December 17, 1945

PC

Mr. WHITE (Middlesex East):

Progressive Conservative

1. Was any land in the east part of the city of London, or in the riding of East Middlesex -acquired, bought or leased for the construction of Canadian Pacific Railway and -Canadian National Railway sidings, for the -purpose of storing of surplus or outdated w-a-r materials?

2. If so, what parcels of land -and from whom were they purchased?

3. What price was paid for each?

4. What was the total cost -to the government for land and construction?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   RAILWAY SIDINGS FOR STORAGE OF WAR MATERIALS
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LIB

Mr. MACKENZIE: (Minister of Veterans Affairs; Leader of the Government in the House of Commons; Liberal Party House Leader)

Liberal

1. No. Various properties were leased by the Canadian National and- Canadian Pacific Railways for storing Canadian government purchased -material, -an-d the railways were reimbursed by the Canadian government.

Questions

2 and 3. Answered by No. 1.

4. The cost to the Canadian government was as follows:

Rent of leased property, C.P.R., $975.42; C.N.R., $1,795.00; total, $2,770.42.

Construction, C.P.R., $25,722.84; C.N.R.,

$45,437.71; total, $71,160.55.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   RAILWAY SIDINGS FOR STORAGE OF WAR MATERIALS
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SECOND CANADIAN DIVISION-N.M.R.A. PERSONNEL

PC

Howard Charles Green

Progressive Conservative

Mr. GREEN:

What number and percentage of each unit of the Second Canadian Division returning to Canada were N.M.R.A. personnel?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   SECOND CANADIAN DIVISION-N.M.R.A. PERSONNEL
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LIB

Douglas Charles Abbott (Minister of National Defence; Minister of National Defence for Naval Services)

Liberal

Mr. ABBOTT:

Royal Canadian Artillery Total Percentage of NRMA(Field) NRMA to -total2 Cdn. Fd. Bty 6 6-745 Cdn. Fd. Bty 4 5-8813 Cdn. Fd. Bty 6 4-5114 Cdn. Fd. Bty 4 4-4919 Cdn. Fd. Bty 4 5-8821 Cdn. Fd. Bty 8 8-7926 Cdn. Fd. Bty 3 3-1628 Cdn. Fd. Bty 2 1-3373 Cdn. Fd. Bty 7 9-7292 Cdn. Fd. Bty 4 4-34Anti-Tank 18 Cdn. Anti-Tank Bty. 9 10-3420 Cdn. Anti-Tank Bty. Nil Nil23 Cdn. Anti-Tank Bty. 3 7-5Light Anti-Aircraft 16 Canadian Light AntiAircraft Battery 3 3-3317 Canadian Light AntiAircraft Battery 4 7-0138 Canadian Light AntiAircraft Battery 12 15-78Royal Canadian Engineers 2 Cdn. Fd. Coy 6 2-2611 Cdn. Fd. Cov 12 7-79Canadian Infantry Corps Essex Scottish Regiment 110 20-95Royal Rgt. of Canada... 99 18-23Royal Hamilton Light Infant-ry 85 18-39Royal Highlanders of Canada 47 10-65Calgary Highlanders .... 170 36-48Rgt. de Maisonneuve . . 147 31-61Camerons of Canada ... 120 25-64South Saskatchewan Rgt. 202 36-52Fusiliers Mount Royal .. 131 23-18Toronto Scottish (MG) 44 10-948 Cdn. Reconnaissance .. 24 10-38

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   SECOND CANADIAN DIVISION-N.M.R.A. PERSONNEL
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PAMPHLET "CANADIAN AFFAIRS"

CCF

Mr. STEWART (Winnipeg North):

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

1. Has distribution of the pamphlet "Canadian Affairs" been withdrawn from civilian groups and individuals?

2. If so, what reason is given for this step?

3. How many copies of "Canadian Affairs'' have been requested by civilian groups and individuals in the past three months?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   PAMPHLET "CANADIAN AFFAIRS"
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LIB

Mr. CLAXTON: (Minister of National Health and Welfare)

Liberal

1. Yes. A notice to this effect appeared in the issue of "Canadian Affairs" (Vol. 2 No. 16) dated October 1st, 1945.

2. P.C. 6300 of September 28, 1945, establishing the Canadian Information Service, authorized it "To provide means and facilities for distributing abroad information concerning Canada". Distribution of "Canadian Affairs" by the Canadian information service is only being made in Canada to civilian groups and individuals from the remaining stock of the former wartime information board. Distribution of current issues outside Canada is continuing.

