May 15, 1922

LIB

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

Liberal

1. No, but the inquiry apparently refers to A. E. J. M. Veit, an employee of this department.

2. August 1, 1908.

3. Preventive officer, $900 per year.

4. 1st April, 1918, $1,550; 1st April, 1919, $1,680; 1st April, 1920, $1,800; 1st April, 1921, $2,400; 1st April, 1922, $2,520.

5. Classified-effective April 1, 1919.

6. Senior entry checking clerk-salary $1,680.

7. $363.35.

8. 9, 10, 11. No official information.

12. Permanent, 27th April, 1909.

13. Clerk 2B, $800.

14. 1918, on military service; 1919, $3,060; 1920, $3,240; 1921, $3,660; 1922, $3,840.

15. April 1, 1919-Assistant Secretary, $3,060; February 1, 1921, Assistant Secretary and Chief Examiner, $3,660.

16. Answered by No. 15.

17. 1919-20, $960; 1920-21, $355;-$1,315.

Dr. B. A. LE BLANC

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CON

Mr. JONES:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. When was Dr. B. A'. Le Blanc, M.P.P., appointed as Port Physician at the port of Arichat, Cape Breton?

2. Is he still in the service?

3. If not, when was he dismissed from the service, and what was the reason for his dismissal?

4. Is there any record of a complaint made as to his services?

5. If so, what is the nature of said complaint and by whom was it laid?

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LIB

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

Liberal

1. May 13, 1912.

2. No.

3. Services terminated on May 1, 1922. An increased efficiency is sought by the appointment of another physician.

Questions

4. No.

5. Answered by No. 4.

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"ESSENCE DE L'EHABLE"

LIB

Mr. McMASTER:

Liberal

1. Is the Government aware that a complaint has been laid by the grocers of Montreal through their solicitor, Mr. Aub6, against the Radio Manufacturing Company lor the manufacture of an essence sold under the name of "Essence de l'Brable"?

2. Is it a fact that the manufacture of this product is in contravention of the statute, Chap. 57, 11 George V?

3. In view of this fact, has any complaint been brought before the Government that the inspectors concerned have been charged with a dereliction of duty?

4. Does the Government propose to hold an investigation into this matter?

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LIB

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

Liberal

1. Yes.

2. No.

3 and 4. Answered by No. 2.

Question No. 33 is substantially the same as that which I have just answered.

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LIB

Hewitt Bostock (Speaker of the Senate)

Liberal

Mr. SPEAKER:

Question No. 33 dropped.

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REFUND OF DUTIES ON STEEL RODS

CON

Mr. ANDERSON:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Has the P. L. Robertson Company of Milton, Ontario, made any claim for the return of money paid as Customs duties on steel rods, in 1913?

2. If so, what action has been taken by the Government in this connection?

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LIB

Hon. Mr. BUREAU: (Minister of Customs and Excise)

Liberal

1. Yes; claim made for refund of duties paid on steel rods entered in October, 1913.

2. Payment of $80.40 made March 13th, 1914.

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ST. JOHN AND QUEBEC RAILWAY

CON

Mr. HANSON:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Has the Government, or any member thereof, agreed with the Government of the Province of New Brunswick, or any member thereof, to take over from the Province of New Brunswick the Saint John and Quebec Railway, now being operated by the Canadian National Railways?

2. If so, what are the terms under which said railway is being taken over?

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NAVAL OFFICERS

LIB

Mr. LANCTOT:

Liberal

1. Has the Naval Service Department a Naval Council on the same footing as the Militia Council?

2. If so, who are the members of said council?

3. Do they receive any additional salary in this connection?

4. What are their respective salaries?

5. If there is no naval council, who nominates and promotes the naval officers?

6. Is the deputy minister of the Canadian Naval Service an officer of the said service, or does he come under the Civil Service Commission?

7. Are most of the officials naval officers having the same standing as those of the Militia Department, or do they come under the Civi Service Commission as in other departments?

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

Liberal

1. No.

2. Answered by No. 1.3. Answered by No. 1.4. Answered by No. 1.5. The Minister of the Naval Service.6. The Deputy Minister is a civilian official as defined by the Civil Service Act Section 46.7. There are seven commissioned naval officers at headquarters. All other employees at headquarters are civilians appointed under the Civil Service Act.

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FUEL QUESTION

CON

Mr. CHURCH:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Is it the intention of the Government either now or during the recess of Parliament, to hold a thorough inquiry into the fuel question in Canada?

2. What action, if any, does the Government intend to take to aid in reducing the cost of coal to the Canadian consumer?

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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:

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1. The question of future fuel supply in Canada was the subject of inquiry by a special committee of the House of Commons in the last session of Parliament. Under the circumstances, another inquiry at present is deemed unnecessary.

2. Such action as may be deemed advisable in this matter will be made known in due course.

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L'ASSOMPTI'ON AND MONTCALM EXCISE OFFICERS

May 15, 1922