November 13, 1945

REPORTS OF COMMITTEES


Fourth report of standing committee on railways and shipping owned, operated and controlled by the government.-Mr. Mutch. First report of special committee on war expenditures and economies.-Mr. Isnor.


POSTAL SERVICE

CONDITIONS RESPECTING MAILING OF PARCELS TO ENGLAND

LIB

Ernest Bertrand (Postmaster General)

Liberal

Hon. ERNEST BERTRAND (Postmaster General):

Mr. Speaker, I should like to

tell the house that the postal authorities in England have agreed to receive parcels of eleven pounds.

Topic:   POSTAL SERVICE
Subtopic:   CONDITIONS RESPECTING MAILING OF PARCELS TO ENGLAND
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REPORTS AND PAPERS


Hon. J. J. MeCANN (Minister of National Revenue): Mr. Speaker, some time ago' a committee made up of Mr. R. V. Macauley Labour Conditions of the Bell Telephone company, Mr. John McLaren of the Sun Life Assurance company, and Mr. Wood of the taxation division of the Department of National Revenue, was appointed by order in council to survey the organization of the taxation division of the Department of National Revenue in regard1 to serving the public by an adequate number of district offices appropriately located. I now have pleasure in laying on the table that report, along with the appendix.


PROVISION FOR ALLOWANCE TO MEMBERS OF $2,000 PER TEAR FOR INCIDENTAL EXPENSES


Hon. J. L. ILSLEY (Minister of Finance) moved that the house go into committee at the next sitting to consider the following resolution: That it is expedient to present a measure to amend the Senate and House of Commons Act, to provide for payment of an allowance to each member of the House of Commons for expenses incidental to the discharge of his duties as a member of the House of Commons at the rate of two thousand dollars per year for the period when he is a member, and to provide further that such measure shall be deemed to have come into effect on the sixth day of September, one thousand nine hundred and forty-five. He said: His Excellency the Administrator, having been made acquainted with the subject matter of this resolution, recommends it to the consideration of the house. Motion agreed to.


CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS

PROVISION TO MEET CERTAIN EXPENDITURES AND GUARANTEE OF SECURITIES AND INDEBTEDNESS


Hon. J. L. ILSLEY (Minister of Finance) moved that the house go into committee at the next sitting to consider the following resolution: That it is expedient to bring in a measure to authorize the Canadian National Railway Company to issue securities not exceeding $8,800,000 in principle amount to provide the moneys necessary to meet capital expenditures made or capital indebtedness incurred during the calendar year 1945; to authorize the governor in council to guarantee the principal, interest and sinking funds of securities issued by the company for the purpose aforesaid; to authorize the making of temporary loans to the said company secured by such Securities and not exceeding $8,800,090 in principal amount to enable the said company to meet such expenditures and indebtedness; with authority to give financial aid and assistance to other companies of the said national system. He said: His Excellency the Administrator, having been made acquainted with the subject matter of this resolution, recommends it to the consideration of the house. Motion agreed to.


NINTH VICTORY LOAN

HIGH SALES PERCENTAGES IN LENNOX AND ADDINGTON AND PRINCE EDWARD COUNTY


On the orders of the day:


PC

George James Tustin

Progressive Conservative

Mr. G. J. TUSTIN (Prince Edward-Lennox):

Mr. Speaker, now that the ninth victory loan is over I should draw the attention of the Minister of Finance to the fact that Lennox and Addington-Lennox is included in my constituency-finished first out of 62 units in Ontarid, subscribing 202 per cent of their quota. Prince Edward county finished in third place, and there were precious few points between them.

Topic:   NINTH VICTORY LOAN
Subtopic:   HIGH SALES PERCENTAGES IN LENNOX AND ADDINGTON AND PRINCE EDWARD COUNTY
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LABOUR CONDITIONS

STRIKE AT FORD MOTOR PLANT, WINDSOR


On the orders of the day:


LIB

Humphrey Mitchell (Minister of Labour)

Liberal

Hon. HUMPHREY MITCHELL (Minister of Labour):

Mr. Speaker, since coming to the house I have received a wire from the Ford Motor Company of Canada extending the deadline from midnight last night in connection with the policy of arbitration to study the dispute existing at Windsor.

Outside of what I have had in the past, I have had no communication indicating the attitude of the employees.

Topic:   LABOUR CONDITIONS
Subtopic:   STRIKE AT FORD MOTOR PLANT, WINDSOR
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November 13, 1945