March 27, 1935

STANDING ORDERS


Mr. A. U. G. BURY (East Edmonton) presented the first report of the select standing committee on standing orders, and moved that the report be concurred in. Motion agreed to.


WEIGHTS AND MEASURES ACT


Hon. R. B. HANSON (Minister of Trade and Commerce) moved for leave to introduce Bill No. 46, to amend the Weights and Measures Act.


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Some hon. MEMBERS:

.Explain.

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CON

Richard Burpee Hanson (Minister of Trade and Commerce)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. HANSON (York^Sunbury):

The object of this bill is to define a cord of wood or other substance under the Weights and Measures Act; it is to set up a standard and also to provide that the governor in council may make regulations in relation thereto.

Motion agreed to and bill read the first time.

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QUESTIONS


(Questions answered orally are indicated by an asterisk).


ST. ROMUALD, QUE., PROTECTION WALL

LIB

Mr. VERVILLE:

Liberal

1. What was the cost to the government of the protection wall built at St. Romuald?

2. How many bags of cement were used, and what was the total cost?

3. How much was expended 'by the government for unerushed stone, by the yard, on the site?

4. What was the cost of sand on the site?

5. How much each did the government pay for piles?

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

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. $24,021.19.

2. (a) 7.396; (b) $4,404.65.

3. 1931-32-$1.05 per yard (field stone for

cement work). 1934-35-$1,10 per yard

(quarry stone for cement work). 1904-35- $0.85 per yard (stone for backfilling).

4. 1931-32-$0.95 per yard. 1934-35-$0.85 per yard.

5. 1931-32-121 .pieces or 1,785 feet at 16

cents, $285.60. 1934-35-223 pieces or 3,575

feet at 15 cents, $536.25.

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ALCOHOLIC LIQUOR SMUGGLING

CON

Mr. DORION:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. What are the names of the alleged smugglers who are actually being given a preliminary hearing in Montreal on a charge of smuggling alcoholic liquors?

2. In connection with the aforesaid matter, was it the federal Department of Justice, or the attorney general of the province of Quebec that requested that such persons should stand trial at the assizes without a preliminary hearing?

3. Did the attorney general of the province of Quebec refuse to comply with the request of the federal Department of Justice?

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CON

Hugh Guthrie (Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. GUTHRIE:

As the cases above referred to are at the present time before the courts, it is not considered in the public interest to supply the information requested.

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SOREL, QUE., SHIPYARDS

CON

Mr. BARRETTE:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Did the Minister of Marine receive a petition signed by the employees of the Sorel shipyards?

2. If so, what is the nature of the petition and what are the names of the persons who signed same?

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Mr. DURANLEAU: (Minister of Marine)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. No.

2. Answered by No. 1.

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HERMENEGILDE BOULAY

LIB

Mr. MICHAUD:

Liberal

1. Was one Hermenegilde Boulay at any time appointed postmaster of the town of Rimouski, Quebec, or to any position in the postal service at Rimouski, Quebec?

2. If so, to what office, how long did he hold the office, and what was the remuneration paid for his services?

3. If removed from office, at whose request, and for what reason?

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CON

Mr. SAUYE: (Postmaster General)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Yes.

2. Mr. Boulay was acting postmaster at Rimouski from the 24th to the 27th of November, 1930. He was paid $39.42 which includes the salary of the staff for the period he was in charge.

3. Because the department was informed that Mr. Boulay was not, in the sense of the law, a resident of Rimouski.

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March 27, 1935