May 13, 1931

WATERHEN LAKE DRAINAGE

LIB

Mr. MOTHERWELL:

Liberal

1. When was the contract let for draining Waterhen lake in northern Saskatchewan?

2. Who w as the contractor and what was the

cost ?

3. What was the acreage reclaimed?

Topic:   WATERHEN LAKE DRAINAGE
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LIB

Mr. MURPHY:

Liberal

1. October 26, 1920.

2. (a) Lount Engineering Company; (b) $186,911.21.

3. 13,880 acres were dewatered.

Topic:   WATERHEN LAKE DRAINAGE
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LITTLE CASCAPEDIA, QTJE., POSTMASTERSHIP

LIB

Mr. MARCIL:

Liberal

1. Hns an investigation been held in the Little Cascapedia post office, county of Bona-venture?

2. If so, by whom, and with what result?

Motions for Papers

Topic:   LITTLE CASCAPEDIA, QTJE., POSTMASTERSHIP
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CON

Mr. SAUVE: (Postmaster General)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Yes.

2. By commissioner Gerard Simard who found the postmaster guilty of active political partisanship.

Topic:   LITTLE CASCAPEDIA, QTJE., POSTMASTERSHIP
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BONAV'ENTURE, QUE., POSTMASTERSHIP

LIB

Mr. MARCIL:

Liberal

1. Has the postmaster of Bonaventure, Quebec, been dismissed, and if so, for what reason?

2. If an investigation was held, by whom was it held and what was the result?

3. Has an appointment been made? If so. who recommended the new postmaster?

Topic:   BONAV'ENTURE, QUE., POSTMASTERSHIP
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CON

Mr. SAUVE: (Postmaster General)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. The postmaster's dismissal on account of active political partisanship has been authorized by council but not effected yet.

2. An investigation was held by commissioner Gerard Simard who found the complaints founded.

3. No.

Topic:   BONAV'ENTURE, QUE., POSTMASTERSHIP
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MATAPEDIA INTERPROVINCIAL BRIDGE

LIB

Mr. MARCIL:

Liberal

1. How much was expended on the Matapedia interprovincial bridge during the fiscal year 1930-1931, for materials and wages, respectively?

2. What was the amount paid the foremen of this work, who were they and what amount was received by each?

Topic:   MATAPEDIA INTERPROVINCIAL BRIDGE
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CON

Mr. STEWART (Leeds): (Minister of Public Works)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Materials, S6,194.57; wages, $6,420.25.

2. John A. Adams, $290; Alexander Pratt,

Topic:   MATAPEDIA INTERPROVINCIAL BRIDGE
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$200. NATIONAL DEBT

LIB

Mr. MACKENZIE (Vancouver Centre):

Liberal

1. What was the national debt of Canada as at Decemer 31, 1930?

2. How much of this sum is owing to Canadian organizations, corporations or individuals?

3. How much is owing to other portions of the British Empire?

4. How much is owing to foreign countries?

Topic:   $200. NATIONAL DEBT
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CON

Mr. BENNETT: (Prime Minister; Minister of Finance and Receiver General; President of the Privy Council; Secretary of State for External Affairs)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Funded debt of Canada, $2,354,705,224.46.

2, 3 and 4. Funded debt is payable as follows: in Canada, $1,777,123,188.07; in London, $311,668,136.39; in New York, $265,913,900.

Topic:   $200. NATIONAL DEBT
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UNOPPOSED MOTIONS FOR PAPERS

COMPENSATION FOR SLAUGHTERED ANIMALS

CON

J.-Eugène Tétreault

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. TETRAULT:

For a copy of all documents, letters and correspondence, in connection -with indemnities to be paid by the federal government for slaughtered animals in the province of Quebec,

under the system of reserved zones, since the establishment of said system; also a return showing the number and the average indemnity of the slaughtered animals by counties, and the average indemnity per head of cattle ranging from the age of one, two, three and over, for registered animals and cross-breeds.

Topic:   UNOPPOSED MOTIONS FOR PAPERS
Subtopic:   COMPENSATION FOR SLAUGHTERED ANIMALS
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CON

Pierre Édouard Blondin (Speaker of the Senate)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. SPEAKER:

Dropped.

Topic:   UNOPPOSED MOTIONS FOR PAPERS
Subtopic:   COMPENSATION FOR SLAUGHTERED ANIMALS
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DEPORTATION OF AUGUST GADERT

May 13, 1931