March 8, 1928

RADIO-NEW BRUNSWICK LICENSES

CON

Mr. HANSON:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. How many persons residing in New Brunswick have been fined during the year ending February 20, 1928, for not having a radio license?

2. How many informations have been laid against residents of New Brunswick during the same period for the said offence?

3. How many of said informations have been with dr aval?

4. How many informations for the same offence during the said period have been laid against residents of the county of Madawaska?

5. How many convictions have been recorded against residents of the county of Madawaska during said period?

6. How many informations against residents of the county of Madawaska have been withdrawn during the said period?

7. If any such have been withdrawn, on whose representations ?

8. Were any representations made by any member of the provincial legislature?

9. If so, by whom?

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Subtopic:   RADIO-NEW BRUNSWICK LICENSES
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LIB

Mr. CARDIN: (Minister of Marine and Fisheries)

Liberal

1. 21.

2. 42.

3. 21

4. 21.

5. Nil.

6. 21.

7. Prosecutions were withdrawn after it had been established that persons had applied for licenses and were unable to obtain them owing to the fact that the person selling licenses at Edmundston did not at the time have a supply of license forms on hand.

8. Not to the Department of Marine and Fisheries.

9. Answered by No. 8.

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Subtopic:   RADIO-NEW BRUNSWICK LICENSES
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PRINCE RUPERT RANGE FINDING FACILITIES

CON

Mr. BRADY:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Has any complaints been made to the Minister of Marine and Fisheries or to any official of the government on behalf of several masters of vessels carrying grain from port of Prince Rupert to Europe who complained of having suffered inconvenience and loss of time through the services of a range finding station not being available close to the port of Prince Rupert?

2. Has the Department of Marine and Fisheries been requested to establish such range finding station?

3. If so, is it the intention of the minister to accede to the request?

Questions

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Subtopic:   PRINCE RUPERT RANGE FINDING FACILITIES
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LIB

Mr. CARDIN: (Minister of Marine and Fisheries)

Liberal

1. Yes (by the Prince Rupert board of trade).

2. Yes.

3. There is already a radio station established and working on Digby island, at the entrance to Prince Rupert harbour, for communication with vessels entering and leaving Prince Rupert.

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Subtopic:   PRINCE RUPERT RANGE FINDING FACILITIES
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ARMISTICE DAT

CON

Harry James Barber

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. BARBER:

In view of the request of the Canadian Legion, is jt the intention of the government to declare November 11 (Armistice day), a national holiday?

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Subtopic:   ARMISTICE DAT
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LIB

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

Liberal

Mr. MACKENZIE KING:

The matter is under consideration.

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Subtopic:   ARMISTICE DAT
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MALONECK POSTMASTERSHIP

PRO

Mr. CAMPBELL:

Progressive

1. What were the reasons for the dismissal of Mr. W. S. Jones from the position of postmaster at Maloneck, Saskatchewan?

2. On whose recommendation was this dismissal made?

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Subtopic:   MALONECK POSTMASTERSHIP
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LIB

Mr. VENIOT: (Postmaster General)

Liberal

1. Mr. Jones was dismissed in order to place post office in its former location, which was more suitable.

2. When change of location was made the present postmistress was recommended by a number of residents whose request was forwarded through Mr. George McPhee, M.P.

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Subtopic:   MALONECK POSTMASTERSHIP
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TRANSLATION-FRENCH SPEECHES

PRO

Milton Neil Campbell

Progressive

Mr. CAMPBELL:

Why was the speech of the honourable member for Laprairie-Napierville (Mr. Lanctot) delivered in this house on April 11 last not translated into English and sent out to subscribers of the unrevised Hansard in accordance with the resolution passed by this house March 9, 1921?

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Subtopic:   TRANSLATION-FRENCH SPEECHES
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LIB

Hewitt Bostock (Speaker of the Senate)

Liberal

Mr. SPEAKER:

The resolution of March 9, 1921, directs that speeches delivered in the French language be translated and printed on the Monday following delivery. The speech of the hon. member for Laprairie-Napierville (Mr. Lanctot) was delivered on April 11, 1927, and translated, but prorogation intervening on Thursday, April 14, no issue of Hansard appeared on the following Monday The translation does appear in the revised edition of the Official Report of Debates.

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Subtopic:   TRANSLATION-FRENCH SPEECHES
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SMITHERS POSTMASTERSHIP

CON

Mr. BRADY:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Who is the present postmaster in Smithers, British Columbia?

2. When was he appointed?

3. What is his salary?

4. What was the revenue from 6aid post office during year ending 1927?

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Subtopic:   SMITHERS POSTMASTERSHIP
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LIB

Mr. VENIOT: (Postmaster General)

Liberal

1. J. M. Adams.

2. 15th June, 1917.

3. Total remuneration, including commissions and allowances for current year is approximately $2,250.

4. Revenue for year ended 31st March, 1927, was $4,329.46.

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Subtopic:   SMITHERS POSTMASTERSHIP
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HOUSE OP COMMONS STAFF

LIB

Mr. BOUCHARD:

Liberal

1. What are the names of the returned soldiers employed on the permanent staff of the House of Commons?

2. What are their present occupations?

3. How many male and female employees are there on the temporary staff of the House of Commons?

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Subtopic:   HOUSE OP COMMONS STAFF
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March 8, 1928