April 14, 1947

SUGAR QUOTAS

IND

Mr. POULIOT:

Independent Liberal

1. Are the persons who served overseas the only ones being granted new sugar quotas by the wartime prices and trade board, for confectionery ?

2. Is such privilege denied those who have not served overseas?

3. If so, for what reason?

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Subtopic:   SUGAR QUOTAS
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LIB

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

Liberal

1. No. Limited sugar quotas are granted to any ex-serviceman for the manufacture of confectionery who, whether he served overseas or not, has received or is entitled to a gratuity under the War Service Grants Act 1944.

2 and 3. Answered by No. 1.

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Subtopic:   SUGAR QUOTAS
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TIMBER INSPECTORS

PC

Mr. HODGSON:

Progressive Conservative

1. How many lumber and/or timber inspectors are employed by the wartime prices and trade board?

2. Of these, how many are (a) full-time inspectors; (b) part-time inspectors?

3. What remuneration do the (a) full-time inspectors; (b) part-time inspectors receive?

4. Have the part-time inspectors any other employment ?

5. If so, by what other firms are each of them employed?

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Subtopic:   TIMBER INSPECTORS
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LIB

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

Liberal

1. 12.

2. (a) 12; (b) none.

3. (a) 1 at 83,600; 2 at 82.880; 2 at $2,580; 1 at $2,400 ; 4 at $2,280 ; 2 at $2,124; (b) answered by 2 (b).

4 and 5. Answered by 2 (b).

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Subtopic:   TIMBER INSPECTORS
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LINDSAY ARSENAL

PC

Mr. LENNARD:

Progressive Conservative

1. What is the personnel in charge of the arsenal at Lindsay, Ontario?

2. How many of this personnel have had overseas service?

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Subtopic:   LINDSAY ARSENAL
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LIB

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

Liberal

1. One hundred and ninety four, all employees of Canadian Arsenals Limited. The special work on which most of these employees are engaged will be completed within two months. At that time the staff will be reduced to approximately 60.

2. Forty-six.

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Subtopic:   LINDSAY ARSENAL
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PERMITS FOR EXPORT OF LEAD


Mr. CASE; How many permits were issued in 1946 for export of lead and to whom were these permits issued and for what reason?


LIB

James Angus MacKinnon (Minister of Trade and Commerce)

Liberal

Mr. MacKINNON:

One hundred and seventeen export permits were issued during 1946

covering the export of lead in bars, lead sheets, lead concentrates, antimonial lead, virgin pig lead, corrosive lead, refined lead, caulking lead, re-run lead, barium lead, and silver lead crude ore.

The name of firms applying for export permits is confidential information.

Canada normally produces more lead and lead products than we can consume in this country. Export controls are continued to assure adequate and reasonable supplies on the domestic market.

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Subtopic:   PERMITS FOR EXPORT OF LEAD
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QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS

AIR MAIL CONTRACTS

CCF

John Oliver Probe

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

Mr. PROBE:

With respect to air mail carrying contracts with T.C.A. and/or other air carriers for carrying mail matter (1) what is the rate of carriage charged by each company carrying mail; (2) what, total air mail poundage was carried over each authorized route by each air carrier in the year 1946; (3) what total carriage charges was paid on each of these routes by or on behalf of the Post Office Department; (4) what was the estimated or actual net loss by the department on each of the above routes in 1946?

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Subtopic:   AIR MAIL CONTRACTS
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CENSORSHIP OF PUBLICATIONS

CCF

Mr. KNIGHT:

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

1. What department of government has to do with the censorship of publications?

2. Under what authority is such censorship exercised, and what is the procedure?

3. Who is the official having the final decision as to the banning of (a) a book domestically produced; (b) a book whose publishers wish to introduce it into Canada?

4. What is the background and training of such individual with reference to the task of such censorship?

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   CENSORSHIP OF PUBLICATIONS
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LIB

Colin William George Gibson (Secretary of State of Canada)

Liberal

Mr. GIBSON (Hamilton West):

Return tabled.

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   CENSORSHIP OF PUBLICATIONS
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FERNAND CHOQUETTE, K.C.

SC

David Réal Caouette

Social Credit

Mr. CAOUETTE:

What amounts, if any, were paid to Fernand Choquette, K.C., Quebec barrister, as agent of the various departments of the government for each of the years 1939 to 1947, inclusive?

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Subtopic:   FERNAND CHOQUETTE, K.C.
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April 14, 1947