March 10, 1948

SALE OF BUILDING IN MALTON, ONT.

PC

Mr. MENARY:

Progressive Conservative

1. Did the government recently sell a large building at Malton, Ontario?

2'. If so, who was the purchaser?

3. Whiat was the purchase price?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   SALE OF BUILDING IN MALTON, ONT.
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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. Yes. War Assets Corporation sold building No. 13, drill hall, on October 27, 1947. This was the last sale on record at this location.

2. The Lions Club of Weston, Bank of Nova Scotia chambers, Weston, Ontario.

3. Building No. 13, drill hall, was sold to the buyer, as shown in answer to question 2, for $7,200. The building was sold as the result of tender negotiations; conditions-removal and restoration of site.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   SALE OF BUILDING IN MALTON, ONT.
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NATIONAL DEFENCE-PETROLEUM PRODUCTS

CCF

Mr. MOORE:

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

1. Did the Department of National Defence purchase fuel oil, diesel oil ot gasoline from Brahien Petroleum Company of Canada during world war two?

2. If so, what was the total amount of oil purchased and the total cost to the Department of National Defence?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   NATIONAL DEFENCE-PETROLEUM PRODUCTS
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LIB

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

Liberal

1. No.

2. Answered by No. 1.

use of "canada" or "Canadian" in company

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   NATIONAL DEFENCE-PETROLEUM PRODUCTS
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PC

Mr. BLACK (Cumberland):

Progressive Conservative

1. How many companies were granted charters whose names incorporated the use of the word "Canada" or "Canadian" during 1947?

2. Is it now the policy of the department to refuse applications of companies desiring to incorporate the word "Canada" or "Canadian" in their company title, and if so, under what *authority is such refusal being made?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   NATIONAL DEFENCE-PETROLEUM PRODUCTS
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LIB

Mr. GIBSON (Hamilton West): (Secretary of State of Canada)

Liberal

1. One hundred and seventy-seven companies whose names included the word "Canada" or "Canadian" (English and French versions) were granted letters patent during the period January 1, 1947, to December 31, 1947,

inclusive.

2. No.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   NATIONAL DEFENCE-PETROLEUM PRODUCTS
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VETERANS INSURANCE ACT

PC

Mr. MILLER:

Progressive Conservative

1. What is the total amount, by provinces, in dollars, of insurance itaken out by veterans under the provisions of the Veterans Insurance Act?

2. What is the aggregate of such insurance for Canada?

3. How many veterans, by provinces, have taken out such insurance?

4. How many death claims (a) have been made; (b) have been settled?

Topic:   VETERANS INSURANCE ACT
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LIB

Milton Fowler Gregg (Minister of Veterans Affairs)

Liberal

Mr. GREGG:

Return at January 31, 1948: (Figures

include insurance taken out by veterans, widows, pensioners, and members of civilian groups entitled by statute or order in council to contract for insurance, but exclude cases where the policy holder was resident out of Canada at time of application for insurance).

1 and 3.

No. of No. of Amount policy policies

Province $ holders Prince Edward Island 117,000 49 50Nova Scotia 946.500 326 345New Brunswick 904.000 322 335Quebec 7,130,500 2,384 2,461Ontario 15,870,500 5,084 5,339Manitoba 3,409,500 1,214 1,258Saskatchewan 1,757,000 606 628Alberta , 2,850.500 974 1.005British Columbia ... 4,955,000 1,695 1,771N.W.T.-Yukon , 43,000 9 10

2. $37,983,500.

Questions

4. (Figures include all death claims.)

Number Number

of lives of policies

(a) 71 75(b) Claims approved 48 51Claims paid in full 31 Claims still in 31payment as annuities 17 20

Topic:   VETERANS INSURANCE ACT
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RETURNED SOLDIERS' INSURANCE ACT

PC

Mr. MILLER:

Progressive Conservative

1. What is the total -amount, by provinces, in dollars, of insurance taken out by veterans under the provisions of the Returned Soldiers' Insurance Act?

2. What is the aggregate of such insurance for Canada?

3. How many veterans, by provinces, have taken out such insurance?

4. How many death claims (a) have been made; (b) have been settled?

Topic:   RETURNED SOLDIERS' INSURANCE ACT
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LIB

Milton Fowler Gregg (Minister of Veterans Affairs)

Liberal

Mr. GREGG:

Return at January 31, 1948:

1, 2 and 3. (Figures include insurance taken out by veterans and widows, but exclude cases where the policy holder was resident out of

Canada at time of application for insurance.) No. of policy

Province Amount holdersPrince Edward Island S 251,500 86Nova Scotia 3,512,500 1,383New Brunswick 2,172,000 882Quebec 11,254,500 4,820Ontario 41,042,000 18,637Manitoba 8,527,000 3,904Saskatchewan 8.746,000 3,501Alberta 9,517,000 3,938British Columbia .... 12,713 000 6,103Yukon 29.000 11Northwest Territories Aggregate IOjOOO 897,774,500 24. (Figures include all death claims.)(a) 7.355.(b) Claims approved, 7,212; claims paid in full, 6,490; claims still in payment as annuities, 722.

Topic:   RETURNED SOLDIERS' INSURANCE ACT
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HEALTH AND WELFARE DEPARTMENT-HOSPITAL DESIGN DIVISION


Mr. PINARD; 1. What assistance have the provinces requested of the hospital design division, Department of National Health and Welfare? 2. Has the said division been consulted by bodies other than provincial departments? 5849-132J 3. Is the said division assisting other federal departments in their problems relating to design and construction? 4. In its advisory capacity, has the said division issued any publication?


LIB

Mr. MAYBANK: (Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of National Health and Welfare)

Liberal

1. Specific requests from the provinces have been for (a) advice on choosing a site for a mental hospital, and a general over-all plan for such an institution; (b) preliminary planning of provincial health clinics, laboratories and offices; and (c) consultation on specific small hospital plans; in short, the provinces have been requesting a consultation service.

2. Yes, by the Catholic Hospital Council of Canada, the Grenfell Labrador medical mission, individual hospital boards and certain architectural firms.

3. No. To date, assistance has only been requested by and given to other divisions of ths Department of National Health and Welfare, namely the civil service health division, child and maternal health division, research division, Indian health services directorate, laboratory of hygiene, quarantine immigration medical services and treatment of sick mariners, and the food and drugs divisions.

4. Yes. At the request of the provincial health departments five articles have been produced on various aspects of hospital construction. These, as well as copies of articles and reports from other countries, have been circulated to the provinces.

Topic:   HEALTH AND WELFARE DEPARTMENT-HOSPITAL DESIGN DIVISION
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CANADA-AS1A AIR TRANSPORT

CCF

Mr. BRYCE:

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

1. Have the Canadian Pacific Air Lines for Canadian Pacific Railway applied for the right to operate -aeroplanes over any route from Canada to Europe or Asia in the business of carrying persons, freight or express?

2. Has permission or licence been granted to this company?

Topic:   CANADA-AS1A AIR TRANSPORT
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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. No.

2. Answer in No. 1.

Topic:   CANADA-AS1A AIR TRANSPORT
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March 10, 1948