April 27, 1921

UNION

Hon. Mr. TOLMIE: (Minister of Agriculture)

Unionist

1. No; the loss was 18 per cent, or 586 head.

2. 3,277, including calves. Of this number 586 died, 596 were sold and 786 were killed for beef.

3. 1,309, exclusive of calves.

4. 250, approximately.

5. 350, approximately.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   BLOOD INDIAN RESERVE
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RAILWAY SECURITIES-PROVINCIAL GUARANTEES

LIB

*Mr. CASGRAIN:

Liberal

1. What was the total amount of securities guaranteed for railways by the Government of British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island?

2. Has the Dominion paid any interest on coupons on any of the above mentioned securities-in lieu of the provinces?

3. If so, what amount has been paid, to what provinces and what amount in each case?

4. Have any of the Provinces paid any interest or coupons on securities guaranteed on the railways within their boundaries?

5. If not, why?

6. Is it the intention of the Dominion Government to saddle Canada with these provincial obligations?

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Subtopic:   RAILWAY SECURITIES-PROVINCIAL GUARANTEES
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Hon. Sir HENRY DRAYTON:

1. See page X et seg. of Railway statistics for the year ended June 30, 1919 (Sessional Paper No. 20B, 1920).

2. Yes.

3. Payments of interest coupons . have been made on Grand Trunk Pacific Branch Lines Bonds, as follows:-(a) Guaranteed by province of Alberta, $295,755.50; (b) Guaranteed by province of Saskatchewan, $1,155,755.72.

4. Not a matter of Dominion Government record.

5. Answered by No. 4.

6. The Government has decided, having in view the present situation of the Grand Trunk Arbitration, not to pay interest presently due (May 1) on Grand Trunk Pacific Branch Lines Bonds referred to in answer to question No. 3.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   RAILWAY SECURITIES-PROVINCIAL GUARANTEES
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REVENUE AND EXPENDITURE

L LIB

Mr. TRAHAN:

Laurier Liberal

1. Referring to the statement published in the Canada Gazette, on April 9, 1921, stating, that in the assets of Canada, there is an amount of ?178,0S4,961.17, under the heading of ''Other Investments," what is the list of these investments?

2. What are the investments which are considered as "non-active," and which amount to $340,387,202.05?

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Subtopic:   REVENUE AND EXPENDITURE
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Hon. Sir HENRY DRAYTON:

1.

Canadian Northern Railway

loan account 191 & $ 15,000,000 00

Canadian Northern Railway

loan account 1914 10,000,000 00

Canadian Northern Railway ^

interest account 5,294,000 02

Canadian Northern Ontario

Railway 2,396,099 68

Canadian Northern Railway.

Acquisition of capital

stock 25,000,000 00

Canadian Northern Railway. -

Appropriation Act 1919 . 35,000,000 00

Canadian Northern Railway.

Legislation 1920 48,611,077 00

Canadian Northern Railway.

Legislation 1918 25,000,000 00

Canadian Northern Railway.

War Measures Act.. .. 4,731,522 64

Canadian Northern Railway.

Purchase of capital stock. 10,000,000 00 The Central Canada Loan and Savings Company. .. 250,000 00Consolidated fund investment account

265,589 53Grand Trunk Railway Company. Legislation 1920 .. 26,101,280 67

Grand Trunk Railway Com-' pany. O. C. September 29,

1919 554,800 00

Grand Trunk Railway Company. Temporary loan at

6 per cent 593,733 33

Grand Trunk Railway Company. Redemption account 4,866,666 67

Grand Trunk Pacific Railway. Prairie section loan

account

10,000,000 00Grand Trunk Pacific Railway. Loan account 1913. . 15,000,000 00Grand Trunk Pacific Railway. Loan account 1914. 6,000,000 00

Grand Trunk Pacific Railway. Investment account. 33,093,333 23 Grand Trunk Pacific Railway. Appropriation Act

1918 7,471,399 93

Grand Trunk Pacific Railway. Guaranteed interest by Dominion of Canada.. 5,146,444 37

