July 8, 1931

STATUTE OF WESTMINSTER

MESSAGE FROM THE SENATE UNITING IN ADDRESS TO HIS MAJESTY THE KING

CON

Pierre Édouard Blondin (Speaker of the Senate)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. SPEAKER:

I have the honour to inform the house that a message has been received from the Senate informing this house that the Senate have passed the following bill without any amendment:-

Bill No. 100, An Act to authorize the raising, by way of loan, of certain sums of money for the public service.

Also, A message informing this house that the Senate doth unite with the House of Commons in an address to His Most Excellent Majesty the King, praying that he may be graciously pleased to cause a message to be laid before the parliament of the United Kingdom, pursuant to certain declarations and resolutions made by the delegates of His Majesty's governments in the United Kingdom, the Dominion of Canada, the Commonwealth of Australia, the Dominion of New Zealand, the Union of South Africa, the Irish Free State and Newfoundland, at imperial conferences held at Westminster, in the years of Our Lord one thousand nine hundred and twenty-six and one thousand nine hundred and thirty, and pursuant to certain other resolutions made by the delegates of His Majesty's government in Canada and of the governments of all the provinces of Canada, at a dominion-provincial conference held at Ottawa, on the seventh and eighth days of April, in the year of Our Lord one thousand nine hundred and thirty-one, in the manner set forth in the said address thereto attached, and have filled in the blank space therein with the words "Senate and".

And also, A message informing this house that the Senate have passed an address to His Excellency the Governor General; praying that His Excellency may be pleased to transmit our joint address to His Most Excellent Majesty the King, relative to a measure to be submitted to the parliament of the United Kingdom, and more particularly set forth in the said joint address: and desiring the concurrence of the House of Commons in the address to His Excellency the Governor General hereto attached, and the filling in of the blank space therein with the words "and Commons".

|Mr. Ralston.]

To His Excellency Captain the Right Honourable the Earl of Bessborough, a member of His Majesty's Most Honourable Privy Council, Knight Grand Cross of the Most Distinguished Order of Saint Michael and Saint George, Governor General and Commander in Chief, of the Dominion of Canada.

May it please Your Excellency:

We, His Majesty's most dutiful and loyal subjects, the Senate of

Canada, in parliament assembled, beg leave to approach Your Excellency with our respectful request that Your Excellency will be pleased to transmit in such a way as to Your Excellency may seem fit our joint address to His Most Excellent Majetsy the King; praying that His Majesty may be graciously pleased to cause a measure to be laid before the parliament of the United Kingdom in the manner set forth in our joint address hereto attached.

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Subtopic:   MESSAGE FROM THE SENATE UNITING IN ADDRESS TO HIS MAJESTY THE KING
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MARINE AND FISHERIES


First report of the select standing committee on Marine and Fisheries-Mr. Ernst.


QUESTIONS


(Questions answered orally are indicated by an asterisk).


FULL TIME HEALTH UNITS

UFA

Henry Elvins Spencer

United Farmers of Alberta

Mr. SPENCER:

How many associations, national, provincial or local, have passed resolutions in favour of full time health units during the last five years, and notified the Department of Health or the Minister of Health of their action in this regard?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   FULL TIME HEALTH UNITS
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CON

Murray MacLaren (Minister of Pensions and National Health)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. MacLAREN:

1928-One, Dominion Council of Health;

1929- two, Dominion Council of Health and Federated Women's Institutes of Canada;

1930- two, both Dominion Council of Health;

1931- three, Ontario Society for Crippled Children, Victorian Order of Nurses and Dominion Council of Health.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   FULL TIME HEALTH UNITS
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CENSUS ENUMERATORS-SKEENA

LIB

Mr. HANSON (Skeena):

Liberal

1. How many census enumerators were appointed in the Skeena riding?

2. How many of these are returned soldiers?

3. How many boats have been chartered for census purposes in the Skeena riding?

4. What are the names of the boats, and howr much is each boat paid per day?

Questions

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Subtopic:   CENSUS ENUMERATORS-SKEENA
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CON

Mr. STEVENS: (Minister of Trade and Commerce)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Fifty-seven.

2. Forty.

3. Seventeen.

4. The Alberta G and Northern Cross at thirty dollars per day; the Carrie, Dixie, Carmona, Taylor, Alice B, Newberry, H. Pelton, R. Pelton, Tillie C, Mella, Silverheels, at twenty-five dollars per day; the Edac, Polly Ann, Mollie and Mac Deane at twenty dollars per day.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   CENSUS ENUMERATORS-SKEENA
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ANIMAL CONTAGIOUS DISEASES ACT

CON

Mr. LAURIN:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Has the government or any of its members received from the government of the province of Quebec, one or several requests asking for the establishment of reserve zones under the provisions of the Animal Contagious Diseases Act, Revised Statutes of Canada, 1927, in the counties of: (a) Jacques-Cartier; (b)

Terrebonne; (e) Deux-Montagnes?

2. If so, when?

Topic:   ANIMAL CONTAGIOUS DISEASES ACT
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CON

Mr. WEIR (Melfort): (Minister of Agriculture)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Yes.

2. (a) Jacques Cartier, February 21, 1929, March 7, 1929, May 1, 1929; (b) Terrebonne, December, 12, 1930; (c) Deux-Montagnes. December, 12, 1930.

Topic:   ANIMAL CONTAGIOUS DISEASES ACT
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STEVESTON, B.C., SOUTH JETTY

LIB

Mr. REID:

Liberal

1. What amounts have been paid up to the present time on the contract let for work on the south jetty, Steveston, Fraser river, British Columbia?

2. What are the names of the person or persons to whom the various cheques have been issued?

3. What is the date of completion called for on the contract let on the south jetty, Steveston, Fraser river, British Columbia?

Topic:   STEVESTON, B.C., SOUTH JETTY
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CON

Hugh Alexander Stewart (Minister of Public Works)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. STEWART (Leeds):

1 and 2. The whole work of the south jetty is under one single contract, with the W. R. Ja3uies Company. The payments up to the present date have been $86,430, all paid to the said company.

3. February 6, 1932.

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THE ACTING PRIME MINISTER

July 8, 1931