May 8, 1944

LIB

Humphrey Mitchell (Minister of Labour)

Liberal

Mr. MITCHELL:

Employment as at April 1, 1944

Total Women

employees employees

Quebec .. 17,148 6,049Ontario .. 12,886 5,142Manitoba .. 2,337 493Alberta .. 407 42British Columbia .. 133 6Total .. 32,911 11,732

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   EMPLOYMENT OF WOMEN IN WAR CHEMICAL PLANTS
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CANADIAN ARMY-GRANTS AND ALLOWANCES ON DISCHARGE

NAT

Mr. IIAZEN:

National Government

1. What clothing allowance is paid to officers of the Canadian army on discharge?

2. What rehabilitation grant is made to officers of the permanent force?

3. Are such grants in addition to the pension of such officers of the permanent force?

4. What rehabilitation grant is made to the officers of the Canadian army who are honourably discharged as being over age?

5. What rehabilitation grant is made to the officers of the Canadian army who are honourably discharged on grounds of medical unfitness?

G. What rehabilitation grant is paid to such officers who are honourably discharged for any other reason?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   CANADIAN ARMY-GRANTS AND ALLOWANCES ON DISCHARGE
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LIB

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

Liberal

1. None, except those officers of the force who have been cashiered or dismissed from the service and who are entirely without funds, and who have no balance of pay standing to their credit which may be used for the purpose of purchasing civilian clothing, who may, on the specific authority of the district officer commanding, be given a grant of $65 for such purpose.

2. Thirty days' pay of rank or appointment and one month's dependents' allowance, provided they have completed 183 days continuous service. Dependents' allowance is paid to the dependent of the officer concerned.

3. Yes.

4. 5 and 6. See answer to 2 above.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   CANADIAN ARMY-GRANTS AND ALLOWANCES ON DISCHARGE
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UNEMPLOYMENT

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Leslie Gordon Bell

Mr. COLD WELL:

What was the total number of persons registered as seeking employment under the selective service, but not actually placed in employment, as of April 1, 1944, (a) in Canada; (b) by provinces?

Questions

Total applicants referred to jobs Net registrations in process of placement Requests for employees in process of being filledMarch 30,1944 March 30,1944 March 30,194491 128 199802 1,296 5,956850 752 3,71312,220 13,517 42,41010,290 9,135 64,162935 2,678 5,879445 1,399 3,389982 2,261 5,1172,982 4,531 11,65729,597 35,697 142,482

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   UNEMPLOYMENT
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LIB

Humphrey Mitchell (Minister of Labour)

Liberal

Mr. MITCHELL:

Number of persons registered as seeking employment at employment and selective service offices but not actually placed in employment March 30,1944

Prince Edward Island 219

Nova Scotia 2,098

New Brunswick 1,602

Quebec 25,737

Ontario 19,425

Manitoba 3,613

Saskatchewan 1,844

Alberta 3,243

British Columbia .... 7,513

Total 65,294

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   UNEMPLOYMENT
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PATROL CRAFT-PALMER AND WILLIAMS, SUMMERSIDE

NAT

Mr. FRASER (Peterborough West):

National Government

1. Has the firm of Palmer and Williams Limited, of Summerside, P.E.I., a contract for the construction of .patrol craft for the government ?

2. If so, how many of these patrol craft were turned out iby the Palmer and Williams company during the years 1941, 1942, and 1943?

3. What is the amount which was paid for each of the said patrol craft so constructed?

4. What was the nature of the contract with the Palmer and Williams company; was it, (a) a contract by competitive bid; (b) a cost-plus contract?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   PATROL CRAFT-PALMER AND WILLIAMS, SUMMERSIDE
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LIB

Mr. HOWE: (Minister of Munitions and Supply)

Liberal

1. Yes.

2. 1941, none; 1942, partial work on nine iraft transferred from E. A. Chappell; 1943, ten.

3. The prices paid to Palmer and Williams Limited for the completion of the nine craft transferred from E. A. Chappell varied in accordance with the amount of work which remained to be done on each craft. They were as follows (sales tax extra): one at $1,700; one at SI,750; two at SI,755; one at $4,450; four at S4,625. The prices paid to Palmer and Williams Limited for complete work on an additional ten patrol craft were as follows (sales tax included): seven at $8,000 each; three at 89,450 each.

4. None of the contracts were cost-plus. Two were let on a competitive basis and four were negotiated.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   PATROL CRAFT-PALMER AND WILLIAMS, SUMMERSIDE
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CANADIAN FORCES-ENLISTMENT OF ALIENS

IND

Mr. ROY:

Independent

1. In what Canadian regiments and units have United Kingdom subjects who were not nationals of Canada, and aliens in general, enlisted?

2. What are the figures for each regiment and unit?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   CANADIAN FORCES-ENLISTMENT OF ALIENS
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LIB

William Chisholm Macdonald (Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of National Defence)

Liberal

Mr. MACDONALD (Halifax):

This information is not available. It is only recently that attestation papers called for answers which would furnish any part of this information.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   CANADIAN FORCES-ENLISTMENT OF ALIENS
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CANADLAN FORCES

IND

Mr. ROY:

Independent

1. How many subjects of the United Kingdom who were not Canadian nationals have enlisted in the three Canadian armed services, and how many in each service?

2. How many aliens of every origin have enlisted in the three Canadian armed services, and how many in each service?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   CANADLAN FORCES
Sub-subtopic:   ENLISTMENT OF ALIENS
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LIB

William Chisholm Macdonald (Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of National Defence)

Liberal

Mr. MACDONALD (Halifax):

So far as the army is concerned, this information is not available.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   CANADLAN FORCES
Sub-subtopic:   ENLISTMENT OF ALIENS
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QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS

IMMIGRANT REFUGEES

LIB

Mr. RAYMOND:

Liberal

1. Since the 10th day of December, 1943, how many persons were granted a -permit by the government under the provisions of order in council 9440 concerning the status of immigrant refugees?

2. Among the persons who obtained such permit, have any been employed by the dominion government or commissions or undertakings of said government since their arrival in this country, or are any employed at present by the dominion government or commissions or undertakings of said government?

3. If so, (a) what number; (b) -what are their names; (c) what were or are their duties; (d) what amounts did they or do they receive?

Motions jor Papers

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   IMMIGRANT REFUGEES
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NATIONAL COUNCIL FOR CANADIAN-SOVIET FRIENDSHIP

May 8, 1944