July 22, 1946

LIB

Humphrey Mitchell (Minister of Labour)

Liberal

Mr. MITCHELL:

The Department of

Labour has brought the parties together through commissioners and otherwise on several occasions and is still willing to lend the services of its conciliation officers if requested by the parties.

A short time ago on the request of the Honourable Mr. Pearson, minister of labour for British Columbia, I appointed Brigadier Sherwood Lett, K.C., as chairman of an industrial disputes inquiry commission to investigate the dispute between the Vancouver Province and its printers, members of the international typographical union. I am at present awaiting the report of this commission.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   LABOUR CONDITIONS-INTERNATIONAL TYPOGRAPHICAL UNION AND SOUTHAM NEWSPAPERS
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NATIONAL REGISTRATION CARDS

PC

Mr. CHURCH:

Progressive Conservative

1. Are the registration cards issued during the war still in use? If so, for what purpose?

2. How many prosecutions under the law governing these took place in each of the provinces in 1946?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   NATIONAL REGISTRATION CARDS
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LIB

Mr. MITCHELL: (Minister of Labour)

Liberal

1. The national registration cards (certificates) issued during the war are still in use.

The principal purposes for continuing the use of the certificates are: (a) So that the registration records from which much information is still being supplied may be kept as up to date as possible; (b) The certificates are still being used for identification purposes by the national employment service and other governmental agencies; (c) To assist the authorities in clearing up unfinished cases and investigations of desertions from the armed forces, defaults and delinquencies under the national resources mobilization regulations, the defence of Canada regulations and other wartime controls.

Questions as Orders for Returns

2. Very few prosecutions have been made or instituted since January 1, 1946. The exact total of such cases is not available as the provincial and municipal law enforcement authorities do not report all cases to the dominion authorities.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   NATIONAL REGISTRATION CARDS
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QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS

BITUMINOUS COAL-IMPORTS

PC

Mr. BLACK (Cumberland):

Progressive Conservative

1. What is the tonnage of bituminous coal shipped to Canada from the United States for each of the years since 1939?

2. What is the tonnage of bituminous coal shipped to Canada from the United States for April, May and June for each such year including 1946?

3. What :s the expected shipment of bituminous coal from the United States to Canada during July, 1946?

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   BITUMINOUS COAL-IMPORTS
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CIVIL SERVANTS EMPLOYED AS OF JULY 1, 1946

CCF

Mr. McKAY:

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

1. What is the number of (a) male; (b) female, civil servants employed by the federal government as of July 1, 1946?

2. How many of these (a) male; (b) female, are veterans of either world war I or II?

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   CIVIL SERVANTS EMPLOYED AS OF JULY 1, 1946
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LOANS TO OTHER GOVERNMENTS-MARINE INSURANCE

PC

George Robert Webb

Progressive Conservative

Mr. WEBB:

When loans are made by the Canadian government to empire and foreign governments for the purchase of supplies in Canada, what steps are taken by the government to see that marine insurance is purchased in Canada?

Topic:   LOANS TO OTHER GOVERNMENTS-MARINE INSURANCE
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VETERANS LAND ACT-PURCHASE OF FARMS IN CUMBERLAND COUNTY, N.S.

PC

Mr. BLACK (Cumberland):

Progressive Conservative

1. How many farms have been purchased in Cumberland county, Nova Scotia, under the Veterans Land Act?

2. Where are these farms located, when and from whom were they purchased?

3. What is the acreage and what price was paid for each such farm, and what has been the total cost to the government of upkeep, improvements and equipment for such property?

4. What are the names of the veterans now established on these farms?

Topic:   VETERANS LAND ACT-PURCHASE OF FARMS IN CUMBERLAND COUNTY, N.S.
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LIB

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

Liberal

Mr. TUCKER:

This can stand as an order for return, subject to the reservation that the price will not be given for each item of land purchased.

Topic:   VETERANS LAND ACT-PURCHASE OF FARMS IN CUMBERLAND COUNTY, N.S.
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PC

Karl Kenneth Homuth

Progressive Conservative

Mr. HOMUTH:

Why cannot the price be given?

Topic:   VETERANS LAND ACT-PURCHASE OF FARMS IN CUMBERLAND COUNTY, N.S.
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LIB

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

Liberal

Mr. TUCKER:

I have already given the reason to the house on several occasions. It is not considered to be in the best interests

of the veterans that individual prices should be given in all these cases, because it would have an effect upon future purchases of land in the particular area.

Topic:   VETERANS LAND ACT-PURCHASE OF FARMS IN CUMBERLAND COUNTY, N.S.
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LIB

William Ross Macdonald (Deputy Speaker and Chair of Committees of the Whole of the House of Commons)

Liberal

Mr. DEPUTY SPEAKER:

Order for return, subject to the reservation made by the parliamentary assistant.

Topic:   VETERANS LAND ACT-PURCHASE OF FARMS IN CUMBERLAND COUNTY, N.S.
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VETERANS LAND ACT-PURCHASE OF LAND IN AMHERST AND SPRINGHILL, N.S.

PC

Mr. BLACK (Cumberland):

Progressive Conservative

1. Has the government purchased land in the towns of Amherst and Springbill under the Veterans Land Act or other government measure ?

2. If so, from whom were purchases made and what is the area; the price, and the expenditures made for improvements since purchased?

3. Who recommended the purchases and were the Canadian Legion, the local boards of trade or town councils consulted?

4. Were the properties sub-divided, plans made for buildings and construction authorized? If so, at what cost and with whom was work contracted?

5. Has any portion of the properties been resold or offered for sale? If so, to whom and at what price?

Topic:   VETERANS LAND ACT-PURCHASE OF LAND IN AMHERST AND SPRINGHILL, N.S.
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LIB

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

Liberal

Mr. TUCKER:

Order for return, subject to the reservation made in relation to the preceding question.

Topic:   VETERANS LAND ACT-PURCHASE OF LAND IN AMHERST AND SPRINGHILL, N.S.
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July 22, 1946