March 3, 1932

CON

Mr. SAUVE: (Postmaster General)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Premises of the post office are three-quarters of a mile from the former site.

2. Office was vacant and new appointment was made.

3. No.

4. Two.

5. One.

6. No.

7. Postmaster appointed was considered more suitable.

Topic:   HALF MOON BAY, B.C., POST OFFICE
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UNEMPLOYMENT RELIEF, HALIBURTON, ONT.

UFA

Edward Joseph Garland

United Farmers of Alberta

Mr. GARLAND (Bow River):

1 What is the total amount of unemployment relief both direct and by works provided for in the district of Haliburton, Ontario, during the past year?

2. Was there an amount of $100,000 set aside for the purpose of building a sceuie highway?

Questions

3. If so, what were the terms as between the federal and provincial governments and municipalities in this connection?

4. What was the rate of pay for day labourers engaged on this work?

5. What was the rate of pay to superm-tendents ?

6. What is the name and residence of the person in charge of this work?

Topic:   UNEMPLOYMENT RELIEF, HALIBURTON, ONT.
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CON

Mr. GORDON:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Return attached hereto.

2. Answered by No. 1.

3. In the county of Haliburton the Dominion government contributes forty per cent towards provincial highways, the balance being borne by the provincial government.

4. No information.

5. No information.

6. No information.

Unemployment and Farm Relief Act, 1931 Ontario

Public Works Schedules in the County of Haliburton

Schedule

No.

195

197

199

200 249

3B

5B

Municipal Works Clause 6

Dysart twp

Cardiff twp

Glamorgan

Lutterworth twp

Monmouth twp

Snowden

Minden twp

Stanhope twp

Total expenditure Percentage Mun. Prov. Dom. Dominion proportion$ % S40,000 25 374 374 15,0004,000 25 371 374 1,5004,000 25 374 374 1,5002,000 25 374 374 7506,000 25 374 374 2,2504,000 25 374 374 1,5004,000 25 374 374 1,5002,000 25 374 374 75066,000 24,750

Provincial Highways Clause 9

The construction of roads in districts of Algoma, Kenora, Manitoulin, Mus-koka, Nipissing, Parry Sound, Rainy River, Sudbury, Thunder Bay, Cochrane, Timiskaming and Haliburton. .

The construction of roads in districts of Algoma, Kenora, Manitoulin, Mus-koka, Nipissing, Parry Sound, Rainy River, Sudbury, Thunder Bay, Cochrane, Timiskaming and Haliburton

3,000,000

1,600,000

4,600,000

60 40

60 40

1,200,000

640,000

1,840,000

. COMMONS

Questions cts Orders for Returns

Topic:   UNEMPLOYMENT RELIEF, HALIBURTON, ONT.
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CANADIAN RED CROSS-PENITENTIARY-MADE BOOTS

LIB

Mr. VALLANCE:

Liberal

1. Were any boots supplied by Kingston or

any other penitentiary in Canada to the Saskatchewan Relief Commission, or to the Canadian Red Cross Society, Saskatchewan section, between September 30, 1930, and

February 1, 1932?

2. If so, how many pairs, and at what price? Mr. GORDON:

1. Yes, to the Canadian Red Cross Society at Regina, Saskatchewan.

2. One thousand pairs free of charge.

Topic:   CANADIAN RED CROSS-PENITENTIARY-MADE BOOTS
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ST. GEORGES DE WINDSOR, QUE., POST OFFICE

CON

Joseph-François Laflèche

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. LAFLECHE:

What was the revenue of the post office at St. Georges de Windsor in the county of Richmond, Quebec, for each of the years 1930 and 1931?

Topic:   ST. GEORGES DE WINDSOR, QUE., POST OFFICE
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CON

Arthur Sauvé (Postmaster General)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. SAUVE:

Fiscal year ended March 31, 1930, S562.47; fiscal year ended March 31, 1931, S53S.83.

Topic:   ST. GEORGES DE WINDSOR, QUE., POST OFFICE
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QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS

BOARD OF PENSION COMMISSIONERS

CON

Mr. McGIBBON:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. How many applications for pension and for the revision of pension have been received by the Board of Pension Commissioners since the coming into force of the latest amendments to the Pension Act. on October 1, 1931?

