October 10, 1945

PC

Winfield Chester Scott McLure

Progressive Conservative

Mr. McLURE:

What is the total number of Prince Edward Island veterans of this and the last war who are patients in hospitals in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, and other parts of Canada?

Topic:   HOSPITALIZATION OP P.E.I. WAR VETERANS
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LIB

Walter Adam Tucker (Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Veterans Affairs)

Liberal

Mr. TUCKER:

On being advised of the tremendous amount of work and expense entailed in obtaining an answer to this question, the hon. member who asked it was good enough to agree to have it dropped.

Question dropped.

Topic:   HOSPITALIZATION OP P.E.I. WAR VETERANS
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EMPIRE PREFERENCES

CCF

Wilbert Ross Thatcher

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

Mr. THATCHER:

Has the Canadian government received any recent request from the government of the United States, asking Canada to agree to the abolition of her empire preferential tariffs?

Mr. ST. LAURENT: No.

Topic:   EMPIRE PREFERENCES
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REPRESENTATIONS AS TO NEWFOUNDLAND BECOMING PROVINCE OF CANADA

CCF

Wilbert Ross Thatcher

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

Mr. THATCHER:

Has the administration received any representations during the past year, either from the British government or from Newfoundland indicating the willingness or desire of the latter, to join the Dominion of Canada as a tenth province?

Mr. ST. LAURENT: No.

Topic:   REPRESENTATIONS AS TO NEWFOUNDLAND BECOMING PROVINCE OF CANADA
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NATIONAL WAR SERVICES-POSTAL CENSORSHIP

PC

Mr. ROSS (St. Paul's):

Progressive Conservative

1. How many employees are on the staff of the postal censorship branch of the Department of National War Services?

2. Are any of the employees of this staff being sent to Germany?

3. If so, how many; what are their names, addresses, ages, racial origin; what languages can they speak, and are they to be maintained by the government of Canada?

4. What is the estimated cost to Canada, (a) for each employee; (b) total?

Topic:   NATIONAL WAR SERVICES-POSTAL CENSORSHIP
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LIB

Mr. McCANN: (Minister of National Revenue; Minister of National War Services)

Liberal

1. 45.

2. None.

3 and 4. Answered by No. 2.

Topic:   NATIONAL WAR SERVICES-POSTAL CENSORSHIP
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QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS

RAW CANE SUGAR

SC

Mr. BLACKMORE:

Social Credit

1. During each of the years 1940, 1941, 1942, 1943, 1944 and 1945 up to September 12: (a) bow many pounds of raw cane sugar did the sugar administration import into Canada; (b) what was the total purchase price in Canadian currency paid for this imported raw cane sugar by the sugar administration f.o.b. seaboard; (c) what was the average price per ewt. so paid?

2. In each of the years 1940, 1941, 1942, 1943, 1944 and 1945 up to September 12: (a) how many pounds of raw cane sugar did the sugar administration sell to the Canadian cane sugar refiners; (b) what was the total price paid by the Canadian cane sugar refiners to the sugar administration for that sugar f.o.b. at the seaboard in Canadian currency; (c) what was the average price per cwt. so paid?

Mr. BLACKMORE;

1. On the raw cane sugar which the Canadian sugar administration imported in the years 1940, 1941, 1942, 1943, 1944, and up to September 12, 1945, did the sugar administration make a profit or suffer a loss in each of the above mentioned years?

2. What was the amount of profit or loss in each of the years indicated?

3. What was the average profit or loss per 100 pounds in each of the above years?

4. As a result of such purchases and sales of raw cane sugar by the sugar administration of Canada, how much money has been accumulated in the sugar stabilization fund over the operations of the whole period indicated?

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   RAW CANE SUGAR
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CANE AND BEET SUGAR

CCF

Mr. BRYCE:

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

1. What quantities and from which countries did Canada import its raw cane sugar supplies in 1939?

2. What was the cost of same, f.o.b. seaboard in Canadian currency?

3. What was the value of Canada's exports to the countries which supplied Canada with raw sugar?

Questions as Orders for Returns

i. How many pounds of granulated white beet sugar is the full capacity of all six Canadian sugar beet factories?

5. What was the amount of Canada's beet sugar production in each year , from 1937 to 1944 inclusive ?

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   CANE AND BEET SUGAR
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CCF

Mr. BRYCE:

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

1. Is there any difference between the ceiling

price (wholesale) of cane sugar and beet sugar as allowed by the sugar administration m Canada? ,

2. Has the Canadian government at any time restricted by regulation or otherwise limited. beet sugar production in Canada?

3. What is the total amount paid into the price stabilization fund established by the sugar administrator, June, 1940, by the beet sugar industry?

4. Has the paying to the fund increased the cost of beet sugar to the consumer? If so, by how much?

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   CANE AND BEET SUGAR
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NATIONAL HOUSING ACT, 1944

PC

Mr. FLEMING:

Progressive Conservative

1. How many lending institutions have been approved under the National Housing Act, 1944, and what are they?

2. How many contracts have been entered into by the minister under part I of the act?

3. What is the total number of houses for which loans have been authorized under part I?

4. How many of such houses have been completed and are now occupied?

5. What is the total amount of the loans authorized under part I?

6. How many lending institutions have been

approved under section 8 of the act, and what are they? .

7. How many contracts have been entered into by the minister under part II of the act?

[DOT]8. What is the total number of rental housing projects for which loans have been authorized under part II?

9. How many of such rental housing projects are low-rental housing projects?

10. How many of such rental housing projects have been completed and are now occupied, and how many of them are low-rental housing projects?

11. What is the total amount of. the loans authorized under part II?

12. How many limited dividend corporations have been recognized by the minister as qualifying under the act to receive loans under section 9 of the act?

13. How many of such limited dividend housing corporations have received loans under part II?

14. How many life insurance^ companies have

invested funds pursuant to section 11, and what companies are they? ... ,

15. (a) To how many municipalities have grants been made pursuant to section 12; (b) t what are the individual amounts of such grants and what municipalities respectively have received them?

16. How many contracts have been entered into by the minister under part III?

17. (a) What is the total number of houses for which loans have been authorized under part III; (b) how many of such houses have been completed and are now occupied?

18. What is the total amount of the loans authorized under part III?

19. How many contracts have been entered into with manufacturers of plumbing or heating equipment or other component parts of houses, pursuant to section 15?

20. How many payments have been made under part IV, and what is the total thereof?

21. What regulations have been issued under part I?

22. What regulations have been issued under part II?

23. What regulations have been issued under part III?

24. What regulations have been issued under part IV?

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   NATIONAL HOUSING ACT, 1944
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LIB

Robert Wellington Mayhew (Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Finance)

Liberal

Mr. MAYHEW:

Return tabled.

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   NATIONAL HOUSING ACT, 1944
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ORDERS IN COUNCIL-BOARDS, COMMISSIONS AND CONTROLS


Mr. DiIEFENBAKER: 1. Have any orders in council been passed since the 8th of May, 1945, wherein, (a) recourse to the courts by a party aggrieved by decision of a board, commissioner or controller is specifically denied; (b) a commisisoner or investigating officer has the power in any proceeding to deny the right of a person appearing before same to be represented by counsel? 2. If so, give particulars?


October 10, 1945