July 24, 1946

REPORTS OF COMMITTEES

BANKING AND COMMERCE


Sixth report of the standing committee on banking and commerce.-Mr. Cleaver.


VETERANS AFFAIRS


Twenty-fourth report of special committee on veterans affairs-Mr. Tucker. 37S6 Questions


QUESTIONS


(Questions answered orally are indicated by an asterisk)


ARMY PERSONNEL AND DEPENDENTS RETURNED TO CANADA

CCF

Mr. CASTLEDEN:

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

1. How many Canadian army personnel have been returned to Canada in each month of the present year?

2. How many dependents have been returned for each month of the present year?

3. What is the number of (a) Canadian army personnel; (b) dependents, yet to be returned to Canada as at July 1, 1946?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   ARMY PERSONNEL AND DEPENDENTS RETURNED TO CANADA
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LIB

Mr. LAPOINTE: (Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of National Defence)

Liberal

1.

January 31,984

February 31,000

March 6,084

April 8,531

May

June

Total

95,546 [DOT]2. Wives ChildrenJanuary

406 175February

517 323March 1,302April

2,891 789May 1,546June 1,358Total 5,493

3. (a) 11,352 as of 28 June, 1946; (b) Wives, 15,389; children, 4,238.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   ARMY PERSONNEL AND DEPENDENTS RETURNED TO CANADA
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DISPOSAL OF WEARING APPAREL, BEDDING AND CAMP EQUIPMENT

CCF

Robert Ross (Roy) Knight

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

Mr. KNIGHT:

What action is the government taking as to the ultimate disposal of the eighty-seven carloads of wearing apparel, bedding, and camp equipment referred to in sessional paper No. 248, tabled on Tuesday, July 16?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   DISPOSAL OF WEARING APPAREL, BEDDING AND CAMP EQUIPMENT
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LIB

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

Liberal

Mr. LAPOINTE:

Some items are required for use by the army and are being moved to the army distributing depot, Regina. Items not required by the army are being declared as surplus to War Assets Corporation for disposal.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   DISPOSAL OF WEARING APPAREL, BEDDING AND CAMP EQUIPMENT
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QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS

WAR ASSETS-SALES OVER 84,000 TO FIRMS, CORPORATIONS OR INDIVIDUALS

CCF

Mr. CASTLEDEN:

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

1. To what firms, corporations or individuals in, (a) Ottawa; (b) 'Montreal; (c) Toronto; (d) Winnipeg, have surplus, (1) scrap metal;

(2) plumbing fittings and fixtures; (3) electrical equipment; (4) Trucks; (5) passenger cars; (6) tractors; (7) machine tools and equipment; (8) aircraft engines; (9) non-ferrous metals; (10) clothing, been sold by War Assets corporation or War Assets Limited in excess of $4,000?

2. What is the value of the sales made to each of such firms, corporations or individuals as of April 1, 1946?

3. Which of the above firms, corporations or individuals are classed as "recognized dealers" by War Assets corporation?

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   WAR ASSETS-SALES OVER 84,000 TO FIRMS, CORPORATIONS OR INDIVIDUALS
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INSPECTION BOARD-SALARIES

PC

Mr. LENNARD:

Progressive Conservative

1. How many people were in the employ of the Inspection Board of Canada on July 1, 1946, and what are their salaries?

2. Who is the chairman of the board; who are the directors of the different departments of this board and what are their salaries?

3. What are the duties at the present time?

4. Have any new appointments been made to the board since the cessation of hostilities?

5. If so, had these appointees seen service overseas?

6. What was the total cost of operating this board from July 1, 1945, to July 1, 1946?

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   INSPECTION BOARD-SALARIES
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LIB

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

Liberal

Mr. LAPOINTE:

Return tabled.

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   INSPECTION BOARD-SALARIES
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NATIONAL FILM BOARD

July 24, 1946