April 25, 1932

PRIVATE BILLS

FIRST AND SECOND READINGS-SENATE BILLS


Bill No. 54, for the relief of Georgina Linda Melndoe Howard.-Mr. White (Mount Royal). Bill No. 55, for the relief of Antonio Poliseno.-Mr. Lawson. Bill No. 56, for the relief of Dorothy Gertrude Silcock Wilson.-Mr. Bell (St. Antoine). Bill No. 57, for the relief of Beulah Isobel Phillips Eakin.-Mr. Bell (St. Antoine). Bill No. 58, for the relief of George Seymour Dixon.'-Mr. Bell (St. Antoine). Bill No. 59, for the relief of Audrey Meredith Mann Redpath.-Mr. Bell (St. Antoine). Bill No. 60, for the relief of Ethel Seigler Nissenson.-Mr. Jacobs. Questions


TRANSFER OF ACCOUNTING STAFFS

CON

Pierre Édouard Blondin (Speaker of the Senate)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. SPEAKER:

I have the honour to inform the house that I have received the following communication from the Minister of Finance (Mr. Rhodes):

Ottawa, April 11, 1932.

Dear Sir,-

I am informed that the Clerk of the House of Commons and the Comptroller of the Treasury have discussed the transfer of accounting staffs and are in agreement.

Therefore, under the authority of P.C. 14/360, dated March 10, 1932, and section 36 of the Consolidated Revenue and Audit Act, 1931, I designate the following accounting officers on the staff of the House of Commons to be transferred to the Department of Finance, under the direction and control of the Comptroller of the Treasury, in accordance with the terms given in the order in council already referred to:

Sherwood, B. W., chief accountant, $4,140.

Jarvis, H. A., assistant clerk, $2,340.

Bissonnette, E. A., clerk, grade 3, $1,380.

Yours faithfully,

Edgar N. Rhodes.

The Speaker of the House of Commons,

Ottawa.

Topic:   TRANSFER OF ACCOUNTING STAFFS
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UNEMPLOYMENT AND FARM RELIEF

CON

Wesley Ashton Gordon (Minister of Immigration and Colonization; Minister of Labour; Minister of Mines)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Hon. W. A. GORDON (Minister of Labour) :

I desire to lay on the table of the house orders in council Nos. 813, 814, 815, 816, 888 and 911, passed pursuant to the provisions of the Unemployment and Farm Relief Continuance Act, all relating to the payments of money.

Topic:   UNEMPLOYMENT AND FARM RELIEF
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PRINTING OF PARLIAMENT


Mr. S. C. ROBINSON (West Essex) moved that the first report of the joint committee of both houses on the printing of parliament, presented to the house on April 20, be concurred in. Motion agreed to.


COMPANIES ACT AMENDMENT


Hon. C. H. CAHAN (Secretary of State) moved for leave to introduce Bill No. 61, to amend The Companies Act.


LIB
CON

Charles Hazlitt Cahan (Secretary of State of Canada)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. CAHAN:

Several provinces have in recent years enacted legislation requiring assignments of book ddbts to be registered locally, and in order that section 85 of The Companies Act of Canada may be brought into consistent operation with the provincial legislation dealing with the same subject, I am proposing a slight amendment to that section.

Motion agreed to and bill read the first time.

Topic:   COMPANIES ACT AMENDMENT
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QUESTIONS


(Questions answered orally are indicated by an asterisk).


STAMP COMMISSION

LIB

Mr. BOTHWELL:

Liberal

1. What was the cost of printing the Stamp commission report?

2. What number of copies were printed: (a) how many were sold and what amount was realized; (b) how many copies were distributed free?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   STAMP COMMISSION
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CON

Charles Hazlitt Cahan (Secretary of State of Canada)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. CAHAN:

May I answer this question orally, as I have just received the reply from the King's Printer. In so far as respects the Department of Public Printing and Stationery:

1. $2,144.73.

2. Total copies, 14,850. (14,350 English, 500 French), (a) 12,057 copies sold, $2,441.89 realized, (ib) By Department of Pulblic Printing and Stationery: 100 copies English, 50 copies French.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   STAMP COMMISSION
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BOYAL CANADIAN AIK FORCE

LIB

Mr. AHEARN:

Liberal

1. When a large number of officers and other ranks of the Royal Canadian Air Force were let out of that service recently, was the headquarters staff of the Royal Canadian Air Force reduced in proportion to the reduction in active flying officers and flying personnel of other ranks ?

2. How many officers and other ranks were attached to the Royal Canadian Air Force headquarters and other staff positions as of March 31, 1931?

3. How many officers and other ranks are attached to Royal Canadian Air Force headquarters and other staff positions as of March 31, 1932?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   BOYAL CANADIAN AIK FORCE
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April 25, 1932