May 21, 1932


To provide for the full sessional indemnity to members of the House of Commons-days lost through absence caused by illness, official public business, or on account of death during the present session-notwithstanding anything to the contrary in chapter 147 of the revised statutes, 1927, an act respecting the Senate and House of Commons, or any amendments thereto. Payments to be made as the treasury board may direct, $25,000. To purchase, for the use of senators and members of parliament, 360 copies of the Canadian Annual Review, edition of 1931-32, $2,340. Estimates of the Sergeant-at-Arms-further amount required, $7,574.25.


LIB

Jean-François Pouliot

Liberal

Mr. POULIOT:

I see that this vote provides for the purchase of 360 copies of the Canadian Annual Review. We do not need that at all.

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Item agreed to. Amount to provide for expenses in connection with the representation of Canada at the International Radio Conference at Madrid, Spain, in September, 1932, $15,000.


LIB

Jean-François Pouliot

Liberal

Mr. POULIOT:

Will the government send delegates to this conference?

. Mr. BENNETT: It ,is so intended. The

conference is concerned with the distribution of wave lengths.

Item Agreed to.

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IMMIGRATION AND COLONIZATION


Immigration salaries and contingencies- further amount required, $48,000.


LIB

Jean-François Pouliot

Liberal

Mr. POULIOT:

Have any civil employees the advantage of going home at the expense of the state?

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CON

Richard Bedford Bennett (Prime Minister; President of the Privy Council; Secretary of State for External Affairs)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. BENNETT:

Not so far as I know.

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LIB
CON

Robert James Manion (Minister of Railways and Canals)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. MANION:

Send it in by letter!

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Item agreed to.


INTERIOR


Salaries, contingencies, $726,015.


UFA

Robert Gardiner

United Farmers of Alberta

Mr. GARDINER:

Are any estimates in the Interior department left other than this one?

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CON

Richard Bedford Bennett (Prime Minister; President of the Privy Council; Secretary of State for External Affairs)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. BENNETT:

Number 201 is held.

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PRO
CON

Edgar Nelson Rhodes (Minister of Finance and Receiver General)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. RHODES:

There are two items still standing in that department.

Item stands.

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PUBLIC WORKS


Harbours and rivers generally; for maintenance of services; no new rvorks to be undertaken, $25,000.


LIB

May 21, 1932