October 19, 1932

NEW MEMBER INTRODUCED


William Henry' Golding, member for the electoral district of South Huron, introduced by Right Hon. W. L. Mackenzie King and Hon. J. C. Elliott.


QUESTIONS


(Questions answered orally are indicated by an asterisk).


CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS-TIES CONTRACTS


Mr. LaVERGNE: 1. Was the Stadacona Sales of Montreal awarded contracts for ties or other lumber for the Canadian National Railways? 2. If so. on what dates, for what amounts and for what quantities? 3. W7ere these contracts awarded by tender or privately? . 4. If privately, on whose recommendation and why were tenders not asked? 5. Were other requests for similar contracts made? If so, why, how many were granted, and for what amounts and quantities? G. What are the names of the persons who own Stadacona Sales? 7. Were these contracts transferred to subcontractors by the contractors? If so, to whom?


CON

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

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. BENNETT:

Mr. Speaker, I ask to have that question dropped. It deals with internal affairs of the railway company, and it has always been the policy not to endeavour to secure or place upon the table answers to questions based upon transactions of that nature.

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CON

Pierre Édouard Blondin (Speaker of the Senate)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. SPEAKER:

Question dropped.

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MRS. THAIS FREMONT, QUEBEC


Mr. LaVERGNE : 1. Is Mrs. Thais Fremont, of Quebec, a member of the Canadian delegation at Geneva? 2. If so, what remuneration does she receive and what is her mission? 3. On whose recommendation was she appointed?


CON

Mr. BENNETT: (Prime Minister; President of the Privy Council; Secretary of State for External Affairs)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Yes.

2. No remuneration; delegates are allowed travelling expenses and living allowance. Madame Fremont was appointed one of the Canadian delegates to the thirteenth assembly of the League of Nations.

3. The Secretary of State for External Affairs.

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RADIO COMMISSION-MR. THOMAS MAHER


Mr. LaVERGNE: 1. Is Mr. Thomas Maher, of Quebec, a member of the Radio Commission? 2. If so. on whose recommendation was he appointed?


CON

Mr. BENNETT: (Prime Minister; President of the Privy Council; Secretary of State for External Affairs)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Yes.

2. The Prime Minister.

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CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION-APPOINTMENTS


Mr. LaVERGNE: Will the government in the near future appoint the members of the Civil Service Commission?


CON

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

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. BENNETT:

Mr. Speaker, I think the only answer that can be given is that the government has this matter under consideration.

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CON

Pierre Édouard Blondin (Speaker of the Senate)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. SPEAKER:

Answered.

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Subtopic:   CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION-APPOINTMENTS
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LIBRARY OF PARLIAMENT-FRENCH CANADIAN LIBRARIAN


Mr. LaVERGNE: 1. Will the government in the near future appoint a Freneh-Canadian librarian to replace the late Mr. de la Broquerie Tache? 2. If so, when?


October 19, 1932