March 11, 1935

NEWMARKET CANAL-CONSTRUCTION

CON

William Ernest Tummon

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. TUMMON:

_ 1- Through what territory was the Trent galley canal extension, better known as the Newmarket canal, intended to be constructed?

2. How far did the construction of this canal proceed?

3. In what years was the construction carried on?

4. Who represented the constituency of North lork during the years construction work was carried on?

5. Did the engineer's report provide for pumping the water into the said canal, or reservoirs, and what was the estimated cost of such service?

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Mr. MANION: (Minister of Railways and Canals)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. County of York, province of Ontario, from lake Simcoe to Newmarket.

2. Total estimated capital cost, $1,011,642.87; expenditure against capital, $818,642.87; percentage completed, 81 per cent.

3. 1906, 1907, 1908, 1909, 1910, 1911 and 1912.

4. Sir William Mulock resigned his seat and portfolio as Postmaster General on appointment to the bench, October 16, 1905. Hon. A. B. Aylesworth succeeded Sir William Mulock as member for North York at the by-election of November 22, 1905, and re mained until the defeat of the Laurier government in September, 1911. Mr. J. A. M. Armstrong, Conservative, succeeded Mr. Aylesworth, now Sir Allen Aylesworth, senator.

5. Yes, pumping, capital cost, $17,000; annual operation and maintenance cost, $4,000.

[Mr. Coote.l

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NEWMARKET CANAL-EXPENDITURE

CON

Mr. PECK:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. What has been the total expenditure made on the Trent Valley canal extension, better known as the Newmarket canal?

2. Has the amount expended on the Newmarket canal extension been charged to the capital account of the Trent Valley canal?

3. Has any use ever been made of the Newmarket canal?

4. Has any money been expended on this

enterprise since October, 1911?

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Mr. MANION: (Minister of Railways and Canals)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Capital expenditure $818,642 87

Maintenance and supervision to February 28, 1935.. .. 17,678 36

Total $836,321 23

2. Yes.

3. No.

4. Following decision in December, 1911, to abandon the enterprise, unavoidable capital expenditure on road approaches, etc., necessitated by the closing out of contracts, were made to the amount of $27,929.48. Additional expenditures for maintenance and supervision since December, 1911, have amounted to, approximately, $17,700.

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NEWMARKET CANAL-INITIAL GRANT

CON

Mr. STINSON:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. In what year was the initial grant made to the Trent Valley canal extension, better known as the Newmarket canal?

2. Who w-as the sitting member of the riding of North York at the time the initial grant was made?

3. In what year was the work commenced and how much money was spent in that year?

4. Has there been any return from the said expenditure for power, rentals, or otherwise?

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Mr. MANION: (Minister of Railways and Canals)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Initial surveys-1904.

2. Hon. William Mulock.

3. In 1906; expenditure fiscal year 1906-07 -$12,282.23.

4. Yes, $5,971.10 to date, from land leases and pasturage privileges.

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UNEMPLOYMENT RELIEF-QUEBEC MUNICIPALITIES DORCHESTER COUNTY

CON

Onésime Gagnon

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. GAGNON:

Has the Department of Labour ever requested the Quebec provincial government to take proceedings against some municipalities of the county of Dorchester with respect to the expenditures of relief moneys, since 1930?

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Subtopic:   UNEMPLOYMENT RELIEF-QUEBEC MUNICIPALITIES DORCHESTER COUNTY
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Wesley Ashton Gordon (Minister of Immigration and Colonization; Minister of Labour; Minister of Mines)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. GORDON:

No.

Questions as Orders for Returns

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Subtopic:   UNEMPLOYMENT RELIEF-QUEBEC MUNICIPALITIES DORCHESTER COUNTY
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CENTREVILLE N.B. MAIL ROUTE

LIB

Mr. VENIOT:

Liberal

1. When was the contract awarded for rural mail route No. 1, Centreville, Carleton county, New Brunswick?

2. What is the present contract price and what was the price of previous contract?

3. Who is the present contractor, and who was the former contractor?

4. What was the expiry date of former contract?

5. Were public tenders called for present contract?

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Subtopic:   CENTREVILLE N.B. MAIL ROUTE
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Mr. SAUVE: (Postmaster General)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. 15th December, 1926.

2. SSSO and S6S0 per annum.

3. Edgar F. Wright in both cases.

4. 31st March, 1927.

5. Yes, on 15th October, 1926. Renewed on 10th December, 1930, and 12th November, 1934.

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QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS

BILLS REJECTED BY SENATE

CON

Mr. LAURIN:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. How many bills passed by the House of Commons were rejected by the Senate, between 1921 and 1935?

2. What were such bills, and at what dates were they rejected?

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Subtopic:   BILLS REJECTED BY SENATE
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George Halsey Perley (Minister Without Portfolio)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Sir GEORGE PERLEY:

Return tabled

herewith.

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GRAND MAHAN, N.B.-'WHARVES AND BREAKWATERS-TIMBER PURCHASES

March 11, 1935