June 17, 1946

LIB

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

Liberal

Mr. TUCKER:

Mr. Speaker, the hon. member asking the question has indicated that he is interested in the answer only in so far as it affects the Department of Veterans Affairs. The answer has been prepared accordingly, and is as follows: [DOT]

1. Yes.

2. Vendors: W. Geo. Anderson; Theron

Cosby; Sanford Jamieson; B. Alaire; Donald E. Kingsbury; Charles James Symonds; Lome C. Sparham; W. L. Nicholson; Mrs. E. Mc-Gorman; Herbert Smith; J. W. Mann; Mrs. Elizabeth Goodbrand; Howard Bertrand.

3. Yes.

4. All but the first two properties referred to in the answer to part two have been disposed of to veterans in accordance with the provisions of the Veterans Land Act.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   PURCHASE OF PROPERTY IN WENTWORTH COUNTY
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INCOME TAX-FARMERS

CCF

Mr. CASTLEDEN:

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

1. How many farmers have filed income tax returns in each province in each of the years from 1930 to 1945?

2. How many farmers have been assessed income tax in each of the provinces for each of these years?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   INCOME TAX-FARMERS
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LIB

James Joseph McCann (Minister of National Revenue; Minister of National War Services)

Liberal

Mr. McCANN:

The information requested is contained in the following schedule. The record of the number of farmers' returns filed extends back only to 1937.

Questions

Number of Farmers Filing Income Tax Returns and Number Assessed with Tax by Provinces

and Fiscal Years

Number Filing Number Filing

Non- Non-

Assess- Assess- Number Assess- Assess- Numberable able Assessed able able AssessedProvince Returns Returns With Tax Returns Returns With Tax1944-45 Fiscal Year 1943-44 Fiscal YearPrince Edward Island ... 191 298 82 75 151 70Nova Scotia ... 222 147 83 133 161 25New Brunswick ... 37 66 44 74 155 41Quebec ... 93 707 251 370 950 129Ontario ... 4,544 24,352 4,000 4,029 12,956 1,234Manitoba ... 7,614 18,350 5,562 3,027 18,721 1.903Saskatchewan ... 10,113 22,759 3,465 8,015 9,809 2,450Alberta ... 3,792 6,259 1.316 2.811 4,260 1,060British Columbia ... 2,523 2,521 911 1,713 1,381 659Canada ... 29,129 75,459 15,714 20,247 48,544 7,5711942-43 Fiscal Year 1941-42 Fiscal YearPrince Edward Island ... 32 254 12 30 135 12Nova Scotia ... 116 123 17 49 91 0New Brunswick ... 24 165 11 40 112 (X)Quebec ... 128 318 72 180 193 49Ontario ... 2,204 5.004 7S4 1,818 3,728 239Manitoba ... 618 7.082 392 319 4.399 107Saskatchewan ... 2,299 5,585 1,544 2,088 9,872 666Alberta ... 1.424 2,540 497 1,681 3,056 275British Columbia ... 669 1,156 240 570 920 140Canada ... 7,514 22,227 3,569 6,775 22,506 1,4881940-41 Fiscal Year 1939-40 Fiscal YearPrince Edward Island ... 8 28 4 8 28 13Nova Scotia ... 31 74 13 21 76 29New Brunswick ... 5 71 (X) 4 53 (X)Quebec 90 18 31 87 33Ontario ... 596 2,916 569 514 2,056 671Manitoba ... 53 3,882 186 60 2.301 157Saskatchewan 7.329 437 77 1,256 123Alberta ... 666 1,729 575 545 1,446 644British Columbia ... 157 664 67 95 269 51Canada ... 2,135 16,783 1,869 1,355 7,572 1,7211938-39 Fiscal Year 1937-38 Fiscal YearPrince Edward Island ... 4 38 4 8 38 7Nova Scotia ... 17 135 19 27 142 22New Brunswick ... 3 51 (X) 9 46 (X)Quebec 82 6 28 67 12Ontario ... 590 2.530 540 378 1,771 382Manitoba ... 97 2.474 101 51 1,166 48Saskatchewan ... 47 791 103 132 2,134 180Alberta ... 399 1,433 474 238 1,229 285British Columbia ... 113 288 62 135 255 64Canada ... 1,311 7,822 1,309 1,006 6,848 1,000

Questions

Number Filing Number Filing

Non- Non-

Assess- Assess- Number Assess- Assess- Numberable able Assessed able able AssessedProvince Returns Returns With Tax Returns Returns With Tax1936-37 Fiscal Year 1935-36 Fiscal Year Prince Edward Island .. 3 29 5 6Nova Scotia .. 25 99 16 16New Brunswick ... 3 47 (X) (X)Quebec ... 22 66 11 Not 9Ontario .. 406 1,459 325 Available 259Manitoba .. 16 561 31 41Saskatchewan .. 126 1,406 142 96Alberta ... 287 1,138 344 220British Columbia ... 63 294 47 47Canada .. 951 5,099 921 620 4,776 694