Grand Trunk Pacific Railway. Interest account guaranteed by Grand

Trunk Railway

534,658 32Grand Trunk Pacific Railway. Loan account 1917. . 5,038,053 72Grand Trunk Pacific Railway. Interest account .. 7,081,783 45Grand Trunk Pacific Railway. Receiver account .. 26,371,447 94Housing scheme. BritishColumbia

1,361,500 00Housing scheme. Manitoba. 1,580,000 00

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REVISED EDITION. COMMONS


Housing scheme. New Brunswick 1,220,000 00 Housing scheme. Nova Scotia 600,000 00Housing scheme. Ontario . . 8,750,000 00Housing scheme. Quebec . . 1,071,700 00 Huron and Erie Mortgage Corporation 1,500,000 00Italian Government 6,003,301 20 Loans to banks, Finance Act, 1914 78,582,875 00Montreal Harbour Commission 28,500,000 00Montreal Turnpike Trust. . 133,255 92National Trust Company.. 300,000 00 Province of Manitoba, loans to farmers 500,000 00Province of Ontario, loan.. 2,000,000 00 Province of Saskatchewan, loans to farmers 1,000,000 00Quebec Harbour debentures. 11,133,550 58Sundry banks call loans .. 2,170,000 00St. John Bridge and Railway Extension Company. 433,900 00Three Rivers Harbour debentures.. . ' 81,760 97Vancouver Harbour Commission 857,900 00 The Victoria Loan and Savings Company 100,000 00 Waterloo County Loan and Savings Company 200,000 00Victoria Shipowners Limited 603,327 00



Canadian Northern Railway loan account 1916 15,000,000 00 Canadian Northern Railway loan account 1914 10,000,000 00 Canadian Northern Railway interest account 5,294,000 02 Canadian Northern Ontario Railway 2,396,099 68 Canadian Northern Railway. Acquisition of capital stock 25,000,000 00Canadian Northern. Appropriation Act 1919 35,000,000 00Canadian Northern Legislation 1920 48,611,077 00Canadian Northern. Legislation 1918 25,000,000 00 Canadian Northern. War Measures Act 4,731,522 64 Canadian Northern. Purchase of capital stock.. 10,000,000 00 Consolidated fund investment account 265,589 53Grand Trunk Railway Company. Legislation 1920 . . 26,101,280 67 Grand Trunk Railway Company. O. C. September 29, 1919 454,800 00 Grand Trunk Railway Company. Temporary loan at 6 per cent 593,733 33Grand Trunk Railway Company. Redemption account 4,866,666 67 Grand Trunk Pacific. Prairie section loan account .. 10,000,000 00 Grand Trunk Pacific. Loan account 1913 15,000,000 00 Grand Trunk Pacific. Loan account 1914 6,000,000 00Grand Trunk Pacific. Investment account 33,093,333 23Grand Trunk Pacific. Appropriation account 1918 . . 7,471,399 93Grand Trunk Pacific. Guaranteed interest by Dominion of Canada 5,146,444 37 Grand Trunk Pacific. Guaranteed interest by Grand Trunk Railway 534,658 32 Grand Trunk Pacific. Loan account 1917 5,038,053 72Grand Trunk Pacific. Interest account 7,081,783 45Grand Trunk Pacific. Receiver account 26,371,447 94Quebec Tunrpike Trust . . 20,000 00Quebec Harbour debentures. 11,133,550 58Three Rivers Harbour debentures 81,760 97


L LIB

Arthur Trahan

Laurier Liberal

Mr. TRAHAN:

Referring to the statement of revenue and expenditure published in the Canada Gazette, on April 9, 1921, will the Government give a list in detail of the revenue accounts amounting to $34,316,920.22, mentioned in the said statement under the general heading "Other Revenue Accounts" ?

