April 17, 1929

PRO

Mr. EVANS:

Progressive

1. How many government employees are kept at Rideau Hall?

2. What are their respective names, duties and salaries?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   RIDEAU HALL-EMPLOYEES
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LIB

Mr. ELLIOTT: (Minister of Public Works)

Liberal

1. Thirty-eight.

2. Name-Duties-Salaries or wages per month:

R. O. Croll, superintendent, S190 (plus house allowance).

J. E. Fagan, stenographer, $95.

A. E. Challies, head gardener, $140 (plus house allowance).

C. J. Schoenherr, greenhouseman, S120. Hubert S. Awcoek, greenhouseman, $100. Leo. A. Schroeder, greenhouseman, $120. Bertram C. Best, gardener, $90.

T. J. Smith, stationary engineer, grade 2, $125.

Unopposed Motions for Papers

A. W. Hughes, stationary engineer, grade 2, $125.

Jos. Dicaire, fireman (seasonal), 5 months, $105.

S. Banning, fireman labourer, $105.

Philip Carpenti, fireman labourer, $105.

Leo Coyer, fireman labourer, $105.

Nap. St. Germain, fireman labourer, $105. Fred Stevenson, fireman labourer, $105. Zelph. Plouffe, fireman labourer, $105.

Mrs. Alice O'Hara, seamstress, $85.

Wm. L. Moore, upholsterer, $178.28.

Frank W. Rabbe, carpenter, $159.52.

U. Soucy, carpenter, $159.52.

Thos. Kingston, painter and paperhanger $131.36.

J. A. Handy, painter, $121.98.

Ed. McCann, plumber and fitter, S178.28.

E. Richard, labourer, $84.44.

F. Savard, labourer, $84.44.

N. Sarault, labourer, $84.44.

Theo. Dagenais, labourer, $84.44.

Frank Carpenti, labourer, $84.44.

Thos. Doyle, labourer, $84.44.

Jno. Letang, labourer, $84.44.

Jos. Poulin, labourer, $84.44.

Wm. Berthelette, labourer, $84.44.

Harvey Marion, labourer, $84.44.

Hermas Parent, labourer, $84.44.

J. A. Munro, labourer, $84.44.

A. Grenier, electrician, $150.14.

Art. Wyman, teamster, 45 cents per hour. Mrs. A. Whittenberg, charwoman (part time), $2 per day.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   RIDEAU HALL-EMPLOYEES
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QUESTION PASSED AS ORDER FOR RETURN

UFA

Mr. KENNEDY:

United Farmers of Alberta

1. What elevator companies issued the socalled high powered grain tickets in: (a) the crop year of 1927-28; (b) the crop year of

1928-29?

2. What was the amount of grain received into store by each elevator company and for which the so-called high powered grain tickets were issued in: (a) the crop year of 1927-28; (b) the crop year of 1928-29?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   QUESTION PASSED AS ORDER FOR RETURN
Sub-subtopic:   GRAIN TICKETS
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UNOPPOSED MOTIONS FOR PAPERS

CON

Thomas Langton Church

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. CHURCH:

For a copy of all complaints received either by letter, telegram or otherwise, by the government or any member thereof, or by any official in relation to the periodic visits of American armed cruisers or other American craft in Canadian waters on the great lakes, or Canadian harbours, or boundary waterways, seeking enforcement of American revenue or American liquor laws, including any complaints received of said American ships firing on alleged offending vessels in Canadian waters, contrary to the

provisions of existing treaties, and a return showing what steps are being taken to protect Canadian interests and to collect damages for any breaches, if any, of treaty aforesaid.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   UNOPPOSED MOTIONS FOR PAPERS
Sub-subtopic:   ENFORCEMENT OF UNITED STATES REVENUE OR LIQUOR LAWS
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VANCOUVER HARBOUR COMMISSIONERS-LEGAL FEES

CON

William Kemble Esling

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. ESLING:

For a return showing the amount paid out for legal fees by the Vancouver harbour commissioners for the years 1922 to date, and to whom the said legal fees were paid.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   VANCOUVER HARBOUR COMMISSIONERS-LEGAL FEES
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CANADUN NATIONAL RAILWAYS-LUNENBURG COUNTY BRANCH LINE

CON

William Gordon Ernst

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. ERNST:

For a copy of all reports, surveys and other documents made or prepared by officials or engineers of the Halifax and South-Western Railway and/or the Canadian National Railways, or any person or persons acting on their behalf, relating to the construction, cost of construction, or anticipated revenues of a branch railway line from Riverport to Lunenburg and/or Riverport to Bridgewater, in the county of Lunenburg.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   CANADUN NATIONAL RAILWAYS-LUNENBURG COUNTY BRANCH LINE
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INSPECTION OF STOCK CARS

CON

John Anderson Fraser

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. FRASER:

For a copy of all correspondence, letters, telegrams, memoranda or any other documents relating to the refusal of the Department of Agriculture (Health of Animals branch) to pay J. Pendrelt Smith, of Kamloops, British Columbia, for the inspection of 146 stock cars during the five months from August 1, 1926, to December 31, 1926.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   INSPECTION OF STOCK CARS
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INCOME TAX REFUNDS

UFA

Edward Joseph Garland

United Farmers of Alberta

Mr. E. J. GARLAND (Bow River) moved:

For a return showing:

1. The names of persons to whom refunds of not less than $500, under the Income Tax Act, have been made in the past five years, and the amount of such refund in each case.

2. The names of all persons or corporations in arrears or default of income tax, during each of the past five years, and the amount involved in each case.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   INCOME TAX REFUNDS
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LIB

William Daum Euler (Minister of National Revenue)

Liberal

Hon. W. D. EULER (Minister of National Revenue):

There is no disposition on my part to keep any information from the hon. member, but it is contrary to the principle laid down in section 81 of the Income Tax Act to disclose information respecting the private business of any person or concern. I hope, under the circumstances, the hon. gentleman will allow the motion to drop.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   INCOME TAX REFUNDS
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UFA

Edward Joseph Garland

United Farmers of Alberta

Mr. GARLAND (Bow River):

I do not feel inclined to let the motion drop without a statement in regard to it. I am satisfied the time has come in this country as it has come in the United States-

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   INCOME TAX REFUNDS
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LIB

Hewitt Bostock (Speaker of the Senate)

Liberal

Mr. SPEAKER:

The motion is not debatable. We will say: Stand.

Motions for Papers

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   INCOME TAX REFUNDS
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UFA

Edward Joseph Garland

United Farmers of Alberta

Mr. GARLAND (Bow River):

Possibly the minister could permit the amending of the motion so as to enable him to give the house the total amount of the refunds made in each of the past five years.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   INCOME TAX REFUNDS
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LIB

William Daum Euler (Minister of National Revenue)

Liberal

Mr. EULER:

I will look into the matter. Motion stands.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   INCOME TAX REFUNDS
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BIENFAIT LIGNITE PLANT

April 17, 1929