March 6, 1935

PRIVATE BILL

LIB

Samuel William Jacobs

Liberal

Mr. S. W. JAOOBS ('Cartier) moved:

That the petition of Austin Eugene Stans-field. presented on the 5th instant, praying for a bill of divorce from Laura Lougheed Stans-field, together with the report of the clerk of petitions thereon, be referred to the standing committee on standing orders for the purpose of considering the suspension of standing orders 92 and 93 (3) (a) and (c) in relation thereto.

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Motion agreed to. Questions


QUESTIONS


(Questions answered orally are indicated by an asterisk).


QUEBEC HARBOUR-PUBLIC WORKS

LIB

Ernest Lapointe

Liberal

Mr. LAPOINTE:

In reference to the reply given by the Minister of Marine, page 1297 of Hansard, with regard to works in the harbour of Quebec under the Public Works Construction Act, what are the names of the firms or persons who were asked to send tenders?

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CON

Alfred Duranleau (Minister of Marine)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. DURANLEAU:

The following firms were invited to tender for works being done in the harbour of Quebec under the Public Works Construction Act:-

Delphe Maranda, Romeo Vachon, Colonial Construction Co. Reg'd., Cummings Construction Company, Joseph Nolin, Amedee Latu-lippe, Amedee Demers, Abel Ratte, Morton Engineering & Drydock Company, Frontenac Lumber Company.

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IMPORTATIONS OF ALCOHOL

PRO

Mr. CARMICHAEL:

Progressive

1. What quantity of alcohol both absolute and non-absolute, was imported into Canada in 1934?

2. What was the total value of the 1934 alcohol importations?

3. From what countries did we import alcohol in 1934 and what w'as the value and quantity from each such country?

4. How much alcohol ivas manufactured in Canadian distilleries in 1934?

5. Wliat was the value of the alcohol distilled in Canada in 1934?

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CON

Richard Burpee Hanson (Minister of Trade and Commerce)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. HANSON (York-Sunbury):

Calendar year

1. 1934

Butyl alcohol . ..Lbs. 1,915,794

Other industrial alcohols:

Pf. gals 25,208

Gals 37.593

2. Calendar year 1934, $274,279.

3. Calendar year 1934Butyl alcohol- Pounds $From United Kingdom. 201,600 28,470United States 1,714,194 169,521Total 1,915,794 197,991Other industrial alcohols- (In proof gallons) Pf. gals. $From United Kingdom. 8 41United States. .. 20,296 13,434France 49 298Jamaica 4,855 16,720Total.. . 25,208 30,493

Other industrial alcohols-

(In gallons) Gals. $From United States. . .. 37,503 45,673China . 90 122Total ,. 37,593 45,7954 and 5. Calendar year 1933Pf. gals. $Non-potable alcohol.. . . 1,429,602 599,698Denatured alcohol. .. . . 2,141,537 956,605Total . 3,571,139 1,556,303

Note.-No information available respecting production of alcohol in Canada in 1934.

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IMPORTATIONS OF PETROLEUM OILS

PRO

Mr. CARMICHAEL:

Progressive

1. What was the total importations into Canada for the year 1934 of (a) crude or partially refined' petroleum oils; (b) coal tar benzol; (c) tetraethyl lead, etc.; (d) refined gasoline?

2. What was the value of each of the four items in the above question?

3. What duty was collected on each of the four items in the above question?

4. From what countries did these importations come, and what quantity of each of the items in the above question was imported from each country?

5. What were the total gasoline sales in Canada by the retail trade in 1934?

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CON

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

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Year ended March 31, 1934:

(a) 1,063,539,693 gallons.

(b) No information available.

(c) 1,398,928 pounds.

(d) 15,108,093 gallons.

2.

(a) $24,962,149.

(b) No information available.

(c) $981,064.

(d) $1,329,095.

3.

(a) $317,537.37.

(b) No information available.

(c) $98,106.40.

(d) $377,701.31.

4.

(a) Imports from-* Gallons

United Kingdom 4,200

United States 732,115,085

Alaska 3,640

Colombia 108,165,158

Dutch West Indies 35,336,880

Mexico 855,666

Peru 116.555,315

Russia (U.S.S.R.) 1,958,368

Venezuela 47,853,793

Trinidad and Tobago 20,691,588

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(b) No information available.

(c) Imports from- Pounds

United States 1,398,928

(d) Imports from- Gallons

United States 12,776,327

Alaska 21,020

British East Indies 376

Dutch West Indies 2,310,370

5. 481,126,000 gallons.

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TOBACCO EXPORTS

LIB

Paul-Arthur Séguin

Liberal

Mr. SEGUIN:

What quantity of tobacco was exported to the United Kingdom in 1930 and in 1934 respectively: (a) from the province of Quebec; (b) from the province of Ontario; (c) from all parts of Canada?

Mr. MATTHEWS;

Canadian Exports to United Kingdom of Unmanufactured Tobacco in the Fiscal years ended March 1930 and 1934 . Fiscal Fiscal

year 1930 year 1934 pounds pounds

(a) Through ports in the

province of Ontario.. 1,458,678 582,716

(b) Through ports in the

province of Quebec.. 707,282 3,938,091

(c) Through all Cana- .dian ports

5,293,167 8,288,753

(a) and (b). The figures represent exports

through ports of exit in these provinces. No information is available from departmental returns, showing separate amounts of goods exported originating in each province.

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HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR CANADA

LIB

Mr. POULIOT:

Liberal

1. Were any increased powers entrusted by the dominion government to the High Commissioner of Canada in London since 1930?

2. If so, what are they and when and why did it occur?

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CON

George Halsey Perley (Minister Without Portfolio)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Sir GEORGE PERLEY:

No change has

been made in the powers of the High Commissioner as set forth by (43 Vic., cap. 11) the statute creating his office, and by order in council P.C. 330 of the February 10, 1922, which provided that "all the official activities of the various agencies of the Canadian government in the United Kingdom should be placed under the supervision of the High Commissioner." Administrative steps were taken in 1931 to ensure more effective execution of order in council P.C. 330.

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IMPERIAL ECONOMIC CONFERENCE (1932) AGENDA

March 6, 1935