March 16, 1933

UNEMPLOYMENT RELIEF

CON

George Gordon

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. GORDON:

I desire to lay on the table a number of orders in council passed pursuant to the relief legislation.

Topic:   UNEMPLOYMENT RELIEF
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SUPPLEMENTARY ESTIMATES, 1932-33


A message from His Excellency the Governor General transmitting further supplementary estimates for the financial year ending March 31, 1933, was presented by Hon. E. N. Rhodes (Minister of Finance), read by Mr. Speaker to the house, and referred to the committee of supply.


QUESTIONS


(Questions anwered orally are indicated by an asterisk.)


CANADIAN DELEGATES-LEAGUE OF NATIONS


Mr. LaVERGNE: 1. What are the names of the members and the persons constituting the Canadian delegations sent annually to the League of Nations for 1932-33? 2. What are the items making up the total annual expenditures in connection with these trips ?


CON

Hugh Guthrie (Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. GUTHRIE:

1932-33.-13th Assembly-Hon. C. H. Cahan, $2,261.77; Henry F. Munro, $1,437.10; Madame Chas. Fremont, $1,440.04.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   CANADIAN DELEGATES-LEAGUE OF NATIONS
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SUBVEY OF NATIONAL PORTS

LIB

Mr. MACKENZIE (Vancouver Centre):

Liberal

1. What was the total cost of the Gibb commission investigating national ports?

2. By whom was it paid?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   SUBVEY OF NATIONAL PORTS
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CON

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

Conservative (1867-1942)

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   SUBVEY OF NATIONAL PORTS
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SMELT FISHING-RESTIGOUCHE RIVER

LIB

Mr. MARCIL:

Liberal

1. Were any complaints received by the Department of Fisheries regarding smelt fishing on the Quebec side of the Restigouehe river ?

2. If so, by whom were these complaints made, what were they, and what action was taken, if any?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   SMELT FISHING-RESTIGOUCHE RIVER
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CON

Alfred Duranleau (Minister of Fisheries; Minister of Marine)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. DURANLEAU:

1 and 2. A request was made by the Department of Colonization, Game and Fisheries of Quebec, for an extension of the season this year. The same season applied on the other side of the river and throughout Quebec, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island. In the interest of the industry as a whole no extension of the season was authorized anywhere.

BRAZILIAN BONDS HELD IN CANADA*

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   SMELT FISHING-RESTIGOUCHE RIVER
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LIB

Mr. JEAN:

Liberal

1. What is the amount of bonds issued by the government of the United States of Brazil held in Canada?

2. Is the government of the United States of Brazil meeting its interest and sinking fund payments on said bonds?

3. If not, have any representations been made to the said government for the protection of Canadian holders of these bonds?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   SMELT FISHING-RESTIGOUCHE RIVER
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CON

Edgar Nelson Rhodes (Minister of Finance and Receiver General)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. RHODES:

The answer to parts 1 and 2 is that the government has no information. The answer to part 3 is no.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   SMELT FISHING-RESTIGOUCHE RIVER
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QUESTION PASSED AS ORDER FOR RETURN

LIB

Mr. PERRAS:

Liberal

1. How many fluorspar mines are being operated in Canada?

2. What is the location of each such mine and total production for each one in the years 1930, 1931, and 1932?

3. How many tons of fluorspar have been imported into Canada in the years 1930, 1931, and 1932, from (a) any part of the United Kingdom; (b) France; (c) Germany; (d) the United States?

4. What is the rate of duty on fluorspar imported from (a) the United Kingdom; (b) France; (c) Germany; (d) the United States?

5. What is the total value of the importations from the above countries and total duties collected in the case of each country exporting fluorspar to Canada?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   QUESTION PASSED AS ORDER FOR RETURN
Sub-subtopic:   FLUORSPAR MINES
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CON

Charles Hazlitt Cahan (Secretary of State of Canada)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. CAHAN:

Tabled forthwith.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   QUESTION PASSED AS ORDER FOR RETURN
Sub-subtopic:   FLUORSPAR MINES
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March 16, 1933