March 18, 1925

QUESTIONS


(Questions answered orally are indicated by an asterisk.)


ROYAL WINTER FAIR

CON

Mr. SIMPSON:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. How much is the grant at present being given by the Department of Agriculture to the support of the Royal Winter Fair at Toronto?

2. Is it the intention to give a further grant to this exhibition in addition to the above?

3. Is any part of the amount appearing in the general estimates of the Department of Agriculture No. 52, Live Stock, intended for this purpose?

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LIB

Hon. Mr. MOTHERWELL: (Minister of Agriculture)

Liberal

1. Main grant, $25,000 per annum; grant to fox show, $2,000 per annum; grant in lieu of supplying judges, $1,200 per annum.

2. The matter is at present under consideration.

3. No.

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CHAMPLAIN DRY DOCK, LAUZON

LIB

Mr. BOURASSA:

Liberal

1. Is it the intention of the government to put an elevator in the building next to the Champlain dry dock at Lauzon, for the use of workmen of that locality?

2. If so, is it the intention of the government to have said elevator in operation next summer?

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PRO

CANADIAN GOVERNMENT MERCHANT MARINE

CON

Hon. Mr. STEVENS:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Since his appointment, in connection with the North Atlantic ocean freight rates question, has W. T. R. Preston carried on any negotiations, verbal or otherwise, for the sale or leasing, or chartering of the ships of the Canadian Government Merchant Marine to any Norwegian, British or other European interest?

2. If so, with whom and if in writing, will the government immediately table the correspondence?

3. Has the government received any proposals from any source for the sale or chartering of a part, or the whole, of the fleet of the Canadian Government Merchant Marine?

4. If so, from whom?

5. If any negotiations have been entered into, are they under consideration at the present moment, and is there any likelihood that the Canadian Government Merchant Marine fleet will be disposed of in the near future?

6. If any negotiations are being carried on, are they contingent in any way upon the resolution now standing in the name of the Minister of Trade and Commerce in approval of a certain agreement entered into with Sir William Petersen?

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LIB

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

Liberal

1. No.

2. Answered by No. 1.

3. Yes.

4. It is not judicious or desirable at the present time that the details of the offer nor the names of the persons interested should be made public.

5. Answered by No. 4.

6. No.

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CANADIAN GOVERNMENT MERCHANT MARINE

CON

Mr. BLACK (Halifax):

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Have any of the steamers of the Canadian Government Merchant Marine ever been sold?

2. If so, what are the names of said ships?

3. At what price were they sold?

4. Have they been paid for in full?

5. If not, what balance of the purchase money is still due?

6. How is this balance, if any, secured?

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LIB

George Perry Graham (Minister of Railways and Canals)

Liberal

Hon. Mr. GRAHAM:

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VANCOUVER HARBOUR COMMISSION

CON

Hon. Mr. STEVENS:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Has the Board of Harbour Commissioners Vancouver, been authorized to purchase a new harbour boat? If so, for what purpose, and what will be the total cost?

2. Will the cost of said boat be paid out of revenue of the harbour?

3. Is the said boat being built under contract? If so, by whom ?

4. Were tenders called for, and if so, how many tenders were received and, from whom were they received, and what was the lowest tender?

5. Is the harbour commission in possession of a pleasure cruising launch which has in the past been used for patrol work ?

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LIB

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

Liberal

1. No.

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

5. The harbour commissioners are in possession of a service boat formerly the patrol launch Fispa.

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VANCOUVER HARBOUR COMMISSION-GOVERNMENT LIABILITY

CON

Mr. CLARK:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. What is the total liability of the Vancouver harbour commission to the Dominion government?

2. What amount of the above total has been expended on the development of the north shore of the harbour ?

3. What was the total amount voted the Vancouver harbour commission by the Dominion government during 1924?

4. What amount of this total was specifically allotted for the development of the north shore of the harbour?

5. What are the items for which the above allotment was made?

6. What is the total expenditure of the 1924 allotment, if any, to date on the north shore.

7. What items do the total expenditures of the above allotment, if any, cover on the north shore, with cost of each item?

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LIB

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

Liberal

1. At December 31, 1924, $10,136,900.

2. None.

3. $5,000,000.

4. $581,000.

5. Lumber assembly wharf, terminal railway development.

6. Nothing. The work has been delayed consequent on the delay in completion of the Second Narrows bridge..

7. Lumber assembly wharf, $317,000; Terminal railway development, $264,000.

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March 18, 1925