July 24, 1944

UNITY

Mrs. NIELSEN:

Unity

1. Is Mr. George Morrison employed as personnel manager at the Victory Aircraft .plant at Malton, Ontario?

2. If so, did the management of this plant recently grant Mr. Morrison a two months leave of absence?

3. Did the granting of this leave of absence include the provision that Mr. Morrison should receive full or part wages during such two months leave of absence?

4. Was Mr. Morrison permitted by the management of the Victory Aircraft plant to spend such leave of absence, wholly or in part, in political organization?

5. If so, in the interests of which political party?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   VICTORY AIRCRAFT LIMITED-GEORGE MORRISON
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LIB

Mr. McLARTY: (Secretary of State of Canada)

Liberal

1. Mr. George Morrison is personnel officer of Victory Aircraft Limited.

2. No. Mr. Morrison recently spent two weeks (including travelling) in western Canada on company business visiting the commonwealth air training schools that are being closed, for the -purpose of securing skilled help for Victory Aircraft Limited. His itinerary took him to Edmonton, Regina, Calgary and Winnipeg during the period June 30 to July 16, 1944. He secured approximately 100 skilled mechanics and1 fitters from the schools that are closing.

3. Answered by No. 2.

4. No.

5. Answered by No. 4.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   VICTORY AIRCRAFT LIMITED-GEORGE MORRISON
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SELECTIVE SERVICE-PROSECUTIONS

NAT

Mr. CHURCH:

National Government

1. How -many persons, by provinces, have been prosecuted for breaches of the National Selective Service Act for failure to take jobs to which they have been assigned?

2. How many have been fined and imprisoned, by provinces?

3. On what principle are persons of the ages of 16, 17, 18 and 19 convicted, and is there uniformity of fines in each province of Canada?

4. Is any test made of the fitness of those assigned -to heavy manual labour as to whether they are physically fit for such heavy work and able to perform the task assigned?

5. Do the courts look into the fitness of convicted persons ?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   SELECTIVE SERVICE-PROSECUTIONS
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LIB

QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS

HOUSING-TORONTO

NAT

Mr. CHURCH:

National Government

1. What has been done .by the government, since May last, to aid house building in the city of Toronto for, (a) soldiers' families; (b) civilians?

2. What steps are being taken at the present time to relieve the very serious housing shortage in Toronto?

3. Has the corporation of the city of Toronto, since May last, been requested not to ask for labour and building materials to aid house building?

4. If so, by what official or -officials?

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   HOUSING-TORONTO
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DOMINION-PROVINCIAL CONFERENCES

PC

Mr. DIEFENBAKER:

Progressive Conservative

1. How many conferences have been held since 1939 between the dominion and provincial governments, or between departments of the same?

2. What were the dates of each of said conferences, and the subjects of discussion and negotiation ?

3. What agreements have been entered into as a result of -these conferences, and what legislation has been introduced in parliament or executive action has followed therefrom?

Motions jor Papers

4. Have all such conferences and agreements entered into as a result been reported and the proceedings thereof published?

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   DOMINION-PROVINCIAL CONFERENCES
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JAPANESE NATIONALS-NOBORU YAMAMOTO

LIB

Mr. REID:

Liberal

1. Was one Noboru Yamamoto, a 21-year-old Canadian-born Japanese,, charged with refusing to obey an order of selective service officials and sentenced to a fine of $100 and costs or in default four months in jail?

2. Did the said Yamamoto communicate with or write to the honourable Minister of Labour or to any of his officials on the matter?

3. What were the reasons given by Noboru Yamamoto for refusing to obey the order of selective board officials?

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   JAPANESE NATIONALS-NOBORU YAMAMOTO
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MOUNTED POLICE-PERSONNEL, CANADIAN AND BRITISH BORN

LIB

Mr. WINKLER:

Liberal

1. How many full-time men and women are there in the Royal Canadian Mounted Police?

2. Of these, how many are, (a) Canadian born; (b) native of the British isles?

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   MOUNTED POLICE-PERSONNEL, CANADIAN AND BRITISH BORN
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OLD AGE PENSIONS

LIB

Mr. WINKLER:

Liberal

1. By provinces, and by years since 1928, how many have received old age pension?

2. _By years, what was the total amount paid by the federal government?

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   OLD AGE PENSIONS
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MOTIONS FOR PAPERS

ILE HAUTE, N.S., LIGHTHOUSE KEEPER

NAT

Percy Chapman Black

National Government

Mr. BLACK (Cumberland):

For a copy of all correspondence, reports, ratings, telegrams, notices and other documents, in the possession of the Department of Transport and the civil service commission, in connection with the competition for the position of lighthouse keeper at lie Haute, Nova Scotia, since 1941, and the appointment, if any.

Topic:   MOTIONS FOR PAPERS
Subtopic:   ILE HAUTE, N.S., LIGHTHOUSE KEEPER
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JAPANESE NATIONALS-NORBORU YAMAMOTO

July 24, 1944