February 11, 1932

TRADE WITH RUSSIA

CON

Mr. DUGUAY:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Has the Russian government made a proposal to the Canadian government to purchase $5,000,000 worth of aluminum in exchange for other goods?

2. If so, what was the answer of the government?

Topic:   TRADE WITH RUSSIA
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CON

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

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. BENNETT:

The answer to the first

part of the question is no; the answer to the second part is that it is answered by the reply to the first.

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QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS

CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS

LIB

Mr. REID:

Liberal

1. Have any directors of the Canadian National Railways resigned or signified their intention of resigning?

2. How many applications have been made to the Board of Railway Commissioners by the Canadian National Railways for interchange

Questions as Orders for Returns

connection with the Canadian Pacific Railway or any other railway during the years 1922 to 1932 inclusive?

3. How many applications made to the Board

of Railway Commissioners by the Canadian National Railways for interchange connection with the Canadian Pacific Railway or any other railway company have been granted during the years 1922 to 1932 inclusive? _

4. What railway company carries the mail from Vancouver, British Columbia, to eastern points in Canada and to points destined for United States, Great Britain and European mails?

5. At what rate is the mail from Vancouver to these points carried?

6. What amount of money was paid for the transportation of all such mail service for the year 1931?

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS
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SALARIES OF CIVIL SERVANTS

LIB

Thomas Reid

Liberal

Mr. REID:

How many persons in the employ of the Dominion government are in receipt of the following salaries, or remunerations: $4,000 or more, up to $4,900, $5,000 or more, up to$5,900; $6,000 or more, up to $6,900; $7,000 or more, up to $7,900; $8,000 or more, up to

$8,900; $9,000 or more, up to $9,900; $10,000 or more, up to $10,900; $11,000 or more, up to $11,900; $12,000 or over?

Topic:   SALARIES OF CIVIL SERVANTS
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RAILWAY INTERCHANGE CONNECTIONS

LIB

Mr. REID:

Liberal

1. How many applications have been made to the Board of Railway Commissioners by the Canadian Pacific Railway Company, for interchange connection with the Canadian National, or any other railway company, during the years 1922 to 1932, inclusive?

2. How many applications have been made to the Board of Railway Commissioners by the Canadian National Railways Company, for interchange connection with the Canadian Pacific or any other railway company, during the years 1922 to 1932, inclusive?

Topic:   RAILWAY INTERCHANGE CONNECTIONS
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UNEMPLOYMENT RELIEF

LIB

Mr. REID:

Liberal

1. Was any assurance given by the federal government, or any official of the federal government, to the province of British Columbia, or to any official of the province of British Columbia, to the effect that the Dominion government would advance funds to cover the municipal share of costs in connection with unemployment relief work?

2. If so, on what date was the assurance given?

Topic:   UNEMPLOYMENT RELIEF
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LIB

Ian Alistair Mackenzie

Liberal

Mr. MACKENZIE (Vancouver):

Did I understand the minister to say that this question should be passed as an order for return? I would respectfully point out that it only asks a simple question as to whether any assurance was given.

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CON

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

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. BENNETT:

There is an inference to

be drawn from the documents; that is the answer.

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LAWYERS EMPLOYED BY GOVERNMENT

CON

Mr. BARRETTE:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. What are the names of lawyers or firms of lawyers who have been assigned government cases in the province of Quebec, since July 28, 1930: (a) for the Department of Justice; (b) for the Department of National Revenue; (c) for the Department of Finance; (d) for the Department of Secretary of State and External Affairs; (e) for the Department of Railways and Canals (1) the railway commission; (2) the administration of railways; (f) for the Department of Marine and Fisheries; (g) for the Post Office Department; (h) for the Department of the Interior; (i) for the Department of Immigration and Mines; (j) for the Department of National Defence; (k) for the Department of Pensions and National Health; (1) for the Department of Public Works; (m) for the Department of Agriculture; (n) for the Department of Trade and Commerce; (o) for the Department_of Labour?

2. What amounts were paid, during the last fiscal year, to each of said lawyers?

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OLD AGE PENSIONS


On the orders of the day:


LAB

James Shaver Woodsworth

Labour

Mr. J. S. WOODSWORTH (Winnipeg North Centre):

Mr. Speaker, legislation was

passed last year providing for the payment by the federal government of 75 per cent of the amount spent on old age pensions. May I ask when these payments will be made by the federal government?

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CON

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

Conservative (1867-1942)

Right Hon. R. B. BENNETT (Prime Minister) :

The hon. gentleman might put his

question on the order paper; it involves consideration, and there has been much correspondence between the provinces and the dominion.

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February 11, 1932