June 13, 1929

QUESTIONS


(Questions answered orally are indicated by an asterisk.)


SALARIES OF DEPUTY MINISTERS

UFA

Edward Joseph Garland

United Farmers of Alberta

Mr. GARLAND (Bow River):

What are the names and salaries of officials of the civil service who enjoy the rank of deputy minister and who may not be actually in charge of a department, exclusive of those reported in unrevised Hansard, April 17, 1929, page 1720?

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Louis Édouard Fernand Rinfret (Secretary of State of Canada)

Liberal

Mr. RINFRET:

Public Archives:

A. G. Doughty, deputy minister, $9,000. Auditor General:

The auditor general, Georges Gonthier, $15,000 per annum.

Office

Jules Castonguay, chief electoral officer, salary $6,000 a year.

Civil Service Commission:

Honourable William James Roche, M.D., LL.D., P.C., chairman, $7,000; Joseph Emile Tremblay, commissioner, $6,000; Newton McFaul MacTavish, M.A., D. Litt., commissioner, $6,000.

Library of Parliament:

There are two joint-librarians, each having the rank of deputy minister; i.e. Hon. Martin Burrell, parliamentary librarian, and M. J. de L. Tache, general librarian. Each receives a salary of $6,000 per annum.

Department of Justice:

E. R. Cameron, K.C., registrar of Supreme Court of Canada, salary $6,000 per annum.

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CANADIAN EXPEDITIONARY FORCE-OFFICERS PENSIONS

CON

John Hubbs

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. HUBBS:

How many officers of the Canadian Expeditionary Force had their pensions reduced under section (14) subsection (1) of the Pensions Act, in each of the years 1921-2-3-4-5-6-7?

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John Warwick King

Mr. KING (Kootenay):

The information asked for is not available as statistics relating to individual sections of the Pension Act are not kept. To give a correct reply would involve an examination of the file of each disability pensioner since 1920.

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IMMIGRATION-R. A. BURRISS

CON

Mr. COWAN:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Does the Dominion of Canada own the site of the immigration hall at Port Arthur, Ontario, and the building thereon, and, if so, what did the site and building cost?

2. When was R. A. Burriss appointed immigration officer at Port Arthur; what were the terms of his employment, and is any record available of the number of settlers located by him?

3. When did R. A. Burriss cease to be immigration officer, and why?

4. Why has no successor been appointed to fill the office of immigration officer at Port Arthur ?

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LIB

Mr. RINFRET: (Secretary of State of Canada)

Liberal

1. Title vested in Canadian National Realties Limited.

2. (a) The record of Mir. Burriss's employment at Port Arthur is as follows-February 1, 1899, as agent for the purpose of obtaining settlers from the United States. The terms of his employment were:-February 1, 1898 to March 31, 1899, allowance of $50 per month for expenses plus a commission of $3 for every male settler over 18 years, $2 for every female settler over 18 years, and $1 for all under 18 years. From April 1, 1899, to October 1, 1899, expense grant of $100 per month instead of $50 per month as formerly. August 1, 1900, placed on the salary basis of $50 per month from the Dominion government and $50 per month from the Ontario government. No commission. May 1, 1901, owing to withdrawal of Ontario government grant, appointed as temporary agent at salary of $1,000 per annum and travelling expenses when

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away from headquarters. September 1, 1901, salary increased to $1,200 per annum, (b) The amount paid to Mr. Burriss on account of bonuses for persons settled by him in Canada in, 1899-1900 was $209. 1900-1901 was $113.

The number of settlers actually located is not available.

3. (a) December 31, 1911. Ob) No information.

4. It was not considered necessary to continue an immigration agent at Port Arthur to encourage settlers from the United States; such work is better accomplished by Canadian agents resident in the United States. A full time inspector was appointed at Port Arthur in 1921 and this arrangement is still in effect.

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QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS

CIVIL SERVICE ACT-EXEMPTIONS

UFA

Mr. GARLAND (Bow River):

United Farmers of Alberta

1. In each department, what is ibhe total number of persons Who are filling positions that have been exempted from the operation of the Civil Service Act: (a) as full time employees; (b) as part time employees?

2. What are the names and salaries or wages of clerks or other employees in any department who have been taken on as labourers or in other exempted capacities, but who are being utilized in occupations that are not so exempted?

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GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS SUPERVISION COMMITTEE

UFA

Edward Joseph Garland

United Farmers of Alberta

Mr. GARLAND (Bow River):

For the fiscal year 1927-28 what is the total amount of purchases made by the following departments (exclusive of any purchases made on their behalf by the "Government Contracts Supervision Committee"): (a) Indian Affairs; (ib) Interior; (e) Justice; (d) Marine; (e) Fisheries; (f) National Defence; (g) Mines; (h) Royal Canadian Mounted Police; (i) Post Office; (j) Public Works; (k) Public Printing and Stationery; (1) Railways and Canals; (m) Pensions and National Health?

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IMPORTS OF WEAVING YARNS


On the orders of the day:


CON

D'Arcy Britton Plunkett

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. D. B. PLUNKETT (Victoria):

I wish to direct the attention of the Minister of Finance to a telegram I received this morning from the city of Victoria. This telegram reads:

Recent removal of 12J per cent duty on imported worsted weaving yarns is jeopardizing ultimate success of plant recently established here. City vitally interested in undertaking owing to having guaranteed bond issue. Understand matter has been discussed in house. Can you advise me what prospects are to get duty reimposed this session.

Mayor H. Anseomibe.

I would ask the minister to give me some assurance which will enable me to send back a satisfactory reply to this city. I explained during the budget debate how the city of Victoria-

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Some hon. MEMBERS:

Order.

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June 13, 1929