April 23, 1923

CON

Mr. STEVENS:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Did the government during the summer of 1921 commence construction or clearing of right-of-way of

road in the Flathead district, Alberta, to connect up the Waterton townsite in the Warterton lakes section?

2. What is the length of the said road?

3. How much money has been already spent?

4. Is it the intention of the government to continue construction of this road?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   FLATHEAD DISTRICT ROAD
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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

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   FLATHEAD DISTRICT ROAD
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DIRECTORY OF GOVERNMENT OFFICES

CON

Milton Edgar Maybee

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. MAYBEE:

In view of the fact1 that no directory of the various government offices in Ottawa, with addresses, is available. will tile government consider the compilation and distribution of same, for us** of members and others?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   DIRECTORY OF GOVERNMENT OFFICES
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LIB

William Stevens Fielding (Minister of Finance and Receiver General)

Liberal

Hon. Mr. FIELDING:

Yes, the government are obliged to the hon. member for his suggestion, and they will give directions that such a directory be prepared:

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   DIRECTORY OF GOVERNMENT OFFICES
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OTTAWA-PEMBROKE PROVINCIAL HIGHWAY

CON

Mr. GARLAND (Carleton):

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Has any portion of the provincial highway, between Ottawa and Pembroke, been placed under agreement with tile provincial government, under the Canada Highways Act, by which 40 per cent of the Cost of the work will be paid by the federal government?

2. Has any portion of the said highway in Carleton county been approved by the federal government?

3. Does any agreement exist whereby the federal government agrees to pay 40 per cent of the cost of the county provincial road between Renfrew and Pembroke, via Douglas, in the county of North Renfrew?

4. If not, has any promise covering such an agreement been made by the federal government?

5. Is it possible for the federal government to make any such agreement or promise?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   OTTAWA-PEMBROKE PROVINCIAL HIGHWAY
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LIB

Hon. Mr. GRAHAM: (Minister of National Defence)

Liberal

1. No.

2. No.

3. No.

4. No,

. 5. Yes; on the initiative of the province and subject to subsection " A ", section 4, 9-10 George V (Canada Highways Act), reading as follows: " Any highway for which aid is granted shall be constructed or improved, as the case may be, in accordance with the

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terms of an agreement to be made by the minister with the government of the province. Such agreement must be approved by the Governor in Council and shall contain such provisions as to location, cost, description, specifications, time and method of construction, supervision and other necessary particulars as are essential to protect the public interest".

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   OTTAWA-PEMBROKE PROVINCIAL HIGHWAY
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QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS

CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS-DORCHESTER EMPLOYEES

LIB

Mr. CANNON:

Liberal

1. What are the names of the employees of the National Railways in the county of Dorchester?

2. What were the dates of their respective appointments?

3. What are their duties and their respective salaries?

4. On whose recommendation was each appointment made ?

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS-DORCHESTER EMPLOYEES
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CIVIL SERVICE SALARIES

LIB

Pius Michaud

Liberal

Mr. MICHAUD:

WThat was the total expenditure for each department of the government for civil salaries, both for temporary and permanent employees, for the fiscal years from 1911 to 1922, both inclusive?

UNOPPOSED MOTIONS FOR PAPERS PRINCE RUPERT CIVIC EMPLOYEES Mr. STEVENS:

For a copy of all letters, correspondence,* telegrams, and other documents, since January last, passing between the Minister of Labour or any officer of his department and the Civil Employees Union of Prince Rupert, or any officer or any official of the municipal council of Prince Rupert, or other persons, having reference to a request for a conciliation board.

Topic:   CIVIL SERVICE SALARIES
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MONTREAL AND LONGUEUIL BRIDGE

LIB

Joseph Archambault

Liberal

Mr. ARCHAMBAULT:

For a copy of the report of 1923 of the Montreal harbour commission on the construction of the new bridge between Montreal and Longueuil, and also a copy of the plans prepared by the harbour commission for the construction of said bridge.

Topic:   MONTREAL AND LONGUEUIL BRIDGE
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RADIOTELEGRAPH ACT AMENDMENT


Hon. ERNEST LAPOINTE (Minister of Marine and Fisheries) moved that the House go into committee to-morrow to consider the following proposed resolution: That it is expedient to amend The Radiotelegraph Act. chapter forty-three of the statutes of 1913, by providing that the Governor in Council may authorize the payment of a portion of the license fees collected in respect of certain prescribed licenses, to a provincial government, private company, or other prescribed party, and notwithstanding anything to the countrary in any act, to any department or employee thereof, for services given in connection with the operation of broadcasting stations and for services performed for the minister in connection with the licensing and inspection of stations. fMr. Graham.] He said: His Excellency the Governor General has been informed of the subject matter of this resolution and has been pleased to recommend the same to the consideration of the House Motion agreed to.


MILITIA PENSION ACT AMENDMENT


Hon. GEORGE P. GRAHAM (Minister of National Defence) moved the third reading of Bill No. 118 to amend the Militia Pension Act. Motion agreed to and bill read the third time and passed.


COLD STORAGE-ACT AMENDMENT

April 23, 1923