May 23, 1928

UFA

Mr. KELLNER:

United Farmers of Alberta

1. Which department of the government did the paving at Jasper Park?

2. Was this paving done for the Canadian National Railways or for the parks branch?

[Mr. Rinfret.l

3. What did the paving cost per square yard?

4. What are the items that go to make up the cost ?

5. What was the cost of the tar sands used in paving f.o.b. cars?

6. What was the cost of the machine used in mixing the tar sands?

7. Does the government contemplate acquiring any more mixing machines or having any more constructed?

8. Has the government entered into a contract with the city of Edmonton to do certain paiing?

9. If so, what is the amount of the contract?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   JA'SPER PARK-PAVING
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LIB

Louis Édouard Fernand Rinfret (Secretary of State of Canada)

Liberal

Mr. RINFRET:

Department of the Interior:

1. Canadian National Parks Branch with technical assistance furnished by the mines branch.

2. Both.

3. $1.27 per square yard for highway pavement laid in 1927 by parks branch.

4. All items of work and material necessary for paving including cost of tar sands, freight, supply of aggregate, hauling, mixing, laying, rolling and depreciation on equipment.

5. Cost of tar sands used in 1927 on the parks branch work was $3.46 per ton, f.o.b. cars, McMurray.

6. The mixing machine was assembled by mines branch-the parks branch contributing mixing drums and other necessary parts to value of approximately $700. The total cost to the Department of the Interior and the mines department, including labour and material was approximately $2,000.

7. Yes, one machine to be constructed to the specifications of the mines department.

8. No.

9. Answered by No. 8.

Department of Railways and Canals:

1. Parks and mines branch of the Department of the Interior.

2. The parks branch were paving roadways of the department in the vicinity of Jasper Park and they paved a total area of 5.364 square yards at our request.

3. $1,137.

4. 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9. No information.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   JA'SPER PARK-PAVING
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IMMIGRATION OFFICE-DETROIT

CON

Mr. GOTT:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Does the Canadian government maintain an immigration office in Detroit, Michigan, or an office under the Department of Agriculture?

2. If so, where is it located?

3. Who is in charge?

4. What salary is paid?

5. How many people are employed in the office or on staff?

6. Who are they?

7. What salaries are paid them?

Questions

8. From whom is the office rented and what rent is paid?

9. What was the total cost of maintaining the office for the year 1927?

10. What returns were made and what was the nature of them?

11. How many Canadian government immigration offices are there in the United States of America?

12. How many people are engaged in them?

13. Where are they located?

14. What was the total cost of maintaining all the offices in the United States of America for the year 1927?

15. What was the cost of maintenance of each, salaries, rents, expenses, etc.?

16. What are the names and salaries, male or female, designated, of the respective officers in the United States of America, their position and rank?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   IMMIGRATION OFFICE-DETROIT
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Mr. FORICE:

1. Yes.

2. 10 Jefferson avenue, east, Detroit.

3. Mr. F. W. Kerr.

4. $3,120 plus $500 living allowance.

5. Four.

6. Mr. F. W. Kerr, Miss H. Grieve, Mr. J. C. Mitchell, Jr., Miss R. Preston.

15.

7. Mr. Kerr, salary $3,120 plus $500 living allowance; Miss Grieve, salary $1,860; J. C. Mitchell, salary $1,380; Miss R. Preston, salary $1,080.

8. John I. Turnbull, $250 per month.

9. For the fiscal year 1927-28, $16,057.22.

10. Monthly returns showing: (a) number of inquiries received; (b) number of replies from inquirers; (c) number of inquirers interviewed outside of office; (d) number of inquirers interviewed at office; (e) number of good prospects established; (f) number of settlers sent to Canada; (g) number of carloads of settlers' effects sent to Canada; (h) amount of cash and value of effects of settlers; (i) travelling expenses incurred.

11. 17.

12. 41.

13. Boston, Chicago, Columbus, Detroit, Fargo, Great Falls, Harrisburg, Indianapolis, Kansas City, Manchester, Omaha, Saginaw, San Francisco, St. Paul, Spokane, Syracuse and Woonsocket.

14. For the fiscal year 1927-28, $216,907.45.

Boston

Columbus....

Chicago

Detroit

Fargo

Great Falls... Harrisburg . Indianapolis.. Kansas City.. Manchester...

Omaha

Saginaw

St. Paul....

Spokane

Syracuse

San Francisco Woonsocket... *'Portland___

Salaries

cts.

Rents

cts.

General

Expenses

$ cts.

Exhibitions

cts.

Total

cts.

