May 12, 1947

WAR ASSETS-BLANKETS

CCF

Mr. CASTLEDEN:

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

1. What price was received by war assets for blankets sold to (a) the Netherlands government; (b) lumber contractors; (c) wholesale dealers?

2. How many blankets have been disposed of by War Assets Corporation to date to the above groups?

3. What wras the cost of these blankets to the Canadian government?

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   WAR ASSETS-BLANKETS
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SAM GAGNE

IND

Jean-François Pouliot

Independent Liberal

Mr. POULIOT:

il. Was Mr. Sam Gagne employed in the Department of National War Services and subsequently in the labour department, at the office of the registrar in Quebec City?

2. If so, from what date to what date?

3. What is his age and military record?

4. Was it part of his duties to notify the draftees (N.R.M.A. men) to report for medical examination and for military service?

5. Did he occupy other positions in the government service? If so, what were they?

6. How much did he receive (a) for salary; (b) for his travelling expenses, and (c) for his living allowances?

Topic:   SAM GAGNE
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SURVEY OF HOUSING OCCUPANCY AND NEEDS


Mr. TIMMINS; Has any survey of housing occupancy and/or housing needs in Canada been made by the Central Mortgage and Housing Corporation or any other government department or agency since November, 1946?


MOTION FOR PAPERS

SASKATCHEWAN RIVER-BRIDGE AT SASKATCHEWAN LANDING

CCF

Thomas John Bentley

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

Mr. BENTLEY:

For a copy of all correspondence exchanged between the government of the province of Saskatchewan and the dominion government from January 1, 1938 to April 30, 1947, regarding the construction of a proposed bridge across the South Saskatchewan river at or near Saskatchewan Landing, Saskatchewan?

Topic:   MOTION FOR PAPERS
Subtopic:   SASKATCHEWAN RIVER-BRIDGE AT SASKATCHEWAN LANDING
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RAILWAY ACT AMENDMENT

INCREASED SALARIES TO TRANSPORT COMMISSIONERS-RAILWAY GRADE CROSSING FUND


Hon. LIONEL CHEVRIER (Minister of Transport) moved that the house go into committee at the next sitting to consider the following resolution; That it is expedient to present a bill to amend the Railway Act to make provision, inter alia, for an increase in the salaries of the commissioners and for an annual grant of two hundred thousand dollars for a period of ten years towards the maintenance of the railway grade crossing fund. He said: His Excellency the Governor General, having been made acquainted with the subject matter of this resolution, recommends it to the consideration of the house. Motion agreed to.


ATOMIC ENERGY

EDUCATIONAL FILM-OMISSION OF REFERENCE TO CANADA


On the orders of the day:


LIB

Thomas Reid

Liberal

Mr. THOMAS REID (New Westminster):

Has the attention of the Minister of Reconstruction and Supply been called to the educational film now being shown in motion picture theatres throughout Canada showing the development of atomic energy, and in which seven or eight countries are specifically mentioned as contributing to research and discovery? As no mention was made of the great part this country took, will the minister endeavour to find out why the name of Canada was omitted?

Topic:   ATOMIC ENERGY
Subtopic:   EDUCATIONAL FILM-OMISSION OF REFERENCE TO CANADA
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LIB

Clarence Decatur Howe (Minister of Reconstruction and Supply)

Liberal

Right Hon. C. D. HOWE (Minister of Reconstruction and Supply):

I have not seen the film and have no knowledge of it, but I shall be glad to make inquiries.

Inquiries of the Ministry

Topic:   ATOMIC ENERGY
Subtopic:   EDUCATIONAL FILM-OMISSION OF REFERENCE TO CANADA
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TRANS-CANADA AIR LINES LAYOFF OF PILOTS AND MECHANICS


. On the orders of the day:


LIB

Ralph Maybank

Liberal

Mr. RALPH MAYBANK (Winnipeg South Centre):

I also should like to direct a question to the Minister of Reconstruction and Supply. Notices in Winnipeg papers on Saturday show a considerable layoff of men from Trans-Canada Air Lines. Has the minister been apprised of this, is he informed upon it, and can he make any statement with regard to it?

Topic:   TRANS-CANADA AIR LINES LAYOFF OF PILOTS AND MECHANICS
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May 12, 1947