March 22, 1943

LIB

Mr. HOWE: (Minister of Munitions and Supply)

Liberal

1. John Schofield.

2. C. Blake Jackson.

3. Ottawa.

4. Yes.

5. April 25, 1942.

6. Yes.

7. February 8, 1943.

8. In Ottawa, 36 including the controller; in Montreal, 3; in Vancouver, 3.

9. Yes.

10. Seven.

11. No accounts have been rendered to date covering the moving of the office of the controller of construction from Toronto to Ottawa.

12. The office of the controller of

construction was moved back to Ottawa

because of recent developments in the United States priority system. This made it

imperative to have closer coordination with certain other control offices now in Ottawa with a view to simplification of procedure for the general public in applications for licences, materials required in such

*construction, and for priority assistance

required in connection therewith.

Topic:   CONSTRUCTION CONTROL
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SELECTIVE SERVICE-BRITISH COLUMBIA-CHARLES S. HENLEY

NAT

Mr. CARDIFF:

National Government

1. What living expenses have been paid to Charles S. Henley, special representative for British Columbia on the staff of the director of national selective service for each calendar month since his appointment?

2. Has he, in addition, been paid any travelling expenses?

3. If so, in what amounts for each of the calendar months since his appointment?

Topic:   SELECTIVE SERVICE-BRITISH COLUMBIA-CHARLES S. HENLEY
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LIB

Humphrey Mitchell (Minister of Labour)

Liberal

Mr. MITCHELL:

1, 2 and 3.

April, 1942 .... Travelling expenses .. 301 76 Living expensesMay, 1942 .. 174 10 48 44June, 1942 .. 88 60 191 01July, 1942 .. 314 47 72 60August, 1942 ... .. 50 50 97 54September, 1942 .. 44 90 108 70October, 1942 .. .. 52 70 104 39November, 1942 .. 42 90 103 42December, 1942 .. 49 25 118 58January, 1943 . .. 90 55 91 82February, 1943 . .. 46 20 102 15Totals

[DOT]j'Mr. Bence.] . $1,255 93 $1,036 65

Topic:   SELECTIVE SERVICE-BRITISH COLUMBIA-CHARLES S. HENLEY
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MUNITIONS AND SUPPLY-PURCHASES FROM ZEPHYR LOOMS AND TEXTILES LIMITED

NAT

Douglas King Hazen

National Government

Mr. HAZEN:

What was the value of the goods purchased by the Department of Munitions and Supply from Zephyr Looms and Textiles Ltd., in 1940, 1941 and 1942?

Topic:   MUNITIONS AND SUPPLY-PURCHASES FROM ZEPHYR LOOMS AND TEXTILES LIMITED
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LIB

Clarence Decatur Howe (Minister of Munitions and Supply)

Liberal

Mr. HOWE:

1940, $4,274,095; 1941, $1,231,505; 1942,

$4,894,439. Total $10,400,039-for Canadian account.

MUNITIONS AND SUPPLY-M. & C. AVIATION COMPANY LIMITED

Topic:   MUNITIONS AND SUPPLY-PURCHASES FROM ZEPHYR LOOMS AND TEXTILES LIMITED
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COMPENSATION TO DISTILLERIES FOR DISCONTINUING PRODUCTION OF SPIRITUOUS LIQUORS

PC

Mr. DIEFENBAKER:

Progressive Conservative

1. Was any compensation paid or promised to any of the Canadian distilleries upon the discontinuance of the production of spirituous liquors by them?

2. If so, how much, and to whom?

Topic:   MUNITIONS AND SUPPLY-PURCHASES FROM ZEPHYR LOOMS AND TEXTILES LIMITED
Subtopic:   COMPENSATION TO DISTILLERIES FOR DISCONTINUING PRODUCTION OF SPIRITUOUS LIQUORS
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LIB

Mr. HOWE: (Minister of Munitions and Supply)

Liberal

1. No.

2. Answered by No. 1.

Topic:   MUNITIONS AND SUPPLY-PURCHASES FROM ZEPHYR LOOMS AND TEXTILES LIMITED
Subtopic:   COMPENSATION TO DISTILLERIES FOR DISCONTINUING PRODUCTION OF SPIRITUOUS LIQUORS
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MANUFACTURE OF INDUSTRIAL ALCOHOL FROM WHEAT

