February 19, 1923

MISS BARBARA LEE

CON

Hon. Mr. BAXTER:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. When, and in what capacity was Miss Barbara Lee employed at the Immigration Building, St. John (West), New Brunswick?

2. By whom were her services engaged?

3. Was she dismissed? If so, by whom?

4. Was she at any time required to perform services for which she had not been engaged? If so, by whom?

5. Who is in immediate charge of the dining rooms at this immigration building, and is such person in charge as an employee of the government or under contract?

6. Had such person any right to engage or dismiss help?

7. Is the government aware that Miss Lee has for some years given capable service in connection with immigration service dining rooms, and has been driven out of her position by the actions of the person in charge?

8. Does the government propose to restore Mis* Lee to her position?

Questions

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   MISS BARBARA LEE
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LIB

Hon. Mr. STEWART (Argenteuil): (Minister of Immigration and Colonization; Minister of Mines; Minister of the Interior; Superintendent-General of Indian Affairs)

Liberal

1. Nov. 20, 1922. To do general work in the catering department in the Immigration Building, West St. John, N.B.

2. Department of Immigration and Colonization.

3. Yes, by the Department of Immigration and Colonization.

4. No.

5. Mr. J. Byrne, as an employee of the Department of Immigration and Colonization.

6. Yes, upon the approval of the department.

7. No.

8. No.

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Subtopic:   MISS BARBARA LEE
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CONVERSION LOAN

IND

William Charles Good

Independent Progressive

Mr. GOOD:

With respect to the recent Conversion Loan:

1. What was the total amount converted?

2. What was the total cost of the conversion?

3. What was the cost of the advertising in connection therewith ?

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Subtopic:   CONVERSION LOAN
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LIB

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

Liberal

1. $114,449,250.

2 and 3. Expenses paid to date, $322,635.46, of which $117,828.29 was for advertising. Charges are practically complete.

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Subtopic:   CONVERSION LOAN
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TUG MURRAY STEWART

CON

Mr. STEWART (Leeds):

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Has the Department of Marine and Fisheries invited tenders for repairs to the tug Murray Stewart, owned by the Dominion government?

2. If so, what date has been set for closing such tenders?

3. If the date for receiving tenders has expired, what are the names of the parties tendering and the amount of their respective tenders?

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Subtopic:   TUG MURRAY STEWART
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LIB

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

Liberal

1. Yes.

2. February 8, 1923.

3. P. Payette Co., Penetanguishene, Ont., $4,489; Midland Shipbuilding Co. Ltd., Midland, Ont., $5,862; The Great Lakes Foundry & Machine Co., Midland, Ont., $6,077; Midland Engine Works, Midland, Ont., $8,607.45.

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Subtopic:   TUG MURRAY STEWART
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SYDENHAM HOSPITAL SITE

CON

Mr. ROSS (Kingston):

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Has the government decided to convert Sydenham Hospital site, Kingston, into military headquarters or barracks?

2. If so, what will be the probable cost of such change ?

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Subtopic:   SYDENHAM HOSPITAL SITE
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LIB

Arthur Bliss Copp (Secretary of State of Canada)

Liberal

Hon. Mr. COPP:

(For the Minister of National Defence): This matter is under consideration, but no decision has so far been arrived at.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   SYDENHAM HOSPITAL SITE
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QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS

MILITIA AND DEFENCE PAYMENTS

CON

Mr. BOYS: (Whip of the Conservative Party (1867-1942))

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. What expenses, payments or disbursements of any kind have been made since 1st April, 1922, out of other moneys than those included in the amounts voted by Parliament for the Department of Militia and Defence in respect of items or charges paid in the fiscal year 1920-21 out of moneys voted for the Department of Militia and Defence?

2. Under what authority were such moneys so paid from other votes, and why was the change made?

3. Were objections offered by the Department of the Auditor General to payments being so made or to other attempts to make similar payments? If so, in what cases ?

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Subtopic:   MILITIA AND DEFENCE PAYMENTS
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CIVIL SERVICE-RETURNED SOLDIERS

CON

Mr. McKILLOP:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. How many appointments to the Civil Service were made during the year 1922?

2. How many appointments of the Civil Service Commission for the said year were given to returned soldiers?

3. How many appointments to the Civil Service during the year 1922 were made through other sources than the Civil Service Commission?

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Subtopic:   CIVIL SERVICE-RETURNED SOLDIERS
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OLEOMARGARINE AND BUTTER

CON

JOINT PEAT COMMITTEE

February 19, 1923