March 14, 1938

CCF

Mr. DOUGLAS (Weybum):

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

1. How many items of purchase were made

by the weights and measures service to test for accuracy of delivered quantities during the fiscal year 1936-37 and the present fiscal year up to and including December 31, 1937, on the following commodities: (a) groceries; (T>)

meats; (c) bread; (d) gasoline; (e) motor oil; (f) coal?

2. What was the number of prosecutions arising out of these inspections for offences under section 63 of the Weights and Measures Act during the fiscal year 1936-37 and the present fiscal year up to and including December 31, 1937, on the following commodities: (a) groceries; (b) meats; (c) bread; (d) gasoline; (e) motor oil; (f) coal?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   WEIGHTS AND QUANTITIES-TESTS AND PROSECUTIONS
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LIB

Mr. EULER: (Minister of Trade and Commerce)

Liberal

1. Apr. 1, Apr. 1,(a) Items 1936 to Mar. 31, 1937 9,616 1937 to Dec. 31, 1937 4,175(b) Items 3,835 1,974(c) Items 4 -(d) Items - -(e) Items - -(f) Items 7 -2. (a) Prosecutions 81 68(b) Prosecutions 75 48(a & b) Prosecutions.. 29 23(c) Prosecutions - -(d) Prosecutions - -(e) Prosecutions - -(f) Prosecutions - -

Questions

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   WEIGHTS AND QUANTITIES-TESTS AND PROSECUTIONS
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HEAVY DUTY SCALES

CCF

Mr. DOUGLAS (Weyburn):

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

1. How many heavy duty scales have had their capacity reduced for safe use by trucks: (a) grain scales; (b) other scales?

2. How many heavy duty scales, if any, have

had their weighing capacity increased: (a)

grain scales; (b) other scales?

3. If the weighing capacity of heavy duty scales has been increased, what was the reason for this action?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   HEAVY DUTY SCALES
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LIB

Mr. EULER: (Minister of Trade and Commerce)

Liberal

1. (a) No statistical information; (b) Six in Ottawa, no statistical information.

2. (a) and (ib) no statistical information.

3. To make possible the weighing of a small percentage of heavy trucks: to avoid undue cost and obstruction to the transport and marketing of goods, and because of the impossibility, both financially and mechanically, of replacing all the weighing machines involved regardless of conditions and a time factor.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   HEAVY DUTY SCALES
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IMMIGRATION, 1926-37

LIB

Azellus Denis

Liberal

Mr. DENIS:

How many immigrants entered Canada in each year from 1926 to date?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   IMMIGRATION, 1926-37
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LIB

Thomas Alexander Crerar (Minister of Mines and Resources)

Liberal

Mr. CRERAR:

Calendar years: 1926, 135,982; 1927, 158,886; 1928, 166,783; 1929. 164,993; 1930, 104.806; 1931, 27,530; 1932, 20,591; 1933, 14,382; 1934, 12,476; 1935, 11,277; 1936, 11,643; 1937, 15,101.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   IMMIGRATION, 1926-37
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RENFREW, ONT., POST OFFICE

CON

Mr. WERMENLINGER:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. How much money was spent on work recently done on the post office in the town of Renfrew ?

2. Who was the inspector appointed by the Department of Public Works?

3. Upon whose recommendation was he appointed ?

4. What was the amount of his salary?

5. What is his nationality?

6. Is he a Canadian citizen?

7. Does he owe allegiance to the United States?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   RENFREW, ONT., POST OFFICE
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LIB

Mr. CARDIN: (Minister of Public Works)

Liberal

1. $16,069.86.

2. T. G. Devine.

3. Chief architect, Department of Public W orks.

4. $125 a month.

5. Canadian.

6. Yes.

7. No.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   RENFREW, ONT., POST OFFICE
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IMPORTS FROM JAPAN

CON

Frank Exton Lennard

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. LENNARD:

What was the value of the imports into Canada from Japan for the years 1935, 1936 and 1937, respectively?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   IMPORTS FROM JAPAN
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LIB

William Daum Euler (Minister of Trade and Commerce)

Liberal

Mr. EULER:

1935, $3,565,026; 1936, $4,296,558; 1937, $5,874,940.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   IMPORTS FROM JAPAN
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SHIPMENT OF CHAIRS CLEARED AT WINNIPEG- BASIS OF DUTY AND SALES TAX


Mr. MAYBANIv: 1. Was a shipment of eleven boxes of chairs cleared at the port of Winnipeg on April 24, 1937, having a value for duty purposes of $233, and being an exportation to Canada direct from the United States? 2. If so, what was the value for duty purposes of said shipment? 3. What was the amount of duty payable on said shipment? 4. What was the total laid down cost of such goods in Winnipeg after the sales tax was applied? 5. Was the sales tax levied upon the cost plus duty plus excise tax, or only upon the cost plus duty? 6. How much was the sales tax?


LIB

James Lorimer Ilsley (Minister of National Revenue)

Liberal

Mr. ILSLEY:

With regard to this question, Mr. Speaker, it is contrary to the established practice of the Department of National Revenue to give information which would disclose particulars of either single or total importations by individual importers.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   SHIPMENT OF CHAIRS CLEARED AT WINNIPEG- BASIS OF DUTY AND SALES TAX
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LIB

Walter Edward Foster (Speaker of the Senate)

Liberal

Mr. SPEAKER:

Dropped.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   SHIPMENT OF CHAIRS CLEARED AT WINNIPEG- BASIS OF DUTY AND SALES TAX
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JAPANESE IMMIGRATION-BOARD OF REVIEW

CON

Mr. STIRLING:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. How many deportations of Japanese for illegal entry occurred in each year since 1930?

2. When will the board of review, referred to by the Prime Minister on page 1131 of Hansard, commence its operation?

3. How is the board constituted?

4. Will public advertisement be made when the board is prepared to receive information?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   JAPANESE IMMIGRATION-BOARD OF REVIEW
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March 14, 1938