February 19, 1941

MOOSE JAW, SASK., AIRFIELDS AND TRAINING FACILITIES

NAT

Mr. PERLEY:

National Government

1. Does the British government (a) own or (b) operate airfields or other training facilities at or near the city of Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan?

2. If so, from whom were the same acquired or purchased, and what are the particulars as to price?

3. Who had the contract (a) to prepare the ground, (b) to erect the buildings?

4. What prices were paid to the contractors for such work?

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   MOOSE JAW, SASK., AIRFIELDS AND TRAINING FACILITIES
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LIB

Charles Gavan Power (Associate Minister of National Defence; Minister of National Defence for Air; Minister of National Defence for Air and Associate Minister of National Defence)

Liberal

Mr. POWER:

Return tabled.

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   MOOSE JAW, SASK., AIRFIELDS AND TRAINING FACILITIES
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GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS-COST-PLUS AND MANAGEMENT-FEE PLAN

NAT

Mr. HANSON (York-Sunbury): (Leader of the Official Opposition)

National Government

1. How many cost-plus contracts have been awarded by the government since September 1, 1939?

2. To what persons, firms or corporations were such contracts awarded?

3. What is the estimated cost of each such contract completed?

4. How many of such contracts have been revised?

5. What contracts have been so revised?

6. What is the nature of the revision in each case?

7. How many contracts have been awarded by the government on the management-fee plan since September 1, 1939?

8. To what persons, firms, or corporations were contracts of this type awarded?

9. What is the estimated cost of each such contract completed?

10. What is the fee provided for in each such contract?

11. In what management-fee contracts, if any, has provision been made for a reduction of fee in the event of the ultimate cost exceeding the estimated cost?

12. In what management-fee contracts, if any, has provision been made for an increase of fee in the event of the ultimate cost being less than the estimated cost?

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS-COST-PLUS AND MANAGEMENT-FEE PLAN
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JOHN INGLIS COMPANY

NAT

Lewis Elston Cardiff

National Government

Mr. CARDIFF:

For a copy of all contracts entered into between his majesty's government in Canada and the John Inglis Company of Toronto since September 1, 1939, together with copies of all correspondence, telegrams, memoranda and/or other documents and papers relating thereto.

Topic:   JOHN INGLIS COMPANY
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NAT

Richard Burpee Hanson (Leader of the Official Opposition)

National Government

Mr. HANSON (York-Sunbury):

Since this notice was placed on the order paper the minister was good enough yesterday to table copies of contracts entered into between the government and the Inglis company. If, as I assume, they cover all the contracts, this notice might be dropped.

Motion dropped.

Pension Act

Topic:   JOHN INGLIS COMPANY
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PENSION ACT

APPLICATION TO CERTAIN MEMBERS OF CANADIAN AND UNITED KINGDOM FORCES


Hon. IAN A. MACKENZIE (Minister of Pensions and National Health) moved that the house go into committee at the next sitting to consider the following resolution: Resolved, that it is expedient to amend the Pension Act to make its provisions applicable to certain members of the Canadian forces serving in the present war and in future wars and to their dependents, to extend the benefits of the act to certain persons serving in the forces of the United Kingdom and also to make further changes and adjustments in the procedure and administration of the Pension Act. He said: His Excellency the Governor General, having been made acquainted with the subject matter of this resolution, recommends it to the consideration of the house. Motion agreed to.


CITY OF OTTAWA AGREEMENT

AUTHORIZATION OF PAYMENT OF $100,000 FOR THE YEAR ENDING JULY 1, 1941


Hon. C. D. HOWE (for the Minister of Public Works) moved that the house go into committee at the next sitting to consider the following resolution: Resolved, that it is expedient to introduce a measure to authorize the Minister of Public Works on behalf of his majesty to enter into an agreement to pay to the corporation of the city of Ottawa the sum of $100,000 for the year ending July 1, 1941. He said: His Excellency the Governor General, having been made acquainted with the subject matter of this resolution, recommends it to the consideration of the house. Motion agreed to.


TRANS-CANADA AIR LINES EXTENSION OF INITIAL SUBSIDY PERIOD-CHANGING OF FIXATION-OF-RATES PERIOD


Hon. C. D. HOWE (for the Minister of Transport) moved that the house go into committee at the next sitting to consider the following resolution: Resolved, that it is expedient to amend the Trans-Canada Air Lines Act, 1937, changing the period for the fixation of rates for the current year, as defined in the act, and extending the initial period during which a subsidy may be payable to Trans-Canada Air Lines. He said: His Excellency the Governor General, having been made acquainted with the subject matter of this resolution, recommends it to the consideration of the house. Motion agreed to.


PRAIRIE FARM REHABILITATION

CONTRACT WITH NORTHERN WOOD PRESERVERS LIMITED FOR PURCHASE OF POSTS


On the orders of the day:


NAT

Richard Burpee Hanson (Leader of the Official Opposition)

National Government

Hon. R. B. HANSON (Leader of the Opposition) :

Before the orders of the day are

proceeded with may I ask the Minister of Agriculture (Mr. Gardiner) to lay on the table copy of order in council No. 223 dated January 31, 1939, and copy of contract made by his department with Northern Wood Preservers Limited, of approximately the same date, respecting the purchase of posts referred to in the report of the auditor general for the year ended March 31, 1940, pages 61-2, and entered into under the provisions of the Prairie Farm Rehabilitation Act and amendments.

Topic:   PRAIRIE FARM REHABILITATION
Subtopic:   CONTRACT WITH NORTHERN WOOD PRESERVERS LIMITED FOR PURCHASE OF POSTS
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February 19, 1941