April 14, 1924

GERMAN IMMIGRATION

CON

Mr. HARRIS:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. How many Germans arrived in Canada during 1923?

2. What number of these were artisans and what number were agriculturists?

Questions

3. How many Germans arrived in the months of January, February and March, 1924?

4. How many of those in question (3) were artisans and how many agriculturists?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   GERMAN IMMIGRATION
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LIB

Hon. Mr. ROBB: (Minister of Immigration and Colonization)

Liberal

1. 1,258.

2. Artisans, 32. Agriculturists, 794.

3. 524.

4. Artisans, 8. Agriculturists, 249.

Note: Figures for March, 1924, are incomplete.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   GERMAN IMMIGRATION
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COMPLETION OF QUEBEC BRIDGE

LIB

Eusèbe Roberge

Liberal

Mr. ROBERGE:

*

1. Does the government propose to complete the Quebec bridge, especially the central space reserved to vehicles?

2. If so, when?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   COMPLETION OF QUEBEC BRIDGE
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LIB

George Perry Graham (Minister of Railways and Canals)

Liberal

Hon. Mr. GRAHAM:

The matter is under consideration.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   COMPLETION OF QUEBEC BRIDGE
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STEEL IMPORTS FROM GREAT BRITAIN

CON
LIB

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

Liberal

1. Subject on importation to customs valuation at fair market value when sold for home consumption in the usual and ordinary course in the country whence exported to Canada at the time of exportation to Canada.

2. No information that such goods have been sold to purchasers in Canada under conditions stated.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   STEEL IMPORTS FROM GREAT BRITAIN
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IMPORTS FROM THE UNITED STATES

LIB

Mr. TOBIN:

Liberal

1. What was the amount of the total imports to Canada from the United States during 1914-15, 1915-16, 1916-17, 1917-18, 1918-19, 1919-20, 1921-22, 1922-23 and 1923-24?

2. What was the amount of duty collected on boots and shoes coming in from the United States during the same years?

3. What is the tariff on boots and shoes entering the United States from Canada?

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Subtopic:   IMPORTS FROM THE UNITED STATES
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LIB

Jacques Bureau (Minister of Customs and Excise)

Liberal

Hon. Mr. BUREAU:

1 and 2. Statement of imports of boots and shoes from the United States entered for consumption in Canada and Customs duty collected:

Fiscal Item Year Value Customs DutyBoots and shoes, rubber 1915 $100,352 $25,0881916 94,162 23,5411917 186,862 46,7161918 264,954 66,2391919 175,327 43,8321920 270,350 67,5881921 239,688 59,9221922 96,640 24,1601923 90,067 22,51711 months ended Feb. 1924 142,331 33,583Boots and shoes, leather, pegged or wire fastened with unstitched soles, close edged .. .. 1915 18,560 4,6401916 11,566 2,8921917 19,152 4,7881918 12.827 3,2071919 14,972 3,7431920 15,758 3,9401921 22,779 5,6951922 7,987 1,9971923 11,532 2,88311 months ended Feb. 1924 10,044 2,511Boots and shoes, leather, n.o.p 1915 2,900,134 870,0401916 1.902,796 570,8391917 3,271,170 981,3511918 2,999,848 899,9541919 2,609,321 782,7961920 2,611,964 783,5891921 1,803,442 541,0331922 977,788 293,3361923 785,912 235,77311 months ended Feb. 1924 690,674 207.193Boots and shoes, all kinds, except rubber and leather 1915 61,612 18,4841916 32,069 9,621.1917 148,816 44,645; 1918 282,024 84,6071919 215,428 64,6281920 328,941 98,6821921 285,877 85,7631922 171,632 51,4901923 322,927 96,87811 months ended Feb. 1924 231,297 69,3893. This question is being answered by the Department of Trade and Commerce. IMPORTS FROM GREAT BRITAIN

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   IMPORTS FROM THE UNITED STATES
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LIB

Mr. TOBIN:

Liberal

1. What was the amount of the total imports to Canada of boots and shoes from Great Britain during 1914-15, 1915-16, 1916-1917, 1917-18, 1918-19, 1919-20* 1920-21, 1921-22, 1922-23 and 1923-24?

