April 5, 1937

NEW MEMBER

LIB

Walter Edward Foster (Speaker of the Senate)

Liberal

Mr. SPEAKER:

I have the honour to inform the house that the clerk of the house has received from the chief electoral officer certificate of the election and return of Pierre Emile Cote, Esquire, for the electoral district of Bonaventure.

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NEW MEMBERS INTRODUCED


Pierre Emile Cote, Esquire, member for the electoral district of Bonaventure, introduced by Right Hon. W. L. Mackenzie King and Hon. Ernest Lapointe. John Allmond Marsh, Esquire, member for the electoral district of Hamilton West, introduced by Right Hon. R. B. Bennett and Mr. A. A. Brown.


REPORTS OF COMMITTEES


Second report of standing committee on miscellaneous private bills-Mr. McPhee. Second report of standing committee on agriculture and colonization.-Mr. Weir.


MARINE AND FISHERIES


Mr. A. E. MacLEAN (Prince) presented the third and final report of the standing committee on marine and fisheries and moved that the report be concurred in.


REC

Henry Herbert Stevens

Reconstruction

Mr. STEVENS:

Personally I should like to have an opportunity of studying this report. It is very important, and I do not think it should be rushed through in this manner.

Motion stands.

[Mr. Stevens. 1

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CIVIL SERVICE ACT AMENDMENT


Mr. JEAN FRANCOIS POULIOT (Temis-couata) moved for leave to introduce Bill No. 100, to amend the Civil Service Act.


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Some hon. MEMBERS:

Explain.

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LIB

Jean-François Pouliot

Liberal

Mr. POULIOT:

Mr. Speaker, the only purpose of this bill is to curtail the preference in favour of men who saw service during the war in the armies of allies of his majesty, and the best explanation of the bill can be found in question No. 8 on to-day's order paper.

Motion agreed to and bill read the first time.

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QUESTIONS


(Questions answered orally are indicated by an asterisk.)


PORT CREDIT, ONT., HARBOUR

CON

Mr. GRAYDON:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. What work, if any, has been done in the way of harbour improvements at Port Credit, Ontario, since January 1, 1936?

2. If any such work was done, what was the total cost of same?

3. Will the government consider improving said harbour facilities during the current year?

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Mr. CARDIN: (Minister of Public Works)

Liberal

1. None.

2. Answered by No. 1.

3. The matter will have consideration.

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CATTLE SHIPMENTS FROM DROUGHT AREA

LIB

Mr. EVANS:

Liberal

1. How many cattle were shipped out of the drought area of western Canada in 1936 under the federal feeder cattle policy?

2. What amount of money was expended by the government in giving assistance to buyers of the feeder cattle?

3. How many cattle were shipped to each of the following provinces: Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island?

4. How many lambs were shipped out of the drouth area of western Canada under the feeder policy, and what was the amount expended by the government in assistance to buyers of these feeder lambs?

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April 5, 1937