July 6, 1942

VACANCY

ELECTORAL DISTRICT OF CHARLEVOIX-SAGUENAY

LIB

Georges Parent (Speaker of the Senate)

Liberal

Mr. SPEAKER:

I have the honour to inform the house that I have received a communication from two members, notifying me that the following vacancy has occurred in the representation, viz.:

Of the Honourable Pierre F. Casgrain, member for the electoral district of Charlevoix-Saguenay, by acceptance of an office of emolument under the crown.

I accordingly issued my warrant to the chief electoral officer to make out a new writ of election for the said electoral district.

Topic:   VACANCY
Subtopic:   ELECTORAL DISTRICT OF CHARLEVOIX-SAGUENAY
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THE CANADIAN CONFEDERATION

SEVENTY-FIFTH NATIONAL ANNIVERSARY- GREETINGS OF THE ARGENTINE CHAMBER OF DEPUTIES

LIB

Georges Parent (Speaker of the Senate)

Liberal

Mr. SPEAKER:

I have the honour to inform the house that I have received a copy of a communication addressed to the federal parliament of the Dominion of Canada, from the President and Secretaries of the Chamber of Deputies of Argentine, congratulating the Dominion of Canada on the seventy-fifth anniversary of confederation.

(The communication was read by the Clerk Assistant, as follows):

Buenos Aires, July 2.

The Chamber of Deputies of the Argentine nation has resolved in a session of to-day's date to send a cordial greeting of friendship to the Federal Parliament of the Dominion of Canada on the occasion of the seventy-fifth anniversary [DOT] of the act of 1867 which gave birth to the political government of the noble Canadian people whose organization, intellectual and material progress, and lofty spirit of American solidarity constitute an outstanding example of neighbourliness and continental fraternity. I

salute the Speakers of the Senate and of the House of Commons and, through them, the worthy members of parliament, with my highest respects.

Jose Luis Cantilo, President of the Chamber of Deputies of the Argentine nation; Secretaries Carlos G. Bonorinl, L. Zavalla Carbo.

Topic:   THE CANADIAN CONFEDERATION
Subtopic:   SEVENTY-FIFTH NATIONAL ANNIVERSARY- GREETINGS OF THE ARGENTINE CHAMBER OF DEPUTIES
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QUESTIONS


(Questions answered orally are indicated by an asterisk.)


WARTIME HOUSING LIMITED-L. SCOTT

NAT

Mr. CARDIFF:

National Government

1. Is Mr. L. Scott employed by Wartime Housing Limited?

2. If so, when was he appointed and what is his salary?

3. What travelling expenses has he incurred?

4. Is he doing publicity work? If so, what is the nature of publicity required by Wartime Housing Limited?

5. What has been the total amount spent by Wartime Housing Limited for publicity to date?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   WARTIME HOUSING LIMITED-L. SCOTT
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LIB

Mr. HOWE: (Minister of Transport; Minister of Munitions and Supply)

Liberal

1. Yes.

2. September 10, 1941. $260 per month.

3. $1,055.86 to date.

4. No.

5. Nil.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   WARTIME HOUSING LIMITED-L. SCOTT
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INDUSTRIAL COUNCILS IN WAR INDUSTRIES

CCF

Mr. NOSEWORTHY:

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

1. In what major war industries have industrial councils representing management and organized labour been set up to date for the purpose of securing maximum production in these plants?

2. In what government-owned war industry plants are organized trade unions recognized as the bargaining agency between workers and management?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   INDUSTRIAL COUNCILS IN WAR INDUSTRIES
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LIB

Humphrey Mitchell (Minister of Labour)

Liberal

Mr. MITCHELL:

Mr. Speaker, question No. 1 is answered, as follows:

Shipyards in Vancouver; four operators on Queen Charlotte islands; coal mines, Vancouver island; Victoria Machinery Depo*-, Yarrows; aircraft factories in Montreal under Mr. Ralph P. Bell's scheme.

The whole matter is receiving active and immediate study. Selective service is trying to follow up, indicating different methods as to how this can be done and is working to enlist the support of both manufacturers and labour to accelerate the formation of these committees.

Question No. 2 will have to stand as an order for return, to be answered by my colleague, the Minister of Munitions and Supply.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   INDUSTRIAL COUNCILS IN WAR INDUSTRIES
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LIB

Clarence Decatur Howe (Minister of Transport; Minister of Munitions and Supply)

Liberal

Mr. HOWE:

Supplementing the answer

of my hon. friend, we have no record in the

Questions

Department of Munitions and Supply as to what plants have a unionized bargaining agency between workers and management.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   INDUSTRIAL COUNCILS IN WAR INDUSTRIES
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CCF

Major James William Coldwell

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

Mr. COLDWELL:

Are there no records

regarding the conditions in the government-owned plants directly under the government?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   INDUSTRIAL COUNCILS IN WAR INDUSTRIES
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LIB

Clarence Decatur Howe (Minister of Transport; Minister of Munitions and Supply)

Liberal

Mr. HOWE:

Oh, government-owned plants.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   INDUSTRIAL COUNCILS IN WAR INDUSTRIES
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LIB

Georges Parent (Speaker of the Senate)

Liberal

Mr. SPEAKER:

No. 1 answered; No. 2,

order for return.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   INDUSTRIAL COUNCILS IN WAR INDUSTRIES
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UNEMPLOYMENT

CON

Mr. DIEFENBAKER:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. How many men between 16 and 69 W'ere unemployed at the time of the recent enumeration by the Department of Labour?

2. Of these, how many are considered to be unemployable?

3. What are the numbers by provinces of, (a) unemployed, rb) unemployable?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   UNEMPLOYMENT
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July 6, 1942