November 18, 1932

QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS

EASTERN PASSAGE, N.S.-SEAPLANE STATION

LIB

Mr. ILSLEY:

Liberal

1. (a) Are any seaplanes stationed at Eastern Passage, Halifax county, Nova Scotia, under the authority of the government or any department; (b), if so, how many; (c) if not, were any seaplanes stationed there since January 1, 1931, and how many, and for what period?

2. How many men are employed at Eastern Passage in connection with such planes, or with the station at which they are stationed, including pilots, observers, mechanics and watchmen?

3. Under the authority of what department or branch of the government's service do such men act?

i. What was the original cost of the planes which have been since January 1, 1931, or are now, stationed there?

5. What has been the cost of the maintenance of_ such station at Eastern Passage since the arrival of any planes there?

6. What has been the cost of transportation of ^planes, men and supplies to such station?

7. (a) How many government-owned motor cars are attached to such station; (b) how much did they cost, and what has been the cost of their maintenance and operation since their arrival there?

8. How many persons engaged in smuggling or rum running have been apprehended as a result of the presence at such station of such planes?

9. Has any property, smuggled or attempted to be smuggled, been seized as the result of the presence there of such planes? If so, what is its value?

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   EASTERN PASSAGE, N.S.-SEAPLANE STATION
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PREVENTIVE SERVICE BOATS

LIB

Mr. ILSLEY:

Liberal

1. What preventive service boats which were in the .service in 1931, were disposed of in 1932?

2. What was the age of each of such boats, and the reason for disposing of them respectively?

3. What disposition was made of each of the boats so disposed of, and in the case of those sold, what was the sale price?

4. W'hat are the names of the boats acquired by the preventive service in 1932, and what is the age of each boat so acquired?

5. As to the boats so acquired, were they purchased, leased or how otherwise acquired, and in the case of those purchased, what were the purchase prices respectively?

6. Have any of the boats acquired this year been conditioned or repaired since being so acquired, and if so, what has been the cost of such conditioning or repairs of each?

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   PREVENTIVE SERVICE BOATS
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MOTIONS FOR PAPERS

DISMISSAL OF ALLAN A. KENNEDY

LIB

William Duff

Liberal

Mr. DUFF (for Mr. Urquhart):

For a copy of all correspondence, telegrams, reports and other documents, relating to the

12Sfi COMMONS

Imperial Conference-Trade Agreements

dismissal in or about the month of February, 1932, of Allan A. Kennedy of Inverness, Nova Scotia, from his position in the Department of Public Works as general repairer to telegraph services.

Topic:   MOTIONS FOR PAPERS
Subtopic:   DISMISSAL OF ALLAN A. KENNEDY
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DISMISSAL OF MR. LOUIS LEMONDE

LIB

Paul-Arthur Séguin

Liberal

Mr. SEGUIN (for Mr. Fontaine):

For a copy of all telegrams, correspondence, reports, petitions, and other documents exchanged between the Post Office Department and any persons from July 28, 1930, with respect to the dismissal of Mr. Louis Lemonde, the postmaster at Saint Jean Baptiste, Kouville county; also a copy of all documents in the possession of the government relative to the said postmastership.

Topic:   DISMISSAL OF MR. LOUIS LEMONDE
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GASOLINE PRICES

LIB

Thomas Reid

Liberal

Mr. REID:

For a copy of all correspondence exchanged between the provincial government of British Columbia and the Prime Minister or any minister of the federal cabinet, regarding the price charged the users of gasoline, between January 1, 1932, and September 30, 1932.

Topic:   GASOLINE PRICES
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CANADIAN POLICY IN THE FAR EAST


On the orders of the day:


LAB

James Shaver Woodsworth

Labour

Mr. J. S. WOODSWORTH (Winnipeg North Centre):

I should like to ask the Prime Minister a question which, if he is not prepared to answer today he possibly might answer on a future occasion: What, if any, is the policy of His Majesty's government in Canada in regard to the situation in the far east and to the Lytton report?

Topic:   CANADIAN POLICY IN THE FAR EAST
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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):

I shall be glad to furnish the hon. member with an answer on Monday. Might I say to him that the whole question is sub judice and it is a question of policy which in its entirety I do not think should be communicated to the house at this time.

Topic:   CANADIAN POLICY IN THE FAR EAST
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DISARMAMENT CONFERENCE


On the orders of the day:


LIB

William Lyon Mackenzie King (Leader of the Official Opposition)

Liberal

Right Hon. W. L. MACKENZIE KING (Leader of the Opposition):

The Prime Minister mentioned two days ago that we would probably receive a report of our delegates to the disarmament conference in the course of a few days. The report was being printed at that time, I understand.

Topic:   DISARMAMENT CONFERENCE
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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) :

As the right hon. gentleman will

realize, the conference has not yet concluded its labours, but the senior member of our delegation, the Right Hon. Sir George Per-ley, has furnished me with an interim report and I have been discussing with him just what action might be taken upon it. Whether

or not I should lay upon the table the interim report and he should make a short statement or I a long statement is a matter which is not yet settled but which we shall deal with on Monday. [DOT]

Topic:   DISARMAMENT CONFERENCE
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November 18, 1932