June 4, 1931

LIB

Mr. VENIOT:

Liberal

1. _ On whose recommendation was W. F. Craig, preventive officer at Perth, New Brunswick, dismissed?

2. What was the reason assigned for his dismissal ?

Topic:   W. P. CRAIG
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CON

Edmond Baird Ryckman (Minister of National Revenue)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. RYCKMAN:

1 and 2. On a charge in writing of a member of parliament that to his personal knowledge the officer had been guilty of active political partisanship.

Topic:   W. P. CRAIG
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POST OFFICE REVENUE-1931

LIB
CON

Arthur Sauvé (Postmaster General)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. SAUVE:

1 and 2. Revenue figures for the year in question not yet complete.

'[DOT]'CENSUS ENUMERATORS

Topic:   POST OFFICE REVENUE-1931
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LIB

Mr. CHEVRIER:

Liberal

1. Is the government aware that in the city of Ottawa the French Canadian element constitutes 28-31 per cent of its population?

2. Is the government aware that out of the 94 census enumerators just appointed in Ottawa 10 only are French Canadians?

3. If so, is it the intention of the government to order the immediate rectification of this situation?

Topic:   POST OFFICE REVENUE-1931
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CON

Pierre Édouard Blondin (Speaker of the Senate)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. SPEAKER:

In my opinion this question is not in proper form and should be redrafted. It will have to go off the order paper in its present form.

Question dropped.

Topic:   POST OFFICE REVENUE-1931
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REVENUE FROM SALE OF POSTAGE STAMPS

LIB

Mr. VENIOT:

Liberal

1. How much money was received in the fiscal year ending March 31, 1930, for sale of stamps on letters?

2. How many letters originating in Canada were handled in the fiscal year ending March 31, 1930?

Topic:   REVENUE FROM SALE OF POSTAGE STAMPS
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CON

Arthur Sauvé (Postmaster General)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. SAUVE:

1 and 2. Postage stamps once sold may be used for prepayment of postage on any class of mail matter. It follows there is no record of postage stamps affixed to letters as distinct from postage stamps affixed to other classes of mail matter.

Topic:   REVENUE FROM SALE OF POSTAGE STAMPS
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QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS

MONTMORENCY, CHARLEVOIX, SAGUENAY AND NORTH SHORE MAIL CONTRACTS

LIB

Mr. CASGRAIN:

Liberal

1. What are the mail contracts in the counties of Montmorency, Charlevoix, Saguenay, and the North Shore for which the Post Office Department will invite tenders this year?

2. Were complaints made since July 28, 1930, against the previous holders of these mail contracts?

3. If so, what was their nature?

4. By whom were said complaints made?

. 5. When does the Post Office Department intend to invite new- tenders for these various mail contracts ?

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   MONTMORENCY, CHARLEVOIX, SAGUENAY AND NORTH SHORE MAIL CONTRACTS
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DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS-DREDGE EMPLOYEES, QUEBEC

LIB

Mr. CASGRAIN:

Liberal

1. What were the names of the officers and employees in charge of the various dredges operated by the Department of Public Works, in the province of Quebec, on July 28, 1930?

2. Are the same officers and employees still employed this year?

3. If not, why were changes made?

4. If complaints were made to the Department of Public Works against these officers and employees, what "were the nature of said complaints?

5. If new officers and employees are employed on these dredges this year what are their names ?

6. By whom were they recommended?

7. What are their addresses?

8. Did they pass the examinations of the Civil Service Commission?

Business oj the House

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS-DREDGE EMPLOYEES, QUEBEC
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RIVIERE DU LOUP STATION

LIB

Jean-François Pouliot

Liberal

Mr. POULIOT:

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1. When the hon. Solicitor-General left for the Imperial conference?

2. When he returned?

3. While he was at sea or abroad, whether he communicated by mail, wireless, cablegram, or wireless telephone, with anyone regarding the proposed building of a new station at Riviere du Loup?

4. If so, on what dates?

Topic:   RIVIERE DU LOUP STATION
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REPORT ON OYSTER CULTURE


On the orders of the day: Mr. A. E. MaoLEAN (Prince): I should like to ask the Minister of Fisheries whether a report has been submitted to the department by Mr. Needier, who is in charge of the biological station in Prince county in connection with oyster culture, and if that report will be tabled.


CON

Edgar Nelson Rhodes (Minister of Fisheries)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Hon. E. N. RHODES (Minister of Fisheries) :

There is a report in the department from Doctor Needier, and if it has been the practice in the department to table these reports as they come in, that practice will be followed in this instance.

Topic:   REPORT ON OYSTER CULTURE
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June 4, 1931