April 4, 1938

LIB

Mr. HOWE: (Minister of Transport)

Liberal

1. Thirty stations.

2. Eleven stations have been completed; 12 stations are under construction and will be completed before July 1; 7 stations will be constructed during the fiscal year 1938-39.

3. Total cost of 30 stations-$1,500,000.

4. $50,000.

5. Primarily, yes, but all installations are made with provision for the installation of the fifth tower when conditions warrant it. Installation of the fifth tower will be made at Vancouver, Lethbridge, Edmonton, Regina, Winnipeg, Toronto and Montreal this year.

6. The Bureau of Air Commerce is installing a number of new stations of the five tower type and installing additional equipment at four tower stations to convert them to the five tower type; the reason being that the four tower type will not permit weather information and courses being given simultaneously, while the five tower system does, Where airways are congested it is to be preferred, but is not essential when traffic is comparatively light.

7. No. This point was given due consideration when the Department of Transport commenced its construction program in 1937.

8. See appended list.

9. Nil.

10. The Canadian Marconi Company of Montreal have a contract to supply radio range transmitters and the Standard Steel Construction Company of Welland, to supply radio range towers.

Ottawa headquarters: H. E. Walsh, senior radio electrical engineer; W. A. Acton, radio electrical engineer; J. B. Knox, assistant radio electrical engineer; J. Albulet, junior radio electrical engineer; J. Belcher, radio operator; M. G. McCadden, clerk, grade III; A. W. Eaton, stenographer, grade I; I. K. Sheppard, stenographer, grade I.

Winnipeg-W est-

Construction and maintenance engineering staff: A. K. Baylay, assistant radio electrical engineer; W. E. Fenn, assistant radio electrical engineer; H. J. Williamson, junior radio electrical engineer; C. W. Thomas, radio electrician.

Operating staff-Radio operators: N. Hadley, C. G. C. Connelly, J. E. Duke, C. H. Harding, P. M. Eldridge, J. R. Allen, J. R. Howard,

J. Syder, A. P. Stark, R. S. Fulton, J. S. Parkin, F. C. Aitkens, C. A. G. Ennever, L. H. Pockett, N. E. Nelson, B. L. Marshall, C. S. Hewitt, D. A. McDougall, F. Burwell, R. R. Travers, T. E. Bate, S. A. Shatford, J. L. Johnston, H. V. Allan, J. W. Philpot, J. E. Walker, R. W. Weaver, H. Needham,

Questions

W. B. Beart, W. Hartree, J. Mennie, A. T. Scott, H. C. Rayner, W. L. Harris, R. E. V. Potruff, C. J. Grey, W. F. Hilchie, W. North, J. A. Coutanche, W. A. Blacklock, L. J. Debenham, A. J. Newington, B. Burrill, J. R. Nutter, T. Foley, C. E. Marcelle, T. Davidson, W. J. Twamley, L. H. Fendon, W. G. Wastill.

Winnipeg-East-

Operating staff-Electrician, J. O. G. Cann; radio operators: L. F. Brown, H. B. Tompkins,

H. J. Moore, F. C. Cornish, H. E. Bickmore, C. S. Baldwin, J. J. Tizzard, F. S. Woodrow, T. B. Linklater, W. L. Nelson, W. J. Thomas,

S. L. Young, W. S. Woodley, T. G. Barrowman, A. W. Loke, H. M. Murphy, J. R. DesCoteaux, G. H. Pickard, A. Cote, W. H. Ingarfield, R. F. Austin.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   TRANS-CANADA AIRLINES-RADIO RANGE STATIONS
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CATTLE SHIPPED TO UNITED STATES

CON

Mr. SENN:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. How many cattle were shipped weekly to

the United States from Canada during: (a)

the month of March, 1937; (b) the month of March, 1938?

2. What were the classifications of such cattle, differentiating between dairy cattle and other cattle?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   CATTLE SHIPPED TO UNITED STATES
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LIB

James Lorimer Ilsley (Minister of National Revenue)

Liberal

Mr. ILSLEY:

This information is not available from statistical compilation.

farmers' creditors arrangement act-CASES

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   CATTLE SHIPPED TO UNITED STATES
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PENDING

LIB

Mr. FERLAND:

Liberal

1. How many cases are pending consideration by the board of review under the Farmers' Creditors Arrangement Act in each of the provinces of the dominion?

2. During the last year what was the average monthly number of new cases submitted to official receivers under the said act in the province of Quebec?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   PENDING
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LIB

Mr. DUNNING: (Minister of Finance and Receiver General)

Liberal

1. Prince Edward Island, 22; Nova Scotia, 23; New Brunswick, 108; Quebec, 595; Ontario, 1,162; Manitoba, 204; Saskatchewan,

I, 158; Alberta, 1,007; British Columbia, 8. Total 4,287.

2. 55.

exchange fund credit Mr. CAHAN:

1. What amounts stood to the credit of the exchange fund on December 31 in each of the years 1935, 1936, and 1937?

2. On each of the said dates, what portion of the said exchange fund was invested in securities of the Dominion of Canada?

3. On each of the said dates, what portion of the said exchange fund was invested in securities guaranteed by the Dominion of Canada?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   PENDING
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LIB

Charles Avery Dunning (Minister of Finance and Receiver General)

Liberal

Mr. DUNNING:

I am advised by the Department of Justice that in accordance with fM>

Howe.l

the provisions of the present statute this is a question I am not at liberty to -answer.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   PENDING
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LIB

QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS

GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES AT ST. HUBERT AIRPORT, MONTREAL

LIB

Joseph Léon Vital Mallette

Liberal

Mr. MALLETTE:

What are the names, positions, present salaries, and dates of appointment of all dominion government employees at St. Hubert airport, Montreal?

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES AT ST. HUBERT AIRPORT, MONTREAL
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MONTREAL HARBOUR BOARD-EMPLOYEES

LIB

Mr. DESLAURIERS:

Liberal

1. How many persons secured employment with the harbour board of Montreal during the years 1928, 1929, 1930?

2. How many secured employment with the Montreal harbour during the years 1935, 1936, 1937?

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   MONTREAL HARBOUR BOARD-EMPLOYEES
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EXPORT OF WAR MATERIAL TO SPAIN

CCF

Mr. MacINNIS:

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

1. Did the Prime Minister or any member of the cabinet from the date of the commencement of the civil war in Spain, about July 18, 1936, to July 30, 1937, receive any letters, telegrams, communications or requests asking for the imposition of an embargo on the export of war material to Spain?

2. If so, from whom were such letters, telegrams, communications or requests, received?

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   EXPORT OF WAR MATERIAL TO SPAIN
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LEAGUE OF NATIONS

CON

Mr. BARBER:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Has the $14,000 passed as item 207 (page

50, estimates 1937-38), been expended?

2. If so, to whom was payment made from the vote, and what amount to each?

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   LEAGUE OF NATIONS
Sub-subtopic:   CANADIAN DELEGATES
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THE CORONATION-EXPENSES OF CANADA'S REPRESENTATION AND CONTINGENT

April 4, 1938