October 26, 1932

QUESTIONS


(Questions answered orally are indicated by an asterisk.)


GARIBALDI PARK

LIB

Albert Edward Munn

Liberal

Mr. MUNN:

Was the area known as Garibaldi park, British Columbia, offered to the Dominion government by the government of the province of British Columbia; if so, on what terms?

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CON

George Halsey Perley (Minister Without Portfolio)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Sir GEORGE PERLEY:

No.

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POTATO AND CATTLE EMBARGO

CON

Mr. LAURIN:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Were representations made by the Quebec government to the Dominion government, since 1921, in connection with England's embargo on our potatoes and cattle?

2. If so, on what dates?

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Sir GEORGE PERLEY: (Minister Without Portfolio)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. No.

2. Answered by No. 1.

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SS. MARGARET

LIB

Mr. DUFF:

Liberal

1. Was the ss. Margaret, formerly in the preventive service, sold?

2. Were tenders asked for in this connection?

3. If so, who are the tenderers and what is the amount of each tender?

4. To whom was she sold and at what price?

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Mr. RHODES: (Minister of Finance and Receiver General)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Yes.

2. Yes; tenders were called by public advertisement.

3. F. L. Zimmerman, 818,000; Manseau Shipyards Limited, 85,000; John Simon, $2,000.

4. F. L. Zimmerman, $18,000.

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* CANADIAN PACIFIC RAILWAY COMPANY- SEQUESTRATED STOCK

LIB

Mr. BLAIR:

Liberal

1. For how many years did the Canadian custodian of enemy alien property hold Canadian Pacific Company stock sequestrated from alien enemies residing in Germany and Austria, and what was the value of the stock so sequestrated?

2. Has the Canadian Pacific Railway Company paid the government of Canada the dividends earned upon such sequestrated stock?

3. How much Canadian Pacific Company stock is still in the hands of the custodian?

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

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. BENNETT:

This question will stand. It is doubtful whether in the public interest it should be answered. I am having some further inquiries made. It is not a department of government that is affected.

Question stands.

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Subtopic:   * CANADIAN PACIFIC RAILWAY COMPANY- SEQUESTRATED STOCK
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RUSSIAN OIL SHIPMENT

LIB

Mr. MACKENZIE (Vancouver):

Liberal

1. Have two shipments of oil arrived in Canada recently from the Soviet Republic of Russia?

2. If so, who were the consignors and consignees. respectively, of these shipments?

3. What was the nature of the oil in such shipments?

4. What duty, if any, was paid upon such shipments?

5. Is it the intention of the government to authorize such shipments in the future?

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Mr. RYCKMAN: (Minister of National Revenue)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Yes.

2, 3 and 4. It is contrary to the established practice to give information that would disclose the business of any private concern.

5. The department has no information.

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UNEMPLOYMENT RELIEF EXPENDITURES

LIB

Eusèbe Roberge

Liberal

Mr. ROBERGE:

What amounts did the Dominion government grant as direct aid. during the years 19301931-1932: [a) to the town of Black Lake;

(b) to the town of Thetford Mines?

Questions

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Wesley Ashton Gordon (Minister of Immigration and Colonization; Minister of Labour; Minister of Mines)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. GORDON:

Unemployment Relief Act, 1930 Public Works Co. Megantic

Name of municipality Total estimated cost of works Basis of contribution Dominion proportion Disburse- mentsMun. Prov. Dom. s % % % $ $Black Lake 15,000 20 40 40 6,000 6,000 01

Direct Relief

Total Dominion

- disburse- Mun. Prov. Dom. proportion

ment

$ % % % $Black Lake 1,495 53 331 33$ 33$ 498 51

The Unemployment and Farm Relief Act, 1931 and Continuance Act, 1932

Public Works

Name of municipality Total estimated cost of works Basis of contribution Dominion proportion Disburse- mentsMun. Prov. Dom. $ % % % $ $Black Lake 35,000 10 45 45 15,750 15,750 00

Direct Relief

- Total disburse- ment Mun. Prov. Dom. Dominion proportion$ % % % $5,000 33$ 33$ 33$ 1,666 67

Summary

Public Works-

The Unemployment Relief Act, 1930 $ 6,000 01

The Unemployment and Farm Relief Act, 1931 and Continuance Act, 1932.... 15,750 00

Total Public Works $ 21,750 01

Direct Relief-

The Unemployment Relief Act, 1930 $ 498 51

The Unemployment and Farm Relief Act, 1931 and Continuance Act, 1932.... 1,666 67

Total Direct Relief $ 2,165 18

Grand Total $ 23,915 19

Questions

Total Public Works.

85,250 03

Direct Relief-

The Unemployment Relief Act, 1930 $ 16,106 68

The Unemployment and Farm Relief Act, 1931 and Continuance Act, 1932 12,666 67

Total Direct Relief $ 28,773 35

Grand Total S 114,023 38

[Mr. Gordon.l

Wheat Shipments

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October 26, 1932