June 25, 1931

RIVIERE DU LOUP WHARF

LIB

Mr. POULIOT:

Liberal

1. Did the Department of Public Works buy some lumber or materials for the Riviere du Loup wharf between November 1, 1930, and March 31, 1931?

2. If so: (a) on what dates; (b) for what amounts; (c) from whom?

3. Was this lumber or material delivered?

4. If so: (a) where; (b) on what dates?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   RIVIERE DU LOUP WHARF
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CON

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

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Yes.

2. Spikes, etc., (a) November 5, 1930; (b) $559.67; (c) Chinic Hardware Co

Electric supplies, (a) November 10, 1930; (b) $15.31; (c) Paul Hodgson & Co.

Spikes and iron, (a) Not given, 1930; (b) $329.04; (c) Emile Dube, blacksmith.

Nuts and bolts, (a) Not given, 1930; (b) $72.58; (c) Emile Dube, blacksmith.

Question as Order for Return

Steel, (a) November, 8, 1930; fb) $4.93; (c) Fonderie & Machinerie Montsarrat, Ltee.

Nuts, (a) November 30, 1930; (b) $3.20; (c) Fonderie & Machinerie Montsarrat, Ltee.

Timber and planks, (a) November 8-15, 1930; (b) $305.03; (c) Aime Dionne.

Sundry hardware, (a) November 3-December 9, 1930; (b) $104.80; (c) La Ferronerie Riviere du Loup, Enrg.

Gas and oil, (a) November 10-28, 1930; (b) $15.41; (c) Emile Marquis.

Moulding, (a) December 5, 1930; (b) $7.50; (c) J. O. Nadeau.

3. Yes.

4. (a) Riviere du Loup wharf; (b) Answered by No. 2 (a).

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   RIVIERE DU LOUP WHARF
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BONAVENTURE-WHARF LIGHT

LIB

Mr. MARCIL:

Liberal

1. Who is in charge of the light on the wharf at Bonaventure, Quebec?

2. What is his salary, and on whose recommendation w-as he appointed?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   BONAVENTURE-WHARF LIGHT
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CON

Mr. DURANLEAU: (Minister of Marine)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Alexis Bourque.

2. $120 per annum. He was appointed December 9th, 1922, by direction of the Honourable Jacques Bureau, acting Minister of Marine and Fisheries at that time.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   BONAVENTURE-WHARF LIGHT
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QUESTION PASSED AS ORDER FOR RETURN

LIB

Mr. TOTZKE:

Liberal

1. What was the total number of bushels of wheat disposed of for export for the years 1917 and 1918 under the authority and supervision of the board of grain supervisors of Canada?

2. What was the total amount of money paid by the allied purchasing commission or other overseas purchasing body for such wheat?

3. What was the average price paid for such wheat abroad by the purchaser or purchasers thereof during each year?

4. Was the price paid by the allied purchasing commission for Canada's wheat during these two years, $2.21 and $2.24 respectively, per bushel, basis one northern Fort William or Port Arthur plus all delivery costs including land and water freight rates, insurance, interest, etc., or were the usual fluctpating wheat prices on the world's markets also determining factors in establishing the ultimate price the allied purchasing commission paid for this wheat?

o. Were there any changes in the railway, ocean or insurance rates during these two years?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   QUESTION PASSED AS ORDER FOR RETURN
Sub-subtopic:   SALE OF WHARF-1917-1918
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CON

Henry Herbert Stevens (Minister of Trade and Commerce)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. STEVENS:

May I ask the hon

gentleman if he still desires to go on with this question? I may say that some of the information asked for will take a great deal of time to compile and sort out. In view of

Secretary oj Slate

the action of the committee in regard to this matter I thought my hon. friend might not wish to proceed, but if he does, I would ask that the question stand as an order for return.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   QUESTION PASSED AS ORDER FOR RETURN
Sub-subtopic:   SALE OF WHARF-1917-1918
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LIB

Albert Frederick Totzke

Liberal

Mr. TOTZKE:

The information for which I am asking was not brought out in the committee, and I think it is very desirable that we should get that information, even though it may take some time. .

