October 24, 1932

MONTREAL HARBOUR COMMISSION

CON

Mr. LAVERGNE: (Deputy Speaker and Chair of Committees of the Whole of the House of Commons)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Is there a Mr. Harvie in the employ of the Montreal Harbour Commission?

2. If so, what is his occupation?

3. What is his salary?

4. What additional amount, if any, has been paid to him?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   MONTREAL HARBOUR COMMISSION
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CON

Maurice Dupré (Solicitor General of Canada)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. DUPRE:

The following information has been furnished by the Harbour Commissioners of Montreal :-

1. There is a Mr. Thomas W. Harvie in the employ of the Montreal Harbour Commission.

2. General manager.

3. $10,800 per annum.

4. Automobile allowance of $75 per month, replacing automobile maintained by commissioners.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   MONTREAL HARBOUR COMMISSION
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MONTREAL HARBOUR

CON

Mr. LAVERGNE: (Deputy Speaker and Chair of Committees of the Whole of the House of Commons)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Who is the manager and controller of the Montreal harbour?

2. When was he appointed to that post?

3. What are his functions?

4. By whom was he recommended and appointed?

5. What position did he occupy previous to his appointment?

6. What position had he occupied for the last fifteen years?

7. Is he a civil engineer?

8. Is he bilingual?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   MONTREAL HARBOUR
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CON

Maurice Dupré (Solicitor General of Canada)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. DUPRE:

The following information has been furnished by the Harbour Commissioners of Montreal:-

1. There is no such official on the harbour staff. 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8. See answer to question No. 1.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   MONTREAL HARBOUR
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MONTREAL NATIONAL REVENUE OFFICE

CON

Mr. BARRETTE:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Are Messrs. Rowdand and Joubert on the same footing as assistants to Mr. McCaffrey, in the office of national revenue, at Montreal?

2. If not, who has priority?

3. What are the salaries of Mr. Rowland and Mr. Joubert?

Questions

4. Did the French Canadian ministers and members of the Montreal district recommend one of their compatriots to replace the late Mr. Leroux?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   MONTREAL NATIONAL REVENUE OFFICE
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CON

Mr. RYCKMAN: (Minister of National Revenue)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. No.

2. Mr. Rowland.

3. 84,500 and $2,800.

4. Department has no information.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   MONTREAL NATIONAL REVENUE OFFICE
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COLLECTOR OP CUSTOMS, MONTREAL

CON

Mr. BARRETTE:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Is Mr. McCaffrey, collector of customs in the National Revenue department, still head of said department?

2. If not, is it the intention of the department to replace him by a French Canadian?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   COLLECTOR OP CUSTOMS, MONTREAL
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CON

Mr. RYCKMAN: (Minister of National Revenue)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. No. He is inspector of income tax in charge of the Montreal district of the income tax division of the Department of National Revenue.

2. Answered by number one.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   COLLECTOR OP CUSTOMS, MONTREAL
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ANIMAL INSPECTION STATIONS, MANITOBA

CON

Mr. BROWN:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. What ports and preventive stations have recently been removed from the list of animal inspection stations in Manitoba?

2. At what ports in Manitoba are animal inspection stations still retained?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   ANIMAL INSPECTION STATIONS, MANITOBA
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CON

Mr. WEIR (Melfort): (Minister of Agriculture)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Animal quarantine stations, Gretna, Manitoba; inspection stations, Snowflake, Manitoba, Waskada, Manitoba.

2. Animal quarantine stations, Emerson, Manitoba, Bannerman, Manitoba; inspection stations, Sprague, Manitoba.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   ANIMAL INSPECTION STATIONS, MANITOBA
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TOBACCO DUTIES

LIB

Mr. SEGUIN:

Liberal

1. What were the existing duties on Canadian tobacco entering the English market previous to the agreements entered into at the last imperial conference?

2. What are the duties in force as a consequence of the agreements of the last imperial conference ?

3. For what period will the duties fixed by the imperial conference be in force?

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Subtopic:   TOBACCO DUTIES
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Mr. STEVENS: (Minister of Trade and Commerce)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. United Kingdom Tobacco Duties

Tobacco, unmanufactured, if unstripped, containing 10 lb. or more of moisture in every 100 lb. weight thereof per lb.Tobacco, unmanufactured, if unstripped, containing less than 10 lb. of moisture in every 100 lb. weight thereof

per lb.Tobacco, unmanufactured, if stripped, containing 10 lb. or more of moisture in every 100 lb. weight thereof per lb.Tobacco, unmanufactured, if stripped, containing less than 10 lb. of moisture in ever3r 100 lb. weight thereof per lb.Cigars per lb.Cigarettes per lb.Cavendish or Negrohead per lb.Cavendish or Negrohead, manufactured in bond. ..per lb.Other manufactured tobacco

per lb.Snuff containing more than 13 lb. of moisture in every 100 lb. weight thereof per lb.Snuff not containing more than 13 lb. of moisture inevery 100 lb. weight thereof per lb.

The empire preferential rate applies to Canada.

Full rate

9s. 6d.

10s. 6d.

9s. 6id.

10s. 6id. 18s. Id. 14s. 7d. 13s. 9d. 12s. Od. 12s. Od.

11s. 4d.

13s. 9d.

Empire

preferential rate

7s. 5id.

8s. 2id.

7s. 5Jd.

8s. 3}d.

14s. 2|d.

11s. 5}d.

10s. 9|d.

9s. 4|d.

9s. 4|d.

8s. : 10|d.

10s. 9|d.

2. Article 7 of the agreement between the United Kingdom and Canada signed August 20, 1932, secures for a period of ten years to Canadian tobacco the margin of preference above indicated over foreign tobacco so long,

however, as the duty on foreign unmanufactured tobacco does not fall below 2s. Oid. in which event the margin of preference shall be equal to the full duty.

3. Answered by No. 2.

Questions

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   TOBACCO DUTIES
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FEDERAL STALLION BONUS SCHEME

LIB

Mr. McKENZIE (Assiniboia):

Liberal

1. Who were the inspectors appointed for the province of Saskatchewan under the federal stallion bonus scheme?

2. What are their qualifications?

3. What are the names of the stallion owners in Saskatchewan whose stallions were passed as eligible for bonus?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   FEDERAL STALLION BONUS SCHEME
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October 24, 1932