March 22, 1927

LIB

John Campbell Elliott (Minister of Public Works)

Liberal

Mr. ELLIOTT:

In all probability, unless

satisfactory prices can be obtained from the owners.

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UFA

Robert Gardiner

United Farmers of Alberta

Mr. GARDINER:

Has the government

placed any valuation on these properties?

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LIB

Item agreed to. Sorel-harbour improvements, $200,000.


UFA

Robert Gardiner

United Farmers of Alberta

Mr. GARDINER:

In connection with this and the other items in vote No. 131, this afternoon we passed several items for harbour and river improvements. How is it they are not all included in one vote?

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LIB

John Campbell Elliott (Minister of Public Works)

Liberal

Mr. ELLIOTT:

This is required towards

the development of the port of Sorel, in order to provide for ocean going vessels. It is to make Sorel an ocean port for the eastern townships.

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Item agreed to. St. John harbour-improvements, $185,000.


CON
LIB

John Campbell Elliott (Minister of Public Works)

Liberal

Mr. ELLIOTT:

The memorandum with

regard to this work reads:

Courtenay bay-to complete the contract with the St. John Dry Dock

and Shipbuilding Company

General maintenance of harbour works, renewing shed roofs, floors and so on, renewing decayed timbers in wharves, grain conveyors, and so on.

West St. John-maintenance dredging

of deep water berth

Partridge island-wharf repairs.. ..

Fort Dufferin-repairs to breastworks Staff inspection and so on

Making a total of $185,000.

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Item agreed to. Public Works-salaries; $637,385; contingencies, $75,000.


UFA

Robert Gardiner

United Farmers of Alberta

Mr. GARDINER:

How much of the contingent account was spent last year?

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LIB

John Campbell Elliott (Minister of Public Works)

Liberal

Mr. ELLIOTT:

It appears from page 100 of the Estimates that it was all spent. The amounts asked are the same as last year, and I am advised it is all spent.

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UFA

Robert Gardiner

United Farmers of Alberta

Mr. GARDINER:

What is due to contingencies under this vote?

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LIB

John Campbell Elliott (Minister of Public Works)

Liberal

Mr. ELLIOTT:

Printing and stationery,

travelling expenses, clerical and other services, and temporary services.

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Item agreed to.


DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE


Agriculture-dairying, including grant of $5,000 to the National Dairy Council, $242,000.


LIB

William Richard Motherwell (Minister of Agriculture)

Liberal

Hon. W. R. MOTHERWELL (Minister of Agriculture):

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Item agreed to.


DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

March 22, 1927