March 25, 1935

CON

Hugh Alexander Stewart (Minister of Public Works)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. STEWART (Leeds):

$36,279.22, expended from 1904 to 1930. No expenditure has been made since 1930, as this wharf, due

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to the shallowness of water at its outer end, does not provide accommodation for the present class of shipping requiring wharf accommodation in this district, and the estimated cost of the dredging to make this wharf available to coastal steamers is $170,000.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   NEW RICHMOND, QUE., WHARF
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TAX FREE BONDS

LIB

Mr. MACKENZIE (Vancouver):

Liberal

1. What is the total amount of tax free bonds now outstanding in the dominion?

2. At what dates do these issues respectively mature ?

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Subtopic:   TAX FREE BONDS
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Edgar Nelson Rhodes (Minister of Finance and Receiver General)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. RHODES:

1 and 2.

Due Aiigust 1, 1935 S 874,000

Due March 1, 1937 89,787,100

Due December 1, 1937 236,299,800

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Subtopic:   TAX FREE BONDS
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$326,960,900 FRENCH TRANSLATION OF SENATE DEBATES

LIB

Mr. RAYMOND:

Liberal

1. Who was in charge of French translation of the Senate debates for each session during the last four years?

2. What was the cost of French translation of the Senate debates for each session during the last four years?

3. To what person or persons was that amount paid, for each of the aforesaid sessions, and under whose recommendation or certificate was each individual payment made?

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Subtopic:   $326,960,900 FRENCH TRANSLATION OF SENATE DEBATES
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Charles Hazlitt Cahan (Secretary of State of Canada)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. CAHAN:

The Department of the

Secretary o'f State applied to the clerk of the Senate for the information required by this question and received in reply a communication stating that a question relating to the internal affairs of the Senate could be answered only on receipt of a message from this house. I suggest therefore that the hon. member drop the question.

Question dropped.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   $326,960,900 FRENCH TRANSLATION OF SENATE DEBATES
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SUPREME COURT OF CANADA VACANCIES


Mr. MULOCIi: 1. Is it correct that due to a vacancy and the absence through illness of several judges of the Supreme Court of Canada, a number of Ontario appeals entered for hearing at the regular February session of the Supreme Court of Canada will not be heard until the later session of the court? 2. If so, what date will the said session commence ? 3. If so, having in mind the inconvenience and expense which such delay will involve for litigants, will the government fill the existing vacancy in the Supreme Court of Canada and arrange with the Chief Justice of Canada for the appointment of the necessary judge or judges ad hoc to permit of the hearings during the present session of the court of the appeal cases remaining on the current list?


CON

Mr. GUTHRIE: (Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Owing to the indisposition of two judges of the court, nine appeals which were inscribed on the Ontario list for hearing at the session of the court which began on February 5 last, were adjourned to the April session, to be placed at the head of the Ontario list for that session.

2. April 23, 1935.

3. Answered by No. 1. It is anticipated that the cases remaining on the current list will be disposed of before the April session.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   SUPREME COURT OF CANADA VACANCIES
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CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS-PURCHASE OF RAILWAY TIES

LIB

Mr. FAFARD:

Liberal

1. Did Mr. Eizear Cote, sell either directly or through the firm of Anselme Cote and Sons, any railway ties to the Canadian National Railways ?

2. If so, what kind, at what price, what quantities, and what was the total amount of the sales during the years 1930, 1931, 1932, 1933, 1934, and 1935?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS-PURCHASE OF RAILWAY TIES
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Robert James Manion (Minister of Railways and Canals)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. MANION:

I must inform the hon. gentleman who asks this question that similar questions have been received in the past but the railway company has always refused to give the answer. If the hon. gentleman will suggest to an hon. member who is a member of the railway committee to ask for this information I shall endeavour to have it at that time.

Question dropped.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS-PURCHASE OF RAILWAY TIES
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FARMERS' CREDITORS ARRANGEMENT ACT-OFFICIAL RECEIVERS

LIB

Mr. ROBERGE:

Liberal

1. Has Mr. J. Albert Bouchard, of Ste-Claire, Dorchester county, been appointed official receiver for the province of Quebec in connection with the administration of the Farmers' Creditors Arrangement Act?

2. If so, what salary does he receive?

3. What is the nature of his duties?

4. What is his age?

5. What was his business experience??

6. What was his legal experience?

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Subtopic:   FARMERS' CREDITORS ARRANGEMENT ACT-OFFICIAL RECEIVERS
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Mr. RHODES: (Minister of Finance and Receiver General)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Yes.

2. $150 per month.

3. To act as official receiver as provided in the Farmers' Creditors Arrangement Act, with duties as set out therein and set out in the rules and regulations passed pursuant thereto.

4. The government has no information.

5 and 6. His occupation is that of a merchant.

1. Has Mr. Alzire Tardif been appointed official receiver in connection with the admin-instration of the Farme'"*' Creditors Arrangement Act?

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2. If so, what is the extent of his jurisdiction and the nature of his duties? _

3. What salary does he receive?

4. What is his age?

5. What was his business experience?

6. What was his legal experience?

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Subtopic:   FARMERS' CREDITORS ARRANGEMENT ACT-OFFICIAL RECEIVERS
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Mr. RHODES: (Minister of Finance and Receiver General)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Yes.

2. Appointed for the judicial district of Beauce. To act as official receiver as provided in the Farmers' Creditors Arrangement Act, with duties as set out therein and set out in the rules and regulations passed pursuant thereto.

3. $150 per month.

4. The government has no information.

5 and 6. His occupation is that of notary public.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   FARMERS' CREDITORS ARRANGEMENT ACT-OFFICIAL RECEIVERS
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COLONIZATION CONGRESS

CON

Mr. BARIBEAU:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Did the hon. Minister of Colonization for the province of Quebec, Mr. Irenec Vautrin, invite the federal government to send representatives to the colonization congress?

2. If so, who were the representatives of the

federal government? [DOT]

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Subtopic:   COLONIZATION CONGRESS
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March 25, 1935