January 25, 1937

LIB

Mr. GOSSELIN:

Liberal

1. If the loan records of the Canadian Farm Loan Board at Ottawa are not kept hy constituencies. or, at least, by counties where registry offices are established, are such records kept by counties at the Quebec branch office?

2. If such records in and for the province of Quebec are not kept by counties at the Quebec branch office, why are they not so kept?

3. If such records in and for the province of Quebec are not kept by counties at the Quebec branch office, is it the intention, (a) to have such records in and for the province of Quebec kept, in the future, by counties, and (b) to have them compiled by counties for at least the years 1935 and 1936?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   CANADIAN FARM LOAN BOARD
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LIB

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

Liberal

1. No.

2. Records are not required by the board in this form for the purposes of administration and the additional expense involved in maintaining such records has not accordingly been considered as warranted.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   CANADIAN FARM LOAN BOARD
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NATIONAL PARK, NEW BRUNSWICK

LIB

Mr. RYAN:

Liberal

1. Did the government of the province of New Brunswick notify the dominion government that a site for the establishment of a national park had been selected?

2. If so, what site has been selected?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   NATIONAL PARK, NEW BRUNSWICK
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LIB

Mr. CRERAR: (Minister of Mines and Resources)

Liberal

1. No. A parks officer has investigated certain sites suggested by the province for consideration but no selection has been made.

2. Answered by No. 1.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   NATIONAL PARK, NEW BRUNSWICK
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OLD AGE PENSIONS, NEW BRUNSWICK

LIB

Mr. RYAN:

Liberal

1. How many persons have qualified for old age pensions in the province of New Brunswick?

2. Of this number, how many are being paid the maximum amount of $20 per month?

3. What amount of money has the dominion government paid the province of New- Brunswick under the Old Age Pensions Act?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   OLD AGE PENSIONS, NEW BRUNSWICK
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LIB

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

Liberal

1. 9,986 (July 1 to December 31, 1936).

2. At December 31, 1936, the number receiving $20 a month was 605. Number of pensions on December pay-lists, 9,617.

3. $559,271.96.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   OLD AGE PENSIONS, NEW BRUNSWICK
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BOOK OF REMEMBRANCE

LIB

Mr. PINARD:

Liberal

1. What progress has been made to date w-ith the Book of Remembrance?

2. How many names have been inscribed therein to date?

3. What is the total number of names to be recorded ?

4. Who prepared the official list of names?

5. When is it expected to complete the book?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   BOOK OF REMEMBRANCE
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LIB

Mr. MACKENZIE (Vancouver): (Minister of National Defence)

Liberal

1. All materials, with the exception of leather for binding the cover of the book, have been procured and are in stock. The names of all Canadians who died whilst serving with the Canadian Expeditionary Force have been compiled. The names of Canadians who died whilst serving with the British Forces are being compiled. The illuminating of the title and dedicatory pages is well in hand, and the illumination of the name pages has been commenced.

2. 40,140 names have been inscribed by hand.

3. Approximately 66,990.

4. The Department of National Defence.

5. 31st March, 1939.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   BOOK OF REMEMBRANCE
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QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS

REGINA RIOTS-COSTS OF INQUIRY

CCF

Mr. COLDWELL:

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

1. What was the total cost to the dominion and provincial authorities in connection w-ith the inquiry into the Regina riots during the year 1935?

Motions for Papers

2. What was the total cost to the dominion authorities in this connection?

3. What are the names of those who were employed by the dominion government in connection w'ith this inquiry?

4. What payments were made to each of the said counsel, (a) during the fiscal year 19341935; (b) during the current fiscal year?

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   REGINA RIOTS-COSTS OF INQUIRY
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IMMIGRATION

LIB

Mr. BERTRAND (Prescott):

Liberal

1. How many immigrants have entered Canada each month from February 1, 1936, to January 1. 1937?

2. Were they all natives of the country from which they migrated to Canada?

3. What was the country of origin of each such person?

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   IMMIGRATION
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GOLD RESERVE

SC

Mr. JOHNSTON (Bow River):

Social Credit

1. How much gold reserve is held by the dominion treasury?

2. How much currency is issued by each chartered bank?

3. How many loans are issued by each of such banks ?

4. How much currency is issued by the Bank of Canada?

5. How much does it cost to operate the Bank of Canada?

6. What is the salary of the president of the Bank of Canada?

7. What are the salaries of all other officials of the said bank?

8. What is the purpose of the Bank of Canada?

9. Who are the presidents of each of the chartered banks?

10. What are their respective salaries?

11. Are chartered banks controlled by a central organization?

12. What principle controls the amount of the issue of such banks?

13. What per cent of currency issued in Canada is backed by gold?

Hon. CHARLES A. DUNNING (Minister of Finance): Mr. Speaker, in asking that this question stand as an order for return, I should like to point out that the information asked for in some of the questions is not in the possession of the government and, therefore, cannot be given. The return will be made as completely as possible.

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   GOLD RESERVE
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C. P. FULLERTON

LIB

Harry Leader

Liberal

Mr. LEADER:

Was C. P. Fullerton, K.C., ever employed by the federal government, and, if so, in what capacity; (1) how long was he employed; (2) what was the amount of his remuneration?

Topic:   C. P. FULLERTON
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January 25, 1937