March 18, 1936

AGRICULTURE AND COLONIZATION


Mir. W. G. WEIR (Macdonald) moved concurrence in the second report of the standing committee on agriculture and colonization, laid on the table on Thursday, March 12. Motion agreed to.


QUESTIONS


(Questions answered orally are indicated by an asterisk.)


JOHN VALT-ANCE

SC

Otto Buchanan Elliott

Social Credit

Mr. ELLIOTT (Kindersley):

What are the duties of Mr. John Vallance who recently received the appointment as federal drought commissioner for the three prairie provinces, and the salary connected with this appointment?

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LIB

James Garfield Gardiner (Minister of Agriculture)

Liberal

Mr. GARDINER:

Under the direction of the Department of Agriculture to conduct the following:

(1) Act as federal representative on or liaison officer with

(a) Alberta special areas board

(b) Saskatchewan land utilization board

(c) Manitoba utilization board.

(2) To investigate applications for federal assistance from individuals, groups of farmers, municipalities, etc., which might come direct in reference to:

(a) Water development

(b) More district experiment sub-stations

(c) Necessity for additional reclamation stations.

(3) In phases of work in which grants under this act are made to the provinces for the moving of settlers, educational work in municipalities, etc., to act as the federal supervisor to guarantee the expenditure of federal moneys as per agreements as drawn up.

(4) To closely contact the various aspects of work under the Prairie Farm Rehabilitation Act in order that they may be closely related to each other and to provincial activities in those areas.

(5) To compile such reports as may be needed for the department in reference to the above, to prepare articles, address public meetings, and perform other related work as required.

Salary, $4,000 per annum, and travelling

expenses.

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CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION

LIB

Mr. CRETE:

Liberal

1. Were the salaries of Miss E. E. Saunders and Messrs. S. J. Daley, A. Thivierge, C. E. Garrett, and G. T. Jackson, members of the staff of the civil service commission, increased recently?

2. If so, what is the amount of each such salary increase and was same done by order in council ?

3. If so. what is the date and number of such order in counoil?

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LIB

Louis Édouard Fernand Rinfret (Secretary of State of Canada)

Liberal

Mr. RINFRET:

1, 2 and 3. By authority of order in council of December 19, 1935, P.C. 8/3904, the positions occupied by the five officers named in the questions and listed below, were reclassified. The maximum salary in each case was increased as listed and opposite each name the immediate effect of this is indicated.

Questions

Name Salary Maxima RemarksSaunders, Miss E. E from S3,480 to $3,720 No immediate increase.Daley, S. J from $3,480 to $3,720 No immediate increase.Thivierge, A from $3,480 to $3,720 No immediate increase.Garrett, C. E from $3,000 to $3,720 Immediate increase of $120 per

annum.

Jackson, G. T from $3,000 to $3,720 Immediate increase of $480 per

annum.

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LIB

Mr. CRETE:

Liberal

1. Were the salaries of the Misses J. J. Siddall, E. W. Sibley, M. Balmer, J. Dey, M. St. Denis, E. Reddington, M. O'Shaughnessy and B. Grant, and of Mr. H. Wilson, members of the staff of the civil service commission, increased recently?

2. If so, what is the amount of each such salary and was same done by order in council?

3. If so, what is the date and number of such order in council?

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LIB

Louis Édouard Fernand Rinfret (Secretary of State of Canada)

Liberal

Mr. RINFRET:

1, 2 and 3. By authority of order in council of December 19, 1935, P.C. 8/3904, provision was made for the reclassification of nine positions occupied by the officers named in the questions and listed below. The maximum salary in each case was increased as listed and opposite seven names the immediate effect of this is indicated. It should be noted that in two of the cases mentioned action has not been completed.

Name Salary Maxima

Siddall, Miss J. J from $1,920 to $2,400 .Sibley, Miss E. W from $1,920 to $2,400 .Balmer, Miss M from $1,920 to $2,220 .Day, Miss I from $1,620 to $1,920St-Denis, Miss M from $1,380 to $1,620 .Reddington, Miss E from $1,380 to $1,620O'Shaughnessy, Miss M. . ..from $1,380 to $1,620 .Grant, Miss B from $1,380 to $1,620 .Wilson, H. G from $1,020 to $1,380 .

Action not yet completed.

Remarks

No immediate increase.

No immediate increase.

Immediate increase of $60 per annum.

Immediate increase of $120 per annum.

No immediate increase.

Immediate increase of $120 per annum.

Immediate increase of $180 per annum.

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AVILA VEZINA

CON

Mr. WERMENLINGER:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Was one Avila Vezina, of Boisehatel, employed by the Department of Marine, in Quebec?

2. If so, since when?

3. When did he leave the service of the department and why?

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LIB

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

Liberal

1. Yes.

2. March 25th, 1932.

3. Avila Vezina was a casual employee of the Department of Marine at Quebec. His services were dispensed with on the 6th November, 1935.

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CANADIAN FARM LOAN BOARD

SC

Mr. ELLIOTT (Kindersley):

Social Credit

1. How many farmers of Kindersley constituency in Saskatchewan 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 was the amount of each such loan?

4. In how many cases was the loan application refused?

5. In how many cases was the loan application refused after being passed or recommended by the inspector?

6. What was the total amount involved in the loan applications that were refused?

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LIB

Charles Avery Dunning (Minister of Finance and Receiver General)

Liberal

Mr. DUNNING:

The records of the Canadian Farm Loan Board are not kept by constituencies and the information asked for is not now available.

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QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS

CIVIL SERVICE-BONUS ON SUPERANNUATION

March 18, 1936