April 19, 1922

LIB

Hon. Mr. COPP: (Secretary of State of Canada)

Liberal

1. C. V. Putman, 33 years.

2. Temporary, to assist in classification work November 15, 1918, at $1,500.

3. Yes, when permanently appointed.

4. Six and a half years' banking experience, eight years of. engineering experience; nearly two years of experience in classification work.

5. January 11, 1922, at $3,840.

6. Yes.

7. April 1, 1921. The Civil Service Commission.

8. Yes.

9. $450.

10. 1918-Answered by No. 2.

1919- Appointed Acting Chief, Organization Branch, March 1919. Temporary $2,700.

1920- Appointed Assistant Chief, Organization Branch, and Acting Chief, March 1920. Permanent $3,060.

1921- Promoted to Chief, Organization Branch, permanent, at $3,840.

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Subtopic:   CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION-CHIEF OF ORGANIZATION BRANCH
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VENEREAL DISEASES

CON

Mr. ROSS (Kingston):

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. What amounts are contributed yearly by

the Department of Health to provincial authorities for purposes of combating venereal diseases? * .

2. What amount of such sum is unexpended by each province for the year 1921?

3. Has the federal Department of Health any control of the amount contributed?

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Subtopic:   VENEREAL DISEASES
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LIB

Hon. Mr. BELAND: (Minister of Soldiers' Civil Re-establishment; Minister presiding over the Department of Health)

Liberal

1. For 1921 the following amounts were

contributed: New Brunswick, $7,517.83;

Nova Scotia, $10,573.86; Alberta, $11,979.62; Manitoba, $12,611.20; British Columbia, $14,628.19; Saskatchewan, $15,361.63; Quebec, $47,388.80; Ontario, $57,473.68. The province of Prince Edward Island declined to enter into the scheme; therefore, no contribution was made to that province.

2. None.

3. Yes.

Questions

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   VENEREAL DISEASES
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ST. THOMAS-NIAGARA FALLS HIGHWAY

CON

Mr. CHAPLIN:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Has any federal grant been paid on the cost of the provincial highway from St. Thomas to Niagara Falls, Ontario?

2. What is the distance from the Village of Canboro to the Village of Allanburg, via Dunn-ville and Welland, how many railway crossings are there, and has any federal grant been paid towards the cost of this section of the said highway?

3. What is the estimated cost of this section of the said highway?

4. What is the distance from Canboro village straight east, following the old Canboro or Talbot road to the village of Allanburg. How many railway crossings are there on this section, and was any estimate prepared for this route?

5. Why was such a big bow put in the road between Canboro and Allanburg villages, at such an increased mileage and expense?

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Subtopic:   ST. THOMAS-NIAGARA FALLS HIGHWAY
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PRO

Hon. Mr. KENNEDY:

Progressive

1. No.

2. 36.9 miles; eight railway crossings; no federal grant paid.

3. This section has not been separately estimated. Portion from Canboro to Dunn-ville estimated to cost at rate of $29,918 per mile.

4. 25.8 miles. Four railway crossings. This department has no information of any estimates made.

5. Road was located through Dunnville and Welland for following reasons: 1st. Following practice of the provincial government of reaching county seats and larger centres of each county. 2nd. With object of connecting in future with an extension of the provincial system on the old Garrison road through townships of Bertie, Humberstone and Wainfleet to Fort Erie.

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Subtopic:   ST. THOMAS-NIAGARA FALLS HIGHWAY
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WELLAND CANAL-TONNAGE

CON

Thomas Langton Church

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. CHURCH:

How many vessels, and of what 'tonnage, passed through the Welland Canal during each year since 1913?

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Subtopic:   WELLAND CANAL-TONNAGE
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LIB

James Alexander Robb (Minister of Trade and Commerce)

Liberal

Hon. Mr. ROBB:

Year Vessels Cargo in Tons

No. Registered T onnage

1913 3,229 3,164,530 3,570,7141914 3,692 3,635,695 3,860,9691915 2,922 2,855,195 3,061,0121916 2,939 2,513,619 2,544,9641917 3,251 2,776,261 2,490,5421918 3,192 2,595,389 2,174,2981919 3,213 2,616,014 2,170,7791920 3,124 2,528,256 2,276,0721921 3,770 3,329,371 3,076,422

STEAM RAILWAY FREIGHT-TORONTO Mr. CHURCH:

What was the total gross freight tonnage entering and leaving Toronto on steam railways since 1914?

