December 10, 1945

CCF

Mr. McKAY:

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

1. What was the value of (a) furniture; (b) electrical appliances produced in Canada during the years 1943, 1944, 1945, as far as records

show ? '

2. What was the value of furniture and electrical appliances exported from Canada to (a) the United Kingdom; (b) other countries during each of the above-mentioned years?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   FURNITURE AND ELECTRICAL APPLIANCES
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LIB

Mr. MacKINNON: (Minister of Trade and Commerce)

Liberal

1. (a) Value of principal items of furniture

made in the manufacturing industries of Canada: 1943, $44,257,348; 1944, and 1945

not yet available, (b) Value of .principal items of electrical appliances made in the manufacturing industries of Canada: 1943,

$245,770,859; 1944 and 1945 not yet available.

2. (a) and (b):

$ 286,465

56,556

6,471,832

34,628,620

$ 50,400

355.167 276,953 182,248 31,344,012 40,356,482

Jan. 1 to Oct. 31, 1945

$ 142

372,926

197,283

34,567,047

22,340,349

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   FURNITURE AND ELECTRICAL APPLIANCES
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IMPORTS OF NON-FERROUS METALS AND THEIR PRODUCTS

PC

Harry Rutherford Jackman

Progressive Conservative

Mr. JACKMAN:

What is the value of non-ferrous metals and their products imported into Canada for the fiscal years ending March 31, 1941, 1942, 1943, 1944 and 1945?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   IMPORTS OF NON-FERROUS METALS AND THEIR PRODUCTS
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LIB

James Angus MacKinnon (Minister of Trade and Commerce)

Liberal

Mr. MacKINNON:

Canadian import values of non-ferrous metals and their products

during the calendar years 1941 to 1944 and period January 1 to October 31, 1945:

Calendar year 1941 $ 94,758,269

1942 82,415,670

1943 115,566,684

1944 106,650,546

Jan. 1 to Oct. 31, 1945 86,175,073

Statistical records are on a calendar year basis.

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Questions as Orders jor Returns

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   IMPORTS OF NON-FERROUS METALS AND THEIR PRODUCTS
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TRIALS OF AVAR CRIMINALS AT NUREMBERG

SC

Mr. HANSELL:

Social Credit

1. Is the government of Canada represented at the trials of war criminals now taking place at Nuremberg? If so, in what way and who is the representatitve?

2. Is the government provided with detailed transcripts of the proceedings of these trials?

3. Are electrical transcriptions Being made of these trials? If so, are they available to the Canadian government?

Mr. ST. LAURENT:

1. (a) No. (b) Answered by (a).

2. No.

3. (a) No information, (b) Answered by (a).

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   TRIALS OF AVAR CRIMINALS AT NUREMBERG
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PRISONERS OF WAR AND INTERNEES-PORT ARTHUR DISTRICT

LPP

Mr. ROSE:

Labour Progressive

1. How many German prisoners of war and Japanese internees are employed in lumber camps in the Port Arthur district?

2. What rate of wages is paid to these prisoners of war and internees for work in lumber camps?

3. What is the number of registered unemployed in the Port Arthur district?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   PRISONERS OF WAR AND INTERNEES-PORT ARTHUR DISTRICT
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LIB

Mr. MITCHELL: (Minister of Labour)

Liberal

1. There are 2,572 German prisoners of war employed in lumber camps in the Port Arthur district, and no Japanese internees.

2. The employer pays to the crown $2.50 per working day for the services of each prisoner of war, from which an amount of 50c per working day is credited to the account of the prisoner of war.

3. As of November 30, 1945, there were 727 males registered for employment. Of these 269 have been referred to jobs but the results are not yet known. There were additionally 283 women registered for employment, of whom 6 have been referred to jobs but results are not yet known. It should be mentioned that these people are not necessarily unemployed. They may be changing from one job to another.

All of the males who have registered for employment in Port Arthur and Fort William have been given an opportunity to take a job in lumber camps and those that have accepted the offer have been sent to the camps.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   PRISONERS OF WAR AND INTERNEES-PORT ARTHUR DISTRICT
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CALGARY ROLLING MILLS-EMPLOYMENT

SC

Charles Edward Johnston

Social Credit

Mr. JOHNSTON:

Is the government taking any action to insure the employment of the workmen employed at the Calgary Rolling Mills in view of the announced closing of this company's operation on January 15, 1945?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   CALGARY ROLLING MILLS-EMPLOYMENT
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LIB

Humphrey Mitchell (Minister of Labour)

Liberal

Mr. MITCHELL:

If the employees of the Calgary Rolling Mills are laid off, the national employment service will do everything possible to place these men in suitable employment.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   CALGARY ROLLING MILLS-EMPLOYMENT
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QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS

MULGRAVE-TRURO AND TRURO-OXFORD JUNCTION (C.N.) RAILWAY LINE

LIB

Mr. McCULLOCH (Pictou):

Liberal

1. What was the average tonnage per year transported over the Canadian National Railway lines between (a) Mulgrave and Truro, Nova Scotia; (b) Truro and Oxford Junction,

* Nova Scotia, prior to the outbreak of war in 1939?

2. What was the average tonnage per year transported over the Canadian National Railway lines between (a) Mulgrave and Truro, Nova Scotia; (b) Truro and Oxford Junction, Nova Scotia, during the period 1939 to 1944?

3. What estimated post-war expenditure will be made by the Canadian National Railways in reconstructing the line between Mulgrave and Truro, Nova Scotia?

family allowances

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   MULGRAVE-TRURO AND TRURO-OXFORD JUNCTION (C.N.) RAILWAY LINE
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PC

Mr. McMASTER:

Progressive Conservative

1. Have payments under the Family Allowance Act been made to any child-caring agencies; children's aid societies; public or voluntary welfare agencies; on behalf of any children under their supervision?

2. If so-to (a) what agencies in each province; (b) what number, of children in each province; (c) what aggregate of payments to each agency in each province up to October 31, 1945?

3. Have any conditions been attached to such payments? If so, what are they, and who is administering and requiring observance of such

conditions?

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   MULGRAVE-TRURO AND TRURO-OXFORD JUNCTION (C.N.) RAILWAY LINE
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EDIBLE REFUSE FROM MILITARY CAMPS

CCF

Mr. KNIGHT:

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

1. What is the general method of disposing of edible refuse from military camps?

2. What is done with such garbage at the camp at Dundurn, Saskatchewan?

3. Did the military authorities at this camp have a contract with one, Andrew Russell, for the disposal of garbage? If so, is it still in force?

4. Has such contract been terminated? If so, for what reason?

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   EDIBLE REFUSE FROM MILITARY CAMPS
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EASTEND, SASK., IRRIGATION PROJECT

December 10, 1945