April 30, 1934

FIRST READINGS-SENATE BILLS


Bill No. 66, f'r the relief of Helen Isabelle Smith Maybee.-Mr. Bell (St. Antoine). Bill No. 67, for the relief of Sybil Eileen Dyson Richardson.-Mr. Bell (St. Antoine).


QUESTIONS


(Questions answered orally are indicated by an asterisk).


SOLDIER SETTLERS

LIB

Mr. McINTOSH:

Liberal

1. Have any soldier settlers been compelled to leave their farms during the past year, 1933-34, that is, since the passing of "An Act to amend The Soldier Settlement Act," assented to May 23, 1933?

2. If so, what was the number and their names, by provinces?

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Subtopic:   SOLDIER SETTLERS
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CON

Mr. CAHAN: (Secretary of State of Canada)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. No soldier settlers have been compelled to leave their farms as a result of action by the Soldier Settlement of Canada or the Department of Indian Affairs since the passing of "An Act to amend the Soldier Settlement Act" assented to May 23, 1933.

2. Answered by No. 1.

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MOOSE JAW, SASK., RELIEF CAMP

LIB

Mr. VALLANCE:

Liberal

1. What amounts have been charged by the Saskatchewan relief commission to the government for the operation of the camp for single unemployed and destitute men at Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, from June 16, 1933, to March 31, 1934?

2. What are the terms of the contract between the Saskatchewan relief commission and the contractor in charge of the camp, one J. H. Timms, and covering the above periods?

3. What amounts have been expended by the contractor during this period for: (a) clothing; (b) food; (c) wages; (d) all other expenses of the operation of the camp?

4. WThat are the names of the employees of the contractor in the said camp and what wages are paid to each?

5. What is the average number of men housed in this camp per day since June 16, 1933?

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Subtopic:   MOOSE JAW, SASK., RELIEF CAMP
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CON

George Gordon

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. GORDON:

The following telegram has been received from C. B. Daniel, General Manager of the Saskatchewan Relief Commission, in response to a request from the Department of Labour for the information called for by the above inquiry:

Re telegram April twenty Vallance questions one commission do not operate camp at Moose Jaw or any other place in province (stop) We furnish sustenance and shelter through caterer for physically unfit men and for physically fit men pending placement in federal camps or farm homes (stop) Dominions share of costs at Moose Jaw from June sixteenth nineteen thirty-three to March thirty-first nineteen thirty-four is nine thousand three hundred and twenty-nine dollars this being fifty per cent of forty cents per man day (stop) J. H. Timms is caterer at Moose Jaw two Timms furnishes three meals per day also beds laundry bath medicines towels heat light water

Questions

at forty cents per man day (stop) Salvation Army provides same services at Regina same terms also same arrangements other urban centres three we have no knowledge (stop) Satisfied caterers give full value province furnishes clothing four we have no knowledge five approximately two hundred per day note caterers at Regina and Saskatoon recently asked for higher rate per man day due to increased costs of foodstuffs.

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Subtopic:   MOOSE JAW, SASK., RELIEF CAMP
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PENITENTIARY RIOTS-COUNSEL ENGAGED

LAB

Mr. MITCHELL:

Labour

1. What counsel were employed to prosecute the offenders in the penitentiary riots at St. Vincent de Paul, Kingston, and Dorchester?

2. Were they appointed by the federal or provincial governments?

3. Who paid their expenses? .

4. What was the total amount received by each counsel?

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Subtopic:   PENITENTIARY RIOTS-COUNSEL ENGAGED
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CON

Mr. GUTHRIE: (Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. St. Vincent de Paul-J. E. C. Bumbray, LL.B. in the preliminary proceedings, and in association with the local Crown Prosecutor at the trials.

Kingston-J. Keiller MacKay, LL.B., in preliminary proceedings, and certain of the trials. The local Crown Prosecutor at the remainder of the trials.

Dorchester-E. C. Weyman, in the preliminary proceedings, and in association with the local Crown Prosecutor at the trials.

2. Mr. Bumbray, Mr. MacKay and Mr. Weyman were appointed by the federal government, Mr. MacKay was appointed by the provincial government for certain of the trials.

3. The expenses of Mr. Bumbray, Mr. MacKay and Mr. Weyman were paid by the federal government, except such as were paid to Mr. MacKay by the province.

4. Paid by the dominion-J. E. C. Bum-brav, LL.B., $4,956.09; J. Keiller MacKay, LL.B., $3,109.85; E. C. Wej-man, $1,736. No information as to amounts paid by provinces.

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Subtopic:   PENITENTIARY RIOTS-COUNSEL ENGAGED
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CHIEF SUPERINTENDENT, POST OFFICE SERVICE

LIB

Mr. BOULANGER:

Liberal

1. Who is the chief superintendent of the post office service?

2. When avhs he appointed to such position.

3. What is his salary?

4. Where was he horn?

!i. When did he enter the civil service?

6. How long was he in Canada before he was appointed to the civil service?

7. When was he permanently appointed?

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?

Mr. SATJVE:

1. Underwood, Edward James.

2. 30th October, 1925.

3. $5,220.

4. Hanley, England.

5. 5th October, 1914.

6. No information.

7. 1st April, 1915.

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Subtopic:   CHIEF SUPERINTENDENT, POST OFFICE SERVICE
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DREDGE NO. 126

LIB

Mr. BRASSET:

Liberal

1. Who is at present the watchman of the dredge of the Public Works department at Havre aux liaisons, Magdalen Islands?

2. W7hat salary does he receive?

3. Are any persons other than the watchman

receiving a salary or remuneration from the Public Works department in respect of such dredge? ,

4. If so, who are such persons and what salary or remuneration are they receiving?

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Subtopic:   DREDGE NO. 126
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CON

Hugh Alexander Stewart (Minister of Public Works)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. STEWART (Leeds):

A similar question to the one above was previously asked by the hon. member for Gaspe on February 2, 1934, and answered on February 5, 1934. (See Hansard of February 5, 1934, page 264). The answer is the same at the present time.

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Subtopic:   DREDGE NO. 126
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STE. ANNE DE BEAUPRE RELIEF WORK

April 30, 1934