Questions

2. What was the amount of duty collected on boots and shoes coming in from Great Britain during the same years?

3. What is the duty on boots and shoes exported to Great Britain from Canada?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   IMPORTS FROM THE UNITED STATES
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LIB

Jacques Bureau (Minister of Customs and Excise)

Liberal

Hon. Mr. BUREAU:

1 and 2. Statement of imports of boots and shoes from the United Kingdom entered for consumption in Canada and customs duty

collected:

Fiscal Customs

Item Year Value Duty

Boots and shoes,

rubbers 1915 $ 26,044 $ 3,9421916 11,558 1,7341917 10,579 1,5871918 41,134 6,1701919 19,046 2,8571920 17,251 2,5881921 29,356 4,4081922 1,442 2211923 1,295 19411 months ended Feb. 1924 42.928 6,440Boots and shoes, leather pegged or wire fastened, with unstitched soles, close edged 1915 59,692 10,5681916 23,932 4,2081917 5,359 9911918 1,603 2811919 455 781920 4,211 7371921 2,133 3951922 2,867 5021923 4,291 67011 months ended Feb. 1924 3,982 632Boots and shoes, leather, n.o.p.. .. 1915 491,523 98,9671916 215,538 43,6541917 173,871 34,9661918 146,784 29,4451919 78,994 16,2091920 94,009 18,9591921 358,451 73,6111922 335,761 68,5861923 410,273 73,85211 months ended Feb. 1924 588.041 95,009Boots and shoes, all kinds, except rubber and leather.. 1915 169,231 34,2951916 72,723 14,5511917 92,692 18,5641918 102,972 20,6051919 50,681 10,1491920 71,470 14,3111921 206,406 41,5091922 46,035 9,3321923 69,287 12,33711 months ended Feb. 1924 134,366 21,4283. This question is being answered by the Department of Trade and Commerce.

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Subtopic:   IMPORTS FROM THE UNITED STATES
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SOLDIER SETTLEMENT BOARD-FIRE INSURANCE

LIB

Mr. JACOBS:

Liberal

1. What amount of fire and other insurance is carried to cover property handled by the Soldier Settlement Board ?

2. What is the sum paid out annually for premiums for the carrying of such insurance?

3. Did the firm of Lougheed and Taylor of Calgary act in placing of the above insurance?

4. Is the said firm still acting for the government as brokers in the above business?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   SOLDIER SETTLEMENT BOARD-FIRE INSURANCE
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LIB

Hon. Mr. ROBB: (Minister of Immigration and Colonization)

Liberal

1. As at February 29, 1924-In tariff companies, 23,949,844.25; in mutual companies, $4,804,638.73.

2. On tariff insurance, $148,380.87; on mutual insurance, $36,864.08. These amounts include those premiums paid by settlers themselves as well as those paid by the board as advances to settlers.

3. Prior to September, 1922, this firm was on the list of agents for the Calgary district and wrote a portion of the business in that district.

4. No.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   SOLDIER SETTLEMENT BOARD-FIRE INSURANCE
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NATIONAL DEBT

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Mr. RINFRBT:

1. Has the government any knowledge of a circular which has been wide spread by the Board of Trade of Montreal, placing at $3,513,000,000 the public debt of Canada?

2. Are those figures exact?

3. If not, what are the exact figures of the public debt of Canada?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   NATIONAL DEBT
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LIB

Hon. Mr. ROBB: (Minister of Immigration and Colonization)

Liberal

1. Reference . to this leaflet has been seen in the press. The figure of $3,513,000,000 apparently purports to include with the direct obligations of the Dominion, contingent liabilities in connection with the Canadian National Railway system.

2 and 3. The net debt of Canada at March 31st, 1924, as estimated for the budget speech, was $2,423,367,759.37.

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Subtopic:   NATIONAL DEBT
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April 14, 1924