May 4, 1922

LIB

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

Liberal

Topic:   INCOME TAX STATISTICS
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LAB

Mr. WOODSWORTH:

Labour

1. How much revenue did the income tax produce in the Province of Manitoba in the last fiscal year?

2. What amount was paid by persons having incomes of $2,000, per year, last year?

3. What amount was paid by persons having incomes of over $2,000 and less than $3,000?

4. What amount was paid by persons having incomes of over $3,000 and less than $4,000?

5. What amount was paid by persons having incomes of over $4,000 and less than $5,000?

6. What amount was paid by persons having incomes of over $5,000 and less than $10,000?

7. What amount was paid by persons having incomes of over $10,000 and less than $20,000?

8. What amount was paid by persons having incomes of over $20,000.

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LIB

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

Liberal

1. $6,014,254.39.

2, 3, 4, 5, 6.-No information.

7 and 8. Compilation of statistics for the last fiscal year (31st March, 1922) has not been completed.

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LAB

Mr. WOODSWORTH:

Labour

1. How much revenue did the income tax produce in the city of Winnipeg in the last fiscal year?

2. What amount was paid by persons having incomes of $2,000, per year, last year?

3. What amount was paid by persons having incomes of over $2,000 and less than $3,000?

4. What amount was paid by persons having incomes of over $3,000 and less than $4,000?

5. What amount was paid by persons having incomes of over $4,000 and less than $5,000?

6. What amount was paid by persons having incomes of over $5,000 and less than $10,000?

7. What amount was paid by persons having incomes of over $10,000 and less than $20,000?

8. What amount was paid by persons having incomes of over $20,000.

Topic:   INCOME TAX STATISTICS
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LIB

William Lyon Mackenzie King (Prime Minister; President of the Privy Council; Secretary of State for External Affairs)

Liberal

Hon. Mr. MACKENZIE KING:

No information available, as statistics have not been compiled according to municipalities.

Topic:   INCOME TAX STATISTICS
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ROUMANIAN AND GREEK CREDITS

LIB

Mr. JACOBS:

Liberal

1. Have the Governments of Roumania and Greece paid any interest to the Canadian Government on the loans made in 1919?

2. If not, has the Government taken any steps looking to the payment of such interest, and (b) how much is now owing for interest?

3. How much is now owing by the Governments of Roumania and Greece on account of principal of the indebtedness incurred through the credits advanced these countries?

Topic:   ROUMANIAN AND GREEK CREDITS
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LIB

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

Liberal

1. As to Roumania, no; as to Greece, yes.

2. Yes; (b) by Roumania to March 31, 1922, $2,606,652.20; by Greece, to December 31, 1921, $196, 424.19.

3. By Roumania, $20,449,104.49; by Greece, $7,520,473.17.

Topic:   ROUMANIAN AND GREEK CREDITS
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INCOME WAR TAX ACT-CHARTERED BANKS

PRO

Donald MacBeth Kennedy

Progressive

Mr. KENNEDY (Edmonton) :

What is the total amount paid by the Chartered Banks in Canada under the corporation clause of the Income War Tax Act?

Topic:   INCOME WAR TAX ACT-CHARTERED BANKS
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LIB

William Lyon Mackenzie King (Prime Minister; President of the Privy Council; Secretary of State for External Affairs)

Liberal

Hon. Mr. MACKENZIE KING:

Income Tax, $786,653.17; Special War Revenue Act (on note circulation), $4,278,420.87; total, $5,065,074.04.

The amount paid under the provisions of Part I of The Special War Revenue Act, 1915, shall be considered as a deduction of tax payable under Income War Tax Act, 1917.

Topic:   INCOME WAR TAX ACT-CHARTERED BANKS
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C. G. S. CHAMPLAIN

LIB

Mr. DESLAURIERS:

Liberal

1. Have notes given by the Gulf of St. Lawrence Shipping and Trading Company, Limited, and endorsed by Messrs. Thomas Harling and Clark Brothers, in payment for the Canadian Government Steamship Champlain, been redeemed?

2. If not, what amounts are still outstanding?

3. What action does the Government contemplate taking against the Company or the endorsers of the notes to recover payment?

Topic:   C. G. S. CHAMPLAIN
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LIB

Ernest Lapointe (Minister of Marine and Fisheries)

Liberal

Hon. Mr. LAPOINTE:

1 and 2. The steamer Champlain was sold to the Gulf of St. Lawrence Shipping and Trading Company for $61,050. A cash payment of $13,102.50 was made and notes for 3, 6, 9 and 12 months dated May 1, 1920, accepted for the balance. One of these notes for $12,000 was paid on maturity. The notes for 6, 9 and 12 months for $12,000, $12,000 and $11,997.50 respectively have not been redeemed.

3. The Department of Justice has taken action to recover amount of notes from the endorsers.

Topic:   C. G. S. CHAMPLAIN
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RETAIL DRUGGISTS-ALCOHOL PURCHASES

CON

Mr. STEWART (Leeds):

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Has the Government or the Finance Ministers received a request from the Canadian Pharmaceutical Association for an amendment of the existing law with respect to the purchase of alcohol by retail druggists, for the manufacture of medicinal, pharmaceutical and other preparations?

2. If so, is it the intention of the Government to comply with such request, either in whole or in part, and amend the regulations, and to provide, subject to proper safeguards, restrictions and regulations, for the purchase by retail druggists of alcohol for such purposes, at approximately the same rate of excise duty as that payable by the large manufacturer?

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

Liberal

1. Yes.

2. An Act of Parliament would be required to make such a change. Announcements respecting legislation dealing with taxation are made in the Budget Speech.

Questions

Topic:   RETAIL DRUGGISTS-ALCOHOL PURCHASES
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ST. JOHN HARBOUR

LIB

Mr. ARCHAMBAULT:

Liberal

1. What amount was expended by the Dominion Government on the harbour of St. John, New Brunswick, during the years 1911 to 1921, inclusive?

2. What were the respective amounts expended on the said harbour during each of the said years? _

3. What was the nature of the work performed during above years on the said harbour?

Topic:   ST. JOHN HARBOUR
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LIB

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

Liberal

1. and 2.

Fiscal year Capital Income Voted Expended Voted Expended1Q11 IQ $ cts. 950.000 00 1,100,000 00 3.100.000 00 3.000. 000 00 1.500.000 00 1.000. 000 00 1,000,000 00 500.000 00 1,000,000 00 1.250.000 00 $ cts. 579,059 21 1,100,155 02 2,668,626 97 2,999,950 20 1,132,533 45 997,308 25 446,905 13 266,725 95 997,720 57 1,249,735 80 $ cts. 27,500 00 25.000 00 71.000 00 150.000 00 150.000 00 100.000 00 301,400 00 $ cts. 24,412 93 24,930 84 17,774 10 2,731 06 982 99 730 00 3,066 891Q19 13 1Qia 14 1Q14 IS 1Q1S 1fi 1Q1fi 17 1917 is

1920-21

Total 14,400,000 00 12,438,720 55 824,900 00 74,268 81

Total amount voted-$15,224,900.00. Expended $12,512,989.36.

3. Work consisted in the construction of new wharves and the improvement of wharves on the west side of St. John harbour, and repairs to old breakwaters, also the construction of a new breakwater and the dredging of a channel from the main channel up to the basin in front of the dry-dock now under construction in Courtenay bay under the Dry Dock Subsidies Act, also the dredging of the main harbour and slips and berths therein.

Topic:   ST. JOHN HARBOUR
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May 4, 1922