February 27, 1941

LIB

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

Liberal

1. D. J. Mitchell, Weyburn.

2. By the Minister of Trade and Commerce after consultation with his colleague the minister from Saskatchewan.

3. He is an ex-service man.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   WEYBURN, SASK., CENSUS COMMISSIONER
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GASPE AND MAGDALEN ISLANDS CENSUS OFFICERS

IND

Mr. ROY:

Independent Conservative

1. Who recommended to the Hon. Minister of Trade and Commerce Messrs. Terrence Pigeon of Gaspe, and Louis-Marie Keable of Ste-Anne-des-Monts, as chief census officers for the counties of Gasp6 and Magdalen islands, respectively?

2. What are the dates of these recommendations?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   GASPE AND MAGDALEN ISLANDS CENSUS OFFICERS
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LIB

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

Liberal

1. The Minister of Trade and Commerce recommended to the Dominion Statistician that Terrence Pigeon of Gaspe and Louis-Marie Keable of Ste-Anne-des-Monts, be appointed chief census officers for the counties of Gaspe and Magdalen islands respectively, after consultation with his colleagues in the cabinet from the province of Quebec.

2. December 27, 1940.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   GASPE AND MAGDALEN ISLANDS CENSUS OFFICERS
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PORK AND POTATOES-PRICES TO PRODUCERS

IND

Mr. LACOMBE:

Independent Liberal

1. What was the average price for pork paid to the producer in each month in 1939, 1940, and 1941 to date?

2. What was the average price for potatoes paid to the producer during the same periods?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   PORK AND POTATOES-PRICES TO PRODUCERS
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LIB

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

Liberal

1. Hogs: Weighted average prices at all markets, 100 lbs.

1939 1940

January .... SS.94 $8.79February .... 9.23 8.79March .... 9.21 8.79April .... 8.55 828May .... 8.33 7.73June .... 8.81 7.65July .... 8.84 7.82August .... 7.86 8.01September .... 8.64 8.57October .... 8.39 11.56*November .... 8.48 10.63December .... 8.62 10.55

From October, 1940, prices quoted are for dressed weight.

2. Weighted average price received by producers for potatoes per 100 pounds.

Crop year

August, 1938, to July, 1939 69 cents

August, 1939, to July, 1940 1.13 cents

August, 1940, to December, 1940... 79 cents

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   PORK AND POTATOES-PRICES TO PRODUCERS
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QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS

APPOINTMENTS TO THE PUBLIC SERVICE

CON

Mr. DIEFENBAKER:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. How many employees have been added to the public service of Canada since the outbreak of war?

2. Of these how many are (a) permanent employees, (b) temporary employees?

3. Of these how many were appointed (a) by the civil service commission, (b) under order in council?

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   APPOINTMENTS TO THE PUBLIC SERVICE
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FOREIGN EXCHANGE-VEGETABLE OILS

NAT

Mr. CARDIFF:

National Government

1. How many dollars United States exchange were issued to shortening and soap manufacturers for the purchase of vegetable oils in the calendar year 1940?

2. What quantity of vegetable oil mentioned in the first question was imported into Canada?

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   FOREIGN EXCHANGE-VEGETABLE OILS
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ALLOWANCES TO DEPUTY MINISTERS

CON

Mr. DIEFENBAKER:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Are any of the deputy ministers in receipt of a per diem allowance or expense account in addition to salary?

2. If so, who, and what is the amount per day?

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   ALLOWANCES TO DEPUTY MINISTERS
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AID TO MATAPEDIA-MATANE, QUE., FISHERMEN

IND

Mr. ROY:

Independent Conservative

1. Has the government, directly or indirectly, during 1939 or 1940, made any grants in kind or in cash to the needy fishermen of the county of Matapedia-Matane?

2. If so, who was in charge of the distribution and what kind of grants were made?

Defence of Canada-Special Committee

3. Through the agency of what merchants, and for what amounts in each ease, was the distribution made?

4. What are the names and the amounts paid in each case to the fishermen of Grosses-Roches, Ste-Felieite, Matane, Riviere Blanche, Baie-des-Sables, Les Boules, Metic, Grand Metis and Ste. Flavie?

5. What are the names of the fishermen in each of the parishes aforesaid who received deficiency payments through the medium of the salt fish board during the years 1939 and 1940, and what amount was paid in each case?

6. What was the total amount paid by the salt fish board, and by the government, to the fishermen of the above county during the said years ?

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   AID TO MATAPEDIA-MATANE, QUE., FISHERMEN
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PRAIRIE FARM ASSISTANCE-REGINA EMPLOYEES

NAT

Mr. PERLEY:

National Government

1. How many office employees are there in the city of Regina under the Prairie Farm Assistance Act?

2. What are their names, home addresses, positions, salaries and expenses, respectively?

3. How many have been employed under the Prairie Farm Assistance Act since the 1st of July last, (a) in field service; (b) inspectors,

(c) supervisors; and what are the names, home addresses and salaries and expenses, respectively, of these persons?

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   PRAIRIE FARM ASSISTANCE-REGINA EMPLOYEES
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THETFORD MINES, QUE., MILITARY TRAINING CAMP

LIB

Mr. LAFONTAINE:

Liberal

1. During the year 1940 were any requests made to the government for the establishment of a military training camp at Thetford Mines, county of Megantic-Frontenae?

2. If so, by whom were these requests made, when, and for what reasons were they not granted?

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   THETFORD MINES, QUE., MILITARY TRAINING CAMP
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February 27, 1941