4.340 00

4.340 00 5,240 00 7,901 71 7,624 94 4,394 48 4,850 00 5,000 00 7,765 00 3,235 08 7,079 03 1,800 00 8,575 00 4,950 65 3,710 00

5.779 92

2.780 00 1,853 28

91,219 09

2.199 96 840 00

2,160 00

3.000 00

1.500 00

1.200 00

1,380 00

3.000 00

3.000 00

1,200 00

3.000 00 240 00

3.000 00 1,800 00

1.500 00 5,400 00

600 00 364 00

35,383 96

1,162 00 2,564 27 4,251 77 3,698 35 5,822 59 2,038 26 1,730 85 3,515 97 10,209 85 1,033 85 8,542 07 103 04 8,309 56 2,652 92 3,022 61 2,621 22 2,279 30 364 56

*63,923 04

1,902 35 1,254 39 2,232 62 1,457 16 3,674 60 191 87 1,504 49 2,986 12 2,564 81

5,472 93

2,094 56 1,045 46

26,381 36

9,604 31 8,998 66 13,884 39 16,057 22 18,622 13 7,824 61 9,465 34 14,502 09 23,539 66 5,468 93 24,094 03 2,143 04 21,979 12 10,449 03 8,232 61 13,801 14 5,659 30 2,581 84

216,907 45

'Exhibition expenses for eight months, to November 30th, 1927, the exhibition branch having been transferred to the Department of Trade and Commerce on December 1st last.

"The Portland office was closed in November, 1927.

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Questions

16.

Office Name Classification Salary' Male or FemaleBoston $2,520 L.A. $500.. M.1,380 F.Emigration Agent, Gr. 2 $2,520 L.A. $500. M.1,380 F.Emigration Agent, Gi. 2 $3,120 L.A. $500.. M.M. Hill 1,680 F.F. W. Kerr Emigration Agent, Gr. 3 $3,120 L.A. $500. M.Clerk, Gr. 4 1,860 F.1,380 M.1,080 F.W. E. Black Emigration Agent, Gr. 3 $2,880 L. A.$500.. M.1,080 F.1,080 F.1,080 F.Emigration Agent, Gr. 2 $2,520 L.A. $500.. M.1,380 F.Emigration Agent, Gr. 3 $3,120 L.A. $500.. M.1,260 F.Emigration Agent, Gr. 3 $3,120 L.A. $500.. M.1,200 Kansas City $3,120 L.A. $500.. M.1,920 L.A. $500.. M.1,080 1,080 F.Manchester Emigration Agent, Gr. 2 $2,400 L.A. $500.. M.1,200 M.Omaha . A. E. Pilkie Emigration Agent, Gr. 3 $3,120 L.A. $500.. M.1,920 L.A. $500.. M.960 M.Emigration Agent, Gr. 1 $1,800 M.Emigration Agent, Gr. 3 $3,120 L.A. $500.. M.W. D. Breckon Emigration Agent, Gr. 1 1,920 L.A. $500.. M.1,560 F.1,200 F.Spokane $1,920 L.A. $500.. M.1,080 F.H Wade 960 F.Syracuse $2,040 L.A. $500.. M.1,380 M.General Immigration Agent.. $3,500 L.A. $900.. M..T McCnll 1,380 F.Woonsocket L. A. Delorme Emigration Agent, Gr. 2 $2,400 L.A. $500.. M.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   IMMIGRATION OFFICE-DETROIT
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DETROIT AND WINDSOR FERRY COMPANY

CON

Mr. GOTT:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Does the Detroit and Windsor Ferry Company operate through franchise or charter from the government of Canada?

2. If so, when was same issued?

3. Under what department of state is it controlled?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   DETROIT AND WINDSOR FERRY COMPANY
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LIB

Mr. ELLIOTT: (Minister of Public Works)

Liberal

1. Company operates under license granted by the government.

2. 1928.

3. Department of Public Works.

[Mr. Forked

Questions

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   DETROIT AND WINDSOR FERRY COMPANY
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NOTRE DAME DES BOIS-EXCISE OFFICER

CON

Mr. CAHAN:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Was the customs and excise enforcement officer at the port of Notre-Dame des Bois, Compton county, Quebec, who was the predecessor of the present incumbent of that office, dismissed from his said office?

2. If so, when, why, and upon whose complaint?

3. Did the officer, who was so dismissed, request that an official enquiry be held?

4. If so, was such request for an enquiry granted?

5. If not, why was such request refused?

9. How many years had the officer, who was so dismissed, been in the employ of the government?

7. How much money had he contributed to the superannuation fund during the period of his employment?

8. Has the amount so contributed by him to said fund been returned to him?

9. If not, why not?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   NOTRE DAME DES BOIS-EXCISE OFFICER
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LIB

Mr. EULER: (Minister of National Revenue)

Liberal

1. Yes.

2. December 6, 1926-Upon charge of political partisanship made by a member of parliament.

3. 4 and 5. No, but on his behalf representations were made by the Service Bureau of the Canadian Legion of the B.EH.L. who were informed that Mr. Dumoulin would be given an oportunity bo be heard. No further advice received, and it was understood that Mr. Dumoulin had left the district.

