February 25, 1937

PRIVATE BILLS

FIRST READINGS-SENATE BILLS


Bill No. 36, for the relief of Charles Marsh Doxsey. Mr. Walsh. Bill No. 37, for tihe relief of Phyllis Sfcanners Kitchin, otherwise known as Judith Stanners Kitchin.-Mr. Walsh. Bill No. 38, for the relief of Ivy Jackson Beaulne.-Mr. Jacobs. Bill No. 39, for the relief of Charlotte Opal Moore Norton.-Mr. Jacobs. Bill No. 40, for the relief of Mildred Tan-nenbaum Sufrin.-Mr. Jacobs.


QUESTIONS


(Questions answered orally are indicated by an asterisk). ,


CANADIAN WHEAT BOARD-SECRETARY

CON

Mr. McGREGOR:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Is Clive B. Davidson presently engaged as secretary of the Canadian Wheat Board?

2. If so, at what salary?

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Subtopic:   CANADIAN WHEAT BOARD-SECRETARY
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LIB

BINDER TWINE EXPORTS TO RUSSIA

LIB

Mr. WARD:

Liberal

1. Did the Canadian manufacturers, in the years 1927 or 1928, export binder twine to Russia ?

2. If so, what quantity was so exported?

3. Was the price per pound charged the Russian government more or less than the prevailing wholesale price in Canada at that time?

4. If so, what was such difference?

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LIB

Mr. ROGERS: (Minister of Labour)

Liberal

1. Yes.

2. 1927, 114,934 cwt.; 1928, 57,637 cwt.

3 and 4. No information.

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Subtopic:   BINDER TWINE EXPORTS TO RUSSIA
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NATIONAL PARKS WORKERS-SALARY DEDUCTION

SC

Mr. BLACKMORE:

Social Credit

1. Was the hourly rate of pay to workers in national parks reduced on April 1, 1932?

2. If so, who reduced it?

3. What department or agency in Canada possesses the power and authority to set this wage rate?

The Budget-Mr. Dunning

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LIB

Mr. CRERAR: (Minister of Mines and Resources)

Liberal

1. Yes.

2. Pursuant to Salary Deduction Act.

3. The governor general in council-the rates are based on the wage scale prevailing in the *district.

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Subtopic:   NATIONAL PARKS WORKERS-SALARY DEDUCTION
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MARKET GARDENING PRODUCTS

LIB

Mr. LACOMBE:

Liberal

1. What was the approximate value of the market gardening products of Canada in 1935; also in 1936?

2. What was the value of the market gardening products of the province of Quebec in 1935; also in 1936 ?

Mr. ROGERS; Approximate value of market garden vegetable crops in Canada: 1935, no information; 1936, $20,000,000.

Value of market garden vegetable crops in Quebec: 1935, $5,442,000; 1936, $6221,000.

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Subtopic:   MARKET GARDENING PRODUCTS
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LA SALLE-250TH ANNIVERSARY

LIB

Mr. MALLETTE:

Liberal

1. Will the 250th anniversary of the death of Rene Robert Cavelier de la Salle be officially recognized on March 19 next?

2. Is the government aware that the state of Louisiana is making preparations to celebrate this anniversary?

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LIB

Mr. CRERAR: (Minister of Mines and Resources)

Liberal

1. It is the intention of the government to recognize the 250th anniversary of his death by providing for the erection, this year, of a memorial to La Salle.

2. Yes.

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QUESTION PASSED AS ORDER FOR RETURN

February 25, 1937