February 17, 1932

CHARGES BY HON. G. N. GORDON MEMBERS TO COMPOSE SPECIAL COMMITTEE OF INVESTIGATION

CON

Hugh Guthrie (Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Hon. HUGH GUTHRIE (Minister of Justice) moved:

That Messrs. Geary, Gagnon, Bowman, Cantley, Duff, Howard, and Speakman be named as the committee in respect of the motion adopted on the 6th day of February, 1932, to investigate certain statements made by the Honourable George N. Gordon as more fully set out in the said motion.

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Motion agreed to.


ADMIRALTY ACT AMENDMENT


Hon. HUGH GUTHRIE (Minister of Justice) moved for leave to introduce Bill No. 15, to amend the Admiralty Act.


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Some hon. MEMBERS:

Explain.

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CON

Hugh Guthrie (Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. GUTHRIE:

This bill ns introduced to establish the rules in regard to the Admiralty Act in Canada. Since the passage of the act at Westminster last December by the Imperial parliament it has become possible to pass this measure. The rules are being framed by the judges of the exchequer court- and are to be subjected to the approval of the governor general in council and published in the Gazette.

Motion agreed to and bill read the first time.

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QUESTIONS


(Questions answered orally are indicated by an asterisk.) walker's cutting, que. mail contract Mr. GIROUARD: 1. Were tenders called for mail contract rural route No. 1, Walker's Cutting, in the county of Arthabaska, Quebec? 2. If so, was the contract granted? 3. If granted, to whom? 4. Who was the lowest tenderer?


L. J. A. TANGUAT

LIB

Mr. BOULANGER:

Liberal

1. Was Mr. L. J. A. Tanguay, of Beauport, charged by Oscar L. Boulanger, M.P., of having taken an active part in politics in the county of Belleehasse at the last provincial election?

2. Was the said Mr. Tanguay charged by Mr. Boulanger with dealing with political patronage 3,t Quebec ?

3. Is said Mr. Tanguay still in the employment of the government? _

4. Will the government carry out an inquiry in connection with the charges made by Mr. Boulanger against Mr. Tanguay?

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CON

Hugh Guthrie (Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. GUTHRIE:

1 and 2. No information in department of Justice.

3. Yes.

4. Answered by 1 and 2.

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ASSOCIATION OF MAIL CLERKS

LIB

Mr. ROBERGE:

Liberal

1. Is there an association of mail clerks?

2. If so, who is their president?

3. Who is their secretary?

4. Is Mr. Garfield MacKinnon the secretary?

5. Is Mr. MacKinnon authorized to take up subscriptions?

6. For how many years has Mr. MacKinnon been secretary?

Questions

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Arthur Sauvé (Postmaster General)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. SAUVE:

1 to 6. It is presumed that this question refers to the Canadian Mail Contractors' Association. It is understood that Mr. Joseph P. Everett of Blenheim, Ontario, is president and Mr. Garfield MacKinnon of Guelph, Ontario, is secretary-treasurer but the government has no official information in regard to this association.

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BELLA COOLA CENSUS ENUMERATOR

LIB

Mr. HANSON (Skeena):

Liberal

1. How much was Edward Albert Wheeler census enumerator at Bella Coola, British Columbia, in 1931, paid per day?

2. How many days was he employed?

3. Did he use a car and if so, how many days?

4. How much per day was he paid for the use of the car?

5. How many persons did the said Edward Albert Wheeler enumerate in Bella Coola?

6. Is he a British subject and, if so, when was he naturalized?

7. If not naturalized, where in Canada was he born?

8. Were the parents British subjects, before he was 21 years of age?

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Subtopic:   BELLA COOLA CENSUS ENUMERATOR
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Mr. STEVENS: (Minister of Trade and Commerce)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Not paid on per diem basis.

2. Answered by number 1.

3. No information.

4. Answered by number 3.

5. The area enumerated by Edward Albert Wheeler was designated as "the watershed of North Bentinck Arm and Bella Coola river east to the juncture of the Bella Coola and Kahylskt rivers," in which the population was 658.

6. Yes.

7. Born in Essex county, Ontario.

8. Yes.

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NEW BRUNSWICK DEBT GUARANTEE

LIB

Mr. VENIOT:

Liberal

1. Did the federal government, during the years 1931 or 1932, give any guarantee to any bank or committee of bankers of the debt due them by the province of New Brunswick?

2. If so, what was the amount and what was the guarantee given?

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February 17, 1932