December 10, 1945

CCF

Mr. McCULLOUGH (Assiniboia):

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

1. How many horses were purchased by the

dominion government for overseas shipment within the last six months at the following points in Saskatchewan: Wawota, Kennedy,

Walpole, Maryfield, Langbank, Yanduna?

2. From whom were they purchased and at what price in each case?

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LIB

James Garfield Gardiner (Minister of Agriculture)

Liberal

Mr. GARDINER:

I have discussed this question with the hon. member for Assiniboia and he agrees that the last part of question 2, namely the words "and at what price in each case" should be dropped. With that exception I am now answering the question.

1. (a) 36, (b) 37. (c) 18, (d) 18. (e) 37, (f) 36. '

2. (a) J. E. N. Jaeklin, 3; Art. Preston, 3; J. H. Garratt, 2; Robt, A. Preston, 3; F. L. Dennis, 1; W. L. Dennis, 2; W. C. Colborn, 1; C. Q. Husband, 1; D. A. Walker, 3; L. J. Swanson, 1; Nelson Currie, 1; Walter

Questions

Cudmore, 2; L. Haldenby, 1; Thos. Boyd, 1; H. C. Taylor, 1; E. T. Rawbone, 1; J. E. Bonar, 1; Henry Hamilton, 1; J. M. Heasman, 1; J. Richards, 1; H. C. Choquette, 3; G. C. Choquette, 2.

(b) R. Robertson, 1; Thos. Slykhuis, 1; R. R. Warner, 3; S. C. Cummins, 1; W. G. Cummins, 1; W. D. Warner, 4; Rene Istace, 4; Alex Shoemaker Jr., 2; E. Blaise, 6; Art. Smyth, 1; Vic Dumonceaux, 1; Frank Wilton, 1; Thos. Wilton, 1; David Blackwood, 1; J. E. Cowan, 3; R. H. Smith, 2; Steve Varjassy, 1; Geo. Bergland, 2; M. Ohomey, 1;

(c) N. C. McConnachie, 1; Donald Faulkner, 1; Spence Bros., 1; William Spence, 2; Ross Price, 2; Charles Olson, 3; K. Buehter, 3; Henry Shire, 1; Henry Cote, 1; Fred J. Boehmer, 3;

(d) E. B. Johnson, 18;

(e) John Colson, 1; A. Palendat, 2; Ken Cuddington, 2; Geo. Dodd, 2; R. B. Cairns, 1; Geo. Bergland, 3; F. Beauchesne, 1; A. Bourhis, 2; Albert Jensen, 4; John'Cloarec, 1; Harvey Potter, 1; Harry Gunter, 3; Thomas Duke Jr., 1; A. J. Heal, 3; Louie Bergland, 1; E. Blaise, 1; C. Cumming, 1; S. Cumming, 2; Gladys Wees, 1; Roy L. Fisk, 1; Ervin Johnston, 1; James Johnston, 1; J. E. Cowan, 1;

(f) J. McMillan, 3; A. J. Moore, 1; Lloyd Hodgins, 1; D. Clark, 2; Alex Jacques, 1; B. Coffey, 2; J. A. Gibson, 1; F. Lamontagne,

1; Alex Gove, 1; R. J. Loiselle, 1; M. McLean, 1; Geo. McDougall, 2; Fred Flarnan, 1; Norman Flynn, 1; T. Johnston, 1; N. R. McRae, 1; J. A. Towill, 1; J. W. Stutt, 1; T. Boyd, 13.

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LIB

James Horace King (Speaker of the Senate)

Liberal

Mr. SPEAKER:

Answered; the latter part of question 2 dropped.

ELDORADO* MINING AND REFINING COMPANY

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PC

Mr. STEPHENSON:

Progressive Conservative

1. 'Since the dominion government took over the Eldorado Mining and Refining Company at Port Hope, has there been any reorganization in the financial set-up of the company?

