May 11, 1942

IND

Mr. ROY:

Independent

1. How many trips has the Maritime Central Airways made between Charlottetown and the Magdalen islands during the winter of 1941-42?

2. What is the distance covered on the round trip between Charlottetown and the Magdalen islands?

Questions as Orders for Returns

3. What was the total weight of mails carried by the above named company to the Magdalen islands during the past season?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   CHARLOTTETOWN-MAGDALEN ISLANDS AIR SERVICE
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LIB

Mr. MULOCK: (Postmaster General)

Liberal

1. Nineteen round trips were flown with mails between Charlottetown and the Magdalen islands during the winter of 1941-42.

2. 212 miles.

3. 21,802 pounds.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   CHARLOTTETOWN-MAGDALEN ISLANDS AIR SERVICE
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ORDERS IN COUNCIL

LIB

Mr. JEAN:

Liberal

1. How many orders in council have been adopted since September 1, 1939?

2. What is, in alphabetical order, the subject matter of such orders in council?

3. When orders in council affect provincial law's, are they submitted, before adoption, to an advisory committee versed in the laws of each respective province in order to coordinate them with existing provincial legislation?

4. If so, who are the members of such committee?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   ORDERS IN COUNCIL
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LIB

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

Liberal

Mr. MACKENZIE KING:

Dropped.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   ORDERS IN COUNCIL
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PLEBISCITE-SOLDIERS' VOTE

NAT

Herbert Alexander Bruce

National Government

Mr. BRUCE:

Would the government give a breakdown of the soldiers' vote by separate provinces?

Mr. MeLARTY: In view of the procedure laid down in the Canadian service voter plebiscite regulations, it is not possible at this stage to classify by provinces the votes counted under such regulations.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   PLEBISCITE-SOLDIERS' VOTE
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SIROIS COMMISSION

NAT

Mr. CARDIFF:

National Government

1. Is it the responsibility of any governmental agency to keep up to date the statistical computations of dominion and provincial public finance compiled by the Sirois commission?

2. If so, what agency?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   SIROIS COMMISSION
Sub-subtopic:   STATISTICS OP DOMINION AND PROVINCIAL FINANCE
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LIB

James Angus MacKinnon (Minister of Trade and Commerce)

Liberal

Mr. MacKINNON (Edmonton West):

The continuation of the compilations on public finance made for the report of the Rowell-Sirois commission is being carried on in the finance statistics branch of the dominion bureau of statistics.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   SIROIS COMMISSION
Sub-subtopic:   STATISTICS OP DOMINION AND PROVINCIAL FINANCE
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BRITISH COAL SHORTAGE-DRAFT OF NOVA SCOTIA AND ONTARIO MINERS

NAT

Herbert Alexander Bruce

National Government

Mr. BRUCE:

Is a battalion or draft of miners from the coal fields of Nova Scotia, as well as from the mines in northern Ontario, being formed and despatched overseas to assist in the coal fields of Britain?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   BRITISH COAL SHORTAGE-DRAFT OF NOVA SCOTIA AND ONTARIO MINERS
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LIB

Humphrey Mitchell (Minister of Labour)

Liberal

Mr. MITCHELL:

No information.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   BRITISH COAL SHORTAGE-DRAFT OF NOVA SCOTIA AND ONTARIO MINERS
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TRANSPORT OF FEED FROM HEAD OF LAKES TO EAST

NAT

Mr. HAZEN:

National Government

1. What has it cost the government to date to transport feed grains and other feed from the head of the lakes to eastern Canada?

2. What companies and persons have been paid for doing this work, and how much has each received?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   TRANSPORT OF FEED FROM HEAD OF LAKES TO EAST
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LIB

Mr. GARDINER: (Minister of Agriculture)

Liberal

1. The amount of money paid as freight assistance on the movement of grain originating in western Canada, and upon feeds produced from such grains, is as follows:

Up to and including May 8, 1942-$3,-781,264.70.

2. The grain and feeds have been transported through the regular channels of trade, wholesale, retail, cooperative organizations and individuals, and it is not considered practicable to furnish details regarding all companies, organizations and individuals involved in the movement of feed grains for which assistance has been given. The adminr istrative work in this connection has been under the direction of the Department of Agriculture and the staff involved is paid in the regular way through the treasury office.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   TRANSPORT OF FEED FROM HEAD OF LAKES TO EAST
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QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS

WARTIME PRICES AND TRADE BOARD-LAWYERS

NAT

Mr. DESMOND:

National Government

1. How many lawyers have been appointed to positions under the wartime prices and trade board since October 1, 1941?

2. What is the name of each such appointee?

3. Where did each such appointee engage in practice prior to his appointment?

4. What length of experience at the bar had each such appointee?

5. What salary and/or allowance is paid to each such appointee?

6. What are the duties in which each such appointee is engaged?

7. By what authority was each such person appointed ?

8. In how many cases was it certified pursuant to order in council P.C. 4759 that the appointment of a particular person was in the public interest?

9. Are any of these persons carrying on a private practice in addition to their duties with the wartime prices and trade board?

10. If so, what are the names of such persons?

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   WARTIME PRICES AND TRADE BOARD-LAWYERS
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SIR EDWARD PEACOCK

May 11, 1942