March 8, 1937

LIB

Mr. ROGERS: (Minister of Labour)

Liberal

1. 3,446.

2. 47 out of 56 commissioners reported 452.

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Subtopic:   CENSUS ENUMERATORS
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PAYMENTS TO SASKATCHEWAN

CON

Mr. CHURCH:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Did the Honourable J. G. Gardiner and the Honourable T. A. Crerar promise an added two million dollars to Saskatchewan, as reported in the Globe and Mail of February 26?

2. If so, will this amount be paid before receiving the report of the proposed royal commission to investigate taxation and provincial finance?

3. Will provision be made for these increases during the present session?

4. Will similar treatment be given Ontario?

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Subtopic:   PAYMENTS TO SASKATCHEWAN
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LIB

Mr. GARDINER: (Minister of Agriculture)

Liberal

1. No,

2, 3, and 4. Answered by number 1.

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Subtopic:   PAYMENTS TO SASKATCHEWAN
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BOISSEVAIN, MAN., POST OFFICE

LIB-PRO

Mr. McDONALD (Souris):

Liberal Progressive

1. In what year was the post office site at Boissevain, Manitoba, purchased?

2. What was the purchase price?

3. Were the buildings on the same rented, and, if so, what was the total amount of rent received?

4. When were the buildings sold?

5. What price was received for same?

6. When was the present post office erected?

7. What was the total cost of same?

8. What was the estimated cost by the department?

9. What tenders were received, and what were their respective amounts?

10. To whom was the contract awarded, and for what amount?

11. Who was appointed clerk of works?

12. How much did he receive for same?

13. Who supplied the hardware?

14. Who did the brick work?

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Subtopic:   BOISSEVAIN, MAN., POST OFFICE
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LIB

Mr. CARDIN: (Minister of Public Works)

Liberal

1. 1914.

2. $4,750.00.

3. 4 and 5. Yes. Total amount of rental received $254.00. Building was condemned by the town authorities as unsafe and in 1920 was sold by public advertisement for $1 and removed by the purchaser. In 1928 the site was rented at $60 per annum to Fred Brook for the purpose of erecting thereon a temporary building which was removed by lessee when required for government purposes. Total amount of rental received for site $345.

6. Contract awarded December 21, 1934.

7. $22,367.43 (exclusive of cost of site).

8. $15,250.00 (estimated cost of building only).

9. Dring Bros., Boissevain, $18,992.30; E. T. Johnson, Boissevain, $19,185; M. E. Breault, Deloraine, $19,242.50; J. J. Morrow, Melita, $19,600. As amount of lowest tender was in excess of the department's estimate, the lowest tenderer was asked if he would accept $17,500 to carry out the work according to plans and specifications. He accepted this amount.

10. (a) Dring Bros, (b) $17,500.

11. M. E. Breault.

12. $125 per month or a total of $778.23.

13. No information.

14. John Morrow was subcontractor for brick work.

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Subtopic:   BOISSEVAIN, MAN., POST OFFICE
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BEEF CATTLE EXPORTS AND QUOTAS

SC

Mr. HAYHURST:

Social Credit

1. How many beef cattle over one year of age and under one year of age were exported to: (a) United States; (b) United Kingdom?

2. What is the quota to each of these countries?

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Subtopic:   BEEF CATTLE EXPORTS AND QUOTAS
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LIB

Mr. ROGERS: (Minister of Labour)

Liberal

1. Exports of cattle, n.o.p. in the fiscal year ended March 31:

One year old and less-To United States, 24,870 head.

One year old and less-To United Kingdom,

nil.

Over one year old-To United States, 100,304 head.

Over one year old-To United Kingdom, 2,811 head.

2. The trade agreement between Canada and the United States effective January 1, 1936, contains the following reductions in duty on

Questions

cattle with a proviso that the reduced rates are not to apply on imports into the United

Description

Cattle weighing less than 175 lbs. each.. ..

Cattle weighing 700 lbs. or more each and

not specially provided for

Cows weighing 700 lbs. or more each and imported specially for dairy purposes..

No quota, has been established for import

States in excess of the quantities specified, when imported from any source:

Rate of duty Total quota

Reduced from 21 cents per lb.

to 1J cents per lb 51,933 head

Reduced from 3 cents per lb.

to 2 cents per lb 155,799 head

Reduced from 3 cents per lb.

to 1J cents per lb 20,000 head

of Canadian cattle into the United Kingdom.

