March 17, 1937

PROPOSED ABOLITION OP HANGING AS DEATH PENALTY-REPORT OF SPECIAL COMMITTEE


Mr. G. W. McPHEE (Yorkton) presented the second report of the special committee appointed Tuesday, February 2, 1937, to study the subject matter of Bill No. 6, to amend the Criminal Code.


LIB

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

Liberal

Hon. ERNEST LAPOINTE (Minister of Justice):

This is rather a long report. I would suggest that it be printed in the Votes and Proceedings, in order to avoid the necessity of reading it.

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CON

James Earl Lawson

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. LAWSON:

What is the effect of it- for or against?

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LIB

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

Liberal

Mr. LAPOINTE (Quebec East):

I think it is against the main purpose of the bill. No action may be taken to-day; I merely suggest that it be printed in the Votes and Proceedings.

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QUESTIONS


(Questions answered orally are indicated by an asterisk.)


CANADIAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION-STATION CRCT, TORONTO

CON

Thomas Langton Church

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. CHURCH:

What are the names, occupations, addresses, salaries, living and travelling expenses of the present federal radio commission?

1. What are the names of the staff of radio station CRCT, in Toronto, and the length of service, rank, remuneration of each, and what were their respective living and transportation expenses during the past year?

2. How many musicians and other officials are drawing federal pensions as well as salaries, and who are they? -

3. Who are the announcers at the station, and are they related to any musicians or others employed there? If so, what is the relation?

4. How many of the musicians are: (a) union men; (b) non-union?

5. What are the names of the announcers and musicians, and of the choir leader and quartette?

6. How long has Mr. Lucas been employed; and are any members of his family also employed ?

7. Have any other officials relatives employed?

8. Do the choir leader, quartette, and the minister draw government pensions?

9. Are any members of the family of Mr. WYddington, known on the radio as Frank Gladstone, employed? If so, what are the names?

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CON

Thomas Langton Church

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. CHURCH:

I suggest that the minister let these questions stand until next Tuesday. I have some information to give him which I think will alter his opinion; also to give to the leader of the opposition, as both of them referred to these two questions last Monday.

Questions stand.

Questions

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NATIONAL EMPLOYMENT COMMISSION

CON

Thomas Langton Church

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. CHURCH:

Who are (a) the women's committee, and (b) the consultants of the national advisorycommittee, of the National Employment Commission, and what remuneration, living allowance and travelling expenses were paid for 1936?

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LIB

Norman McLeod Rogers (Minister of Labour)

Liberal

Mr. ROGERS:

(a) Living TravellingRemuneration Allowance ExpensesMrs. W. J. Lindal, Winnipeg, Man Nil $29230 $107.00Mrs. L. G. Ferguson, Westville, NR Nil 442.50 96.10Mrs. A. J. Currie, Govan, Sask Nil 285.00 84.30Mrs. M. Cormier, Montreal, Que Nil 142.50 23.68Miss Ruth Low, Kitchener, Ont Nil 210.00 28.05(b) There are no consultants to the national advisory committee. There were,however, two consultants to th e National Employment Commission- -Mr. Shepherd'semployment terminated February 28, 1937. Living TravellingRemuneration Allowance ExpensesMiss Charlotte Whitton (from Nov. 16).. .. $926.25 Nil $84.48Mr. D. Shepherd (from Sept. 1) $2,375.00 Nil $904.72

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FAIRMOUNT, SASK., CENSUS ENUMERATOR

SC

Mr. ELLIOTT (Kindersley):

Social Credit

1. Who recommended the appointment of Thomas Annett, of Fairmount, Saskatchewan, as enumerator?

2. For how long was he appointed?

3. What salary has he received?

Old Age Pensions Act were made applicable to indigent persons of 65 years and over?

2. What is the approximate number of unemployed and indigent persons from 65 to 70 years of age?

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QUEBEC FEDERAL SUBSIDIES AND FARM LOANS

LIB

Norman McLeod Rogers (Minister of Labour)

Liberal

Mr. ROGERS:

Mr. Thomas Annett was not an enumerator for the taking of the census of 1936.

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FARMERS' CREDITORS ARRANGEMENT ACT-OFFICIAL RECEIVERS, MANITOBA


Mr. McDonald (Souris): 1. How many official receivers are there in Manitoba? , , . . 2. What is the total cost of their services including any expense account? 3. What is the remuneration of each member of the board of review, including living expenses, if any?


LIB

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

Liberal

1. Under the Farmers Creditors' Arrangement Act, 14.

2. From appointment to January 31, 1937, $26,366.26.

3. Under the Farmers Creditors' Arrangement Act,-

Chief commissioner, living allowance $25 per diem applicable to each day's sitting.

Representative of creditors and representative of debtors, fees $25 per diem together with living allowance of $10 per diem applicable to each day's sitting.

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March 17, 1937