April 5, 1945

FISHERIES DEPARTMENT-OFFICES IN SYDNEY, N.S.

CCF

Mr. GILLIS:

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

1. Has the Department of Fisheries an office in Sydney, Nova Scotia?

2. If so, where is it located, giving street, address, and so on?

3. From whom is it rented?

4. What rental is paid per annum?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   FISHERIES DEPARTMENT-OFFICES IN SYDNEY, N.S.
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LIB

Mr. FOURNIER (Hull): (Minister of Public Works)

Liberal

1. Yes.

2. Three offices on second floor of Masonic building, 4 Dorchester street.

3. John MacNeil, K.C.

4. $498 per-annum.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   FISHERIES DEPARTMENT-OFFICES IN SYDNEY, N.S.
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ALASKA HIGHWAY-HAINES CUT-OFF

NAT

Mr. BLACK (Yukon):

National Government

1. Why was the road built by the United States from Haines, Alaska, to connect with the Alaska highway abandoned?

2. Will the government undertake opening and maintaining that road as a highway from tideivater into Yukon, or even thait portion of it within Canada connecting with Whitehorse, Yukon, for use in developing the valuable Canadian mineral deposits served by it?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   ALASKA HIGHWAY-HAINES CUT-OFF
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LIB

Mr. MACKENZIE KING: (Prime Minister; Secretary of State for External Affairs; President of the Privy Council)

Liberal

1. The government has received no notification from the United States government of any decision to abandon the road.

2. This is a matter requiring consideration by the government on which no statement can be made at present.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   ALASKA HIGHWAY-HAINES CUT-OFF
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NOVA SCOTIA AND PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND REGIMENT

NAT

Mr. BLACK (Cumberland):

National Government

1. What was the embarkation strength of the Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island regiment (North Novas) ?

2. How many reinforcements have been assigned to this regiment since it went overseas?

3. How many casualties have been reported in this regiment since embarkation?

4. How many have been casualties for two or more times?

5. How many have been reported as fatal casualties or missing?

6. How many have been reported as prisoners of war?

Questions

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   NOVA SCOTIA AND PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND REGIMENT
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LIB

Douglas Charles Abbott (Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of National Defence)

Liberal

Mr. ABBOTT:

I have already spoken, to the hon. member who asked this question. Most of the information asked for is considered to be such as it is not in the public interest or in the interest of security to give publicity; I may be able to give some of it privately. I therefore ask that the question be dropped.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   NOVA SCOTIA AND PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND REGIMENT
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LIB

Thomas Vien (Speaker of the Senate)

Liberal

Mr. SPEAKER:

Dropped.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   NOVA SCOTIA AND PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND REGIMENT
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CANOL PROJECT

NAT

Mr. BLACK (Yukon):

National Government

1. In view of the public announcement that the Canol project in Yukon and Northwest Territories will close down June 30, next, will the agreement between the governments of Canada land the United States of America be carried out, namely, that a valuation of the project he made and the government of Canada given a three months option to purchase it at the appraised value?

2. Will the government of Canada purchase the property and continue it in operation for the development of Yukon and northern British Columbia?

3. Has the government considered and discussed with the governments of the United States of America, of Alaska and of British Columbia the advisability of jointly operating the project for the development and benefit of Yukon, Alaska and northern British Columbia?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   CANOL PROJECT
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LIB

Mr. MACKENZIE KING: (Prime Minister; Secretary of State for External Affairs; President of the Privy Council)

Liberal

1. The agreement referred to between the Canadian and United States governments continues to be in effect.

2. This is a matter to which careful consideration will continue to be given by the government. No definite information can be given at present.

3. No such discussions have taken place although there have been general discussions with the United States government about the future of the project.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   CANOL PROJECT
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CANADIAN ARMED FORCES-DRUMMONDVILLE DISTURBANCES

BPC

Mr. CHOQUETTE:

Bloc populaire canadien

1. Has an investigation been made into the Drummondville incident which occurred on February 24 last?

2. Who made the investigation, and has a report been submitted to the Minister of Justice?

3. Has the Minister of Justice ordered an investigation?

4. Is it the intention of the Minister of Justice to give instructions to that effect?

5. Was Inspector Zaneth, of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, authorized to give advance information to certain newspapermen about the raid that was to take place at Drummondville on February 24 last?

6. If so, who authorized him?

7. Were proceedings taken against such inspector?

8. Is it the intention of the government to take such proceedings?

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9. What is the country of origin of Inspector Zaneth?

10. What is his racial origin?

11. When did he enter Canada?

12. Has he been naturalized? If so, on what

date ?

13. How long has he been a member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police?

14. Does Inspector Zaneth speak French and English fluently?

Mr. ST. LAURENT:

1. Y'es.

2. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police-Yes.

3. Answered by No. 2.

4. Answered by No. 2

5. No. He did not give any advance information.

6. Answered by No. 5.

7. Answered by No. 5.

8. Answered by No. 5.

9. Italy.

10. Italian.

11. In 1911.

12. Yes. 17th January, 1915.

13. Over 27 years.

14. Yes. '

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   CANADIAN ARMED FORCES-DRUMMONDVILLE DISTURBANCES
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VOTING OF WIVES OF ARMED FORCES

NAT

Heber Harold Hatfield

National Government

Mr. HATFIELD:

Will there be any provision in the election act to entitle the wives of members of the armed forces to vote who have not resided in Canada a full year previous to the date of the election ?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   VOTING OF WIVES OF ARMED FORCES
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LIB

Norman Alexander McLarty (Secretary of State of Canada)

Liberal

Mr. McLARTY:

No.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   VOTING OF WIVES OF ARMED FORCES
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WARTIME PRICES AND TRADE BOARD-PERMITS FOR MAKING OF DOUBLE-BREASTED COATS.

NAT

Mr. FRASER (Peterborough West):

National Government

1. Has the wartime prices and trade board or the controller of men's clothing issued any permits for the making of double-breasted coats?

2. If so, to whom were the permits issued?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   WARTIME PRICES AND TRADE BOARD-PERMITS FOR MAKING OF DOUBLE-BREASTED COATS.
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April 5, 1945