March 2, 1933

DISMISSAL OF G. N. PELLAND

LIB

Mr. CASGRAIN:

Liberal

1. Has Mr. G. N. Pelland, chief herdsman at the experimental farm of Sainte-Anne de la Pocatiere, been dismissed?

2. If so, what were the nature of the complaints lodged against him, and who lodged such complaints?

3. Have these complaints been investigated?

4. If not, why?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   DISMISSAL OF G. N. PELLAND
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CON

Pierre Édouard Blondin (Speaker of the Senate)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. SPEAKER:

Dropped.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   DISMISSAL OF G. N. PELLAND
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GASPE-FEDERAL RELIEF GRANT

CON

Mr. DUGUAY:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Did the federal government contribute to the $60,000 grant given to the needy people of Gaspe in December, 1932?

2. If so, to what extent?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   GASPE-FEDERAL RELIEF GRANT
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CON

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

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. GORDON:

1 and 2. On February 27, 1933, a cheque was forwarded to the provincial authorities at Quebec in which was included an amount of $103.10 being payment of accounts received for direct relief distributed by the municipality of Grande Riviere Ouest, Gaspe county, during the month of December, 1932. The total expenditure in this connection amounted to $309.30, the dominion proportion being 33J per cent, the balance being divided equally between the province and the municipality.

In addition accounts were received from the province of Quebec on February 20, 1933, for direct relief distributed by the provincial authorities from October 1st, 1932, to January 30th, 1933, in the districts of Grand Pabos and Cannes des Roches, Gaspe county. The total expenditure in this regard amounts to $1,204.79 the dominion proportion being 50 per cent or $602.39. These accounts are now being audited and a cheque in payment thereof will be forwarded to the province within a few days.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   GASPE-FEDERAL RELIEF GRANT
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QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS

UNEMPLOYMENT RELIEF REFUNDS-QUEBEC

CON

Mr. DUGUAY:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Has the federal government called upon the provincial government of Quebec to refund certain contributions for unemployment relief?

2. If so, in what cases?

3. For what reasons were such refunds requested ?

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   UNEMPLOYMENT RELIEF REFUNDS-QUEBEC
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UNEMPLOYMENT RELIEF-GASPE

CON

Joseph Léonard Duguay

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. DUGUAY:

Has the Quebec government requested the federal government to grant relief to the needy people of Gaspe?

Topic:   UNEMPLOYMENT RELIEF-GASPE
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ABANDONMENT OF DIRECT RELIEF

CON

Joseph Léonard Duguay

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. DUGUAY:

Has the Quebec government made any representations in favour of the abandonment of the system of direct relief and the reestablishment of the system of public works?

Topic:   ABANDONMENT OF DIRECT RELIEF
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GERMAN SITUATION


On the orders of the day:


LIB

Samuel Factor

Liberal

Mr. S. FACTOR (Toronto West Centre):

May I ask the Prime Minister if the government has received any information concerning the very serious situation in Germany, and if so, whether the Prime Minister would make a statement to enlighten the house.

Topic:   GERMAN SITUATION
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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) :

The answer is in the negative.

Topic:   GERMAN SITUATION
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LIB

Samuel Factor

Liberal

Mr. FACTOR:

May I follow with another

question? There are Canadian citizens resid*

Trade Relations with Russia

ing in Germany or interested in property in Germany. I would like to know from the Prime Minister if the government is taking any steps to secure their safety and security?

Topic:   GERMAN SITUATION
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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:

The answer is, the government has no knowledge of the matter. The government has no representative in Germany. Any information received by the Canadian government would be through the British authorities. No such information has been received.

Topic:   GERMAN SITUATION
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TRADE RELATIONS WITH RUSSIA

March 2, 1933