February 23, 1938

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 the following member, viz:

Of Allan G. McAvity, Esquire, for the electoral district of Saint John-Albert.

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NEW MEMBER INTRODUCED


Allan G. McAvity, Esquire, member for the electoral district of Saint John-Albert, introduced by Right Hon. W. L. Mackenzie King and Hon. J. E. Michaud.


CANADA GRAIN ACT

PROPOSED AMENDMENTS WITH RESPECT TO STATUTORY GRADES OF WESTERN GRAIN


Hon. W. D. EULER (Minister of Trade and Commerce) moved for leave to introduce Bill No. 27, to amend the Canada Grain Act. Motion agreed to and bill read the first time.


QUESTIONS


(Questions answered orally are indicated by an asterisk.)


BURLINGTON CHANNEL SOUTH PIER

CON

Mr. LENNARD:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Who was the inspector for the government on the reconstruction of south pier, Burlington channel, during the year 1937?

2. What was the amount of his remuneration for the said year?

3. Is he paid by the month, week or day?

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LIB

Mr. CARDIN: (Minister of Public Works)

Liberal

1. William H. Caldwell.

2. $1,356 (from January 1, 1937, to completion of contract, Septemper 22, 1937).

3. Paid at the rate of 75 cents per hour.

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POINTE DU CHENE, N.B., WHARF

CON

Mr. BROOKS:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Was Mr. Thomas G. Gallant, of Barachois, parish of Shediac, Westmorland county. New Brunswick, construction foreman on public wharf at Pointe du Chene, Westmorland county, in the year 1937?

2. If so, on what dates was Mr. Gallant

employed as such foreman, and what amount did he receive for his services?

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Subtopic:   POINTE DU CHENE, N.B., WHARF
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LIB

Mr. CARDIN: (Minister of Public Works)

Liberal

1. Yes.

2. (a) April 20 to 28 (8 days); May 1 to 21 (161 days); June 11 to 30 (16 days); July 1 to 15, and 19 to 31 (21J days); August 2, 3, 11 to 18, and 25 to 31 (15 days); September 1 to 17, and 20 to 29 (24 days); October 1 to 15 (12J days); November 4 to 13, 16, 17, 19 to 23, 25 and 29 (16 days), (b) $647.50.

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Subtopic:   POINTE DU CHENE, N.B., WHARF
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TWEED, ONT., POST OFFICE

CON

Mr. GRAYDON:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Has the government acquired a site for a post office at Tweed, Ontario?

2. If so, what is the location of such site, when was it acquired, from whom, and for what price ?

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LIB

Pierre-Joseph-Arthur Cardin (Minister of Public Works)

Liberal

Mr. CARDIN:

Yes, under the authority of an order in council passed on January 5, 1938, a site located at the southeast corner of Victoria and Bridge streets was acquired from Mrs. James Quinn in exchange for another property which had been purchased for $2,500.

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NATIONAL PORTS COMMISSION ENGINEER

LIB

Mr. GARIEPY:

Liberal

1. During the last year, what were the living and travelling expenses of Mr. Yuill, engineer of the national ports commission?

2. How much of same were charged to the port of Three Rivers during the same period?

3. What, if any, of his salary was charged to the port of Three Rivers during the same period ?

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February 23, 1938