October 28, 1932

BUSINESS OF THE HOUSE

ALL SAINTS DAY ADJOURNMENT-WEDNESDAY EVENING SITTINGS

CON

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

Conservative (1867-1942)

Right Hon. R. B. BENNETT (Prime Minister):

Mr. Speaker, I beg to move:

That when this house adjourns on Monday, October 31, 1932. it stands adjourned until Wednesday, November 2, 1932, and that on the said Wednesday, and subsequent Wednesdays until the end of the session, the sittings shall in every respect be under the same rules as provided for other days.

He said: The motion had better be amended by substituting the word "adjournment" for the words "end of the session."

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LIB

William Lyon Mackenzie King (Leader of the Official Opposition)

Liberal

Mr. MACKENZIE KING:

I was just going to ask my right hon. friend if that was not his intention.

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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:

Yes, and I m'ove accordingly.

Motion as amended agreed to.

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QUESTIONS


(Questions answered orally are indicated by an asterisk).


FRESH FISH-CUSTOMS DUTIES

LIB

Mr. REED:

Liberal

1. What amount of customs duties were collected on fcesh fish during the months of January to the end of September, 1932, by the customs ports of New Westminster and Boundary Bay?

2. What were the respective amounts and number of each variety of fresh fish entering the ports of New Westminster and Boundary Bay during the periods above-mentioned?

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CON

Edmond Baird Ryckman (Minister of National Revenue)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. RYCKMAN:

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

In view of the limited quantity of fish imported at New Westminster and Boundary Bay and the limited number of importers private business might be disclosed if the information asked for were given.

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COST OF WELLAND CANAL

LIB

Mr. MERCIER (St. Henri):

Liberal

1. What was the original estimate for the construction of the Welland canal, province of Ontario?

2. What is the actual cost to date, of said

canal ?

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CON

Mr. MANION: (Minister of Railways and Canals)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. No accurate detailed estimate of the cost of the Welland ship canal was ever

Questions

made. A very rough preliminary estimate made in 1912 totalled $50,000,000.

2. The actual capital net cost of the Welland Ship Canal to September 30, 1932, amounts to $127,308,155.64.

king's counsellors

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LIB

Jean-François Pouliot

Liberal

Mr. POULIOT:

What are the names of the lawyers who received the title of King's Counsel within the last ten years, and what date did each receive said title?

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CON

George Halsey Perley (Minister Without Portfolio)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Sir GEORGE PERLEY:

The following is a list of persons who have been appointed King's Counsel by the Dominion government during the last ten years: Wilfrid Leroy

Phelps, 21st September, 1922; W. Stuart Edwards, 7th January, 1927; The Honourable P. J. A. Cardin, 16th January, 1928; The Honourable Wm. J. Major, 16th January, 1928; Ethraine Herbert Coleman, 3rd September, 1929; The Honourable Maurice Dupre, 12th March, 1931; The Honourable George Black, 17th December, 1931.

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FORMULA K-9-NATIONAL REVENUE

LIB

Mr. POULIOT:

Liberal

1. Since what date has Formula K-9 of the National Revenue department been used?

2. On whose request, by whom and why was it drawn up?

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CON

Mr. RYCKMAN: (Minister of National Revenue)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Form corresponding to present Form K. 9 but altered from time to time, has been used since year 1881, when law was enacted requiring the collector or other proper officer to make a report of seizures to the Commissioner of Customs.

2. Report required by section 171 Customs Act. Form thereof prepared departmentally.

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PENSIONS AND NATIONAL HEALTH-EXPENDITURE

UFA

Mr. GARLAND (Bow River):

United Farmers of Alberta

1. What was the total amount voted to the Department of Pensions and National Health, during each of the past three years?

2. What was the total amount expended?

3. What was the amount that entered in each year direct to pensioners?

4. What was the amount that entered to the medical profession?

5. What was the amount of the cost of administration?

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October 28, 1932