April 16, 1928

QUESTIONS


(Questions answered orally are indicated by an asterisk.)


AUTOMOBILES CARRIED ON P.E.I. CAR FERRY

CON

Mr. BEAUBIEN:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. How many automobiles, operating under their own power, were carried on the car ferry Prince Edward Island during the calendar year 1927?

2. How many automobile passengers were carried during the calendar years 1917 to 1927, inclusive?

3. What were the rates for automobiles during the years 1917 to 1927, inclusive?

4. What is the estimated cost of loading and carrying an automobile?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   AUTOMOBILES CARRIED ON P.E.I. CAR FERRY
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LIB

Mr. DUNNING: (Minister of Railways and Canals)

Liberal

1. 5,701.

2. No record.

3. Between October 15, 1917, and March 14, 1918, inclusive, 24 cents per 100 pounds, with a minimum of 5,000 pounds. March 15, 1918, to April 11, 1918, inclusive, 27i cents per 100 pounds, with a minimum of 5,000 pounds. August 12, 1918, to August 16, 1918, inclusive, 34J cents per 100 pounds, with a minimum of 5,000 pounds. August 17, 1918, to September 12, 1920, inclusive, $6 per car each way. September 13, 1920, to September 30, 1920, inclusive, $8.50 per car each way. October 1, 1920, to September 15, 1923, inclusive, $6 per car each way. June 16, 1923, to date passenger automobiles $4 each way. Trucks and sight-seeing automoblies $6 each way.

4. Not ascertainable, as it would depend on the number of automobiles to each flat car, a varying factor, and the number of flat cars handled on individual trips.

Questions

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Subtopic:   AUTOMOBILES CARRIED ON P.E.I. CAR FERRY
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PICTOU WHARFAGE FEES

CON

Charles-Philippe Beaubien

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. BEAUBIEN:

X. What are the amounts of side and top wharfage fees paid by vessels using the freight shed wharf at Pictou during the calendar years 1923 to 1927, inclusive? _

2. What are the names of the vessels which paid such fees and the amounts paid by each vessel?

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Subtopic:   PICTOU WHARFAGE FEES
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LIB

Mr. DUNNING: (Minister of Railways and Canals)

Liberal

1. $4,392.62.

Kinburn .. ..$ 119 71D. D. McKenzie.. .. .... 12 00R. W. Hendry .... 286 10Magdalen .... 96 82Stanley .. .. 2 00Merker .... 2 20Harland .... 9 00Chiquimula .... 143 50Aranmore .. .. 15 70Seafoam .. .. 4 00Spark Plug .... 1 20Jessie May .. .. 2 00Lovat .. .. 1,040 27Hochelaga .... 2,057 27Papyrus .... 14 00Dom. Coaster 50Chicago Tribune.... .... 582 35Cochalot .. .. 4 00$ 4,392 62

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   PICTOU WHARFAGE FEES
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CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS EARNINGS

CON

Mr. BRADY:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. What were the gross and net earnings over the Canadian National Railways from Jasper to Prince Rupert and from Jasper to Vancouver during each of the following years, 1925, 1926 and 1927?

2. What was the amount of money spent by the Canadian National Railways in the maintenance of each of these roads during the year 1927?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS EARNINGS
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LIB

Mr. DUNNING: (Minister of Railways and Canals)

Liberal

1. Railway accounting methods do not permit of this information being obtained.

2. See answer to question No. 1.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS EARNINGS
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OTTAWA GOVERNMENT BUILDINGS-LIGHT AND POWER

LAB

Abraham Albert Heaps

Labour

Mr. HEAPS:

How much does the government pay for electric light and power per annum to: (a)

Ottawa Electric Company; and (b) Ottawa Hydro-Electric Commission?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   OTTAWA GOVERNMENT BUILDINGS-LIGHT AND POWER
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LIB

John Campbell Elliott (Minister of Public Works)

Liberal

Mr. ELLIOTT:

Total amount paid in 1927-28: (a) $86,524.31; (b) $38,964.86.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   OTTAWA GOVERNMENT BUILDINGS-LIGHT AND POWER
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FOREIGN LOANS

LAB

Mr. WOODSWORTH:

Labour

1. What sums were loaned by Canada to foreign countries?

2. What interest has been paid on such loans?

3. Has any part of the principal been repaid?

4. What security does Canada now hold for these loans?

5. What means are proposed to be taken to collect ?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   FOREIGN LOANS
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LIB

Mr. ROBB: (Minister of Finance and Receiver General)

Liberal

1.

Italy Belgium France Greece Roumania.. .. $ 6,003,301 20 6,291,125 64 5,730,000 00 7,520,473 17 20,449,083 94

$45,993,983 95

Italy Belgium France Greece Roumania . .. $ 832,132 74 2,553,520 19 1,607,123 57 2,549,771 01 5,273,290 00

$12,815,837 51

Italy Belgium France Greece $ 6,003,301 20 .... 6,291,125 64 5,730,000 00 720,000 00

$18,744,426 84

4. Bonds of the debtor countries, secured by specific charges on certain revenues of these countries.

5. As payments of interest and principal are being made as they fall due, this question does not arise.

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Subtopic:   FOREIGN LOANS
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UNOPPOSED MOTIONS FOR PAPERS

LAB

Herbert Bealey Adshead

Labour

Mr. ADSHEAD:

For a copy of the agreements entered into by the government with the Canadian Pacific Railway and the Canadian National Railways for the bringing in of immigrants from the British Isles or from southeastern Europe.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   UNOPPOSED MOTIONS FOR PAPERS
Sub-subtopic:   EUROPEAN IMMIGRATION AGREEMENTS
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POSTMASTER AT WABAMUN

April 16, 1928