February 18, 1932

QUESTIONS


(Questions answered orally are indicated by an asterisk.)


APPLICATIONS FOR PENSIONS BY MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT

UFA

Henry Elvins Spencer

United Farmers of Alberta

Mr. SPENCER:

How many members of the House of Commons have applied successfully to the Board of Pension Commissioners for a pension since June?

Dropped.

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Subtopic:   APPLICATIONS FOR PENSIONS BY MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT
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CON

Pierre Édouard Blondin (Speaker of the Senate)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. SPEAKER:

Question No. 4 dropped.

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Subtopic:   APPLICATIONS FOR PENSIONS BY MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT
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ST. JOHN HARBOUR COMMISSION

LIB

Mr. VENIOT:

Liberal

1. How much of the $10,000,000 loan to the St. John harbour commission was expended to date?

2. Is the St. John harbour commission asking for any further sum to be expended during the fiscal year 1932-33?

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Subtopic:   ST. JOHN HARBOUR COMMISSION
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CON

Mr. DURANLEAU: (Minister of Fisheries; Minister of Marine)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. To 31st January,-1932:

For reconstruction of facilities destroyed by fire last year.. 83,670,059

For other work 998,142

Total $4,668,201

2. Yes.

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Subtopic:   ST. JOHN HARBOUR COMMISSION
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CHINESE IMMIGRATION

LIB

Mr. REID:

Liberal

1. Has any change been made in the regulations in regard to the time allowed Chinese who leave Canada and who wish to return?

2. If so, what change or changes were made?

3. Were any representations made requesting a change in regulations?

4. If so, for what reason or reasons were any such changes made?

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Subtopic:   CHINESE IMMIGRATION
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CON

Mr. GORDON:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Yes.

2. Section 23 of the Chinese Immigration Act, 1923, provides for the outward registration of persons of Chinese origin who intend to return to Canada, and Section 24 of the said act provides that such persons who reg-

Public Servcie-Salary Deduction

ister outward shall be entitled to return within a period of two years of such registration. By order in council P.C. 3173, dated 29th December, 1931, the two year period was extended for an additional two years in the case of those registering outward between the dates of 1st January, 1930, and 31st December, 1932, both dates inclusive.

3. Yes.

4. To enable persons of Chinese origin now visiting in China to remain there until employment conditions improve, thus assisting to relieve the unemployment situation in Canada and to reduce the number of Chinese persons who would otherwise apply for relief.

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Subtopic:   CHINESE IMMIGRATION
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TOST OFFICE DEPARTMENT-REVENUE

LIB

Mr. VENIOT:

Liberal

1. What revenue was received from April 1,

1931, to January 1, 1932, by the Post Office Department from: (a) postage stamps, post

cards, etc.; (b) paid in cash on newspapers;

(c) paid in cash on third class printed matter;

(d) paid in cash on metered mail matter; (e) paid in cash on parcels?

2. What revenue was received from the above for the last nine months of the fiscal year ending March 31, 1930?

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Subtopic:   TOST OFFICE DEPARTMENT-REVENUE
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CON

Mr. SAUVE: (Postmaster General)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. April 1st, 1931, to December 31st, 1931.

(a) $20,774,608.07; (b) $1,241,848.37; (c)$657,132.95; (d) $2,064,19022; (e) $2,913,-

619.70.

2. July 1st, 1929, to March 31st, 1930. (a)$20,864,150.21; (b) $1,263,307.61; (c) $971,-

874.14; (d) $1,581,054.16; (e) $3,156,982.61.

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Subtopic:   TOST OFFICE DEPARTMENT-REVENUE
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QUESTION PASSED AS ORDER FOR RETURN

LIB

Mr. MOTHERWELL:

Liberal

1. To what provinces has the Dominion government made loans during the fiscal year endinn March 31. next?

2. What is: (a) the aggregate amount of

such loan or loans to each province; (b) the respective dates upon which they were made;

(c) the dates upon which they become due;

(d) the interest charged thereon; (e) the security taken therefor; (f) the purpose or purposes for which they were made; and (g) the source from which the Dominion Minister of Finance secured the necessary money to make such loans to the provinces?

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Subtopic:   QUESTION PASSED AS ORDER FOR RETURN
Sub-subtopic:   LOANS TO PROVINCES
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UNEMPLOYMENT RELIEF


On the orders of the day:


UFA

Edward Joseph Garland

United Farmers of Alberta

Mr. E. J. GARLAND (Bow River):

I

should like to ask the administration whether it is their intention to renew the general program for relief work after March 31, when the present act, I understand, lapses.

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Subtopic:   UNEMPLOYMENT RELIEF
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CON

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

Conservative (1867-1942)

Hon. HUGH GUTHRIE (Minister of Justice) :

All I can say in answer to my hon.

friend at the present moment is that the matter is under consideration.

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Subtopic:   UNEMPLOYMENT RELIEF
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February 18, 1932