March 2, 1944

CCF

Mr. NICHOLSON:

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

1. What positions have been occupied by Ur. E. P. Taylor with the British, American and Canadian governments since the outbreak of war?

2. What are his present duties?

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LIB

Mr. CHEVRIER: (Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Munitions and Supply)

Liberal

1. Since the outbreak of war Mr. E. P. Taylor has occupied the following positions:

Canadian Government-Member, Executive Committee, Department of Munitions & Supply; Joint Director General, Munitions Production, Munitions & Supply; Executive Assistant to the Minister of Munitions & Supply; President, War Supplies Limited; Deputy Member for Canada, Combined Production

and Resources Board; Canadian Chairman, Joint War Aid Committee, United States-Canada.

British Government-President and Vice Chairman, British Supply Council in North America; Director General, British Ministry of Supply Mission (formerly British Purchasing, Commission).

2. None.

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SELECTIVE SERVICE ADVISORY BOARDS- E. N. GRIGGS

CCF

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

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

1. Is there a set of employment and selective service advisory boards, national, regional and local, in operation on a voluntary basis? If so, when were these boards established?

2. Has there been established recently another set of selective service advisory boards on a salary basis? If so, under what date and by what authority?

3. In what way do the functions of the boards referred to in question (2) differ from those of boards referred to in question (1) ?

4. What position does Mr. E. N. Griggs occupy in the government service? What salary is he paid by the government?

5. How many selective service regional advisory directors have been appointed, and what are their salaries?

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LIB

Mr. MARTIN: (Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Labour)

Liberal

1. There are national and regional selective service advisory boards, also national, regional and local employment committees, all on a voluntary basis.

The national selective service advisory board was established by P.C. 2254, March 21, 1942.

The regional selective service advisory boards were established by P.C. 512, January 28, 1944.

The national employment committee was established September 23, 1941.

Five regional committees have been established by the unemployment insurance commission throughout the dominion.

Local employment committees, of which there are now forty-five, are established whenever the regional committee recommends their establishment or the local employment situation indicates that they are necessary.

2. & 3. See reply to question 1.

4. Mr. E. N. Griggs is regional director, national selective service, prairie region. His salary is $1,800 per annum.

5. Four regional directors, national selective service, have been appointed. Their salaries are as follows: Pacific regional director, $4,500 per annum; Prairie regional director, $1,800 per annum; Ontario regional director, $4,800 per annum; Quebec regional director, $4,800 per annum.

Questions

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WINNIPEG STOCK MARKET-PRICES

PC

Mr. DONNELLY:

Progressive Conservative

1. What was the price for No. 1 choice butcher steers on the Winnipeg stock market on December 16, 1929; December 16, 1932, and December 16, 1943?

2. What was the price for calves, good and

choice veal, on the Winnipeg stock market on

December 16, 1929; December 16, 1932, and

December 16, 1943?

3. What was the price of lambs, good handyweights, on the Winnipeg stock market on December 16, 1929; December 16, 1932, and

December 16, 1943?

4. What was the price of sheep, good handyweights, on the Winnipeg stock market on December 16, 1929; December 16, 1932, and

December 16, 1943?

5. What was the price of grade A hogs, dressed basis, delivered off trucks at yards and plants, on the Winnipeg stock market on December 16, 1929; December 16, 1932, and December 16, 1943?

Mr. MacKINNON (Edmonton West);

1. S9.25 to $9.50 per cwt.; S3.00 to $4.00 per cwt.; $11.50 to $11.75 per cwt.

2. $12.00 to $13.00 per cwt.; $5.00 to $6.00 per cwt.; $13.00 to $14.50 per cwt.

3. $8.00 to $10.50 per cwt.; $3.50 to $3.75 per cwt.; $10.75 to $11.00 per cwt.

4. $5.00 to $6.50 per cwt.; $1.75 to $2.00 per cwt.; $5.00 to $6.00 per cwt.

5. $14.00* per cwt.; $4.13* per cwt.; $16.30t per cwt.

*Bacon hogs converted to dressed basis.

tB-1 Grade A $1.00 per head additional at each date.

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WARTIME HOUSING LIMITED-KINGSTON


Mr, CARDIFF: . 1. What is the total of expenditure to date made by the government on the Wartime Housing Limited project at Kingston, Ontario? 2. How many houses have been built? 3. How many are now employed on the administrative staff? 4. Who are they, and what salary does each receive ?


LIB

Mr. CHEVRIER: (Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Munitions and Supply)

Liberal

1. $1,466,633.80, which covers the cost of 325 houses, a women's hostel and community buildings.

2. 325 houses.

