March 4, 1943

WARTIME HOUSING LIMITED-HULL, QUE.

CCF

Mr. NICHOLSON:

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

1. What was the per unit price of each of the 100 houses built by Wartime Housing Limited in Hull?

2. W'hat was the per unit price of the group of 50 houses built in Hull?

3. What was the average cost of providing sewers, service, etc., for each of the houses built in Hull?

4. According to present agreements, wLat disposition is to be made of these houses after the war?

5. Will any compensation be made to the federal government for installation of sewers, streets, etc.?

6. Was it necessary to re-lay some of the sewers in connection with the Hull project?

7. If so, what was the cost, and by whom was it paid?

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Subtopic:   WARTIME HOUSING LIMITED-HULL, QUE.
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LIB

WESTERN FUEL CORPORATION LIMITED


Mr. O'NEILL: 1. Is any monetary assistance being given to Western Fuel Corporation Limited? 2. If so, on what basis and what amount has been paid to this company? 3. Is this company a subsidiary of Canadian Collieries Limited?


LIB

Mr. ILSLEY: (Minister of Finance and Receiver General)

Liberal

1. No.

2. Answered by No. 1.

3. Yes.

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Subtopic:   WESTERN FUEL CORPORATION LIMITED
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FLAX PRODUCTION AND PROCESSING

PC

Mr. BENCE:

Progressive Conservative

1. What is the total capacity of the flax processing plants situated in Canada and the United States of America?

2. What was the total estimated number of bushels of flax produced in Canada and the United States of America in the year 1942?

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Subtopic:   FLAX PRODUCTION AND PROCESSING
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LIB

James Lorimer Ilsley (Minister of Finance and Receiver General)

Liberal

Mr. ILSLEY:

The answers to these

questions are as follows:

1. Approximate Canadian crushing capacity

6.395.000 bushels. Capacity of flax processing plants in United States estimated at 72,000,000 bushels, but competent authorities agree practical capacity 52,000.000 bushels. Total Canadian and United States crushing capacity

58.395.000 bushels.

2. Approximately 55-7 million bushels.

I should like to make it clear, however, that the government cannot take any responsibility for figures relating to capacity for flax production in the United States.

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Subtopic:   FLAX PRODUCTION AND PROCESSING
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WAR SAVINGS CERTIFICATES

NAT

Mr. GREEN:

National Government

1. How many persons in each province are in receipt of a monthly salary for the sale of war savings certificates?

2. Are such persons engaged on a full time basis or are they at liberty to carry on some additional business or occupation?

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Subtopic:   WAR SAVINGS CERTIFICATES
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LIB

Mr. ILSLEY: (Minister of Finance and Receiver General)

Liberal

1. Since formation of the national war finance committee, the promotion and sale of war savings certificates, war savings stamps

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and victory loan bonds are now the responsibility of the National War Finance committee and no persons have been employed solely for the sale of war savings certificates.

2. Answered by No. 1.

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Subtopic:   WAR SAVINGS CERTIFICATES
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WARTIME HOUSING-WRIGHTVILLE, QUE.

PC

Mr. LOCKHART:

Progressive Conservative

1. How many buildings of the various types have been constructed to date in Wrightville, Quebec, by Wartime Housing?

2. What is the total expenditure to date on the said project?

3. Has the work of landscaping the project been awarded? If so, to whom, and by what financial arrangement?

4. Has additional work on the street allowances in regard to sewer and water services been necessary? If so, what is the cost of the same?

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Subtopic:   WARTIME HOUSING-WRIGHTVILLE, QUE.
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LIB

Mr. MICHAUD: (Minister of Transport)

Liberal

1. Type HI and 2-25 houses; type Hll and 12-100 houses; type H21 and 22-25 houses.

2. The total expenditure as of January 31, 1943 is S577,604.06.

3. The landscaping for the second project of 50 houses has been arranged at a cost of $2,400, the work being done by the federal district commission of Ottawa. The balance of the landscaping will be done this spring by the commission.

4. $7,570.28 has been expended on repairs of sewers and waterworks. This is not an expense to Wartime Housing Limited, it being chargeable to funds of the contractor in Wartime Housing Limited's possession.

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Subtopic:   WARTIME HOUSING-WRIGHTVILLE, QUE.
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Norman James Macdonald Lockhart

Progressive Conservative

Mr. LOCKHART:

In the construction of buildings by Wartime Housing at Wrightville, Quebec, what is the cost to date of, (a) acquisition of land, (b) installation and improvements or alterations of any sewers and water services, (c) grading, paving or surfacing street allowances, (d) construction per unit of dwellings, (e) improving or landscaping the street allowances, (f) installation of electricity on the street allowances and on rights-of-way, (g) connecting of electricity to dwellings per unit.

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Subtopic:   WARTIME HOUSING-WRIGHTVILLE, QUE.
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Mr. MICHAUD: (Minister of Transport)

Liberal

1. (a) Land acquisition, $2,197.50; (b) Installation and improvements to sewers and water services, $90,560.01; (c) Grading, paving or surfacing streets, $19.079.21; (d) Construction costs per unit: Hull No. 1, $2,939.87; Hull No. 2, $2,941.10; (e) Landscaping,

$2,372.49; (f) Installation of electricity on the street allowances and right-of-way, $1,485.52; (g) Connecting of electricity to dwellings per unit, $9.90.

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Subtopic:   WARTIME HOUSING-WRIGHTVILLE, QUE.
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HARVEST EXCURSIONS

CCF

Mr. WRIGHT:

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

1. What was the total cost of the harvest excursions which were run from eastern Canada during the 1942 harvest season?

2. What proportion of this cost was paid by (a) dominion government, (b) provincial governments?

3. How many men were taken on these excursions?

4. How many were returned to eastern Canada before the first date set for their return?

5. How many, if any, had to receive additional financial assistance to return?

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Subtopic:   HARVEST EXCURSIONS
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LIB

Mr. MITCHELL: (Minister of Labour)

Liberal

1. $241,312.11.

2. All dominion.

3. 5,886.

4. No information available.

5. 7.

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Subtopic:   HARVEST EXCURSIONS
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March 4, 1943