February 25, 1935

CON

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

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. W. W. Smith.

2. September 1, 1934.

3. Remuneration, $150 a month.

4. The judicial district of Swift Current.

5. $750.

6 . 400 farmers have been interviewed by the official receiver; 16 proposals have actually been filed and many others are in process of being filed-correspondence being carried on in respect thereof. Three assignments have been made.

7. Thirteen adjustments have been made, one as the result of a formal meeting and the others independently, with reduction in debt load of $52,000.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   FARMERS' CREDITORS ARRANGEMENT ACT-ST.
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SWIFT CURRENT, SASK.-PUBLIC BUILDING

LIB

Mr. BOTHWELL:

Liberal

1. What was the total cost of painting and other repairs to the public building at Swift Current during the year 1935?

2. Was the work done by contract or days work?

3. If by contract, who was the contractor?

4. If by days work, who was the supervisor and what rate of wages was paid to the men employed on the work?

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Subtopic:   SWIFT CURRENT, SASK.-PUBLIC BUILDING
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Mr. STEWART (Leeds): (Minister of Public Works)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. $910 (1934-1935).

2. No work done by day labour-local tenders called; for painting and' general

repairs.

3. Bert Allen, painting and general

repairs $ 624 00

W. J. Burden, fencing 123 25

W. J. Burden, relaying cement

walks

60 00W. Ashly, work on grounds.. 47 00

J. Alexander, repairs to plumbing

and heating

40 25W. J. Burden, repairs to locks.. 15 504. Work done under supervision of district resident architect and caretaker of the building.

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Subtopic:   SWIFT CURRENT, SASK.-PUBLIC BUILDING
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EMPLOYMENT OF LABOURERS

LIB

Mr. CHEVRIER:

Liberal

1. Has the government any control over the employment of labourers for the construction of the departmental buildings on Wellington street, Ottawa?

2. If so, to whom must one seeking employment thereat apply in order to secure such employment?

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Subtopic:   EMPLOYMENT OF LABOURERS
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CON

Mr. STEWART (Leeds): (Minister of Public Works)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. No; Employment under control of the contractor for the building, U. Boileau Limited.

2. Answered by No. 1.

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Subtopic:   EMPLOYMENT OF LABOURERS
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OLD AGE PENSIONS ACT

UFA

Mr. COOTE:

United Farmers of Alberta

1. How many persons were receiving pensions under the Old Age Pensions Act on March 31, 1934?

2. What was the total amount paid to pensioners under this act in the year 1933-1934?

Topic:   OLD AGE PENSIONS ACT
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GOVERNMENT ANNUITIES BRANCH-VANCOUVER, B.C.

LIB

Mr. MACKENZIE (Vancouver):

Liberal

1. Who is the representative in the city of Vancouver, of the Government Annuities Branch ?

2. On what basis is he paid?

3. What remuneration did he draw in 1934? Mr. GORDON:

1. D. McL. Anderson.

2. Commission.

3. $9,460.86.

Topic:   GOVERNMENT ANNUITIES BRANCH-VANCOUVER, B.C.
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FARMERS' CREDITORS ARRANGEMENT ACT-THREE RIVERS

CON
CON

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

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Champlain, St. Maurice and Maskinonge.

2. To January 31, 1935-125.

3. Four voluntary settlements completed, a number incomplete. 16 cases heard by the Board of Review.

Topic:   FARMERS' CREDITORS ARRANGEMENT ACT-THREE RIVERS
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CAP DE LA MADELEINE, QUE., VIADUCT

CON

Mr. BARIBEAU:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Did the government of the province of Quebec request the federal government to share

Questions

in the cost of the construction of a viaduct in the city of Cap-de-la-Madeleine, Champlain county?

2. If so, have the said works been approved by the Department of Public Works?

3. Are such works being carried on at the present time?

4. If not, what is the reason for the delay?

Topic:   CAP DE LA MADELEINE, QUE., VIADUCT
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Wesley Ashton Gordon (Minister of Immigration and Colonization; Minister of Labour; Minister of Mines)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. GORDON:

1, 2, 3 and 4.

Under the agreement entered into between the dominion and the province of Quebec under the provisions of The Relief Act, 1933, the province submitted for dominion approval the following proposed works bearing schedule No. 457 which schedule was in due course approved.

Schedule No. 467

Champlain county, highway No. 19, Cap-de-la-Madeleine. Construction of a concrete viaduct over the C.P.R. track. To remedy unemployment at Cap-de-la-iMadeleine.

Total estimated cost, $35,000.

Total estimated labour cost, $24,000.

Man-days work provided by project, $15,000.

Basis of contribution, 50 cents per man-day,

Dominion proportion, $7,500.

The date set for the completion of the above project was March 31, 1934, that being the date on which The Relief Act, 1933, expired. As no accounts have been received from the province with respect to schedule No. 457, it is not known whether work was proceeded with or not,

Topic:   CAP DE LA MADELEINE, QUE., VIADUCT
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BERET IMPORTS

CON

Mr. BARIBEAU:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. How many berets (in number of dozens and value) were imported into Canada during the months of September, October, November and December, 1934; and January, 1935?

2. What is the number of berets now in bond ?

Topic:   BERET IMPORTS
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February 25, 1935