June 13, 1934

QUESTIONS


(Questions answered orally are indicated by an asterisk).


TRUST AND LOAN COMPANIES

LIB

Mr. GOULET:

Liberal

1. How many trust companies, loan companies or other companies in Canada are allowed to accept deposits?

2. Are such companies audited by the Department of Finance?

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CON

Richard Bedford Bennett (Prime Minister; President of the Privy Council; Secretary of State for External Affairs)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. BENNETT:

I direct the attention of the hon. gentleman to the fact that the answer to this question is not within the power of the federal government. The trust companies and loan companies are operating in many instances under provincial charters, and it merely means that we should have to endeavour to secure the information, which I think we should not be asked to do; and the provisions as to audit by the

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dominion are provided for in the statutes that we have ourselves enacted dealing with loan and trust companies, over which we have jurisdiction. I think the question should be dropped.

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LIB

Ernest Lapointe

Liberal

Mr. LAPOINTE:

I suppose the hon. member was referring to federal companies.

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CON

Richard Bedford Bennett (Prime Minister; President of the Privy Council; Secretary of State for External Affairs)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. BENNETT:

No, he was not; that is the point. I asked about that the other day. The returns furnished to parliament cover that.

Question dropped.

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FRENCH MOTTOES ON ROYAL COAT OF ARMS


Mr. LaVERGNE : 1. Has the government received any communication from the government of Saskatchewan or from any public bodies or individuals of that province, requesting that the French mottoes: "Dieu et mon droit" and "Honi soit qui mal y pense," be struck out of the royal coat of arms? 2. If so. were such recommendations submitted to His Majesty? 3. What answer, if any, was given by His Majesty?


CON

Richard Bedford Bennett (Prime Minister; President of the Privy Council; Secretary of State for External Affairs)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. BENNETT:

May I say that until I had seen this question, no suggestion even of what is indicated by the question had ever been brought to my attention. I have asked each of my colleagues accessible, and they tell me they are in exactly the same position as myself.

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CANABIAN VALUE OF JAPANESE YEN

LIB

Thomas Reid

Liberal

Mr. REID:

What was the value in the Canadian currency placed on the yen by the Department of National Revenue for duty purposes on goods coming into Canada from Japan during each month of the years 1932, 1933, and 1934?

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CON

Robert Charles Matthews (Minister of National Revenue)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. MATTHEWS:

SO-4985-This was proclaimed by order in council-(P.C. 2800) dated 7th November, 1931-and prevailed during each month of the years 1932, 1933 and 1934.

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MINGAN, QUEBEC., INDIAN AGENCY

LIB

Mr. CASGRAIN:

Liberal

1. Is the position of Indian agent at Mingan, on the north shore of the St. Lawrence river, vacant?

2. If so, why?

3. Were any complaints lodged against the Indian agent in that locality?

4. If so, what was the nature of such complaints?

5. Who lodged such complaints?

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LIB

Mr. MURPHY:

Liberal

1. Filled temporarily.

2. Answered by No. 1.

3. No.

4. and 5. Answered by No. 3.

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LOANS TO PROVINCES

LIB

Mr. MOTHERWELL:

Liberal

1. In the agreements between federal government and the three prairie provincial governments, respectively, for the present year, what is the total amount of loans to each province therein provided for?

2. What is the total amount of federal loans forwarded to each such province up to June 1, 1934?

3. At the rate these loans have been going into Saskatchewan for the month of May, 1934 (pee filed loans in Votes and Proceedings), will the total amount allocated to Saskatchewan in the agreement above referred to take care of all urgent and estimated requirements throughout that province?

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CON

Mr. RHODES: (Minister of Finance and Receiver General)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. No such agreements have been made. Applications of the provinces for loans are considered from time to time, having regard to special needs and circumstances.

2. Loans to Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta, April 1 to June 1, 1934, were $488,000, $5,000,000 and $1,000,000, respectively.

3. Answered by No. 1.

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BORDEN-TORMENTINE FERRY

June 13, 1934