PC

Mr. BENCE:

Progressive Conservative

Topic:   MUNITIONS AND SUPPLY-PURCHASES FROM ZEPHYR LOOMS AND TEXTILES LIMITED
Subtopic:   MANUFACTURE OF INDUSTRIAL ALCOHOL FROM WHEAT
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LIB

Mr. HOWE: (Minister of Munitions and Supply)

Liberal

1. Approximately 5,450,000 gallons sold.

2. Approximately 1,400,000 gallons.

3. Approximately 700,000 bushels.

4. Yes.

5. Amherst Distilleries Limited, Amherst-burg, Ontario; British Columbia Distillery Company Limited, New Westminster, B.C.; Canadian Industrial Alcohol Company Limited, Corbyville, Ontario; Commercial Alcohols Limited, Montreal, P.Q.; Distillers Corporation Limited, Montreal, P.Q.; W. & A. Gilbey Limited, New Toronto, Ontario;

Canadian imports- Tariff

554

554A

554B

554C

554F

555

Gooderham & Worts Limited, Toronto, Ontario; Melcher's Distilleries Limited, Ber-thierville, P.Q.; Montreal Products Company Limited, Montreal, P.Q.; Quebec Distillers Limited, Valleyfield, P.Q.; Joseph Seagram & Sons, Waterloo, Ontario; United Distillers Limited, Vancouver, B.C.; Hiram Walker & Sons Limited, Walkerville, Ontario.

6. Approximately 7,000,000 bushels.

7. Approximately 14,000,000 gallons.

Topic:   MUNITIONS AND SUPPLY-PURCHASES FROM ZEPHYR LOOMS AND TEXTILES LIMITED
Subtopic:   MANUFACTURE OF INDUSTRIAL ALCOHOL FROM WHEAT
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IMPORTS OF WOOLLEN GOODS, 1939-42

LIB

Eugène Durocher

Liberal

Mr. DUROCHER:

What was the value of woollen goods imported into Canada under tariff items 554, 554A, 554B, 554C, 554F, and 555, during the years 1939 to 1942, both inclusive?

Topic:   MUNITIONS AND SUPPLY-PURCHASES FROM ZEPHYR LOOMS AND TEXTILES LIMITED
Subtopic:   IMPORTS OF WOOLLEN GOODS, 1939-42
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LIB

James Angus MacKinnon (Minister of Trade and Commerce)

Liberal

Mr. MacKINNON (Edmonton West):

1939 1940 1941 1942$ $ $ S596,056 695,160 1,154,493 918,99065,920 65,469 51,463 41,8018,838,347 11,894,880 12,032,671 13,502,174766,675 1.093,034 1,546,879 1,634,93550,227 58,052 54,081 68,118929,534 879,593 780,474 782,907

Topic:   MUNITIONS AND SUPPLY-PURCHASES FROM ZEPHYR LOOMS AND TEXTILES LIMITED
Subtopic:   IMPORTS OF WOOLLEN GOODS, 1939-42
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QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS

COAL AND IRON ORE IN BRITISH COLUMBIA

LIB

Mr. REID:

Liberal

1. Has the Department of Mines and Resources made any investigations, extensive or otherwise, as to the quantities of coal and iron ore in the province of British Columbia?

2. If so, what amounts of coking coal are estimated by the department in existence or in reserve in the various coal areas in British Columbia including that of Comox area?

3. What amounts of iron ore are estimated by the department to be available or in existence in British Columbia?

4. What districts are the various iron ore deposits located with, (a) the amounts of iron ore estimated in each district, and (b) the analysis of the various iron ore?

5. In regard to estimates made by the department as to the quantities of coking coal and iron ore in the province of British Columbia how do these estimates compare with that of estimates put out by both the provincial government of British Columbia and that of private interests?

6. On what dates were the various investigations made by officials of the Department of Mines and Resources regarding iron ore deposits and coking coal in the province of British Columbia?

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   COAL AND IRON ORE IN BRITISH COLUMBIA
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March 22, 1943