March 9, 1944


(Questions answered orally are indicated by an asterisk.)


PENSIONS-OLD AGE AND BLIND-FILING OF LIENS

CCF

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

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

1. In what provinces are liens filed against the property of old age and blind pensioners?

Questions

2. Is the filing of such liens the subject of any arrangement or agreement between the provinces and federal government?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   PENSIONS-OLD AGE AND BLIND-FILING OF LIENS
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LIB

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

Liberal

Mr. ABBOTT:

Stand.

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Subtopic:   PENSIONS-OLD AGE AND BLIND-FILING OF LIENS
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CCF

Stanley Howard Knowles (Whip of the Co-operative Commonwealth Federation)

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

Mr. KNOWLES:

Will the parliamentary assistant to the Minister of Finance give the reason for the long delay in the answer to this question? It has been on the order paper for a month.

Question stands.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   PENSIONS-OLD AGE AND BLIND-FILING OF LIENS
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GRAIN-STREET PRICES AND FREIGHT RATES

PC

Mr. DONNELLY:

Progressive Conservative

1. What was the street price of No. 1 Northern wheat at stations taking a 25-eent

freight rate in western Canada on December 16, 1929; December 16, 1932, and December 16, 1943?

2. What was the street price of No. 1 C.W. white oats at stations taking a 25-cent freight rate in western Canada on December 16, 1929; December 16, 1932, and December 16, 1943?

3. What was the street price of No. 1 C.W. 6-row barley at stations taking a 25-cent freight rate in western Canada on December 16, 1929; December 16, 1932, and December 16, 1943?

4. What was the street price of No. 1 C.W. flaxseed at stations taking a 25-cent freight rate in western Canada on December 16, 1929; December 16, 1932, and December 16. 1943?

5. What was the street price of No. 1 C.W. rye at stations taking a 25-cent freight rate in western Canada on December 16, 1929; December 16, 1932, and December 16, 1943?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   GRAIN-STREET PRICES AND FREIGHT RATES
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LIB

James Angus MacKinnon (Minister of Trade and Commerce)

Liberal

Mr. MacKINNON (Edmonton West):

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   GRAIN-STREET PRICES AND FREIGHT RATES
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WARTIME PRICES AND TRADE BOARD-REGINA INSPECTORS OR REPRESENTATIVES

NAT

Mr. PERLEY:

National Government

1. Are T. G. Derrington and H. C. Watson, of Regina, Saskatchewan, employed as inspectors or representatives of the wartime prices and trade board out of the Regina office?

2. If so, (a) what were their respective salaries and expense accounts for the last year; (b) are they permitted to act as collectors of accounts owing to companies or private individuals?

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Subtopic:   WARTIME PRICES AND TRADE BOARD-REGINA INSPECTORS OR REPRESENTATIVES
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LIB

Mr. ABBOTT: (Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Finance)

Liberal

1. Yes. Both men are investigators on the staff of the Enforcement counsel for Saskatchewan.

2. (a) T. G. Derrington-salary $1,800 per annum plus cost of living bonus. Travelling

expenses during the calendar year 1943, $777.96.

H. G. Watson-salary $1,800 per annum plus cost of living bonus. Travelling expenses during the calendar year 1943, $476.85.

(b) To obtain the required skilled personnel for the board's staff, it has been necessary, on occasion, to employ members of the staff for most, but not all of their time, allowing them to devote some attention to their private affairs. In such cases, it is arranged that private business must not be given attention during the board's business hours, and that there must be no conflict with duties to the board, which are paramount. These arrangements were made with Mr. Derrington and Mr. Watson, and have been carried out.

Questions

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   WARTIME PRICES AND TRADE BOARD-REGINA INSPECTORS OR REPRESENTATIVES
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SPECIAL PRODUCTS BOARD-ALFALFA OR OTHER SEEDS

CCF

William Scottie Bryce

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

Mr. BRYCE:

What persons, companies or organizations in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta were authorized to purchase alfalfa or other seeds for the special products board?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   SPECIAL PRODUCTS BOARD-ALFALFA OR OTHER SEEDS
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LIB

James Garfield Gardiner (Minister of Agriculture)

Liberal

Mr. GARDINER:

The following persons, companies and organizations in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta have been authorized by the special products board to issue participation certificates on its behalf, on seed purchased from growers:

Manitoba-

Steele, Briggs Seed Company, Limited, Winnipeg.

