March 11, 1937

RAILWAYS AND SHIPPING


Second report of the standing committee on railways and shipping, owned, operated and controlled by the government-Sir Eugene Fiset.


PRIVATE BILLS

FIRST READINGS-SENATE BILLS


Bill No. 57, respecting Industrial Loan and Finance Corporation.-Mr. Vien. Bill No. 58, respecting the Central Finance Corporation and to change its name to Household Finance Corporation.-Mr. Duffus.


QUESTIONS


(Questions answered: orally are indicated by an asterisk.


CANADIAN WHEAT BOARD-CARRYING CHAROES ON WHEAT

LIB

Mr. ROSS (Moose Jaw):

Liberal

1. What was the amount paid by the Canadian Wheat Board for carrying charges on wheat in country elevators for the 1935 crop?

Questions

2. What are the names of the elevator companies to whom this amount was paid and what

amount was paid to each?

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Mr. ROGERS:

1. 83,497,939.71.

2. Amount

Alberta Pacific Grain Co $ 188,150 87Alberta Wheat Pool

371,394 44Alliance Grain Cjompany.. .. 7,739 80Anderson Elevator Company.. 2,778 69Bawlf Grain Company

38,667 11British American Elevator Co. 70,716 98Bishop Milling Company.. .. 55 68Burns & Watson

166 83Byers Flour Mills

314 46Canada West Grain Company. 7,233 96Canadian Consolidated Grain Co. 56,918 01Colley, F. T

97 47Conger Sanborn Company.. .. 2,664 68Darlingford Farmers Elevator.. 142 41Ellison Milling Company.. .. 15,980 45Federal Grain Company.. .. 206,202 79Forrester, G. A

20 59Forsythe & Company

567 77Fraser, W. 0

627 47Gillespie Grain Co

39,280 77Gold Grain Company

7,525 34Grand Prairie Grain Co.. .. 2,660 38Harrison Milling & Elev. Co.. 537 31Hess, M. M

544 28Inter-Ocean Grain Company.. .. 9,894 57Independent Grain Co

19,783 72KalmacofT & Company

101 96Kennedy Grain Company.. .. 457 82Krause Milling Company

878 03Lake of the Woods Milling Co. 36,567 17Little & Little

931 16Lytle, T. H

225 09McCabe Bros. Grain Co

53270 31McCulloch & Company

2,516 74MacEachern Milling Co

492 21Manitoba Pool Elevators Ltd.. 125,380 98Maple Leaf Milling Company.. 639 54Midland & Pacific Grain Corp. 58,187 82Mohler, J. J

214 10Morden Milling Company.. .. 466 23Mutual Grain Company

5,643 99National Elevator Company.. 97,133 17Nerby Grain Company

3,808 42Noak Grain Company

964 93Noble, C. 8

968 20Northern Elevator Company.. .. 60,634 94Northern Grain Company.. .. 8,550 10North Star Grain Company.. .. 48,187 28Northwest Commission Company. 764 83Ogilvie Flour Mills Co. Ltd.. 49,687 20Outlook Flour Mills

25 01Parent Grain Company

487 82Parrish & Heimbecker Ltd.. .. 41,821 97N. M. Paterson & Co

51,770 21Peaker Gibson Grain Company. 2,400 96Pioneer Grain Company.. .. 172,836 30Prince Albert Elevator Co.. .. 2,484 62Province Elevator Co

84,291 15Quaker Oats Company

11,153 01Red River Grain Company.. .. 1,194 05Richardson & Sons, J. R.. .. 30 27Ritz, Henry

472 41Robin Hood Mills

3,081 13Saskatchewan Pool Elevators Ltd. 903,263 01

Scottish Co-op. Wholesale Society

Ltd

8282 52Searle Grain Company

199,422 92Standard Elevator Co

10,628 40Stettler Flour Mills

104 41Strachan Elevator Ltd1

295 36Strome Flour Mills

132 17Swift Current Flour Mills.. .. 639 56Thompson & Co. Clara

212 06United Grain Growers Ltd.. .. 242,861 28

Western Canada Flour Mills Co.

Ltd

32,626 58Western Grain Co

119,643 62Wiley Low & Co

434 86

Less carrying charges recovered on sales contracts 4,319 32

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$3,493,620 39 NATIONAL HARBOURS BOARD-FIRE-BOAT "PLUVIUS"

CON

Mr. GREEN:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Has the national harbours board ceased to operate the fire-boat "Pluvius" in Vancouver harbour?

2. Was a committee appointed at the request of the national harbours board or otherwise to consider and report on the need for fire protection for the water-front in Vancouver?

3. If so, when was it appointed, who were the members of the committee, and when did they report?

4. What steps are being taken by the national harbours board to implement any report or reports of such committee?

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LIB

Mr. HOWE: (Minister of Transport)

Liberal

1. Yes.

2. No committee appointed at request of national harbours board.

3. Answered by No. 2.

4. Answered by No. 2.

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EXPORTS TO UNITED STATES AND UNITED KINGDOM

CON

Mr. MULLINS:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. From January 1, 1935, to January 1, 1936, what was the quantity of the following commodities exported to the United States from Canada, as compared with the period from January 1, 1936, to January 1, 1937, viz: cheese, maple sugar, horses, cows, grain, beef C^ttl6 ?

2. From January 1, 1935, to January 1, 1936, what quantity of cheese and beef cattle did we export to the United Kingdom from Canada, as compared with the period from January 1, 1936, to January 1, 1937?

The Budget-Mr. Coldwell

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Mr. ROGERS: (Minister of Labour)

Liberal

1. Exports from Canada to United States, Calendar Years:

1935 1936

Cheese cwt. 4,749 114,564Maple sugar.. .. Lb. 1,710,850 8,207,523Horses ..No. 5.475 17,358Cows (dairy cattle) No. 6.266 8,194Grain Bush. 24,952,159 39,260,635Beef cattle No. 108,557 224,306

2. Exports from Canada to United Kingdom, Calendar Years:

1935 1936

Cheese Cwt. 527,196 678,017Beef cattle No. 6,704 38,473

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BUSINESS PROFITS WAR TAX ACT, 1916


Hon. CHARLES A. DUNNING (Minister of Finance) moved that the house go into committee at the next sitting to consider the following proposed resolution: That it is expedient to revive and amend the Business Profits War Tax Act, 1916, to validate any actions which may have been taken since the coming into force of the revised statutes of Canada, 1927, and to provide that the procedure for dealing with appeals from assessments under the said act shall be similar to the procedure for dealing with appeals under the Income War Tax Act. 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.


GRAIN MARKETING


On the orders of the day:


March 11, 1937