June 15, 1931

CENSUS ENUMERATORS-PRESCOTT

LIB

Mr. BERTRAND:

Liberal

1. Who appointed the enumerators for the county of Prescott?

2. On whose recommendation were they appointed?

3. How many were out of work at the time of their appointment?

4. How many of them are married and in

need of work?

5. What are the names of each one?

6. How- many of them are single, and have families to support?

7. What are the names of each one of these. Mr. STEVENS:

1. and 2. The Hon. Minister of Trade and Commerce, upon written examination of applicants.

3. Seventeen.

4. Seven are married and in need of work.

5 W. G. Waite, Leonard Presley, A. Shields,

E. Patenaud, R. Sherman, D. A. Fraser, J. E. Martin.

6. Eight.

7. Lewis Mooney, Cecil Butler, Wm. Villeneuve, Ernest Allen, Gerald McAuley, Edwin McDonnell, Wesley Waite, Frank Buchan.

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Subtopic:   CENSUS ENUMERATORS-PRESCOTT
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B. C. G. MCKENZIE

LIB

Mr. MARCIL:

Liberal

1. Has Mr. B. C. G. McKenzie, of New Richmond, Quebec, been refused employment as census enumerator?

2. If so, what w-as the reason?

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Subtopic:   B. C. G. MCKENZIE
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CON

Henry Herbert Stevens (Minister of Trade and Commerce)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. STEVENS:

1 and 2. Mr. McKenzie applied for employment as census enumerator but later voluntarily withdrew his application.

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Subtopic:   B. C. G. MCKENZIE
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SUNNY BRAE BRANCH LINE

LIB

Mr. DUFF:

Liberal

1. Does section 1 of chapter 34, acts of 1929, provide for the construction or completion of a Canadian National railway line, from Sunny Brae to Guysborougli, in the province of Nova Scotia, prior to the 31st day of August, 1932?

2. If so, has the government or the Canadian National Railways arranged or will they arrange for the construction or completion of said railway by said above mentioned date?

3. Has the Minister of Railways, as provided for in section 9 of said chapter 34, presented to parliament during the first ten days of the session, a statement showing in detail the nature and extent of the work done under the authority of said act during the previous

Questions

calendar year, and the expenditure thereon, and the estimated expenditure for the current calendar year?

4. If not will a statement covering the requirements of section 9 of chapter 34, acts of 1629, be laid on the table of the house at an early date?

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Subtopic:   SUNNY BRAE BRANCH LINE
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CON

Mr. MANION: (Minister of Railways and Canals)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Yes.

2. The management of Canadian National Railways expect to complete construction by date mentioned.

3. Yes; tabled in House of Commons March 20, 1931.

4. Answered by No. 3.

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Subtopic:   SUNNY BRAE BRANCH LINE
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INCOME TAX

LIB

Mr. MOTHERWELL:

Liberal

1. What amount of income tax was payable on a taxable income of one million dollars per annum under the budget provisions of 19301931?

2. What amount of income tax will be payable on a taxable income of one million dollars per annum under the budget provisions as announced in the budget speech on June 1st?

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Subtopic:   INCOME TAX
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CON

Edmond Baird Ryckman (Minister of National Revenue)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. RYCKMAN:

As there is not and has not been for years in Canada an individual taxpayer with a taxable income of SI,000,000 per annum it is assumed that the questions refer to incomes of corporations.

1. $79,840.

2. $99,800.

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Subtopic:   INCOME TAX
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RURAL MAIL CARRIERS

CON

Mr. TETREAULT:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. How many carriers for the distribution of rural mail were there in Canada: (a) in 1921; (b) in 1926; (c) in 1928; (d) in the first seven months of 1930?

2. How many on June 1, 1931?

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Subtopic:   RURAL MAIL CARRIERS
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CON

Mr. SAUVE: (Postmaster General)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. (a) 3,762; (b) 3,799; (c) 3,972; (d) 4,159.

2. 4,256.

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Subtopic:   RURAL MAIL CARRIERS
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POST OFFICES IN CANADA

CON

Mr. LAURIN:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. How many post offices are there in Canada?

2. How many were there: (a) in 1922; (b) in 1926; (c) in 1930?

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Subtopic:   POST OFFICES IN CANADA
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CON

Mr. SAUVE: (Postmaster General)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. 12.427.

2. (a) 12,247; (b) 12,439; (c) 12,409.

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Subtopic:   POST OFFICES IN CANADA
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MARINE SERVICES-GODBOUT

LIB

Mr. CASGRAIN:

Liberal

1. Were instructions given to the lighthouse superintendent of Quebec for discontinuing the lighthouse and foghorn services at Godbout, on the north shore of the St. Lawrence river?

2. If so, why?

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Subtopic:   MARINE SERVICES-GODBOUT
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CON

Mr. DURANLEAU: (Minister of Marine)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Yes.

2. The range lights and hand foghorn are no longer required to assist navigation.

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Subtopic:   MARINE SERVICES-GODBOUT
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June 15, 1931