April 8, 1926

DAYLIGHT SAVING

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:

City Clerks' Department, City Hall __

Ottawa, Canada, 7th April, J926.

Hon. Rodolphb Lemieux,

Speaker of the House of Commons,

Ottawa, Ontario.

Sir,-X beg to advise you that the city council of Ottawa has authorized His Worship the Mayor to proclaim that daylight saving will be observed in this city during the current year from midnight of Saturday, the 1st May, until midnight of Saturday, the 25th of September.

Your obedient servant,

Norman H. H. Lett,

City Clerk.

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SELECT STANDING COMMITTEES

CHANCE IN PERSONNEL

LIB

William Lyon Mackenzie King (Prime Minister; President of the Privy Council; Secretary of State for External Affairs)

Liberal

Right Hon. W. L. MACKENZIE KING (Prime Minister):

Mr. Speaker, I beg to

move:

That the name of Mr. Chabot be added to the select standing committee on Railways, Canals and Telegraph lines; that the name of Mr. Dunning be substituted for that of Mr. Vallance on the select standing committee an Railways, Canals and Telegraph lineB; that the name of Mr. Macdonald (Antigonish-Guys-borough) be substituted for that of Mr. Meighen on the select standing committee on Public Accounts.

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Subtopic:   CHANCE IN PERSONNEL
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Motion agreed to.


QUESTIONS


(Questions answered orally are indicated by an asterisk). [Mr Boivin]


HON. G. N. GORDON

CON

Mr. SENN:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Is Hon. G. N. Gordon in the employ of the government?

2. If so, in what capacity, and what salary does he receive ?

3. Is the said hon. G. N. Gordon in the employ of the Canadian National Railways?

4. If so, in what capacity, and what salary does he receive ?

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Subtopic:   HON. G. N. GORDON
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LIB

Hon. Mr. LAPOINTE: (Secretary of State of Canada; Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada)

Liberal

1. No.

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

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Subtopic:   HON. G. N. GORDON
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CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS-COAL PURCHASED

CON

Isaac Duncan MacDougall

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. MacDOUGALL:

What are the respective tonnage quantities of coal purchased by the Canadian National Railways in each of the calendar years 1921, 1922, 1923, 1924 and 1925, (a) mined in Nova Scotia; (b) mined in the United States, and (c) mined in Great Britain?

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Subtopic:   CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS-COAL PURCHASED
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LIB

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

Liberal

1.

(a) Mined in Nova Scotia

* Output curtailed by

(b) Mined in the United States..

(c) Mined in Great Britain

Net Tons

1921 1,285,946

1922 1,435,882

1923 1,573,456

1924 1,251,539

1925 *718,826

Besco strike.

1921 3,711,286

1922 3,170,798

1923 5,292,556

1924 3,012,401

1925 2,971,706

1921

1922 56,570

1923 13,000

1924 20,117

1925 21,430

Note.-In addition the Canadian National Railways, in the same years, purchased the following tonnages of coal mined in western Canada:-

Net Tons

1921 1,357,945

1922 1,334,044

1923 1,622,266

1924 818,358

1925 1,146,667

NATHAN W. EATON Mr. FOSTER:

1. What sum of money, if any, was paid to Nathan W. Eaton, Canning, Nova Scotia, during the years 1922 to 1925, inclusive?

Income Tax Exemptions

2. For what purpose was the money paid?

3. On whose recommendation?

4. Was the amount determined by the Exchequer Court of Canada?

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Subtopic:   CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS-COAL PURCHASED
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LIB

Right Hon. Mr. MACKENZIE KING: (Prime Minister; President of the Privy Council; Secretary of State for External Affairs)

Liberal

1. $1,494.83.

2. Damages due to expropriation of property. 3 and 4. By judgment of the Exchequer

court.

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Subtopic:   CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS-COAL PURCHASED
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ROYAL CANADIAN MOUNTED POLICE

CON

Hon. Mr. TOLMIE:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Was a commission issued to J. P. Smith, K.C., of Vancouver to enquire into alleged improper and illegal handling of drugs by members of the R.C.M.P. ?

2. Has the Minister of Justice received a report from J. P. Smith, and has such report been made public?

3. What names were submitted to the minister for appointment for commissioner?

4. Upon whose recommendation, or who was responsible for selecting J. P. Smith as commissioner?

5. Why was J. P. Smith selected in preference to the others?

6. Was not, in fact, J. P. Smith's appointment recommended by M. A. Macdonald, in Vancouver, and W. W. B. Mclnnes?

7. What official or other connection had J. P. Smith with the mounted police in the Yukon?

8. When did such official or other connection cease?

9. Was the minister aware of such official or other connection with the mounted police at the time of such appointment as commissioner?

10. What remuneration has been paid to J. P. Smith for his service as commissioner; also what amount for expenses?

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Subtopic:   ROYAL CANADIAN MOUNTED POLICE
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LIB

Ernest Lapointe (Secretary of State of Canada; Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada)

Liberal

Hon. Mr. LAPOINTE:

Mr. Speaker, I

should like this and the succeeding questions up to number 26 inclusive to stand. Most of them were answered last year or the year before.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   ROYAL CANADIAN MOUNTED POLICE
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LIB

Hewitt Bostock (Speaker of the Senate)

Liberal

Mr. SPEAKER:

Questions, 6 to 26, inclusive, stand.

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Subtopic:   ROYAL CANADIAN MOUNTED POLICE
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CIVIL SERVICE COMMITTEE-1923 RECOMMENDATIONS CONCERNING SALARY SCHEDULES AND OTHER MATTERS

April 8, 1926