June 1, 1925

LIB

George Perry Graham (Minister of Railways and Canals)

Liberal

Hon. Mr. GRAHAM:

In view of the fact that these lines are operated as one unit, the management state that this information is not available.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS-FREIGHT TRANSFERRED
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CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS-CHATEAU LAURIER SUITE

CON

Mr. HLJBBS:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Is another suite of rooms being fitted up in the Chateau Laurier hotel, or renovations being made in any suite, by the Canadian National Railways for the use of Sir Henry Thornton?

2. If so, what has been or will be the cost of this work?

3. Was the cost of refitting the bath $900?

4. Is Sir Henry paying this expense personally?

5. If not, who is?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS-CHATEAU LAURIER SUITE
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LIB

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

Liberal

1. No.

2, 3, 4 and 5: Answered by No. 1.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS-CHATEAU LAURIER SUITE
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MR. ERNEST McCAY

CON

Mr. HUBBS:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Has Mr. Ernest McCay been dismissed from the position of customs officer at the port of Kingsville, Ontario ?

2. If so, what were the reasons for such dismissal?

3. Were any charges made against this officer?

4. If so, of what nature, by whom were they laid and was an investigation held?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   MR. ERNEST McCAY
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LIB

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

Liberal

1. Yes.

Home Bank

2. For conduct unbecoming an officer of Customs and Excise in allowing auto trucks owned by him to be used in the transportation of beer for export to the United States and also for engaging in business and thus violating the provisions of the Consolidated Revenue and Audit Act.

3. Representations were made to the department.

4. Investigation was made by Mr. G. Graham, assistant inspector of Customs and Excise.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   MR. ERNEST McCAY
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CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS-TORONTO BUILDING

CON

*Sir HENRY DRAYTON:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. For what price has the property on the north west corner of King and Yonge streets, Toronto, been sold?

2. What commission, if any, in respect of such sale is payable and to whom?

3 Who are the purchasers, and if a company, who are the promoters?

4. What annual rent has the Canadian National Railway System agreed to pay for space in the building to be erected on said property and for how long a period ?

5. What annual rent has the government agreed to pay for space in said building and for how long a period ?

6. How many floors in all will be rented by the government and the Canadian National Railways?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS-TORONTO BUILDING
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LIB

George Perry Graham (Minister of Railways and Canals)

Liberal

Hon. Mr. GRAHAM:

Mr. Speaker, the

business to whidh this series of questions refers is still a matter of negotiation. While the negotiations have, I believe, proceeded a considerable length, no recommendation has yet come from the executive of the Canadian National board to the Minister of Railways to be submitted to the government respecting the sale of this property.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS-TORONTO BUILDING
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CON

Henry Lumley Drayton

Conservative (1867-1942)

Sir HENRY DRAYTON:

My information was, Mr. Speaker, that the negotiations had reached the stage of a deposit having been paid.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS-TORONTO BUILDING
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LIB

George Perry Graham (Minister of Railways and Canals)

Liberal

Mr. GRAHAM:

That may be so.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS-TORONTO BUILDING
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LIB

George Newcombe Gordon (Deputy Speaker and Chair of Committees of the Whole of the House of Commons)

Liberal

Mr. DEPUTY SPEAKER:

Answered.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS-TORONTO BUILDING
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UNOPPOSED MOTIONS FOR PAPERS

CON

Henry Lumley Drayton

Conservative (1867-1942)

Sir HENRY DRAYTON:

For a copy of the lease made by the holding company of the Scribe Hotel property in Paris purchased by the Canadian National Railway System, and any other papers and documents in any way relating to the said lease of the said property or the title thereof.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   UNOPPOSED MOTIONS FOR PAPERS
Sub-subtopic:   SCRIBE HOTEL
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SOLDIERS' CIVIL RE-ESTABLISHMENT- EDMONTON

PRO

Donald Ferdinand Kellner

Progressive

Mr. KELLNER:

For a return showing the cost to the government of all leather goods used by the Medical branch of the Soldiers' Civil Re-establishment in Edmonton, Alberta.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   SOLDIERS' CIVIL RE-ESTABLISHMENT- EDMONTON
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MATANE WHARF

CON

Richard Burpee Hanson

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. HANSON:

For a copy of all correspondence, contracts and other documents exchanged between the Department of Public Works and others, in connection with the construction of a public wharf at Matane, in the County of Matane, Quebec.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   MATANE WHARF
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ST. LEONARD, CUSTOMS EXAMINER

June 1, 1925