March 21, 1939

CON

Thomas Langton Church

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. CHURCH:

That sort of thing may be all right in the Saskatchewan legislature, but it does not go here.

Progress reported.

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At eleven o'clock the house adjourned, without question put, pursuant to standing order. Wednesday, March 22, 1939


QUESTIONS


(Questions answered orally are indicated by an asterisk.)


SUBSIDIES TO FLYING CLUBS

LIB

Joseph Léon Vital Mallette

Liberal

Mr. MALLETTE:

How many flying clubs, per province, are actually recognized by the government in the granting of subsidies to help develop aviators?

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LIB

Clarence Decatur Howe (Minister of Transport)

Liberal

Mr. HOWE:

Alberta, 2; British Columbia, 1; Manitoba, 2; New Brunswick, 1; Nova Scotia, 2; Ontario, 10; Prince Edward Island, 0; Quebec, 1; Saskatchewan, 3. Total, 23.

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CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS-SALE OF SCRAP METAL


Mr. DOUGLAS Weyburn): 1. Are old box-ears and other railroad equipment being demolished in the Canadian National railw'ays shops at Port Mann, British Columbia? 2. To whom is the scrap metal being sold? 3. Is such metal being sold directly, or indirectly through dealers, to Japan? 4. Is such metal being shipped on Japanese boats? Questions


LIB

Mr. HOWE: (Minister of Transport)

Liberal

1. Not at present; forty-nine cars were demolished in 1938.

2. Scrap is sold by competitive tender.

3. No scrap is sold by the railway to Japan. The management have no information concerning disposition of scrap after it is sold by the railway.

4. See answer to question 3.

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Subtopic:   CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS-SALE OF SCRAP METAL
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QUESTION OF EXISTENCE OF BUTTER COMBINE IN MONTREAL AND DISTRICT

LIB

Mr. LACOMBE:

Liberal

1. Is it true that there exists in Montreal and surrounding district a combine in restraint of the trade of butter?

2. If so, what steps does the government intend to take to put an end to such combine?

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Subtopic:   QUESTION OF EXISTENCE OF BUTTER COMBINE IN MONTREAL AND DISTRICT
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LIB

Norman McLeod Rogers (Minister of Labour)

Liberal

Mr. ROGERS:

No complaint has been received by the government in regard to an alleged combine in Montreal and surrounding district in restraint of the trade of butter.

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Subtopic:   QUESTION OF EXISTENCE OF BUTTER COMBINE IN MONTREAL AND DISTRICT
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*BELL TELEPHONE TOLLS AND CHARGES

CON

Thomas Langton Church

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. CHURCH:

Will the Minister of Transport order an immediate inquiry of his own volition into all the tolls and charges of the Bell Telephone Company of Canada by the board of transport commissioners for Canada with a view to securing an immediate reduction of rates and tolls in view of the earnings and reserves of the company and the economies in operation the company has effected?

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Subtopic:   *BELL TELEPHONE TOLLS AND CHARGES
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LIB

James Lorimer Ilsley (Minister of National Revenue)

Liberal

Mr. ILSLEY:

I am authorized by the department to say that the subject matter of this inquiry is now receiving the attention of the board of transport commissioners.

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Subtopic:   *BELL TELEPHONE TOLLS AND CHARGES
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DIGBY-ANN APOLIS-KIN GS INCOME TAX RETURNS

CON

Mr. CAHAN:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. What was the aggregate amount of personal income taxes shown by the income tax returns of residents of the electoral district of Digby-Annapolis-Kings, in the province of Nova Scotia, for each of the calendar years 1916, 1917, and 1918?

2. How many individual returns were included in the aggregate amount of personal taxes shown for each of the said years?

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Subtopic:   DIGBY-ANN APOLIS-KIN GS INCOME TAX RETURNS
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LIB

Mr. ILSLEY: (Minister of National Revenue)

Liberal

1. Not available.

2. Not available.

Statistics not maintained in such a manner as to give information requested.

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Subtopic:   DIGBY-ANN APOLIS-KIN GS INCOME TAX RETURNS
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CON

Charles Hazlitt Cahan

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. CAHAN:

I would ask the Minister

of National Revenue (Mr. Ilsley) whether these statistics are available for any lesser area than a province. Is the province divided into districts for which statistics would be available? My desire is, in making certain economic studies, to ascertain what is the in-71492-1351

come, for instance, of a large apple-growing district. I thought of asking similar questions with regard to certain other districts which have distinctive occupations.

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Subtopic:   DIGBY-ANN APOLIS-KIN GS INCOME TAX RETURNS
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March 21, 1939