October 18, 1932

QUESTIONS


(Questions answered orally are indicated by an asterisk.)


* CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS- LIICIEN MOBEAUD


Mr. LaVERGNE: 1. Is Mr. Lueien Moreaud, of Quebec, one of the directors of the Canadian National Railways? 2. If so, on whose recommendation was he appointed?


CON

Robert James Manion (Minister of Railways and Canals)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. MANION:

I will answer this orally. The answer to question No. 1 is, yes. The answer to question No. 2 is: the Minister of Railways and Canals.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   * CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS- LIICIEN MOBEAUD
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ST. VINCENT DE PAUL PENITENTIARY DOCTORS

CON

Mr. BARRETTE:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. What are the names of the doctors who are in charge at the St. Vincent de Paul penitentiary?

2. What are the dates of their appointment?

3. What are their respective salaries?

4. By whom were they recommended?

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Subtopic:   ST. VINCENT DE PAUL PENITENTIARY DOCTORS
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CON

Mr. GUTHRIE: (Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Doctor L. F. Lavigne, Doctor E. Coron.

2. Doctor L. F. Lavigne, January 13, 1930; Doctor E. Coron, December 18, 1930 (temporary capacity).

3. Doctor L. F. Lavigne, $2,640; Doctor E. Coron, $125 per month when employed.

4. Doctor L. F. Lavigne, recommended and appointed by Civil Service Commission; Doctor E. Coron, casual employment authorized upon recommendation of Minister of Justice.

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Subtopic:   ST. VINCENT DE PAUL PENITENTIARY DOCTORS
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DOUKHOBOR "SONS OF FREEDOM"

LAB

Mr. WOODSWORTH:

Labour

1. How many Doukhobor "Sons of Freedom"

were convicted of parading while nude: (a)

men; (b) women; (c) children?

2. Where are the men now imprisoned?

3. Where are the women now imprisoned?

4. Where are the children being taken care of?

5. Have any babies died? If so, how many?

6. What proportion of the cost of keeping these people is borne by the Dominion government?

7. What has their conviction and keep cost the Dominion government to date?

8. What is the cost per week, per child?

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Subtopic:   DOUKHOBOR "SONS OF FREEDOM"
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CON

Mr. GUTHRIE: (Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Informed by provincial authorities as follows: (a) 303, (b) 288, (c) none.

2. 291, Piers Island penitentiary, B.C., balance in hands of provincial authorities.

3. Informed by provincial authorities as follows: Oakalla prison farm, 109; Grand Falls camp, 48; Nelson gaol, 131.

4. Informed by provincial authorities as follows: Children's Aid Society, Vancouver B.C.; Industrial School for Girls, Vancouver, B.C.; Private Home, Chilliwack, B.C.; Loyal Protestant Orphanage, New Westminster, B.C.; Protestant Orphans Home, Victoria, B.C.; Industrial School, Coquitlam, B.C.; Mental Hospital, Essondale, B.C.; General Hospital, Vancouver, B.C.

5. No information.

6. Information not yet available. Dominion will bear cost of imprisonment in the penitentiary and out of pocket expenses of province for keep of prisoners from 30 days after commitment until delivery to penitentiary.

7. $42,359.90.

8. Informed by provincial authorities, $4 per week.

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Subtopic:   DOUKHOBOR "SONS OF FREEDOM"
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PERMANENT FORCE

LAB

Mr. WOODSWORTH:

Labour

1. What is the strength of Canada's permanent

force: (a) officers; (b) non-commissioned

officers and men?

2. What is the yearly payroll: (a) officers; (b) non-commissioned officers and men?

Questions

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Subtopic:   PERMANENT FORCE
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CON

Mr. SUTHERLAND: (Minister of National Defence)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. The strength of Canada's permanent force as of the 30th September, 1932, is as follows:

Naval-(a) officers, 88; (b) ratings, 781.

Militia-(a) officers, 410; (b) warrant officers, non-commissioned officers and men, 3,117.

Air-(a) officers, 99; (b) airmen, 596.

2. (a) Officers-Naval, 8259,889.94; Militia, $1,368,446.34; Air, $359,730.94.

Ob) Warrant officers, non - commissioned officers, men, ratings and airmen-

Naval, $1,007,921.30; Militia, $3,388,992.22; Air, $816,230.80.

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Subtopic:   PERMANENT FORCE
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SULLY, QUE., POST MASTERSHIP

LIB

Mr. POULIOT:

Liberal

1. What is the name of the postmaster at Sully, county of Temiscouata?

2. When was he appointed: (a) temporarily;

(b) permanently?

3. What education has he had?

4. Did he receive a business or university course ?

5. Did Mr. Isidore Jean, a veteran of the Great war, apply for the position?

6. If so, what was the date of his first application ?

7. What education did Mr. Jean receive?

8. What is the occupation of the present postmaster?

9. Is he a veteran of the Great war?

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Subtopic:   SULLY, QUE., POST MASTERSHIP
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CON

Arthur Sauvé (Postmaster General)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. SAUVE:

1 and 2. Andrea Tardif is in temporary charge since February 5, 1932.

3. Primary school.

4. No.

5. Yes.

6. February 27, 1931.

7. Primary school.

8. Day labourer.

9. No.

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Subtopic:   SULLY, QUE., POST MASTERSHIP
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BOARD OF RAILWAY COMMISSIONERS-FRENCH SECRETARY


Mr. LaVERGNE: 1. Is the position of French secretary of the railway commission vacant? 2. If so, will the appointment be made in the near future? 3. If not, is it the intention to abolish said position ?


CON

Mr. MANION: (Minister of Railways and Canals)

Conservative (1867-1942)

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Subtopic:   BOARD OF RAILWAY COMMISSIONERS-FRENCH SECRETARY
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October 18, 1932