May 23, 1938

PRIVATE BILLS

FIRST READING-SENATE BILL


Bill No. 120, to incorporate The Workers Benevolent Society of Canada.-Mr. Thorson.


QUESTIONS


(Questions answered orally are indicated by an asterisk.)


MINTAGE OF NICKELS

SC

Mr. ELLIOTT (Kindersley):

Social Credit

1. How many Canadian nickels have been minted in Canada during the years 1933 to 1937 inclusive?

2. Are they entirely processed in Canada?

3. If not, to what extent, giving details?

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Subtopic:   MINTAGE OF NICKELS
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LIB

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

Liberal

1. 1933, 2,597,867 pieces; 1934, 3,832,483 pieces; 1935, 3,891,151 pieces; 1936, 4,400,450 pieces; 1937, 4,593,263 pieces.

2. No.

3. During the years 1933, 1934, 1935 and 1937, the coin blanks were manufactured in

England from copper-nickel matte shipped from Canada. During the year 1936 the coin blanks were manufactured in Norway from copper-nickel matte shipped from Canada.

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LORNE MCDONELL

CON

Mr. STEWART:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Is Lome MeDonell, of Kingston, in the employ of any department of the government?

2. If so, when did he enter the government service?

3. What position does he hold?

4. What are his duties?

5. What compensation does he receive?

6. On whose recommendation was he appointed ?

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LIB

Mr. ROGERS: (Minister of Labour)

Liberal

1. Lome MeDonell is in the employ of the Department of Labour, unemployment relief branch.

2, 3, 4, 5, and 6. George W. Rayner, appointed by P. C. 1948, July 12, 1935, as representative of the unemployment relief branch of the Department of Labour to supervise inspectors in Ontario in connection with the carrying out of relief works to which the dominion government contributed was authorized by P.C. 1949, of July 12th, to appoint inspectors not exceeding twenty in number. Mr. Lome McDonell's appointment dating from November 15, 1935, was made by Mr. Rayner under this authority at a salary of S200 per month. By order in council P.C. 1709, of July 9, 1936, on the recommendation of the Minister of Labour, Mr. Lome MeDonell was appointed dominion representative succeeding Mr. George Rayner above referred to, effective from July 1, 1936, at a salary of $300 per month.

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MONTREAL BOTANICAL GARDENS

LIB

Mr. FOURNIER (Maisonneuve-Rose-mount) :

Liberal

1. What contribution, if any, was made by the dominion government to works performed at the botanical gardens in Montreal?

2. When will the said works be completed?

3. Was the government requested to continue its contribution this year? If so, to what amount?

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LIB

Mr. ROGERS: (Minister of Labour)

Liberal

1. The agreement respecting relief works entered into with the province of Quebec under the provisions of the Unemployment Relief and Assistance Act, 1936, provided among other things for dominion contribution to the following project:-

Questions

Project No. 14

Botanical garden, including necessary buildings in Maisonneuve park and correlative works, Dominion contribution not to exceed, $164,600.

Accounts rendered by the province and paid by the dominion with respect to this project aggregate, $135,404.38.

The agreement respecting relief works entered into with the province of Quebec under the provisions of The Unemployment and Agricultural Assistance Act, 1937, contained provision for Dominion contribution towards the cost of certain projects included in which was the following:-

Project No. 7.

City of Montreal-building botanical garden in Maisonneuve park including construction of necessary buildings and correlative works, Dominion contribution not to exceed, $337,500.

Accounts rendered by the province and paid by the dominion with respect to this project aggregate, $337,500.

2. No information.

3. No.

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STATION CKGW, TORONTO

CON

Mr. CLARKE (Rosedale):

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Has the radio licence for station CKGW at Toronto been cancelled or renewal thereof refused?

2. In whose name was the licence for station CKGW previously issued?

3. Has the wave length occupied by CKGW been assigned to any, other station, and if so, to whom?

4. If the licence of station CKGW has been cancelled, what are the reasons therefor?

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Subtopic:   STATION CKGW, TORONTO
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LIB

Mr. HOWE: (Minister of Transport)

Liberal

1. Station CKGW has not been licensed since 1933. From 1933 to 1938 licence for station CRCT, using the apparatus of CKGW, has been issued in the name of the Canadian Radio Broadcasting Commission, and later the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.

2. Previous to 1933 the licence for station CKGW was issued to Gooderham and Worts, Toronto.

3. Yes, to the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation's station CBL, at Hornby, Ontario.

4. Answered by No. 1.

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QUEBEC CITT POST OFFICE STAFF

LIB

Mr. TREMBLAY:

Liberal

1. How many employees are there at the post office in Quebec city: (a) male; (b)

female ?

2. How many of such employees are: (a) 65 years of age; (b) over 65 years?

3. What are their names and occupations?

4. How many of these employees: (a) are

under the jurisdiction of the civil service commission; (b) how many are not?

5. What are their names and occupations in each case?

6. In the case of such employees who are not under the jurisdiction of the civil service commission, by whom was each recommended?

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Mr. EULER: (Minister of Trade and Commerce)

Liberal

1. (a) 279 full time, 3 part time; (b) 3.

2. (a) 1; (b) 3.

3. Name-Rank-Date of birth: A. Cooper, letter carrier, September 27, 1872; J. S. E. Nadeau, senior postal clerk, May 6, 1872; J. Alex Morin, postal clerk, March 18, 1872; xC. F. Rioux, mail porter, April 11, 1871.

xMr. Rioux has been on leave of absence with pay prior to retirement as from the 11th of April, 1938.

4. (a) 4; (b) none.

5. See answer to No. 3.

6. All the above mentioned employees are occupying civil service positions and come under the jurisdiction of the civil service commission.

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May 23, 1938