May 8, 1936

LIB

Item agreed to. Northwest Territories Fort Resolution-breakwater wharf extension and repairs, $45,000. To provide for completion of works already undertaken, the amount allocated to any one work not to exceed $500, $1,000.


LIB

Item agreed to.


CON

Hugh Alexander Stewart

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. STEWART:

"To provide for completion of works already undertaken, the amount allocated to any one work not to exceed $500." That is the new item, is it not, or is it part of the old one? It is carried anyway.

British Columbia

Columbia river narrows - dredge Arrow Lakes-maintenance and operation, $800.

Courtenay river-protection work replacement, $5,700.

Esquimalt dry dock-completion of fill behind wharf, $1,100.

Fraser river-improvements, $211,700.

George harbour-float and approach, $2,500.

Gowland harbour-float and approach, $4,200.

Kelowna-breakwater, $4,000.

Kingcome inlet-float and freight shed,

Nanaimo assembly wharf-travelling crane, $27,500.

Naramata-breakwater, $2,500.

New Westminster-fisheries station, $11,500.

Okanagan lake-survey, $1,000.

Port Alberni assembly wharf-improvements, $5,300.

Shalalth-floating landing, $5,200.

Prince Rupert-improvements, $18,400.

Sidney-float extension, $1,000.

Sidney-breakwater repairs, $7,200.

Taku river-improvements, $1,000.

Tachi river-improvement of Grand and Austin rapids, $600.

Supply-Public Works-Harbours

To provide for completion of works already undertaken, the amount allocated to any one

work not to exceed $500, $1,000.

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LIB

Pierre-Joseph-Arthur Cardin (Minister of Public Works)

Liberal

Mr. CARDIN:

Projects already undertaken; that is the same.

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CCF

James Samuel Taylor

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

Mr. TAYLOR (Nanaimo):

Has that travelling crane been already supplied to the Nanaimo wharf?

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LIB

Pierre-Joseph-Arthur Cardin (Minister of Public Works)

Liberal

Mr. CARDIN:

The contract has been

awarded, but the work is not done yet.

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Item agreed to. Generally Harbours and rivers generally-surveys and inspections in connection with above mentioned works, $31,000.


LIB

Item agreed to. Miscellaneous-additional staff, $75,000. To provide for balance required to complete any of the above projects, no new works to be undertaken, $200,000.


CON

Hugh Alexander Stewart

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. STEWART:

This is a special item, is it not, this $75,000?

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LIB

Pierre-Joseph-Arthur Cardin (Minister of Public Works)

Liberal

Mr. CARDIN:

I may say that the staff we had under the Public Works Construction Acts of 1934 and 1935 were discharged on March 31, and this item provides for the staff that will be necessary to carry on these undertakings.

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CON

Hugh Alexander Stewart

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. STEWART:

Under what item was the staff paid the year before?

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LIB

Pierre-Joseph-Arthur Cardin (Minister of Public Works)

Liberal

Mr. CARDIN:

It was paid from the general items, Nos. 9 and 10.

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CON
LIB

Pierre-Joseph-Arthur Cardin (Minister of Public Works)

Liberal

Mr. CARDIN:

They amounted to $2,400,000 and $4,000,000.

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CON

Hugh Alexander Stewart

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. STEWART:

Those were comprehensive items, not just for the staff.

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LIB

Pierre-Joseph-Arthur Cardin (Minister of Public Works)

Liberal

Mr. CARDIN:

I am informed that they were general items, including the staff, and that they covered both harbours and rivers and public buildings.

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CON

Hugh Alexander Stewart

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. STEWART:

This is the item intended for harbours and rivers?

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May 8, 1936