March 13, 1929

CON

Mr. MacDONALD (Cape Breton South):

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Who is the present postmaster at Old Bridgeport, Cape Breton?

2. When was such appointment made?

3. How many applicants were there for the position?

4. Were any of such applicants returned soldiers?

5. Is the person who was appointed a returned soldier?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   OLD BRIDGEPORT, N.8., POSTMASTERSHIP
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LIB

Mr. VENIOT: (Postmaster General)

Liberal

1. Miss M. Stephenson-acting postmaster. Competition for postmastership under way.

2. No definite appointment made. Miss Stephenson took charge on death of her father who was acting postmaster.

3. Four.

4. Yes-two.

5. Permanent appointment not made yet.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   OLD BRIDGEPORT, N.8., POSTMASTERSHIP
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HAMILTON TAXATION DISTRICT COLLECTIONS

CON

Mr. RENNIE:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. What was the total revenue derived from the collection of federal income tax in the city of Hamilton for the fiscal year 1927-28?

2. What was the total revenue derived from the collection of sales tax in the city of Hamilton for the fiscal year 1927-28?

3. What was the total revenue from the collection of income tax from corporations in the city of Hamilton during the fiscal year 1927-28?

4. What was the total revenue from customs collections in the city of Hamilton during the fiscal year 1927-28?

5. What was the total revenue from excise taxes collected in the city of Hamilton during the fiscal year 1927-28?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   HAMILTON TAXATION DISTRICT COLLECTIONS
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LIB

Mr. EULER: (Minister of National Revenue)

Liberal

1. Statistics are not maintained in such a manner as will yield the revenue collected from any given city in Canada. The Hamilton taxation district comprising the counties of Wentworth, Haldimand, Wellington, Lincoln, Norfolk, Waterloo, Welland, Brant and Halton for the fiscal year ended March 31, 1928, collected $3,944,635.37.

2. $3,490,593.70.

3. In fiscal year ended March 31, 1928, the Hamilton taxation district collected from corporations $2,669,272.46.

4. $4,194,037.31.

5. $3,477,119.62.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   HAMILTON TAXATION DISTRICT COLLECTIONS
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HAMILTON POST OFFICE REVENUE

CON

George Septimus Rennie

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. RENNIE:

What was the total revenue of the post office in Hamilton, Ontario, during the fiscal year 1927-28?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   HAMILTON POST OFFICE REVENUE
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LIB

$570,158.86. QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS SOCIAL LEGISLATION

CON

Thomas Langton Church

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. CHURCH:

In view of the validity of certain acts relating to social legislation being questioned,

Questions as Orders for Returns

such as the Old Age Pension Act: (a) by the Quebec government and their counsel in the Quebec legislature; (b) also the same question being raised in the international and industrial relations committee of this house,-

Will the government, in order to afford a solution of these questions, consider the policy of securing ia definite decision under the statutes in that behalf from the Supreme Court of Canada on a reference of the following questions dealing with social legislation and reported on by the industrial relations committee to the house in sessions 1924-28: (a)

old age pensions and the right of the federal authority to vote funds under section of British North America Act 1867, relating to public debt and property; (b) unemployment; (c) sickness and unemployment insurance; (d) family allowances; (e) radio; (f) hospitals and aid towards relief of disease?

Topic:   $570,158.86. QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS SOCIAL LEGISLATION
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RECOVERY OP UNPAID DUTIES AND TAXES

CON

Mr. MAYBEE:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Having reference to the report of the special committee investigating the Customs department, 1926, and of the report of the royal commission investigating the Customs department, 1926 and 1927, how many actions have been taken or claims made to date: (a) through the courts; (b) through the ordinary channels of the department, against persons or corporations for the recovery of customs duties, excise duties, sales tax or other amounts claimed by the department to be due and unpaid?

2. What is the total amount, if any, which has been recovered during the years 1926, 1927, and 1928?

3. What amount is still being claimed by the department against persons or corporations and remaining unpaid?

Topic:   $570,158.86. QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS SOCIAL LEGISLATION
Subtopic:   RECOVERY OP UNPAID DUTIES AND TAXES
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CIVIL SERVICE-EMPLOYEES OVER SEVENTY YEARS OP AGE

LIB

Mr. PARENT:

Liberal

1. Are there any persons who have passed the age of seventy years and who are still employees of the government?

2. If so, what are their names and what situation does each occupy?

Topic:   $570,158.86. QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS SOCIAL LEGISLATION
Subtopic:   CIVIL SERVICE-EMPLOYEES OVER SEVENTY YEARS OP AGE
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TRANSLATION OP GOVERNMENT PUBLICATIONS

LIB

Mr. PARENT:

Liberal

1. Has the publication of pamphlet entitled "Division of Botany", by H. T. Giissow, been translated into the French language and printed for distribution?

2. If so, when?

3. If not, why?

4. How many publications in pamphlet forms

have been published since 1927 in the English language only, giving: (a) the date of each

publication and the department responsible for same; (b) the authority of parliament authorizing such publication?

Topic:   $570,158.86. QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS SOCIAL LEGISLATION
Subtopic:   TRANSLATION OP GOVERNMENT PUBLICATIONS
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EGG STATISTICS

CON

Mr. LADNER:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. What was the total production of hens' eggs, by the dozen, in Canada, during the calendar years 1927 and 1928?

2. What was the production of hens' eggs, by provinces, during each of the calendar years 1927 and 1928?

3. How many dozen of hens' eggs wereimported into Canada during each of the calendar years 1927 and 1928, and what

quantity from each country?

4. What were the imports of frozen or canned eggs into Canada during each of the calendar years 1927 and 1928, and what

quantity from each country?

5. What were the exports of hens' eggs, by dozens, during each of the calendar years 1927 and 1928, showing: (a) the countries of destination; (b) the province of export?

6. Is it the intention of the government to apply a special seasonable duty or make a special valuation for duty purposes?

7. Is the government aware of any intention or proposal on the part of the United States to raise the duty on hens' eggs entering that country?

8. If so, is it the intention of the government to alter our duties?

Topic:   $570,158.86. QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS SOCIAL LEGISLATION
Subtopic:   EGG STATISTICS
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PERMANENT MILITIA FORCE

March 13, 1929