April 29, 1925

QUESTIONS


(Questions answered orally are indicated by an asterisk.)


DR. EDWARD FARREL

CON

Mr. JONES:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Is Dr. Edward Farrel of Halifax, Nova Scotia, in the service of the Canadian National Railways?

2. If so, what position does he hold, what are his duties, and when was he appointed?

3. What salary does he receive?

4. Has he the privilege of free transportation over Canadian National lines, and if so, to what extent and during what period?

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LIB

Hon. Mr. GRAHAM: (Minister of Railways and Canals)

Liberal

1. Yes.

2. Attached to hotel department in temporary capacity. He is making a study of hotel possibilities along the Canadian National railways in the Maritime provinces from the standpoint of private enterprise with a view to developing tourist travel.

3. None.

4. Yes; over the central and Atlantic regions in Canada to June 15, 1924.

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INDIAN OFFICERS' RELIEF


* Hon. Mr. BAXTER: 1. Has the government received from the Legislative Assembly of Prince Edward Island a resolution or ad- Questions



dress praying that the Dominion government would grant relief to certain Indian officers who had been defrauded by Andrew Fraser Mitchell? 2. If such has been received what has been the decision of the government in the matter?


LIB

Arthur Bliss Copp (Secretary of State of Canada)

Liberal

Hon. Mr. COPP:

Mr. Speaker, in reply to question No. 1, I may say that the resolution referred to was received by the government on Saturday last. The government has not yet considered its decision in the matter.

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CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS-FREIGHT TONNAGE

CON

Henry Lumley Drayton

Conservative (1867-1942)

Sir HEIMRY DRAYTON:

What are the respective freight tonnages carried from Vancouver and Prince Rupert by the Canadian National system in each of the years 1923 and 1924?

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LIB

George Perry Graham (Minister of Railways and Canals)

Liberal

Hon. Mr. GRAHAM:

From Vancouver, year 1923, 104,084 tons; 1924, 84,906 tons. From Prince Rupert, year 1923, 27,516 tons; 1924, 18,645 tons.

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CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS-PRIVATE CARS

CON

Mr. DOUCET:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. What is the number of cars described as private, business or official, on the Canadian National system?

2. What officials have the right- to use such cars?

3. What was the total mileage of such cars for each of the years 1923-1924?

4. What is the cost per mile of the operation of the passenger trains of the system?

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LIB

Hon. Mr. GRAHAM: (Minister of Railways and Canals)

Liberal

1. 64.

2. Superintendents, general superintendents, assistant general managers, general managers, vice-presidents, president and other officers when their duties require.

3. Car miles-

1923 1,471,720

1924 1,386,538

4. Train miles-

1923 $2 87

1924 2 90

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SUMMER TRAINING CAMPS

CON

Thomas Langton Church

Conservative (1867-1942)

*Mr. CHURCH:

Will any spring or summer training camps be held this year for the militia or regular force, and where will they be located, for what time, and for what units and number of men?

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LIB

Edward Mortimer Macdonald (Minister of National Defence)

Liberal

Hon. Mr. MACDONALD (Pictou):

Mr. Speaker, in answer to this question, I may say that it is expected that certain spring or summer training camps will be held this year, but where they will be located and for what time has not yet been decided upon by the department.

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SOLDIER SETTLEMENT BOARD-WILSON

CON

Mr. ARTHURS:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Has the property of a man named Wilson, at or near Clandeboye, Manitoba, been sold by the Soldier Settlement Board?

2. If so, what numbers of stock were sold, and what price per head was realized?

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April 29, 1925