October 1, 1945

PC

Mr. DIEFENRAKER:

Progressive Conservative

1. How many persons are, or were, employed by or connected with the wartime information board, (a) as of September 27, 1945; (b) as of 1st of January, 1945?

2. What was the total amount paid to the said officials or employees for salaries and expenses, (a) during the month of January, 1945; (b) during the month of August, 1945?

Topic:   WARTIME INFORMATION BOARD
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ORDERS IN COUNCIL

PC

John George Diefenbaker

Progressive Conservative

Mr. DIEFENBAKER:

How many orders in council have been passed, (a) between September 1. 1939, and May 8, 1945; (b) since May 8, 1945?

Topic:   ORDERS IN COUNCIL
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LUMBER EXPORTS

PC

Mr. FLEMING:

Progressive Conservative

1. What was the annual volume of Canada's exports of lumber of all kinds, by countries, from 1938 to 1945 inclusive, (a) by measurement; (b) by price?

2. What were the prices paid by the United Kingdom for Canadian lumber of all kinds in each of the said years?

3. Did the timber controller participate in the negotiation of the said prices?

4. Did the Department of Munitions and Supply or any other government department participate in the negotiation of the said prices?

5. Did the Minister of Munitions and Supply or any other government department approve the said prices?

Motions for Papers

Topic:   LUMBER EXPORTS
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FOREST PRODUCTS

CCF

Mr. WRIGHT:

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

1. What was the total production of forest products in Canada for 1939 to 1944 inclusive, under: (a) pulpwood; (b) ties, pit props, fuel w'ood; (c) lumber and lumber products; (d) any other items?

2. What were the total exports of forest products from Canada from 1939 to 1944 inclusive, under: (a) pulpwood; (b) ties, pit props, fuel w'ood; (c) lumber and lumber

products; (d) any other items?

3. What was the total production of forest

products by provinces for the years 1939 to 1944 inclusive, under: (a) pulpwood; (b) ties, pit props, fuel wood; (c) lumber and lumber

products; (d) any other items?

4. What was the total export of forest products by provinces for the years 1939 to 1944 inclusive, under: (a) pulpwood; (b) ties, pit props, fuel wood; (c) lumber and lumber

products; (d) any other items?

Topic:   FOREST PRODUCTS
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LIB

INCOME TAX-DIVISION AX OFFICES

PC

Mr. PEARKES:

Progressive Conservative

1. In what cities in Canada are divisional offices of the income tax department located?

2. What were the amounts collected through each office during the past fiscal year?

3. Has the minister received a request from the city of Victoria, British Columbia, that a divisional office be located in Victoria to meet the needs of the taxpayers on the southern portion of Vancouver island?

4. If so, what action is being taken by the government?

Topic:   INCOME TAX-DIVISION AX OFFICES
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LIB

James Joseph McCann (Minister of National Revenue; Minister of National War Services)

Liberal

Mr. McCANN:

Return tabled.

Topic:   INCOME TAX-DIVISION AX OFFICES
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MOTIONS FOR PAPERS

AMSTERDAM, SASK., POST OFFICE

CCF

Alexander Malcolm Nicholson

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

Mr. NICHOLSON:

For a copy of all letters, telegrams, reports and other documents in the possession of the Post Office Department, regarding complaints arising out of the administration of the post office at Amsterdam, Saskatchewan, since January 1, 1940.

Topic:   MOTIONS FOR PAPERS
Subtopic:   AMSTERDAM, SASK., POST OFFICE
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RED DEER WATER DIVERSION PROJECT

SC

Victor Quelch

Social Credit

Mr. QUELCH:

For a copy of any report or reports in the possession of any department of the government on the progress of the survey of the Red Deer diversion project, along with a statement showing (a) the estimated cost of completing this project; (b) when construction will be started; (c) the possibilities of power development.

Topic:   RED DEER WATER DIVERSION PROJECT
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LIB

James Garfield Gardiner (Minister of Agriculture)

Liberal

Mr. GARDINER:

I have no objection to

any information being brought down which is available, but any information that does exist is in the offices at Regina. It will be necessary for me to get the information from Regina in order to make it available. I am not sure that all the reports will be in shape so that they can be brought down immediately,

but whatever reports can be properly brought down will be brought down as well as any information based) upon them.

Topic:   RED DEER WATER DIVERSION PROJECT
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Motion agreed to.


LAST MOUNTAIN LAKE, SASK., WATER LEVELS

PC

John George Diefenbaker

Progressive Conservative

Mr. DIEFENBAKER:

For a copy of all correspondence, reports and surveys since 1935 in connection with measures that could be undertaken to elevate the level of Last Mountain lake in Saskatchewan, and/or the partial diversion of the waters of the South Saskatchewan river into the valley of the Qu'Appelle river.

Topic:   LAST MOUNTAIN LAKE, SASK., WATER LEVELS
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October 1, 1945