May 13, 1939

QUESTIONS


(Questions answered orally are indicated by an asterisk.)


STE-ANGELE DE LAVAL, QUE., WHARF

LIB

Mr. DUBOIS:

Liberal

1. Does the maintenance of the wharf at Ste-Angele de Laval, Nicolet county, come within the jurisdiction of the Department of Transport or the Department of Public Works?

2. Was the city engineer of Three Rivers authorized by one of the departments above mentioned to carry out certain work at the wharf at Ste-Angele on April 28 last?

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LIB

Mr. HOWE: (Minister of Transport)

Liberal

1. Maintenance heretofore has been carried on by the Department of Public Works, but

steps are being taken to transfer this wharf completely to the jurisdiction of the national harbours board.

2. No.

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TIMISKAMING, ONT., POST OFFICE

IND

Mr. HEON:

Independent Conservative

1. Has an investigation been requested of the Department of Public Works by the contractors for the post office at Timiskaming?

2. Has such inquiry been granted?

3. Have the contractors been indemnified for damages incurred during the course of the work?

4. Was the department employee who inspected the work bilingual?

5. Were any changes made in the original specifications?

6. Who were the contractors?

7. Has a fiat been requested by the contractors to enable them to sue the Department of Public Works in connection with the enterprise ?

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LIB

Mr. CARDIN: (Minister of Public Works)

Liberal

1. Yes.

2. No, because department considers there is no justification for investigation.

3. No, as department never recognized any claim for damages or responsibility of any kind.

4. No.

5. No changes were made in the specifications, but certain additional work was authorized.

6. Messrs. Daris, Durette & Tremblay.

7. No.

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CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS-PURCHASE OF TIES

LIB

Mr. FRANCCEUR:

Liberal

1. Since 1934, has Mr. David McKechnie Ford, general purchasing agent of the Canadian National Railways, in Montreal, purchased ties from producers or jobbers, in the province of Quebec?

2. If so, what are the full names and residences of these producers or jobbers?

3. What quantities of ties has he purchased in 1935, 1936, 1937, and 1938, from these producers or jobbers?

4. What prices wrere paid to these persons during the years mentioned?

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LIB

Mr. HOWE: (Minister of Transport)

Liberal

1. No.

2. See answer to question 1.

3. See answer to question 1.

4. See answer to question 1.

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QUEBEC AND ONTARIO WHEAT PRODUCTION

LIB

Charles-Édouard Ferland

Liberal

Mr. FERLAND:

How many bushels of wheat were produced in the provinces of Quebec and Ontario, respectively, in 1937 and 1938?

Royal Visit

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LIB

William Daum Euler (Minister of Trade and Commerce)

Liberal

Mr. EULER:

Quebec, 1937, 879,000 bushels; 1938, 758,000 bushels. Ontario, 1937, 20,290,000 bushels; 1938, 21,424,000 bushels.

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CANADIAN FARM LOAN ACT

LIB

Charles-Édouard Ferland

Liberal

Mr. FERLAND:

Will the government take the necessary measures to reduce the rates of interest on loans made to the farmers under the provisions of the Canadian Farm Loan Act?

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LIB

Charles Avery Dunning (Minister of Finance and Receiver General)

Liberal

Mr. DUNNING:

This question affects a matter of government policy and should be dropped.

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LIB

BEEF AND CATTLE EXPORTS TO GREAT BRITAIN

SC

Mr. HAYHURST:

Social Credit

1. What was the total number of live cattle shipped to Great Britain between January 1, 1938, and January 1, 1939: (a) under one year of age; (b) under two years of age; (c) all others ?

2. What quantity of beef from Canada was exported to Great Britain from January 1, 1938, to January 1, 1939, and how was such beef classified?

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May 13, 1939