under what circumstances and between what dates?

4. Was he granted leave of absence? If so, between what dates and under what circumstances?

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UNION

Hon. Mr. TOLMIE: (Minister of Agriculture)

Unionist

1. Yes; by the Soldier Settlement Board.

2. From September 15th, 1919, to February 11th, 1921, inclusive.

3. Not by the Soldier Settlement Board.

4. Yes. May 7 to 19 inclusive, 1920, special leave to go to Halifax, N.S., on account of his father being injured in street railway accident; August 16 to 28 inclusive, 1920, annual leave; February 7 to 11 inclusive, 1921, annual leave.

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STIKINE AND DEASE RIVERS (

UNION

*Mr. PECK:

Unionist

1. Did two employees of the Public Works Department proceed up the Stikine River and down the Dease River to the lower post on the Liard last summer?

2. If so, what was the expense of this trip, including wages of these employees during the period they were engaged in same?

3. For what purpose was the trip made?

4. Was the purpose accomplished?

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NAT L

Hon. Mr. McCURDY: (Minister of Public Works)

Nationalist Liberal

1. Yes.

2. $1,065.08.

3. Reconnaissance was made and data secured as to requirements to improve the waterway for the handling of supplies, etc., to the mining district north of Dease Lake.

4. A report has been submitted and is receiving the consideration of the Department.

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ANTELOPE IN WESTERN CANADA

UNION

Mr. BUCHANAN:

Unionist

1. Did the Government establish a park as' a preserve for antelope In Western Canada?

. 2. If so, where is it located?

3. How many antelope are within its bounds at present?

4. Has the Government any information as ro the number of antelope in Western Canada?

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Subtopic:   ANTELOPE IN WESTERN CANADA
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UNION

Hon. Mr. TOLMIE: (Minister of Agriculture)

Unionist

1. A reserve of 5,000 acres was established in 1915 which it is intended to create a National Park.

2. Near Nemiskam, Alberta, in Township 7, Ranges 9 and 10, west of 4th meridian.

3. Approximately 100.

4. No definite information but estimated between 800 and 900.

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Subtopic:   ANTELOPE IN WESTERN CANADA
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UNOPPOSED MOTIONS FOR PRODUCTION OF PAPERS

L LIB

François Jean Pelletier

Laurier Liberal

Mr. PELLETIER:

For a copy of all correspondence, telegrams, reports, memoranda in the hands of the Minister of Public Works, Officials of the Public Works, Superintendent of Engineering Department in and for the Province of Quebec, Mr. A. R. Decarie and Engineering Department at Ottawa pertaining to and regarding the construction, repairs or improvements at the following named harbours: St. TJlric, Matane, Ste. Felicite, Ruisseau & Loutre, Mfichins, all in Matane County, from January, 1918, to date.

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L LIB

François Jean Pelletier

Laurier Liberal

Mr. PELLETIER:

For a copy of all correspondence, documents, telegrams, reports exchanged between any member of the Government and the Intercolonial Railway and Canadian National Railways Officials regarding the enquiry held at Sayabec, Matane County, P.Q., on the 17th day of June, 1920, by Mr. T. J. Tingley, District Special Agent, Canadian National Railways, and the dismissal of Mr. Edmond Banville, Station Agent at above named place.

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L LIB

Georges Parent

Laurier Liberal

Mr. PARENT:

For a copy of letters, telegrams addressed to the Government by any person from the Province of Quebec who has applied for a position of trustee, under the Bankruptcy Act, together with copies of all letters or telegrams purporting to recommend any person to such positions.

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L LIB

Joseph-Charles-Théodore Gervais

Laurier Liberal

Mr. GERVAIS:

For a copy of the report of the inquiry held by Mr. Wiallard at Sorel and Montreal (Decem-

ber and January) concerning certain charges against the Government shipyards administra tion at Sorel.

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L LIB

John Patrick Molloy

Laurier Liberal

Mr. MOLLOY:

For a copy of all letters, telegrams and other correspondence between the Dominion Government or any member thereof and the Government of Ontario or any member thereof, regarding Bill No. 23 (Letter D of the Senate), intituled: "An Act respecting the Lake of the Woods Control Board." or the subject matter thereof.

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L LIB

Archibald Blake McCoig

Laurier Liberal

Mr. McCOIG:

For a copy of all correspondence, documents, telegrams, reports or other papers, exchanged between the Prime Minister of Canada or any of his Ministers and the Premier of British Columbia or any of his Ministers, with reference to the power of the province of British Columbia, under existing Dominion Legislation, tc control the importation of liquor into that province.

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CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS- SULLY, QUE.


On the Order (Mr. Gauvreau). For a copy of all letters, correspondence, petitions, financial statements and all other documents, exchanged between the settlers of Sully and along the National Transcontinental in the county of Temiscouata, and the Superintendent of the Government Railways in connection with the erection of a station at Sully, Quebec.


UNION

Arthur Meighen (Prime Minister; Secretary of State for External Affairs)

Unionist

Right Hon. ARTHUR MEIGHEN (Prime Minister) :

I do not know just what is meant by this correspondence between certain parties and the superintendent of the Government railways. I do not know whether the official meant in this Order is an officer of the National Railways. I think the motion had better stand.

Motion stands.

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Subtopic:   CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS- SULLY, QUE.
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THE HOUSING PROBLEM. PROPOSED ESTABLISHMENT OF A FEDERAL HOUSING BOARD

March 21, 1921