March 10, 1930

BUSINESS OF THE HOUSE

SELECT STANDING COMMITTEE-CHANGES IN MEMBERSHIP


Hon. CHARLES A. STEWART (for the Prime Minister) moved: That the name of Mr. Bertrand be substituted for that of Mr. Brown on the select standing committee on banking and commerce. That the name of Mr. Brown be substituted for that of Mr. Gardiner on the select standing committee on agriculture and colonization. That the names of Messrs. Bradette and Smith (Stormont) be substituted for those of Messrs. Morin and Telford on the select standing committee on railways, canals and telegraph lines. That the name of Mr. Telford be substituted for that of Mr. Bradette on the select standing committee on printing. That the name of Miss Macphail he substituted for that of Mr. Kellner on the select standing committee on the parliamentary restaurant. Motion agreed to.


QUESTIONS


(Questions answered orally are indicated by an asterisk.)


INCOME TAX

UFA

Mr. LUCHKOVICH:

United Farmers of Alberta

1. How much money was collected in the form of income tax during the years 1926, 1927, 1928, 1929?

2. How many persons in Canada earned incomes over $1,500 during the above years?

3. How many persons paid income tax during above years ?

Questions

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Subtopic:   INCOME TAX
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LIB

Mr. MALCOLM (for Minister of National Revenue): (Minister of Trade and Commerce)

Liberal

1.

Fiscal Years Amount

1925-26 . .$ 55,571,961 57

1926-27 .. 47.386,309 22

1927-28 .. 56,571,047 39

1928-29 .. 59,422,323 25

2. No information.

3.

No, of

Fiscal Years Persons

1925-26 215,277

1926-27

1927-28

1928-29 137,191

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Subtopic:   INCOME TAX
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IMPORTATION OF MOTOR VEHICLES

CON

Mr. ARTHURS:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. How many new auto trucks were imported during the calendar year 1929?

2. How many new passenger automobiles were imported during the calendar year 1929?

3. What was the total value of such imports and the amount of duty collected in each case?

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Subtopic:   IMPORTATION OF MOTOR VEHICLES
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LIB

Mr. MALCOLM (for Minister of National Revenue): (Minister of Trade and Commerce)

Liberal

1. 5,278. New and second-hand.

2. 39,446. New and second-hand.

3.

Value Import duty Auto trucks.. .. ..$6,817,176 $1,346,729 41

Passenger automobiles 32,605,958 7,579,574 86

The above figures are for total imports as there is no separate compilation made of new and used trucks or automobiles.

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Subtopic:   IMPORTATION OF MOTOR VEHICLES
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YUKON AND NORTHWEST TERRITORIES

CON

Mr. BLACK (Yukon):

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. What is the area of Yukon territory?

2. What is the area of Northwest Territories?

3. What is the population of Northwest Territories, showing, (a) whites, (b) Indians, (c) Eskimos, (d) others?

4; Are adult Eskimos, being British subjects, residents of Canada for the period required by Dominion Elections Act, qualified to vote at elections of a member of the House of Commons?

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Subtopic:   YUKON AND NORTHWEST TERRITORIES
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LIB

Mr. STEWART (Edmonton): (Minister of Immigration and Colonization; Superintendent-General of Indian Affairs; Minister of Mines; Minister of the Interior)

Liberal

1. 207,076 square miles.

2. 1,309,682 square miles.

3. The last census taken in 1921 gives the population of the Northwest Territories as follows: (a) whites, 820; (b) Indians, 3,873; (c) Eskimos, 3,242; (d) others, 53; total, 7,988.

4. Yes, Eskimos who are British subjects by birth or naturalization.

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Subtopic:   YUKON AND NORTHWEST TERRITORIES
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L. A. GIROUX

CON

Mr. BLACK (Yukon):

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Did L. A. Giroux, Liberal member of the legislature of Alberta, make a trip to Yukon in 1929 at the expense of the Dominion government?

2. If so, in what capacity was he sent by the government to Yukon?

3. What department of government so employed him ?

4. What was the cost of his trip, how much as remuneration, how much as travelling expenses, including cost of airplanes?

5. For what purpose was he sent to Yukon?

6. Did said Giroux make any report to a minister, deputy minister, official or department of government, pursuant to his said trip to Yukon? If so, to whom?

7. Did said Giroux, while in Yukon, confer with anybody about Yukon electoral district?

8. Was any proposition in this connection submitted to the government or to any member of the government? If so, what action has been taken thereon?

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Subtopic:   L. A. GIROUX
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LIB

Mr. STEWART (Edmonton): (Minister of Immigration and Colonization; Superintendent-General of Indian Affairs; Minister of Mines; Minister of the Interior)

Liberal

1. Yes.

2. Accompanied) director of Northwest Territories and Yukon branch as legal officer in connection with proposed revision of Northwest Territories ordinances, game regulation, and other matters relating to administration in the north.

