April 30, 1925

PRIVATE BILLS

FIRST READINGS


Bill No. 48, from the Senate, for the relief of George Thomas Grigor.-Mr. Martell. Bill No. 49, from the Senate, for the relief of Ethel May Sheriff.-Mr. Church. Bill No. 50, from the Senate, for the relief of Max Arno Frind.-Mr. Hocken. Bill No. 51, from the Senate, for the relief of Elizabeth Burns.-Mr. Garland (Carleton). Bill No. 52, from the Senate, for the relief of Fred Herdman Ogden.-Mr. Church. Bill No. 53, from the Senate, for the relief of Marion Gooderham Smith.-Mr. Hocken. Bill No. 54, from the Senate, for the relief of Edith Mary Wiles.-Mr. Garland (Carleton) . Bill No. 55, from the Senate, for the relief of Annie Kate Winch.-Mr. Hanson. Bill No. 56, from the Senate, for the relief of Florence Kate Coutts.-Mr. Ryckman. Bill No. 57, from the Senate, for the relief of George Kerr Jess.-Mr. Hanson.


QUESTIONS


(Questions answered orally are indicated by an asterisk.)


AERATED WATER BEVERAGES

CON
LIB

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

Liberal

1. In 1923, there were 295 plants making aerated waters in Canada.

2. and 5. No information is available, but the subject is under investigation.

3. Separate statistics of imports of citrus fruit juices are not available, except in the case of crude lime juice. They are grouped in the tariff with other fruit juices. Imports of fruit juices from the United States during the calendar year 1924, with duty collected thereon were as follows:

Lime juice, crude only.. ..Gallons

Value $

Duty

Lime juice and fruit juices,

fortified with or containing

not more than twenty-five

per cent of proof spirits. .Gallons 809 Value $7,039 Duty 2,022 50

Questions

Lime juice and fruit juice, fortified with or containing more than twenty-five per

cent of proof spirits.. ..Gallons 207

Value $2,725

Duty 2,887

Lime juice and other fruit

syrups and fruit juices,

n.o.p... 10,629

Value $33,549

Duty 7,548

4. Information not available at present further than as indicated in the items quoted under answer No. 3.

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Subtopic:   AERATED WATER BEVERAGES
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HALIFAX TERMINALS

CON

Mr. BLACK (Halifax):

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. What has been the total expenditure to date on the new Halifax ocean and rail terminala?

2. What is the estimated cost of finishing them in accordance with the original plan?

3. What a,e the intentions of the government in regard to the completion of this work?

lion. Mr. GRAHAM:

1. S17.064.76S.68.

2. $6,000,000.

3. The teiminals are under the control of the Canadian National Railways. Any recommendation by the management will be carefully considered by the government.

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Subtopic:   HALIFAX TERMINALS
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WINNIPEG RESEARCH LABORATORY

PRO

Mr. WARD:

Progressive

1. Is it a fact that the salary of the official in charge of the research laboratory of the Department of Trade and Commerce at Winnipeg has been reduced from $4,600 to $3,300?

2. If so, is there a precedent for such a reduction?

3. Has any order in council been passed making the said reduction ?

4. If so, will the minister correct the estimate, or brmg in a supplementary estimate covering the matter?

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Subtopic:   WINNIPEG RESEARCH LABORATORY
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LIB

Thomas Andrew Low (Minister of Trade and Commerce)

Liberal

Hon. Mr. LOW:

The main estimates show a reduction in the salary referred to, but the department is inserting a sufficient amount in the supplementary estimates to maintain the salary for the position referred to, at its previous level.

Mr. W. T. R. PRESTON

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Subtopic:   WINNIPEG RESEARCH LABORATORY
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CON

Sir HENRY DRAYTON:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. In view of the following statements made by Mr. Symington, government counsel, appearing before the special committee on certain ocean rates:

"Whether Mr Preston has published a proper report, an exaggerated report, or a false report, under the reference to this committee, so far as I see makes no difference" and "I do not care about the Preston report which is largely a matter of opinion. I am not saying that it is right or that it is wrong. I do not see that li makes very much difference, whether 't is right or wrong, so far as the facts are concerned" is the government still retaining W. T. R. Preston on the pay roll?

2. If so tor what purpose?

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Subtopic:   WINNIPEG RESEARCH LABORATORY
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LIB

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

Liberal

1. Yes

2. Mr. Pr-eston's services are being retained for such time as he may be actually engaged in the work of the ocean freight rate inquiry.

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Subtopic:   WINNIPEG RESEARCH LABORATORY
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TRADE WITH GERMANY

CON

Thomas Langton Church

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. CHURCH:

What were the imports from, and exports to Germany for each of the following years: (a) 1910 to 1914; (b) 1919 to 1924?

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Subtopic:   TRADE WITH GERMANY
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LIB

TRADE OF CANADA WITH GERMANY


Exports Fiscal years (a) 1910.. 1911.. 1912.. 1913.. 1914.. (b) 1919.. 1920.. 1921.. 1922.. 1923.. 1924.. Imports Canadian produce t $ 7,935,230 2,065,768 10,047,340 2,028,649 11,090,005 3,577,847 14,214,547 3.049,105 14,586,223 4,044,019 75 44,255 610.528 1,547.685 8,215.337 2,041,016 4,509.547 2,568,409 9,950,877 5,382,508 16,153,650 Foreign Total produce exports $ $ 435,423 2,501,191 634,368 2,663.017 237,067 3,814,914 353.289 3,402,394 389,717 4,433,736 45,298 655.826 1,699 8,217,038 82,534 4,592.081 112.002 10.062,879 141,188 16,294,838


April 30, 1925