Brett-Young, Limited, Winnipeg.

McCabe Brothers Grain Company, Limited, Winnipeg.

Searle Grain Company, Limited, Winnipeg. Manitoba Pool Elevators, Limited, Winnipeg. Federal Grain, Limited, Winnipeg.

A. M. Thomson, Melita.

J. S. Wheatley, Deloraine.

C. C. Campbell and Son, Reston.

E. Holmgren and Son, Sprague.

A. E. McKenzie Company, Limited, Brandon. Seed Marketing Company, Limited, Winnipeg.

Saskatchewan-

Steele, Briggs Seed Company, Limited,

Regina.

Bell's Limited, Prince Albert.

Newfield Seed & Nursery Farms, Codette. Newfield Seed & Nursery Farms, Nipawin.

S. A. Early and Company, Saskatoon.

Hood Land Company, Limited, Hudson Bay Junction.

J. H. Speers and Company, Limited,

Saskatoon.

Saskatchewan Forage Crop Growers' Cooperative Marketing Assoc., Ltd., Prince Albert.

Alberta-

Alberta Seed Growers' Assoc., Limited,

Edmonton,

Capital Seed & Poultry Supply, Edmonton. Grimm Alfalfa Seed Growers of Alberta, Limited, Brooks.

Steele, Briggs Seed' Company, Limited,

Edmonton.

Philip Keeley, Sangudo.

Alberta Seed House, Edmonton. Sangudo-Mayerthorpe & District Seed Growers' Co-operative Assoc., Ltd., Sangudo.

Pembina Valley Co-operative Seed Growers' Marketing Assoc., Limited, Cherhill.

Peace River Seed Growers' Co-operative, Limited, Grande Prairie.

Geo. W. Green & Company, Limited, Lethbridge.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   SPECIAL PRODUCTS BOARD-ALFALFA OR OTHER SEEDS
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PURCHASE OF PROPERTY IN KINGSTON

NAT

Mr. CARDIFF:

National Government

1. Has the government acquired the property known as Roselawn, at Union St. WTest, Kingston, Ontario?

2. If so, when, and what was the purchase price?

3. What is the total of expenditure made by the government on this property since it was purchased?

4. Who is occupying the property at the present time?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   PURCHASE OF PROPERTY IN KINGSTON
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LIB

Mr. MACDONALD (Halifax): (Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of National Defence)

Liberal

1. Yes.

2. 21st December, 1942-825,000.

3. $7,261.10.

4. No. 103 C.W.A.C. Depot Company.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   PURCHASE OF PROPERTY IN KINGSTON
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CANADIAN ARMY

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Mr. COLD WELL:

1. Has an investigation been conducted recently into alleged irregularities in the conduct of certain persons in military districts Nos. 12 and 13?

2. If so, are these alleged irregularities relative to the misuse of government purchasing vouchers?

3. Who is the officer in charge of the investigation ?

4. What has been the result of this investigation and the nature of the misdemeanours, if any?

5. What action has been taken?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   CANADIAN ARMY
Sub-subtopic:   MILITARY DISTRICTS NO. 12 AND 13
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LIB

Mr. RALSTON: (Minister of National Defence)

Liberal

1. Yes.

2. Yes, in most cases.

3. The officer in charge of the investigation

was the adjutant-general and the quartermaster-general. .

4 and 5. It is not considered in the public interest at this stage to state what the result of the investigation is. The result of the investigation and the action taken will appear as proceedings are taken which are regarded as warranted having regard to what has been found on investigation.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   CANADIAN ARMY
Sub-subtopic:   MILITARY DISTRICTS NO. 12 AND 13
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March 9, 1944