February 25, 1935

LIB

Mr. DUFF:

Liberal

1. Was the post office at Judique interval closed about two years ago?

2. If so, who was postmaster at the time said post office was closed?

3. Was the said post office reopened in 1934?

4. If so, for what reason was said post office reopened and who was appointed postmaster?

Topic:   JUDIQUE INTERVAL, N.S. POST OFFICE 2.
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CON

Mr. SAUVE: (Postmaster General)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Yes-29th of February, 1932.

2. Miss Annie MacDougall.

3. Yes-1st of August, 1934.

4. (a) To give improved public service.

(b) Miss Annie MacDougall.

Topic:   JUDIQUE INTERVAL, N.S. POST OFFICE 2.
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SALES TAX COLLECTIONS

UFA

Mr. SPENCER:

United Farmers of Alberta

1. What was the amount of sales tax collected in each of the years from 1930 to 1934, inclusive?

2. What was the amount of sales tax collected in each of the years from 1926 to 1929, inclusive?

Topic:   SALES TAX COLLECTIONS
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CON

Mr. CAHAN: (Secretary of State of Canada)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1.

Year

1929- 30 .

1930- 31 .

1931- 32 .

1932- 33 .

1933- 34 .

Domestic . $34,936,375 98 . 16,586,975 30

. 34,557,787 87 . 49,275,962 46 . 54.244,031 52

Importations $ 9,922,325 22 4,196,968 85 7,834,822 44 8,701,609 35 8,979,576 38

Topic:   SALES TAX COLLECTIONS
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SOREL, QUE., SHIPYARDS

CON

Mr. LAFLECHE:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. What is the name of the superintendent of the shipyards at Sorel, Quebec?

2. What salary does he receive?

3. On what date was he appointed?

4. What was the name of his predecessor?

5. What was his salary?

6. How long did he hold the position?

Topic:   SOREL, QUE., SHIPYARDS
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CON

Mr. DURANLEAU: (Minister of Marine)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Mr. David Ballantyne Carswell is acting superintendent ^of the shipyard.

2. $5,000 per annum, less 10 per cent salary deduction.

3. He assumed duty 30th October, 1933.

4. Frederick Bridges.

5. $4,500 per annum, less 10 per cent salary deduction.

6. From 1st February, 1929. to 1st March, 1934.

Topic:   SOREL, QUE., SHIPYARDS
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LETTER CARRIER SERVICE

LIB

Mr. FEIRLAND:

Liberal

1. What cities or communities were given a letter carrier service for house to house mail delivery since 1930?

2. What is the population of each such city or community, and what postal revenue was derived from each of them during the last fiscal year?

Topic:   LETTER CARRIER SERVICE
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CON

Mr. SAUVE: (Postmaster General)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Yorkton, Sask.

Sudbury, Ontario.

Granby, P.Q.

Orillia, Ontario.

2. Population Revenue Fiscal Date LetterCensus year ended Carrier DeliveryCity (1.931) 31st March, 1934 Service inauguratedYorkton

5,027 $35,047 39 4th June, 1930Sudbury

18,518 68,262 35 11th June, 1930Granby

10,496 29,254 00 13th Nov.. 1980Orillia

8,183 40,926 81 12th Nov,, 1930

Topic:   LETTER CARRIER SERVICE
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OLD AGE PENSIONS ACT CONTRIBUTIONS

LIB

Mr. FERLAND:

Liberal

1. Since the passing of the Old Age Pensions' Act, what has been the total contribution of the

federal government with respect to each province, not including Quebec and New Brunswick?

2. What was the total contribution of each such province?

Questions as Orders jor Returns

Topic:   OLD AGE PENSIONS ACT CONTRIBUTIONS
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CON

Wesley Ashton Gordon (Minister of Immigration and Colonization; Minister of Labour; Minister of Mines)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. GORDON:

* Statement as at December 31, 1934

(1) (2)

Alberta S 3,581,406 52 $ 1,678,368British Columbia 6,071,793 14 3,397,760Manitoba .. .. 6,559,037 81 3,485,112Nova Scotia. .. 1,154,148 81 384,716Ontario

Prince Edward 30,061,336 10 15,302,285Island 168,886 04 56,295Saskatchewan. . N.W.T 6,020,614 45 7,774 58t 3,174,685

* Commencing on November 1, 1931, the federal government's share of expenditure was increased from 50 to 75 per cent of old age pension payments.

t The total amount of pensions paid in the northwest territories is assumed by the federal government.

Topic:   OLD AGE PENSIONS ACT CONTRIBUTIONS
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MIGRATION TO UNITED STATES

LIB

Mr. MacLEAN:

Liberal

1. How many Canadians migrated to the United States during the years 1931 to 1934, inclusive, showing each year separately?

2. How many Canadians came back to take up residence in Canada during this period, showing each year separately?

Topic:   MIGRATION TO UNITED STATES
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CON

Mr. GORDON:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. There is no information available showing emigration from Canada either to the United States or elsewhere. To record emigration across the International boundary would involve the employment of many additional officers.

ment of Labour and the Department of National Defence in connection with examinations of men in unemployment relief camps?

2. What are their names and where do they reside ?

3. How many examinations have been made and what numbers are examined daily by each of the said doctors?

4. What amount is allowed for each one examined, and what was the total amount paid each doctor during the calendar years 1932 to 1934?

Topic:   MIGRATION TO UNITED STATES
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STEAM RAILWAY EMPLOYEES

UFA

Mr. OOOTE:

United Farmers of Alberta

1. What was the number of employees on steam railways in Canada in each year from 1913 to 1934, inclusive? .

. 2. What was the total amount of wages paid m each of these years?

3. What was the total amount of salaries paid in each of these years?

A What was the total amount of interest paid by railway companies in each of these years?__________________________

Topic:   STEAM RAILWAY EMPLOYEES
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CON

Robert James Manion (Minister of Railways and Canals)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. MANION:

I would suggest that this question stand as an order for return, with the understanding that we will table all the information received from the railways.

Topic:   STEAM RAILWAY EMPLOYEES
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February 25, 1935