April 27, 1922

CON

Mr. CLARK:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Has Dr. D. A. Taylor, acting surgeon of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police at Lethbridge, been removed from office, or requested to resign?

2. If so, when and why?

3. Has' Dr. J. E. Lovering of Lethbridge been appointed acting surgeon?

4. If so, when and why, and was the appointment made by the Civil Service Commission or by the Government?

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5. Was the said Dr. J. E. Lovering a Liberal candidate at Lethbridge in the last general election?

6. If so, how many candidates were there in such election, and how many secured more votes than Dr. Lovering?

7. Is the Government aware that Dr. Lovering, consistently and openly, opposed military service of every description from the outbreak until the termination of the late war?

S. Were applications for the position in question called for by advertisement?

9. If so, what was the nature of the advertisement; how many applications for the position were received and how many, if any, of the applications were from returned soldiers?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   MOUNTED POLICE-DR. LOVERING
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LIB

Hon. Mr. GRAHAM: (Minister of Militia and Defence; Minister of the Naval Service)

Liberal

1. Dr. Taylor, eye, ear, nose and throat specialist, was retired and a general physician and surgeon appointed.

2. 22nd March, 1922.

3. Yes.

4. From 1st May, 1922. This is not an appointment which comes under the jurisdiction of the Civil Service Commission.

5. Yes.

6. No information.

7. No.

8. No.

9. Answered by No. 8 .

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   MOUNTED POLICE-DR. LOVERING
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REVENUE AND EXPENDITURE

LIB

Mr. RINFRET:

Liberal

1. What was the population of Canada in 1877?

2. What was the federal revenue for the fiscal year 1876-77?

3. What was the expenditure for the same period for (a) current account, and (b) capital account?

4. What was the total revenue of Canada for the fiscal year ending March 31st, 1922?

5. What was the expenditure for the fiscal year ending March 31, 1922 for (a) current account, and (b) capital account?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   REVENUE AND EXPENDITURE
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LIB

Hon. Mr. FIELDING: (Minister of Finance and Receiver General)

Liberal

1. 4,013,000 (estimated by Dominion Bureau of Statistics).

2. $22,927,760.

3. (a) Chargeable to Consolidated Fund, $23,519,301. (b) Capital account, $7,599,709.

4. As shown by the books of the Finance Department at March 31, 1922 (not closed for the year), $371,519,454.

5. As shown by the books of the Finance

Department at March 31, 1922 (not closed for the year): (a) Chargeable to Consolidated Fund, $324,758,377; (b) Capital

account, $16,742,081.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   REVENUE AND EXPENDITURE
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MAJOR-GENERALS BURSTALL AND GW ATKIN

PRO

Mr. WARD:

Progressive

1. On what dates were Major-General Si: Henry Burstall and Major-General Sir Wil

Questions

loughby Gwatkin retired from the Active Miliitia of Canada, or on what dates are they to be retired ?

2. What pay and allowanes were they receiving at the dates of their retirement?

3. Are they pensionable on retirement?

4. If so, at what rates?

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Subtopic:   MAJOR-GENERALS BURSTALL AND GW ATKIN
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LIB

George Perry Graham (Minister of Militia and Defence; Minister of the Naval Service)

Liberal

Hon. Mr. GRAHAM:

Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Burstall,

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Subtopic:   MAJOR-GENERALS BURSTALL AND GW ATKIN
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K.C.B., K.C.M.G.


1, 3 and 4. Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Burstall was granted leave of absence, with full pay and allowances, from 20th March, 1922, to the 28th October, 1923, at which date he is to be retired with a pension of $5,993.14 per annum, under a statute providing for such cases to be increased after 16 293/365 years by $126.86 when all unpaid pension dues will have been recovered, such pension to commence from 29th October, 1923. 2. $9,000. Major-General Sir Willoughby Gwatkin,


K.C.M.G., C.B.


1. Major-General Sir Willoughby Gwatkin resigned his appointment under the Air Board, with effect from 1st April, 1922. He was granted one year's leave of absence from that date, with the same remuneration as he is at present receiving. 2. $4,196.80 per annum. This officer is in receipt of an imperial pension. 3. and 4. Not pensionable upon retirement by the Canadian Government.


CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAY- REPAIRS TO CARS

LIB

Mr. GAUVREAU:

Liberal

1. Have contracts for the repairs of cars, ail kinds of cars, belonging and used by the Intercolonial Railway, been given to private companies instead of having these repairs done by the different Intercolonial Railway repair shops?

2. If so, to what companies?

3. Is it the intention of the Department of Railways to have repairs and improvements to locomotives, cars and other equipment done by the employees of the different workshops of the Canadian National Railways?

4. What amount, if any, has been paid to private companies for repairs to the rolling stock, for the section of the Canadian National Railways from Montreal to Halifax?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAY- REPAIRS TO CARS
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PRO

Hon. Mr. KENNEDY:

Progressive

1. Contracts for repairs to a portion of the box cars only, belonging to the Canadian National railways were given to private companies in order to help out the unemployment situation in the different parts of the country.

2. Canadian Car & Foundry Co., Limited, Eastern Car Company, National Steel Car Corporation.

3. The company has always, and will continue to make repairs and improvements to locomotives at their own shops. As to cars, these will be done in our own shops as far as is practicable.

4. The amount that has been paid to date to private companies for repairs to rolling stock for the entire Canadian National railways is $389,961.93. The rolling stock belonging to the Canadian National railways is used for the benefit of the system as a whole and it is not possible to allocate charges for repairs to equipment that is being or will be used on any particular section of the line, such as Montreal to Halifax. The amount of above paid to car companies Montreal and east amounted to $371,600.83.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAY- REPAIRS TO CARS
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SALES TAX

CON

Sir HENRY DRAYTON:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. What was the value of goods Imported into Canada, on which the Sales Tax was collected, in each month of the past fiscal year, and what was the amount of such tax collected per month?

2. What was the value of goods manufactured in Canada, on which the Sales Tax was collected, in each month of the past fiscal year, and what was the amount of such tax collected per month?

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Subtopic:   SALES TAX
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LIB

Jacques Bureau (Minister of Customs and Excise)

Liberal

Hon. Mr. BUREAU:

No record is available of the value of goods imported or manufactured in Canada on which sales tax was collected.

The amount of sales tax collected monthly during the fiscal year ended March 31, 1922, on goods imported and goods manufactured in Canada was as

follows: Sales Tax on Imports Sales Tax on goods manufactured in Canada April, 1921. . . . . .$ 686,567 34 $2,328,232 39May . . 1,062,292 37 2,123,628 34June . . 1,362,396 96 3,114,552 71July . . 1,364,309 51 4,051,762 31August .. 1,492,634 59 4,367,194 10September . . . . . . 1,415,466 54 4,050,871 93October . . 1,485,759 22 4,589,278 65November . . . . . . 1,598,218 16 4,019,838 64December . . . . . . 1,242,466 24 4,749,386 31January, 1922.. . . 1,330,333 10 4,280,908 70February .. .. . . 1,372,919 69 2,935,733 48March . . 1,981,132 04 3,208,508 60Total . . . . . .$16,394,495 76 $44,819,896 16

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   SALES TAX
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L'ORIGNAL WHARF

PRO

Mr. BINETTE:

Progressive

1. What amount of damage was caused by the fire at the wharf at L'Orignal, in the county of Prescott, during the year 1920?

2. What persons helped to fight the said fire, arid how much did each receive for his services?

Premier Norris

3. What was the cost of the repairs to said wharf?

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Subtopic:   L'ORIGNAL WHARF
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April 27, 1922