March 2, 1933

LIB

Mr. CASGRAIN:

Liberal

1. Is General D. M. Ormond, superintendent of penitentiaries, in receipt of a pension?

2. If so, what is the amount of such pension?

3. For what reason does he receive such pension ?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   GENERAL D. M. ORMOND-PENSION
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CON

Mr. GUTHRIE: (Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Yes.

2. $2,890.80 per annum; of which $1,540.93 is paid to General Ormond at the present time in order to make his annual salary as Superintendent of Penitentiaries equal to the rate of pay and allowances of which he was in receipt at the time of his appointment as superintendent as provided by subsection 13 of section 4 of the Militia Pension Act.

3. Long service.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   GENERAL D. M. ORMOND-PENSION
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ARMAMENT EXPORTS

IND

Mr. MacINNIS:

Independent Labour

1. Are any arms or armament material (munitions of war) manufactured in Canada for export?

2. If so, what was the value of such arms or armament material exported from Canada for the year 1932, or if the figures for 1932 are not available, for the last year for which figures are available?

3. If No. 1 is in the affirmative what was the name or names of the firm or firms exporting such arms or armament material, and the country or countries to which such arms or armament materials were exported?

4. Is it necessary for firms exporting arms or armaments to have a permit from the government?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   ARMAMENT EXPORTS
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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:

I think the question in that form should be dropped. When it is asked "are any arms or armament material- munitions of war-manufactured in Canada for export" one cannot say with any degree

3. The average levels for Jan. Dec.

1863-1872

1873-1882

1883-1892

1893-1902

1903-1912

1913-1922

1923-1932

Elevations are in feet above mean sea level.

of certainty to what use any country importing certain materials may put them. What might be used for purposes of war in one country might noit be in another. Unless there is something much more specific, the question could not be answered.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   ARMAMENT EXPORTS
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CON

Pierre Édouard Blondin (Speaker of the Senate)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. SPEAKER:

Dropped.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   ARMAMENT EXPORTS
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IND

Angus MacInnis

Independent Labour

Mr. MacINNIS:

Is it understood that the whole of the question be dropped, or only the first part?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   ARMAMENT EXPORTS
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CON

Pierre Édouard Blondin (Speaker of the Senate)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. SPEAKER:

The question is not debatable. The question will be dropped for the time being, for revision. As pointed out by the Prime Minister it is not specific enough to be answered.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   ARMAMENT EXPORTS
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GREAT LAKES LEVELS

CON

Mr. ARTHURS:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. What is the lowest monthly mean level for each of the great lakes, Ontario, Erie, Huron and Superior, since records have been kept?

2. What were the same levels for January, 1933?

3. What were the average levels for each ten years ending January, 1873 to 1933?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   GREAT LAKES LEVELS
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CON

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

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. The lowest monthly mean level of the great lakes since records have been kept are:

Superior (April, 1926) 599-99

Huron (February, 1926).. .. 577-44

Erie (February, 1926) 569-73

Ontario (November, 1895). .. 243-34

2. The levels for January, 1933, were:

Superior 601-95

Huron 577-70

Erie 570-86

Ontario 244-21

each ten yearsending January, 1873, to 1933, were:

Superior Huron Erie Ontario602-23 581-37 572-97 246-35602-27 581-90 572-99 246-01601-94 581-87 573-00 246-47602-51 580-25 571-87 245-01602-28 580-53 572-28 246-05602-31 580-46 572-16 245-99601-84 579-2S 571-66 245-50

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   GREAT LAKES LEVELS
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UNEMPLOYMENT RELIEF-ASBESTOS, QUE.

CON

Joseph-François Laflèche

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. LAFLECHE:

What amount has the federal government contributed by way of direct relief since 1930, to the town of Asbestos, Richmond county?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   UNEMPLOYMENT RELIEF-ASBESTOS, QUE.
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CON

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

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. GORDON:

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   UNEMPLOYMENT RELIEF-ASBESTOS, QUE.
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PORT DANIEL EAST, QUEBEC-WHARF REPAIRS


Mr. MARCH.: 1. What amount was authorized in 1932-33 for repairs to the wharf at Port Daniel East, Bonaventure county, and how much has been paid to date? 2. Out of what appropriation was this expenditure authorized ? 3. Were tenders called for; if not, why?


CON

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

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. (a) $13,S20.53; (b) $13,110.13.

2. Harbours and rivers generally, Quebec.

3. (a) No; (b) To avoid delay which the calling of tenders and preparation of plans would entail before a very urgent work could be undertaken, and also because the work could be done more expeditiously and economically by day labour than by contract.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   PORT DANIEL EAST, QUEBEC-WHARF REPAIRS
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BONAVENTURE COUNTY RELIEF WORK

LIB

Mr. MARCIL:

Liberal

1. Did the Minister of Public Works receive any request from Bonaventure county to alternate men employed so as to give the unemployed a chance to secure some work?

2. If so, what answer was given to such request ?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   BONAVENTURE COUNTY RELIEF WORK
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CON

Mr. STEWART (Leeds): (Minister of Public Works)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Requests have been received from persons applying for employment on works being carried out by the department. These applications were referred for consideration to the district engineer, who is under instructions to secure the best help available, giving preference to the heads of families or those with dependents.

2. Answered by No. 1.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   BONAVENTURE COUNTY RELIEF WORK
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March 2, 1933