March 6, 1930

PRIVATE BILLS

FIRST READINGS


Bill No. 23, to incorporate Executor Trust Company-Mr. Jacobs. Bill No. 24, respecting a certain patent of George Yates-Mr. Casgrain. Bill No. 25, respecting The Dominion of Canada General Insurance Company and to subdivide the unissued capital stock-Mr. Geary.


LEAGUE OF NATIONS

REPORT OF CANADIAN DELEGATES TO TENTH ASSEMBLY

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Thomas Hay

Right. Hon. W. L. MACKENZIE KING (Prime Minister) :

Mr. Speaker, I desire to

lay on the table the report of the Canadian delegates to the tenth assembly of the League of Nations.

Topic:   LEAGUE OF NATIONS
Subtopic:   REPORT OF CANADIAN DELEGATES TO TENTH ASSEMBLY
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QUESTIONS


(Questions answered orally are indicated by an asterisk.)


COAL AND COKE-DRAWBACK AND SUBSIDIES

CON

Mr. CANTLEY:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. What were the amounts refunded by way of 99 per cent of duty paid on imported coal used by iron and/or steel producers in each of the provinces of Canada during the calendar year 1929?

2. What was the country of origin of the coal on which duty was refunded as above, and v. ha! was the tonnage from each, subdivided as to rail or water importation?

3. What amounts were paid in each province of Canada by way of subsidy to coke oven operators on coal coked by them during the calendar year 1929?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   COAL AND COKE-DRAWBACK AND SUBSIDIES
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LIB

Mr. RINFRET: (Secretary of State of Canada)

Liberal

1. $640,689.15. Records of drawback not kept by provinces.

2. No statistical information available.

3. Nil.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   COAL AND COKE-DRAWBACK AND SUBSIDIES
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RURAL MAIL DELIVERY, CARP, ONT.

CON

Mr. GARLAND (Carleton):

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. How many tenders were received for the contract for rural mail delivery R.R. No. 2, Carp. Ontario?

2. What are the names of those who submitted tenders and the respective amounts of the tenders ?

3. Who was the successful tenderer and what are the names of his bondsmen?

Mr. VENIOT

1. 4.

2. William F. Farley $ 794

Benson Craig 799

Ephraim Scharf 895

James McKenny 1,070

3. William F. Farley.

Sureties: W. H. Falls and George Dolan.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   RURAL MAIL DELIVERY, CARP, ONT.
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OLD AGE PENSIONS

LIB

Mr. BERTRAND:

Liberal

1. What sums of money have been paid by the federal government as pensions to the aged in Canada during the year 1929?

2. What amount has been paid by each province in this respect during the same year?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   OLD AGE PENSIONS
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LIB

Mr. HEENAN: (Minister of Labour)

Liberal

1.

(a) Subventions to provinces...! 1,878,944 43

(b) Northwest Territories.. .. 251 64

Total $ 1,879,196 07

2. Alberta $ 125,110 31British Columbia 930,976 34Manitoba

1,094,229 74Ontario

711,657 94Saskatchewan

895,914 54Total $ 3,757,888 87*

Federal government's subventions to provinces is fifty per cent of the total of $3,757,888.87, or the amount of $1,878,944.43 shown under 1 (a).

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   OLD AGE PENSIONS
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KINDERSLEY, SASK., POST OFFICE

PRO

Mr. CARMICHAEL:

Progressive

1. What is the total business done in the post office at Kindersley, Saskatchewan, in each of the past three years for which returns are available?

2. What is the yearly remuneration paid to the postmaster at Kindersley, Saskatchewan?

3. What yearly rental allowance is paid for the Kindersley, Saskatchewan, office?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   KINDERSLEY, SASK., POST OFFICE
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LIB

Peter John Veniot (Postmaster General)

Liberal

Mr. VENIOT:

1.1926-27 $ 7,530 961927-28 8,090 121928-29 9,116 742.1927-28 $ 3,258 901928-29 3,208 401929-30 3,582 003.1927-28 531 001928-29 563 001929-30 625 00

Export Act*-Mr. Bennett

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   KINDERSLEY, SASK., POST OFFICE
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PICTOU-CHARLOTTETOWN STEAMBOAT SERVICE

March 6, 1930