November 21, 1932

CON

Mr. DURANLEAU: (Minister of Fisheries; Minister of Marine)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Yes.

2. No.

3. In the opinion of the Department of Marine an investigation was not necessary.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   STEAMER NORTH VOYAGEUR
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CANADIAN NAVY, SUPERIOR OFFICERS


Mr. LaVERGNE: How many superior officers in the Canadian navy are Canadian citizens or native Canadians, and how many were born in foreign countries or in Great Britain?


CON

Donald Matheson Sutherland (Minister of National Defence)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. SUTHERLAND:

I think that question will have to be made more explicit as to just what officers are meant.

Question stands.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   CANADIAN NAVY, SUPERIOR OFFICERS
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RAW LEAF TOBACCO IN BOND

CON

Mr. GOTT:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. How much raw leaf tobacco (pounds) was there in bond in Canada on November 15, 1932?

2. Can the government give a reasonable estimate as to how much tobacco, raw leaf, was held in storage in bond as of the above date?

Questions

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   RAW LEAF TOBACCO IN BOND
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CON

Edmond Baird Ryckman (Minister of National Revenue)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. RYCKMAN:

1 and 2. Data as of November 15, 1932, not available, and figures are of November 1, 1932:

Pounds

Foreign unstemmed tobacco. .. 7,705,144

Foreign stemmed tobacco.. .. 482,496

' Canadian leaf tobacco 7,426,974

Note.-Under tariff item 142, imported raw leaf tobacco entered free and transferred to excise bond under conditions of Excise Act, and when taken for manufacture is subject to duty of forty cents per pound on unstemmed and sixty cents per pound on stemmed.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   RAW LEAF TOBACCO IN BOND
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REBATE ON UNITED STATES TOBACCO

CON

Mr. GOTT:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Is the United States tobacco used for blending or other purposes with Canadian tobacco for export allowed a rebate?

2. If so, how much?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   REBATE ON UNITED STATES TOBACCO
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CON

Edmond Baird Ryckman (Minister of National Revenue)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. RYCKMAN:

1 and 2. Rebate of forty cents per pound allowed on the quantity of foreign leaf (less ten per cent deducted for moisture) contained in manufactured tobacco exported.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   REBATE ON UNITED STATES TOBACCO
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FLOUR PRICES

UFA

Michael Luchkovich

United Farmers of Alberta

Mr. LUCHKOVICH:

What was the price of flour per barrel at Halifax, Montreal, Winnipeg, Edmonton and Vancouver, on September 1, of the years 1931 and 1932?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   FLOUR PRICES
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CON

Henry Herbert Stevens (Minister of Trade and Commerce)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. STEVENS:

Canadian Wholesale Flour Prices, September, 1931-September, 1932

Winnipeg Montreal

Fancy patent First patent per barrel per barrel

s s

September, 1931.. 4 35 5 00

September, 1932.. 3 60 4 60

Comparative wholesale prices for Vancouver,

Edmonton and Halifax not available.

Average Retail Flour Prices, September,

1931-September, 1932

Price per pound l Price per pound

September, September,

1931 1932

cents cents

Halifax. . . . 3-4 3-5

Montreal. . . 3-7 3-4

Winnipeg. . . 3-0 2-7

Edmonton . . 3-0 2-8

Vancouver . . 3-5 31

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   FLOUR PRICES
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ST. LAWRENCE NAVIGATION COMPANY, SUBSIDIES


Mr. LaVERGNE: 1. Did the Lower St. Lawrence Navigation Company obtain subsidies from the government dining the past ten years? 2. If so, what were the amounts of such subsidies, and for what purposes were they granted?


CON

Mr. STEVENS: (Minister of Trade and Commerce)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Yes.

2. Under contract signed April 11, 1930, the following payments have been made:

Fiscal Year Subsidy Paid

1930- 31

S49,9901931- 32

50,0001932- 33 (to September 30).. 28,125

The above subsidies were paid for the performance of the following services:

(a) Rimouski and Pointe-aux-Outardes Service.-Three round trips a week during the season of navigation, from Rimouski to Bersimis, Ue-aux-Outardes and Pointe-aux-Outardes.

Ob) Rimouski, Comeau Bay and Trinity Bay Service.-Three round trips each week during the season of navigation between Rimouski and Comeau Bay; two trips each week being extended to Franklin, Bay St. Nicholas, Godbout and Trinity Bay.

(c) Matane, Trinity Bay and Seven Islands Service.-Two round trips each week during the season of navigation from Matane to Seven Islands, calling each way at Trinity Bay, Pentecost, Egg Island, Shelter Bay, Clarke City and Seven Islands.

During 1932-33 the amount previously voted having been reduced by 25 per cent to 837,500, certain reductions were made in the service. The Rimouski and Pointe-aux-"Outardes Service has been reduced to two trips a week, with one call each week at Pointe Lebel. On the Rimouski and Trinity Bay Service, calls at Comeau Bay have been discontinued, operations at this port having been closed down. Two trips a week have been made from Rimouski to Trinity Bay, extending one trip to Seven Islands, calling at way ports.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   ST. LAWRENCE NAVIGATION COMPANY, SUBSIDIES
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QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS

COUNTY OF BONAVENTURE, PUBLIC WORKS

LIB

Mr. MARCIL:

Liberal

1. Have any works been authorized by the Department of Public Works in the county of Bonaventure, since the first of October last?

2. If so, what are they and what amount has been authorized?

3. Have any such works been authorized in the parish of St. Simeon de Bonaventure, what are they and what amount lias been authorized?

Relief to Pensioners

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   COUNTY OF BONAVENTURE, PUBLIC WORKS
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POST OFFICE REVENUES

November 21, 1932