May 6, 1925

LIB

Jean-François Pouliot

Liberal

Mr. POULIOT:

What was the total yearly amount of business of the Canadian National Express Company branch at Trois Pistoles, county of Temiscouata, Quebec, during the last two years, respectively?

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Subtopic:   CANADIAN NATIONAL EXPRESS COMPANY- TROIS-PISTOLES
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LIB

George Perry Graham (Minister of Railways and Canals)

Liberal

Hon. Mr. GRAHAM:

Year 1923 $ 6,315 17

Year 1924 7,042 52

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   CANADIAN NATIONAL EXPRESS COMPANY- TROIS-PISTOLES
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ONTARIO HYDRO-ELECTRIC POWER COMMISSION POWER EXPORT

LIB

Mr. GERVAIS:

Liberal

1. How long has the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of the province of Ontario been exporting electric power to the United States?

2. What quantity in horse-power or kilowatt hours has been exported within the last five years?

3. Has the commission obtained since January, 1925, a license or licenses, to export electric power; if so, for what quantity?

4. From what part of the province of Ontario, or from what power house is said electric power exported?

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Subtopic:   ONTARIO HYDRO-ELECTRIC POWER COMMISSION POWER EXPORT
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LIB

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

Liberal

1. Since August 1, 1917, under the name of the Ontario Power Company of Ontario and also since the 1st November, 1922, under the name of the Toronto Power Company. Since April 1, 1924, under the name of the HydroElectric Power Commission of Ontario.

2. 2,018,874,350 kilowatt hours.

3. Yes, one license for eighty thousand (80,000) kilowatts and one license for forty-five thousand (45,000) kilowatts of "off-peak or interruptible power."

4. Niagara Falls, Ontario.

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Subtopic:   ONTARIO HYDRO-ELECTRIC POWER COMMISSION POWER EXPORT
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WORKMEN'S COMPENSATION-POSTAL SERVANTS

LAB

Mr. IRVINE:

Labour

1. Does the Act 8-9 George V, chap. 14, chap. 15 as amended, assented to May, 1918, and June, 1919, to provide compensation where employees of His Majesty are killed or injured while performing their duties, apply to postal servants generally?

2. Who are the administrators of the act?

3. What are the benefits, if any, to the service by making application to come under the above act?

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Subtopic:   WORKMEN'S COMPENSATION-POSTAL SERVANTS
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LIB

Hon. Mr. MURPHY: (Postmaster General)

Liberal

1. No. The scope of the Dominion act is determined by the Workmen's Compensation Act for each province.

2. The provincial Workmen's Compensation boards, and in provinces having no board, the Deputy Minister of Railways and Canals.

3. The provision of an established and uniform procedure for dealing with cases coming within the scope of the Compensation Act for the province in which the employee is engaged.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   WORKMEN'S COMPENSATION-POSTAL SERVANTS
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CLARKE STEAMSHIP COMPANY

LIB

Mr. BOURASSA:

Liberal

1. Is the government aware that the Clarke Steamship Company, to which it grants a subsidy, so as to help it to give a regular service to the people of the north shore of the St. Lawrence, has rented two American vessels carrying the American flag and equipped by Americans ?

2. If so, is it the intention of the government to put an end to such a situation so injurious to our Canadian sailors ?

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Subtopic:   CLARKE STEAMSHIP COMPANY
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LIB

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

Liberal

1. No. The two steamers referred to, which have been chartered by the Clarke Steamship Company for the north and south shore services, are of British register and will fly the Canadian flag and carry Canadian crews when employed in the subsidized services referred to.

2. Answered by No. 1.

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Subtopic:   CLARKE STEAMSHIP COMPANY
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SOLDIERS' CIVIL RE-ESTABLISHMENT-PERMANENT EMPLOYEES

CON

Mr. MANION:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Have any employees of the Department of Soldiers' Civil Re-establishment been given permanent status by the minister without reference to the Civil Service Commission?

