February 17, 1936

RADIO COMMISSION-BROADCASTS BY ELECTED OR DEFEATED CANDIDATES

LIB

Mr. DESLAURIERS:

Liberal

1. Has the radio commission been paid, to date, for the broadcasts made during the last federal election campaign by elected or defeated candidates?

2. If not, what are the names of the debtors of the radio commission in this connection?

3. During 1934 and 1935, did the commission pay commissions to agents or publicity agencies for these broadcasts?

4. If so, what are the names of such agents or publicity agencies?

5. What were the amounts received by these agents or publicity agencies?

Questions

Topic:   RADIO COMMISSION-BROADCASTS BY ELECTED OR DEFEATED CANDIDATES
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LIB

Clarence Decatur Howe (Minister of Marine; Minister of Railways and Canals)

Liberal

Mr. HOWE:

The following information has been furnished by the Canadian Radio Broadcasting Commission:

1. Yes, see question (2).

2. Right Honourable R. B. Bennett.

Radio Station CJCS, Stratford, Ontario.

(Liberal party).

Radio Station CKCW, Moncton, New Brunswick. (Reconstruction party).

3. Commissions allowed to recognized agencies.

4. Canadian Advertising Agency, Limited. Cockfield, Brown & Company, Limited. J. J. Gibbons, Limited.

Stewart McIntosh Limited.

Vickers & Benson, Limited.

Western Broadcasting Bureau.

GKY, Manitoba Telephone system, on behalf of J. J. Gibbons, Limited.

5. Discount

Allowed

Canadian Advertising Agency, Ltd.

(Liberal) $ 373 65

Cockfield, Brown & Co., Ltd.

(Liberal)

2,083 01J. J. Gibbons, Limited (Conservative)

6,046 11Stewart McIntosh, Limited (Liberal)

990 11Vickers & Benson, Limited (Liberal)

20 00Western Broadcasting Bureau (Liberal)

4 23

CKY, Winnipeg, on behalf of J. J.

Gibbons, Limited, (Conservative) 4 23

Note: The same policy was pursued inconnection with political broadcasts as in all

commercial broadcasts. The sums collected did not entirely accrue to the commission but were for wire and station charges.

Topic:   RADIO COMMISSION-BROADCASTS BY ELECTED OR DEFEATED CANDIDATES
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MRS. COWAN AND ALLAN COWAN

CON

Mr. CHURCH:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Has clemency been asked for Mrs. 'Cowan and a youth Allan Cowan, aged 17, both sentenced to death at Pembroke and awaiting execution?

2. If so, what action, if any, has been taken?

Topic:   MRS. COWAN AND ALLAN COWAN
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LIB

Mr. POWER (For Mr. Lapointe, Quebec East): (Minister of Pensions and National Health)

Liberal

1. Yes.

2. Case is under study.

Topic:   MRS. COWAN AND ALLAN COWAN
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PENITENTIARIES-CLEMENCY

CON

Mr. CHURCH:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Has any clemency been decided on, as yet, to be extended by His Gracious Majesty King Edward VIII, on becoming king, to inmates of Canada's penal institutions?

2. Has the government yet received any information it can give the house in this respect?

Topic:   PENITENTIARIES-CLEMENCY
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LIB

Mr. POWER (for Mr. Lapointe, Quebec East): (Minister of Pensions and National Health)

Liberal

1. The matter is not under consideration.

2. No.

Topic:   PENITENTIARIES-CLEMENCY
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PAUL VEZINA

CON

Mr. WERMENLINGER:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Was one Paul Vezina, of Boischatel, employed by the Department of Marine, in Quebec?

2. If so, on what date did the said Paul Vezina enter the service of the Department of Marine?

3. On what date did he leave such service

and why?

Topic:   PAUL VEZINA
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LIB

Mr. HOWE: (Minister of Marine; Minister of Railways and Canals)

Liberal

1. Yes.

2 and 3. Paul Vezina has been a casual employee of the Department of Marine at Quebec intermittently since October, 1929. His services were dispensed with on November 23, 1935.

Topic:   PAUL VEZINA
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IMPORTS OP EGGS FROM UNITED STATES

LIB

Mr. REID:

Liberal

1. What quantities of eggs have been imported into Canada from the United States since the Canada-United States treaty was signed and' up to the present time?

2. To what provinces were they, if any, imported?

Topic:   IMPORTS OP EGGS FROM UNITED STATES
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LIB

James Lorimer Ilsley (Minister of National Revenue)

Liberal

Mr. ILSLEY:

1 and 2. The Canada-United States Trade Agreement became effective on January 1, 1936, and the imports from the United States of eggs in the shell, entered for consumption in each province of Canada during the month of January, were as follows:

Province Doz. ValueOntario .. 423 $202Quebec .. 175 137British Columbia .. .. 28 10Totals .. 626 $349

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FARMERS' CREDITORS ARRANGEMENT ACT


Mr. LAC0MBE: 1. How many farmers in Canada have taken advantage of the Farmers' Creditors Arrangement Act, since the coming into force of the said act? 2. How many in the province of Quebec? 3. How many of such farmers in the province of Quebec have succeeded in securing a loan under the provisions of the Canadian Farm Loan Act?


LIB

Mr. DUNNING: (Minister of Finance and Receiver General)

Liberal

1. To February 1, 1936, 17,913 have submitted proposals under the act, in respect

Questions

of which 9,179 settlements have been effected. In addition, 4,645 settlements were effected without formal proposals.

2. To February 1, 1936, 4,349 have submitted proposals under the act, in respect of which 2,247 settlements have been effected. In addition, 1,245 settlements were effected without formal proposals.

3. Information not available.

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CANADIAN FARM LOAN ACT

LIB

Mr. FONTAINE:

Liberal

1. How many farmers of the counties of St. Hyacinthe and Bagot applied during the year 1935 for a loan under the provisions of the Canadian Farm Loan Act?

2. In how many cases was the loan application granted and the loan made?

3. What are the names and addresses of the persons who secured a loan in this manner ?

4. What was the amount of each such loan?

Topic:   CANADIAN FARM LOAN ACT
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February 17, 1936