July 2, 1931

REPORTS OF COMMITTEES


Seventh report of the select standing committee on miscellaneous private bills.-Mr. Stinson. Seventh report of the select standing committee on banking and commerce.-Mr. Matthews.


COMPANIES ACT AMENDMENT


Hon. C. H. CAHAN (Secretary of State) moved for leave to introduce Bill No. 108 to amend the Companies Act. Motion agreed to and bill read the first time.


QUESTIONS


(Questions answered orally are indicated by an asterisk).


WAR VETERANS ALLOWANCE ACT

LIB

Mr. POWER:

Liberal

1. Since September 1, 1930, how many persons are receiving allowances under the War Veterans Allowance Act, 1930?

2. How many of these persons are pensioners.'

3. How many are non-pensioners?

Topic:   WAR VETERANS ALLOWANCE ACT
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CON

Mr. MacLAREN: (Minister of Pensions and National Health)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. As at May 31, 1931, 2,593.

2. 1,119.

3. 1,474.

Topic:   WAR VETERANS ALLOWANCE ACT
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FONDERIE DE ST. ANSELME

LIB

Mr. RHEAUME:

Liberal

1. Were certain contracts awarded to the Fonderie de St. Anselme for supplies required by the Department of Marine?

2. If so, what supplies were covered by these contracts?

3. What was the price paid?

4. Were tenders called for in each case?

5. If not, why not?

Topic:   FONDERIE DE ST. ANSELME
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CON

Alfred Duranleau (Minister of Marine)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. DURANLEAU:

1 and 2. A contract has been awarded La Fonderie de St. Anselme for two stem cable winches.

3. The contract price for the two winches is 810,670.

4. Public tenders were invited by advertisement in the press at Montreal, Quebec, Sorel and Ottawa.

5. Answered by No. 4.

Topic:   FONDERIE DE ST. ANSELME
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CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS-PAYMENTS FOR ROYALTIES

LIB

Edgar-Rodolphe-Eugène Chevrier

Liberal

Mr. CHEVRIER:

What amount of money was paid by the Canadian National Railway Company to authors and composers of copyrighted music and of other works, as fees or royalties for the use of the said copyrighted music or other works by the said Canadian National Railways broadcasting stations in Canada during the past twelve months?

Topic:   CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS-PAYMENTS FOR ROYALTIES
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CON

Robert James Manion (Minister of Railways and Canals)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. MANION:

Topic:   CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS-PAYMENTS FOR ROYALTIES
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$20.42. RIVIERE DU LOUP WHARF

LIB

Jean-François Pouliot

Liberal

Mr. POULIOT:

Who recommended to the district engineer the foremen, the carpenters and the labourers who worked after August 7, 1930, on the Riviere du Loup wharf?

Topic:   $20.42. RIVIERE DU LOUP WHARF
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CON

Hugh Alexander Stewart (Minister of Public Works)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. STEWART (Leeds):

No information.

Topic:   $20.42. RIVIERE DU LOUP WHARF
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QUEBEC LEADER OF OPPOSITION

STATEMENTS REPORTED TO HAVE BEEN MADE AT PUBLIC MEETING

July 2, 1931