2. How many of these applications have been granted by the Board of Pension Commissioners, and how many have been turned over to the pension tribunal?

3. How many of these applications have been heard before the pension tribunal?

4. How many of those heard by the pension tribunal have been: (a) granted; (b) refused; (c) are awaiting decision under deferred judgment?

5. How many are still waiting to be heard before the pension tribunal?

6. How many of the decisions given by the pension tribunal have been appealed to the Federal Appeal Court by: (a) the applicants; (bl the Board of Pension Commissioners?

7. How many of these appeals have been heard by the Federal Appeal Court, and how many are still waiting to be heard by that body?

8. In how many cases heard by the Federal

.Appeal Court have the decisions of the pension tribunal been reversed: (a) as to appeals

lodged by the applicants; (b) by the Board of Pension Commissioners?

9. What is the average number of applications now being received each week by: (a)

the Board of Pension Commissioners; (b) the pension tribunal; (c) the Pension Appeal Court?

10. W'hat is the average number of final decisions given each week by: (a) the Board of Pension Commissioners; (b) the pension tribunal; (c) the Federal Appeal Court?

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   BOARD OF PENSION COMMISSIONERS
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VANCOUVER HARBOUR COMMISSIONERS

LIB

Mr. MUNN:

Liberal

1. Did the Vancouver harbour commissioners

purchase a second-hand locomotive in the United States during the latter part of 1930 or during 1931? 6

2. If so, what was the cost of said locomotive laid down in Vancouver?

3. What plan was adopted in calling for tenders for reconditioning this locomotive, public notice or private request?

4. What firms or companies tendered for the job and what were the prices quoted by each?

5. Was the job let to the lowest bidder?

6. If not, why?

7. What firm secured the -work and what was the total cost of the job including work done on the premises of the commissioners?

8. What period of time was specified for the completion of the work by the competing firms who failed to secure the job?

9. What length of time was occupied by the firm who secured the job before the locomotive was put into commission?

10. What was the cost to the commissioners for substitute locomotive service during the excess period used in reconditioning?

11. Was this locomotive originally purchased in Davenport, Iowa, in 1913 by a firm of railroad construction engineers for the sum of $12,000 and laid down in Vancouver, freight and duty paid, at $15,000?

12. What is the total cost of the locomotive to the commissioners including cost price, reconditioning and substitute service?

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   VANCOUVER HARBOUR COMMISSIONERS
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CON

Alfred Duranleau (Minister of Fisheries; Minister of Marine)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. DURANLEAU:

This question should stand as an order for return. This information is in the hands of the harbour commission and we shall file what we get from them.

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   VANCOUVER HARBOUR COMMISSIONERS
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LIB

Mr. MUNN:

Liberal

1. Did the Vancouver harbour commissioners purchase a second-hand car ferry in the United States during 1930 or 1931?

2. If so, what was the cost laid down in the port of \ ancouver including original cost, towage and insurance?

3. Did this car ferry require repairing before being put into operation?

4. If so, what is the cost of reconditioning and repairs to date?

5. Could a serviceable barge have been secured from the Canadian Pacific or the Canadian National Railways at a much lesser cost?

6. Has the barge been giving steady and satisfactory service constantly since its first day of service?

7. How many cars have been transported in this barge since going into commission?

8. What was the cost of constructing a ferry slip for its accommodation?

9. What has the cost per car been, including cost of operation, interest and sinking fund on the barge and slip, repairs, etc?

10. What was the cost per car for transportation over the Second Narrows bridge when it was in operation?

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   VANCOUVER HARBOUR COMMISSIONERS
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CON

Alfred Duranleau (Minister of Fisheries; Minister of Marine)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. DURANLEAU:

The same answer applies to this question: stands as an order for return.

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Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   VANCOUVER HARBOUR COMMISSIONERS
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AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT-VETERINARY SURGEONS

CON

Mr. LAFLECHE:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. How many veterinary surgeons were temporarily employed by the Department of Agriculture in 1930 and 1931 respectively?

2. What are their names and in what localities were they employed?

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT-VETERINARY SURGEONS
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MARINE DEPARTMENT-GASPE EMPLOYEES

March 3, 1932