May 16, 1938

QUESTIONS


(Questions answered orally are indicated by an asterisk.)


STE. ANNE DE BELLEVUE, QUE., MILITARY HOSPITAL

LIB

Mr. MALLETTE:

Liberal

1. Has a successor been appointed in place of the late Major Ducharme, chaplain of the military hospital at Ste. Anne de Bellevue?

2. If so, what is his name?

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LIB

Mr. POWER: (Minister of Pensions and National Health)

Liberal

1. Yes.

2. Rev. Georges-Guy Phaneuf.

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HENRY DIRKS

CON

Mr. LENNARD:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. What remuneration has Henry Dirks of 1221 Main street east. Hamilton, Ontario, received from the dominion government for services rendered during the years 1930, 1937, and the first three months of 1938?

2. What moneys, if any, are still to he paid to him for services rendered?

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LIB

Mr. RINFRET: (Secretary of State of Canada)

Liberal

1. 1936 and 1937, nil. 1938, S1.000 was paid to the firm of Bethune and Dirks of Hamilton, Ontario, by the Department of National Defence.

2. None.

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QUEBEC HARBOUR PUBLIC WHARF

LIB

Mr. TREMBLAY:

Liberal

1. Is there in the harbour of Quebec any wharf reserved to the general public for the unloading of coal?

2. What persons or corporations have made use of the wharf since it has been placed at the disposal of the public, and what is the volume of coal that has been unloaded at such wharf by such persons or corporations?

3. Has the national harbours board received any offer to rent this wharf? If so, from whom, and on what conditions?

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LIB

Clarence Decatur Howe (Minister of Transport)

Liberal

Mr. HOWE:

The following information has been furnished by the national harbours board:

1. Yes.

2. None.

3. Inquiries have been received from time to time from parties expressing a general interest in securing a lease of this wharf. As the area available for this purpose is a restricted one, and as it was prepared and reserved for use as a public coal dock in response to strong local representations in that

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behalf, the board felt that the regulations which it has formulated to ensure that the dock should be kept available for public use should be adhered to, at least until such time as it should be clearly established that the wharf would not be made use of for the purpose intended. Therefore, negotiations were not entered into with any of the parties inquiring with a view of securing exclusive use of the wharf for a long period.

SOREL SHIPYARnS

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SC

Mr. PELLETIER:

Social Credit

1. Did the government sell coal barge No. 6 to the General Dredging Company last year? If so: (a) has the government used or rented coal barge No. 6 from the General Dredging Company since it was sold to them; (b) how much rent has the government paid each day; (c) for what purpose was it used?

2. How much money was spent for painting and repair to the buildings at the Sorel shipyards for the five months preceding July 22, 1937?

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LIB

Clarence Decatur Howe (Minister of Transport)

Liberal

Mr. HOWE:

*

1. Yes.

(a) Yes.

(b) 8265, not to exceed ten days.

(c) For the purpose of assisting in spring rush of laying buoys-Montreal agency.

2. $2,058.96.

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BOARD OF RAILWAY COMMISSIONERS- APPOINTMENTS

LIB

Mr. LAPOINTE (Matapedia-Matane):

Liberal

1. Upon what date was a member last appointed to the railway commission?

2. Is there a French Canadian on the said commission ?

3. If not, why?

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LIB

Mr. HOWE: (Minister of Transport)

Liberal

1. August 12, 1935, when Hon. Hugh Guthrie, chief commissioner, was appointed.

2. Yes; Mr. Francois Napoleon Garceau, deputy chief commissioner.

3. Answered by No. 2.

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NATURALIZATION IN BRITISH COLUMBIA

LIB

Mr. HANSON:

Liberal

1. What was the total number of naturalization certificates granted in the province of British Columbia in the years 1928 to 1938 inclusively, showing for each year separately?

2. How many of the persons to whom such certificates were granted during that period were of oriental origin, showing for each year separately?

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LIB

Mr. RINFRET: (Secretary of State of Canada)

Liberal

1. There are no statistics of naturalization by provinces.

2. Answered by No. 1.

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ST. ANDREWS EAST, QUE., POST OFFICE

May 16, 1938