March 3, 1937

LIB

Jean-François Pouliot

Liberal

Mr. POULIOT:

Referring to the third paragraph of the last question on the second column of page 1052 of Hansard of February 17, 1937, was the remunerative payment of $30,000 given to Honourable C. P. Fullerton, K.C., paid by the Canadian National Railways or by the dominion government?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   HON. C. P. FULLERTON
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LIB

Clarence Decatur Howe (Minister of Transport)

Liberal

Mr. HOWE:

By Canadian National Railways.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   HON. C. P. FULLERTON
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QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS

HALIFAX, N.S., GOVERNMENT OWNED WHARVES

LIB

Mr. ISNOR:

Liberal

1. How many government owned wharves are in the county of Halifax, Nova Scotia?

2. How many of these come under control of the Department of Transport?

3. At what places are they located?

4. How many of the above wharves have regularly appointed wharfingers?

5. (a) What are the names of wharfingers; (b) what was the revenue receipts by each wharfinger for the fiscal year 1935-36?

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   HALIFAX, N.S., GOVERNMENT OWNED WHARVES
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LIB

Louis Édouard Fernand Rinfret (Secretary of State of Canada)

Liberal

Mr. RINFRET:

Return tabled herewith.

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   HALIFAX, N.S., GOVERNMENT OWNED WHARVES
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EMPLOYEES OF CANADIAN RAILWAYS

LIB

Mr. LECLERC:

Liberal

1. What is the number of employees on the railways of Canada, according to the following categories: locomotive engineers and firemen, conductors, conductors of parlour-cars, conductors of sleeping-cars, employees of dining-cars, trainmen, maintenance of way employees, and others?

2. (a) What is the hourly rate of pay, and the average number of hours that the above classes are employed monthly; (b) how many hours daily are these employees paid at the regular rate; (c) how many are paid time-and-a-half, and how many double-time?

3. What are the average monthly salaries of the above-mentioned classes?

4. How many railway employees are out of work at the present time?

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   EMPLOYEES OF CANADIAN RAILWAYS
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LIB

Louis Édouard Fernand Rinfret (Secretary of State of Canada)

Liberal

Mr. RINFRET:

Return tabled herewith.

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   EMPLOYEES OF CANADIAN RAILWAYS
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HALIFAX, N.S., COAL IMPORTATIONS

CON

Alfred Johnson Brooks

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. BROOKS:

What quantity of coal, other than Canadian, was imported by water through the port of Halifax, Nova Scotia, from October 1, 1935, to December 31, 1936, information to be tabulated under the following headings: (a) date of arrival; (b) name of vessel; (c) consignee;

(d) number of tons of coal; (e) grade; (f) value for duty; (g) duty paid, including sales tax and excise; (h) country in which coal produced?

Topic:   HALIFAX, N.S., COAL IMPORTATIONS
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LIB

James Lorimer Ilsley (Minister of National Revenue)

Liberal

Mr. ILSLEY:

Certain of the information asked for would, if given, disclose the private business of certain importers. That would be contrary to established practice. There is no objection to giving the remainder of the information, and, subject to the qualification I have indicated, I would ask that the question stand as an order for return.

Topic:   HALIFAX, N.S., COAL IMPORTATIONS
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VANDERHOOF-MANSON CREEK, B.C., ROAD CONTRACT

SC

Mr. PELLETIER:

Social Credit

1. Did the federal government approve of a project to build or improve the road between Vanderhoof, and Manson Creek or Finlay Forks, British Columbia, in conjunction with the provincial government of British Columbia?

2. What work was done on this project last year?

3. What funds has the federal government indicated as its share to be spent on this project?

4. What sum has already been spent?

5. What sum is still available to be spent?

6. Through what channels has the government contributed to this project?

7. Who recommended that this project should be approved ?

8. How much work has been provided for, for this coming summer on this project?

Topic:   VANDERHOOF-MANSON CREEK, B.C., ROAD CONTRACT
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LIB

Thomas Alexander Crerar (Minister of Mines and Resources)

Liberal

Mr. CRERAR:

Return tabled herewith.

MANSON CRP:EK, B.C., MINING PROPERTIES

Topic:   VANDERHOOF-MANSON CREEK, B.C., ROAD CONTRACT
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SC

Mr. PELLETIER:

Social Credit

1. Are there any mining properties in the vicinity of Manson Creek, British Columbia, within a hundred mile radius?

2. If so, (a) what are the names of the companies; (b) the names of the directors and managers?

3. What mines are in operation?

4. What claims have been filed?

5. By whom have claims been filed?

6. Has the Consolidated Mining and Smelting Company any property of any nature in that district?

Topic:   VANDERHOOF-MANSON CREEK, B.C., ROAD CONTRACT
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LIB

Thomas Alexander Crerar (Minister of Mines and Resources)

Liberal

Mr. CRERAR:

Return tabled herewith.

Topic:   VANDERHOOF-MANSON CREEK, B.C., ROAD CONTRACT
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PREFERENCE TO CANADIANS IN CIVIL SERVICE OF ALLIED COUNTRIES

LIB

Mr. POULIOT:

Liberal

1. Referring to sessional paper No. 120A (reference No. 43), tabled February 15, did the Department of the Secretary of State ask the Department of the Secretary of State for External Affairs "whether the dominion government ever tried 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*'?

2. If so, when?

3. Did the Department of the Secretary of State for External Affairs answrer that question?

4. If so, wrhat was the answer, and wrhy was not such answer included in the above-mentioned return?

5. If not, why?

Topic:   PREFERENCE TO CANADIANS IN CIVIL SERVICE OF ALLIED COUNTRIES
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LIB

Louis Édouard Fernand Rinfret (Secretary of State of Canada)

Liberal

Mr. RINFRET:

Return tabled herewith.

Motions for Papers

Topic:   PREFERENCE TO CANADIANS IN CIVIL SERVICE OF ALLIED COUNTRIES
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March 3, 1937