February 3, 1939

IMPORTS OF ASPARAGUS

CON

Frank Exton Lennard

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. LENNARD:

What was the value of the asparagus, both fresh and canned, imported into Canada from the United States during the calendar year 1938?

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Subtopic:   IMPORTS OF ASPARAGUS
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LIB

William Daum Euler (Minister of Trade and Commerce)

Liberal

Mr. EULER:

Fresh asparagus, $1,288,324; canned asparagus, $26,900.

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Subtopic:   IMPORTS OF ASPARAGUS
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REPORTED ILLEGAL ENTRY OF JAPANESE

IND

Mr. NEILL:

Independent

1. Has the board of review, consisting of Mr. F. W. Taylor, Inspector G. W. Fish and Mr. H. L. Keenleyside, appointed with regard to the illegal entry of Japanese, made a report?

2. Will it be laid on the table of the house?

Questions

3. At the same time will the interim report presented by the said board of review and referred to by the premier in the house on May 26 last be also presented?

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Subtopic:   REPORTED ILLEGAL ENTRY OF JAPANESE
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LIB

Mr. MACKENZIE KING: (Prime Minister; Secretary of State for External Affairs; President of the Privy Council)

Liberal

1. Yes.

2. It was tabled on the 16th of January, 1939.

3. The interim report was prepared merely to indicate the progress made to the date of its submission, the 14th of May. It was not intended for publication and all the pertinent information which it contained was subsequently incorporated in the report that has been tabled.

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Subtopic:   REPORTED ILLEGAL ENTRY OF JAPANESE
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MARKING OF FRUITS AND VEGETABLES FROM UNITED STATES

CON

Mr. LENNARD:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Are the shippers of American fruits and vegetables required to mark each package with the name of the grower?

2. If not, will the government put this regulation into effect?

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Subtopic:   MARKING OF FRUITS AND VEGETABLES FROM UNITED STATES
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LIB

Mr. GARDINER: (Minister of Agriculture)

Liberal

1. No. The country of origin is required but not the name of grower.

2. Answered by No. 1.

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Subtopic:   MARKING OF FRUITS AND VEGETABLES FROM UNITED STATES
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HENRY DIRKS-PAYMENT FOR SERVICES FARM OWNERSHIP BY PROVINCES

CON

Mr. HYNDMAN:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. How many farm owners are there in each province of the dominion?

2. How many farmers are there in each of such provinces?

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Subtopic:   HENRY DIRKS-PAYMENT FOR SERVICES FARM OWNERSHIP BY PROVINCES
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LIB

William Daum Euler (Minister of Trade and Commerce)

Liberal

Mr. EULER:

1 and 2.

1931 census

Farm No. of

owners (1) farms

Canada .. 654,241 728,623P. E. Island.. .. .. 12,631 12,865Nova Scotia.. .. 38,389 39,444New .Brunswick.. .. 33,097 34,025Quebec 135,957Ontario 192,174Manitoba.. .. 44,342 54,199Saskatchewan.. . .. 115,428 136,472Alberta.. .. 97,408British Columbia.. .. 23,226 26,079(1) Includes part owner, part tenant farmers. 1936 census Manitoba .. 45,862 57.774Saskatchewan.. .. .. 113,354 142,391Alberta .. 84,150 100,358

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Subtopic:   HENRY DIRKS-PAYMENT FOR SERVICES FARM OWNERSHIP BY PROVINCES
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CON

Mr. LENNARD:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. What services were rendered by Henry Dirks, of 1221 Main street east, Hamilton, Ontario, for the one thousand ($1,000) dollars he received from the federal government during 1938?

2. What benefit did the government derive from the said services?

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Subtopic:   HENRY DIRKS-PAYMENT FOR SERVICES FARM OWNERSHIP BY PROVINCES
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LIB

Mr. MACKENZIE (Vancouver): (Minister of National Defence)

Liberal

1. Mr. Dirks furnished valuations on three areas suggested for a rifle range site to replace the obsolete site at Hamilton, Ont., comprising properties of twenty-seven owners and having a total value of $407,900.

2. From the information furnished, the government selected three of the most suitable properties, and completed purchase of the same under the terms of the options furnished by Mr. Dirks, for the total price of $99,000.

RADIO LICENCES 1937 AND 1938 Mr. HYNDMAN:

How many radio licences were issued in Canada during each of the years 1937 and 1938?

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Subtopic:   HENRY DIRKS-PAYMENT FOR SERVICES FARM OWNERSHIP BY PROVINCES
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LIB

William Daum Euler (Minister of Trade and Commerce)

Liberal

Mr. EULER:

Fiscal year

Fiscal year Fiscal year 1938-39-9 "months

ended March 31, ended March 31, ended December

1937 1938 31, 1938Private receiving licences

1,038,500 1,104 207 1 162 800All other classes

3,726 4,40.3 ' 48741,042,226 1,108,610 1,167,674

2. Has anything been paid on said loan since it was made?

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LIB

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

Liberal

1. Principal amount, as consolidated in 1922 into $23,969,720 4 per cent Roumanian bonds due 1968, is outstanding in full. In addition,

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Subtopic:   HENRY DIRKS-PAYMENT FOR SERVICES FARM OWNERSHIP BY PROVINCES
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CANADIAN LOAN TO ROUMANIA

LIB

Mr. McPHEE:

Liberal

1. What is the total amount owing at this date on the loan made by the government of Canada to Roumania, under order in council P.C. 690, April 2, 1919?

Questions

the government has received $359,642.40 in 4J per cent Roumanian bonds due 1949 covering 75 per cent of the instalment of interest due October 1, 1933, not paid in cash.

2. No principal amount has been payable. Interest was paid in full to April 1, 1933. Coupon due October 1, 1933, paid to the extent of 25 per cent in cash and 75 per cent in 4i per cent bonds.

Interest payments from October 1, 1933 to 1938 are being made on a reduced scale under a plan proposed by Roumania and recommended to investors by the council of foreign bondholders and accepted by the government of Canada.

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Subtopic:   CANADIAN LOAN TO ROUMANIA
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THOUSAND ISLANDS BRIDGE-PARK SITE

CON

Hugh Alexander Stewart

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. STEWART:

What steps have been taken to acquire land on Hill or Larue islands, or elsewhere adjacent to the Thousand islands international bridge, for the purpose of a public park?

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Subtopic:   THOUSAND ISLANDS BRIDGE-PARK SITE
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February 3, 1939