2. If so, what are the names and salaries of such appointees?

3. Under what authority was such permanent status given ?

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Subtopic:   SOLDIERS' CIVIL RE-ESTABLISHMENT-PERMANENT EMPLOYEES
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LIB

Hon. Mr. BELAND: (Minister of Soldiers' Civil Re-establishment; Minister presiding over the Department of Health)

Liberal

1. No: but certain officers of the department who have been employed for some years in positions of "continuing indeterminate duration" have accordingly been certified by the minister to be "permanent".

Questions

2. The following officers have been certified to be permanent:

Name Salary

Arthur, C. G $4,000

Bell, C. A 4,000

Biggar, Dr. J. L 4,500

Boyd, G. H 5,000

Carmichael, Dr. D. A 4,500

Flexman, E 5,000

George, W. H 4,000

Graham, C. C. P 2,640

Hewitt, Dr. S. R. D 5,000

Hodgins, G. W. F 4,020Johnson, Dr. G. R 4,800Meikle, A. U 3,600Morrison, G. F 4,500Macaulay, Dr. M. A 4,800Macfarlane, G. S 3,240Molvor, Dr. N. K 4,800Oliver, J. P 4,000Proctor, Dr. A. P 4,800Sloman, H 2,640Thomas, Mrs. A. H 1,680Tucker, C 3,240Wickware, Dr. J. W 4,800Williamson, Dr. H. J 4,500Wright, A. M 4,0003. A "permanent officer, clerk or employee" is defined by the statutes as "a person who is appointed during pleasure to perform the duties of an office or position of continuing indeterminate duration by act of parliament or by order of the Governor in Council in the competent exercise of subsisting executive powers in that behalf, or under and in pursuance of authority in that behalf conferred upon an officer or agent of the crown by act of parliament or by order of the Governor in Council as aforesaid". The Deputy Minister of Justice has advised that the minister is competent to make such appointments under para, (b) of sub-section 2, of section 5, of the Department of Soldiers'Civil Re-establishment Act as amended by chapter 67, 14-15 George V, and the regulations thereunder, (P.C. 114/1818 of the 17th October 1924).

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Subtopic:   SOLDIERS' CIVIL RE-ESTABLISHMENT-PERMANENT EMPLOYEES
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GENEVA LABOUR CONFERENCE-MR. W. L. BEST

LIB

Mr. McISAAC:

Liberal

1. In what capacity did Mr. W. L. Best attend the Labour Conference at Geneva in 1923 or 1924?

2. What amount was paid him for his services?

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Subtopic:   GENEVA LABOUR CONFERENCE-MR. W. L. BEST
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LIB

Hon. Mr. MURDOCK: (Minister of Labour)

Liberal

1. Mr. W. L. Best was accredited as a technical adviser to the delegate representing the workpeople of Canada at the sixth conference of the International Labour Organization held in Geneva, Switzerland, commencing June 16,

1924, on the recommendation of the Trades and Labour Congress of Canada and in accordance with the provisions of article 389 of the treaties of Peace, which sanction the appointment of a workmen's delegate and of advisers to the workmen's delegate "chosen in agreement with the industrial organizations.. .which are most representative.. .of workpeople".

2. Mr. Best received no remuneration for his services.

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Subtopic:   GENEVA LABOUR CONFERENCE-MR. W. L. BEST
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MR. HENSHAW

LAB

Mr. IRVINE:

Labour

1. Was Mr. Henshaw Acting Immigration Agent at York, England, in 1923 and 1924?

2. Is he still in the service?

3. Is he a permanent or temporary employee?

4. Was he appointed by the Civil Service Commission after examination?

5. If so, when?

6. If not, how was he appointed?

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Subtopic:   MR. HENSHAW
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LIB

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

Liberal

1. Yes.

2. No.

3. Answered by No. 2.

4. No.

5. Answered by No. 4.

6. The transfer of Mr. Henshaw from the Soldier Settlement board was arranged with this department but was not finally approved by the Civil Service Commission.

miss McDonald

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   MR. HENSHAW
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May 6, 1925