1. What are the names and places of issue of the newspapers, magazines and other Canadian publications which have been convicted since the beginning of the war under the defence of Canada regulations bearing on censorship?
2. What was the sentence in each case?
Mr. ST. LAURENT:
1. (a) The Citzen, Ottawa; (b) Le Droit, Ottawa; (c) The Vancouver Sun, Vancouver.
2. (a) Case dismissed; (b) Guilty on two charges. Fine of $200 imposed; (c) Guilty on one charge. Fine of $300 imposed.
Topic: DEFENCE OF CANADA REGULATIONS-NEWSPAPER CENSORSHIP
4. Four tenders were received and the lowest tenderer was awarded the contract. Other tenderers and their quotations are: A. I. Garvock, Ottawa, $745,000; Pigott Construction Co., Hamilton, $751,000; Johnson Bros. Co., Ltd., Brantford, $763,888.
1. Have scientific investigations been carried on by the Department of Trade and Commerce as to the possibility of utilizing Canadian grown cereals to produce butadiene which is used in manufacturing synthetic rubber?
2. Has the Department of Trade and Commerce made scientific research into the possibility of producing alcohol, rubber, starch and other commodities from certain farm products?
3. If such research has been carried out, was a report made to the Department of Munitions and Supply thereon?
4. Has the. department caused research to be made into the possibility of converting certain Canadian grown cereals into products necessary to our war effort by, (a) companies engaged in distributing petroleum and rubber in Canada,
(b) the Department of Munitions and Supply,
(c) the National Research Council?
Topic: QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic: USE OF CANADIAN CEREALS IN PRODUCTION OF SYNTHETIC RUBBER