May 31, 1943

QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS

POLYMER CORPORATION LIMITED

CCF

Mr. KNOWLES:

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

1. What are the names of the directors of Polymer Corporation Limited?

2. Have any individuals resigned as directors of the above company since its incorporation? If so, what are their names?

3. In the case of each of those named in answer to questions one and two, with what firms or corporations are they now employed, with what firms or corporations have they been employed at any time since January 1, 1942, of

Questions as Orders jor Returns

what firms or corporations are they now directors, and of what firms or corporations have they been directors at any time since January 1, 1942?

4. What are the names of the officers and directors of Citadel Merchandising Company Limited, of Montreal?

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   POLYMER CORPORATION LIMITED
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FEED WHEAT AND COARSE GRAINS

CCF

Mr. CASTLEDEN:

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

1. What is the quantity of coarse grains held at present by the Canadian wheat board?

2. What quantity of feed wheat has been shipped to the farmers of eastern Canada through the Canadian wheat board from September 1, 1942, to April 30, 1943?

3. What was the total expenditure by the government in assisting this transfer of grains?

4. How does the government assist in making feed wheat and coarse grains available to farmers of eastern Canada?

5. What price is paid by the Ontario farmer for feed wheat, 2 C.W. oats, 2 C.W. barley, at London, Ontario?

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   FEED WHEAT AND COARSE GRAINS
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WINNIPEG ELECTRIC COMPANY

CCF

Mr. KNOWLES:

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

1. Was the Winnipeg Electric Company, at any time between September 1, 1941, and April 30, 1942, designated as a depressed industry? If so, by what department of the government, or branch or board thereof, and on what date?

2. What was the decision of the Excess Profits Tax Act board of referees relating to the standard profits claim of the Winnipeg Electric Company, referred to in a copy of a letter dated April 13, 1942, included in sessional paper No. 348, of May 24, 1943?

3. Has the above decision been used by the Winnipeg Electric Company in any representations to the Manitoba regional war labour board relating to the wage rates of any of the employees of said company?

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   WINNIPEG ELECTRIC COMPANY
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LIB

Colin William George Gibson (Minister of National Revenue)

Liberal

Mr. GIBSON:

I ask that this question be passed as an order for return, subject to the usual reservation as to information obtained under the provisions of the Income War Tax Act and the Excess Profits Tax Act.

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   WINNIPEG ELECTRIC COMPANY
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SUPPLEMENTARY LIVING ALLOWANCES

CCF

Mr. KNOWLES:

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

1. On what projects, or at what plants, have supplementary living allowances been paid by the government, as authorized by order in council P.C. 246, of January 19, 1943, section 212, subsection (3)?

2. To how many individuals have payments been made as above?

. 3. What is the total amount paid out as above?

4. On what projects, or at what plants, have supplementary allowances been paid, (a) by the government; (b) by employers, as authorized by order in council P.C. 246, of January 19, 1943, section 212, subsection (4) ?

5. To how many individuals have payments been made as above, (a) by the government;

(b) by employers?

6. What is the total amount paid out as above, (a) by the government; (b) by employers ?

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   SUPPLEMENTARY LIVING ALLOWANCES
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UNEMPLOYMENT-PROVINCE OF QUEBEC

IND

Mr. ROY:

Independent

1. How many unemployed were there in the province of Quebec during each year from 1931 to 1942, both inclusive?

2. What number of unemployed were given work in each of the above-mentioned years?

3. What number received assistance during each of the above-mentioned years?

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   UNEMPLOYMENT-PROVINCE OF QUEBEC
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LIB

Humphrey Mitchell (Minister of Labour)

Liberal

Mr. MITCHELL:

We have no knowledge as to the number of persons receiving relief because relief is under provincial jurisdiction. I do not know where we might get these figures because the federal government does not deal with relief.

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   UNEMPLOYMENT-PROVINCE OF QUEBEC
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NAT

Gordon Graydon (Leader of the Official Opposition)

National Government

Mr. GRAYDON:

Are there no records at all?

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   UNEMPLOYMENT-PROVINCE OF QUEBEC
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LIB

Humphrey Mitchell (Minister of Labour)

Liberal

Mr. MITCHELL:

No. With that provision, it may be passed as an order for return.

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   UNEMPLOYMENT-PROVINCE OF QUEBEC
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NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL-ENLISTMENTS IN MILITARY DISTRICTS 3 AND 4

LIB

Mr. DUBOIS:

Liberal

1. How many officials and employees of the national research council, working in territories known as military districts Nos. 3 and 4, have voluntarily enlisted during the twelve months ending May 1, 1943?

2. Have these voluntary enlistments been credited to the said military districts? If so, how many to each district?

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Subtopic:   NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL-ENLISTMENTS IN MILITARY DISTRICTS 3 AND 4
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DEHYDRATION PLANTS

LIB

Mr. CRUICKSHANK:

Liberal

1. Have any companies applied for financial assistance to convert their plants, or to establish dehydration plants, for potatoes and other vegetables ?

2. If so, what are the names of such companies?

3. Which, if any, received assistance, and to what amount in each case?

4. What companies applied for contracts, and on what dates?

5. To what companies were contracts awarded, on what date, and to what amount in each case?

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   DEHYDRATION PLANTS
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LUNENRURG, N.S., PORT DOCTORS-SICK MARINERS FUND .

May 31, 1943