3. Erom September 1 to December 11 the following quantities of "Canadian Affairs" have been supplied, on request, to civilian groups and individuals:

Inside Abroad Canada

Canadian Affairs. . . . 52,226 6,701

Affaires Canadiennes. . . 11,103 274

63,329 6,975

Most of this quantity has been supplied to Canadian groups and individuals who have wished to complete sets of the publication up to the time domestic distribution ceased or from groups wishing quantities of back numbers for winter study programmes.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   PAMPHLET "CANADIAN AFFAIRS"
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SOLDIER SETTLEMENT-MORTGAGE FORECLOSURES

SC

Mr. FAIR:

Social Credit

1. Under the Soldier Settlement Board legislation, how many mortgages were secured on land owned by veterans at the time they purchased land from the board?

2. Since the inception of the scheme to date, how many foreclosures on the above-mentioned mortgages took place?

3. What is the name and address of those settlers -against whom foreclosure proceedings were instituted -and who finally were dispossessed of their land?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   SOLDIER SETTLEMENT-MORTGAGE FORECLOSURES
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LIB

Ian Alistair Mackenzie (Minister of Veterans Affairs; Leader of the Government in the House of Commons; Liberal Party House Leader)

Liberal

Mr. MACKENZIE:

Answered by sessional paper 118B tabled on December 13, 1945.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   SOLDIER SETTLEMENT-MORTGAGE FORECLOSURES
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QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS

HOUSING-ADMINISTRATION CONVERSION PLAN

PC

Mr. LENNARD:

Progressive Conservative

1. Is the National Housing Administration Conversion plan being extended in Canada

2. If not, when did the extension cease, and

why? .

3. How many homes were converted in Canada under this plan to December 1, 1945?

4. How many in the area of Hamilton, Ontario ?

Questions as Orders for Returns

5. What has been the cost of conversion of such houses in the Hamilton area?

6. How many inspectors, janitors and other persons are or have been employed in connection with the operation of this plan in the Hamilton area?

7. Who are they, and what amount is being or has been paid to each of them in salary and expenses ?

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   HOUSING-ADMINISTRATION CONVERSION PLAN
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FORESTRY ROADS

PC

Mr. WHITE (Middlesex East):

Progressive Conservative

1. Did the federal government make contributions towards the construction costs of provincial projects for construction of forestry roads for any of the years 1936 to 1940 inclusive?

2. If so, what were the total contributions for each year in each province?

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   FORESTRY ROADS
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CRUMLIN, ONT., AIRPORT

PC

Mr. WHITE (Middlesex East):

Progressive Conservative

1. What lands were acquired for the extension of R.C.A.F. air port at Orumlin, Ontario, other than the then existing London air port?

2. From whom were they purchased?

3. What was the acreage?

4. What was the price paid for the land?

5. Were any of the former owners extended an option of repurchase when not required further by the government?

6. Has any of this property, hangars, or buildings thereon been declared surplus?

7. What will be the ultimate disposal of these properties and buildings?

8. What township or county roads were closed in the extension of this ah- port?

9. Was reimbursement made (a) to the town-ships_ of West Nissouri, London, or the county of Middlesex for closing of roads; (b) to private individuals for damage or inconvenience?

10. If so, to whom?

11. What amounts were paid to each?

12. What properties were purchased for right of way for new road from the third concession, London township to second concession, West Nissouri?

13. From whom were these properties purchased ?

14. What price was paid for each?

15. What was the total mileage of new road?

16. What was the total cost of construction?

17. Has the upkeep and maintenance of the new road been assumed by townships interested or by the county of Middlesex?

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   CRUMLIN, ONT., AIRPORT
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LIB

Paul Joseph James Martin (Secretary of State of Canada)

Liberal

Mr. MARTIN:

Return tabled.

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   CRUMLIN, ONT., AIRPORT
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ATOMIC ENERGY

December 17, 1945