February 4, 1937

CON

Mr. BROOKS:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Was Alphonse G. Robichaud appointed postmaster at Shippigan, New Brunswick?

2. If so, has the department been informed of any alleged irregularities in his office since his appointment?

3. If so, has an investigation been held, and what, if any, is the nature of the irregularities in detail?

Questions

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   SHIPPIGAN, N.B., POSTMASTER
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SC

Mr. ELLIOTT (Middlesex):

Social Credit

1. Yes.

2. Yes.

3. The only irregularity reported is in connection with a shortage of S30.92 found in the official cash during an inspection on the 14th January, 1937. This was attributed by the inspector to the post office funds having been mixed with the postmaster's private funds.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   SHIPPIGAN, N.B., POSTMASTER
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STE. ANGELE, QTJE., POSTMASTER

CON

Mr. WERMENLINGER:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Has Cyprien Plante, postmaster at Ste-Angele, Rimouski county, been dismissed? If so, (a) on what date; (b) what reason was alleged for his dismissal; (e) was an inquiry held in this case?

2. (a) "What are the names of the other postmasters in the county of Rimouski who were dismissed; (b) was an inquiry conducted in each case?

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Subtopic:   STE. ANGELE, QTJE., POSTMASTER
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SC

Mr. ELLIOTT (Middlesex):

Social Credit

1. Yes-(a) 5th September, 1936; (b)

Change of site; (c) Yes.

2. (a) Joseph Michaud, St. Donat de Rimouski; Mrs. A. R. Tremblay, St. Gabriel Est; Etienne Levesque, Mont Joli; Timothee Rioux, La Societe; Adelard Levesque, Bien-court; Alcide Boucher, Lac des Aigles; Joseph Lebel, Luceville. (b) Yes.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   STE. ANGELE, QTJE., POSTMASTER
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MONT JOLI-STE. ANGELE, QUE., MAIL CONTRACT


Mr. WERMENLINGER; 1. Was Emile Plante, who carries the mail from Mont-Joli to Ste-Angele, Rimouski county, informed that his contract would be cancelled by the government in the near future? 2. If so, why?


SC

MONT JOLI, QUE., POSTMASTER


Mr. WERMENLINGER; 1. Was Etienne Levesque, postmaster at Mont-Joli, dismissed? If so, (a) when; (b) for what reason; (c) for how many years had he held such office at Mont-Joli? 2. Was an inquiry held in his case? If not, why? 3. What amounts were paid as salary to the postmaster at Mont-Joli in* 1935? 4. Is there a post office named Mont-Joli Nord? If so, how far is it situated from the Mont-Joli post office? 5. When was the post office at Mont-Joli Nord established, and for what reason? 6. Were applications received from returned soldiers for the postmastership of Mont-Joli? If so, (a) what are their names; (b) why were they not appointed?


SC

Mr. ELLIOTT (Middlesex):

Social Credit

1. Yes (a) 16th July, 1936. (b) Insufficient attention to duties and unsatisfactory management. (c) Twenty years.

2. Yes.

3. $3,677 out of this amount the postmaster had to pay for his staff and office supplies.

4. Yes. i of a mile.

5. 6th April, 1927. In order to give improved postal facilities to residents on north side of the town which is separated from the south side by railway and tunnel.

6. Yes. (a) Alphonse Martin, (b) No permanent appointment made yet.

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MONT-JOLI NORD, QUE., POST OFFICE

CON

Mr. WERMENLINGER:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. What amount will the government pay as rental for the new post office at Mont-Joli Nord after January 45?

2. To whom will such rental be paid, and who is the owner?

3. Who supplies the furniture for the said post office?

4. What was the rental paid for the former post office, and, in both cases, who has or had to look after the repairs?

Topic:   MONT-JOLI NORD, QUE., POST OFFICE
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SC

Otto Buchanan Elliott

Social Credit

Mr. ELLIOTT (Middlesex):

The department is not aware of any recent change in post office quarters at Mont-Joli Nord. The postmistress provides at her own expense the post office premises and equipment and receives as compensation an allowance amounting now to $100 a year based on the revenue of the office.

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QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS

TRAVELLING EXPENSES OF CABINET MINISTERS

CON

Mr. BARBER:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. What was the total amount of the travelling expenses of members of the government for the calendar year 1936?

2. What was the amount of the travelling expenses of each member of the government for the same period?

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   TRAVELLING EXPENSES OF CABINET MINISTERS
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LIB

Mr. GRAY: (Chief Government Whip; Whip of the Liberal Party)

Liberal

1. What was the total amount of the traveling expenses of the government for the fiscal years ending 1932, 1933, 1934, 1935, and 1936?

2. What was the amount of the travelling expenses of each member of the government per year for the same period?

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Subtopic:   TRAVELLING EXPENSES OF CABINET MINISTERS
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MONTREAL CUSTOMS SERVICE

LIB

Mr. JEAN:

Liberal

1. What are the names of all the officers and other employees, permanent or temporary, who were employed in the customs service at Montreal during 1936?

2. What was the nature of their duties, and what salary did each one receive during the year?

3. Upon what dates did they commence their duties, and were they appointed by the Civil Service commission, the Department of National Revenue, or otherwise?

FEBRUARY 4, 1937 S35

Foreign Policy-Mr. Johnston (Bow River)

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   MONTREAL CUSTOMS SERVICE
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February 4, 1937