February 21, 1938

BANKING AND COMMERCE


Mr. G. W. McPHEE (Yorkton-for Mr. Moore) moved that the first report of the standing committee on banking and commerce be concurred in. Motion agreed to.


FISH TRAP LICENCES

IND

Alan Webster Neill

Independent

Mr. A. W. NEILL (Comox-Alberni):

I wish

to present a petition, signed by W. W. R. Mitchell, president of the Associated Boards of Trade of Vancouver Island, and 9.595 others, all citizens of British Columbia. The prayer of their petition is that this honourable 51052-40f

house may be pleased to order the abolition of fish trap licences in the waters of British Columbia.

Topic:   FISH TRAP LICENCES
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CANADIAN WHEAT BOARD

LIB

William Daum Euler (Minister of Trade and Commerce)

Liberal

Hon. W. D. EULER (Minister of Trade and Commerce):

I wish to lay on the table the report of the Canadian wheat board for the crop year 1936-37. The report has been printed and will be available for the members within a day of two.

Topic:   CANADIAN WHEAT BOARD
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LEAGUE OF NATIONS


Britain's foreign policy-Canada's responsibilities AS MEMBER OF THE LEAGUE On the orders of the day:


CCF

James Shaver Woodsworth

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (C.C.F.)

Mr. J. S. WOODSWORTH (Winnipeg North Centre):

Before the orders of the day are proceeded with I should like to direct a question to the Prime Minister (Mr. Mackenzie King). In view of recent occurrences indicating a change in Britain's foreign policy, will the Prime Minister make a statement at an early day on the government's attitude to Canada's responsibilities as a member of the League of Nations?

Topic:   LEAGUE OF NATIONS
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LIB

William Lyon Mackenzie King (Prime Minister; Secretary of State for External Affairs; President of the Privy Council)

Liberal

Right Hon. W. L. MACKENZIE KING (Prime Minister):

I might answer my hon. friend's question at once. The attitude of Canada towards the League of Nations remains precisely as set forth by myself in this House of Commons at the last session of parliament.

Topic:   LEAGUE OF NATIONS
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QUESTIONS


(Questions answered orally are indicated by an asterisk.)


CAN.ADIAN FARM LOAN BOARD-LOANS IN SASKATCHEWAN

CCF

Mr. COLDWELL:

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (C.C.F.)

1. What was the amount of loans placed by the Canadian Farm Loan Board in northern Saskatchewan?

2. What individual or firm acted as solicitor in the Prince Albert and adjacent area?

3. How much money, if any, was paid to the firm of Davis and Davis, barristers and solicitors, Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, in solicitors' fees for said board?

4. Who are the partners in or members of the firm of Davis and Davis, Prince Albert, Saskatchewan?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   CAN.ADIAN FARM LOAN BOARD-LOANS IN SASKATCHEWAN
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LIB

Charles Avery Dunning (Minister of Finance and Receiver General)

Liberal

Mr. DUNNING:

The following reply is furnished by the Canadian farm loan board, with respect to questions 1 to 3:

1. As the loan records of the board are kept on a provincial unit basis only, the information asked for is not now available.

Questions

2. The services of J. G. Deifenbaker, Prince Albert, in the period September to November, 1935, and C. S. Davis, Prince Albert, in the period November, 1935 to May, 1937, were utilized. None at present.

3. None. The board has paid to J. G. Deifenbaker, Prince Albert, the sum of S12.75 and to C. S. Davis, Prince Albert, the sum of $207.00, on account of legal services rendered the board.

4. C. S. Davis is sole partner of the firm of Davis and Davis.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   CAN.ADIAN FARM LOAN BOARD-LOANS IN SASKATCHEWAN
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FEDERAL INCOME TAX-QUESTION OF SHARING WITH MUNICIPALITIES

CON

Thomas Langton Church

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. CHURCH:

Is it the government's intention to grant a share of federal income tax to the municipalities where it is collected as a subvention for services rendered the government in the way of exempt property, by giving the municipalities a share of this federal collection in the same way as provincial authority shares income tax?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   FEDERAL INCOME TAX-QUESTION OF SHARING WITH MUNICIPALITIES
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LIB

Charles Avery Dunning (Minister of Finance and Receiver General)

Liberal

Mr. DUNNING:

This question relates to a matter of policy and it is not usual for the government to make statements on matters of policy in giving replies to questions.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   FEDERAL INCOME TAX-QUESTION OF SHARING WITH MUNICIPALITIES
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ST. LAWRENCE RIVER DREDGING FLEET

SC

Mr. POOLE:

Social Credit

1. Was the government dredging fleet of the St. Lawrence river ever kept idle while work was being done by the General Dredging Company ?

2. How many vessels, dredges, boats, tugs, etc., have been sold by the government to the General Dredging Company since 1922?

3. What was the price obtained on any sale made?

4. What sales were made without tenders being called, and what were the prices?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   ST. LAWRENCE RIVER DREDGING FLEET
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February 21, 1938