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   QUESTION PASSED AS ORDER FOR RETURN
Sub-subtopic:   SALE OF WHARF-1917-1918
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CON

Henry Herbert Stevens (Minister of Trade and Commerce)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. STEVENS:

Stands as an order for

return.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   QUESTION PASSED AS ORDER FOR RETURN
Sub-subtopic:   SALE OF WHARF-1917-1918
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SECRETARY OF STATE


On the order of questions:


CON

Charles Hazlitt Cahan (Secretary of State of Canada)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Hon. C. H. CAHAN (Secretary of State):

Mr. Speaker, with your permission I should like to give some information which I promised during the discussion yesterday of the estimates of my department. In reply to the hon. member for Gloucester (Mr. Veniot), the total revenue for printing, from both houses of parliament and all departments for the fiscal year 1030-31, was $3,821,617.45, as against an expenditure of $3,760,883.98.

In reply to the hon. member for Bow River (Mr. Garland), with regard to the printing and binding of government publications the total revenue was $68,562.67, and the excess of revenue over expenditure was $28,562.48.

In reply to the hon. member for Winnipeg North Centre (Mr. Woodsworth), the total circulation of Hansard is 5,487 English and 1,079 French. Of these totals, 2,040 English and 445 French represent subscribers at $3 per session. There are also about 750 copies in English and 40 copies in French at the subscription rate for the houses of parliament and the departments. In addition, some 500 spare copies are printed for general sale, and these are usually sold at the end of the session. Other copies are sent out on various complimentary lists.

In reply to the right hon. leader of the opposition (Mr. Mackenzie King) with regard to the three clerks who were regraded in the Department of the Secretary of State, as to one the report to council under which he was regraded was dated February 17, 1930, and the Civil Service Commission issued its certificate on June 17, 1030. As to the second clerk, the requisition was dated March 12, 1930, and the report to council September 22, 1930. As to the third, the report to council was

dated November 23, 1929, and the certificate was issued on February 17, 1930. In each of these three cases the re-grading was made on the report and certificate of my hon. friend and predecessor in office.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   SECRETARY OF STATE
Sub-subtopic:   ANSWERS TO QUESTIONS ASKED DURING DISCUSSION OP ESTIMATES OF DEPARTMENT
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PENSION ACT AMENDMENT

INCREASE IN MEMBERSHIP OF PENSION TRIBUNAL


Hon. MURRAY MacLAREN (Minister of Pensions and National Health) moved that the house go into committee to-morrow to consider the following proposed resolution: That the Pension Act be amended to provide that the number of members of the pension tribunal may be increased from nine to not more than twelve, of which the chairman and eight members shall hold office for ten years, and the other three for two years, subject to earlier removal for cause, and that the number of commission counsel may be increased from seven to ten, and to provide for the further reconsideration of applications. 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.


LIB

William Duff

Liberal

Mr. DUFF:

I would ask that this motion

stand. Six weeks ago a motion was passed for the production of papers in connection with the pension tribunal, and until these documents are tabled, I submit that it would be wise not to go on with this motion.

Topic:   PENSION ACT AMENDMENT
Subtopic:   INCREASE IN MEMBERSHIP OF PENSION TRIBUNAL
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CON

Pierre Édouard Blondin (Speaker of the Senate)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. SPEAKER:

Unless the minister in

charge consents, there is no reason why it should stand.

Topic:   PENSION ACT AMENDMENT
Subtopic:   INCREASE IN MEMBERSHIP OF PENSION TRIBUNAL
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CON

Murray MacLaren (Minister of Pensions and National Health)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. MacLAREN:

The returns to which

the hon. gentleman refers will be available in two days. This is simply notice of a resolution.

Topic:   PENSION ACT AMENDMENT
Subtopic:   INCREASE IN MEMBERSHIP OF PENSION TRIBUNAL
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June 25, 1931