April 7, 1943

PC

Mr. BENCE:

Progressive Conservative

1. What boards have been set up by the government since the beginning of the war?

2. 'On which of these boards is there a representative of labour?

3. Who are such representatives, what boards are they on and what are their labour affiliations?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   LABOUR REPRESENTATION ON WAR BOARDS
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PC

Alfred Henry Bence

Progressive Conservative

Mr. BENCE:

In view of the fact that most of the information requested in this question is contained in a return handed down the other day, I would ask that the question be dropped.

Question dropped.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   LABOUR REPRESENTATION ON WAR BOARDS
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NO. 1 RATION BOOKS

PC

Mr. DIEFENBAKER:

Progressive Conservative

1. How many No. 1 ration books were issued?

2. What was the cost?

3. How many of these books were distributed prior to the issue of ration book No. 2?

4. Were any of these books undistributed or left over when ration book No. 2 was issued?

5. If so, how many, and what was done with them?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   NO. 1 RATION BOOKS
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LIB

CANADIAN FORCES-AGREEMENT WITH THE UNITED STATES RESPECTING NATIONALITY OF RECRUITS

LIB

Mr. POULIOT:

Liberal

1. Ib there an understanding, an arrangement or an agreement of any kind between the_ government' of the United States and the dominion government regarding the nationality of trainees

or recruits, or conscripts, under twenty-one years of age, who were born in United States of British parents, or who were born in Canada of American parents?

2. If so, what is it?

3. In both above mentioned cases, at what age do the parties concerned have a right of option for their citizenship and in virtue of what authority?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   CANADIAN FORCES-AGREEMENT WITH THE UNITED STATES RESPECTING NATIONALITY OF RECRUITS
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LIB

Mr. MACKENZIE KING: (Prime Minister; Secretary of State for External Affairs; President of the Privy Council)

Liberal

1. No.

2. Answered by No. 1.

3. (a) Under section 17 of the Naturalization Act such option may occur at the age of 21. (b) It is understood that somewhat

similar provisions exist under the United States Nationality Act of 1940 with respect to persons in a corresponding position under United States law. However, the age after which a person can divest himself of United States citizenship in such cases is 18.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   CANADIAN FORCES-AGREEMENT WITH THE UNITED STATES RESPECTING NATIONALITY OF RECRUITS
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WARTIME HOUSING LIMITED-STORAGE OF MATERIALS IN TORONTO

CCF

Mr. NICHOLSON:

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

1. Are supplies of plumbing, heating, electrical and other building materials, being stored by Wartime Housing Limited at 111 Stevenson avenue, Toronto?

2. If so, what is the total value of supplies on hand?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   WARTIME HOUSING LIMITED-STORAGE OF MATERIALS IN TORONTO
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LIB

Mr. HOWE: (Minister of Munitions and Supply)

Liberal

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   WARTIME HOUSING LIMITED-STORAGE OF MATERIALS IN TORONTO
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GASOLINE RATIONING


WHO ASSIST FARMERS [DOT]


UNITY

Dorise Winifred Nielsen

Unity

Mrs. NIELSEN:

What action is the government taking towards allowing special gas rations for organized groups of industrial workers who are pledging to give their evenings and weekends to assisting farmers in the surrounding country for spring planting?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   GASOLINE RATIONING
Sub-subtopic:   INDUSTRIAL WORKERS
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LIB

Clarence Decatur Howe (Minister of Munitions and Supply)

Liberal

Mr. HOWE:

No action has been.taken but the matter is being studied.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   GASOLINE RATIONING
Sub-subtopic:   INDUSTRIAL WORKERS
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UNITED NATIONS' MUTUAL AID-ADMINISTRATION STAFF

CCF

Mr. GILLIS:

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

1. Is Karl C. Fraser, formerly of Nova Scotia, employed by the administration of Canada's billion dollar mutual aid (Canadian lend-lease) programme?

2. If so, in what capacity ?

3. What are his qualifications for this post?

i. What salary and other remuneration does

he receive? . ,

5. What are the chief duties of the officials placed in charge of this programme? ^

6. What authority is given to them in drafting recommendations with regard to applications for lend-lease from our allies? ..

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   UNITED NATIONS' MUTUAL AID-ADMINISTRATION STAFF
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LIB

Clarence Decatur Howe (Minister of Munitions and Supply)

Liberal

Mr. HOWE:

Answered by the minister, page 1830, Hansard, column 1, April 5, 1943.

Questions as Orders for Returns

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   UNITED NATIONS' MUTUAL AID-ADMINISTRATION STAFF
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QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS


H. M.C. S. "CHIPPAWa"


April 7, 1943