May 28, 1931

REPORT OF COMMITTEE


Fifth report of the select standing committee on railways, canals and telegraph lines- Mr. Harris.


AGRICULTURE AND COLONIZATION


Mr. M. C. SENN (Halddmand) presented the first report of the select standing committee on agriculture and colonization. Mr. SENN moved that the report be concurred in. Motion agreed to.


AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS

COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE EMPOWERED TO CONDUCT INQUIRY INTO METHODS OF HANDLING AND MARKETING

CON

Robert Weir (Minister of Agriculture)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Hon. ROBERT WEIR (Minister of Agriculture) moved:

Whereas the marketing of Canadian farm products of all descriptions is a matter of very major importance.

Therefore, be it ordered by this house that the committee on agriculture and colonization do proceed with an investigation into methods of handling and marketing agricultural products of all kinds and that they be given authority to call such witnesses to this end as may seem to them necessary and report from time to time, and that the committee be granted leave to print 1,000 copies (English) and 300 copies (French) of each proceeding and of the evidence to be taken by it, together with such papers and documents as may be incorporated with such evidence for the use of the committee and for the use of the members of the house and that standing order 64 be suspended in relation thereto.

Topic:   AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS
Subtopic:   COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE EMPOWERED TO CONDUCT INQUIRY INTO METHODS OF HANDLING AND MARKETING
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Motion agreed to. [Mr. Bourassa.l


NATIONAL REVENUE DEPARTMENT

SUPERANNUATION OF MR. J. ARTHUR BERNIER

LIB

Joseph-Arthur Denis

Liberal

Mr. J. A. DENIS (St. Denis) (Translation):

Alter carefully looking over file No. 205, brought down at the request of the hon. member for l'Assomption-Montcalm (Mr. Seguin), with reference to the superannuation of Mr. J. Arthur Bernier, former district inspector of customs and excise at Montreal, I note that certain documents are missing in connection with the inquiry held by Mr. Lafontaine. I wish to inquire whether the government will complete this return as asked for by the hon. member for 1'Assomption-Montcalm.

Topic:   NATIONAL REVENUE DEPARTMENT
Subtopic:   SUPERANNUATION OF MR. J. ARTHUR BERNIER
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CON

Pierre Édouard Blondin (Speaker of the Senate)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. SPEAKER:

If the hon. member has

a statement to make he should make it.

Topic:   NATIONAL REVENUE DEPARTMENT
Subtopic:   SUPERANNUATION OF MR. J. ARTHUR BERNIER
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LIB

Joseph-Arthur Denis

Liberal

Mr. DENIS:

I am simply asking that the return to order No. 205 be completed.

Topic:   NATIONAL REVENUE DEPARTMENT
Subtopic:   SUPERANNUATION OF MR. J. ARTHUR BERNIER
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LIB

Joseph Philippe Baby Casgrain

Liberal

Mr. CASGRAIN:

The hon. member's

question has reference to the Department of National Revenue.

Topic:   NATIONAL REVENUE DEPARTMENT
Subtopic:   SUPERANNUATION OF MR. J. ARTHUR BERNIER
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CON

Pierre Édouard Blondin (Speaker of the Senate)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. SPEAKER:

Will the Minister of National Revenue (Mr. Ryckman) take notice that the hon. member complains that a file which he asked for is not complete?

Topic:   NATIONAL REVENUE DEPARTMENT
Subtopic:   SUPERANNUATION OF MR. J. ARTHUR BERNIER
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PRISONS AND REFORMATORIES


Hon. HUGH GUTHRIE (Minister of Justice) moved for leave to introduce Bill No. 72 to amend the Prisons and Reformatories Act. He said: Mr. Speaker, the purpose of this bill is to make two slight amendments to the act respecting female prisoners of the Roman Catholic faith in the provinces of Nova Scotia and New Brunswick. Requests for these amendments have come from the governments of these provinces and from the ecclesiastical authorities of the Roman Catholic church. They refer to the treatment of prisoners of the Roman Catholic faith under the ages of sixteen and twenty-one years in oases of minor offences, and provide for confinement in certain homes. Motion agreed to and bill read the first time.


BANKRUPTCY ACT AMENDMENT


Hon. HUGH GUTHRIE (Minister of Justice) moved for leave to introduce Bill No. 73 to amend the Bankruptcy Act. He said: Mr. Speaker, the amendment to the Bankruptcy Act proposed by this bill is to meet a situation which has arisen by reason Questions of provincial enactments in certain provinces, notably in the province of Ontario, in respect to motor car insurance. The object of this bill is to secure the rights of an injured party in reference to personal injuries or in reference to damaged goods in the event of an accident; to prevent the insurance policy falling into insolvency rather than being used to pay the claim of an injured person. This bill is to preserve the right of an injured person to collect insurance money. Motion agreed to and bill read the first time.


PRIVATE BILLS

May 28, 1931