February 11, 1944

LIB

Mr. HOWE: (Minister of Munitions and Supply)

Liberal

1. Yes.

2. No salary; no expenses.

3. Mr. V. W. Scully is president and general manager of War Supplies Limited and as such receives $700 per month, U. S. funds, and an additional allowance of $5 per day to compensate him for additional expenses incurred

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while in Washington. When Mr. Scully is released from these duties and his full time is taken up by his positon as president of Victory Aircraft Limited, a salary will then be arranged.

4. No salary; no expenses.

5. (a) The following directors will be associated with Mr. Scully in the management of Victory Aircraft Limited: Harold S. Beddoe, president, United-Carr Fastener Company of Canada; Major J. E. Hahn, director general, Army Technical Development Board; President, John Inglis Company, Limited; Richard Riley, Grand Lodge representative, International Association of Machinists; L. F. Winchell, vice-president and general manager, Hinde and Dauch Paper Company of Canada, Limited; (b) No salary; no expenses.

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Subtopic:   VICTORY AIRCRAFT LIMITED
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PENSIONS AND VETERANS' ALLOWANCES

LIB

Howard Waldemar Winkler

Liberal

Mr. WINKLER:

How many veterans who have served in actual theatre of war are receiving, (a) pension, or (b) veteran's allowance, in the following forces: (1) Northwest rebellion of 1885, (2) South African -war, 1898-1901, (3) great war, 1914-1918?

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Subtopic:   PENSIONS AND VETERANS' ALLOWANCES
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LIB

Ian Alistair Mackenzie (Minister of Pensions and National Health)

Liberal

Mr. MACKENZIE (Vancouver Centre):

Return as of 31 December, 1943, (a) (1) 5 veterans are receiving pension. (No definition of theatre of actual war for Northwest Rebellion of 1885). (2) Decisions on entitlement to pension of members of the Canadian contingents which served in the South African war are given by the British Government. However, section 47 of the Pension Act reads as follows:

"47. The pensions which are now being paid by Great Britain for disabilities or deaths which occurred during the South African war to or in respect of members of the Canadian contingents which served in that war shall hereafter be supplemented during the continuance of the residence in Canada of the recipients of such pensions by such additional pensions as will make the total of the two pensions received by them equal to the pension that would have been awarded if they had been disabled or had died in the military service of Canada during the war. (1920, c. 62, s. 27.)"

Veterans benefiting under said section 47 number 37. No information as to theatre of service. (3) 67, 116. (b) (1) Nil. Not qualified under act. . (2) 416. (3) 21,835.

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Subtopic:   PENSIONS AND VETERANS' ALLOWANCES
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WAR VETERANS' ALLOWANCE BOARD-


widows' allowances


CCF

Mr. KNOWLES: (Whip of the Co-operative Commonwealth Federation)

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

1. How many widows without dependent children have been awarded special allowances by the widows' allowance division of the war veterans' allowance board?

2. Of the above, how many have been

awarded, (a) $20 per month or less; (b) between $20 and $25 per month?

3. How many widows with dependent children have been awarded special allowances by the widows' allowance division of the war veterans' allowance board?

4. Of the above, how many have been

awarded, (a) $40 per month; (b) less than $40 per month?

5. How many awards by the widows' allowance division of the war veterans' allowance board have been made retroactive to April 1, 1943?

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Subtopic:   WAR VETERANS' ALLOWANCE BOARD-
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LIB

Ian Alistair Mackenzie (Minister of Pensions and National Health)

Liberal

Mr. MACKENZIE (Vancouver Centre):

Return as of December 31, 1943:

1. 951.

2. (a) 318, (b) 633.

3. 49.

4. (a) 11, (b) 38.

5. 329.

