October 24, 1932

QUESTIONS


(Questions answered orally are indicated by an asterisk).


SOLDIER SETTLEMENT SCHEME

UFA

Henry Elvins Spencer

United Farmers of Alberta

Mr. SPENCER:

What are the names and addresses of the soldiers who took advantage of the soldier settlement scheme in the four western provinces?

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CON

George Gordon

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. GORDON:

With respect to this question, I would ask that it be dropped from the order paper. I have given it some thought and I believe that to answer it would not be in the public interest.

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CON

Pierre Édouard Blondin (Speaker of the Senate)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. SPEAKER:

Dropped.

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DEPUTY MINISTER OP NATIONAL DEFENCE

CON

Air. BARRETTE:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Has Mr. Desbarats, Deputy Minister of National Defence, handed in his resignation?

2. If so, is it the intention to replace him by Colonel Lafleche?

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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:

I think that question should be dropped.

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CON

Pierre Édouard Blondin (Speaker of the Senate)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. SPEAKER:

Dropped.

Questions

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NATIONAL BESEARCH COUNCIL AND CONFEDERATION BUILDINGS

?

Mr. GO BEIL:

1. What is the total cost of furnishing the office of Dr. H. M. Tory, President of the National Research Council, in the Research building, Sussex street?

2. What is the price of each desk, chair, table, rug, etc?

3. When were these furnishings purchased?

4. What was the total cost of furnishing the office of Mr. George Gonthier, Auditor-General, in the Confederation building?

5. What is the price of each desk, chair, table, rug, etc?

6. When were these furnishings purchased?

7. What became of the furniture formerly in the office of the Auditor General?

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CON

Hugh Alexander Stewart (Minister of Public Works)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. STEWART (Leeds):

The information sought by these two questions is contained in returns that have been tabled today, Nos. 382 and 383.

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CON

Pierre Édouard Blondin (Speaker of the Senate)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. SPEAKER:

Questions 27 and 28

dropped.

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BEAUHARNOIS POWER CORPORATION INQUIRY

LIB

Mr. DUFF:

Liberal

1. What was the total cost of the so-called Beauharnois inquiry: (a) House of Commons inquiry; (b) Senate inquiry?

2. How much was paid in connection therewith to Peter White, IC.C., as: (a) remuneration; (b) expenses?

3. How much was paid to Arthur L. Smith, K.C., as: (a) remuneration; (b) expenses?

4. How much was paid J. A. Mann, K.C., as: (a) remuneration; (b) expenses?

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CON

Sir GEORGE PERLEY: (Minister Without Portfolio)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. (a) $25,247.50; (b) $16,522.32.

2. (a) $6,600; (b) $1,100.

3. (a) and (to) $8,000.

4. (a) and (to) $8,056.14.

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MONTREAL HARBOUR BRIDGE

CON

Mr. COTNAM:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. What was the original estimated cost of the Montreal harbour bridge?

2. What was the ultimate cost?

3. When did construction begin and, when was the work completed?

4. Who were the contractors?

5. What was the discrepancy, if any, between the estimated cost and the ultimate cost?

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Maurice Dupré (Solicitor General of Canada)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. DUPRE:

The following information has been furnished by the harbour commissioners of Montreal:-

1. $12,350,554 not including interest during construction, etc.

2. The capital cost as at 31st August, 1932, is $18,639,124.12.

3. The first sod was cut on the south shore on the 26th May, 1925, and the bridge was officially opened to the public on the 24th May, 1930.

4. Substructure-south half: Messrs. Quinlan, Robertson & Janin, Ltd. Substructure- north half: Dufresne Construction Company. Superstructure-Dominion Bridge Company.

5. $6,288,570.12 inclusive of interest during construction amounting to $2,045,200.49, and legal and other unestimated expenditures aggregating $641,667.59, in all $2,686,868.08, showing an expenditure in excess of estimate of $3,601,702.04.

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October 24, 1932