May 17, 1926

PRIVATE BILLS FIRST READINGS


Bill No. Ill, to incorporate the Executive Council of the Free Methodist Church in Canada.-Mr. Ross (Kingston). Bill No. 112, respecting certain patents owned by the Sealright Company, Inc.-Sir Henry Drayton.


SECOND READINGS


Bill No. 98, for the relief of Joseph Robert Crow.-Mr. Duff. Bill No. 99, for the relief of Stanley Bennett.-Mr. Garland (Carleton). Bill No. 100, for the relief of Katherine Landon Foley.-Sir Henry Drayton. Bill No. 101, for the relief of Edith Annie Say.-Mr. White (Mount Royal). Bill No. 102, for the relief of Isabella Stewart Carmichael Wilson.-Sir Henry Drayton. Bill No. 103, for the relief of May Maud Mary Johnson.-Mr. Bell (Hamilton).' Bill No. 104, for the relief of Roland George Wickens.-Mr. Arthurs. Bill No. 105, for the relief of Marjorie Durham Morgan.-Hon. Mr. Mewburn. Bill No. 108, for the relief of Amber May Wolfenden.-Mr. Botbwell. Bill No. 107, for the relief of Enda Beatrice Burley.-Mr. Hocken. Bill No. 108, for the relief of Bessie Hyde Lanyon Calhoun.-Mr. Donaghy. Bill No. 109, for the relief of Bleecker Foy Maidens.-Mr. Peck. Bill No. 110, for the relief of George Almon Wickett.-Mr. Peck.


ROUYN RAILWAY BILL


On the Orders of the Day: Hon. CHARLES A. DUNNING (Minister of Railways and Canals): I notice in Hansard of Friday, that while I was absent, an inquiry was made by the hon. member for West York (Sir Henry Drayton) regarding papers relating to the Rouyn railway. I find that in the course of a day or two all the papers will be brought down on an order for return secured by the hon. member for North Timiskaming (Mr. O'Neill).


CON

Henry Lumley Drayton

Conservative (1867-1942)

Sir HENRY DRAYTON (West York):

This is a matter of great importance to the House and everything has already been made public through the Privy Council. It is now

weeks since the contract with Quebec was entered into and I can see no reason why it should not be now tabled. There can be no excuse.

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LIB

Charles Avery Dunning (Minister of Railways and Canals)

Liberal

Mr. DUNNING:

I expect to table it in

the course of a day or two.

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PROPOSED NEW LINE TO PACIFIC


On the Orders of the Day: Hon. CHARLES A. DUNNING (Minister of Railways and Canals): On Friday last there was also an inquiry by the hon. member for Hants-Kings (Mr. Foster) with respect to a proposed new line to the Pacific coast. The department has no information with regard to it.


QUESTIONS


(Questions answered orally are indicated by an asterisk.) GOVERNMENT ELEVATORS Mr. MANION: 1. Are negotiations in progress for the renting of the newly built government elevator at Prince Rupert to the wheat pool? 2. If so, on what terms? 3. Has any grain yet passed through the Prince Rupert elevator? 4. Have the government owned harbour board elevators at Vancouver been working to capacity in the past year? 5. How many bushels of grain passed through these elevators in 1925?


$20,000 00


15.000 00 36,772 25 20.000 00 4,824 63 3. A committee on Civil Air Operations has recently been formed to advise the government on this subject, and the question of a programme for this and subsequent years is now under consideration. 4. No.


LIB

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

Liberal

1. Yes.

2. (a) 1923, 64,960 net tons; 1924, 100,943

net tons; 1925, 143,036 net tons. _

(b) If the management were not satisfied with this coal they would have discontinued its use.

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RED LAKE DISTRICT

LIB

Mr. FAFARD:

Liberal

1. What amount has 'been spent by Interior department for survey and mapping of map entitled Red Lake District"?

2. What amount was spent by Air Service branch?

3. How many square miles were surveyed in said

district?

4. What was the cost per mile?

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LIB

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

Liberal

1. $800.

2. $6,400.

3. 2,400 square miles.

4. Approximately $3 per square mile.

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CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS-COAL PURCHASED

CON

Mr. HUBBS:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Have the Canadian National Railways purchased any coal from the Coal Valley Company?

2. If so, what quantity, and were the officials of the Canadian National Railways satisfied with the results obtained from same ?

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Subtopic:   CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS-COAL PURCHASED
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May 17, 1926