March 31, 1926

ROYAL ASSENT

LIB

Hewitt Bostock (Speaker of the Senate)

Liberal

Mr. SPEAKER:

I have the honour to

inform the House that I have received the following letter:

Ottawa, 30th March, 1926.

Sir:

I have the honour to inform you that the Right Hon. F. A. Anglin, acting as Deputy of the Governoi General, will proceed to the Senate chamber at 4.15 p.m., on Tuesday, the 6th of April, for the purpose of giving the royal assent to an interim supply bill. I have the honour to be, Sir,

Your obedient servajit,

A. F. Sladen,

Governor General's Secretary.

To The Hon.

The Speaker of the House of Commons,

Ottawa.

Questions

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QUESTIONS


(Questions answered orally are indicated by an asterisk.)


CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS-STATION GROUNDS, SHUBENACADIE, N.S.

CON

George Eulas Foster

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. FOSTER:

'

1. Has the government or the Canadian National Railways decided to rent, lease or sell all or any portion of their station grounds in Shubenacadie Hants county, Nova Scotia, bordering on the main highway and lying between Manning's garage and the Pineo property between the loading wharf and the *main highway? If so, to whom has the property been rented, leased or sold and what remuneration, if any ihas been secured for same?

2. For what purpose is the land to be used?

[DOT]'3. Was the decision, if any, to rent, lease or sell this property advertised, and if so, in what papers?

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Subtopic:   CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS-STATION GROUNDS, SHUBENACADIE, N.S.
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LIB

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

Liberal

1. No.

2. See No. 1.

3. See No. 1.

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CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS-WAREHOUSE AT GEORGETOWN, P.E.I.

CON

Mr. MACDONALD (Kings):

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Have representations been made to any departments of the government during the years 1925 and 1926 regarding improvement to warehouse on the railway wha-rf at Georgetown, Prince Edward Island, with a view to making said warehouse suitable for handling potatoes for export during the autumn months?

2. What is the intention of the government regarding this matter?

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Subtopic:   CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS-WAREHOUSE AT GEORGETOWN, P.E.I.
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Hon. ERNEST LAPOINTE: (Secretary of State of Canada; Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada)

Liberal

1. Yes, by Senator J. J. Hughes.

2. Matter under consideration.

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Subtopic:   CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS-WAREHOUSE AT GEORGETOWN, P.E.I.
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FREIGHT HAULAGE AND REVENUE

CON

Sir HENRY DRAYTON:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. How many tons of grain and grain products did the Canadian Pacific Railway haul in western territory to the head of the lakes during the calendar year 1925?

2. In making this haul, what was the resultant total [DOT]of tons of this traffic carried one mile?

3. What was the average length of haul of this traffic ?

4. What additional total gross revenues would have been earned had this traffic been carried under existing rates on similar traffic in the United States?

5. How many tons of grain and grain products did the Canadian Pacific Railway haul in western territory to Vancouver in the year 1925?

6. In making this haul, what was the resultant total of tons of this traffic carried one mile?

7. What was the average length of haul of this traffic ?

8. What additional total gross revenues would have been earned had this traffic been carried under existing rates on similar (traffic in the United States?

9. 'What was the total percentage of grain and grain products hauled in western -territory to the entire tonnage of that territory in 1925?

10. What percentage pf the entire ton-mileage in the western territory in the year 1925, did the carriage of grain and grain products entail?

11. What was the percentage of the total revenue earned in western territory in 1925 by the carriage of grain and grain products?

12. What was the average rate per ton-mile earned by such traffic in said territory and year?

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Hon. Mr. ROBB: (Minister of Trade and Commerce; Minister of Finance and Receiver General)

Liberal

1. 5,873,286 tons of grain.

2. 4,237,738,165 tons one mile.

3. 721 miles.

4. Approximately $16,267,972.00.

5. 733,065 tons.

6. 574,805,646 tons one mile.

7. 784 miles.

8. Approximately $1,658,351.00.

9. 51.7 per cent.

10. 63.3 per cent.

11. 41.4 per cent.

12. 56/100 of one cent.

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EXPERIMENTAL FARMS REVENUE

CON

Alexandre Joseph Doucet

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. DOUCET:

What was the total revenue received from each branch of experimental farms and stations for, (a) 1924-25, (b) 1925-26 to date;

(1) In the province of Nova Scotia,

(2) In the province of Prince Edward Island,

(3) In the province of New Brunwick,

(4) In the province of Quebec,

(5) In the province of Ontario?

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William Richard Motherwell (Minister of Agriculture)

Liberal

Hon. Mr. MOTHERWELL:

1924-25 1925-26

Nova Scotia. To March 30.Kentville $12,935.19 $10,853.58Nappan 11,387.69 14,969.95Prince Edward Island. Charlottetown .. .. 6,522.22 6,061.02New Brunswick: Fredericton 9,107.09 8,449.57Quebec. Cap Rouge 11,653.25 9,544.62La Ferme 5,108.89 5,169.98Lennoxville 15,539.74 18,289.74Ste. Anne de la Pocatiere 5,267.48 8,302.33Farnham 6,030.14 4,655.03Ontario. Kapuskasing 10,296.17 10,035.10Harrow 11,233.47 12,119.60MR. R. C. WRIGHT

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Subtopic:   EXPERIMENTAL FARMS REVENUE
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CON

Mr. DOUCET:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Was Mr. R. C. Wright, chief architect, of the Department of Public Works, absent from Ottawa from February 18, 1926, until noon of March 8, 1926?

2. If so, was he cn government business, annual leave, special or sick leave?

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PRO

Hon. Mr. KING (Kootenay):

Progressive

1. No.

2. Answered by No 1.

Prison Rejorm

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UNOPPOSED MOTIONS FOR PAPERS


RECLASSIFICATION OF EMPLOYEES Mr. STEWART (Leeds) (for Mr. Doucet): For a copy of all correspondence exchanged between the Department of Public Works, the Deputy Minister and Chief of Legal Branch with the Civil Service Commission, relating to reclassification of Mr. M. O. Durant, Miss Berthe Hebert, Miss Violet Becker and Miss Yvonne Parent, together with copy of report made by the investigator of the commission, Mr. C. R. Media nd.


March 31, 1926