March 8, 1939

BANKING AND COMMERCE

FIRST REPORT OF STANDING COMMITTEE CONCURRED IN


Mr. W. H. MOORE (Ontario) presented the first report of the standing committee on banking and commerce, and moved that the report be concurred in. Motion agreed to.


QUESTIONS


(Questions answered orally are indicated by an asterisk.)


ROYAL CANADIAN MOUNTED POLICE-CORPORAL JOSEPH BOUDREAU

IND

Mr. HEON:

Independent Conservative

1. Were any complaints made against Corporal Joseph Boudreau, of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, while he was on duty at the Seven islands, Charlevoix county?

2. If so, what was the nature of such complaints?

3. Were the said complaints found justified?

4. Is Corporal Joseph Boudreau still a member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police?

5. If so, where is he stationed?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   ROYAL CANADIAN MOUNTED POLICE-CORPORAL JOSEPH BOUDREAU
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LIB

Ernest Lapointe (Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada)

Liberal

Mr. LAPOINTE (Quebec East):

1, 2 and 3. Certain complaints were made against Corporal Boudreau by a former employee of the government who had been dismissed. Such charges were duly investigated and every action taken that circumstances justified.

4 and 5. Corporal Boudreau is still a member of the force, stationed at Bathurst, N.B. It is not considered in the public interest to give more particulars with regard to the matter.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   ROYAL CANADIAN MOUNTED POLICE-CORPORAL JOSEPH BOUDREAU
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REAR JUDIQUE CHAPEL, N.B., POST OFFICE

CON

Mr. BROOKS:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Has any change been made in the location of the post office at Rear Judique Chapel?

2. If so, why, and on whose recommendation?

3. Is the post office in as convenient a place for the public as it was before?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   REAR JUDIQUE CHAPEL, N.B., POST OFFICE
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LIB

Mr. McLARTY: (Postmaster General)

Liberal

1. Yes.

2. Postmaster resigned. New postmaster recommended by Donald MacLennan, M.P.

3. Office slightly off main road and on a hill but, according to district director, more central than old location. No complaint received.

wheat crop of 1938

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   REAR JUDIQUE CHAPEL, N.B., POST OFFICE
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SC

Mr. HAYHURST:

Social Credit

1. What amount of the 1938 wheat crop remained on hand at February 28, 1939?

2. How much of this crop was exported from: (a) Montreal; (b) Vancouver; (c) all other ports?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   REAR JUDIQUE CHAPEL, N.B., POST OFFICE
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LIB

William Daum Euler (Minister of Trade and Commerce)

Liberal

Mr. EULER:

This question bears on the same subject as the question asked by the hon. member for Qu'Appelle (Mr. Perley) the other day, which it was thought not to be in

Questions

the public interest to answer. I regret that I have to take the same position in regard to this question.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   REAR JUDIQUE CHAPEL, N.B., POST OFFICE
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MONTREAL CONSTRUCTION SUPPLY AND EQUIPMENT SHELL CONTRACT

CCF

Mr. MacNEIL:

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

1. What is the value of the machinery purchased for the use of the Montreal Construction Supply and Equipment Limited, Montreal, for the machining of shell bodies?

2. With what firms were the orders placed for such machinery, and were tenders called for in each instance?

3. What has been the cost to the government for the installation of such machinery?

4. What firms secured the orders for billets and forgings as required by the Montreal Construction Supply and Equipment Limited, and were tenders called in each instance?

5. What price will be paid by the government for each such billet and forging, including transportation and delivery charges?

Topic:   MONTREAL CONSTRUCTION SUPPLY AND EQUIPMENT SHELL CONTRACT
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LIB

Ian Alistair Mackenzie (Minister of National Defence)

Liberal

Mr. MACKENZIE (Vancouver):

I have no personal objection to having this question answered, but I think that under the rules of the house when a matter has been referred to a standing committee no question with reference to it can be answered in the house. I refer to Campion, page 130, rule 37.

Topic:   MONTREAL CONSTRUCTION SUPPLY AND EQUIPMENT SHELL CONTRACT
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CANNED BEEP IMPORTS

CON

Mr. THOMPSON:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. How many pounds of canned beef did Canada import from the United States during each of the years 1936, 1937 and 1938?

2. How many pounds of canned beef did Canada import from the Argentine during each of the said years?

3. What amount of duty per pound was collected in each instance?

Topic:   CANNED BEEP IMPORTS
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LIB

Mr. EULER: (Minister of Trade and Commerce)

Liberal

1.

Fiscal years ended

March 31 Pounds

1936 748

1937 11,536

1938 48,960

2.

Fiscal years ended

March 31 Pounds

1936 8,410,748

1937 9,876,596

1938 8,566,458

3.

Fiscal years

ended United

March 31 States Argentina

S S

1936

0-016 0-0141937

0-022 0-0141938

0-014 0-016

Topic:   CANNED BEEP IMPORTS
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MAPLE PRODUCTS-EXPORTS AND VALUE

March 8, 1939