March 8, 1937

LIB

Clarence Decatur Howe (Minister of Transport)

Liberal

Mr. HOWE:

Return tabled herewith.

BERTHIER-MASKINONGE, QtJE., PUBLIC WORKS

Topic:   DEFERRED MAINTENANCE WORK ON RAILWAYS
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LIB

Mr. PERRON:

Liberal

1. What works were executed in the county of Berthier-Maskinonge by the federal government, or to which the federal government contributed in part, during the years from 1931 to 1935 inclusive?

2. What were the amounts expended on each of said works?

3. What are the names of the workmen employed on said works, the number of hours each one worked, and what salary was paid to each?

4. Who were the individuals who supplied the materials for said works; what were the quantities, and the prices paid?

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DEPARTMENT OF NATIONAL REVENUE

LIB

Mr. McLEAN (Melfort):

Liberal

1. What branches of the inside service of the Department of National Revenue are under:

(a) the commissioner of customs; (b) the commissioner of excise; (c) the commissioner of income tax?

2. Who are the chiefs of the following

branches: (a) accommodation and equipment;

(b) accounts; (c) correspondence; (d) law; (e) national revenue review; (f) records; (g) refunds; (h) staff and estimates; (i) statistical; (j) supplies; (k) appraisers?

3. When was each of the above officials appointed to the service? .

4. On what date was each one appointed to his present post?

Topic:   DEPARTMENT OF NATIONAL REVENUE
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LIB

INCOME TAX PAID BY ALBERTA FARMERS

SC

Mr. ROWE (Athabaska):

Social Credit

1. What was the number of Alberta farmers who paid dominion income tax in the years 1930, 1931, 1932, 1933, 1934, 1935, 1936?

2. What was the total amount of dominion income tax paid by the above farmers?

3. What was the total amount of dominion income tax paid by all residents of Alberta during the same period?

4. What was the total number of dominion income tax payers in Alberta during the years mentioned?

Mr. ILSLE'Y: Return tabled herewith.

IMr. Douglas.]

Topic:   INCOME TAX PAID BY ALBERTA FARMERS
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MOTIONS FOR PAPERS

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE-DISMISSAL OF FRUIT AND VEGETABLE INSPECTORS

LIB

Alexander MacGillivray Young

Liberal

Mr. YOUNG (for Mr. Ryan):

For a copy of all memoranda, telegrams, correspondence, charges, evidence and other documents in the possession of the Department of Agriculture, relating to the dismissal of the following: Fred W. Warnock, Wm. Allen McDonald, Joseph Daigle, Clyde W. McCloskey, William D. McLeod, Donald S. Palmer, Guy Welch and Paul W. Caldwell, fruit and vegetable inspectors, all of New Brunswick;

Also a statement showing the dates of appointment and dismissal and reasons assigned for dismissal in each case, along with all information received by the department which resulted in such dismissals and the name or names of the person or persons who assumed responsibility for such information.

Topic:   MOTIONS FOR PAPERS
Subtopic:   DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE-DISMISSAL OF FRUIT AND VEGETABLE INSPECTORS
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LIB

John Ewen Sinclair

Liberal

Mr. SINCLAIR:

For a copy of all memoranda, telegrams, correspondence, charges, evidence and other documents in the possession of the Department of Agriculture, relating to the dismissal of the following: Chester R. Edwards, Harry Bonnell, John Coyle, Leslie Trainor, Clifton C. Ince, Harold Bagnall, Russell F. Nicholson, junior fruit and vegetable inspectors, and Chester E. Shaw, senior fruit and vegetable inspector, all of Prince Edward Island;

Also a statement showing the dates of appointment and dismissal and reasons assigned for dismissal in each case, along with all information received by the department which resulted in such dismissals and the name or names of the person or persons who assumed responsibility for such information.

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Subtopic:   DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE-DISMISSAL OF FRUIT AND VEGETABLE INSPECTORS
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JONES AVENUE, TORONTO, GRADE SEPARATION

CON

Simon Fraser Tolmie

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. TOLMIE (for Mr. Church):

For a copy of all correspondence, reports and other documents, relating to grade separation at Jones avenue in the city of Toronto, including a copy of any correspondence or offers from the mayor and corporation of Toronto in this connection.

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LIB

Clarence Decatur Howe (Minister of Transport)

Liberal

Mr. HOWE:

The board of railway commissioners report that it is practically impossible to copy all the documents, plans and blueprints that are on the file in connection with this application. They say, however, that they will be glad to furnish the hon. member with any documents he cares for, particularly if he goes to their office and looks over the files.

Topic:   JONES AVENUE, TORONTO, GRADE SEPARATION
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CON

Richard Bedford Bennett (Leader of the Official Opposition)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. BENNETT:

As the hon. member in whose name the motion stands is absent, might it not be well, in view of the explanation made by the minister, that the motion stand until he is present?

Motion stands.

The Budget-Mr. Heaps

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LITTLE METIS, QUE., LIGHT KEEPER


Mr. MaeINNIS: For a copy of all papers, letters, affidavits, evidence and other documents, including a copy of the report of the commission of investigation, concerning the dismissal of the former lightkeeper, Mr. J. Antonio Landry, at Little Metis, Quebec.


CUSTOMS ACT AMENDMENT

VALUE FOR DUTY-DRAWBACKS IN RESPECT OF CONSUMABLE MATERIALS AND EXPORTED GOODS


Hon. J. L. ILSLEY (Minister of National Revenue) moved that the house go into committee at the next sitting to consider the following proposed resolution: That it is expedient to introduce a measure to amend the Customs Act to provide for certain conditions in estimating the value for duty of goods imported into Canada, also for the ratification and confirmation of certain values for duties heretofore fixed, and further to provide for drawbacks in respect of consumable materials and for drawbacks in the case of certain exported goods. He said: His Excellency the Governor General, having been made acquainted with the subject matter of this resolution, recommends it to the favourable consideration of the house. Motion agreed to.


March 8, 1937