June 14, 1941

WAYS AND MEANS

SUPPLY BILL


Hon. J. L. ILSLEY (Minister of Finance) moved that the house go into committee of ways and means. Motion agreed to and the house went into committee, Mr. Vien in the chair.


LIB

James Lorimer Ilsley (Minister of Finance and Receiver General)

Liberal

Mr. ILSLEY moved:

Resolved, that towards making good the supply granted to His Majesty on account of certain expenses of the public service for the fiscal year ending March 31, 1942, the sums of $163,431,321, $35,000,000 and $48,453,183.14, respectively be granted out of the consolidated revenue fund of Canada.

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Motion agreed to. Resolutions reported, read the second time and concurred in. Mr. Ilsley thereupon moved for leave to introduce Bill No. 103, for granting to His Majesty certain sums of money for the public service for the financial year ending the 31st March, 1912. Motion agreed to, bill read the first and second times, and the house went into committee thereon, Mr. Vien in the chair.


NAT

Grote Stirling

National Government

Mr. STIRLING:

I take it that both the

clauses and the schedules are in the customary form. Is there anything unusual?

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LIB

James Lorimer Ilsley (Minister of Finance and Receiver General)

Liberal

Mr. ILSLEY:

Not that I know of. I have not the previous acts before me. There is a borrowing power in section 5 but I do not think it is at all unusual.

Bill reported, read the third time and passed.

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THE ROYAL ASSENT

LIB

Georges Parent (Speaker of the Senate)

Liberal

Mr. SPEAKER:

I have the honour to inform the house that I have received the following communication:

Government House, Ottawa,

June 14, 1941.

Sir:-

I have the honour to inform you that the Right Hon. Sir Lyman P. Duff, Chief Justice

of Canada, acting as deputy of His Excellency [DOT]the Governor General, will proceed to the Senate chamber on this day at 3 p.m., for the purpose of giving the royal assent to certain bills.

I have the honour to be,

Sir,

Your obedient servant,

F. L. C. Pereira, Assistant Secretary to the Governor General.

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QUESTIONS


(Questions answered orally are indicated by an asterisk). The house having reverted to the order for questions:


WAR-TIME HOUSING LIMITED

NAT

Mr. FRASER (Peterborough West):

National Government

1. Is James MaeKay, of Eastern Woodworkers, building any homes for War-time Housing Limited, in Nova Scotia?

2. Has James MaeKay, or Eastern Woodworkers, received a contract from War-time Housing Limited?

3. If so, were any tenders called for the construction of these houses?

4. Has any land been purchased in Nova Scotia by War-time Housing Limited?

5. If so, from whom was the land purchased?

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LIB

Mr. HOWE: (Minister of Munitions and Supply)

Liberal

1. No. The building project at New Glasgow, N.S., has been abandoned,

2. Answered by 1.

3. Answered by 1.

4. Yes.

5. In Halifax (a) A parcel of land known as the St. Paul's glebe lands was purchased from the rector warden and vestry of St. Paul's Church, Halifax, N.S.; (b) a, single lot to round out the parcel was purchased from the Home Realty Limited, Halifax, N.S.

In Dartmouth (a) a parcel from Michael Lahey and wife; (b) a parcel from Thomas Notting, K.C.

In Eastern Passage (near Dartmouth) (a) a parcel from Allen Horne, Esq.; (b) a parcel from Ralph Horne, Esq.

In New Glasgow, land was expropriated, but the project has been abandoned and the expropriation of land cancelled.

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CAN ADLAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION ASSISTANT GENERAL MANAGER

CCF

Mr. COLDWELL:

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (C.C.F.)

1. In regard to return No. 84C, what adjustments referred to in answer No. 14 were made?

The Royal Assent

2. What reply was given to the auditor general to questions (a) and (b) in the last paragraph of his letter referring to C.B.C. accounts, addressed to the minister and dated February 25, 1941?

3. What policy and under what legal authority are future arrangements regarding such matters to be made?

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LIB

Clarence Decatur Howe (Minister of Munitions and Supply)

Liberal

Mr. HOWE:

See minister's statement, pages 4308, 4309 and 4311, unrevised Hansard.

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CCF

Major James William Coldwell

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (C.C.F.)

Mr. COLDWELL:

Referring to the

answer given in reply to my question, I have looked through Hansard at the pages mentioned and I cannot find the answer. I wonder if this question might be reconsidered.

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LIB

Ian Alistair Mackenzie (Minister of Pensions and National Health)

Liberal

Mr. MACKENZIE (Vancouver Centre):

I shall bring my hon. friend's observations to the attention of the minister.

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AWNINGS FOR JACKSON BUILDING, OTTAWA

June 14, 1941