June 26, 1925

PRO

Neil Haman McTaggart

Progressive

Mr. McTAGGART:

Have all these items

been recommended by the departmental engineers?

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LIB
CON

Arthur Meighen (Leader of the Official Opposition)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. MEIGHEN:

We have not yet learned how much this wharf has cost. It has been in the estimates now for three or four years and if there is no election this year it will be in the estimates next year again. What has it cost to date?

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LIB
CON

Arthur Meighen (Leader of the Official Opposition)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. MEIGHEN:

And $140,000 more for

this year.

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LIB

Arthur Bliss Copp (Secretary of State of Canada)

Liberal

Mr. COPP:

The sum of $100,000 is paid

by the company.

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CON
LIB
CON

Arthur Meighen (Leader of the Official Opposition)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. MEIGHEN:

Then why vote $140,000?

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LIB

Arthur Bliss Copp (Secretary of State of Canada)

Liberal

Mr. COPP:

The Department of Public

Works in their arrangement with the company insisted that they deposit $100,000. So that as a matter of fact the government is providing only $40,000.

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PRO

Robert Gardiner

Progressive

Mr. GARDINER:

Is the government to

be held responsible for damage sustained during construction under these contracts?

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LIB

Arthur Bliss Copp (Secretary of State of Canada)

Liberal

Mr. COPP:

The contractor is held responsible of course but in any storm of unusual severity he can hardly be held liable.

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CON

Arthur Meighen (Leader of the Official Opposition)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. MEIGHEN:

Was the department in -default? Was there any error or laches on the part of the department?

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LIB

Arthur Bliss Copp (Secretary of State of Canada)

Liberal

Mr. COPP:

No, the department made no

mistake. It was an act of God.

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CON

Arthur Meighen (Leader of the Official Opposition)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. MEIGHEN:

We pay the damages

for the act of God both to ourselves and to the contractor.

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LIB
CON

Arthur Meighen (Leader of the Official Opposition)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. MEIGHEN:

Who is the contractor?

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LIB
CON

Arthur Meighen (Leader of the Official Opposition)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. MEIGHEN:

What is the name of the

inspector?

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LIB

June 26, 1925