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Subtopic:   BEEF CATTLE EXPORTS AND QUOTAS
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EXPORTS OF HOGS AND HOG PRODUCTS

SC

Mr. HAYHURST:

Social Credit

1. How many live hogs were shipped last year to: (a) United States; (b) United Kingdom, from January 1, 1936, to December 31, 1936?

2. What quantity of pork products was exported in 1935-1936 to: (a) United States;

(b) United Kingdom?

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Subtopic:   EXPORTS OF HOGS AND HOG PRODUCTS
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LIB

Mr. ROGERS: (Minister of Labour)

Liberal

1. Exports of live hogs to United States and United Kingdom in the fiscal year ended March 31, 1936, were as follows:-

United United

States Kingdom

Number Number

Swine for improvement

of stock ... 5Swine, n.o.p . .. 75 -2. Fiscal Year 1936Exports to- United UnitedStates KingdomCwt. Cwt.Pork, fresh, chilled or frozen .. 57,177 5,943Bacon, and hams.. .. 6,889 1,186,509Pork, dry salted.. .. 577 2,128Pork, pickled, in barrels 275Lard .. 15 181,109

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Subtopic:   EXPORTS OF HOGS AND HOG PRODUCTS
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FARMERS' CREDITORS ARRANGEMENTS-MANITOBA


Mr. McDonald (Souris): 1. What was: (a) the total debt; (b) the total assets of the first l.OO'O farmers in Manitoba whose cases were disposed of under the provisions of the Farmers Creditors' Arrangement Act? 2. What was the average debt in the cases referred to above for: (a) agreement for sale; (b) mortgage; (c) taxes; (d) relief and seed liens; (e) implement liens; (f) to banks; (g) chattel mortgages; (h) to merchants; (i) miscellaneous? 3. How many proposals of farmers in the province of Manitoba under the Farmers' Creditors Arrangement Act were referred to the board of review? 4. How many such cases have been disposed of by the board of review? 5. What is the most recent statistical information available pertaining to the amount of the debt of farmers in Manitoba whose cases have been disposed of by the board of review: (a) secured debt; (b) unsecured debt? 6. What reductions were made by the board of review in the debts last above referred to? 7. What has been the annual interest reduction effected by the board of review in its decisions pertaining to these cases? 8. What is the average debt of the farmers of Manitoba who have applied to benefit under the above act?


LIB

Mr. DUNNING: (Minister of Finance and Receiver General)

Liberal

1. (a) $6,707,482; (b) $4,340,059.

2. (a) agreement for sale, $1,535; (b) mortgage, $3,500; (c) taxes, $219; (d) relief and seed liens, $23; (e) implement liens, $221; (f) to banks, $222; (g) chattel mortgages, $234; (h) to merchants, $113; (i) miscellaneous, $640.

3. To January 31, 1937, 1,728.

4. 1.453.

5. To January 31, 1937, (a) $7,713,606.18;

(b) $1,297,546.06.

6. To January 31, 1937, (a) $2,884234.17; (b) $1,002,504.76.

7. To January 31, 1937, $304,537.76.

8. $7,171.97.

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Subtopic:   FARMERS' CREDITORS ARRANGEMENTS-MANITOBA
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KELOWNA, B.C., PUBLIC BUILDING

CON

Mr. STIRLING:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. How many tenders were received for the erection of a public building at Kelowna, British Columbia?

2. What were the names and addresses of those who tendered, and the amounts of their tenders ?

3. Were any tenders received after the date set for opening the tenders? If so, what were the names and addresses, and the amounts?

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Subtopic:   KELOWNA, B.C., PUBLIC BUILDING
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LIB

Pierre-Joseph-Arthur Cardin (Minister of Public Works)

Liberal

Mr. CARDIN:

1, 2 and 3.-The following three tenders were received within the time specified, viz.: 12 o'clock noon, February 22, 1937; R. E. Paget, Vancouver, $41,925; Dore & Ryan, Kelowna, $44,450; Bennett & White Construction Company, Ltd., Vancouver, $44,542. Two more tenders were received after the time specified, viz.: 2.04 p.m. of the same day from the following: A. C. Bennett, Kelowna, $42,446; Patterson & Black, Kelowna, $52,391.

Questions as Orders for Returns

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Subtopic:   KELOWNA, B.C., PUBLIC BUILDING
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COMMUNIST PARTY IN CANADA

March 8, 1937