April 8, 1937

FARM IMPLEMENTS COMMITTEE

LIB

John Frederick Johnston

Liberal

Mr. J. F. JOHNSTON (Lake Centre):

Mr. Speaker, I desire to present the second report of the special committee on farm implement prices, together with a copy of the evidence taken before the committee and before the standing committee on agriculture and colonization in 1936, and the exhibits filed. In this connection may I be permitted to give notice that on Saturday, April 10, I will move that the recond report of the special committee on farm implement prices be concurred in.

Topic:   FARM IMPLEMENTS COMMITTEE
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SUPPLEMENTARY ESTIMATES, 1937-38


A message from His Excellency the Governor General transmitting supplementary estimates for the financial year ending March 31, 1938, was presented by Hon. Charles A. Dunning (Minister of Finance), read by Mr. Speaker to the house and referred to the committee of supply.


MILITIA PENSION ACT


On order for introduction of bills:- Mr. JEAN-FRANCOIS POULIOT (Temis-couata): With reference to the order standing in my name for introduction of a bill to amend the Militia Pension Act, may I ask the Minister of National Defence (Mr. Mackenzie) if his department is studying now the matter of seconding in order to bring in some legislation in that regard next session?


LIB

Ian Alistair Mackenzie (Minister of National Defence)

Liberal

Mr. MACKENZIE (Vancouver):

The subject referred to by the hon. member has been under consideration for some time by the department.

Topic:   MILITIA PENSION ACT
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LIB

QUESTIONS


(Questions answered orally are indicated by an asterisk.)


ST. JOHN RIVER AND GRAND LAKE, NT, CHANNEL -BUOYS AND STAKES

CON

Mr. BROOKS:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Have contracts been granted for placing buoys and stakes to mark channel of Saint John river and Grand lake, New Brunswick?

2. If so, who received the contract, and what was the amount of the tender?

3. Is there a date set for the placing of the buoys and stakes?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   ST. JOHN RIVER AND GRAND LAKE, NT, CHANNEL -BUOYS AND STAKES
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LIB

Mr. HOWE: (Minister of Transport)

Liberal

1. A contract has been awarded.

2. William McFadzen, lowest tenderer, $650.

3. There is no set date. Contract requires that buoys and stakes be placed upon opening of navigation each year.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   ST. JOHN RIVER AND GRAND LAKE, NT, CHANNEL -BUOYS AND STAKES
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QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS

BOATS OPERATING IN ST. LAWRENCE WATERS

LIB

Mr. LAPOINTE (Matapedia-Matane):

Liberal

1. How many boats of every class will the federal government operate in the St. Lawrence waters during the next season of navigation?

2. What are their names?

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   BOATS OPERATING IN ST. LAWRENCE WATERS
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LIB

Louis Édouard Fernand Rinfret (Secretary of State of Canada)

Liberal

Mr. RINFRET:

Return tabled herewith.

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   BOATS OPERATING IN ST. LAWRENCE WATERS
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FEDERAL PAYMENTS TO NOVA SCOTIA FIRMS

LIB

Mr. PURDY:

Liberal

1. What sums were paid to the following, from 1930 to 1936 inclusive, by the dominion government: (a) Nova Scotia Textiles Limited; (b) J. E. Mortimer; (c) Wilcox Brothers, all of Windsor, Nova Scotia, and (d) C. B. Smith, barrister, Halifax, Nova Scotia?

2. For what services in each ease were these sums paid?

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   FEDERAL PAYMENTS TO NOVA SCOTIA FIRMS
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CIVIL SERVICE RETURNED SOLDIER PREFERENCE

April 8, 1937