April 27, 1933

RADIO BROADCASTING

APPROVAL OF PURCHASE OF CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS BROADCASTING STATIONS

CON

Pierre Édouard Blondin (Speaker of the Senate)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. SPEAKER:

I have the honour to inform the house that a message has been received from the Senate informing this house that the Senate have adopted the following resolution:

Resolved: That pursuant to the provisions of the Canadian Radio Broadcasting Act, 1932, the Senate of Canada hereby approves the purchase of the radio broadcasting stations and equipment of the Canadian National Railways by the Canadian Radio Broadcasting Commission for the sum of $50,000.

Topic:   RADIO BROADCASTING
Subtopic:   APPROVAL OF PURCHASE OF CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS BROADCASTING STATIONS
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PRINTING OF PARLIAMENT


Mr. W. C. S. McLURE (Queens) moved that the first report of the joint committee of both houses on the printing of parliament, presented to the house on Tuesday, April 25, 1933, be concurred in. Motion agreed to.


QUESTIONS


(Questions answered orally are indicated by an asterisk).


BIGWOOD, ONT., DOCK

LIB

Mr. HURTUBISE:

Liberal

1. Is the Department of Public Works doing any work on a dock at Bigwood, Ontario?

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2. If so, what amount is set apart for this work ?

3. Is the work being done by contract or by day labour or partly by each?

4. Who is in charge of the work?

5. If the work is being done by day labour, who have been employed on the work?

6. On whose recommendation are men engaged and what salaries are being paid?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   BIGWOOD, ONT., DOCK
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CON

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

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. No.

2, 3, 4, 5 and 6. Answered by No. 1.

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Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   BIGWOOD, ONT., DOCK
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NORANDA-ROUYN MAIL TRANSPORTATION

LIB

Joseph-Arthur Bradette

Liberal

Mr. BRADETTE:

What is the yearly contract price that has been paid to the mail carriers transporting mail from the town of Noranda to the station of Noranda, and also from the town of Rouyn to the railway station of Rouyn for the years 1930, 1931, 1932, respectively?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   NORANDA-ROUYN MAIL TRANSPORTATION
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CON

Arthur Sauvé (Postmaster General)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. SAUVE:

Noranda & N.C. railway station, $280; Noranda & C.N. railway station, $480-$760 for 1930.

Noranda & N.C. railway station, $280; Noranda & C.N. railway station, $513.30- $793.30 for 1931.

Noranda & N.C. railway station, $280; Noranda & C.N. railway station, $480-$760 for 1932.

Rouyn & N.C. railway station, $500; Rouyn & C.N. railway station, $575-$1,075 for 1930.

Rouyn & N.C. railway station, $500; Rouyn & C.N. railway station, $614.52- $1,114.52 for 1931.

Rouyn & NjC. railway station, $400; Rouyn & C.N. railway station, $575-$975 for 1932.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   NORANDA-ROUYN MAIL TRANSPORTATION
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NEW RURAL MAIL ROUTES

UFA

Mr. GARDINER:

United Farmers of Alberta

1. How many new mail routes have been opened during the fiscal year 1932-1933?

2. How many new rural mail routes have been opened in each province during the same

period?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   NEW RURAL MAIL ROUTES
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CON

Arthur Sauvé (Postmaster General)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. SAUVE:

1 and 2. Prince Edward Island Nil

Nova Scotia 8

New Brunswick 8

Quebec 9

Ontario 5

Manitoba Nil

Saskatchewan Nil

Alberta 3

British Columbia 1

Total 34

Settlers in Rouyn District

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   NEW RURAL MAIL ROUTES
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CARLETON, QUE., POSTMASTERSHIP

LIB

Mr. MARCIL:

Liberal

1. Has there been any change in the postmastership of Carleton, Quebec; if so, for what reason?

2. Were any charges made, and what were

they ? _

3. Were they investigated, by whom, and with what result?

4. If a new appointment has been made, who is the appointee, and on whose recommendation was it made?

5. Is the appointment permanent? s

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   CARLETON, QUE., POSTMASTERSHIP
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CON

Mr. SAUVE: (Postmaster General)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Yes, financial irregularities.

2 and 3. In view of the postmistress' failure to follow the regulations, a special inspection by Post Office Inspector Pouliot was made which led to the discovery of very serious irregularities necessitating her immediate removal from office.

4. Frank Joseph Allard has been appointed by the Postmaster General.

5. Yes.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   CARLETON, QUE., POSTMASTERSHIP
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UNEMPLOYMENT RELIEF

April 27, 1933