April 25, 1938

LIB

Charles Avery Dunning (Minister of Finance and Receiver General)

Liberal

Mr. DUNNING:

1 and 2. The following shows the number and amount of loans reported by approved lending institutions:

Number Amount

Nov. 1-Dec. 31, 1936.. 6 $ 4,03145Jan. 1-Dec. 31, 1938.. 135 59.002 21Jan. 1-Mar. 31, 1938.. 14 6,527 46155 $ 69,561 12

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   HOME IMPROVEMENT LOANS
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POSTAL EMPLOYEES-HOURS OP LABOUR

LIB

Mr. DESLAURIERS:

Liberal

1. How many hours a day are postal employees required, by law, to work?

2. How many postal employees: (a) at Montreal; (b) at Toronto, during 1937, worked more than 8 hours a day?

3. How many hours and how many days did they work over the regulation 8 hours during the same period?

4. How many employees have disposed of this unpaid extra time and at what price?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   POSTAL EMPLOYEES-HOURS OP LABOUR
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LIB

Mr. EULER: (Minister of Trade and Commerce)

Liberal

1. The regulation time is 44 hours per week made up, as far as practicable, of five days of eight hours and one day of four hours.

2. Practically every employee except those in administrative sections work more than 8 hours a day at some time of the year, according to the exigencies and fluctuations of the postal service.

3. At the 1st January, 1938, the following number of hours were due employees for extra time worked:-

Montreal Toronto Hours Hours

(a) Extra time worked during

Christmas period.. .. 40,381 48,972(b) Work performed on Statutory holidays

41,826 38,184(c) Extra time worked on ordinary days includingSundays

4,529 24,850

86,736 112,006

4. In so far as the department is aware, no employees have sold time due them. Such a practice is absolutely forbidden.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   POSTAL EMPLOYEES-HOURS OP LABOUR
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MONTREAL POST OFFICE

LIB

Mr. DESLAURIERS:

Liberal

1. Were the automobiles supplied to the Montreal post office in any accident or accidents during the period from 1928 to 1933, both years inclusive?

2. If so: (a) how many; (b) at what places; (c) at what hours?

3. Who were the actual drivers of these automobiles when the accidents occurred?

4. Were they actually on duty at the time?

5. What has been the cost to the government of the repair work occasioned by these accidents?

6. What were the names of the occupants of these automobiles when these accidents took place?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   MONTREAL POST OFFICE
Sub-subtopic:   AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENTS
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LIB

Mr. EULER: (Minister of Trade and Commerce)

Liberal

1. Yes.

2. (a) 8.

(b) and (c) 1. St. Hubert St., Montreal- 12.30 noon.

2. General P. O., Montreal-No record of hour.

3. Garage, Dowd St., Montreal-No record of hour.

4. Between St. Andrews East and St. Placide-No record of hour.

5. St. James and St. Frs. Xavier, Montreal-No record of hour.

6. Sherbrooke St., W., Montreal 11 am.

7. Head Office, St. James St., Montreal- No record of hour.

8. Montreal City-During the evening.

3. Nos. 1, 2, 3, 5 and 7-Chauffeur E. Quentin; Nos. 4, 6 and 8-Chauffeur L. J. A. Monette.

4. Yes.

5. $59.45.

6. (1) Mr. Gaudet.

(2) No one (car parked).

(3) In postal garage.

(4) Mr. Gaboury.

Questions

(5) Chauffeur alone in car-on way to garage.

(6) No one (car parked).

(7) Mr. Taylor.

(8) Chauffeur Monette.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   MONTREAL POST OFFICE
Sub-subtopic:   AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENTS
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BERTHIER, QUE. POSTMASTERSHIP

CON

Mr. EDWARDS:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Who is the present postmaster at Berthier, electoral district of Belleehasse?

2. When was he appointed?

3. Who recommended him?

4. What is his annual remuneration?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   BERTHIER, QUE. POSTMASTERSHIP
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LIB

Mr. EULER: (Minister of Trade and Commerce)

Liberal

1. Alphonse Mercier.

2. October 5, 1936.

3. J. Oscar L. Boulanger, M.P.

4. Fiscal year 1937-38, $557.61.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   BERTHIER, QUE. POSTMASTERSHIP
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MONTREAL POST OFFICE-SARTO PICHE

LIB

Mr. DESLAURIERS:

Liberal

1. Is Mr. Sarto Piche still on the staff of the Montreal post office?

2. If so, what is his classification under the civil service commission ?

3. How many times was he absent from duty during the year 1937?

4. Has he any employment other than with the post office?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   MONTREAL POST OFFICE-SARTO PICHE
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LIB

Mr. EULER: (Minister of Trade and Commerce)

Liberal

1. Yes.

2. Postal Clerk.

3. No absences except annual leave during the calendar year 1937

4. As the department had no information, enquiry was made and, in a sworn declaration, Mr. Sarto Piche reports as follows: "Je desire vous informer que je suis I'adminis-trateur d'un commerce de pharmacie qui, dans l'annee ecoulee, m'a donne un revenu de $275".

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   MONTREAL POST OFFICE-SARTO PICHE
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WESLEY HENDERSON

CON

Mr. CLARKE (Rosedale):

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. On what date in 1937 did Mr. Wesley Henderson's contract for hauling grain supplies at the head of the lakes expire?

2. Was this contract let in 1934 by tender?

3. Were tenders asked for in 1937 at the expiration of the contract?

4. Who holds the present contract, and what is the price of same?

5. What was the price received by Mr. Henderson for the former contract?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   WESLEY HENDERSON
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LIB

Mr. EULER: (Minister of Trade and Commerce)

Liberal

1. November 30.

2. Yes.

3. Yes.

4. Donald Anderson, 250 Ambrose St., Port Arthur, Ontario; $2,880 per annum.

5. $2,880 per annum.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   WESLEY HENDERSON
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OLEOMARGARINE IN ENGLAND

LIB

John David MacRae

Liberal

Mr. MacRAE:

Is the manufacture and sale of oleomargarine permitted in Great Britain?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   OLEOMARGARINE IN ENGLAND
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LIB

Thomas Alexander Crerar (Minister of Mines and Resources)

Liberal

Mr. CRERAR:

The manufacture and sale of oleomargarine is permitted in Great Britain, subject to compliance with certain sections of the Food and Drugs (Adulteration) Act, 1928.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   OLEOMARGARINE IN ENGLAND
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POST OFFICES-MONTREAL AND TORONTO

April 25, 1938