March 4, 1937

QUESTIONS


(Questions answered orally are indicated by an asterisk.)


CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION-INSPECTOR OP WEIGHTS AND MEASURES, QUEBEC

LIB

Mr. POULIOT:

Liberal

1. How many applications did the Civil Service Commission receive for the position of inspector of weights and measures which was advertised in the province of Quebec in 1936 (examination No. 25111)?

2. Were those who made application called upon to pass an examination?

3. If so, what was the number of eligible candidates?

4. Has an appointment been made?

5. If so, upon what date, who was appointed, and what is his address?

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Mr. RINFRET: (Secretary of State of Canada)

Liberal

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Subtopic:   CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION-INSPECTOR OP WEIGHTS AND MEASURES, QUEBEC
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CENTRE BURLINGTON, N.S., WHARF

LIB

Mr. PURDY:

Liberal

1. What was the total amount of expenditure in connection with the repairs to wharf at Centre Burlington, Hants county, during the year 1935?

2. Who was the foreman in charge of the work?

3. To whom, and what amounts were paid for the following: (a) wages; (b) materials; (cj supplies?

4. What was the original estimate of the cost of the work?

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Mr. CARDIN: (Minister of Public Works)

Liberal

1. SI.184.66.

2. Ernest Sanford.

3. (a) Ernest Sanford, foreman, $99; Percy Mann. $24; John Mann, $16.80; Harold McLeod, $30; Sydney Walker, $27.60; Henry Blackburn. $26.40; Clyde Sanford, $31.20; George Salter. $28.80; Clarence Sanford, $18.80; Ross Barkhouse, $31.20; Silas Sanford, $19.20; Layton Reynolds, $26.40; Harry Reynolds, $26.40; Ralph Blackburn, $16.80; Curtis Sanford, $19.20; Lloyd Sanford, $21.60; Coles Greene, $19.20; Hollis Rhodes, $19.20; Henry Smith, $14.40; Herbert Salter, $15.60; Clifford Burgess, $7.20; Robert Shaw, $9.60; Walter Salter, $4.80; Herbert Salter and team, $28.60; Prescott Sanford, $9.60; Curry Sanford, $7.20; total, $598.80.

(b) and (c) Clarence Sanford, timber, $16.02; James D. Sanford, timber, $75.69; Dan Young, timber, $80.64; Elbert Sanford, timber, $60.57; Murray Salter, timber, $43.20; Donald Carde, timber, $66.15; Murray Sanford, timber, $43.74; Walter Salter, timber, $27; John McKenzie, timber, $39.15; Robie C. Sanford, timber, $71.19; Wilcox Bros., hardware, $62.51; total $585.86.

Grand total, $1,184.66.

4. $1,180.

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Subtopic:   CENTRE BURLINGTON, N.S., WHARF
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HUDSON BAY ROUTE-INSURANCE RATES ON WHEAT

LIB

Mr. TUCKER:

Liberal

1. What was the average amount of insurance payable in respect of a full cargo of wheat being shipped to Liverpool in a ship of 5,000 tons gross using the Hudson Bay route (such as referred to in (2) of the answer to question No. 4 on the orders of the day, February 22, 1937), in each of the years 1932 to 1936, inclusive?

2. What was the average amount of insurance payable on a similar ship and cargo using the St. Lawrence route carrying a full cargo of wheat to Liverpool during each of the years 1932 to 1936, inclusive?

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Clarence Decatur Howe (Minister of Transport)

Liberal

Mr. HOWE:

The insurance on the hull of a ship of 5,000 gross tons, valued at $250,000, capable of carrying about 300,000 bushels of wheat was about as follows, the English pound being taken as worth five dollars, Canadian, in all cases:

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Churchill Churchill Churchill MontrealAug. 10th Oct. 1st Oct. 8th May 15thto to to toSept. 30th Oct. 7th Oct. 15th Nov. 15th1932 $8,750.00 $9,625.00 $10,937.50 $1,250.001933 8,750.00 8,750.00 10,937.50 1,250.001934 7,500.00 7,500.00 9,375.00 1,250.001935 * 5,625.00 5,625.00 7.031.25 1,250.00Aug. 5th to Oct. 10th Oct. 10th to 15th 1936 5,625.00 7,031.25 1,250.00The above figures for Churchill are for ships not equipped with gyro compasses for each trip made into the Bay. For ships equipped with gyro compasses the comparison would be about as follows for each trip of the ship: Churchill Churchill Churchill MontrealAug. 10th Oct. 1st Oct. 8th May 15thto to to toSept. 30th Oct. 7th Oct. 15th Nov. 15th1932 $7,500.00 $8,250.00 $9,375.00 $1,250.001933 7.500.00 7,500.00 9,375.00 1,250.001934 6,250.00 6,250.00 7,812.00 1,250.001935 4,687.50 4,687.50 5,859.35 1,250.00Aug. 5thto Oct. 10th 1936 4,062.50 1,250.00Ships are charged about $500 for the rental bushel. The insurance on the cargo out ofof a gyro compass for a trip to Churchill. Churchill in 1936 amounted to I of 1 cent,The insurance on hulls is fixed by a com- and out of Montreal to about i of 1 centmittee of the Imperial Shipping Committee, per bushel. and the above figures cover all usual losses, including total loss of the ship. QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR Ihe insurance on cargoes is free to com- RETURNS

petition among underwriters, and while the Department of Transport has no definite information about the charges, they are understood to have been about as follows:

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Subtopic:   HUDSON BAY ROUTE-INSURANCE RATES ON WHEAT
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MINISTERS OF THE CROWN-TRAVELLING EXPENSES AND PRIVATE CARS

CCF

Thomas Clement (Tommy) Douglas

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

Mr. DOUGLAS:

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Subtopic:   MINISTERS OF THE CROWN-TRAVELLING EXPENSES AND PRIVATE CARS
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MINISTERS OF THE CROWN-ALLOWANCES FOR CARS AND CHAUFFEURS

CCF

Mr. DOUGLAS:

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

1. What allowance is made to the ministers of the crown in lieu of car and chauffeurs?

2. What was the total amount paid to each minister of the crown for this purpose for 1936?

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ROYAL COMMISSIONS

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Mr. COLD WELL@

What was the cost of all royal commissions during the periods 1922-1927; 1927-1931; 19311935; 1935, 1936, and those at present sitting,

Trans-Canada Air Lines

as follows: (a) salaries or honoraria paid to individuals; (b) per diem living allowances paid to individuals; (e) clerical assistance and per diem living allowance; (d) all other expenses?

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GRADE SEPARATION FUND, ONTARIO

CON

Thomas Langton Church

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. CHURCH:

Of the commitments made for the grade separation fund in Ontario given on page 1052 of Hansard, to the amount of $656,910, what crossings were included, and where?

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Subtopic:   GRADE SEPARATION FUND, ONTARIO
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LIB

Clarence Decatur Howe (Minister of Transport)

Liberal

Mr. HOWE:

Return tabled herewith.

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Subtopic:   GRADE SEPARATION FUND, ONTARIO
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March 4, 1937