June 11, 1925

LIB

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

Liberal

1. $1,305,053.

2. September 16, 1923.

3. Since September 16, 1923.

4. Partially.

5. No grain moving.

6. With grain movement in the fall.

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Subtopic:   CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS-NEEBING YARD
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QUEBEC HARBOUR

PRO

Mr. HOEY:

Progressive

1. What number of ocean steamers loaded or discharged passengers or cargo during the month of May last, in Quebec?

2. What was the average length of stay in port per steamer?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   QUEBEC HARBOUR
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Hon. Mr. GOPP:

1. Seventy-two.

2. Thirty-one hours.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   QUEBEC HARBOUR
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CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS-BROADCASTING

CON

Mr. DOUCET:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. What number of persons are employed by the Canadian National Railways in connection with their bioadcasting stations?

2. How many persons are employed by the Canadian National Railways in connection with the receiving sets operated on trains?

3. How many trains are equipped with receiving sets?

4. Between what points do trains equipped with receiving sets operate?

5. Is the use of such receiving sets limited to passengers travelling by parlor or pullman car?

Questions

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS-BROADCASTING
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LIB

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

Liberal

1. Nine.

2. Thirty-six operators.

3. Nine trains, or thirty-seven cars.

4. Montreal and Vancouver; Toronto and Winnipeg; Halifax and St. John; Montreal and Chicago; Montreal and Quebec.

5. Yes.

2. The total quantities shipped from the elevators for local consumption were:

Crop Year 1922-23: Tons

Standard re-cleaned screenings.. . 39J

Elevator soalpings 30

Elevator screenings 2,062i

Total 2,132

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS-BROADCASTING
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SCREENINGS-HEAD OF THE LAKES

CON

Robert James Manion

Conservative (1867-1942)

Hon. Mr. MANION:

What was the price of the different grades of screenings at head of lakes in each of the years 1920, 1921, 1922, 1923 and 1924?

Crop Year 192:3-24:

Standard re-cleaned screenings.. .

Elevator screenings

Refuse screenings

Tons

215

Total

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   SCREENINGS-HEAD OF THE LAKES
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LIB

Thomas Andrew Low (Minister of Trade and Commerce)

Liberal

Hon. Mr. LOW:

The board has no information available other than the daily published quotations of the Winnipeg market. A prominent shipper of screenings has furnished the following records of the range of prices of actual purchases :

Per ton:

Refuse screenings.. $ 2 50 to $28 00 Standard recleaned

screenings 13 00 to 56 00

1921-

Refuse screenings.. Standard recleaned 1 00 to 5 00screenings 5 50 to 14 501922- Refuse screenings.. Standard recleaned Nil to 7 00screenings 6 00 to 14 001923- Refuse screenings.. Standard recleaned 3 00 to 8 50screenings 10 00 to 16 501924- Refuse screenings.. Standard recleaned 50 to 10 50screenings 12.00 to 22 00

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   SCREENINGS-HEAD OF THE LAKES
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CON

Hon. Mr. MANION:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. What was the total amount of screenings from all the elevators at the head of the lakes in the years 1923 and 1924?

2. How many tons of screenings were sold at head of lakes for local feeding of stock?

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Subtopic:   SCREENINGS-HEAD OF THE LAKES
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LIB

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

Liberal

1. The total amounts of dockage as set by the chief inspector, on grain unloaded at all elevators at the head of the lakes, after allowing for separations of commercial grain, were:

Crop Year Tons

1922- 23

179,5501923- 24.. .. ,

253,956

The actual quantities used for feed are not shown.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   SCREENINGS-HEAD OF THE LAKES
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QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS

COLONEL A. H. BORDEN

CON

Mr. BLACK (Halifax):

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Is Colonel A. H. Borden, lately Assistant Officer Commanding at Toronto, now in receipt of pay and and allowances from the Militia department?

2. If not, on what date did he retire?

3. On what grounds was retirement sanctioned?

4. What is the amount of his retiring allowance?

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   COLONEL A. H. BORDEN
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CON

Arthur Meighen (Leader of the Official Opposition)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Right Hon. Mr. MEIGHEN:

Mr. Speaker, this of all questions on the order paper would be about the shortest to answer; I would think also about the easiest, so far as the material is concerned, to obtain. I do not see why that should be made an order for return; it is conspicuously one that should not be.

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   COLONEL A. H. BORDEN
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LIB

Edward Mortimer Macdonald (Minister of National Defence)

Liberal

Lion. Mr. MACDONALD (Pictou):

Paragraph 3 of the question will involve a long statement. I undertake to bring down the return at once.

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   COLONEL A. H. BORDEN
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EXPENDITURES ON PUBLIC WORKS

PRO

George Gibson Coote

Progressive

Mr. COOTE:

What amount has been expended in each province smce confederation on (a) harbours and rivers; (b) dredging; (c) canals; (d) public buildings; and (e) graving docks and dry docks?

Topic:   EXPENDITURES ON PUBLIC WORKS
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TRAINING CAMPS

June 11, 1925