April 13, 1933

PRIVATE BILL

FIRST AND SECOND READINGS-SENATE BILL


Bill No. 76, respecting the Quebec, Montreal and Southern Railway Company.-Mr. Simpson (Algoma).


UNEMPLOYMENT RELIEF

CON

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

Conservative (1867-1942)

Hon. W. A. GORDON (Minister of Labour) :

I desire to lay on the table of the

fMr. Ralston.]

house a number of orders in council passed pursuant to the relief legislation.

Topic:   UNEMPLOYMENT RELIEF
Permalink

QUESTION PASSED AS ORDER FOR RETURN

ENGAGEMENT OF LAWYERS-BRITISH COLUMBIA

LIB

Mr. REID:

Liberal

1. What lawyers, of Vancouver or New Westminster, were engaged by the government during the fiscal year ending 1932-33?

2. For what specific purpose was each engaged ?

3. What respective amounts were paid by way of fees, emoluments or expenses to each of these lawyers so engaged?

4. Are any amounts still outstanding; if so, *what amounts are yet to be paid?

Topic:   QUESTION PASSED AS ORDER FOR RETURN
Subtopic:   ENGAGEMENT OF LAWYERS-BRITISH COLUMBIA
Permalink
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):

I think this will have to stand as an order for return, because it affects every department of the government. It will have to be circulated by the Secretary of State to-all departments.

Topic:   QUESTION PASSED AS ORDER FOR RETURN
Subtopic:   ENGAGEMENT OF LAWYERS-BRITISH COLUMBIA
Permalink

INQUIRY FOR RETURN


On the orders of the day: Mr. JEAN-FRANCOIS POULIOT (Temis-couata): Yesterday, Mr. Speaker, as reported' at page 3859 of Hansard, I asked the Postmaster General (Mr. Sauve) with regard to a return ordered by the house on February 8, with respect to the post office at Missanabie, Ontario. The minister replied: "I have nothing: to say to-day." I protested, and the Prime-Minister (Mr. Bennett) said, referring to the Postmaster General: He might have said, "I shall take this as a notice and deal with the matter to-morrow"- I should like to ask the right hon. gentleman whether the to-morrow to which he referred then is to-day.


CON

Pierre Édouard Blondin (Speaker of the Senate)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. SPEAKER:

What point is the hon. gentleman trying to make?

Topic:   INQUIRY FOR RETURN
Permalink
LIB

Jean-François Pouliot

Liberal

Mr. POULIOT:

I am asking if the return will be completed to-day, because that is what I understood from the remarks of the Prime Minister yesterday,

Topic:   INQUIRY FOR RETURN
Permalink
CON

Richard Bedford Bennett (Prime Minister; President of the Privy Council; Secretary of State for External Affairs)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. BENNETT:

The Postmaster General is not here.

Topic:   INQUIRY FOR RETURN
Permalink

DREDGING-DETROIT RIVER


On the orders of the day:


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):

Yesterday the hon. member for South Essex (Mr. Gott) asked a question with-respect to the operations being carried on in the Detroit river for the purpose of deepening the channel. I have again looked into the matter; I find that a contractor is in charge of the operations and that following the state-

Supply-Trade-Grain Act

ment made in this chamber a few days ago by the hon. gentleman we communicated with the United States legation. I am informed that an engineer of the United States government will visit, or is on his way, or is visiting the scene of the operation, and a report will be made without delay.

The house in committee of supply, Mr. Lafleohe in, the chair.

Topic:   DREDGING-DETROIT RIVER
Permalink

TRADE AND COMMERCE


The Canada Grain Act, including management, operation, maintenance and equipment of elevators, administration of, $2,295,172.20.


LIB

William Richard Motherwell

Liberal

Mr. MOTHERWELL:

This is a slack day, with small 'attendance, to take up this item; the minister has left it until quite late.

Topic:   TRADE AND COMMERCE
Permalink

April 13, 1933