February 7, 1935

QUESTIONS


(Questions answered orally are indicated by an asterisk).


FARM LOAN APPLICATIONS

UFA

Mr. SPENCER:

United Farmers of Alberta

1. What were the total applications for loans made to the farm loan board up to December 31, 1934, or nearest date available?

2. How many loans were granted to the above tame?

3. What was the aggregate amount of these loans so granted?

4. What is the total farm mortgage indebtedness in Canada?

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CON

Mr. CAHAN: (Secretary of State of Canada)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Number of applications received up to March 31, 1934, 17,985.

2. Number of applications approved for loans up to March 31, 1934, 5,117.

3. Amount of loans approved to March 31, 1934, $10,692,250.

4. The total farm mortgage indebtedness in Canada as at June 1, 1931, was $726,026,500, as reported by the Dominion Bureau of Statistics.

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RELIEF CAMP NO. 3-SEEBE, ALTA.

UFA

Mr. GARLAND (Bow River):

United Farmers of Alberta

1. What provisions are made in relief camp No. 3, project 155, Seebe, for purposes of personal bathing and the washing of clothes?

2. What is the nature of the water supply at this camp?

3. Are the men in this camp called to work when the temperature has been 20 below zero?

4. Had there been complaints that clothes hung close to the wall are sometimes found frozen to the wall when morning comes?

5. What arrangements are made to receive and deal with complaints by the men, either in their own behalf or that of others?

6. Have men been ejected from this camp for having registered complaints?

7. When men are dismissed from this camp are some of the clothes they have been using taken from them?

8. Are men who have been ejected from one camp refused entrance into any other camp?

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CON

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

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Accommodation is temporarily being provided by using two contractors' tents, one for ablution and the other for laundry purposes, containing ablution basins, twelve wash tubs, one hand washing machine and two vacuum washers. Regular ablution hut now erected and fittings being installed.

2. At present hauled from spring by team in forty-five gallon drums. Gravity system from spring 1,000 feet away under construction.

3. Yes, cutting fire wood.

4. No complaints received; but during cold spell inside walls of all huts were very cold.

5. Any man has the right to lay complaints before foreman, assistant engineer, or any official and, if not satisfied, the matter is referred to headquarters, military district No. 13, Calgary.

6. No.

7. Men leaving camp are allowed to retain essential articles of clothing on loan.

Questions as Orders jor Returns

8. Yes, unless the district officer commanding is satisfied that there is reasonable probability of their behaving properly in future.

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FLOUR IMPORTS

LIB

Mr. REID:

Liberal

1. What quantities of flour were imported into Canada during the calendar year 1934?

2. What were the various quantities from each country?

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CON

Mr. HANSON (York-Sunbury): (Minister of Trade and Commerce)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Canada's total quantity of wheat flour imported during the calendar year 1934 amounted to 178,175 barrels.

2. Canada's total quantities of wheat flour imported from various countries, during the calendar year 1934, were:-

Imports from Barrels

United Kingdom 105,431

United States 3,338

Alaska 1

Australia 69,380

Hong Kong 25

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MARKETING ACT, BRITISH COLUMBIA

IND

Mr. NEILL:

Independent

1. In British Columbia, how many schemes

have been proposed under the Natural Products Marketing Act? .

2. What is the information as to each in the following particulars: (a) name; (b) present standing-whether sanctioned by the dominion marketing board, or application pending; (c) head office address; (d) names of proposed members of the local board; (e) proposed salaries to be paid such members?

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CON

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

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Nine, received by the Minister of Agriculture.

2. (a) 1. British Columbia tree fruit marketing scheme.

2. British Columbia salt fish marketing scheme.

3. British Columbia red cedar shingle

export scheme.

4. Milk marketing scheme of the lower

mainland of British Columbia.

5. Western halibut marketing scheme.

6. British Columbia (interior) vegetable scheme.

7. British Columbia coast growers'

vegetable marketing scheme. *

8. Doors manufactured in British

Columbia.

9. British Columbia sheep and sheep

products.

Note: Fruit export marketing scheme for

Canada is applicable to British Columbia.

(b) 1, approved; 2, approved; 3, approved; 4, approved; 5, under consideration; 6, under consideration; 7, under consideration; 8, returned; 9, returned.

(c) 1. Kelowna, B.C.; 2, Vancouver, B.C.;

3, Vancouver, B.C.; 4, Vancouver, B.C.; 5, Prince Rupert, B.C.; 6,

Kelowna, B.C.; 7, Vancouver, B.C.; 8, Vancouver, B.C.; 9, No information.

(d) 1. W. E. Haskins; O. W. Hembling;

G. A. Barrat.

2. Hugh Dalton; K. Kimura; T. Matsuyama; R. Nelson, F. E. Burke.

3. British. Columbia Red Cedar

Shingle Export Assoc. (Agency).

4. Hugh Davidson; W. T. McArthur;

Wm. J. Park.

5. Geo. Fritz; D. Ritchie; Geo. Anderson; E. Greenstrand.

6. T. W'ilkinson; F. W. Hack; R. B.

Homersham.

7. Arthur Swenson; A. H. Peterson;

Joseph Maxwell.

8. Names not given in scheme.

9. No information.

(e) 1. $250 per month.

2. Chairman-$3,600 per year.

3. Salaries not given in scheme.

4. Salaries not given in scheme.

5. No salary authorized under scheme.

6. To be fixed by growers' delegates.

7. No salary authorized under scheme.

8. No information.

9. No information. .

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QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS

UNEMPLOYMENT STATISTICS

LIB

Mr. JEAN:

Liberal

1. Are there any accurate statistics as to the number of unemployed in Canada?

2. Who compiles such statistics?

3. In what manner are these statistics compiled?

4. On what sources of information are the statistics based?

5. What was the number of unemployed in Canada on December 31, 1934, or at the earliest possible date?

6. What was the number of unemployed, by province, at the same date?

7. What is the total number of dependents of those unemployed?

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PICTOU, N.S. WHARF LUMBER PURCHASED

LIB

Mr. BRASSET:

Liberal

1. Has a certain quantity of lumber been sent from Pictou, Nova Scotia, to the Magdalen islands for wharf construction?

2. If so, what quantity has been purchased and how much has been forwarded?

International Labour Office

3. From whom was this lumber purchased and were tenders called for the purchase of same?

4. What price was paid for this lumber?

HORNBY SETTLEMENT PLAN On the orders of the day:

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LIB

John Vallance

Liberal

Mr. JOHN VALLANCE (South Battle-ford) :

Mr. Speaker, on January 24 I directed

a question to the Minister of Immigration and Colonization (Mr. Gordon). He was not in the house, and the Minister of Justice (Mr. Guthrie) promised to direct his attention to the question. I should like to repeat the question, in order to give the minister a chance to answer it or at least give us some information in regard to it. Will the minister lay on the table of the house copies of the scheme for local settlement under the Hornby plan in the provinces of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta?

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February 7, 1935