1. What are the names, home addresses and ages of all persons imprisoned or sent to alternative service camps from the beginning of the present war to January 31, 1944, for refusing to do military service on the grounds that they were conscientious objectors?
2. Where are each of these individuals located
at the present time, and what length of prison terms are they serving? .
3. Which of these individuals were granted status of conscientious objector, and which were refused?
1. What is the total number of enlistments from the county of Cape Breton, Nova Scotia?
2. Of these, (a) what are the names of those rejected and the reason therefor; (b) by whom were they rejected?
3. What are the names of the personnel of the medical examining board for this district?
4. How many deferments were there in the military district of Cape Breton, Nova Scotia?
Mr. RALSTON; I do not think it is possible to give the information asked for in paragraphs 1 and 2, so far as the army is concerned. I will take up the matter with the hon. member, who is asking for information with regard to all three services. I think the question should be dropped, and we will give the hon. member such information as we have.
Subtopic: CAPE BRETON ENLISTMENTS AND DEFERMENTS
_ 1. At whose request was the recent air conference between the Royal Canadian Air Force and the British air ministry held?
2. Will the production of aircrew be curtailed during the next year because of the closing of schools?
3. Will the production of trained aircrew be sufficient to meet, (a) any necessary expansion of the number of operational units and squadrons in the front line; (b) any wastage or replacements?
4. Has the Department of National Defence for Air made provision for the training of sufficient recruits to fill the quota of trainees required in accordance with the terms of the recent conference agreement?
5. What schools of the B.C.J.A.T.P. will be closed as a result of the joint decision of the United Kingdom and the Canadian government at the recent conference, and on what date will these schools be closed?
mechanics is not raised to $1.50 per day after six months, nor on completion of their course. Throughout their course, covering 18 weeks at a war emergency training programme school and 28 weeks at wireless school, wireless mechanics are classified as A.C. 2, and are paid $1.30 per day. On successful completion of the course, they automatically receive "C" grouping, for which they are paid an extra 25 cents per day "trades pay". On posting to their first unit.after graduation, they are normally reclassified as A.C. 1, and receive an additional 10 cents per day basic pay, bringing basic pay to $1.40 per day and total pay to $1.65 per day.