1. Reverend Kotowski entered Canada on December 8, 1942.
3. See answer to 8 below.
5. No. Reverend Kotowski left Canada on June 7, 1943.
6. & 7. Reverend Kotowski came to Canada at the invitation of the former Department of Public Information, (the functions of which were taken over by wartime information board), with the concurrence of the Department of External Affairs.
8. Reverend Kotowski is a doctor in political and social sciences. 1920-1925 he pursued advanced studies in philosophy at Poznan and Lyon. In 1926 he was a member of the Polish mission in France (Lyon). In 1927, Cardinal Hlond, Primate of Poland, assigned him the spiritual ministration of Poles in Belgium, the Netherlands and Denmark. In 1929 he was professor at the Lycee Stefan Zeromski and a member of the Institute of Social Sciences at Warsaw. In September 1939, he was in W'arsaw and escaped to eastern Poland where he was interned for six weeks. He finally reached Paris via Sweden. Between February and June 1940, he was chaplain of the Polish Mission at St-Maur-des-Fosses,
suburb of Paris, and later at Biarritz. From October 1940 to November, 1942, he was in Brazil attached to the Barnabite Fathers and Chaplain of the Notre-Dame de Lourdes Order as professor of Philosophy and Moral Theology.
9. Reverend Kotowski entered Canada in compliance with the usual immigration requirements.
10. Reverend Kotowski came to Canada to give a first hand account of the events in Poland since the outbreak of the war.
11. Answered by 7 and 10.
12. Reverend Kotowski received no special instructions from wartime information board.
13. A report was made to the wartime information board by Father Kotowski on the meetings he addressed in Canada.
Subtopic: WARTIME INFORMATION BOARD-ABBE KOTOWSKI
According to information on wage rates collected by the Department of Labour or the national war labour board-1. Taking a representative sample of firms employing more than 100 workers each, what proportion are paying equal wages to men and women on similar jobs?
2. How many women are employed in those firms which the sample showed to be paying equal wages to men and women on similar jobs?
Subtopic: LABOUR CONDITIONS-EQUAL WAGES TO MEN AND WOMEN
3. The price paid by the United States government for alcohol exported by Canada is on the basis of cost plus 5 per cent with a ceiling on the profit per gallon payable to the distiller.
4. 8,341,999 imperial gallons.
5. The price paid by the Canadian government is on the basis of cost plus 5 per cent with a ceiling on the profit per gallon payable to the distiller.
8. Because the supply of industrial alcohol exceeds the demand there are no projects under consideration [DOT] at the present time by the department using grain as a source of alcohol. Improvement in operation and in set-up by various distillers will result in a substantial increase in production of industrial alcohol during 1944.
1. As of March 20, 1944r-192 out of 300 contracted for.
2. (a) S19,203.60; (b) $727,354.66, inclusive of services, etc.
4. Potential rent-$7,777 per month.
5 and 6. Negotiations are proceeding with the wartime housing administrator, The Richmond Transportation Company, the transit controller, and the city of Vancouver, in order that arrangements can be made to convey children from homes to their schools. Schooling has been arranged with the school board of the city of Vancouver and wartime housing limited has agreed to pay a cover rate of $6 per month per pupil up to 150 pupils, for the period covering commencement to June 30, 1944. The Richmond school board will, as requested, provide schooling accommodation for not more than 150 pupils until June 30, 1944, but not afterwards, at the rate mentioned.
7. Thirty-one, including those built by wartime housing limited through contributions.