6. Seven years, seven months.

7. Five per cent of salary from date of permanent appointment April 1 1921

8. No.

9. Under consideration.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   NOTRE DAME DES BOIS-EXCISE OFFICER
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PACIFIC GREAT EASTERN RAILWAY

IND

Alan Webster Neill

Independent

Mr. NEILL:

Having regard to the reference in the Speech from the Throne to provincial railway problems of the several provinces as outlined at the Dominion Provincial conference, are any negotiations being carried on between the government of Canada or the Canadian National Railways and the government of the province of British Columbia for the sale of the Pacific

Great Eastern railway to the Canadian National Railways?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   PACIFIC GREAT EASTERN RAILWAY
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LIB

Charles Avery Dunning (Minister of Railways and Canals)

Liberal

Mr. DUNNING:

Negotiations with the British Columbia government are now proceeding.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   PACIFIC GREAT EASTERN RAILWAY
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CHIEF JUSTICE OF CANADA-SALARY, ETC.

CON

Mr. EDWARDS:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. What is the salary of the chief justice of

Canada ?

2. Does the chief justice receive extra remuneration for officiating in the absence of His Excellency the Governor General? If so, how much?

3. Does the chief justice receive any allowance when attending meetings of the judicial committee of the Imperial Privy Council, and, if so, how much?

4. How much was paid to the chief justice of Canada in each of the last five years by way of salary, expenses and other allowances?

5. What judges retired from the bench are receiving pensions, what salary was being paid to each when retired, how long had each served, and what amount of pension does each receive?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   CHIEF JUSTICE OF CANADA-SALARY, ETC.
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LIB

Mr. LAPOINTE: (Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada)

Liberal

1. $15000.

2. This is forbidden under section 38 of the Judges' Act.

3. Under the Judges' Act, section 22, any judge who is a member of His Majesty's Privy Council may be paid a sum mot exceeding $3,000 for expenses of travelling and living while in attendance at a sitting.

4- Salary Expenses

In 1923-24 Hon. Sir

Louis Davies $15,000 00

In 1924-25 Hon. Sir

Louis Davies

In 1924-25 Hon. F. A.

Anglin

In 1925-26 Hon. F. A.

Anglin

In 1926-27 Hon. F. A.

Anglin

In 1927-28 Hon. F. A.

Anglin

1,290 32

8,125 00

15.000 00

15.000 00 $2,000

15.000 00

5.

- Salary Years served PensionSupreme Court of Canada- Sir C. Fitzpatrick $ $ cts.A. Malouin Quebec Courts- J. S. Archibald H. G. Carroll Sir C. P. Davidson 8,000 C. J. Doherty T. Fortin C. LeBeuf J. D. Purcell J. E. Robidoux L. Tellier A. Tessier A. A. Bruneau 9,000 20 6,000 00

Trade Treaties

5.-Concluded

- Salary Years served PensionOntario Courts- $ 5,000 27 S cts. 5,000 00C. \\ r^nlt.pr 5,000 17 5,000 003,000 12 2,000 003,000 34 3,000 005,000 9 5,000 005,000 33 5,000 005,000 21 5,000 005,000 16 5,000 005,000 18 5,000 005,000 30 5,000 00H A. Ward 5,000 10 5,000 00Nova Scotia Courts- 5,000 24 3,333 336,000 25 6,000 009,000 20 7,000 00New Brunswick Courts- 3,500 20 3,500 004,000 6 2,666 66W. W. Wells 3,000 18 2,000 00Manitoba Courts- 5,000 33 5,000 005,000 39 5,000 003,000 34 3,000 00Alberta Courts- M S McCarthy 9,000 11 6,000 005,000 18 5,000 00British Columbia Courts- 3,000 20 2,000 003,000 20 2,000 00Yukon- 5,000 12 5,000 00

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   CHIEF JUSTICE OF CANADA-SALARY, ETC.
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UNOPPOSED MOTION FOR PAPERS

CON

Thomas Langton Church

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. CHURCH:

For a copy of all papers, letters, correspondence, orders in council and all other documents between the Civil Service Commission and the honourable, the postmaster general, or the government or any department thereof regarding the classification of postal employees and postmen.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   UNOPPOSED MOTION FOR PAPERS
Sub-subtopic:   CLASSIFICATION OF POSTAL EMPLOYEES AND POSTMEN
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TRADE TREATIES WITH GERMANY AND CUBA

May 23, 1928