May 31, 1948

LIB

Mr. MARTIN: (Minister of National Health and Welfare)

Liberal

1. The 1945 dominion government proposals for health grants and health insurance have been under continuous study and review by members of the staff of the directorate of health insurance studies and the research division. In addition, as a part of an over-all study of social security, in which Dr. H. M. Cassidy of the university of Toronto acted as a technical adviser to the department, work was carried out in the health field by the directorate of health, insurance studies and the research division.

2. Dr. Kenneth Gray and later Dr. J. L. Little succeeded the late Dr. J. J. Heagerty in directing health insurance studies. After Dr.

Questions

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   HEALTH INSURANCE-DOMINION COUNCIL OP HEALTH
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POST OFFICES-SASKATCHEWAN

PC

Mr. MENARY:

Progressive Conservative

1. What are the names of postmasters in Aberdeen, Alvena, Cudworth, Wakaw, Dalmeny, Dundurn and Vonda?

Questions

2. What total remuneration did each such postmaster receive during the fiscal years 194647 and 1947-48?

3. What was the annual revenue of each such post office during the fiscal years aforesaid?

4. What was the amount paid for rent of premises during the fiscal years aforesaid, indicating to whom such rent was paid?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   POST OFFICES-SASKATCHEWAN
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LIB

Mr. BERTRAND (Laurier): (Postmaster General)

Liberal

1. Aberdeen, Nick Wiebe; Alvena, Michael Anton Tratch; Cudworth, Louis N. Schmidt; Wakaw, William Halbert; Dalmeny, Wilhelm Theodore Thiessen; Dundurn, John Thomas Shields; Vonda, John Arthur Fournier.

2. 1946-47 1947-48

Aberdeen $ 1,676.27 $ 1,809.32

Alvena

1,460.67 1,494.67Cudworth

2,066.26 2,325.38Wakaw 2,698.15 3,153.38Dalmeny

1,045.57 1,238.18Dundurn

1,833.37 1,917.12Vonda

1,765.73 1,888.263. 1946-47 1947-48Aberdeen $ 3,022.19 $ 3,310.57Alvena

1,997.20 1,877.86Cudworth

4,055.44 4,260.87Wakaw

6,119.57 5,698.83Dalmeny

1,563.34 1,544.04Dundurn

3,384.10 3,768.66Vonda

3,192.02 2,938.20

4. The postmasters provided their own quarters and the following allowances were paid towards their costs in this connection, these being included in the amounts mentioned in

2 above:

1946-47 1947-48

Aberdeen $ 195.78 $ 241.78Alvena

156.00 159.78Cudworth

250.00 324.44Wakaw

320.73 489.57Dalmeny

94.00 125.07Dundurn

219.00 270.73Vonda

219.00 255.36

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   POST OFFICES-SASKATCHEWAN
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CENSORSHIP-BOOKS

PC

Mr. MENARY:

Progressive Conservative

1. What is the name of the official responsible for the examination.1 of books entering Canada?

2. What experience and qualifications has he for this position?

3. What ale the names of persons on his staff?

4. What are the duties of each such person?

5. What experience and qualifications has each such person for such position?

6. Since January 1, 1946, how many books have been excluded as unfit for Canadian readers?

7. During the same period how many periodicals have been excluded?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   CENSORSHIP-BOOKS
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LIB

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

Liberal

1. No single officer has the authority to determine what books shall be classified under

item 1201 of the customs tariff. This is i general responsibility of the Department of National Revenue.

2. Answered by No. 1.

3. Answered by No. 1.

4. Answered by No. 1.

5. Answered by No. 1.

6. Since January 1, 1946, 55 books have been prohibited importation under item 1201 of the customs tariff as treasonable, seditious, immoral or indecent.

7. Since January 1, 1946, 24 periodicals have been prohibited importation under item 1201 of the customs tariff as treasonable, seditious, immoral or indecent.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   CENSORSHIP-BOOKS
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FAP.M LOANS-"CANADIAN NEWSPAPER REPORTS OF


1946 operations"


PC

Mr. BARRETT:

Progressive Conservative

1. Did the Farm Improvement Loans Act administration publish a pamphlet entitled "Canadian Newspaper Reports of 1946 Operations"?

2. If so, what was the purpose of the publication of this pamphlet?

3. What was the total number of copies issued?

4. To whom were they distributed?

5. What was the total cost of (a) preparation; (b) printing; (c) distribution, of this pamphlet?

Mr. BELZ1LE:

1. Yes.

2. To stimulate interest in and obtain publicity for farm improvement loans and in particular to encourage rural newspapers and farm periodicals to maintain a continuing interest in the loan activities under the act.

3. 5,370.

4. Banks, newspapers, farm and trade journals.

5. (a) 8329.40; (b) $900.04 (revised figures); (c>

$54.83.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   FAP.M LOANS-"CANADIAN NEWSPAPER REPORTS OF
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FARMBOROUGH, QUE., MAIL SERVICE

SC

Mr. OAOUETTE:

Social Credit

1. What was the salary paid to the postmaster of Farmborough, Quebec, when that post office was in operation?

2. Who has the contract for the conveyance of mails to Farmborough?

3. From what point does the said contractor convey such mails?

4. What is the contract price?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   FARMBOROUGH, QUE., MAIL SERVICE
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LIB

Mr. BERTRAND (Laurier): (Postmaster General)

Liberal

1. $152.12 from 24th January to 3rd October, 1947.

2. There is no contract at present.

3 and 4. See answer to No. 2.

Inquiries of the Ministry

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   FARMBOROUGH, QUE., MAIL SERVICE
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QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS

FILM BOARD-FILM PRODUCTION AND DISTRIBUTION

SC
LIB

Robert Henry Winters (Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of National Revenue)

Liberal

Mr. WINTERS:

Return tabled.

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   FILM BOARD-FILM PRODUCTION AND DISTRIBUTION
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PASSPORTS-ADOPTED CHILDREN

CCF

Alexander Maxwell (Max) Campbell

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

Mr. CAMPBELL:

How many passports were issued to infants on the application of guardians during the calendar year 1947 and during 1948 to date?

Topic:   PASSPORTS-ADOPTED CHILDREN
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RURAL MAIL SERVICE-NON-ACCEPTANCE OF TENDERS

May 31, 1948