December 6, 1945

REPORTS OF COMMITTEES

PRIVATE BILLS-THIRD AND FINAL REPORT


Third and final report of standing committee on miscellaneous private bills.-Mr. Maybank.


PRINTING-FIRST REPORT


Mr. II. R. EMMERSON (Westmorland) presented the first report of the joint committee of both houses on the printing of parliament.


PC

Percy Chapman Black

Progressive Conservative

Mr. BLACK (Cumberland):

May I ask the hon. member if this means that the report on the Petitcodiac power development is not to be printed?

Topic:   PRINTING-FIRST REPORT
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LIB

James Allison Glen (Minister of Mines and Resources)

Liberal

Mr. GLEN:

Inquiries with regard to the cost are now being made from a private firm. We have not yet received the estimate, but we expect to have it shortly.

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QUESTIONS


(Questions answered orally are indicated by an asterisk.)


SWIFT CANADIAN COMPANY-MELVILLE EGG DRYING PLANT

CCF

Mr. BURTON:

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

1. Has the Swift Canadian Company erected an egg-drying plant at Melville, Saskatchewan?

2. If so, did they receive any assistance from the federal government towards the construction of this plant?

3. Are they receiving any assistance from the government by way of subsidy or otherwise in connection with this plant?

4. If so, in what amount?

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Subtopic:   SWIFT CANADIAN COMPANY-MELVILLE EGG DRYING PLANT
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LIB

Mr. GARDINER: (Minister of Agriculture)

Liberal

1. The Swift Canadian Company has erected an egg drying plant at Melville, Saskatchewan.

2. No direct financial assistance is granted by the federal government toward the construction of this plant. The same indirect assistance is allowed them by agreement as was granted other egg drying plants for processing eggs for the British Ministry of Food. This consists of a partial rebate of customs duties and the customary depreciation of 20 per cent on annual income.

3. No assistance is received from the government in the way of subsidy or otherwise in connection with this plant.

4. Answered by No. 3. [DOT]

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Subtopic:   SWIFT CANADIAN COMPANY-MELVILLE EGG DRYING PLANT
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INDIAN AFFAIRS-BRITISH COLUMBIA.

LPP

Mr. ROSE:

Labour Progressive

1. How many agents are employed by the Indian Affairs branch in British Columbia?

2. How many such agents are employed in each of the various districts of the province?

3. How much money was paid in salaries and wages to agents in various districts in the fiscal year ending March 31, 1945?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   INDIAN AFFAIRS-BRITISH COLUMBIA.
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LIB

Mr. GLEN: (Minister of Mines and Resources)

Liberal

1. Eighteen.

2. One at each of the following agencies: Babine, Bella Coola, Cowichan, Fort St. John, Kamloops, Kootenay, Kwawkewlth, Lytton, New Westminster, Nicola, Okanaga, Queen Charlotte, Skeena, Stikine,- Stuart Lake, Vancouver, West Coast, Williams Lake.

3. Salaries, cost of living bonus and allowances in cash, $45,309.33.

VETERANS* LAND ACT-SASKATCHEWAN

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   INDIAN AFFAIRS-BRITISH COLUMBIA.
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PC

Mr. DIEFENBAKER:

Progressive Conservative

1. Has any order been made by the administration of the Veterans' Land Act denying returned service men the right to settlement under the Act in certain rural municipalities in the province of Saskatchewan?

2. If so, what rural municipalities are in that category ?

3. Why was'the decision made in each case, and by whom?

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Subtopic:   INDIAN AFFAIRS-BRITISH COLUMBIA.
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LIB

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

Liberal

Mr. TUCKER:

There is no general order denying returned service men the right to settlement under the Veterans' Land Act in any area in Canada. The ground taken has been that the administration could not draw an arbitrary line around any particular community and forbid settlement therein. Any veteran who derives from a district-including the dry area of southern Saskatchewan-and wants to go back, and can satisfy the administration that his land establishment proposal is of a nature that promises some reasonable degree of success, is assured of full consideration being given to his application. But veterans whose experience has been in other parts of Canada are not encouraged to move into a

Questions As Orders for Returns

district with a hazardous record. This statement is the substance of evidence given by the director, the Veterans' Land Act, before the special committee on veterans affairs on November 22, pages 830 and 831.

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Subtopic:   INDIAN AFFAIRS-BRITISH COLUMBIA.
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QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS

GRADE SEPARATION FUND

PC

Thomas Langton Church

Progressive Conservative

Mr. CHURCH:

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1. How much money was expended annually during the war and to date in 1945 on account of the grade separation fund?

2. What amount was spent in each province and on what work?

3. What is the appropriation for the current year ?

4. Has the government yet recommended any additional expenditures after the war for reconstructing grade separation throughout Canada?

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Subtopic:   GRADE SEPARATION FUND
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December 6, 1945