March 2, 1936

BUSINESS OF THE HOUSE

PRECEDENCE FOR GOVERNMENT BUSINESS ON AND AFTER WEDNESDAY, MARCH 4

LIB

William Lyon Mackenzie King (Prime Minister; Secretary of State for External Affairs; President of the Privy Council)

Liberal

Right Hon. W. L. MACKENZIE KING (Prime Minister) moved:

That on and after Wednesday, 4th March next, to the end of the session, government notices of motion and government orders shall have precedence on Wednesday over all business except the introduction of bills, questions by members and notices of motions for the production of papers.

Topic:   BUSINESS OF THE HOUSE
Subtopic:   PRECEDENCE FOR GOVERNMENT BUSINESS ON AND AFTER WEDNESDAY, MARCH 4
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Motion agreed to.


QUESTIONS


(Questions answered orally are indicated by an asterisk).


DOMINION HOUSING ACT

CCF

Mr. HEAPS:

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (C.C.F.)

1. How many loans were made by the dominion government under the Dominion Housing Act, 1935?

2. What was the amount in each case of such loans?

3. What was the total amount of such loans as at January 31, 1936?

Questions

Topic:   DOMINION HOUSING ACT
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LIB

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

Liberal

1. Number of loans approved under the

Dominion Housing Act to February 25, 1936

-113.

2. Classification of loans to February 25,

1936:

Not exceeding $3,000 8

Over $3,000 not exceeding $4,000.... 17" 4,000 (i 5,000.. . 22" 5,000 U 6,000.. . 12" 6,000 u 7,000.. . 17" 7,000 it 8,000.. . 20" 8,000 a 9,000.. . 9" 9,000 " 10,000.. . it 10,000.. . 1 73. To January 31, 1936-$666,508; to February 25, 1936-$755,900.

Note.-In this answer the amounts in dollars include the share of the dominion government and of the approved lending institutions.

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CHAMPLAIN COUNTY EXHIBITION

LIB

Hervé-Edgar Brunelle

Liberal

Mr. BRUNELLE:

What was the amount of the annual grant given by the federal Department of Agriculture to the exhibition of Champlain county from 1925 to 1935?

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LIB

James Garfield Gardiner (Minister of Agriculture)

Liberal

Mr. GARDINER:

No federal grant has been given to any exhibition in Champlain county during the years 1925 to 1935, inclusive.

Topic:   CHAMPLAIN COUNTY EXHIBITION
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JANSEN, SASK., POST OFFICE

LIB

Mr. FLEMING:

Liberal

1. Who conducted the investigation into the Jansen post office resulting in the dismissal of Ernest J. Symons, former postmaster?

2. At whose request was the investigation made?

3. Is the person who requested the investigation, any relation to the commissioner who conducted the investigation?

Topic:   JANSEN, SASK., POST OFFICE
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LIB

Mr. ELLIOTT (Middlesex): (Postmaster General)

Liberal

1. George Wilson, barrister, Kinistino, Sask

2. E. S. Wilson, of Humboldt, Sask.

3. Yes. Brother.

Topic:   JANSEN, SASK., POST OFFICE
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LAC VERT, SASK., POST OFFICE

LIB

Mr. FLEMING:

Liberal

1. Who conducted the investigation into the Lae Vert post office resulting in the dismissal of D. N. McRae, former postmaster?

2. At whose request was the investigation made?

3. Is the person who requested the investigation any relation to the commissioner who conducted the investigation?

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LIB

Mr. ELLIOTT (Middlesex): (Postmaster General)

Liberal

1. Inspector of postal service L. S. Cummings (Saskatoon District).

2. Complaint was received by district superintendent from F. A. Rose, a merchant of Lac Vert, regarding mistreatment of mail matter.

3. No information.

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SOCKEYE SALMON INVESTIGATION

LIB

Mr. REID:

Liberal

1. What persons were appointed under the direction of the biological board in charge of the soekeye salmon investigation at Cultus and Harrison lakes?

2. When were they appointed and what were their official positions?

3. When did they conclude their investigations?

4. At what date was their report sent or given to the biological board?

5. At what date was their report received by the Deputy Minister of Fisheries?

6. Was the report, when first received by the Minister of Fisheries, the deputy minister or any official, sent back suggesting any alteration or amendment or for further consideration?

Topic:   SOCKEYE SALMON INVESTIGATION
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March 2, 1936