April 19, 1933

RAILWAY ESTIMATES, 1933-34


A message from His Excellency the Governor General transmitting supplementary estimates for the financial year ending March 31, 1934, was presented by Hon. E. N. Rhodes (Minister of Finance), read by Mr. Speaker to the house, and referred to the select standing committee on railways and shipping.


LIB

William Lyon Mackenzie King (Leader of the Official Opposition)

Liberal

Mr. MACKENZIE KING:

Do these estimates refer exclusively to the Canadian National Railways?

Topic:   RAILWAY ESTIMATES, 1933-34
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CON

Edgar Nelson Rhodes (Minister of Finance and Receiver General)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. RHODES:

To the Canadian National Railways and the Canadian National Steamships.

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QUESTIONS


(Questions answered orally are indicated by an asterisk).


INCOME TAX

LIB

Mr. ROBERGE:

Liberal

1. How many persons, companies, corporations or others paid income tax in 1932 on an income of (a) $10,000 to $20,000; (b) $20,000 to $50,000; (c) $50,000 to $75,000; (d) $75,000 to $125,000: (e) $125,000 to $175,000; (f)

$175,000 to $225,000; (g) $225,000 to $250,000?

2. What was the total amount of revenue collected by the government in 1932 under the heading of income tax?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   INCOME TAX
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CON

Mr. RYCKMAN: (Minister of National Revenue)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Individuals Corporations(a) 8,306 849(b) 2,867 879(c) 1 (d) 1 (e) [ 614 971(f) 1 (g) J It is not deemed in the public interestanswer (d), (e), (f), (g) separately. 2. 861 ,254,: 399.80.

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Subtopic:   INCOME TAX
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ST. OMER, QTJE., PROTECTION WORK

LIB

Mr. MARCIL:

Liberal

1. Was any protection work constructed by the Department of Public Works on the property of Omer Arseneau, at Saint-Omer, county of Bonaventure, and at what cost?

2. Was this work inspected by the engineer of the department?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   ST. OMER, QTJE., PROTECTION WORK
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CON

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

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. No.

2. Answered by No. 1.

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Subtopic:   ST. OMER, QTJE., PROTECTION WORK
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CLOSING OP POST OFFICES

LIB

Mr. POULIOT:

Liberal

1. How many post offices have been closed in each province since November 1, 1932?

2. How many new post offices have been opened in each province since the same date?

3. How many of these new post offices have a net revenue, after deducting the postmaster's salary and mail carriage charges from the gross

revenue?

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Subtopic:   CLOSING OP POST OFFICES
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CON

Mr. SAUVE: (Postmaster General)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Nova Scotia 13

Prince Edward Island 0

New Brunswick 6

Quebec 15

Ontario 9

Manitoba 3

Saskatchewan 8

Alberta 5

British Columbia 2

Yukon 0

North West Territories 0

2. Nova Scotia 0

Prince Edward Island 0

New Brunswick 1

Quebec 15

Ontario 3

Manitoba 0

Saskatchewan 9

Alberta 12

British Columbia 2

Yukon 0

North West Territories 1

3. Offices not in operation long enough to enable the department to say whether there will foe a net revenue or not.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   CLOSING OP POST OFFICES
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DISMISSAL OF POSTMASTERS

LIB

Mr. POULIOT:

Liberal

1. Since November 1, 1932, how many postmasters lost their position in each province by reason of the removal of post office ordered by the Postmaster General?

2. How many of these postmasters were instructed to change the location of the post office before such change was made?

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Subtopic:   DISMISSAL OF POSTMASTERS
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CON

Mr. SAUVE: (Postmaster General)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Ontario Nil

Quebec 5

Nova Scotia 2

New Brunswick 2

Prince Edward Island Nil

Manitoba Nil

Saskatchewan Nil

Alberta Nil

British Columbia Nil

2. None.

Advances to Provinces

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   DISMISSAL OF POSTMASTERS
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BOARD OF GRAIN COMMISSIONERS-LEGAL SERVICES

CON

Albert Joseph Brown

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. BROWN:

What was the amount of the fees paid for legal services by the Board of Grain Commissioners during each of the five crop years immediately preceding July 31, 1932?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   BOARD OF GRAIN COMMISSIONERS-LEGAL SERVICES
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April 19, 1933