June 7, 1922

THE LEAGUE OF NATIONS

PROTOCOLS OP AMENDMENT TO THE COVENANT

LIB

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

Liberal

Right Hon. W. L. MACKENZIE KING (Prime Minister) :

I beg to lay on the Table a document entitled:

Protocols embodying proposed amendments to Articles 4, 6, 12, 13, 15, 16, and 26 of the Covenant of the League of Nations, as adopted by the Second Assembly of the League at Geneva on the 3rd, 4th and 5th October, 1921; together with letter, dated the 24th November, 1921, from the Secretary General of the League to the Prime Minister of Canada, transmitting certified copies of the Protocols.

I move that the said document be printed as a sessional paper and that 1,000 copies in the combined French and English texts be printed forthwith, and that Rule 74 be suspended in relation thereto.

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Motion agreed to.


ST. LAWRENCE RIVER WATERWAY

LIB

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

Liberal

Right Hon. W. L. MACKENZIE KING (Prime Minister):

I move, seconded by Hon. Mr. Murphy:

That 500 copies in English and 500 copies in French of the correspondence between the Government of Canada and the United States government concerning the St. Lawrence River Improvement Scheme, laid on the Table of this House on May 30, 1922, be printed forthwith, and that rule 74 be suspended in relation thereto.

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Motion agreed to.


QUESTIONS


(Questions answered orally are indicated by an asterisk).


HOUSE OF COMMONS AND SENATE

CON

Mr. BLACK (Yukon) :

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Is the total amount of expenditure in connection with the House of Commons as shown on page sixteen of the main estimates, without taking into account any amounts that may be supplementary estimates, $1,703,390, and the expenditure for the Senate as shown on the same page the sum of $561,205?

2. Why is the chief accountant of the Senate, as shown on page seventeen of the main estimates, paid $4,020 and the Chief Accountant of the House of Commons paid only $3,450 as shown on page nineteen of the estimates?

3. How are these officers classified to make this difference in salary?

4. Does the Chief Accountant of the Senate have to furnish bonds in connection with his office?

5. Does the Chief Accountant of the House of Commons have to furnish bonds in connection with his office?

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LIB

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

Liberal

Right Hon. Mr. MACKENZIE KING:

With reference to this question, I understand that the Senate takes exception to this House inquiring into matters affecting its accounts and declines to give the answer to that part of the question. As respects the rest of the question the answer will be laid on the Table to-morrow.

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BOARD OF COMMERCE

PRO

Mr. COOTE:

Progressive

1. What was the cost of the Board of Commerce instituted in the year 1919?

2. Did the Board make a report to the Government?

3. If so, has this report been pubished? If not, why?

4. Is it the intention of the Government to have this report published?

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Subtopic:   BOARD OF COMMERCE
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LIB

Hon. Mr. ROBB: (Minister of Trade and Commerce)

Liberal

1. $146,345.53.

2. Yes.

3. Yes. A first annual report covering the period from July, 1919, to March 31, 1920, has been published.

4. Answered by No. 3.

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Subtopic:   BOARD OF COMMERCE
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LEVIS LIGHTKEEPERS

LIB

Mr. BOURASSA:

Liberal

1. What are the names of the lightkeetpers of the County of Levis, Quebec, who were dismissed since September 21st, 1911, to date?

2. Who recommended the said dismissals?

3. What are the names and addresses of the persons who replaced the above mentioned lightkeepers?

4. Who recommended their appointment?

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Subtopic:   LEVIS LIGHTKEEPERS
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LIB

Hon. Mr. LAPOINTE: (Minister of Marine and Fisheries)

Liberal

1. There were no dismissals of lightkeepers in the County of Levis, since the date mentioned.

2. 3. and 4. Answered by No. 1.

Questions

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SUPERINTENDENT OF LIGHTHOUSES

LIB

Mr. CASGRAIN:

Liberal

1. Who is the Superintendent of Lighthouses at Quebec?

2. How long has he been in the present position?

3. What is his salary?

4. What was the amount of his salary on appointment ?

5. Was his salary increased? If so, why?

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June 7, 1922