May 8, 1944

IND

Mr. DORION:

Independent

1. What is the set-up of the "National Council for Canadian Soviet Friendship"?

2. Has this council been legally organized? If so, how, and when?

3. Is this council controlled by the government? If so, in what manner?

4. Has this council obtained from the government the authorization to import from U.S.S.R. soviet films, photographs of life in the U.S.S.R., posters being used in soviet factories, books and pamphlets about all aspects of life in the Soviet Union? If so, has it been authorized to deliver to Canadian labour unions these films, photographs, books, etc.?

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   NATIONAL COUNCIL FOR CANADIAN-SOVIET FRIENDSHIP
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HON. J. G. TAGGART

CCF

Alexander Malcolm Nicholson

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

Mr. NICHOLSON:

What has been the total amount paid to Honourable J. G. Taggart by the federal government since the outbreak of war?

Topic:   HON. J. G. TAGGART
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LABOUR CONDITIONS-FIXING OF SALARIES OR WAGE RATES FOLLOWING DISPUTES OR STRIKES

LIB

Mr. RAYMOND:

Liberal

1. Since December 16, 1940, has the government passed orders in council fixing salary rates in specified industries or concerning specified classes of workers following industrial disputes or strikes?

2. If so, (a) how many; (ib) on what date was each of such orders in council passed; (c) what industries and classes of workers were affected by such orders in council?

Topic:   LABOUR CONDITIONS-FIXING OF SALARIES OR WAGE RATES FOLLOWING DISPUTES OR STRIKES
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LIB

Humphrey Mitchell (Minister of Labour)

Liberal

Mr. MITCHELL:

Return tabled.

Topic:   LABOUR CONDITIONS-FIXING OF SALARIES OR WAGE RATES FOLLOWING DISPUTES OR STRIKES
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MOTIONS FOR PAPERS


MOBILIZATION ACT-DIVISION "e", MONTREAL


IND

Liguori Lacombe

Independent Liberal

Mr. LACOMBE:

For a copy of all telegrams, correspondence and other documents exchanged between all persons and the registrar for division "E", Montreal, since the first day of August, 1940, as to persons in the county of Laval-Two Mountains called under the mobilization act.

Topic:   MOTIONS FOR PAPERS
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LIB

Humphrey Mitchell (Minister of Labour)

Liberal

Mr. MITCHELL:

I would ask that this motion be dropped, because it is not possible to supply the material asked. The files of the registrar's office are noted in numerical sequence, and according to their call-up number. There is no grouping or recording by electoral districts. However, if the hon. member wishes information respecting any particular case I shall be glad to make an effort to get such correspondence.

Topic:   MOTIONS FOR PAPERS
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IND
LIB

BARRIEFIELD MILITARY CAMP-BILINGUAL SECTION

LIB

Jean-François Pouliot

Liberal

Mr. POULIOT:

For a copy of all letters, memoranda and reports, (a) for the establishment, and (b) for the abolition of the bilingual section at A-21, C.O.C.T.C., Barriefield, since September, 1941.

Topic:   BARRIEFIELD MILITARY CAMP-BILINGUAL SECTION
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LIB

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

Liberal

Mr. MACDONALD (Halifax):

No recommendations have been made and no submissions received at National Defence headquarters for the establishment of a bilingual section at A-21, C.O.C.T.C. Barriefield.

Topic:   BARRIEFIELD MILITARY CAMP-BILINGUAL SECTION
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LIB
LIB

Jean-François Pouliot

Liberal

Mr. POULIOT:

Might I be allowed to amend the motion by substituting the words "a course in French" for the words "the bilingual section"?

Topic:   BARRIEFIELD MILITARY CAMP-BILINGUAL SECTION
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LIB

Thomas Vien (Speaker of the Senate)

Liberal

Mr. SPEAKER:

The motion can stand, and the hon. member can take it up with the parliamentary assistant.

Motion stands.

Topic:   BARRIEFIELD MILITARY CAMP-BILINGUAL SECTION
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PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICERS, ETC.

NAT

Thomas Langton Church

National Government

Mr. CHURCH:

For a return showing the total number of persons employed by each government department and all outside boards and control boards and government commissions in what is known as, (a) public relations officers; (ib) press agents; (c) liaison officers; the return to show the total number of such persons in, (i) civil work; (ii) war work, so engaged.

Topic:   PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICERS, ETC.
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May 8, 1944