March 4, 1935


Motion agreed to.


QUESTIONS


(Questions answered orally are indicated by an asterisk.)


TRENT CANAL-STAFF

LIB

Mr. MULOCK:

Liberal

1. Who are the members of the Trent canal staff?

2. What are their respective positions and salaries?

3. When were they appointed?

4. How many of the staff are engineers?

5. What members of the staff are furnished with: (a) rent-free house; (b) rent-free telephone; (c) fuel and light without charge?

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CON

Robert James Manion (Minister of Railways and Canals)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. MANION:

This information was

brought down last session, votes and proceeding No. 22, page 113, February 23, 1934. The information relates to the entire engineering and operating staff of the canal, their duties and their salaries, and is far too bulky to place on Hansard. However, as stated, it is already available to the hon. gentleman in the records of the house.

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TRENT CANAL

LIB

Mr. MULOCK:

Liberal

1. What income has the federal government

received from the Trent canal during the years 1930 to 1934 inclusive, from the following sources respectively: (a) rentals of property; . (b) rentals or dues from power users; (e) tolls? -

2. What was the expenditure upon the Trent canal during the years 1932 to 1934 for (a) salaries and wages; (b) construction and repairs; (c) all other expenditures?

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CON

Mr. MANION: (Minister of Railways and Canals)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Amount of revenue received on the Trent canal, fiscal years 1929-30 to 1933-34 inclusive, for rentals of property, rentals or dues from power users and tolls:

Questions

Fiscal year Rental of property

1929-30 (land)

1930-31

1931-32

1932-33

1933-34

Total

2. Amount paid on Trent canal, fiscal years

work under contract and other expenditures:

Fiscal year Amount paid for salaries

1932-33 and wages

1933-34

Rentals or dues from power users Tolls (hydraulic) $ 91,186 00 .... 91,094 18 .... 91,096 00 .... 91,086 00 .... 1,206 00 .... Total $ 92,593 88 94,142 43 93,135 06 92,488 45 2,600 04

$365,668 18 $374,959 86

1932-33 and 1933-34 for salaries and wages,

Amount paid

for work under Other Total

contract expenditures

$ 58,467 73 $264,843 62

$44,070 00 57,139 42 283,697 94$44,070 00 $115,607 15 $548,541 56

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TRENT CANAL-TONNAGE

LIB

Mr. MULOCK:

Liberal

1. What tonnage carrying freight passed through the Trent canal from lake Ontario to Georgian bay during each of the years 1930 to 1934, inclusive?

2. What tonnage of other craft passed over this route during each of the same years?

3. What has been the total cost of the Trent canal detailed as follows: (a) construction costs, repairs and improvements; (b) salaries of staff; (c) settlement of drowned land claims, and costs of lands expropriated or purchased?

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CON

Mr. MANION: (Minister of Railways and Canals)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. No vessels carrying freight passed through the whole canal from lake Ontario to Georgian bay.

2. 1930-23,785 tons of freight through portions of canal. Number of pleasure craft

lockages-6,658,

1931- 23,172 tons of freight through portions of canal. Number of pleasure craft

lockages-6,561.

1932- 5,189 tons of freight through portions of canal. Number of pleasure craft,

lockages-5,661.

1933- 6,341 tons of freight through portions of canal. Number of pleasure craft

lockages-5,887.

1934- 4,624 tons of freight through portions of canal. Number of pleasure craft

lockages-11,064.

3. (a) Total cost of Trent canal as at March 31, 1934:

Capital expenditure $19,953,583 99Income improvement expenditure

3,766,618 66

Operation and maintenance

expenditure 4,700,928 94

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$28,421,131 59 S2582-87


(b) Amount paid in salaries and wages, 1880-81 to 1933-34, inclusive, $16,137,869.84. (c) Amount paid for settlement of drowned land claims and costs of lands expropriated or purchased, 1880-81 to 1933-34, inclusive, $889,842.78. It will be noted that the amounts paid in salaries and wages, etc., are shown as from 1880-81 to 1933-34, inclusive. A detailed distribution is not available prior to 1880-81.


SUPERANNUATION FUND

?

Mr. CHEYRIER:

1. How many members of the public service of Canada contributed a total sum of $1,985,563 to superannuation fund No. 5 for the fiscal year ending March 31, 1934?

2. Does any federal act, or any regulations of the Department of Insurance require insurance companies to inform their policyholders and shareholders from time to time both as to the financial and actuarial condition of such companies?

3. If so, when will the Department of Finance advise the contributors to superannuation fund No. 5 as to the actuarial status of such fund?

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

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. $2,237,188 was the net amount of contributions by 23,532 civil servants in the year ended March 31, 1934.

2. There are no regulations and no provision of general application. Under the insurance acts of the dominion, fraternal benefit societies are required to send financial statements to their policyholders. The special acts of incorporation of some insurance companies require financial statements to be laid before the members at the annual meeting.

Questions

3. Benefits to contributors are specifically authorized by statute and there is no provision requiring that they be advised with respect to the matter referred to.

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MR. ALBERT RIOTJX

LIB

Jean-François Pouliot

Liberal

Mr. POULIOT:

How many days did Mr. Albert Rioux act or sit on the board of review for the province of Quebec, as a representative of debtors, in virtue of the Farmers' Creditors Arrangement Act?

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CON

Edgar Nelson Rhodes (Minister of Finance and Receiver General)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. RHODES:

From the date of his

appointment, December 8, 1934, to date, thirty-two days.

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March 4, 1935