February 1, 1937

CON

Herbert Earl Wilton

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. WILTON:

What has been the total expenditure to the government on the investigation into the price of farm implements by the Agriculture Committee by way of counsel fees, auditor fees, witness fees, expenses and other services?

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   FARM IMPLEMENTS COMMITTEE
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POPULATION OF CANADA

LIB

Mr. GAUTHIER:

Liberal

1. What was the population of Canada in 1871?

2. What was the population of Canada in 1881?

3. How many immigrants entered Canada from 1871 to 1881?

4. What was the population of Canada in 1891?

5. How many immigrants entered Canada from 1881 to 1891?

6. What was the natural increase in population for the period between 1881 and 1891?

7. What was the population of Canada in 1901?

8. How many immigrants entered Canada from 1891 to 1901?

9. What was the natural increase of population for the period between 1891 and 1901?

10. What was the population of Canada in 1911?

11. How many immigrants entered Canada from 1901 to 1911?

12. What was the population of Canada in 1921?

13. How many immigrants entered Canada between 1911 and 1921?

14. What was the natural increase of population for the period from 1911 to 1921?

15. What was the natural increase of population for the period from 1901 to 1911?

1C. What was the population of Canada in 1931?

17. How many immigrants entered Canada from 1921 to 1931?

18. What was the natural increase of population in Canada for the period from 1921 to 1931 ?

19. What is the estimated population in 1937?

20. What is the natural increase, i.e. surplus of births over deaths?

21. What was the amount expended for immigration purposes for each of the decennial periods: 1871 to 1881, 1881 to 1891 1891 to

1901, 1901 to 1911. 1911 to 1921, 1921 to 1931; also for the period 1931 to 1937?

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   POPULATION OF CANADA
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INCOME TAX PAID BY SASKATCHEWAN FARMERS

CCF

Mr. COLDWELL:

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

1. What number of Saskatchewan farmers paid Dominion income tax in the years 1930 1931. 1932, 1933, 1934, 1935, and 1936?

. 2. What was the total amount of Dominion income tax paid by above farmers?

3. What was the total amount of Dominion income tax paid by all residents of Saskatchewan during the same period?

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   INCOME TAX PAID BY SASKATCHEWAN FARMERS
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CENSUS RETURNS IN QUEBEC

LIB

Mr. FERLAND:

Liberal

1. In each of the federal constituencies in the province of Quebec, what were, (a) the population at the last census; (b) the number of electors registered on the last voters' lists; (c) the area of each constituency?

2. What was the total number of votes received in the province of Quebec in the last election, (a) by the Liberal candidates; (b) by Conservative candidates; (c) other candidates?

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   CENSUS RETURNS IN QUEBEC
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DEPARTMENT OF NATIONAL DEFENCE

LIB

Mr. POULIOT:

Liberal

1. In each of the following branches of the Department of National Defence, (1) administration, (2) treasury office, (3) central registry, (4) contracts branch. (5) printing and stationery, (6) naval service, (7) chief of the general staff, (8) signals, (9) historical section, (10) adjutant general, (11) medicals. (12) records, (13) quartermaster general, (14) master general of the ordnance, (15) Royal Canadian Air Force, (16) No. 1 Aircraft depot,

(17) Royal Canadian air force station. Ottawa,

(18) Connaught rifle range, (19) drill halls- how many, (a) officers and, (b) men, are (1) older, and, (2) younger than thirty-seven (37) years?

2. In each of the above-mentioned branches, how many, (a) officers, (b) men, who are thirty-seven (37) years old and older, have been in the line in an actual theatre of war?

3. Referring to the previous paragraph, how many in each branch have been stationed, (a) farther than twenty miles behind the fighting line, (b) in England?

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Questions as Orders jor Returns

4. Referring to paragraph 2, how many in each branch did not leave Canada on active service overseas?

5. How many officers and men in each branch were born in Canada and how many were not?

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   DEPARTMENT OF NATIONAL DEFENCE
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SOURCES OP FEDERAL REVENUE

LIB

Jean-François Pouliot

Liberal

Mr. POULIOT:

Referring to sessional paper No. 125 of the present session, indicating the revenue from federal taxes received by the Department of Finance and the National Revenue Department (Customs, Excise and Income branches), what were the other sources of revenue to the federal government during the last five fiscal years?

Topic:   SOURCES OP FEDERAL REVENUE
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EXAMINATION PREFERENCE IN ALLIED COUNTRIES TO CANADIAN SOLDIERS

LIB

Jean-François Pouliot

Liberal

Mr. POULIOT:

Referring to sessional paper No. 120 of 1937, did the Dominion government ever try to know if any allied countries of His Majesty during the great war had accorded a preference to Canadian candidates in their civil service, and, if so, when?

Topic:   EXAMINATION PREFERENCE IN ALLIED COUNTRIES TO CANADIAN SOLDIERS
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CLASS B AGRICULTURAL FAIRS

CON

Mr. GRAYDON:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. How many class B agricultural fairs were held in Ontario in 1936?

2. At what places were the said fairs held?

3. What grants, if any, were made by the

Government of Canada to each of the said fairs? .

4. What requirements must an agricultural fair comply with before it receives a class B recognition by the Dominion Department of Agriculture?

Topic:   CLASS B AGRICULTURAL FAIRS
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CIVIL SERVICE ACT

LIB

Mr. LAPOINTE (Matapedia-Matane):

Liberal

1. How many civil servants entered the various departments of the government under the provisions of the Civil Service Act, since 1920?

2. What was their place of residence when they entered the service?

3. How many are bilingual in each department?

Topic:   CIVIL SERVICE ACT
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LIB

Louis Édouard Fernand Rinfret (Secretary of State of Canada)

Liberal

Mr. RINFRET:

This will stand as an order for return as to Nos. 1 and 2. As regards No. 3, I am informed that no record is kept of the information sought and the order will have to stand amended.

Topic:   CIVIL SERVICE ACT
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CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION

LIB

Mr. LAPOINTE (Matapedia-Matane):

Liberal

1. How many positions under the Civil Service Commission were advertised in the province of Quebec from January 1 to December 31, 1936?

2. What are these positions, and for which did the Civil Service Commission require the candidates to be bilingual?

3. To whom was each of such positions awarded, and what were the residence and age of each successful candidate at the time of his appointment?

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4. How many of such positions were given to (1) great war veterans; (2) soldiers of the allied armies of His Majesty during the great war; (3) other candidates?

Topic:   CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION
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February 1, 1937