March 30, 1932

ST. FRANCOIS D'ASSISES, QTJE., POSTMASTERSHIP

LIB

Mr. MARCIL:

Liberal

1. Has Cleophas Chabot, postmaster of St. Francois d'Assises, county of Bonaventure, Quebec, been dismissed?

2. If so, who has been appointed temporarily, on whose recommendation, was an investigation held, by whom and for what reasons?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   ST. FRANCOIS D'ASSISES, QTJE., POSTMASTERSHIP
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CON

Mr. SAUVE: (Postmaster General)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Yes.

2. Arrangements being made for appointment of Miss Marguerite Martin, recommended by Hon. Doctor Eugene Paquet. An investigation was held by Mr. Gerard Simard and the postmaster was found guilty of active political partisanship.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   ST. FRANCOIS D'ASSISES, QTJE., POSTMASTERSHIP
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DETOUR DU LAC, QUE., POST OFFICE

LIB

Mr. POULIOT:

Liberal

1. On what date was the post office of Detour du Lac, county of Temiscouata, Quebec, abolished?

2. At whose request?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   DETOUR DU LAC, QUE., POST OFFICE
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CON

Mr. SAUVE: (Postmaster General)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. March 23, 1931.

2. The matter was brought to the attention of the department by Mr. C. E. Dube. The report submitted by the district superintendent indicated that the office was serving only five families and could be closed without serious public inconvenience.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   DETOUR DU LAC, QUE., POST OFFICE
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HIGHWAY NO. 6, BONAVENTURE COUNTY

LIB

Charles Marcil

Liberal

Mr. MARCIL:

Who is in charge of the works of blasting, clearing, widening and grading the highway No. 6, in Bonaventure county, for which $31,250 "'ere authorized, the provincial government paying GO per cent and the dominion 40 per cent, the dominion's proportion being $12,500, and on whose recommendation was this appointment made, and what amount has been paid up to date?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   HIGHWAY NO. 6, BONAVENTURE COUNTY
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CON

George Gordon

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. GORDON:

Under the Unemployment and Farm Relief Act, 1931, the dominion government has paid to the province for the work of blasting, clearing, widening and grad-

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ing on highway No. 6, in Bonaventure county, the sum of $1,412.23, which represents 40 per cent of the total expenditure made in connection with this project to date.

As the project is being carried out by the provincial authorities, information such as "who is in charge of the works" and "on whose recommendation was this appointment made" will have to be obtained from the province.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   HIGHWAY NO. 6, BONAVENTURE COUNTY
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PAYMENTS TO MR. GERARD SIMARD

LIB

Mr. MARCIL:

Liberal

1. What amount has been paid to Mr. Gerard Simard, commissioner, appointed by the Post Office Department, to investigate charges of political partisanship in post offices in the county of Bonaventure?

2. How much of this amount was for travelling expenses?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   PAYMENTS TO MR. GERARD SIMARD
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CON

Mr. SAUVE: (Postmaster General)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. $1,567.05.

2. $502.29.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   PAYMENTS TO MR. GERARD SIMARD
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LETTER CARRIER SERVICE-NEPEAN TOWNSHIP, ONTARIO

LIB

Mr. MARCIL:

Liberal

1. Does the Post Office Department intend to introduce the letter carrier service in Westboro and other parts in Nepean township?

2. Is there any reason for preventing this from being done, and what is the reason?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   LETTER CARRIER SERVICE-NEPEAN TOWNSHIP, ONTARIO
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CON

Mr. SAUVE: (Postmaster General)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Not during the coming fiscal year at least.

2. Yes. Even if conditions governing the establishment of letter carrier delivery were fully complied with, the fact that no funds are available to cover the additional expenditure involved would preclude the establishment at the present time.

LAUIilER, LOTBINIERE COUNTY, QUE.,

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   LETTER CARRIER SERVICE-NEPEAN TOWNSHIP, ONTARIO
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POST MASTER-SALARY

LIB

Mr. VERVILLE:

Liberal

1. Was the salary of the postmaster at Laurier, county of Lotbiniere, more than $400 for the years 1930 and 1931?

2. What amounts were paid to said postmaster in salary and commissions for 1930 and 1931?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   POST MASTER-SALARY
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CON

Mr. SAUVE: (Postmaster General)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. No.

2. Year ended 31st March, 1930, $358.80; year ended 31st March, 1931, $353.95.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   POST MASTER-SALARY
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ST. OCTAVE DE DOSQUET-ST. AGATHE, MAIL SERVICE

LIB

Mr. VERVILLE:

Liberal

1. Was the contract for the carrying of mail between St. Octave de Dosquet and Ste. Agathe, county of Lotbiniere, renewed?

2. Were tenders called for?

Unopposed motion$ jor Papers

3. What are the names of the tenderers and amount asked by each?

4. To whom was the contract given and on what date was the tender of the successful tenderer received?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   ST. OCTAVE DE DOSQUET-ST. AGATHE, MAIL SERVICE
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March 30, 1932