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Subtopic:   WAR VETERANS' ALLOWANCE BOARD-
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NEW ZEALAND BUTTER IN COLD STORAGE

NAT

Mr. HATFIELD:

National Government

1. What quantity of New Zealand butter is in cold storage in Moncton, New Brunswick?

2. What quantity of New Zealand butter is in cold storage in Canada?

3. Is the above butter in bond or is it to be released for domestic consumption?

4. How long has the butter been in cold storage?

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Subtopic:   NEW ZEALAND BUTTER IN COLD STORAGE
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LIB

Mr. GARDINER: (Minister of Agriculture)

Liberal

1. No New Zealand butter, but 28,000 pounds of Australian butter.

2. No New Zealand butter, but 50,400 pounds of Australian butter.

3. In bond and earmarked for export to the

Navy, Army and Air Force Institute. ,

4. Since February, 1943.

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Subtopic:   NEW ZEALAND BUTTER IN COLD STORAGE
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MEATS IN COLD STORAGE

NAT

Heber Harold Hatfield

National Government

Mr. HATFIELD:

What quantities of the following meats were in cold storage in Canada at January 1, 1944, (a) pork; (b) beef; (c) lamb; (d) mutton?

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Subtopic:   MEATS IN COLD STORAGE
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LIB

Douglas Charles Abbott (Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Finance)

Liberal

Mr. ABBOTT:

(a) 83,231,011 lbs.; (b) 35,639,828 lbs.; (c and d) 9,344,749 lbs. (not shown separately).

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Subtopic:   MEATS IN COLD STORAGE
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WARTIME FOOD CORPORATION-FRESH FRUITS AND VEGETABLES

NAT

Mr. HATFIELD:

National Government

1. What are the names of the members of the Wartime Food Corporation?

2. What experience has each had in the handling of foodstuff?

3. Where is the head office of the corporation?

4. Has the corporation charge of the handling of fresh fruit and vegetables in Canada?

5. If so, under what system or plan do they intend to handle these fruits and vegetables?

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Subtopic:   WARTIME FOOD CORPORATION-FRESH FRUITS AND VEGETABLES
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LIB

Douglas Charles Abbott (Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Finance)

Liberal

Mr. ABBOTT:

1 and 2. The directors and principal officers of the Wartime Food Corporation Limited are:

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President: R. T. Mohan, president of General Foods Ltd., and administrator of Tea, Coffee and Spices.

Vice-pres.: K. W. Taylor, co-ordinator, Foods Administration.

Other directors: Raoul Godbout, president of the Horticultural Society of Canada; A. R. Johnstone, vice-president of the International Union of Hotel and Restaurant Workers in Canada; S. R. Noble, vice-president, Commodity Prices Stabilization Corporation Limited and Sugar Administrator; Carl Sanders, president of Gamble-Robinson Ltd.; E. W. Smart, administrator of Wholesale Trade.

General manager: J. B. Lander, manager of Canadian Fruit Distributors Ltd., Regina,

Secretary-treasurer: A. N. H. James of Barclays Bank.

3. Head Office is in Ottawa; principal operating office is in Toronto.

4 and 5. Wartime Food Corporation Limited is a subsidiary of Commodity Prices Stabilization Corporation Limited. It is an administrative organization created for the purpose of carrying out instructions given by the Wartime Prices and Trade Board. It has been instructed by the board to take such action as may be necessary from time to time to ensure that supplies of fresh fruits and vegetables are available in Canada at reasonable prices and are equitably distributed. To this end it has been empowered (a) to divert supplies from surplus areas to deficiency areas and where necessary to pay the extra transportation costs involved in such diversions, (b) to bulk purchase directly or through agents, either domestic or foreign fruits and vegetables and to allocate or dispose of them in accordance with board policy or instructions, (c) to pay subsidies as the board may from time to time direct.

It is the policy of the board to make full use of existing organizations and channels of distribution.

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Subtopic:   WARTIME FOOD CORPORATION-FRESH FRUITS AND VEGETABLES
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REJECTION OF BACON SHIPMENTS TO BRITAIN

NAT

Mr. ROSS (Souris):

National Government

1. How many consignments of Canadian bacon to Great Britain have been rejected by officers representing the bacon board during each of the years 1940, 1941, 1942, 1943?

2. How many consignments of bacon, if any, have been returned to the suppliers in Canada by officers of the bacon board and to whom were they returned?

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Subtopic:   REJECTION OF BACON SHIPMENTS TO BRITAIN
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LIB

James Garfield Gardiner (Minister of Agriculture)

Liberal

Mr. GARDINER:

The following quantities and kinds of bacon consigned for export to the United Kingdom were rejected by officers of the bacon board during each of the years 1940, 1941, 1942 and 1943:

1.

