January 26, 1937


Item agreed to. Compassionate allowance to recoup the Workmen's Compensation Board of British Columbia in continuation of a pension granted and to be paid by that board up to the 31st March, 1938. in the sum of $35 per month, to the widow of the late E. J. McCoskrie, who was formerly employed as port warden at Prince Rupert, B.C., and who was killed while in the performance of his duties, $420. Mr. STEW'ART: How long has this item been running? I see there is a vote in 1936-37?


LIB

Clarence Decatur Howe (Minister of Transport)

Liberal

Mr. HOWE:

It was instituted in 1930-31.

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CON

Hugh Alexander Stewart

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. STEWART:

Is it annually during

the lifetime of the recipient?

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LIB

Clarence Decatur Howe (Minister of Transport)

Liberal

Mr. HOWE:

Yes, through the widow, I

believe. The person in question was a port warden at Prince Rupert who was killed on duty. He was not entitled' to a pension, and this is a compassionate allowance to his widow.

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Item agreed to.



Supply-Transport-M arine Compassionate allowance to John Davidson, formerly lightkeeper at Cape Mudge, B.C., $500.


CON

Hugh Alexander Stewart

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. STEWART:

How long has this item

been running?

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LIB

Clarence Decatur Howe (Minister of Transport)

Liberal

Mr. HOWE:

Since 1922-23. It has been

annual since then.

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Item agreed to. Steamboat inspection, $172,625.75.


CON

John Ritchie MacNicol

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. MacNICOL:

Why is there an increase?

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LIB

Clarence Decatur Howe (Minister of Transport)

Liberal

Mr. HOWE:

It is for statutory and promotional increases.

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LIB

Robert Emmett Finn

Liberal

Mr. FINN:

Does this apply to * steamboats that are receiving subsidies, or just government boats?

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LIB

Clarence Decatur Howe (Minister of Transport)

Liberal

Mr. HOWE:

Government and other boats. I find the increase is for statutory increases and promotions and that it amounts to about $1,000.

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CON

Hugh Alexander Stewart

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. STEWART:

I should have thought

this would come under civil government, if they are permanent employees?

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LIB

Clarence Decatur Howe (Minister of Transport)

Liberal

Mr. HOWE:

Although I have not the

exact details, I am told that this includes members of the staff who are not included in the civil government vote.

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CON

Hugh Alexander Stewart

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. STEWART:

How do statutory increases go to them?

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LIB

Clarence Decatur Howe (Minister of Transport)

Liberal

Mr. HOWE:

All members of the service

receive statutory increases, whether or not they come under t'he civil government item.

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CON

Grote Stirling

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. STIRLING:

In the previous year

there was a decrease of $11,000, while in the present year there is an increase of a few hundred dollars.

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LIB

Clarence Decatur Howe (Minister of Transport)

Liberal

Mr. HOWE:

Yes.

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CON

Hugh Alexander Stewart

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. STEWART:

Either to-night or before the item passes would the minister be prepared to give particulars of the expenditure in the last year?

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January 26, 1937