March 13, 1939

LIB

Mr. CARDIN: (Minister of Public Works)

Liberal

1. Yes.

2. (a) Fifteen; (b) A. Janin Building Company, Limited; A. W. Robertson, Limited; Anglin-Norcross Ontario, Limited; Alex. I. Garvock; Doran Construction Company, Limited; Concrete Construction Limited; Redfern Construction Company, Limited; Carter-Halls-Aldinger Company, Limited; Foundation Company of Canada, Limited;

E. G. M. Cape and Company; Collet Freres, Limitee; W. H. Yates Construction Company, Limited; Duranceau and Duranceau; Ilsley-Wilde, Limited; George A. Fuller Company of Canada, Limited.

3. Lowest tender based on granite and Queenston limestone accepted.

4. Answered by No. 3.

5. $602,400.

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Subtopic:   OTTAWA, NEW POST OFFICE BUILDING
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TRADE AGREEMENTS

CON

Mr. WERMENLINGER:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. How many trade agreements between Canada and foreign countries were abrogated from 1921 to 1930?

2. By what countries?

3. How many new treaties were signed by Canada and foreign countries between 1921 and 1930?

4. How many treaties were signed between 1930 and 1935 by the then government with governments of foreign countries?

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Subtopic:   TRADE AGREEMENTS
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LIB

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

Liberal

1. Three.

2. Two of these agreements were abrogated by mutual consent: (1) The provisional trade arrangement of 1926 with Czechoslovakia to be replaced by the agreement of 1928. (2) The treaty with France of 1921 was terminated by an article in the treaty of the following year with that country.

Canada denounced in 1927 the trade agreement between the United Kingdom and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, to which she had adhered.

3. Belgium-Luxembourg, 1924; Cuba, 1927; Czechoslovakia (provisional trade arrangement), 1926; Czechoslovakia, 1928; Estonia, 1928; Finland, 1924; France (superseded by the following), 1921; France, 1922; Hungary, 1928; Italy, 1923; Latvia, 1928; Lithuania, 1928; Netherlands, 1924; Portugal, 1928; Roumania, 1928; Spain, 1925; Yugoslavia, 1928.

4. Austria, 1933; Bolivia, 1935; Brazil, 1931; Costa Rica, 1933; France, 1933; France (Supplementary Protocol), 1935; Germany (Exchange of Notes), 1932; Guatemala, 1935; Hayti, 1935; Panama, 1935; Poland, 1935.

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Subtopic:   TRADE AGREEMENTS
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COMPENSATION TO ESSEX COUNTY TOMATO GROWERS

LIB

Mr. MARTIN:

Liberal

1. Has any request for compensation to growers been made in respect of the Jan-Ru tomato situation in Essex county?

2. What data is now available?

3. When may compensation be expected?

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Subtopic:   COMPENSATION TO ESSEX COUNTY TOMATO GROWERS
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LIB

Mr. GARDINER: (Minister of Agriculture)

Liberal

1. Yes.

2. Data covering acreage grown, deliveries of tomatoes, returns received by growers; also information concerning the manufacture and disposition of the product.

3. Matter under consideration.

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Subtopic:   COMPENSATION TO ESSEX COUNTY TOMATO GROWERS
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CANADIAN FARM LOAN BOARD-PAYMENTS TO C. S. DAVIS

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Mr. PERLEY:

1. Was the firm of Davis and Davis, of Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, employed as solicitors for the Canadian farm loan board in the years 1935, 1936, 1937 and 1938?

2. If so, what fees did the said firm receive in each of the said years in connection with loans or mortgages under the farm loan board?

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Subtopic:   CANADIAN FARM LOAN BOARD-PAYMENTS TO C. S. DAVIS
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LIB

Charles Avery Dunning (Minister of Finance and Receiver General)

Liberal

Mr. DUNNING:

The following information is furnished by the Canadian Farm Loan Board:

1. The services of Mr. C. S. Davis, Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, were utilized by the Board in the period November, 1935 to May,

1937, but were not utilized in 1938.

2. The board paid Mr. C. S. Davis for services rendered the board the following amounts: 1935, nil; 1936, $15; 1937, $192;

1938, nil.

The board does not maintain a system of accounts covering fees paid by borrowers. The scale of fees payable by borrowers out of moneys loaned is set by the board.

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Subtopic:   CANADIAN FARM LOAN BOARD-PAYMENTS TO C. S. DAVIS
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ARGENTINE CORN IMPORTATIONS

LIB

Mr. MARTIN:

Liberal

1. What were the quantities of Argentine corn imported into Canada between September 25, 1936, and December 31, 1936?

2. What were the quantities of corn arriving at each of the various ports in Canada where such corn was unloaded from ocean boats?

3. What was the highest and lowest c.i.f. price of such corn?

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Subtopic:   ARGENTINE CORN IMPORTATIONS
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LIB

Mr. EULER: (Minister of Trade and Commerce)

Liberal

1. Statistics for periods shorter than a month are not available. Imports of corn from Argentina during the three months ended December 31, 1936, were as follows:

Bushels

For distillation 259,996

For manufacture of starch and

cereal 1,114,169

Corn, n.o.p 11,542,375

Total 12,916,540

2. Imports of Argentine corn entered for consumption at sea ports in Canada during the period of three months ended December 31, 1936:

Questions as Orders for Returns

Item

Indian com for purposes of distillation

Indian com for manufacture of starch or cereal products

Indian corn, n.o.p

3. Information not available.

Port Bushels

Montreal 183,496

Montreal 1,092,240

Montreal 4,584,046

Quebec 1,898,721

Three Rivers 2,715,879

Halifax 1,301,159

Saint John, NH 618,909

Vancouver 363,661

New Westminster 60,000

[DOT] [DOT] I

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Subtopic:   ARGENTINE CORN IMPORTATIONS
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BRITISH COLUMBIA ELECTRIC RAILWAY COMPANY- MAIL CARRIAGE

CCF

Mr. MacINNIS:

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

1. Has the Post Office Department a contract with the British Columbia Electric Railway Company Limited for the transportation of mail on its interurban lines in British Columbia?

2. If so, how much was paid to the above mentioned company for the transportation of mail for the fiscal years ending March 31, 1936, 1937, and 1938?

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Subtopic:   BRITISH COLUMBIA ELECTRIC RAILWAY COMPANY- MAIL CARRIAGE
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LIB

Mr. McLARTY: (Postmaster General)

Liberal

1. No. Mails are carried on the British Columbia Electric Railway lines under the provisions of order in council P.C. 1896, of the 13th September, 1922, governing the carriage of mails by rail in Canada.

2. Amounts: March 31, 1936, $5,745.83; March 31, 1937, $5,733.13; March 31, 1938, $5,781.08.

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Subtopic:   BRITISH COLUMBIA ELECTRIC RAILWAY COMPANY- MAIL CARRIAGE
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ARGENTINE CANNED BEEF IMPORTATIONS

LIB

Harry Leader

Liberal

Mr. LEADER:

What was the total value of canned beef imported from Argentine in 1938?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   ARGENTINE CANNED BEEF IMPORTATIONS
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LIB

William Daum Euler (Minister of Trade and Commerce)

Liberal

Mr. EULER:

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   ARGENTINE CANNED BEEF IMPORTATIONS
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$332,927. FOAM LAKE, SASK., POST OFFICE BUILDING

March 13, 1939