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Subtopic:   REVISED EDITION. COMMONS
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Right Hon. S@

Interest on investments.. .. $22,942,845.57

Patent fees 395,440.24

Casual 3,084,370.95

Ordnance lands 8,756.03

Pines and forfeitures 441,232.89

Premium, discount and exchange 629,796.63

Mariners' fund 70,451.90

Electric light inspection.. .. 129,334.05

Steamboat inspection 64,102.96

Gas inspection 64,674.80

Weights and measures 252,053.95

Cullers' fees 2,070.15

Law stamps 6,430.50

Penitentiaries 117,871.51

Insurance inspection 89,132.03

Fisheries 291,678.50

Canada Gazette 19,270.32

Superannuation fund 14,856.79

Lighthouse and coast service 544.00

Dominion steamers 4,054.10

Military college 67,902.76

Civil Service examination fees- 1,738.00

Dominion lands 3,806,26^2.67

Militia pensions revenue. . . . 100,354.19

Inspection of staples revenue 1,328,325.24

M. Police officers' pension

revenue 5,822.49

Chinese revenue. . . 377,547.00

Railways and Canals collection r 38,988,962.52

Trade and Commerce 1,948,879.92

Naval Service 2,544,213.91

Labour 503,093.37

Superannuation No. 3 (Vote

90) 65,698.97

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   REVISED EDITION. COMMONS
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$121,806,075.83 PUBLIC DEBT

L LIB

Arthur Trahan

Laurier Liberal

Mr. TRAHAN:

What are the accounts which compose the sum of $55,990,997.69 mentioned under the heading " Non-Active Miscellaneous and Banking Accounts," in the statement of the public debt published in the Canada Gazette of April 9, 1921?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   $121,806,075.83 PUBLIC DEBT
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L LIB

Arthur Trahan

Laurier Liberal

Mr. TRAHAN:

Referring to the. statement of revenue and expenditure- published in the Canada Gazette, on April 9, 1921, will the Government give a detailed list of the expenditure accounts amounting to $121,806,075.83, mentioned under the general heading "Other Expenditure Accounts"?

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Subtopic:   $121,806,075.83 PUBLIC DEBT
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Right Hon. S@

Railway Equipment $55,636,785.06

Southern Alberta Land Company 354,212.63

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Right Hon. S@

Charges of management. . . . $

Sinking funds

Premium, discount and exchange

Civil government

Administration of justice...

Legislation

Penitentiaries

Immigration

Health

Superannuation

Militia

R. N. W. Mounted Police.... Railways and Canals Consolidated Fund

Mail subsidies

Ocean and river service. . . . Lighthouse and coast service

Superannuation No. 4

Steamboat inspection

Fisheries

Mines and Geological Survey

Scientific institutions

Subsidies to provinces

Indians

Government of the N. W. Territory

Miscellaneous

Government of the Yukon

Territory

Customs

Excise

Weights, measures, gas and

electric light

The Air Board

Public Works collection.. ..

166a

838,877.04

2,627,114.09

49,237.06

8.439.895.59 1,650,867.30 2,063,445.48 1,085,409.36 1,489,001.15

500.781.98

462.754.98 8,027,139.42 3,139,128.24

2,415,515.61

839,151.42

1,651,899.00

2,350,819.85

23,526.92

95,821.76

1,149,974.06

584.627.50 535,697.25

11,490,860.48

2,099,624.40

4,775.25

15,943,575.08

178,043.87

4,538,562.18

1.512.542.60

391.293.51 699,923.50 875,341.21

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   $121,806,075.83 PUBLIC DEBT
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DOMINION NOTE ISSUES

L LIB

Arthur Trahan

Laurier Liberal

Mr. TRAHAN:

Referring to the statement regarding circulation and specie, published in the Canada Gazette of April 16, 1921, to the effect that approved securities have been deposited under the Finance Act of 1914, to guarantee Dominion Note Issues, what are the amount and nature of each of these approved securities and by whom have they been given?

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Subtopic:   DOMINION NOTE ISSUES
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Right Hon. S@

Demand notes of commercial houses endorsed by the banks to the order of the Minister of Finance. 3,202,000.00 Canadian Northern Railway notes endorsed by the banks to the order of the Minister'of Finance. 15,207,337.59

Total $151,396,664.06

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   DOMINION NOTE ISSUES
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April 27, 1921