3. There are eight employees on the administrative staff.

4. Per month

Mr. H. C. Nickle $200 00

Miss M. Cook

117 50Miss B. Miller

90 00Miss E. Cleland

50 00Miss M. Stringer

90 00Miss J. Yey

80 00Miss R. Reynolds

80 00Miss E. Lamoreux

SO 00

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ESTEVAN R.A.F. FLYING SCHOOL

LIB

Mr. TRIPP:

Liberal

1. What was the average number of men stationed at Estevan Royal Air Force service flying school during each month of 1943?

2. How much water was used at this school during the year 1943; at what cost, and was there any shortage?

3. How much electricity was used at this school during the year 1943, and at what cost?

4. How much coal was used during 1943, and at what cost?

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LIB

Mr. MACMILLAN: (Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of National Defence for Air)

Liberal

1. The average number of men stationed at No. 38 S.F.T.S., Estevan, during each month of 1943, was as follows:-

Officers Airmen Total

January

99 1,165 1,264February

95 1,158 1,253March

96 1,176 1,272April

99 1,199 1,298May

97 1,172 1,269June

96 1,110 1,206July

95 1,094 1,189August

Ill 1,0S9 1,200September ...

126 1,082 1,208October

129 1,070 1,199November ...

129 ' 1,067 1,196December ...

124 1,083 1,2072. 32,867,870 gallons of water were used atthe school during the year 1943 at a cost of$5,916.23 and there was no water shortage

duripg the year.

3. The consumption of electrical energy during the year was 1,340,671 k.w.h., at a cost of $21,708.90.

4. Estevan, 8,692 tons coal, cost, $33,546.25; R. I. Outram, 335 tons coal, cost $1,457.75. Total, 9,027 tons coal, cost $35,004.

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REGIONAL OIL CONTROLLER-VANCOUVER

LIB

Mr. SINCLAIR:

Liberal

1. Who is the regional oil controller in ' Vancouver?

2. What salary is he paid?

3. On whose recommendation was he appointed?

4. What previous experience had he, (a) in the oil business; (b) in any capacity which entailed serving the public in a tactful and courteous manner?

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LIB

Mr. CHEVRIER: (Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Munitions and Supply)

Liberal

1. Major Phillip A. Curry.

2. $5,000 per annum.

3. Appointed by order in . council P.C. 26/1038, February 9, 1942, on. the recommendation. of the oil controller, The Deputy Minister and the Minister of Munitions and Supply.

4. (a) None; Ob) Major Curry's business experience is as follows: 1907-1910, White Star Line, London, England; 1910-1914, White Star

Questions

Line, New York, U.S.A.; 1914-1916, the British army : (Wounded at Ypres and decorated with the Mons Star, British O.B.E., and the United States D.S.M.); 1917-1919, The British Ministry of Shipping, New York, U.S.A.; 19191938, the White Star Line, Montreal, P.Q. (general manager); 1938-1941, British Pacific Properties and First Narrows Bridge Co., Vancouver, B.C. (general manager); May to December, 1941, North American Life Assurance Co.

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ALCOHOLIC LIQUORS

CCF

Alexander Malcolm Nicholson

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

Mr. NICHOLSON:

What were the estimated quantities produced and consumed in Canada in the years 1933, 1939 and 1943 of, (a) spirits; (b) malt liquors; (c) beer; (d) wine?

Topic:   ALCOHOLIC LIQUORS
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LIB

James Angus MacKinnon (Minister of Trade and Commerce)

Liberal

Mr. MacKINNON (Edmonton West):

Quantities of spirits, malt liquors and wines produced and consumed in Canada in the years 1933, 1939 and 1943:

1933 1939 1943

Production- (Fiscal years)

(a) Spirits 1 proof gal. 4,345,834 9,642,830 19,657,698*(b) Malt liquors gal. 40,664,625 . 63,331,620 108,980,613(c) Beer (included in malt liquors-separate data not

available).

1933 1939 1943

(d) Wine- (Calendar years)

1. Produced during the year but placed in storage

for maturing gal. 1,920,587 3,998,232 4,352,4032. Ferment wine bottled or sold in bulk gal. 2,718,530 3,424,668 4,612,8921933 1939 1943Apparent consumption (estimated)- (Fiscal years)(a) Spirits proof gal. 1,497,669 3,433,664 4,903,023(b) Malt liquors gal. 40,814,971 63,302,752 97,610,326(c) Beer (included in malt liquors-separate data not

available).

(d) Wine gal. 3,148,191 3,461,867 4,627,567

*This includes industrial alcohol produced for war purposes.

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PURCHASE OF PROPERTY IN PORTSMOUTH, ONT.

March 2, 1944