February 7, 1934

CON

Mr. GORDON:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. No works have been approved under The Relief Act, 1933, for provincial highways in the limits of Champlain and St. Marthe parishes. It would appear that no proposal has been received from the provincial authorities in this regard.

2. See reply to No. 1.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   CHAMPLAIN-ST. MARTHE PARISHES RELIEF WORKS
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LAVIOLETTE COUNTY RELIEF WORKS


Mr. BiARIBEAU: 1. Did the provincial government of Quebec suggest to the federal government the carrying on of certain works to help the unemployed in the county of Laviolette (provincial division), during the year 1933-34, according to the Gordon-Francoeur understanding? 2. If so, what amount was allowed for each item?


CON

Mr. GORDON:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Yes.

2.

Schedule No. 11

Highway No. 19-St. Tite La Tuque section Laviolette county: relocation, widening, grading, blasting, construction of culverts and gravelling. By day labour. To remedy unemployment at La Tuque and Grand'Mere, also along that section of the highway. (See also 11A, List No. 53):

Total estimated cost, $50,000; man-days work provided by project, 25,000; basis of contribution, $0.50 per man-day of work; Dominion proportion, $12,500.

Schedule No. 47

St. George Village, Laviolette County, Waterworks and sidewalks:

Total estimated cost, $5,500; total labour cost, $3,000; basis of contribution, 33J per cent; Dominion proportion, $1,000.

Schedule No. 59

Riviere La Bostonnais-Road works between Mailhiot and Bourgeois townships, Laviolette county, for the needy unemployed at La Bostonnais river and surrounding district. Undertaking to be carried out by the Department of Colonization. (See also 59A, List No. 64):

Total estimated cost, $4,000; man-days work provided by project, 1,688; basis of contribution, $0.50 per man-day of work; Dominion proportion, $844.

Schedule No. 83

Highway No. 19-Almaville, county of St. Maurice and Laviolette. Construction of a new hill including purchase of land and all works preliminary to the laying of a permanent pavement. By day labour. To remedy unemployment at Shawinigan Falls and Almaville :

Total estimated cost, $25,000; man-days work provided by project, 10,000; basis of contribution, $0.50 per man-day of work; Dominion proportion, $5,000.

Schedule No. 11A

Laviolette county-Highway No. 19-St. Tite La Tuque section: relocation, widening, grading, blasting, construction of culverts, gravelling and other improvements. Work camps operated by the roads department. By day labour. To remedy unemployment at La Tuque and Grand'Mere, also along that section of the highway. (Above in addition to schedule No. 11 approved by P.C. 2128 dated October 14, 1933, for a Dominion contribution not to exceed $12,500):

Total estimated cost, $40,000; man-days work provided by project, 20,000; basis of contribution, $0.50 per man-day; Dominion proportion, $10,000.

Schedule No. 59A

County of Laviolette-Road works through Mailhiot and Bourgeois townships. For the needy unemployed at La Bostonnais river and surrounding district. Undertaking to be carried out by the Department of Colonization. (59A in addition to schedule 59 approved by P.C. 2103 dated October 10, 1933. Dominion contribution not to exceed 8844):

Total estimated cost, $3,000; total estimated labour cost, $2,500; man-days work provided by project, 1,562; basis of contribution, $0.50 per man-day; Dominion proportion, $781.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   LAVIOLETTE COUNTY RELIEF WORKS
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CHAMPLAIN COUNTY RELIEF WORKS

CON

Mr. BARIBEAU:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Has the provincial government of Quebec suggested to the federal government, the carrying out of certain works to aid unemployment in the county of Champlain (provincial division), during the year 1933-34, according to the Gordon-11 rancoeur understanding?

2. If so, what amount has been allowed for each item?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   CHAMPLAIN COUNTY RELIEF WORKS
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CON

Mr. GORDON:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Yes.

2. See list attached. ,

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Schedule No. 24

Road between St-Jacqu-es-des-Piles and St. Roch-de-Mekinak, Champlain county. Widening, grading construction of culverts, gravelling. By day labour. To remedy unemployment in Grand'Mere:

Total estimated cost, $20,000; man-days work provided by project, 10,000; basis of contribution, $0.50 per man day of work; Dominion proportion, $5,000:

Schedule No. 32

La Tuque Roberval highway-Exploration and preliminary work such as clearing, construction of culverts and grading, and gravelling works. By day labour. To remedy unemployment at La Tuque and Roberval:.

