March 22, 1933

LIB

Mr. POULIOT:

Liberal

1. Did the Post Office Department purchase

10,000 rural mail boxes from Amedee Lesieur of Montreal?

2. If so, on what date?

3. Did the Post Office Department call for tenders before purchasing the said boxes?

4. If so (a) on what date; (b) what were the names and address of each tenderer; (c) the price of each tender?

5. If not, why?

6. Before such purchase was made, did the Post Office Department receive requisitions from the persons in charge of the rural mail boxes for the purchase of a further supply?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   AMEDEE LESIEUR
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CON

Mr. SAUVE: (Postmaster General)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Yes.

2. December 23, 1931.

3. No.

4. Answered by No. 3.

5. Patented box submitted was found satisfactory.

6. Stock of boxes on hand so low that additional purchase necessary.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   AMEDEE LESIEUR
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RADIO LICENCES

CON

Mr. WHITE (London):

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. How many radio receiving set owners paid the licence fee for 1932 in each of the following cities: Ottawa, Toronto, Hamilton, London and Windsor?

2. Are firms selling receiving sets required to report separate sales to the department when such sales are made?

3. If so, how many sales were reported in the above cities in the year 1932?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   RADIO LICENCES
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CON

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

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. For fiscal year 1932-33, eleven months

ending February 28, 1933:

Ottawa and suburbs 19,083

Toronto and suburbs 105,264

Hamilton and suburbs 22,966

Windsor and suburbs 10,599

London and suburbs 11,983

2. No, but before selling a radio set a dealer is required to see that the purchaser is licensed.

3. Answered by No. 2.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   RADIO LICENCES
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MONTREAL POSTAL PARCELS CONTRACT

LIB

Mr. POULIOT:

Liberal

1. Who holds the contract for the transportation of postal parcels in the city of Montreal ?

2. On what date was this contract renewed the last time?

3. What was the amount of the contract (a) before renewal; (b) after renewal?

4. Were tenders called for before the renewal of such contract?

5. If so, what are the names and addresses of the tenderers, and the amount of each tender?

G. If not, why were tenders not called for?

Topic:   MONTREAL POSTAL PARCELS CONTRACT
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CON

Mr. SAUVE: (Postmaster General)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. J. E. Laurent.

2, 3, 4, 5 and 6. The contract for this service was held by Gour & Richer at the rate of 70 cents per hour and was due to expire on September 30, 1930.

On May 1, 1930, instructions were issued to renew this contract for a further term of four years.

Owing to the fact that the department received information that Gour & Richer were farming out the contract these instructions were cancelled and the service placed in the hands of J. E. Laurent from October 28, 1930, under a temporary agreement at the same rate.

Topic:   MONTREAL POSTAL PARCELS CONTRACT
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STE. ANNE DE BEAUPRE, QUE., POSTMASTER

LIB

Joseph Philippe Baby Casgrain

Liberal

Mr. CASGRAIN:

(

What sum of money has Mr. Simeon Ratte, postmaster at Ste-Anne de Beaupre, received by way of salary, commission or otherwise, since his appointment?

Topic:   STE. ANNE DE BEAUPRE, QUE., POSTMASTER
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CON

Arthur Sauvé (Postmaster General)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Air. SAUVE:

86,910.13 from January 3, 1931, date of transfer of office, to February 28, 1933

Topic:   STE. ANNE DE BEAUPRE, QUE., POSTMASTER
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TADOUSSAC-ST. CATHERINES BAY, SERVICE

LIB

Joseph Philippe Baby Casgrain

Liberal

Mr. CASGRAIN:

^ 1. Has the Hon. Minister of Trade and Commerce received any communications from the citizens of the county of Saguenay asking for a twice-daily boat service between Tadoussac and St. Catherines bay?

2. If so, what were the tenor of such petitions or communications?

Questions

Topic:   TADOUSSAC-ST. CATHERINES BAY, SERVICE
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CON

Mr. STEVENS: (Minister of Trade and Commerce)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Yes.

2. Asking that a service of two trips a day be performed.

Topic:   TADOUSSAC-ST. CATHERINES BAY, SERVICE
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DEPORTATIONS

UFA

Mr. LUCHKOVICH:

United Farmers of Alberta

1. What was the number of the deportations for the fiscal years 1931 and 1932, and for the six months of the 1933 fiscal year?

2. What was the nationality of the deportees?

3. How many of these deportations were due to mental, criminal, public charge and unlawful entry causes?

4. What was the cost to Canada of said deportations ?

Topic:   DEPORTATIONS
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CON

Mr. GORDON:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1.

1930- 31

4,3761931- 32

7,0251932- 33 ( 6 mos.)

3,967

6 mos.

2. 1930-31 1931-32 1932-33Arabian 1 _ Albanian. . . . - _ 1Austrian 13 53 26Belgian 16 50 10British 3,099 4,248 2,574Bulgarian. . . . 3 8 8Chinese 73 78 32Czecho Slovak. . 57 311 88Danzig - 3 3Dutch 36 75 42Esthonian. . . . 6 4 2East Indian. . . - 3 -Finnish 95 256 141French 9 16 11German 121 222 119French W. Indies. - - 2Greek 10 17 6Hungarian. . . . 33 179 56Italian 11 24 17Japanese. . . . 3 28 29Jugo-Slav. . . . 39 88 66Latvian 1 2 -Lithuanian. . . 14 29 13Luxemburg. . . - 1 1Maltese 1 1 2Palest ine.... - 1 -Polish 160 500 232Roumanian. . . 70 150 87Russian 2 22 18Danish 92 142 65Icelandic. . . . - 1 1Norwegian. . . 56 111 62Swedish 39 87 61Spanish - 1 -

6 mos.

1930-31 1931-32 1932-33

Swiss 34 46 13Syrian 1 7 -Turkish - 1 -Ukrainian. . . . 1 - -U.S.A 279 260 179Portugese. . . . 1 6 mos.3. 1930-31 1931-32 1932-33Mental 436 330 163Criminal. . . . 868 1,006 452Public charge. . 2,245 4,507 2,694Unlawful entry. . 119 243 141

4.

1930- 31

8146,666 121931- 32

295,159 791932- 33 (6 mos.)

122,628 59

Topic:   DEPORTATIONS
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CARI.ETON POINT, QUE., LIGHTHOUSE KEEPER

LIB

Mr. MARCIL:

Liberal

1. Has Edward Martin been appointed permanently as keeper of the light house at Carleton Point, county of Bona venture, Quebec?

2. If so, when was the appointment made?

Topic:   CARI.ETON POINT, QUE., LIGHTHOUSE KEEPER
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CON

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

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Henri Joseph Martin .was permanently appointed lightkeepeir at Carleton, Quebec, by Civil Service Commission certificate dated May 27, 1932. lit is understood this is the same person as Edward Martin, his name in full being Henri Joseph Edouard Martin.

2. Answered by No. 1.

Topic:   CARI.ETON POINT, QUE., LIGHTHOUSE KEEPER
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March 22, 1933