May 15, 1946

PC

Mr. STEPHENSON:

Progressive Conservative

1. Who is the present administrator of motor vehicles and parts?

2. How long has he held the position of administrator?

3. What experience has he had in automobile business and what position did he hold before being appointed administrator?

4. What is his present remuneration?

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Subtopic:   ADMINISTRATOR OF MOTOR VEHICLES AND PARTS
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LIB

Mr. MAYHEW: (Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Finance)

Liberal

1. John R. Marwick.

2. Since April 1, 1946.

3. None. His deputy, however, has twenty years' experience in the automobile industry. Mr. Marwick is also administrator of wood products and office equipment. Upon the resignation on March 31 of the former administrator of motor vehicles and parts, Mr. E. T. Milne, Mr. Marwick assumed the additional duties of that position.

Before Mr. Marwick's appointment to the Wartime Prices and Trade Board in 1942, he was chief field investigator for the foreign exchange control board.

4. $6,000 per annum.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   ADMINISTRATOR OF MOTOR VEHICLES AND PARTS
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IMPORT OF SUGAR FROM JAMAICA

SC

Mr. BLACKMORE:

Social Credit

1. Are there any quantities of sugar in Jamaica which could be available for importation into Canada?

2. If so, is Canada taking steps to import such

sugar? .

3. If not, why not?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   IMPORT OF SUGAR FROM JAMAICA
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LIB

Mr. MAYHEW: (Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Finance)

Liberal

1. The exportable surplus of sugar produced in Jamaica as well as of all other British colonies and dominions has been purchased for

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joint account by the governments of the United Kingdom and Canada, and is allocated by agreement between the two governments.

2 and 3. Answered by No. 1.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   IMPORT OF SUGAR FROM JAMAICA
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CONSCIENTIOUS OBJECTORS

SC

Mr. BLACKMORE:

Social Credit

1. How many persons are at present being leld in Canada by reason of their having been jlassed as conscientious objectors?

2. In what places or camps of detention are ;hey being held?

3. How many of these are Jehovah's Witnesses?

4. Where are they being held?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   CONSCIENTIOUS OBJECTORS
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LIB

Mr. MITCHELL: (Minister of Labour)

Liberal

1. As of March 31, 1946, there were 126 not including men on leave whom it was necessary to confine to work camps, and who are held in these camps because of their refusal to carry out the regulations in respect to conscientious objectors. There were 10,740 in addition classed as conscientious objectors who are not confined to work camps.

Total number in each

2, Location of camps camp

Petawawa Forest experiment station, Chalk River, Ontario .. 26 Riding Mountain National Park,

Wasagaming, Manitoba 17

Jasper National Park, Jasper,

Alberta 8

Banff National Park, Banff,

Alberta 28

Kananaskis Forest experiment

station, Seebe, Alberta 16

Kootenay National Park, Field,

British Columbia 31

3. Approximately 550 classed as conscientious objectors in Canada are Jehovah's Witnesses, and of this number 126 are held in camps.

4. For the reason stated in answer to question No. 1, 424 Jehovah's Witnesses come under same regulations as other conscientious objectors.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   CONSCIENTIOUS OBJECTORS
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FARM LOAN BOARD-PRINCIPAL PAID AND OUTSTANDING

LIB

Mr. WINKLER:

Liberal

1. By provinces, what is the total amount of principal repaid to the Canadian Farm Loan Board from its inception to the end of 1945?

2. By provinces, what is the total amount of principal outstanding at the end of 1945?

3. What percentage is this of the total amount loaned in the above period?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   FARM LOAN BOARD-PRINCIPAL PAID AND OUTSTANDING
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LIB

Mr. MAYHEW: (Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Finance)

Liberal

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   FARM LOAN BOARD-PRINCIPAL PAID AND OUTSTANDING
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PARIS EMBASSY-FRENCH LANGUAGE NEWSPAPERS FROM CANADA

BPC

René Hamel

Bloc populaire canadien

Mr. HAMEL:

What French language newspapers from Canada are on file at our embassy in Paris?

Mr. ST. LAURENT:

L'Action Catholique; Le Canada; Le Devoir; Le Jour; La Presse; Le Soleil.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   PARIS EMBASSY-FRENCH LANGUAGE NEWSPAPERS FROM CANADA
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SETTLEMENT OF SUDETEN GERMANS IN ALBERTA OR BRITISH COLUMBIA

PC

Mr. DIEFENBAKER:

Progressive Conservative

1. Are any negotiations going on between the immigration authorities with regard to the admission into Canada, for settlement in Alberta or British Columbia, of Sudeten Germans from Czechoslovakia?

2. If so, what are the plans, and how many are to be admitted?

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Subtopic:   SETTLEMENT OF SUDETEN GERMANS IN ALBERTA OR BRITISH COLUMBIA
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LIB

Mr. GLEN: (Minister of Mines and Resources)

Liberal

1. No.

2. Answered by No. 1.

Questions

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Subtopic:   SETTLEMENT OF SUDETEN GERMANS IN ALBERTA OR BRITISH COLUMBIA
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GRAIN AND GRAIN TRADE

CCF

Mrs. STRUM:

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

1. What was the net production of grains (a) wheat; (b) oats; (c) barley; (d) rye. during the crop year 1944-45?

2. How much was fed on the farms to live stock ?

3. How much was purchased by farmers for feeding purposes?

4. How much was used for malting?

5. How much was used for any other industrial purpose?

6. -How much was exported for feeding purposes ?

7. How much was exported for purposes other than feeding?

Mr. MacKINNON;

1. Production according to Dominion Bureau of

Statistics final estimate January 22, 1946..

2. Fed on farms where grown (estimated)

3. Purchased for feed (through freight assistance

scheme)

4. Malting and brewing

5. Other industrial purposes

6 and 7. Total exports1

Wheat Oats Barley Rye(a) (b) ([DOT]c) (d)- bushels - 416,635,000 499,643,000 194,712,000 8,526,00049,926,000 336.900,000 120,S00,000 6,181,00026,028,642 42,679,302 30,568,844 18,8548,591,659 7,657,559 411,015342.945.5152 85,797,9403 39,406,518 6,187,5831 No detailed information available on use to which exported grams are put in the countries of destination.2 Includes exports of wheat flour in terms of wheat.3 Includes exports of oatmeal and rolled oats in terms of oats.

All figures based on 1944-45 crop year.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   GRAIN AND GRAIN TRADE
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WARTIME PRICES AND TRADE BOARD- BRITISH COLUMBIA

LIB

Mr. SINCLAIR (Vancouver North):

Liberal

1. Who is the head of the Wartime Prices and Trade Board in British Columbia?

2. How old is he?

3. Is he a veteran?

4. If not. wdien will he be replaced by a veteran, in accord with government policy?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   WARTIME PRICES AND TRADE BOARD- BRITISH COLUMBIA
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May 15, 1946