March 22, 1934

PRIVATE BILLS COMMITTEE


Third report of the select standing committee on miscellaneous private bills-Mr. Stinson.


LIVE STOCK AND PRODUCTS


Hon. ROBERT WEIR (Minister of Agriculture) moved for leave to introduce Bill No. 40, to amend the Live Stock and Live Stock Products Act. He said: The changes to be made by this bill are not very important. Certain changes in definition are being made in order to comply with the modern practices of the trade. Another change is in connection with the control of chick hatcheries by any province wishing to have such control. Section 8, subsection 5 is being amended by the substitution of the word "thirty" for the word "sixty." The principle of the act is not being changed in any way. Motion agreed to and bill read the first time.


QUESTIONS


(Questions answered orally are indicated by an asterisk.)


AIR MAIL SERVICE, CHIEF SUPERINTENDENT

LIB

Mr. BOULANGER:

Liberal

1. Who is the chief superintendent of the air mail service?

2. When was he appointed?

3. What is his salary?

4. Where was he born?

5. How long had he been in Canada prior to his appointment to the civil service of Canada?

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Subtopic:   AIR MAIL SERVICE, CHIEF SUPERINTENDENT
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CON

Mr. DUPRE: (Solicitor General of Canada)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. George Herring.

2. First appointed to civil service April 2, 1907. Appointed to present position April 1, 1929.

3. $4,620 per annum.

4. Inverness, Scotland.

5. Approximately one year.

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Subtopic:   AIR MAIL SERVICE, CHIEF SUPERINTENDENT
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SWIFT CURRENT EXPERIMENTAL FARM-SUPERINTENDENT

UFA

Mr. GARLAND (Bow River):

United Farmers of Alberta

1. What was the annual salary paid' to Mr. Taggart, superintendent of the Swift Current experimental farm during each of the years in which he held the position?

2. How many expert assistants did he have?

3. What was the total amount paid to them in each of the same years?

4. What percentage of the cost of running the Swift Current experimental farm has been paid out of the revenues received from the production since 1929?

5. What is the total amount expended on the said farm in each year since 1929?

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Subtopic:   SWIFT CURRENT EXPERIMENTAL FARM-SUPERINTENDENT
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CON

Mr. WEIR (Melfort): (Minister of Agriculture)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. March 31, 1922, $1,140; March 31, 1923, $2,160; March 31, 1924, $2,280; March 31, 1925, $2,400; March 31, 1926, $2,520; March 31, 1927, $2,640; March 31, 1928, $2,880; March 31, 1929, $3,000; March 31, 1930, $3,090; March 31. 1931, $3,120; March 31, 1932, $3,120; March 31, 1933, $2,772; March 31, 1934, $2,772.

2. Two.

3. March 31, 1923, $825; March 31, 1924, $1,664.46; March 31, 1925, $1,609.98; March 31, 1926, $1,650; March 31, 1927, $1,710; March 31, 1928, $3,630; March 31, 1929, $3,720; March 31, 1930, $3,426.60; March 31, 1931, $3,490.50; March 31, 1932, $3,645; March 31, 1933, $3,240; March 31, 1934, $3,240.

4. -83 per cent.

5. 1929-30, $52,372.38; 1930-31, $56,229.25; 1931-32, $59,260.45; 1932-33, $42,093; 1933-34 to February 28, 1934, $37,124.62.

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EASTER RECESS

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) moved:

That when this house adjourns on Wednesday the 28th of March instant, it shall stand adjourned until Monday the 9th of April, 1934.

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Motion agreed to.


RURAL CREDITS


On the orders of the day.


UFA

William Thomas Lucas

United Farmers of Alberta

Mr. W. T. LUCAS (Camrose):

Mr. Speaker, I should like to inquire if it is the intention of the government to introduce legislation during this session in connection with short and intermediate rural credits.

Interim Supply Bill

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Subtopic:   RURAL CREDITS
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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):

The intention of the government will be made manifest when the legislation is introduced, if it is introduced. It is now under consideration.

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Subtopic:   RURAL CREDITS
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INTERIM SUPPLY BILL

March 22, 1934