July 27, 1942

LIB

James Angus MacKinnon (Minister of Trade and Commerce)

Liberal

Mr. MacKINNON (Edmonton West):

Statistics on sugar stocks in wholesale and retail establishments are not collected. The following table shows stocks of raw and refined sugar in refining establishments. Publication of refiners' stocks has been discontinued since January 1, 1942.

Amount of Raw and Refined Sugar in Refineries-May 1, June 1 and July 1, 1938 to 1941

Pounds Pounds PoundsMay 1 June 1 July 11938-Raw sugar 144,317,344 145.289,559Refined sugar

139,755,199 171,932.271 165,200,005Total 316,249,615 310.489,5641939-Raw sugar 110.834,133 134,673,901Refined sugar 138,267,368 149,773,628Total 249,101,501 283,447,5291940-Raw sugar 104,770,235 77,027,404Refined sugar

121.915,537 117,230,504 120,770,036Total 222,000,739 197,797,4401941-Raw sugar 95.596,427 159,618,127Refined sugar 146.086,162 163.277,767Total 241,682,589 322,895,894

[Mr. P. C. Black.)

Questions

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   SUGAR IN STORAGE
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LIGHTHOUSE KEEPERS-SALARY AND COST-OF-LIVING BONUS

LIB
LIB

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

Liberal

Mr. HOWE:

(a) No.

(b) They are receiving cost-of-living bonus.

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Subtopic:   LIGHTHOUSE KEEPERS-SALARY AND COST-OF-LIVING BONUS
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BUOY CONTRACTORS-SALARY AND COST-OF-LIVING BONUS

LIB

James Ralph Kirk

Liberal

Mr. KIRK:

Has the government or the Department of Transport given consideration to, (a) the matter of increasing salary of buoy contractors, or (b) granting to buoy contractors a cost-of-living bonus ?

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Subtopic:   BUOY CONTRACTORS-SALARY AND COST-OF-LIVING BONUS
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LIB

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

Liberal

Mr. HOWE:

(a) and (b) No. It is the

practice to establish contract prices for buoy services by tender, and not to increase them without a further call. Salaries are not paid.

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Subtopic:   BUOY CONTRACTORS-SALARY AND COST-OF-LIVING BONUS
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EXCISE TAX-SOFT DRINKS

LIB

Maurice Gingues

Liberal

Mr. GINGUES:

What are the monthly collections for Canada of the excise tax 25 per cent on soft drinks, since commencement, 23rd May, 1941, to latest month available?

Mr. GIBSON;

Excise Tax

1941 collected

June $ 17,385 47July

253,043 33August

947.379 66September

1,004,618 35October

762,887 82November

635,834 54December

596,671 051942 January

590,114 22February

596,535 28March

842,148 53April

134,292 04May

617,174 25June

682,482 67Total

$7,680,567 21

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   EXCISE TAX-SOFT DRINKS
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POSTMASTERS-COST-OF-LIVING BONUS

LIB

James Ralph Kirk

Liberal

Mr. KIRK:

In the matter of the cost-of-living bonus now paid to postmasters, (a) how is the amount of bonus determined; (b) what is the individual net amount paid per month or per quarter to postmasters receiving salary and/or remuneration in the amounts of $100, $300, $500, $1,000, $1,500, $2,000 per year?

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Subtopic:   POSTMASTERS-COST-OF-LIVING BONUS
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LIB

William Pate Mulock (Postmaster General)

Liberal

Mr. MULOCK:

(a) Five per cent of commission received on postage stamps sales only.

(b) As postmasters are paid 5 per cent of commission received on postage stamp sales only the answer to this question would depend on the percentage of the postmaster's total commissions represented by postage stamp sales.

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Subtopic:   POSTMASTERS-COST-OF-LIVING BONUS
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WARTIME HOUSING LIMITED-L. SCOTT

NAT

Mr. CARDIFF:

National Government

1. Is L. Scott employed in Wartime Housing Limited ?

2. Was he at any time connected with L. C. Scott Construction Company Limited or Eastern Timber Company Limited?

3. If so, what was or is his interest therein?

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. No.

2. No. Not connected with and no relation.

3. Answered by No. 2.

FORT WILLIAM AIRrORT

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Subtopic:   WARTIME HOUSING LIMITED-L. SCOTT
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NAT

Mr. FRASER (Peterborough West):

National Government

1. What is the cost to date of the airport at Fort William?

2. From whom was the land purchased and at what cost?

3. What was the cost of the improvements?

4. Who were the contractors?

5. What was the total sum paid to the contractors?

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. $198,852.33.

2. No record of purchase of, or payment for, land originally acquired, but it is understood the municipality of Fort William acquired this at a cost of $40,000.

Additional land required purchased by Department of Transport as follows:-

Municipality of Neebing

$ 500 00Margaret Flanagan

922 50Canadian National Realties .. 944 00Grand Trunk Pacific Railway. 242 40A. Sears

1,416 00Vickers Estate

5,263 70E. F. Noyes Estate

5,605 00Total for land $54,893 603. $143,958.73.4. Tomlinson Construction Company; E. A. Bell; E. Anderson; City of Fort William; Hydro Electric Power Commission.5. $72,001.44.

Questions

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   WARTIME HOUSING LIMITED-L. SCOTT
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DISPOSITION OF JAPANESE VESSELS

LIB

Mr. REID:

Liberal

1. How many boats or vessels have been disposed of by tLe commission set up in connection with the boats or vessels owned by those of Japanese origin?

2. How many of such boats or vessels remain to be disposed of?

3. What was the total amount paid for the boats or vessels disposed of?

4. What has been the total cost of the commission since its inception?

5. What has been the total expenditures incurred for repairs made to boats or vessels damaged, including engine repairs?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   DISPOSITION OF JAPANESE VESSELS
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LIB

Mr. MACDONALD (Kingston City): (Minister of National Defence for Naval Services)

Liberal

1. To July 16th, 1,072.

2. To July 16th, 195.

3. S958.410.24.

4. To June 30th, expenditure, $12,505.51; less disposal charges and survey costs payable by vendors, $11,249.34. Net cost of committee since inception to June 30th, $1,256.17.

5. To June 30th, $2,474.47 paid.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   DISPOSITION OF JAPANESE VESSELS
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July 27, 1942