June 1, 1936

LIB

Mr. GARIEPY:

Liberal

1. Will the government have the St. Lawrence river dredged between Montreal and Three Rivers?

Questions as Orders jor Returns

2. Will tlie government have dams and embankments constructed between the two cities, especially approaching lake St. Pierre?

3. If so, what will be the approximate depth of the improved channel?

4. When is it expected such depth will be reached?

5. What will be the approximate cost of the proposed works?

6. At what points will the proposed dams and retention walls be constructed, and when will they be built, and what will be the approximate cost?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   ST. LAWRENCE RIVER DREDGING
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LIB

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

Liberal

Mr. HOWE:

It seems to me that this

question is entirely out of order. It refers to future government policy, and I do not think it can 'be answered.

Question dropped.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   ST. LAWRENCE RIVER DREDGING
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QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS

WHEAT CROP 1930 EQUALIZATION PAYMENTS

LIB

Mr. MAYBANK:

Liberal

1. Has the payment of a sum of money to the Canadian Wheat Board out of consolidated revenue fund been authorized by the governor in council under authority of section 3 of the 1930 Wheat Crop Equalization Payments Act?

2. If so, what is the amount of such sum of money ?

3. Was the authorization by order in council, and when was it passed, and what is its number?

4. Has such a payment been actually made, and if so when?

5. How much of such payment was for durum growers and how much for growers other than durum growers?

6. Were any agencies for distribution of such moneys approved by the governor in council in accordance with the terms of section 3 of said act?

7. If so, was such approval by order in council, and when was it passed, and what is its number?

8. What are such agencies?

9. To what extent was each such agency authorized to distribute i.e. how much money was entrusted to it?

10. How much of such money was payable respecting-

(a) Non-durum wheat.

(b) Durum wheat, in-

(a) Manitoba; (b) Saskatchewan; fcl Alberta ?

11. Were written instructions respecting such payments given by the government to the Canadian Wheat Board?

12. If so, on what date or dates were such instructions given?

13. Were written instructions respecting such payments given by the Canadian Wheat Board or by the government to distribution agencies approved by the government?

14. If so, on what date or dates were such instructions given?

15. Has the Canadian Wheat Board paid out such moneys either partly or wholly, and if so, to what extent, to whom, and at what time or times?

16. Has any agency of the Canadian Wheat Board paid put such moneys, either partly or wholly, and if so, to what extent, and at what time or times, and how much has been paid out by each such agency and to what number of recipients?

17. Were regulations made under the authority of said act respecting the manner of proof by an assignee of a primary producer of the right of such primary producer to receive additional payment in respect of 1930-31 wheat?

18. If so, when were such regulations made and by whom, and if by order in council, what is the number of same?

19. Were any such regulations published, and if so, where and when?

20. Have any of such moneys been paid out by Canadian Wheat Board or any agency of it or of the government of Canada to assignees of primary producers of wheat?

21. If so, what is the total amount of such payments to such assignees in-

(a) Manitoba; (b) Saskatchewan; (c)

Alberta?

22. How many payments over $100 have been made to any such assignee in-

(a) Manitoba; (b) Saskatchewan; (e)

Alberta?

23. What have been the ten largest of such payments to assignees, giving the amount of each such payment and the name, and where possible the address of each such recipient?

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   WHEAT CROP 1930 EQUALIZATION PAYMENTS
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LIB

William Daum Euler (Minister of Trade and Commerce)

Liberal

Mr. EULER:

As it would be impossible to obtain this information for at least two weeks, and as the reply will be lengthy, I would ask that this question stand as an order for return.

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   WHEAT CROP 1930 EQUALIZATION PAYMENTS
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PROVINCIAL INDEBTEDNESS TO FEDERAL GOVERNMENT

SC

Mr. PELLETIER:

Social Credit

1. What amounts are owed the federal government by each Canadian province?

2. Under what authority were these loans granted?

3. For what purpose?

4. At what rate of interest in each case?

5. What guarantees have been given by Canada in respect to loans to provinces?

6. What amount do these guarantees represent in the case of each province?

7. What evidence of debt does Canada hold from the provinces that have received guarantees ?

8. Under what authority were the guarantees given?

9. To whom were these guarantees given?

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   PROVINCIAL INDEBTEDNESS TO FEDERAL GOVERNMENT
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LEVEL CROSSINGS APPROPRIATION

CON

Mr. CHURCH:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. How was the one million dollars appropriated for level crossings spent in 1935, and for what purpose?

2. What amount of this fund was spent in each province?

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   LEVEL CROSSINGS APPROPRIATION
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DELEGATES TO LEAGUE OF NATIONS

CON

Mr. CHURCH:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Who are the delegates to the League of Nations for 1936, and when were they appointed?

Questions as Orders for Returns

2. Who selected them?

3. What are their duties?

4. How many years have they been going there in each ease?

5. Do they travel on Canadian or British ships, or American?

6. What expenses and other allowances are they given?

7. Whom they report to and are their reports tabled?

8. (a) How many delegates are there for 1936; (b) how many advisors; (c) how many delegates are not accompanied by advisors; (d) what are the duties of these advisors?

9. When was their appointment reported in the house?

10. Were any requests received by the government to stop these expenditures for 1936?

11. What experience have these delegates, technical or non-technical, in diplomacy and international statesmanship ?

12 (a) Are any of the delegates returned soldiers; and (b) are these delegates instructed as to what Canada's foreign policy is, if any?

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   DELEGATES TO LEAGUE OF NATIONS
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CON

Mr. CHURCH:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. What are the names of the outside delegates to the League of Nations, other than members of the Senate or House of Commons, from 1920 to date, including technical advisors?

2. What were the expenses of each of such persons by years?

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   DELEGATES TO LEAGUE OF NATIONS
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RAILWAY COMMISSION RULINGS-CLOSING OF QUEBEC LINES


Mr. GAR1EPY: 1. Has the government been made aware of the majority and minority rulings of the Board of Railway Commissioners of April 1, 1936, and March 30, 1936, virtually ordering the closing of the railway lines between (a) Nicolet and St. Leonard d'Aston; and (b) Parisville and St. Jean des Chaillons? 2. Will the government delay the operation of these two orders of the railway commission? 3. Will the government suspend the execution of these orders affecting the branch lines mentioned above, at any rate until the new legislation dealing with the Canadian National Railways and the creation of a board of trustees becomes effective?


QUEBEC LEVEL CROSSINGS

LIB

Mr. GARIEPY:

Liberal

1. Will the government take the necessary steps to see that level crossings between Montreal, Three Rivers and Quebec, on the provincial highway, are eliminated during 1936, under the provisions of the special unemployment vote or other subsidy?

2. Will the government, in any agreement with the government of Quebec arising out of the legislation of the present session, and as one of the conditions of the financial contributions to the province, insist upon the early removal of the level crossings referred to?

Topic:   QUEBEC LEVEL CROSSINGS
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MOTION FOR PAPERS

CANADIAN COOPERATIVE WHEAT PRODUCERS LIMITED

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Mr. MAYRANK@

For a copy of the report of Price Waterhouse and Company, Union Trust building,

Winnipeg, Manitoba, dated January 25, 1936, being an audit and a special review of the accounts of Canadian Cooperative_ Wheat Producers Limited in respect of their operations dealing with the crop of 1930 pools, including the stabilizing operations from September 1, 1930, to October 31, 1935.

Topic:   MOTION FOR PAPERS
Subtopic:   CANADIAN COOPERATIVE WHEAT PRODUCERS LIMITED
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June 1, 1936