March 20, 1941

HON. R. B. HANSON BIRTHDAY GREETINGS TO THE LEADER OF THE OPPOSITION

LIB

William Lyon Mackenzie King (Prime Minister; Secretary of State for External Affairs; President of the Privy Council)

Liberal

Right Hon. W. L. MACKENZIE KING (Prime Minister):

Before the flowers are

taken away, may I have the pleasure of extending to my hon. friend the leader of the opposition (Mr. Hanson) my best wishes for many happy returns of the day. I do so as well on behalf of my colleagues, on behalf of all hon. members on this side of the house, and, may I say, on behalf of all hon. members of the house. We all wish him many happy returns of the day.

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NAT

Richard Burpee Hanson (Leader of the Official Opposition)

National Government

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

Mr. Speaker, may I thank the

Prime Minister for his kindly sentiments expressed just now to myself. It is a matter of the greatest regret, I think, to every one of us that time will not pause. I declare now that I am not going to have any more birthdays.

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QUESTIONS


(Questions answered orally are indicated by an asterisk.) civil protection committee


LIB

Ernest Lapointe (Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada)

Liberal

Mr. LAPOINTE (Quebec East):

I can

only answer question 2, which concerns the Royal Canadian Mounted Police; to this question the answer is, none. Perhaps it may be just as well to have the question stand for the other departments.

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CCF
LIB

LIVERPOOL, N.S., DREDGE

NAT

Mr. BLACK (Cumberland):

National Government

1. Has the Department of Public Works a dredge at Liverpool, Nova Scotia? If so, state, (a) when it was last in service and where it operated; (b) what has been the cost each year since 1935, for repairs, caretakers, rental for storage or wharfage accommodation, other expenses?

2. When was such dredge built, what is the present estimated value, and what is the estimated cost to put it in satisfactory working condition?

Mr. CARDIN;

1. Yes, dredge "No. 115."

(a) 1930-31 at Liverpool, Brooklyn, and Loclceport, N.S.

(b) 1935-36 1936-37Repairs

Nil NilCaretaker $2,007 10 $1,765 08Storage and wharfage.. 688 50 646 75Stores, etc

557 30 235 00

*To January 31, 1941.

2. (a) 1906; (b) $45,000; (c) $14,675.

1937-38 1938-39 1939-40 1940-41* *Nil $ 130 06 $ 85 00 $ 16 15$2,061 28 2,064 51 2,096 78 1,730 65638 25 638 75 640 50 535 50192 45 346 02 90 49 175 00

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   LIVERPOOL, N.S., DREDGE
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IMPORTS OP FRUITS AND VEGETABLES

NAT

Mr. GRAYDON:

National Government

1. What was the total value of the imports of fresh fruits from the United States into Canada during the calendar year 1940?

2. What was the total value of citrus fruits and fruits of a class or kind not grown in Canada imported from the United States during the said year?

3. What was the total value of fresh vegetables so imported during the said year?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   IMPORTS OP FRUITS AND VEGETABLES
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LIB

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

Liberal

1. Total value of imports of fresh fruits from the United States into Canada during the calendar year 1940 were $16,132,037.

2. Total value of citrus fruits from the United States into Canada during the calendar year 1940 was $9,625,373.

3. Total value of fresh vegetables from the United States into Canada during the calendar year 1940 was $5,890,223.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   IMPORTS OP FRUITS AND VEGETABLES
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DECENNIAL CENSUS


On the orders of the day:


NAT

Gordon Graydon

National Government

Mr. GORDON GRAYDON (Peel):

I should like to direct a question to the Minister of Trade and Commerce. In view of wartime conditions, and in the interests of economy, has the government decided to postpone the taking of the census for this year?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   DECENNIAL CENSUS
Sub-subtopic:   INQUIRY AS TO DECISION TO PROCEED IN 1941
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LIB

James Angus MacKinnon (Minister of Trade and Commerce)

Liberal

Hon. J. A. MacKINNON (Minister of Trade and Commerce):

The question of the census is under consideration by the government.

Mr. GRAYDON; Does that mean that there is some chance of postponement?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   DECENNIAL CENSUS
Sub-subtopic:   INQUIRY AS TO DECISION TO PROCEED IN 1941
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LIB

James Angus MacKinnon (Minister of Trade and Commerce)

Liberal

Mr. MacKINNON (Edmonton West):

I

cannot answer that at the moment.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   DECENNIAL CENSUS
Sub-subtopic:   INQUIRY AS TO DECISION TO PROCEED IN 1941
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WAR APPROPRIATION BILL

March 20, 1941