Date-Name of shipper-Quantity-Kind

March 7, 1940-W. Wight & Co. Ltd., Toronto -148 bales, Wiltshires; 19 boxes, Gammons.

June 3, 1940-Gainers Ltd., Edmonton-31 bales, Middles.

June 3, 1940-Burns & Co. Ltd., Edmonton-73 bales, Middles.

June 10, 1940-Gainers Ltd., Edmonton-119 bales, Middles.

June 12, 1940-Burns & Co. Ltd., Edmonton- 191 bales, Middles.

July 3, 1940-Quebec Packers Ltd., Quebec- 61 bales, Middles.

July 3, 1940-First Co-operative Packers of Ontario Ltd., Barrie-1 box, Middles.

July 6. 1940

First Co-operative Packers of Ontario Ltd., Barrie-68 bales, Wiltshires.

July 16, 1940-Quebec Abattoir Inc., Quebec

41 bales, Middles.

July 22, 1940-Dumarts Ltd., Kitchener-2 bales, Wiltshires.

August 20, 1940-Quebec Abattoir Inc., Quebec.-27 bales, Middles.

August 28, 1940-Quebec Packers Ltd., Quebec.-1 bale, Wiltshires.

Sept. 17, 1940-Burns & Co. Ltd., Edmonton -59 bales. Middles.

Sept. 23, 1940-Intercontinental Pork Packers Ltd., Saskatoon-118 bales, Wiltshires.

Sept. 21, 1940-Burns & Co. Ltd., Calgary- 75 bales, Middles.

Sept. 26, 1940-Quebec Packers Ltd., Quebec

4 boxes. Backs.

Sept. 26. 1940-Quebec Packers Ltd., Quebec -3 boxes. Backs.

Oct. 23, 1940-J. M. Schneider Ltd.,

Kitchener-6 boxes, Fores.

Oct. 24, 1940-J. M. Schneider Ltd.,

Kitchener-8 boxes, Fores.

Dec. 21, 1940-Intercontinental Pork Packers Ltd., Saskatoon-1 bale, Middles.

March 3, 1941-Union Packing Co., Ltd.,

Calgary-73 boxes, Backs.

March 28, 1941-Swift Can. Co. Ltd., Winnipeg-78 bales, Wiltshires.

March 18, 1941-Swift Can. Co. Ltd., Winnipeg-10 boxes, Gammons.

March 18, 1941-Union Packing Co. Ltd., Calgary-58 boxes. Backs.

July 23, 1941-First Co-operative Packers of Ontario, Ltd., Barrie-40 boxes, Fores and Backs.

Sept. 20, 1941-First Co-operative Packers of Ontario Ltd., Barrie-139 bales, Wiltshires.

Feb. 11, 1942-Burns & Co., Ltd., Edmonton- 49 bales, Middles.

April 18. 1942-First Co-operative Packers of Ontario Ltd., Barrie-485 eases, Pork Offal.

June 18, 1942-W. Wight & Co. Ltd., Toronto-85 bales, Wiltshires.

Sept. 5, 1942-Quebec Packers Ltd., Quebec- 1 box, Backs.

Sept. 4, 1942-Swift Can. Co. Ltd., Edmonton-1 box, Gammons.

June 25, 1943-First Co-operative Packers of Ontario Ltd., Barrie-76 cases, Pork Offal.

June 26, 1943-Quebec Packers Ltd., Quebec- 298 cases, Pork Offal.

August 30, 1943-Swift Can. Co. Ltd., Edmonton-1 case, Pork Offal.

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Date-Name of shipper-Quantity-Kind

August 30, 1943-Swift Can. Co. Ltd., Winnipeg-1 box, Livers.

Sept. 1, 1943-Burns & Co. Ltd., Prince Albert-3 boxes, Kidneys; 2 boxes, Livers.

Sept. 1, 1943-Swift Can. Co. Ltd., Winnipeg-1 box, Livers.

Sept. 9, 1943-Canada Packers Ltd., Winnipeg-1 bale, Wiltshires.

2. All bacon for export to the United Kingdom rejected by officials of the board was turned over to the shipper at seaboard and the board has no information as to final disposition.

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Subtopic:   REJECTION OF BACON SHIPMENTS TO BRITAIN
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February 11, 1944