July 15, 1931

LIB

Mr. FACTOR:

Liberal

1. What is the name of the private corporation or corporations from whom application has been received by the government for further diversion of water-power rights in the St. Lawrence river, as refered to by the Prime Minister on page 2086 of Hansard?

2. What are the details of such applications and how many cubic feet per second does the applicant desire to divert?

3. Under what terms?

4. What disposition has the government made of such application?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   ST. LAWRENCE WATER POWER RIGHTS
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CON

Richard Bedford Bennett (Prime Minister; Minister of Finance and Receiver General; President of the Privy Council; Secretary of State for External Affairs)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. BENNETT:

The corporation referred to is the Beauhamois Light, Heat & Power Company. The application was not formal in character, but there was indication that they had received from the government of Quebec the right to take a further quantity of water from the St. Lawrence river, and that, of course, would be followed by action on the part of the federal authorities.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   ST. LAWRENCE WATER POWER RIGHTS
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PRIVY COUNCIL SITTING

LIB

Jean-François Pouliot

Liberal

Mr. POULIOT:

WTas there a sitting of the Privy Council on the date of October 4, 1930?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   PRIVY COUNCIL SITTING
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CON

Pierre Édouard Blondin (Speaker of the Senate)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. SPEAKER:

This is an improper

question and will therefore be expunged from the record.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   PRIVY COUNCIL SITTING
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CONSUMPTION OF ALCOHOLIC LIQUOR

UFA

Mr. GARLAND (Bow River):

United Farmers of Alberta

1. What is the total consumption of alcoholic liquor by quantity and value in the province

of Quebec?

2. What is the total consumption of alcoholic liquor by quantity and value in the province of Ontario?

3. What is the total production of alcoholic liquor in the province of Quebec?

4. What is the total production of alcoholic liquor in the province of Ontario?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   CONSUMPTION OF ALCOHOLIC LIQUOR
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CON

Richard Bedford Bennett (Prime Minister; Minister of Finance and Receiver General; President of the Privy Council; Secretary of State for External Affairs)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. BENNETT:

This question is incapable of an exact answer, as I indicated the other day to the hon. gentleman. If he

Questions

means the amounts paid in excise tax, the government is, of course, in a position to answer.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   CONSUMPTION OF ALCOHOLIC LIQUOR
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UFA

Edward Joseph Garland

United Farmers of Alberta

Mr. GARLAND (Bow River):

I should

not dream of asking a question which the government could not answer. I expect only such information as they can give.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   CONSUMPTION OF ALCOHOLIC LIQUOR
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CON

Richard Bedford Bennett (Prime Minister; Minister of Finance and Receiver General; President of the Privy Council; Secretary of State for External Affairs)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. BENNETT:

The question, then, will have to be amended.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   CONSUMPTION OF ALCOHOLIC LIQUOR
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CON

Pierre Édouard Blondin (Speaker of the Senate)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. SPEAKER:

The question stands for

amendment.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   CONSUMPTION OF ALCOHOLIC LIQUOR
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FONDERIE DE ST. ANSELME

LIB

Mr. PARENT:

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:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   FONDERIE DE ST. ANSELME
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CON

Alfred Duranleau (Minister of Marine)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. DURANLEAU:

The very same question was answered a few days ago, as will be seen at page 3543 of Hansard.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   FONDERIE DE ST. ANSELME
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CON

Pierre Édouard Blondin (Speaker of the Senate)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. SPEAKER:

Already answered.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   FONDERIE DE ST. ANSELME
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DEBT OP CANADA

LIB

Joseph Oscar Lefebre Boulanger

Liberal

Mr. BOULANGER:

What was the debt of Canada: (a) on

October 6, 1911; (b) December 29, 1921; (c) August 7, 1930; (d) May 27, 1931?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   DEBT OP CANADA
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CON

Richard Bedford Bennett (Prime Minister; Minister of Finance and Receiver General; President of the Privy Council; Secretary of State for External Affairs)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. BENNETT:

The funded debt of Canada on October 6, 1911, was $267,986,690.62, and accrued interest. The funded debt of Canada on December 29, 1921, was $2,440,022,692.33, and accrued interest. The funded debt of

Province of Quebec-

Customs duties

Excise taxes on ale, beer, etc Province of Ontario-

Customs duties

Excise taxes on ale, beer, etc

Canada on August 7,1930, was $2,284,696,37051, and accrued interest. The funded debt of Canada on May 27, 1931, was 82,355,730,97855, and accrued interest..

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   DEBT OP CANADA
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CENSUS BRANCH

PRO

Mr. CAMPBELL:

Progressive

1. How many new employees have been assigned to work in the census branch as a result of the recent civil service examinations?

2. How many of these are returned soldiers?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   CENSUS BRANCH
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July 15, 1931