March 21, 1935

CON

Mr. DONNELLY:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. How many postmasters have been dismissed or requested to resign, for political reasons, since September, 1930, in the Melfort,, Saskatchewan constituency, as constituted prior to the recent redistribution?

2. How many postmasters in the Melfort constituency have been changed on account of a change being made in the post office site?

3. What post offices in the Melfort constituency are affected by these changes?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   DISMISSAL OF POSTMASTERS-MELPORT, SASK.
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CON

Mr. SAUVE: (Postmaster General)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. (a) Dismissals, 5; (b) forced resignations, 0.

2. None.

3. (a) Dismissals: Meath Park, Strong

Pine, Teddington, Hudson Bay Junction; Ethelton; (b) forced resignations, nil; (c) changes in site, nil.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   DISMISSAL OF POSTMASTERS-MELPORT, SASK.
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CROSS POINT, QUE., EXPENDITURES

LIB

Mr. MARCIL:

Liberal

1. Is the sum of $14,200 which has been authorized for repairs and improvements at Cross Point, Quebec, to be expended by contract or day labour?

2. What is the nature of the improvements, and will creosoted timber and steel sheet piling be utilized and to what extent?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   CROSS POINT, QUE., EXPENDITURES
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Mr. STEWART (Leeds): (Minister of Public Works)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. By contract.

2. (a) Reconstructing west training pier, and raising and lengthening landing slip; (b) no; (c) answered by (b).

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   CROSS POINT, QUE., EXPENDITURES
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CARLETON, QUE., WHARF

LIB

Mr. MARCIL:

Liberal

1. Will the work of reconstruction of the

wharf at Carleton, Quebec, be done by contract? _ .

2. How much of the $30,000 authorized is estimated to be used for creosoted timber and steel sheet piling?

3. Where is this creosoted timber and steel sheet piling purchased?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   CARLETON, QUE., WHARF
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Mr. STEWART (Leeds): (Minister of Public Works)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Yes.

2. 121,000 for steel sheet piling and other iron in place in the work, including labour for placing; no creosoted timber.

3. Steel sheet piling to be purchased in Canada.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   CARLETON, QUE., WHARF
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LITTLE CASCAPEDIA, QUE., BRIDGE

LIB

Mr. MARCIL:

Liberal

1. Has the government of Quebec or any of its departments applied to the Department of Public Works for authority to construct a highway bridge over the Little Cascapedia river in the county of Bonaventure, and if so, has such authority been granted?

2. Has the river been declared to be a navigable river, and if so, by whom?

3. Has the Quebec government concurred in this view, and if not, has it stated its views on this matter?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   LITTLE CASCAPEDIA, QUE., BRIDGE
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CON

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

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. The government of Quebec applied for approval of two jetties at the mouth of the Little Cascapedia river but stated no application would be made at present for the construction of a bridge connecting them. Approval of the jetties has not been granted because the government of Quebec has not complied with requirements of the Navigable Waters Protection Act.

2. (a) Yes; (b) engineers of Department of Public Works report that the Little Cascapedia river is a navigable stream.

3. No expression of opinion has been received from the Quebec government regarding the navigability of the river.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   LITTLE CASCAPEDIA, QUE., BRIDGE
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HOWATSONS' POINT, QUE., WHARF

LIB

Mr. MARCIL:

Liberal

1. Is the sum of $38,800, which the Department of Public Works proposes to expend for a deep water wharf at Howatsons' Point, Bonaventure county, the total expenditure contemplated at that place?

2. What depth of water is it proposed to attain at low tide?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   HOWATSONS' POINT, QUE., WHARF
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Mr. STEWART (Leeds): (Minister of Public Works)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Yes.

2. 15 feet.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   HOWATSONS' POINT, QUE., WHARF
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NEW CARLISLE, QUE., WHARF

LIB

Mr. MARCIL:

Liberal

1. What work is proposed to be done at New Carlisle wharf, Bonaventure county, Quebec, for which $50,000 has been authorized11

C.N.R.-Merchant Marine

2. Is this work to be done by contract?

3. Will creosoted timber and steel sheet piling be used and to what extent?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   NEW CARLISLE, QUE., WHARF
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Mr. STEWART (Leeds): (Minister of Public Works)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Reconstruction of wharf for a length of 220 feet.

2. Yes.

3. Steel sheet piling on both sides for the full length of 220 feet; no creosoted timber.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   NEW CARLISLE, QUE., WHARF
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PORT DANIEL, QUE., WHARF

LIB

Mr. MARCEL:

Liberal

1. What is proposed to be done at Port Daniel wharf, Bonaventure county, for which $33,000 has been authorized?

2. Will this work be done by contract, and will creosoted timber and steel sheet piling be used, and to what extent?

3. How much has been expended on this wharf since August, 1930: (a) by day work; (b) by contract?

4. Has a petition been received from the citizens of the locality asking that this work be done by day work; if not, that local contractors be given the preference?

5. If petition was received what answer was given by the department?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   PORT DANIEL, QUE., WHARF
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Mr. STEWART (Leeds): (Minister of Public Works)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Reinforce, reballast and surface landing-head of wharf, 214 feet long, and section 80 feet long towards shore.

2. (a) Yes.

(b) Steel sheet piling on exposed faces; no creosoted timber.

3. (a) S17,590.18.

(b) 820,144.58.

4. A petition was received asking that the work be done by day labour and if not possible, that local contractors be given the preference.

5. The petitioners were informed that as the expenditure involved is over and above the sum of 85,000 the department proposes to call for public tenders in connection with this work.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   PORT DANIEL, QUE., WHARF
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March 21, 1935