August 9, 1946

PRIVATE BILLS

FIRST HEADINGS-SENATE BILLS


Bill No. 347 for the relief of Fania Pusto-pedskaites Sobolevicius, otherwise known as Fanny Pustopedsky Sobolevicius.-Mr. May-bank. Bill No. 34S for the relief of Frances Mary Fisk Irwin.-Mr. Maybank. Bill No. 349 for the relief of Lilias Clark Watt James.-Mr. Brown. Bill No. 350 for the relief of Michael Gibson.-Mr. Emmerson. Bill No. 351 for the relief of Azaire Trottier. -Mr. Maybank. Bill No. 352 for the relief of Elizabeth Sharp Hamelin.-Mr. Maybank. Bill No. 353 for the relief of Lucille Aimee Cadieux Lacombe.-Mr. Maybank. Bill No. 354 for the relief of Mary Wetstein Szabo.-Mr. Maybank. Bill No. 355 for the relief of Brandla Lylberburg Guz, otherwise known as Bertha Silverberg Gass.-Mr. McGregor. Bill No. 356 for the relief of Natalie Kathleen Fearon Kirouac.-Mr. Baker. Questions


QUESTIONS


(Questions answered orally are indicated by an asterisk.)


NATIONAL FLAG

IND

Mr. POULIOT:

Independent Liberal

1. Has the government ordered any flags of the design recommended by the Joint Special Committee to select a Canadian flag?

2. If so (a) when; (b) from whom; (c) in what quantity; (d) of what size; (e) at what price, and (f) under what authority?

3. What is the delivery date of such flags?

Mr. ST. LAURENT;

1. No.

2 and 3. Answered by No. 1.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   NATIONAL FLAG
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QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS

HOUSING-VETERANS-MOOSE JAW

CCF

Mr. THATCHER:

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

1. What is the total cost to date of veterans homes built or being built in Moose Jaw?

2. What is the estimated final cost?

3. What proportion of this cost is being borne by the department?

4. What was the cost of A. Humphrey's 1A house ?

5. Has a veteran who is purchasing one of these holdings the right to inquire into its

cost?

6. Has the department decided to build additional veterans homes in Moose Jaw?

7. Will costs above $6,000 for each home which were incurred by the director be written off in accordance with the principle of the Act?

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   HOUSING-VETERANS-MOOSE JAW
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INCOME TAX-MARRIED COUPLES AND SINGLE PERSONS IN CERTAIN BRACKETS

CCF

Mr. McCUAIG:

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

1. What is the number of married couples in Canada receiving an income of $1,500 or less?

2. What is the number of single persons receiving $750 or less? [DOT]

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   INCOME TAX-MARRIED COUPLES AND SINGLE PERSONS IN CERTAIN BRACKETS
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LIB

Mr. MacKINNON: (Minister of Trade and Commerce)

Liberal

1. Normal wage-earner families, by earnings group of head, for Canada, 1941 census:

Earnings group Number

Total 1,214,858

-$1,450 824,871

$1,450+ 373,713

Not given 16,274

Note: This includes only the earnings of the head.

2. Single wage-earners, by earnings group and sex, for Canada, 1941 census:

Earnings group Total Male Female

Total

1,328,030 740,205 587,825-$450

643,66S 339,314 304,354$450-$949 ... 442,885 232,761 210,124$950+

220,476 153,649 66,827Not given .. 21,001 14,481 6,520

Note: Persons on active service on June 1, 1941, are not included in these tables.

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   INCOME TAX-MARRIED COUPLES AND SINGLE PERSONS IN CERTAIN BRACKETS
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H.M.C.S. DOCKYARD, HALIFAX-TRUCKS

CCF

Mr. McCULLOUGH (Assiniboia):

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

1. How many trucks are in storage at HAI.C.S. Dockyard, Halifax?

2. How many trucks, if any. have been declared surplus from H.M.C.S. Dockyard, Halifax?

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   H.M.C.S. DOCKYARD, HALIFAX-TRUCKS
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LIB

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

Liberal

1. Fifty-nine: all declared surplus and awaiting disposal by War Assets Corporation.

2. Seventy-four.

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   H.M.C.S. DOCKYARD, HALIFAX-TRUCKS
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VETERANS LAND ACT-COMPARATIVE AVERAGE COST PER HOUSE

LIB

Mr. CRUICKSHANK:

Liberal

1. What was the average cost per house built under the Veterans Land Act at Haney, Mission, Chilliwack, Kamloops, Edmonton and Ottawa for (a) lumber; (b) cement; (c) bricks; (d) electrical fittings; (e) plumbing; (f) supervision: (g) management fees; (h) overhead?

2. What was the average cost for land per holding?

3. What was the cost of construction per cubic foot?

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   VETERANS LAND ACT-COMPARATIVE AVERAGE COST PER HOUSE
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EXPORTS OF PRIMARY PRODUCTS-EQUALIZATION PAYMENTS

LIB

Mr. WINKLER:

Liberal

1. By years from 1939, how much was paid by farmers to the equalization fund of the Canadian Wheat Board on exports of oats and barley to the United States?

2. In the same years, was there any equalization payment by primary producers of mineral, forest and fishery products?

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   EXPORTS OF PRIMARY PRODUCTS-EQUALIZATION PAYMENTS
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August 9, 1946