March 15, 1937

LIB

Charles Avery Dunning (Minister of Finance and Receiver General)

Liberal

Mr. DUNNING:

That is the whole point.

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   BANK OF CANADA
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CON

Richard Bedford Bennett (Leader of the Official Opposition)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. BENNETT:

If the minister on his honour as a minister is of the opinion that it is inimical to the interests of the bank to give it, I think the bank's position would be one in respect of which the information would not be furnished to the government for that purpose.

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Subtopic:   BANK OF CANADA
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LIB

Charles Avery Dunning (Minister of Finance and Receiver General)

Liberal

Mr. DUNNING:

There is no doubt at all that with respect to the possibility of interfering with the internal management of the bank at this time the governor of the bank must be the judge whether to answer the question would hamper the operations of the bank. That is the view that the government take with respect to questions regarding 31111-lllj

the bank. Subject to that qualification the information will be brought down as asked for.

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Subtopic:   BANK OF CANADA
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CON

Richard Bedford Bennett (Leader of the Official Opposition)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. BENNETT:

If I may be pardoned, it seems to me the minister's position-

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   BANK OF CANADA
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LIB

Ernest Lapointe (Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada)

Liberal

Mr. LAPOINTE (Quebec East):

The whole thing is out of order.

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Subtopic:   BANK OF CANADA
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CON

Richard Bedford Bennett (Leader of the Official Opposition)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. BENNETT:

Just one word I think might be said without being out of order, on a matter touching the privileges of this house -the question whether the minister should not say he or the government is advised by the governor of the bank that it is not in the public interest that the information should be given.

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Subtopic:   BANK OF CANADA
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LIB

Charles Avery Dunning (Minister of Finance and Receiver General)

Liberal

Mr. DUNNING:

That is the position.

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Subtopic:   BANK OF CANADA
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CON

Richard Bedford Bennett (Leader of the Official Opposition)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. BENNETT:

Well, I think that settles it.

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Subtopic:   BANK OF CANADA
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LIB

Walter Edward Foster (Speaker of the Senate)

Liberal

Mr. SPEAKER:

Order for return.

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   BANK OF CANADA
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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR-LAY-OFF LIST

LIB

Mr. MULOCK:

Liberal

1. How many permanent appointments from the lay-off list of the Interior department, not including transfers, were made by the Civil Service Commission in each year from January 1, 1932, to January 1, 1937?

2. How many returned men under 40 years of age on the lay-off list of the Interior department, have not been re-assigned to any position; what are their names, age, number of dependents and date of superannuation in each case?

3. How many employees on the lay-off list of the Interior department have died in each year from January 1, 1932, to January 1, 1937?

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Subtopic:   DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR-LAY-OFF LIST
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SWEDISH LANDRACE PIGS

SC

Mr. BLACKMORE:

Social Credit

1. When were Swedish Landrace pigs first brought into Canada?

2. How many were brought in?

3. How many are now in Canada?

4. At how many agricultural stations in Canada are there at present Swedish Landrace

pigs:

5. What is the name of each station, and the number and sex of pigs at each?

6. Do these pigs mature earlier than Yorkshire pigs?

7. If so. how much earlier?

8. Can farmers get these pigs from the stations at present?

9. If not, how can they be obtained?

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Subtopic:   SWEDISH LANDRACE PIGS
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GERMAN REPARATIONS PAYMENTS

SC

Mr. HALL:

Social Credit

1. What was the amount of money paid by Germany to Canada by way of reparation?

2. What amount was turned over to the consolidated revenue fund?

3. What amount has been distributed?

Questions as Orders for Returns

4. How many claims were paid?

5. How many applied for reparation?

6. Do the claims of the ex-prisoners of war come out of this same fund?

7. How many ex-prisoners of war sent in claims?

8. How many of these claims were accepted?

9. How many of these claims were rejected?

10. What was the basis of payment on these claims?

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Subtopic:   GERMAN REPARATIONS PAYMENTS
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DREDGING AND DRAINAGE WORKS

LIB

Mr. FERLAND:

Liberal

1. Has the federal government carried out drainage works on cultivated lands, or dredging works in non-navigable or non-floatable waters, during the years 1934, 1935 and 1936: (a) in the province of Quebec; (b) in other provinces; (c) alone; (d) in cooperation witli provincial governments?

2. If so, for what amounts in each case?

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Subtopic:   DREDGING AND DRAINAGE WORKS
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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORT-ST. LAWRENCE RIVER-MARINE EMPLOYEES


Mr. GARIEPY; What were the names, occupations and domiciles of the persons engaged by the Department of Transport for governmental marine work on the St. Lawrence river during the months of January, February, March, and April, 1936, respectively?


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March 15, 1937