July 3, 1940

QUESTIONS


(Questions answered orally are indicated by an asterisk.)


ROYAL VISIT-OFFICIAL FILM


Mr. ROY; 1. Is there an official film covering the visit of their majesties, the king and the queen, in Canada, last summer? 2. Is this film bilingual, or are there two versions of it, one for the English-speaking population, and one for the French-speaking population? 3. If there is a French version, was there a deletion made of the speeches made in French by their majesties, by the Lieutenant-Governor 3. (a), (b), and (c). Country United Kingdom Cwt. . $ United States Cwt.



Other countries Cwt.



Totals Cwt.



(d) Available for consumption in Canada: 146,676 cwt.


CANNED SALMON STATISTICS

LIB

Mr. HANSON (Skeena):

Liberal

1. What was the total pack of salmon canned in Canada during the years 1937, 1938, and 1939, giving each year separately?

2. What was the value of canned salmon during each of the years 1937 to 1939 inclusive, giving each year separately?

3. What was the value of canned salmon during the years 1937 to 1939 inclusive, giving each year separately, as follows: (a) exported to the United Kingdom, (b) exported to the United States, (c) exported to other countries, (d) for Canadian consumption?

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LIB

Mr. MacKINNON (Edmonton West): (Minister of Trade and Commerce)

Liberal

1. 1937-1,509,520 cases of 48 lbs. each= 724,750 cwt.; 1938-1,708,835 cases of 48 lbs. each=820,241 cwt.; 1939-1,539,894 cases of 48 lbs. each=739,149 cwt.

2. 1937-$9,268,404; 1938-$12,274,863; 1939 -Not yet available.

1937 Calendar years 1938 1939196,729 171,320 303,8773,798,818 3,726,527 5,517,27355,975 5,366 5,805344,002 54,490 37,968339,089 311,714 283,2293,390,828 3,347,177 3,072,316591,793 488,400 592,9117,533,648 7,128,194 8,627,557

1937-133,192 cwt.; 1938-332,112 cwt.; 1939-

Questions

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LIVE STOCK PRICES

IND

Liguori Lacombe

Independent Liberal

Mr. LACOMBE:

What were the average prices of animals slaughtered for consumption during the years 1938, 1939, and 1940, in the following markets respectively: (a) Montreal, (b) Toronto, (c)

Winnipeg?

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LIB

James Angus MacKinnon (Minister of Trade and Commerce)

Liberal

Mr. MacKINNON (Edmonton West):

Average Market Prices of Live Stock

Winni-

Montreal Toronto peg

Steers, good over 1,050

pounds, per cwt.-

1938 .. S 6 53 $ 6 26 $ 5 431939 .. 7 15 6 91 6 171940, January.. .. .. 7 57 7 37 6 53February .. .. 7 46 7 18 6 16March.. .. .. 7 38 7 19 6 28April .. 7 48 7 10 6 43May .. 7 72 7 52 7 03Calves, good and choice veal, per cwt.- 1938 .. S 8 10 $ 9 23 $ 7 171939 .. 8 55 9 51 7 671940, January.. .. .. 11 75 12 49 9 95February .. .. 11 13 11 87 9 32March.. .. .. 10 74 10 85 9 11April .. 7 45 10 38 7 80May . 7 75 10 24 8 20Hogs, bacon, per cwt.- 1938 .. 9 94 9 53 9 331939 .. 9 28 8 83 8 521940. January.. .. .. 9 41 9 07 8 61February .. .. 9 33 9 00 8 60March.. .. 9 37 9 03 8 60April .. 8 98 8 55 8 11May .. 8 50 8 25 7 75Lambs, good handyweight, per cwt.- 1938 .. 8 63 9 08 7 941939 .. 9 42 9 57 8 381940, January.. .. .. 9 66 10 63 9 15February .. .. (A) 10 06 9 15March.. .. .. 8 92 10 79 9 39April .. (B) 10 93 9 93May .. (C) 11 58 12 44(a) A few spring lambs $10 to $11 each. (b) Spring lambs $5 to $9 each. (c) Spring lambs $2.50 to $10 each.

^BRITISH CHILDREN-ARRANGEMENTS FOR RECEPTION IN CANADA

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NAT

Mr. BRUCE:

National Government

1. What were the limits agreed upon between the British and dominion governments regarding British child evacuees?

2. In view of the minister's statement regarding the unreliability of the radio, will he state

whether his announcement as given over the radio on Saturday last, that Canada would take all the children that England would send, is true or not?

3. Has the government extended a definite invitation for (a) a limited number of British children, or (b) a general unlimited invitation to all children the British government cares to send; (c) if neither, what is the nature of the invitation ?

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LIB

Thomas Alexander Crerar (Minister of Mines and Resources)

Liberal

Mr. CRERAR:

I have not had an opportunity to study this question very carefully, but I think the information requested was given in the statement presented to the house the other day. We might let the question stand until I look into it.

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LIB

MUNITIONS AND SUPPLY-SNOWSHOES

IND

Mr. ROY:

Independent Conservative

1. Has the Department of Munitions and Supply awarded contracts for the manufacture and purchase of snowshoes?

2. If so, to whom have such contracts been awarded?

3. Eor how many, and at what price in each case?

4. Were tenders called for by public notice?

5. If so, when were these tenders received?

6. Has the contract been granted to the lowest tenderer in each case?

7. If not, in what cases have the contracts not been awarded to the lowest tenderer, and for what reasons?

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LIB

Mr. HOWE: (Minister of Munitions and Supply; Minister of Transport)

Liberal

1. No.

2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7. No tenders have been called for snowshoes nor contracts awarded.

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IND

Mr. ROY:

Independent Conservative

1. Has the Department of Munitions and Supply awarded a contract for snowshoes to Mr. Salim Faber of Loretteville ?

2. If so, what is the amount of such contract?

3. Were tenders called for?

4. If so, did Mr. Salim Faber submit the lowest tender?

5. Is Mr. Salim Faber a manufacturer of snowshoes?

6. If so, where was the location of his factory before he signed his contract?

7. Has Mr. Faber given guarantees for the due execution of his contract, and, if so, what are such guarantees?

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July 3, 1940