March 10, 1948

SC

David Réal Caouette

Social Credit

Mr. CAOUETTE:

To what individual or corporation have letters patent or patents been issued for the flag adopted by the Quebec legislature on January 21, 1948?

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Subtopic:   FLAG ADOPTED BY QUEBEC LEGISLATURE
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LIB

Colin William George Gibson (Secretary of State of Canada)

Liberal

Mr. GIBSON (Hamilton West):

There is no record of the issue of letters patent for the flag adopted by the Quebec legislature on January 21, 1948.

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Subtopic:   FLAG ADOPTED BY QUEBEC LEGISLATURE
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FILM BOARD

PC

Mr. FRASER:

Progressive Conservative

1. Does the national film board own any motor vehicles?

2. If so, how many and w-hat is the (ia) make of each; (b) style or size; (c) cost of each; (d) purchase date of each vehicle?

3. What use is made by the national film board of these vehicles?

4. Does the national film board pay full cost of repairs and maintenance of these vehicles?

5. If not, what department does and what was the total cost for 1947?

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Subtopic:   FILM BOARD
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LIB

Mr. WINTERS: (Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of National Revenue)

Liberal

1. Yes.

2. Nine-

(a), (b), (c) and (d).

Chevrolet, 1945, Van-2 ton, $2,323.00, May, 1945.

International, 1942, Panel-1 ton, $1,200.00, May, 1942.

International, 1939, Panel-f ton, $407.43, .Feb., 1947.

Chevrolet, 1940, Station wagon-J ton- converted to truck, $493.00, March, 1947.

Ford, 1938, station wagon-J ton, $1,200.00, June, 1941.

Ford, 1940, Van-Sound truck-1 ton, $646.20, June, 1946.

Ford, 1942, Van-Mobile Unit-J ton, $820.90, Feb., 1947.

Dodge, 1942, Station wagon-J ton, $561.26, Dec., 1947.

Plymouth, 1941, Station wagon-% ton, $522.00, Dec., 1947.

3. One vehicle (1938 Ford station wagon) is unserviceable and has been declared to War Assets Corporation for disposal.

Four vehicles are used in and around Ottawa. One vehicle is used as a mail and delivery truck for deliveries between National Film Board buildings. Three vehicles are used for local and outside deliveries. These deliveries include cans of film, graphics and displays materials, supplies and equipment such as cameras, lighting equipment, etc. The trucks are also used' by various production crews when shooting on location where there is considerable camera and lighting equipment required and where it would not be economical to use a local trucker.

The sound truck is used by the Sound Department for recordings when production crews are shooting outside the city. This truck has been properly equipped for sound recordings and supplied with a portable generator unit. .

The Mobile Unit truck is a used army vehicle converted into a Mobile Unit for the showing of 16 mm. films to audiences in the open air. It is widely used for showing agri-

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cultural, health and other films of particular interest to rural audiences at fairs, conventions and other public gatherings, held during the spring, summer and autumn months, mainly in Ontario and Quebec.

There are two station wagons located at the regional offices in Toronto and Montreal. These are used army vehicles maintained by the National Film Board for the purpose of transporting projection equipment, supplies and films in and around these two cities.

4. Yes.

5. Not applicable.

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Subtopic:   FILM BOARD
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FISHERIES COUNCIL OF CANADA

PC

Mr. FRASER:

Progressive Conservative

1. Does any branch of the dominion government contribute to the funds of the fisheries council of Canada?

2. If so, how much was contributed to the council by the government during the year 1947?

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Subtopic:   FISHERIES COUNCIL OF CANADA
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LIB

IMMIGRATION

CCF

Alexander Malcolm Nicholson

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

Mr. NICHOLSON:

How many Chinese have been 'admitted to Canada since1 the repeal of the Chinese Immigration Act in 1947?

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Subtopic:   IMMIGRATION
Sub-subtopic:   CHINESE
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LIB

George James McIlraith (Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Trade and Commerce; Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Reconstruction and Supply)

Liberal

Mr. McILRAITH:

Nineteen have been granted permanent status in Canada up to January 31, 1948.

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Subtopic:   IMMIGRATION
Sub-subtopic:   CHINESE
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PC

Mr. PEARKES:

Progressive Conservative

1. How many applications have been received for entry into Gamad'a of the wives and children of Canadian citizens of Chinese origin since the repeal of the Chinese Immigration Act in 1947?

2. How many entry permits have been issued?

3. Is it necessary for the wives and children desirous of joining their husbands in Canada to obtain the approval of officers of the immigration branch, Department of Mines and Resources, in China before sailing?

4. At what points in China are offices of the immigration branch maintained, and on what dates were they, if any, set up?

5. Is there a Canadian immigration officer in Hong Kong? If so, when did he arrive in Hong Kong?

6. At points in China where no Canadian immigration officer is stationed but at which there is a Canadian trade commissioner can the trade commissioner authorize the final entry permit to the wives and children desirous of joining their husbands or parents in Canada?

7. How many wives and children have reached Canada since the repeal of the Chinese Immigration Act in 1947?

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Subtopic:   IMMIGRATION
Sub-subtopic:   CHINESE
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LIB

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

Liberal

1. 130 applications up to March 3, 1948.

2. None.

3. Yes.

4. At Hong Kong. This office was closed at the outbreak of war in the Pacific. An officer is going forward this month and it is expected that the office at Hong Kong will be in operation in April next.

5. See answer to No. 4.

6. No.

7. None.

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Subtopic:   IMMIGRATION
Sub-subtopic:   CHINESE
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HEALTH AND WELFARE DEPARTMENT-DOCTORS IN ADMINISTRATIVE CAPACITY

LIB

Thomas Reid

Liberal

Mr. REID:

How many doctors are employed in an administrative capacity under the Department of National Health and Welfare?

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Subtopic:   HEALTH AND WELFARE DEPARTMENT-DOCTORS IN ADMINISTRATIVE CAPACITY
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LIB

Ralph Maybank (Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of National Health and Welfare)

Liberal

Mr. MAYBANK:

Twenty-eight.

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Subtopic:   HEALTH AND WELFARE DEPARTMENT-DOCTORS IN ADMINISTRATIVE CAPACITY
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HEALTH AND WELFARE DEPARTMENT-INDIANS

LIB

Thomas Reid

Liberal

Mr. REID:

What expenditures, by provinces, were made by the Department of National Health and Welfare on behalf of the Indians duriug the

year 1947?

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Subtopic:   HEALTH AND WELFARE DEPARTMENT-INDIANS
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LIB

Ralph Maybank (Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of National Health and Welfare)

Liberal

Mr. MAYBANK:

Province Amount

Nova Scotia $ 85,654 63Prince Edward Island

6.894 70New Brunswick

69.741 00Quebec

312,994 35Ontario

622.089 54Manitoba

821.589 61Saskatchewan

347,732 52Alberta

1,045,895 38British Columbia

1,143,585 37Total-Provinces $4,456,177 10Northwest Territories $ 175,658 10Yukon

47,893 67

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Subtopic:   HEALTH AND WELFARE DEPARTMENT-INDIANS
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EMPLOYMENT IN PUBLIC SERVICE

March 10, 1948