June 17, 1935

CON

Mr. DONNELLY:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Is an extension being made to the armoury at Melfort, Saskatchewan; if so, at what cost?

2. On whose recommendation is this work being undertaken, and for what purpose?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   MELFORT, SASK. ARMOURY
Permalink
CON

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

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Tenders for alterations and additions to the public building at Melfort, Sask., which contains the armoury, will be received on Tuesday, June 25, 1935, at 12 o'clock noon. Actual cost will not be known until tenders are received.

2. Requested by Melfort board of trade in May, 1931, by Post Office Department August 21, 1934, and by National Defence department September 22, 1934, to provide adequate accommodation for Post Office Department and National Defence department.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   MELFORT, SASK. ARMOURY
Permalink

SAINT JOHN, N.B. PIERS

LIB

Mr. VENIOT:

Liberal

1. Have tenders been called for the reconstruction of piers one, two, three and four at Saint John, New Brunswick?

2. Were tenders called by public advertisement or by private invitation to certain persons or corporations?

3. If no tenders have yet been called, will they, when made, be by public advertisement?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   SAINT JOHN, N.B. PIERS
Permalink
CON

Mr. DURANLEAU: (Minister of Marine)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Yes.

2. By invitation.

3. Answered by 1 and 2.

Questions

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   SAINT JOHN, N.B. PIERS
Permalink

HALIFAX, N.S. GRAIN ELEVATOR

LIB

James Layton Ralston

Liberal

Mr. RALSTON:

What quantity of grain was handled through the grain elevator in Halifax during each of the years 1931, 1932, 1933, and 1934?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   HALIFAX, N.S. GRAIN ELEVATOR
Permalink
CON

Alfred Duranleau (Minister of Marine)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. DURANLEAU:

The following information has been furnished by the Halifax harbour commissioners:

Receipts Shipments

1931.. .. 1,224,192 bushels 1,126,787 bushels1932.. .. 2,562,080 " 1,695,420 U1933.. .. 2817,367 " 2,741,797 U1934.. .. 3,407,715 " 2,517,046 u

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   HALIFAX, N.S. GRAIN ELEVATOR
Permalink

GUELPH, ONT., POST OFFICE

LIB

Mr. BLAIR:

Liberal

1. Was property purchased for a post office site in Guelph?

2. If so, at what price?

3. Who owned the property before the purchase was made?

4. What is the estimated cost of the post office?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   GUELPH, ONT., POST OFFICE
Permalink
CON

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

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Yes.

2. $45,000.

3. The Cutten Co. Ltd.

4. $159,038 exclusive of interior fittings, furniture, etc.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   GUELPH, ONT., POST OFFICE
Permalink

CAMPBELLTON-GASPE MAIL SERVICE

LIB

Mr. MICHAUD:

Liberal

1. Do the mail clerks on the Campbellton-Gaspe railway mail service receive full mileage remuneration for the distance covered by the postal ear?

2. If not, why?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   CAMPBELLTON-GASPE MAIL SERVICE
Permalink
CON

Arthur Sauvé (Postmaster General)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. SAUVE:

1 and 2. The railway post office operates between Gaspe and Matapedia.

Railway mail clerks are paid full mileage for the distance covered by the railway post office.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   CAMPBELLTON-GASPE MAIL SERVICE
Permalink

OWL RIVER, ALTA., MAIL SERVICE

LIB

Mr. STEWART (Edmonton):

Liberal

1. Has a post office been opened in the Owl river settlement. Lac La Biche, Alberta?

2. Who has been appointed as postmaster and on whose recommendation?

3. Has the same postmaster received a contract as mail carrier for this post office and on what terms?

4. Was a petition received from a large majority of the settlers of this district regarding the location of a post office and the appointment of a postmaster?

5. If so. were the recommendations accepted, and, if not, for what reasons? '

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   OWL RIVER, ALTA., MAIL SERVICE
Permalink
CON

Mr. SAUVE: (Postmaster General)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Post office authorized but not yet reported as opened.

2. Edmond Tournier recommended by district superintendent of postal service, Edmonton, and P. G. Davies, MR.

3. Yes. $150 per annum.

4. A petition bearing twenty-seven names was received in September, 1933, recommending R. W. Lacroix. Another petition with twenty-eight signatures was received in February, 1934, recommending John Viksush.

5. The district superintendent submitted information that Mr. Tournier was the most suitable applicant.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   OWL RIVER, ALTA., MAIL SERVICE
Permalink

SOUTH BAT MOUNT-MANITOULIN ISLAND, DOCK

LIB

Mr. SANDERSON:

Liberal

1. Has the building of a dock at South Bay Mouth on the Manitoulin island been completed?

2. What was the total cost?

3. Was it built by tender and contract; if so, what is the name and address of the contractor?

4. Was the building of this dock recommended by the departmental engineers?

5. Did the government purchase a dock at South Bay Mouth, Manitoulin island, before the building of the new dock; if so, from whom was it purchased and the price?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   SOUTH BAT MOUNT-MANITOULIN ISLAND, DOCK
Permalink
CON

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

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Yes.

2. $10,511.55 exclusive of cost of dock expropriated.

3. (a) By contract.

(b) L. R. Brown & Company, Ltd., Sault Ste. Marie, Ont.

4. Yes.

5. (a) Yes.

(b) Expropriated from William Ainslie Jr., an offer $900 being made for same.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   SOUTH BAT MOUNT-MANITOULIN ISLAND, DOCK
Permalink

June 17, 1935