2. If so, has the new company issued any stock ?

3. At what price was it issued and to whom?

4. Was any sold to the general public?

5. Will this company continue to produce uranium for atomic bombs?

6. Who is the manager of the Port Hope plant ?

7. How many were employed at Eldorado plant in Port Hope during the months of September, November, December, 1944?

8. How many are now employed at this plant?

9. What is the intention of the government with regard to this plant?

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LIB

Mr. HOWE: (Minister of Reconstruction; Minister of Munitions and Supply)

Liberal

1. Aes. By P.C. 535 of 27th January, 1944, all the issued shares of Eldorado Mining and Refining, Limited, were expropriated by the dominion government. By subsequent proceedings taken pursuant to this order in council, this company was converted into a corporation without share, capital and the assets became subject to the direct control of the dominion government. By P.C. 8256 of the 27th October, 1944, authority was given for the incorporation of a new company to be known as Eldorado Mining and Refining (1044) Limited, and the transfer to it of all the assets of the old company in consideration of the issue of shares of the new company to the amount of the net value of these assets.

2. Yes.

3. The new company has been duly incorporated under The Companies Act 1934 and has authorized the issue to the Minister of Munitions and Supply in trust for the Dominion government of 40,000 of its no par value shares, including the directors' qualifying shares, in consideration of the net value of the assets of the old company.

4. No.

5. This is a matter of government policy.

6. A. H. Ross, effective December 1, 1945; formerly M. Pochon.

7. September, 1944 - 211November, 1944 - 219December, 1944 - 2318. 155.9. This is a matter of government policy.

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WARTIME HOUSING-ALMAVILLE-EN-HAUT

BPC

Mr. HAMEL:

Bloc populaire canadien

1. Have any houses been built at Almaville-eii-haut, county of St. Maurice-Lafleche by wartime housing?

2. If so (a) what was the average cost per unit of such houses; (b) what is the monthly rent collected?

3. What are -the names and addresses of

persons collecting such rents and in charge of maintenance; when were they appointed; on whose recommendation and what salary is paid?

4. When will such houses be put up for sale-and by what method?

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LIB

Mr. McILRAITH: (Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Reconstruction)

Liberal

1. Yes, ten.

2. (a) $5,215.44; (b) $30.00.

3. Mr. E. H. Desmarais was part-time administrator at Cap de la Madeleine and when ALmaviie was built he assumed responsibility for that project, so no appointment was necessary. Appointed August 6th,

Questions

1942. Remuneration $154.12 per month for both Cap de la Madeleine and Al-maville which includes the provision of office accommodation and stenographic service.

Henri Lapointe is employed as maintenance man at Both Cap de la Madeleine and Lac a La Tortue (Ahnaville). Appointed July 16, 1945 on recommendation of the administrator. Weekly salary $33.60 for both projects.

4. The present policy is to retain these houses in the low-rental field.

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RECONSTRUCTION ADVISORY BOARDS

CCF

Mr. STEWART (Winnipeg North):

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

1. How many advisory boards for reconstruction have been set up across Canada?

2. Who are the representatives on each board?

3. How many on each board represent labour,

and who are they? .

4. Are any labour representatives affiliated

with the Trades and Labour Congress or the Canadian Congress of Labour? If so, who are they? .

5. To which unions do the labour representatives belong?

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LIB

Mr. McILRAITH: (Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Reconstruction)

Liberal

1. Twelve.

2. Reconstruction Labour Committee-J. W. Bruce, Labour Congress; P. Conroy, Canadian Congress of Labour; A. Charpentier, Canadian and Catholic Federation of Labour; A. T. Kelly, Railroad Transportation Brotherhood; H. Carl Goldenberg.

Regional Councils-

British Columbia-R. O. Campney, Dr. Norman D. McKenzie, Dr. Howard T. James, J. W. McCarter, Col. H. S. Tobin, Robert J. Filberg; Horace W. Mackey, Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers.

Alberta-Marshall M. Porter, Harold Long, Mervyn A. Dutton, Paul Famalls, E. T. Love, E. W. Brunsden, J. H. Sissons; Alfred Farmilo -Alberta Federation of Labour.

Saskatchewan-William Jeffrey, F. C. Cron-kite, P. C. Colquhoun, W. C. Wood, Wm. Walker; A. Mayer, United Association' of Journeymen, Plumbers and Steam Fitters; Aden Bowman, C. M. Willoughby.

Manitoba-W. H. Carter, H. B. Lyall, D. G. McKenzie, Percy' Beach all, John Spalding, John Dryborough, J. L. McBridge, 1037 and 436 International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers; Neal Brown, G. F. Jonasson, C. C. Miller, R. A. Pyne.

