June 23, 1924

LIB

Hon. Mr. MACDONALD (Piotou): (Minister of National Defence)

Liberal

1. The June military camps are being held throughout Canada in the form of camp schools and camps of instruction. Camps for cadets are not being held this year.

2. The usual practice has been followed- instructions were sent to military districts as soon as information was available.

3. Boards of education are not put to any expense in preparing for camps or training purposes as both these items are ordinarily borne by the cadet vote.

4. 1913. Military: Petawawa, Niagara, London, Barriefield. Cadets: London, Niagara, Barriefield, Port William.

1921- 22. Military: Cove Rifle Range, Carling Heights, Wiarton, Petawawa, Niagara Camp, Barriefield, Peterborough, Rockcliffe, Belleville, Cobourg. Cadets: London,

Niagara on the Lake, Rockcliffe, Barriefield, Peterborough, Loon Lake, Belleville.

1922- 23. Miltary: Port Elgin, Petawawa,

Carling Heights, Niagara Camp, Owen Sound, Borden, Rockcliffe, Peterborough, Presoott.

Cadets: Nil.

1923- 24. Military: Niagara Camp, Connaught, Peterborough, Iroquois, Petawawa, Barriefield, Picton, Muncey Indian Reserve, Arkona. Cadets: London, Long Branch, Barriefield, Silver Islet, Fort Frances.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   MILITARY AND CADET CAMPS
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HONOURARY COLONELS

CON

Mr. CHURCH:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Is the office of "honourary colonel" still in existence in Canada for civilians, or has it been abolished?

2. Does it entitle this class of officer to wear a military uniform on all occasions, both civil and military and at will, and what is the rule regarding these officers' right to wear uniform?

3. Have any applications been received for leave by militia units to use pre-war uniforms of their respective units instead of khaki?

4. If so, has such leave been refused, and why?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   HONOURARY COLONELS
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LIB

Hon. Mr. MACDONALD (Pictou): (Minister of National Defence)

Liberal

1. Still in existence.

2. Uniform may be worn on the following occasions: (1) On a definite military duty or parade; (2) Other occasions when on the special authority of the District Officer Commanding the Military District concerned.

3. Yes.

4. Units of the non-permanent Active Militia, other than the bands thereof, are not permitted to wear pre-war uniform, having due regard to funds not being available to outfit the whole of the non-permanent Active Militia with this uniform.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   HONOURARY COLONELS
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LEASE OF LAND AT MIDDLETON, N.S.

CON

Mr. HANSON:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Has the government leased the lot of land in Middleton, Nova Scotia, purchased as a site for a public building, or granted any right or privilege therein to any person, and, if so, to whom and upon what

terms?

2. If the said land has been leased, was the town council or other local authority consulted before such action was taken?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   LEASE OF LAND AT MIDDLETON, N.S.
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PRO

Hon. Mr. KING (Kootenay):

Progressive

1. To Mr. Phinney for an ice cream stand, at a rental of $3 per month.

2. No.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   LEASE OF LAND AT MIDDLETON, N.S.
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INCOME TAX REVENUE

PRO

Mr. SPENCER:

Progressive

1. What was the gross income tax collected in each of the provinces of Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba, for the year ending the 31st March, 1924?

2. What was the net income tax collected in each of the same three provinces for the above-mentioned period ?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   INCOME TAX REVENUE
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LIB

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

Liberal

1. Alberta, $1,369,224.24; Saskatchewan, $1 ,- 090,395.70; Manitoba, $3,731,074.78.

2. Alberta, $1,270,287.79; Saskatchewan, $927,194.04; Manitoba, $3,625,930.37.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   INCOME TAX REVENUE
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AMOUNTS DUE CANADA BY ROUMANIA AND GREECE

LIB

Mr. RINFRET:

Liberal

1. What is the actual amount due to Canada by (a) Roumania; (b) Greece?

2. What amount of the said sum represents unpaid interest due by each of the above-mentioned countries?

3. What amount of interest has been paid, and on what dates, by (a) Roumania: (b) Greece?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   AMOUNTS DUE CANADA BY ROUMANIA AND GREECE
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LIB

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

Liberal

1. (a) Roumania, $23,969,720; (b) Greece, $8,174,274.57.

2. (a) Roumania: In consolidating the

Roumanian debt as of October 1, 1922, at the above-mentioned figure, unpaid interest of $3,502,213.29 was added to the original principal. There have been no arrears since consolidation. (b) Greece: In consolidating the Greek debt as of December 31, 1922, at the above mentioned figure, unpaid interest of

Unopposed Motions for Papers

$625,973.90 was added to the original principal. There have been no arrears since consolidation.

3. (a) By Roumania:

April 1, 1923 $ 479,390 00

October 1, 1923 479,390 00

April 1, 1924 479,390 00

$ 7,834 79

53,160 61 273,949 14 141,327 75

225.000 00

225.000 00

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   AMOUNTS DUE CANADA BY ROUMANIA AND GREECE
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$ 926,272 29 UNOPPOSED MOTIONS FOR PAPERS CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS-COAL

LIB

William F. Carroll

Liberal

Mr. CARROLL:

For a copy of all letters, telegrams, receipts, vouchers, tenders, awards and other documents having reference to or bearing on an item of $8,907,846.06, Canadian National Railways, Toronto, coal, as appears in Auditor General's Report, year ending March 31st, 1922, volume III, at page W-165, including the names of the persons, firms and corporations from whom the Canadian National Railways purchased said coal and the prices paid therefor and any contracts in writing relating to said coal.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   $ 926,272 29 UNOPPOSED MOTIONS FOR PAPERS CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS-COAL
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DESTRUCTION OF BARBERRY BUSHES

PRO

William James Lovie

Progressive

Mr. LOVIE:

For a return showing the names and addresses of persons residing in the provinces of Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta growing barberry bushes or hedges, who have been requested by the federal Department of Agriculture to destroy them and have failed to comply with the request.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   DESTRUCTION OF BARBERRY BUSHES
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WEMBLEY EXHIBITION-CANADIAN SPACE

CON

Thomas Langton Church

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. CHURCH:

For a return showing (1) All rules, regulations, ordinances, regarding the allotment of exhibit space by the officials in charge of the Canadian section of the Wembley Exhibition, copy of any available correspondence on space allotment between the government of Canada and its agents in charge of this building, and a copy of the order re allotment of space, showing the amount assigned to each province.

(2) A statement showing the estimated cost to the government of the Canadian exhibit, (a) for buildings; (b) for government exhibit and incidentals; (c) a list of the chief officials and their salaries.

(3) A statement or copy of any agreements between the provinces and Dominion as to space, or between the government of Canada and any city in Canada or Canadian fair as to space, showing the allotment.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   WEMBLEY EXHIBITION-CANADIAN SPACE
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ISENBERG LEASES

June 23, 1924