May 18, 1922

MARINE ALLOWANCE SALES

CON

Mr. WHITE:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Has any portion of the Marine Alowance of, (a) The shore of Lake Huron, immediately south of the Sauble River, in the township of Amabel, County of Bruce; and, (b) The south shore of the Sauble River, from Lake Huron towards the source of the river, Township of Amabel, County of Bruce, been sold, conveyed or allotted to any individual or company?

2. If so, when, to whom, and what were the prices and particulars of the transfers?

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Subtopic:   MARINE ALLOWANCE SALES
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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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Subtopic:   MARINE ALLOWANCE SALES
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CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS-GRAIN LEAKAGES

CON

Hon. Mr. MANION:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. What was the cost to the Canadian National Railways of leakages of grain, from cars, between points of shipment and the head of the lakes, during the past railway year?

2. What was the cost to the said railways of new grain doors, and repairs to grain doors upon grain cars, during the same season?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS-GRAIN LEAKAGES
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PRO

Hon. Mr. KENNEDY:

Progressive

1. $193,339.48.

2. Amount charged to operating expenses for grain doors during 1921 was $383,467; of this amount, $55,843.26 was for repairs to grain doors.

The foregoing figures include the Grand Trunk Pacific. ,

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Subtopic:   CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS-GRAIN LEAKAGES
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CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION

LIB

Mr. DESLAURIERS:

Liberal

1. How many editions of the Classification of the Civil Service were printed?

2. What quantity of each edition were printed?

3. How many were printed in French?

4. How many were printed in English?

5. How many of each edition were distributed prior to September, 1919?

6. How many French copies?

7. How many English copies?

8. What quantity of the edition of September, 1919, were distributed?

9. How many French copies?

10. How many English copies?

11. How many copies of the edition of the 10th of November, 1919, were distributed?

12. How many French?

13. How many English?

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Subtopic:   CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION
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LIB

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

Liberal

1. Two.

2. First edition, 3,000; second edition,

3,300. .

3. 2,100.

4. 5,000.

5. 294.

6. 15.

7. 279.

8. 1,037.

9. 81.

10. 956.

11. No edition of that date.

12 and 13. Answered 'by No. 11.

Questions

CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAY-MENUS Hon. Mr. BAXTER:

1. By whom are the menus of the Canadian National Railways printed?

2. What quantities are ordered at a time, and what is the cost?

3. How do these menus compare as to cost with those in use on the Canadian Pacific Railway?

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Subtopic:   CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION
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PRO

Hon. Mr. KENNEDY:

Progressive

1. Winnipeg Saturday Post, Winnipeg; Litho Printing Company, Toronto; Royal Litho-Printing Company, Halifax.

2. (a) Dining car evening meal folder menus-

Cost of menu covers (per thousand) $24.50 Cost of menu inserts ( do. ) 8.35

Average cost of printing ( do. ) 30.00

(b) Breakfast and luncheon cards- Cost of menu cards (per thousand) $10.00 Average cost of imprinting ( do. ) 30.00

(c) Cafe and Buffet car menu cards

Cost of menu cards (per thousand) $10.00 Average cost of imprinting ( do. ) 30.00

(d) Observation Library-Buffet car menu folders-

Cost of menu covers (per thousand) $ 8.00 Average cost of printing ( do. ) 30.00

(a) and (b) ordered in hundred thousand lots; (c) in ten thousand lots; (d) in five thousand lots.

3. No information as to Canadian Pacific Railway costs.

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Subtopic:   CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION
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PORTAGE LA PRAIRIE EXHIBITION

CON

Right Hon. Mr. MEIGHEN: (Leader of the Official Opposition)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Is it the intention of the Government to continue the minimum grant of $2,500 to the Portage la Prairie Exhibition Association?

2. If not, does the Government claim that this grant has not been earned in accordance with regulations?

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Subtopic:   PORTAGE LA PRAIRIE EXHIBITION
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LIB

Hon. Mr. MOTHERWELL: (Minister of Agriculture)

Liberal

1. All fairs which receive a grant from the live stock vote of the Department of Agriculture during the present fiscal year must have fulfilled the following conditions:

(a) If a fair received no grant from the Dominion Government at its last preceding fair, it must have paid a minimum of $4,000, and up to a maximum of $16,000, in prizes for utility classes of live stock at its last preceding fair. Such a fair will receive a minimum grant of $1,875, and in addition 50 per cent of the amount greater than $4,000 expended on prizes for utility classes of live stock, the maximum total grant payable, however, being $3,750.