Total estimated cost, $25,000; man-days work provided by project, 12,500; basis of contribution, $0.50 per man day of work; Dominion proportion, $6,250:

Schedule No. 346

Construction of a new and direct highway between Shawinigan and Grand'Mere, counties of Champlain and St. Maurice. To remedy unemployment at Shawinigan Falls, Grand' Mere and district. By contract:

Total estimated cost, 875,000; total estimated labour cost, $55,000; man-days work provided, 34,000; basis of contribution, $0.50 per man-day; Dominion proportion, $17,000:

Schedule No. 32a

La Tuque-Roberval highway-clearing, blasting, construction of culverts, widening, grading and other improvements between La Tuque and La Croche. By day labour-to remedy unemployment at La Tuque and surrounding district:

Total estimated cost, $5,000; total estimated labour cost, $4,000; man-days work provided by project, 2,500; basis of contribution, $0.50 per man day; Dominion proportion, $1,250:

(Above in addition to Schedule 32 approved by P.C. 1818 dated September 7, 1933, Dominion contribution not to exceed $6,250.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   CHAMPLAIN COUNTY RELIEF WORKS
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BERTHIER-M AS KINONGE RELIEF WORKS

CON

Mr. BARRETTE:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Has the provincial government of Quebec suggested to the federal government the carrying out of certain works to help the unemployed in the county of Berthier-Maskinonge, during the years 1933-34, according to the Gordon-h'rancoeur understanding?

2. If so, in what district and what amount has been expended?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   BERTHIER-M AS KINONGE RELIEF WORKS
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CON

Mr. GORDON:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Yes.

2. Works have been approved for the relief of unemployment in the county of Berthier,

as per list attached. The only account received from the province in this regard is one applying to schedule No. 10 and amounting to $22 Dominion proportion. Payment of this account will be made in due course.

Schedule No. 10

St. Donat St. Michel-des-Saints highway, county of Berthier. Clearing, grading blasting, construction of culverts and bridges, gravelling. By contract (unit prices). To remedy unemployment at St. Michel-des-Saints and St. Zenon:

Total estimated cost, $20,000; total estimated labour cost, $16,000; man-days work provided by project, 10,000; basis of contribution, S0.50 per man-day; Dominion proportion, $5,000:

Schedule No. 312

St. Gabriel de Brandon village, Berthier county-Cleaning of beach, near the Canada Power's mill:

Total estimated cost, $3,000 (No material); total estimated labour cost, $3,000; basis of contribution, 33i per cent; Dominion proportion, $1,000.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   BERTHIER-M AS KINONGE RELIEF WORKS
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POSTMASTER GENERAL-SECRETARIES

LIB

Mr. POULIOT:

Liberal

1. How many secretaries and assistant secretaries has the Postmaster General?

2. What are their names, and where is each one of them at the present time?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   POSTMASTER GENERAL-SECRETARIES
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CON

Mr. DUPRE (for Mr. Sauve): (Solicitor General of Canada)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. One.

2. Maurice Grondin, Ottawa.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   POSTMASTER GENERAL-SECRETARIES
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MR. JEAN BRTJCHESI

LIB

Mr. POULIOT:

Liberal

1. Does Mr. Jean Bruchesi accompany the Postmaster General in an official capacity to Egypt?

2. If so: (a) in what capacity and what are his powers; (b) has he passed the Civil Service Commission examinations; (c) if not, on whose recommendation, by whom, how and when was he appointed; (d) will he remain at Cairo during the entire duration of the postal congress; (e) if so, will he return directly from Cairo to Canada; (f) what is his salary; (g) is he a temporary or permanent employee?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   MR. JEAN BRTJCHESI
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CON

Mr. DUPRE (for Mr. Sauve): (Solicitor General of Canada)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Yes.

2. (a) As attache to act as secretary to the Canadian delegation and to the Postmaster General; (b) no: (c) Postmaster General, under the authority of orders in council dated 7th September and 28th November, 1933; (d) no information; (e) no information; (f) no salary, but an allowance of $20 per

Questions

diem for living expenses, exclusive of telephone, telegraph and transportation charges during the time he is absent from Canada, but not to include days spent on shipboard; (g) no-t an employee.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   MR. JEAN BRTJCHESI
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WORLD ECONOMIC CONFERENCE

LIB

Mr. POULIOT:

Liberal

1. How many countries were officially represented at the world's conference in London in 4933?

2. What countries were so represented.'

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   WORLD ECONOMIC CONFERENCE
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CON

Mr. BENNETT: (Prime Minister; President of the Privy Council; Secretary of State for External Affairs)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Sixty-four.

2. Afghanistan, Union of South Africa, Albania, Germany, Saudi Arabia, Argentine Republic, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Cuba, Danzig, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Egypt, Ecuador, Spain, Estonia, United States of America, Abyssinia, Finland, France, Greece, Guatemala, Haiti, Hungary, India, Iraq, Irish Free State, Iceland, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Liberia, Lithuania, Luxemburg, Mexico, Nicaragua, Norway, New Zealand, Paraguay, Netherlands, Peru, Persia, Poland, Portugal, Roumamia, Salvador, Siam, Sweden, Switzerland, Czechoslovakia, Turkey, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, Uruguay, Venezuela, Yugoslavia.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   WORLD ECONOMIC CONFERENCE
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UNEMPLOYMENT RELIEF-NEW BRUNSWICK

February 7, 1934