April 12, 1921

UNION

Hon. Mr. GUTHRIE: (Solicitor General of Canada; Minister of Militia and Defence)

Unionist

1. 59.

2. Nil.

3. $29,814.66.

4. $130,925.15, including pay and allowances of all officers and airmen.

5. 6.

6. $33,959.50.

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Subtopic:   CAMP BORDEN-AEROPLANES
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CANADIAN CITIZENS' WAR CLAIMS

L LIB

Mr. DUFF:

Laurier Liberal

1. What are the number of claims received by the Government from Canadian citizens, for damages sustained and loss of property by the depredations of German submarines during the period of the war?

2. What are the amounts of the said claims, lor loss of goods and for loss of shipping?

3. What is the total amount of saleable assets at present in the hands of the Government which formerly belonged to the German government or German citizens?

4. Will the Canadian Government, following the example of United States and Great Britain, settle the claims of Canadian citizens and pay tc them the reparation due them? If so, when?

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Subtopic:   CANADIAN CITIZENS' WAR CLAIMS
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Hon. Sir HENRY DRAYTON:

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Subtopic:   CANADIAN CITIZENS' WAR CLAIMS
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MONTREAL INLAND REVENUE OFFICES

LIB

Mr. RINFRET:

Liberal

1. Is it true that the offices of Inland Revenue Department, at Montreal, have been transferred into the Customs building?

2. If so, for what reason?

3. Is it the intention of the Government to change the number of employees of the Inland Revenue Department. At Montreal?

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Subtopic:   MONTREAL INLAND REVENUE OFFICES
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CON

Hon. Mr. WIGMORE: (Minister of Customs and Inland Revenue)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. The Inland Revenue offices at Montreal have been transferred to the Customs building.

2. Consolidation of Customs and Inland Revenue services.

3. The question of reducing the Customs and Inland Revenue staff is under consideration.

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Subtopic:   MONTREAL INLAND REVENUE OFFICES
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HIGHWAY GRANTS-SASKATCHEWAN

UNION

Mr. WRIGHT:

Unionist

1. For how many highways in the province of Saskatchewan has a project statement been approved by the Minister of Railways for Federal grants under The Canada Highways Act, chapter 54 of the Statutes of Canada, 1919?

2. What are the highways in respect to which agreements for Federal aid have been reached between the province of Saskatchewan and the Minister of Railways?

3. Have any sums been paid to the province of Saskatchewan under the Canada Highways Act?

4. If so, what is the total amount up to March 31, 1921?

5. To what road or roads do these payments apply?

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Subtopic:   HIGHWAY GRANTS-SASKATCHEWAN
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UNION

HIGHWAY GRANTS-ALBERTA

UNION

Mr. REDMAN:

Unionist

1. For how many highways in the province of Alberta has a project statement been approved by the Minister of Railways for Federal grants under "The Canada Highways Act," chap. 54 of the Statutes of Canada, 1919?

2. What are the highways in respect to which agreements for Federal aid have been reached between the province of Alberta and the Minister of Railways?

3. Have any sums been paid to the province of Alberta under the Canada Highways Act?

4. If so, ivhat is the total amount up to March 31, 1921?

5. To what road or roads do these payments apply?

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Subtopic:   HIGHWAY GRANTS-ALBERTA
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UNION

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

Unionist

1. None. The general plan of roads to be improved under the Canada Highways Act has been approved by the minister, but no separate projects have yet been submitted by the province.

2. None.

3. No.

4. None.

5. None.

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Subtopic:   HIGHWAY GRANTS-ALBERTA
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GRIFFENHAGEN AND ASSOCIATES

L LIB

Mr. ETHIER:

Laurier Liberal

1. Are Messrs. Griffenhagen and Associates still in the employ of the Government?

2. If so, what is the nature of their present work?

3. Does the Government intend to dispense with their services? If so, when?

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Subtopic:   GRIFFENHAGEN AND ASSOCIATES
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CON

Sir GEORGE FOSTER:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. No.

2. Answered by No. 1.

3. Answered by No. 1.

Some members of the Griffenhagen and Associates are still employed under supervision of the sub-committee of Council and in conjunction with the Civil Service Commission in carrying out the reorganization already begun in the Post Office Department, and the Department of Customs and Inland Revenue.

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Subtopic:   GRIFFENHAGEN AND ASSOCIATES
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QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS

L LIB

Mr. ETHIER:

Laurier Liberal

1. How many civil servants were appointed to permanent positions on April 1, 1921, and what are the names of such employees?

2. What is the classification of each of the said employees and the department in which they are employed?

3. What is the date of their first appointment to a temporary position?

4. Upon whose recommendation have said employees been made permanent?

5. Have other temporary employees been recommended for permanency? If so, when will they be so appointed?

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UNION

John Allister Currie

Unionist

Mr. CURRIE:

[DOT]

1. How many promotions have been made in each grade in each separate department of the Inside Service in Ottawa for the year ending April 4.

2. How many of these promotions were made on account of qualifications obtained through Civil Service examinations?

3. How many promotions were made without qualifying certificates being held by the candidates as a result of having taken the CivSl Service examinations?

4. How many promotions were made in each department without reference to Civil Service examination and without classification?

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UNION

Mr. MYERS:

Unionist

1. How many officials are now employed by the Canadian National Railway system in the traffic and operating departments?

2. How many officials were employed by the Canadian Northern Railway in the traffic and operating departments prior to the Government taking over the system?

3. How many officials were employed by the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway in the traffic and operating departments prior to the Government taking over the system?

4. How many officials were employed by the Canadian Government railways, namely, the Intercolonial and Transcontinental, In the traffic and operating departments prior to the amalgamation of the companies into the Canadian national system?

5. What was the total cost in connection with wrecks on the Canadian national railway on the line between Saskatoon and Calgary for the year 1920?

6. Was the cost of wrecks charged up to operating expenses or to capital account?

7. What was the total detention expenses on the Canadian railway between Saskatoon and Calgary for the year 1920?

8. Why is it that certain equipment of the Canadian national railway is charged to operation expenses instead of capital account?

9. What is the total amount charged to capital account for the year 1920 in connection with Canadian national railways?

UNOPPOSED MOTIONS FOR PAPERS Mr. SMITH:

For a copy of all correspondence, telegrams, petitions and other documents exchanged between the Dominion Government and the Ontario Provincial Government or any ministers of either administration, relative to the removal of the British embargo on Canadian cattle.

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April 12, 1921