January 28, 1937

QUESTIONS


(Questions answered orally are indicated by an asterisk).


PROVINCIAL AIR MAIL

LIB

Mr. ISNOR:

Liberal

1. What provinces are now being served by air mail?

2. What provinces are without air mail service at present ?

3. Are plans under way to have air mail service between Nova Scotia and other provinces?

4. When is air mail service to be inaugurated in Nova Scotia?

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Subtopic:   PROVINCIAL AIR MAIL
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LIB

Mr. ELLIOTT (Middlesex): (Postmaster General)

Liberal

1. New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia.

2. Nova Scotia.

3 and 4. This matter is now under consideration.

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Subtopic:   PROVINCIAL AIR MAIL
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TEXTILE INDUSTRY INVESTIGATION

LIB

Mr. TUCKER:

Liberal

1. Did evidence adduced last year (1936) before the royal commission (Mr. Justice Tur-geon) investigating the textile industry indicate that there has been any failure in the past to pay the full income tax properly payable by any company engaged in such industry?

2. If so, have steps been taken to enforce payment of such income tax as may have been properly payable by any such companies to the extent that same has not been paid to date?

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Subtopic:   TEXTILE INDUSTRY INVESTIGATION
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LIB
CON

Mr. LENNARD:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Has the government been approached regarding the tunnelling of the Burlington channel to relieve highway traffic congestion at that point?

2. Will this work be proceeded with?

3. If so, when?

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Subtopic:   TEXTILE INDUSTRY INVESTIGATION
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LIB

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

Liberal

Mr. CARDIN:

1, 2 and 3. The tunnelling of the Burlington channel to relieve highway congestion at that point is a provincial project. No application has been received for the approval of this project under the provisions of the Navigable Waters Protection Act.

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Subtopic:   TEXTILE INDUSTRY INVESTIGATION
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EMILE LECLAIRE-DISMISSAL

CON

Mr. WERMENLINGER:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Was Emile Leclaire employed as an engineer by the harbour commission at Montreal, in 1936?

2. Was he dismissed? If so, when, for what reason, and upon whose recommendation?

3. Was he an efficient employee?

4. Who replaced him?

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Subtopic:   EMILE LECLAIRE-DISMISSAL
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LIB

Mr. HOWE: (Minister of Transport)

Liberal

1. Yes; on mechanical force in repair shop.

2 and 3. Released from duty consequent upon certain changes in staff made in the interest of the service.

4. Joseph Simard.

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Subtopic:   EMILE LECLAIRE-DISMISSAL
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BLACKFOOT RESERVE, ALTA., FARM INSTRUCTOR

SC

Mr. MITCHELL:

Social Credit

1. Does the dominion government employ a farm instructor on the Blackfoot reserve, southeast of Calgary, by the name of Hugh Newell?

Questions

2. If so, how old is he?

3. What experience has he had?

4. What salary does he receive?

5. Is his appointment permanent?

6. Is he a returned soldier?

7. How did he receive his appointment.

8. By whom was he recommended?

9. Were there any other applicants for the position?

10. If so, what were their names?

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Subtopic:   BLACKFOOT RESERVE, ALTA., FARM INSTRUCTOR
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LIB

Mr. CRERAR: (Minister of Mines and Resources)

Liberal

1. Yes.

2. 28 on October 18, 1936.

3. He was raised on an Ontario farm. For nine years he was engaged in farming in the vicinity of Gleichen. Is capable of overhauling tractors, trucks, combines or other farm machinery. Had experience in road grading, and was highly recommended by the Canadian Pacific Railway, Department of Natural Resources, for his ability to run levels and prepare land for irrigation.

4. $840 per annum, plus house, fuel and light.

5. No. __

6. No.

7. By ministerial authority. The position of of Indian farming instructor is exempt from the operation of the Civil Service Act in so far as competition in appointment is concerned.

8. Inquiries were made of a number of people in the district and he was chosen because he had the qualifications mentioned.

9. No.

10. Answered by No. 9.

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Subtopic:   BLACKFOOT RESERVE, ALTA., FARM INSTRUCTOR
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FARMERS' CREDITORS ARRANGEMENT ACT-QUEBEC

LIB

Hervé-Edgar Brunelle

Liberal

Mr. BRUNELLE:

In how many cases in the province of Quebec has the board of revision, under the Farmers Creditors' Arrangement Act, ordered a reduction of capital mortgage debts?

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Subtopic:   FARMERS' CREDITORS ARRANGEMENT ACT-QUEBEC
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LIB

Charles Avery Dunning (Minister of Finance and Receiver General)

Liberal

Mr. DUNNING:

201.

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Subtopic:   FARMERS' CREDITORS ARRANGEMENT ACT-QUEBEC
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CANADIAN FARM LOAN ACT-QUEBEC

January 28, 1937