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Subtopic:   WELLAND CANAL-TONNAGE
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LIB

James Alexander Robb (Minister of Trade and Commerce)

Liberal

Hon. Mr. ROBB:

Information in full not available, but a record begun in the Dominion Bureau of Statistics, September, 1920, shows the following for the year ended October 31, 1921:-

Freight loaded on cars in

Toronto 1,155,599 tons

Freight unloaded from cars

in Toronto 4,600,301 tons

VICKERS DRY DOCK Mr. MARLER:

1. WThat subsidy, if any. was paid per annum by the late government to Vickers Dry Dock, Montreal?

2. On what valuation was this subsidy based?

3. What does said valuation include in the way of plant, tools, machinery, fixed assets and so forth?

4. Was subsidy originally intended to be paid only on construction of actual dock?

5. Is the subsidy to be continued?

6. If so, on what basis and on what valuation?

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Subtopic:   WELLAND CANAL-TONNAGE
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PRO

Hon. Mr. KING (Kootenay):

Progressive

1. $105,000.00.

2 and 3. Valuation includes: Buildings, $561,075; fixed plant, $199,915; machine tools in machine and ship departments, $479,955; electrical equipment, $178,495; patent self-docking floating dock of 25,000 tons lifting capacity, $1,775,000; rent to be paid, capitalized at 4 per cent, $353,015; interest, during construction of plant, 5 per cent for half year on $3,000,000, $75,000; total, $3,622,455. '

4. No.

5. Yes.

6. The value established was $3,000,000, and under the Dry Dock Subsidies Act 9-10 Edw. VII., chap. 17 (1910), a subsidy at the rate of 31 per cent is payable annually for a period of 35 years from January 1st, 1914.

PARLIAMENT HILL MONUMENTS Mr. St. PERE:

1. Is it the intention of the Federal Govern-merit to erect on Parliament Hill monuments of our celebrated statesmen?

2. If so, when will the monument of the late Sir Wilfrid Laurier be erected?

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Subtopic:   WELLAND CANAL-TONNAGE
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LIB

Hon. Mr. MACKENZIE KING: (Prime Minister; President of the Privy Council; Secretary of State for External Affairs)

Liberal

1. The policy pursued in' the past will be continued.

2. In the near future.

Questions

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Subtopic:   WELLAND CANAL-TONNAGE
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MR. E. BERTRAND

LIB

Mr. PREYOST:

Liberal

1. Is Mr. E. Bertrand a permanent official of the Labour Department at Montreal?

2. If so, does he receive a lower salary than others holding similar positions at Vancouver, Calgary and Toronto, and what is the reason for the distinction?

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Subtopic:   MR. E. BERTRAND
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LIB

Hon. Mr. MURDOCK: (Minister of Labour)

Liberal

1. Mr. T. Bertrand is a permanent official of the Labour Department at Montreal.

2. Mr. Bertrand was classified by the Civil Service Commission as "Junior Wage Investigator and Mediator," with a salary range of $1,500 to $1,860. The Fair Wages Officers at Vancouver, Calgary, and Toronto were each given, by the Civil Service Commission, the classification "Wage Investigator and Mediator," with a salary range of $1,980 to $2,400.

Mr. W. E. CAMPBELL

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Subtopic:   MR. E. BERTRAND
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CON

Mr. BOWEN:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Has W. E. Campbell been recently appointed to advise the Minister of Railways or Deputy Minister of Railways, or the Board of Railway Commissioners in regard to traffic matters, or has he been appointed in any capacity, and for what duties?

2. If so, is such appointment permanent or temporary, and if the latter, for what period?

3. Is Mr. W. E. Campbell the gentleman who has held the position of Secretary of the Canadian Freight Association, Western Lines?

4. If so, has he resigned such position?

5. Is Mr. Campbell's appointment for the special purpose of advising the government regarding the Crow's Nest Pass agreement?

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Subtopic:   MR. E. BERTRAND
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PRO

Hon. Mr. KENNEDY:

Progressive

1. W. E. Campbell has been appointed as a rate expert to assist the Board of Railway Commissioners in an advisory capacity.

2. Is employed by the month for such period as may be found necessary.

3. Was secretary of the association in question until September 18th last, when he was appointed chairman.

4. At present Mr. Campbell is on leave of absence from his late duties.

5. No.

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Subtopic:   MR. E. BERTRAND
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CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS-KAM-LOOBS-KELOWNA BRANCH

PRO

Mr. McBRIDE:

Progressive

1. What has been the total amount of expenditure in connection with the Kamloops-Kelowna Branch of the Canadian National Railways?

2. When does the Canadian National Railway Board intend to complete the said branch?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS-KAM-LOOBS-KELOWNA BRANCH
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April 19, 1922