April 6, 1932

STANDING ORDERS


Mr. A. U. G. BURY (East Edmonton) presented the first report of the select standing committee on standing orders. Mr. BURY moved that the first report be concurred in. Motion agreed to.


UNEMPLOYMENT AND FARM RELIEF

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) :

Mr. Speaker, I beg to lay upon the

table, for the Minister of Labour (Mr. Gordon) who is absent to-day, orders in council numbers 750, 751, 752, 753, 754, 755 and 757 passed under the provisions of the Unemployment and Farm Relief Act, 1931, and the Unemployment and Farm Relief Continuance Act, 1932.

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BANKRUPTCY ACT AMENDMENT

PERSONNEL OP SPECIAL COMMITTEE TO CONSIDER AND REPORT UPON BILL NO. 41

CON

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

Conservative (1867-1942)

Hon. HUGH GUTHRIE (Minister of Justice) moved:

That Messrs. Hackett, MacDonald (Cape Breton South), Gaming, Gobeil, Anderson (Toronto), Spence, Kennedy (Winnipeg South Centre), Turnbull, Perley (Qu'Appelle), Fraser (Cariboo), Butcher, Elliott. Jacobs, Lapointe, Mackenzie (Vancouver), Ralston, Speakman and Carmichael be a special committee to consider and report upon Bill 41, an act to amend the Bankruptcy Act, and that standing order 65 be suspended in relation thereto.

He said: The motion moved yesterday

referred to a committee consisting of seventeen members, while the present motion refers to a committee of eighteen members and I ask the consent of the house to increase the personnel by one.

Topic:   BANKRUPTCY ACT AMENDMENT
Subtopic:   PERSONNEL OP SPECIAL COMMITTEE TO CONSIDER AND REPORT UPON BILL NO. 41
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Motion agreed to.


QUESTIONS


(Questions answered orally are indicated by an asterisk).


GASCONS, QUE., POSTMASTERSHIP

LIB

Mr. MARCIL:

Liberal

1. Has the postmaster of Gascons, Quebec, been dismissed and for what reason?

2. Has a temporary postmaster been appointed, if so, what is his name and on whose recommendation was the appointment made?

3. Has a permanent appointment been made in that office?

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Subtopic:   GASCONS, QUE., POSTMASTERSHIP
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CON

Mr. SAUVE: (Postmaster General)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Yes-commissioners' report found postmaster guilty of active political partisanship.

Questions

2. Yes-Wm. P. Brotherton. Recommended by Hon. Dr. E. Paquet.

3. No.

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Subtopic:   GASCONS, QUE., POSTMASTERSHIP
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PICTOU, N.S., MARINE AGENT

LIB

Mr. ILSLEY:

Liberal

1. Has the position of agent of the Marine department at Pictou, Nova Scotia, been abolished?

2. If not, who is the present agent?

3. If the position has not been abolished, is it the intention of the government to abolish it?

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Subtopic:   PICTOU, N.S., MARINE AGENT
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CON

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

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. No.

2. There is none.

3. Under consideration.

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Subtopic:   PICTOU, N.S., MARINE AGENT
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GIRONDE, QUE., POSTMASTERSHIP

LIB

Mr. POULIOT:

Liberal

1. On what date was Mr. Johnny April dismissed as postmaster at Gironde, Quebec?

2. Why was he dismissed?

3. Did many persons apply for his position?

4. If so, what are their names?

5. On whose recommendation did the Postmaster General appoint the present postmaster, and why was he chosen in preference to other candidates?

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Subtopic:   GIRONDE, QUE., POSTMASTERSHIP
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CON

Mr. SAUVE: (Postmaster General)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. 5th September, 1931.

2. Commissioners' report found postmaster guilty of active political partisanship.

3 and 4. One applicant, Mrs. Joseph Rioux.

5. Recommended by Mr. C. E. Dube.

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Subtopic:   GIRONDE, QUE., POSTMASTERSHIP
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FADVEL, QUE., POSTMASTERSHIP

April 6, 1932