May 1, 1930

QUESTIONS


(Questions answered orally are indicated by an asterisk.)


IMMIGRATION DURING LAST CALENDAR YEAR

CON

Mr. MANION:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. How many immigrants were admitted into Canada during the calendar year 1929?

2. Prom what countries did they come and the number from each country?

3. How many Mennonites were admitted into Canada in 1929?

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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

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SOLDIER SETTLEMENT BOARD

UFA

Mr. SPENCER:

United Farmers of Alberta

1. How much in the aggregate had been written off by the Soldier Settlement Board since January, 1921?

2. In what years and in what amounts were, these deductions made?

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LIB

Charles A. Stewart (Minister of Immigration and Colonization; Superintendent-General of Indian Affairs; Minister of Mines; Minister of the Interior)

Liberal

Mr. STEWART (Edmonton):

l.To February 28, 1930.. .. 2.1926-1927

1927- 1928

1928- 1929

1929- 1930 (to Feb. 28).. ..

3,456,261 61 $ 9,094,918.16

Estimated amount further land revaluation awards

1,200,000 00

Estimated total legislative reductions

Further losses and anticipated losses:

Completed adjustment cases

Incompleted cases [DOT][DOT]

Losses on current loans

Total estimated reductions and losses

2,500,000 00 $16,500,000 OO

Amount written off by Finance dept, prior to March

31, 1928: live stock reduction

Amount transferred by Finance dept, from active assets to non-active assets

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S 21,921,062 91 $24,000,000 OO


Total



For Department of Indian Affairs: 1. $38,229.48. 2. 1925-26, $15,458.38; 1928-29, $22,771.10.


DEPARTMENT OF MARINE


Right Hon. W. L. MACKENZIE KING (Prime Minister) moved that the house go into committee to-morrow to consider the following proposed resolution: That it is expedient to provide that there shall be a Department of Marine, presided over by a minister of the crown; that the powers and duties of the minister be defined, and provision made for the appointment of a deputy minister and the employment of such other officers, clerks and employees as may be deemed necessary. He said: His Excellency the Governor General, having been made acquainted with the subject matter of this resolution, recommends it to the favourable consideration of the house. Motion agreed to. The Budget-Mr. Dunning


DEPARTMENT OF FISHERIES


Right Hon. \V. L. MACKENZIE KING (Prime Minister) moved that the house go into committee to-morrow to consider the following proposed resolution: That it is expedient to provide that there shall be a Department of Fisheries, presided over by a minister of the crown; that the powers and duties of the minister be defined, and provision made for the appointment of a deputy minister and the employment of such officers, clerks and employees as may be deemed necessary. He said: His Excellency the Governor General, having been made acquainted with the subject matter of this resolution, recommends it to the favourable consideration of the house. Motion agreed to.


SALARIES ACT


Right Hon. W. L. MACKENZIE KING (Prime Minister) moved that the house go into committee to-morrow, to consider the following proposed resolution: That the Salaries Act be amended to provide that the Minister of Marine and the Minister of Fisheries shall each be paid a salary of $10,000 per annum. He said: His Excellency the Governor General, having been made acquainted with the subject matter of this resolution, recommends it to the favourable consideration of the house. Motion agreed to. APPOINTMENT OF MR. GALIPEAULT On the orders of the day:


LIB

Jean-François Pouliot

Liberal

Mr. JEAN FRANCOIS POULIOT (Temis-couata):

Before the orders of the day are

called I wish to renew the strongest protest against the possible appointment of Mr. Gali-peault as a judge.

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THE BUDGET

ANNUAL FINANCIAL STATEMENT OF HON. CHARLES A. DUNNING, MINISTER OF FINANCE

May 1, 1930