Northern Ontario-John A. MePhail, E. A. Collins, Wm. Plaunt, Wm. A. Thompson, John McVey, John H. McDonald, E. C. Popham, R. E. Dye; Wm. Mahoney, C.I.O.; Leo H. Timmins, Lynn Hollingsworth, Geo. W. McLeod, D. A. Clark, John Kilpatrick, I. N. L. Hill.

Industrial Ontario-Lt.-Col. W. E. Phillips, Allan E. Arscott, Senator G. Peter Campbell, G. A. Dobbie, Luther F. Winch ell, Ray Lawson, Dr. Thomas H. Hogg, J. Y. Murdock, Gordon C. Leitch, J. C. McFarlane; John Buckley, Federation of Labour; W. C. Good, A. 0. Thormahlen.

Quebec-Montreal Area-Wilfrid Gagnon, Hugh Crombie, Col. A. A. Munster, F. W. Collins, Hector Authier, C. N. Moisan, J. E. Gibault, John B. Challies, Hemy C. Bois, J. Ernest Cadieux, G. A. Gagnon, John T. Thompson, United Steel Workers of America.

Quebec-Quebec Area-J. A. Towner, Hector Cimon, Major Herve Baribeau, Maurice Samson, Gerard Picard, Federation des Travailleurs Catholiques du Canada.

New Brunswick-N. A. Hesler, T. G. Heath-erington, P. G. Carlin, Canadian Brotherhood of Railway Employees; Liguori Doucet, Industrial Pulp, Sulphate and Paper Mill Employees; Mrs. Muriel Ferguson, J. Hickman, R. G. Loughlin, A. D. Taylor, C. N. Wilson.

Nova Scotia-A. Murray MacKay, W. Victor Ay 1 ward, Elmer Bragg; D. W. Morrison, United Mine Workers; Norman T. Avard, G. D. McDougall, W. H. C. Schwartz, Allen Ferguson, John H. LeBlanc, C. J. Morrow, 0. F. MacKenzie, Donald F. Maclsaac, W. S. Wilson.

Prince Edward Island-Peter G. Clark, Lucas R. Allen, J. W. Boulter, N. W. Lowther, C. P. McCarthy, J. A. MacDonald, Murdoch MacLeod, Edwin Reid, Austin A. Scales, John A. Webster; James J. Trainor, Federation of Agriculture.

3. Answered by No. 2.

4. Answered by No. 2.

5. Answered by No. 2.

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SERVICE PERSONNEL-RAILWAY FARES


Mr, LENNARD: 1. Have any steps been taken to remove the reduced railway rate privileges now enjoyed by personnel of the armed services? 2. If so, upon what date will such change take place?


LIB

Hugues Lapointe (Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of National Defence)

Liberal

Mr. LAPOINTE:

No notification of cancellation of railway .privileges for service personnel has been received from any railway.

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WARTIME HOUSING-PROVINCE OP QUEBEC


Mr. GAGNON; 1. How many houses have been built by Wartime Housing Limited (a) at Aryida; (b) at Chicoutimi, Chicoutimi county, province of Quebec? 2. What was the total cost of each of such houses? Questions


LIB

Mr. McILRAITH: (Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Reconstruction)

Liberal

1. (a) 500. (b) 100.

2. (a) 150 Type H 1 and H 2 at $2,917.38 each; 350 Type H 11 and H 12 at $3,591.02 each, (b) 30 Type H 1 and H 2 at $3,350.23 each; 70 Type H 11 and H 12 at $4,070.02 each.

Note: The cost of each house includes sewer, water lines and all charges.

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WARTIME HOUSING-ARVIDA AND CHICOUTIMI, QUE.

IND

Mr. GAGNON:

Independent

1. Has Wartime Housing Limited moved houses that were built by said organization:

(a) at Arvida, Quebec; (b) Chicoutimi, Quebec; to other places in the province of Quebec, or elsewhere?

2. If so, what was the cost of (a) demolition;

(b) removal; (c) rebuilding?

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LIB

Mr. McILRAITH: (Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Reconstruction)

Liberal

1. (a) Yes. Sixty houses were moved to Ohalk River and 49 houses were moved to Montreal, (b) None.

2. Costs of demolition, removal and rebuilding have not yet been determined.

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December 10, 1945