(b) Fairs which received a grant last year must have expended at their last fair at least $4,000, and up to $16,000, of their own money, in addition to the amount of the grant received last year, in prizes for utility classes of live stock. Such fairs will receive a minimum grant of $1,875, and in addition one-half the amount spent for prizes on utility classes of live stock in addition to the combined minimum of $4,000, plus the amount of the grant received last year, the total maximum grant, however, not to exceed $3,750.

If the Portage la Prairie Exhibition ha3 complied with these conditions it will be entitled to a grant on the basis of the above regulations, under which the grant is reduced by 25 per cent as compared with grants made in previous years. [DOT]

2. Answered by No. 1.

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Subtopic:   PORTAGE LA PRAIRIE EXHIBITION
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STRUCTURAL STEEL IMPORTATIONS

CON

Right Hon. Mr. MEIGHEN: (Leader of the Official Opposition)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. How many tons of structural steel were imported into Canada, consigned to (a) Ottawa (b) Toronto, (c) Montreal, (d) St. Johns, (e) Halifax, for the four months, January, February, March and April, 1922?

2. How many tons, during the same period, were imported into Canada?

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Subtopic:   STRUCTURAL STEEL IMPORTATIONS
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LIB

Jacques Bureau (Minister of Customs and Excise)

Liberal

Hon. Mr. BUREAU:

The information is as follows:

122i

Questions

nipnm'S OF STRUCTURAL IRON OR STEEL ENTERED FOR CONSUMPTION IN " dominion OF CANADA, AND IN THE UNDERMENTIONED PORTS. DURING FOUR MONTHS ENDED APRIL, 1922.

- Flat eye bar punched or use exclusi mfr. of br steel stru( or in car c< blanks, not drilled, for vely in the idges, or of jtural work, instruction. Steel plate, u or rolled ec steel over wide, for u ly in the m or of stee work or struction. liversal mill Ige plates of 12 inches se exclusive-r. of bridges 1 structural in car con- [ron or st sheets, pla knees and parts tl wooden, ir composite vessels. eel beams, tes, angles, masts or iereof, for on, steel or ships orTons Value Cwt. Value Cwt. Value$ $ $2,094 18,965 3,066 28,400 5,210 7,397Dom. of Canada 138 5,724 53,955 94,078 - Rolled iron or steel beams, channels, angles and other rolled shapes of iron or steel, not punched, drilled, or further mfrd. than rolled, weighing not less than 35 lb. per lineal yard, not being square, flat, oval or round shapes and not being railway bars or rails. Rolled iron or steel angles, tees, beams, channels, girders, and other rolled shapes or sections, not punched, drilled or further mfrd. than rolled, n.o.p. Iron or steel bridges or parts thereof, iron or steel structural work, columns, shapes or sections, drilled, punched or in any further state of mfr. than as rolled or cast, n.o.p. Cwt. Value Cwt. Value Value Ottawa

Toronto. .t

Montreal

St. John

Halifax

Dom. of Canada 1,281 35,323 75,640 656 178 201,C02 % 2,040 58,949 130,981 1,248 285 350,841 187 16,463 13,947 142 416 74,779 $ 425 28,074 24,649 364 722 137,557 % 280 2,150

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Subtopic:   STRUCTURAL STEEL IMPORTATIONS
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INTEREST ON SAVING'S

PRO

Mr. SPENCER:

Progressive

1. In what year did the Government reduce the rate of interest on savings deposits?

2. What was the reason for so doing?

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Subtopic:   INTEREST ON SAVING'S
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LIB

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

Liberal

1. 1897.

2. The action taken was based on the general decline in the rate of interest cn money.

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Subtopic:   INTEREST ON SAVING'S
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QUESTION PASSED AS ORDER FOR RETURN

May 18, 1922