3. Interior.

4. (a) $3,791; (b) $3,150; (c) $641.

5. Answered by 2.

6. Yes: to Minister of the Interior.

7. No information.

8. No.

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Subtopic:   L. A. GIROUX
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ST. JOHN HARBOUR COMMISSION

CON

Mr. MacLAREN:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Have certain lots of land in West Saint John, New Brunswick, been decently acquired for the Saint John harbour commission for harbour improvements?

2. If so, what sums of money were paid for these lots'?

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Subtopic:   ST. JOHN HARBOUR COMMISSION
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LIB

Mr. CARDIN: (Minister of Marine and Fisheries)

Liberal

1. Yes.

2. Total

amount

City Lot Number land and

buildings

Loti-Block X

$11,800 00Lot 1-Block Y

148 37Lots 2, 3 & 4-Block Y

958 97North Lot-Block C

11,500 00Centre Lot-Block C

1,001 88South Lot-Block C

1,000 00North i Lot 27

2,504 02iSou'th | Lot 27

4,514 87Lot 29

4,489 67Part Lot 30

675 00Part 1 & 2-Block A

2,503 35Part 1 & 2-Block A

4,630 95Part 1 & 2-Block A

7,840 45Part 1 & 2-Block A

6,100 00Part 2-3-4-Block A

3,611 15Part 3-4-5-Block A

5,000 00

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Total

amount

City Lot Number land and

buildings

Part 4 & 5-Block A

4,110 58Part 5-Block A

3,700 00Lot 6-Blode A

3,320 25Lots 11-12-13-14 & 15-Block A. . .. 42,750 00Lots 9-10-18-19 & 20-Block D.. .. 45,000 00Lots. 1-2-3-Block D

25,000 00Lots 11-12-13-Block D

2,100 00Part Lot 891

14,000 00Part Lot 891

4,179 12890

8,068 00Lot 888

5,530 00Lot 887

4.372 15Lot 892

14.000 00Lots 893 & 894

5,031 25Lot 910

9,043 00Lots 909 & 911 to 914 inclusive.. .. 69,587 50Lot 916

5,825 00Lot 930

9,614 15

13,614 15

Lot 931 40,000 00

Lot 932 25,000 00

Lot 933 16.556 37

Lot 950

18,000 00Lot 951

51,250 00Lot 952

8,226 50Lot 953

30,000 00Lot 955

5,250 00Lot 956

3,804 00Lot 942

16,835 00Let 970

20,500 00Lot 971

18,500 00Lots 972 to 977 inclusive

41.834 00Lot 966

7,906 25Lots 978 & 979

1,000 00Lots 980 & 981

558 24

Lots 987-988-989-994-695-996 part of

990-901-992-993-986-997

55,000 00Lot 962

3,767 50Lots 1024 to 1039 inclusive

5,000 00

Part of Lots 990-991-992-993-986997 and Lots 982-983-984-985-998

to 1021 inclusive

28,000 00South i Lot 2-Block X

2,802 30Lot 3 & part Lot 2-Block X.. .. 13,500 00Lot 4-Block X

10,000 00Part Lot 27

475 00East i Lot 28

3,000 00Part Lot 28

3,024 00Part Lot 30

5,500 00East half Lot 33

4,600 00East half Lot 31

1,600 00Lot 32

600 00Part Lot 31

700 00West i Lot 31

575 00Lot 34

4,804 95Part Lot 33

6,418 00Part Lot 33

10,857 82Lot 35

3,006 65Lot 37

4,231 56Part Lot 38

3,750 00Part Lot 38

8,466 07Lot 39

4,000 00Lot 40; Part Lot 41

10,000 00Part Lot 41

1,000 00Part Lot 16

2,900 00Part Lot 22

Lots 3-4-13-14 & Part Lots 5 & 15-

Block G

25,000 00Lot 889

7,500 00Lot 896

3,200 00Lot 918

7,843 75Lot 927

5,336 60Lot 926

2,518 71

Total

amount

City Lot Number land and

buildings

Lot 960

1,429 78Lot 969

40,000 00Lot 968

11,000 00Lot 967

35,000 00Lots 964 & 965

15,000 00Lot 963

1,000 00Lot 925

5,920 00Lot 927

5,250 00Lot 936

7,500 00Lot 938

4,750 00Lot 939

4,000 00Lot 944

4,500 00Lot 945

4,500 00Lot 947

3,505 00Lot 957

10,000 00Lot 959

9,000 00Lot 1064

2,800 00Lot 4-Block X

10,000 00

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Subtopic:   ST. JOHN HARBOUR COMMISSION
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March 10, 1930