Number Assessed With Tax

1934-35 1933-34 1932-33 1931-32 1930-31 1929-30Prince Edward Island ... 7 (X) 4 14 41 44Nova Scotia ... 7 5 5 7 35 8New Brunswick ... 4 (X) - 6 4 7Quebec ... (X) 8 8 15 31 34Ontario ... 191 130 113 161 183 223Manitoba ... 22 11 14 27 131 196Saskatchewan ... 38 29 32 144 994 1,304Alberta ... 124 63 42 227 803 764British Columbia ... 23 16 31 52 54 46Canada ... 416 262 249 653 2,276 2,626

(X) Less than 3 taxpayers, grouped to conceal identity.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   INCOME TAX-FARMERS
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GYPSUM PRODUCTS

CCF

Mr. KNOWLES: (Whip of the Co-operative Commonwealth Federation)

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

1. Has any government assistance been given to manufacturers of plaster board and/or products having a gypsum or lime base?

2. If so, is such assistance still being given?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   GYPSUM PRODUCTS
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LIB

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

Liberal

1. The wartime prices and trade board is contemplating assistance to manufacturers of plaster board and/or products having a gypsum or lime base but Commodity Prices Stabilization Corporation Ltd. has not yet been authorized to give assistance.

2. Answered by No. 1.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   GYPSUM PRODUCTS
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WARTIME PRICES AND TRADE BOARD-SUBSIDIES

PC

Robert Henry McGregor

Progressive Conservative

Mr. McGREGOR:

What amount of money to date, by provinces, has been paid as subsidy under the Wartime Prices and Trade Board?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   WARTIME PRICES AND TRADE BOARD-SUBSIDIES
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LIB

Robert Wellington Mayhew (Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Finance)

Liberal

Mr. MAYHEW:

Because Commodity Prices Stabilization Corporation Limited finds it administratively impossible to keep a breakdown by provinces of subsidies paid, this information is not available.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   WARTIME PRICES AND TRADE BOARD-SUBSIDIES
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WARTIME PRICES AND TRADE BOARD

PC

Mr. LOCKHART:

Progressive Conservative

1. How many people were employed by the

wartime prices and trade board at January 1, 1946? .

2. What was the monthly cost of the wartime prices and trade board for salaries, fees expenses. etc., at that date?

3. How many people were employed by the wartime prices and trade board at June 1, 1946?

4. What is the monthly cost of the wartime prices and trade board for salaries, fees, expenses, etc., at this date?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   WARTIME PRICES AND TRADE BOARD
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LIB

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

Liberal

1. 5,678.

2. Salaries, fees, expenses, etc., month of December, 1945, 8908,553.51.

3. 5,106.

4. Salaries, fees, expenses, etc., month of May, 1946, $842,626.51.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   WARTIME PRICES AND TRADE BOARD
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CENTRAL MORTGAGE AND HOUSING CORPORATION- D. B. MANSUR

PC

Mr. HODGSON:

Progressive Conservative

1. What is the age of D. B. Mansur, president of Central Mortgage and Housing Corporation?

2. What experience has he had to qualify him for this position?

Questions

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   CENTRAL MORTGAGE AND HOUSING CORPORATION- D. B. MANSUR
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LIB

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

Liberal

1. D. B. Mansur, President of the Central Mortgage and Housing Corporation, is 40 years of age.

2. D. B. Mansur is a graduate of the university of Manitoba and in an Associate of the Actuarial Society of America. He was an officer of the Mortgage Department of the Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada and has a knowledge of practical mortgage administration both farm and urban in all parts of Canada. He was appointed general superintendent of the Central Mortgage Bank in 1939. During the war D. B. Mansur served as assistant to the chairman of the foreign exchange control board and assistant chairman of the national war finance committee.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   CENTRAL MORTGAGE AND HOUSING CORPORATION- D. B. MANSUR
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CENTRAL MORTGAGE AND HOUSING CORPORATION- N. A. YOUNG

PC

Mr. HODGSON:

Progressive Conservative

1. What is the age of N. A. Young, vice-president of the Central Mortgage and Housing Corporation?

2. What experience has he had to qualify him for this position?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   CENTRAL MORTGAGE AND HOUSING CORPORATION- N. A. YOUNG
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LIB

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

Liberal

1. H. A. Young, C.B., CB.E., D.S.O., vicepresident of the Central Mortgage and Housing Corporation, is 48 years of age.

2. H. A. Young holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the university of Manitoba in electrical engineering, graduating in 1924. He obtained a commission in the Royal Canadian Signals and for a number of years was concerned with the installation of radio stations in the western Arctic and northern Manitoba and Saskatchewan. He served overseas on active sendee in both world war I and II. During world war II he held various important staff appointments and commanded an infantry brigade in the Normandy operations. He held the appointment of Quartermaster-General of the Canadian Army in Ottawa from September, 1944, until his recent retirement on March 31, 1946.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   CENTRAL MORTGAGE AND HOUSING CORPORATION- N. A. YOUNG
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GREAT LAKES SHIPPING

June 17, 1946