July 6, 1942

LIB

Mr. MITCHELL: (Minister of Labour)

Liberal

1. and 2. The Minister of Labour dealt with the subject matter of these questions on June 25. See Hansard, pages 3683-3684, stating in part "At the close of business on June 11, 1942 .... the total number reported as being unemployed in Canada was 59,933 men." It was pointed out that this was a preliminary return and that it appeared that some 50 per cent of the number of men registering were totally or partly unemployable.

3. Subject to the foregoing the number of men registering in each province were:-

Prince Edward Island 234

Nova Scotia 1,715

New Brunswick 1,033

Quebec 11,965

Ontario 22,285

Manitoba 6,279

Saskatchewan 3,808

Alberta 4,156

British Columbia 8,458

59,933

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   UNEMPLOYMENT
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LABOUR CONDITIONS-STRIKE AT VILLE LASALLE PLANT OP DISTILLERS' CORPORATION

CON

Mr. COTE:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Has the government taken any steps to bring about a settlement of the strike at the Distillers' Corporation, Limited, Ville LaSalle, Verdun county, Quebec ?

2. If so, what steps have been taken?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   LABOUR CONDITIONS-STRIKE AT VILLE LASALLE PLANT OP DISTILLERS' CORPORATION
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LIB

Humphrey Mitchell (Minister of Labour)

Liberal

Mr. MITCHELL:

The distilling industry

does not come within the purview of the Industrial Disputes Investigation Act. The dispute is therefore within the jurisdiction of

the province of Quebec and no steps looking towards a settlement have been taken by the dominion Department of Labour.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   LABOUR CONDITIONS-STRIKE AT VILLE LASALLE PLANT OP DISTILLERS' CORPORATION
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DEFENCE OP CANADA REGULATIONS-CHARGES AGAINST RENE CHALOULT AND COLONEL DREW

NAT

Mr. McGREGOR:

National Government

1. Has a special counsel been retained to prosecute Mr. Rene Chaloult?

2. If not, who is directing the prosecution?

3. Why did the government appoint special counsel to prosecute Colonel George Drew?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   DEFENCE OP CANADA REGULATIONS-CHARGES AGAINST RENE CHALOULT AND COLONEL DREW
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?

Mr. S@

1 and 2. Yes.

3. In pursuance of the usual practice of the department.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   DEFENCE OP CANADA REGULATIONS-CHARGES AGAINST RENE CHALOULT AND COLONEL DREW
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LABOUR CONDITIONS-PARRY SOUND SMALL ARMS AMMUNITION WORKSHOPS WAGES


Mr. LaCROIX (Quebec-Montmorency): What wages per hour are paid to the following groups emploved at the small arms ammunition workshops, Parry Sound, Ontario: toolmakers, leading hand, second class, third class (specialists); stationary engineers, first class, second class, third class; machinist, first class, second class, third class (helper machinist); oiler; blacksmith, assistant blacksmith; plumbing, plumber, pipe fitter, welder; saddle maker, assistant saddle maker; tinsmith, assistant tinsmith; welding, oxide and electrical welder, assistant; settler machinists (machine hand); garage, garage hands, garage mechanics, truck driver (explosives), assistant, truck driver (nonexplosives), assistant; foundry work, painter, moulder, chauffeur, weigher, day labourers; painters, plasterers, day labourers for general work, charwomen: lead shop department, antimony, press operator, junior lead machine operator; department No. 32 A.B. cordite, labourers (general), labourers (shop); millwright, assistant millwright, armourer; small arms artillery department, leading hand, chronograph operator, machine gun operator, cleaners, labourers, drum washers, cooks, assistant cooks, waitresses; mixing department, loaders, powder pressers, tinfoil and small press operators, department cleaners, cleaners of 25 A and B, inspectors, male and female, inspectors of production, male and female, carpenters, seamstresses, laundry workers; gas mask department, eye adjusters, mouth adjusters, examiners, cutters, shippers; stores, clerks, shippers.


LIB

Humphrey Mitchell (Minister of Labour)

Liberal

Mr. MITCHELL:

There is no small arms

plant at Parry Sound. I assume the hon. member has reference to a small arms plant elsewhere, and if he will indicate the location the reply will be made by my colleague the Minister of Munitions and Supply (Mr. Howe).

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   LABOUR CONDITIONS-PARRY SOUND SMALL ARMS AMMUNITION WORKSHOPS WAGES
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LIB

Georges Parent (Speaker of the Senate)

Liberal

Mr. SPEAKER:

Question stands.

Questions as Orders jor Returns

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   LABOUR CONDITIONS-PARRY SOUND SMALL ARMS AMMUNITION WORKSHOPS WAGES
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QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS

TRADE UNIONS AS BARGAINING AGENCY BETWEEN WORKERS AND MANAGEMENT IN WAR INDUSTRIES

CCF

Joseph William Noseworthy

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

Mr. NOSEWORTHY:

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

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   TRADE UNIONS AS BARGAINING AGENCY BETWEEN WORKERS AND MANAGEMENT IN WAR INDUSTRIES
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AIRCRAFT INDUSTRY-MORALE BUILDING CAMPAIGN

CCF

Mr. MacINNIS:

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

1. Has an order in council been passed regularizing the appointment of E. G. Hirst of Toronto as morale building organizer in aircraft and allied industries?

2. If so, what was the date of the order?

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   AIRCRAFT INDUSTRY-MORALE BUILDING CAMPAIGN
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LIB

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

Liberal

Mr. HOWE:

Return tabled.

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   AIRCRAFT INDUSTRY-MORALE BUILDING CAMPAIGN
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MECHANICAL MILKERS

NAT

Lewis Elston Cardiff

National Government

Mr. CARDIFF:

Will the government give consideration to having mechanical milkers removed from the restriction placed upon them by an order in council dated January 19, 1942?

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   MECHANICAL MILKERS
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LIB

James Lorimer Ilsley (Minister of Finance and Receiver General)

Liberal

Mr. ILSLEY:

Return tabled.

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   MECHANICAL MILKERS
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July 6, 1942