July 17, 1946


(Questions answered orally are indicated by an asterisk)


FOREIGN EXCHANGE CONTROL-OUTSTANDING CONTRACTS WITH EXPORTERS

PC

Mr. McLURE:

Progressive Conservative

1. At the time when the Canadian dollar was put on a parity basis, how many foreign exchange contracts were outstanding between the Foreign Exchange Control Board and Canadian exporters ?

2. What are the names of exporters holding such contracts, and what length of time did each such contract cover?

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Subtopic:   FOREIGN EXCHANGE CONTROL-OUTSTANDING CONTRACTS WITH EXPORTERS
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LIB

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

Liberal

1. At the time of the recent change in the exchange rate of the Canadian dollar there were 963 forward exchange contracts outstanding between Canadian exporters and Canadian banks acting as authorized dealers of the foreign exchange control board.

2. It is not desirable to disclose the affairs of particular individuals or corporations by giving detailed information regarding the contracts outstanding.

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Subtopic:   FOREIGN EXCHANGE CONTROL-OUTSTANDING CONTRACTS WITH EXPORTERS
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INCOME TAX-AMOUNTS REFUNDABLE UNDER SECTION 93

IND

Frédéric Dorion

Independent

Mr. DORION:

On what date will the amounts refundable under subsection 1 of section 93 of the Income War Tax Act be payable?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   INCOME TAX-AMOUNTS REFUNDABLE UNDER SECTION 93
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LIB

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

Liberal

Mr. McCANN:

The provisions of the

Income War Tax Act require these savings to be refunded as follows: (a) For the taxation year 1942-not later than 31st March 1948; (b) For the taxation year 1943-not later than 31st March 1949; (c) For the taxation year 1944-not later than 31st March 1950.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   INCOME TAX-AMOUNTS REFUNDABLE UNDER SECTION 93
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WHEAT BOARD-1944 CROP YEAR

CCF

George Hugh Castleden

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

Mr. CASTLEDEN:

What is the total amount of wheat from the 1944 crop year still held by the Canadian Wheat Board?

Mr. MaeKINNON: The wheat in the 1944 crop account is all sold excepting that amount required under order in council to be held by the Canadian wheat board to meet domestic requirements until July 31, 1946, estimated at 3i million bushels.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   WHEAT BOARD-1944 CROP YEAR
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OPTOMETRISTS IN PRAIRIE PROVINCES-FEES FOR ARMY SERVICES

PC

Mr. DIEFENBAKER:

Progressive Conservative

1. How many optometrists^ in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta received fees from the army for services rendered during each of the years 1940 to 1945, either by way of direct payment or indirectly by deduction from the individual's pay?

2. What are the names of the said optometrists, and how much did each receive during each of the said years?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   OPTOMETRISTS IN PRAIRIE PROVINCES-FEES FOR ARMY SERVICES
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LIB

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

Liberal

Mr. LAPOINTE:

1 and 2.

Military District No. 10 (Manitoba)

The number of optometrists who received fees from the army for services rendered was three,

during each of the years 1941-45. Information for 1940 is not available. Names and amountsreceived are as follows: 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945S. Z. Grower . $706 63 S 975 30 $ 627 03 - -Consolidated Optical .... . 401 38 - - - -T. Angus Dunkin . 208 16 1,015 33 - Charles A. Campbell . 901 04 3,730 91 3,189 54 $1,480 20O. G. Snyder *. . - 678 18 354 00 1,020 68Robert S. Ramsay [DOT] - - 1.697 93 4,818 09Military District No. 12 (Saskatchewan) The number of optometrists who received fees from the army for services rendered, during the years in question, is as follows: 1940

2 1943 . 21941

3 1944 . 21942

2 1945 . Nil

Questions

Names and amounts received are as follows:

1940 1941 1942 1943 1944George A. McQuaig -

$266 00 - - - -

Dr. Hardy and

Dr. Armitage

21 34 - - - -Henry S. Hay

- S 278 15 $ 900 31 $3,012 65 $ 692 60R. E. Whittaker

- 5 00 5 00 - -Wm. Forsyth

- 9 00 - - -J. Carment

- - - 1 00 -W. G. Foiler

- - - - 5 00

Military District No. 13 (Alberta)

The number of optometrists who received fees from the army for services rendered during the years in question is as follows:

1940

5 1942

21941

3 1943-45

NilNames and amounts received are as follows: Amounts shown include fees for the supplyof lenses as well as optometrist fees. Itemized figures are not available. 1940 1941 1942Consolidated Optical Co $ 495 80 Imperial Optical Co

77 28 69 30 -J. C. Borud

17 00 __J. A. Toombs :

15 00 Irving Kline

3 00 - E. J. Anderson - 1,040 20 $ 148 85A. Ashdown Marshall - 2,542 29

Note: In no cases were officers or soldiers subjected to deduction of pay for eye examination, or supply of glasses.

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Subtopic:   OPTOMETRISTS IN PRAIRIE PROVINCES-FEES FOR ARMY SERVICES
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VETERANS LAND ACT-MIDDLESEX COUNTY

PC

Mr. WHITE (Middlesex East):

Progressive Conservative

1. What is the total cost to date of the twenty-eight Veterans Land Act houses being constructed in London township, and of the seventy-two being constructed in Westminster township, county of Middlesex?

2. What are the annual administration costs for these one hundred homes?

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Subtopic:   VETERANS LAND ACT-MIDDLESEX COUNTY
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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. Total construction costs: $407,745.51.

2. Annual administration costs of these houses cannot be segregated from the overall costs of administration.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   VETERANS LAND ACT-MIDDLESEX COUNTY
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BROOKLANDS, MAN.-WATER MAINS AND SEWERS

CCF

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

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

1. Has the Department of Reconstruction and Supply received an application from the village of Brooklands. Manitoba, for assistance in the installation of additional water mains and sewers ?

2. Has the government made any offer to the village of Brooklands to contribute to the cost of such installations? If so, to what extent?

3. What is the present status of negotiations between the government and the village of Brooklands with reference to these matters?

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Subtopic:   BROOKLANDS, MAN.-WATER MAINS AND SEWERS
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LIB

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

Liberal

1. Yes. At the request of the municipal authorities of Brooklands a resident of the village called on the department in May of this year to find out whether such assistance could be secured.

2. No. However, the representative of the village was informed that in the proposals made to the provinces by the dominion government there was provision for planning and timing grants for such undertakings which, of course, were contingent upon agreement being reached between the dominion and provincial governments. This information was confirmed in a letter dated May 18, 1946.

3. No negotiations are being carried on.

Motions for Papers

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   BROOKLANDS, MAN.-WATER MAINS AND SEWERS
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QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR . RETURNS DISTRICT JUDGES IN ADMIRALTY

COMMISSIONER OP YUKON TERRITORY

July 17, 1946