June 24, 1948

LIB

Douglas Charles Abbott (Minister of Finance and Receiver General)

Liberal

Mr. ABBOTT:

Stand.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   IMPORT RESTRICTIONS-PICTORIAL POSTCARDS, ETC.
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PC

Douglas Gooderham Ross

Progressive Conservative

Mr. ROSS (St. Paul's):

Mr. Speaker, this is a simple question and I would like to get the answer today. I do not see any reason why it could not be answered now. There is nothing much involved in it, and we shall not have another opportunity to get the answer. I do not see the reason for the delay.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   IMPORT RESTRICTIONS-PICTORIAL POSTCARDS, ETC.
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EXPORT TRADE-ELECTRICAL PRODUCTS

PC

Mr. CHURCH:

Progressive Conservative

1. Has the Minister of Trade and Commerce taken any action regarding the request addressed to him by the Canadian Electrical Manufacturers' Association and dealing with the retention of their former export trade in empire markets, including Great Britain?

2. If so, what action has been taken to work out some arrangements in connection therewith without any hardship to the British dollar situation?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   EXPORT TRADE-ELECTRICAL PRODUCTS
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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. McILRAITII:

The request referred to in part 1 of the question has been received and considered, and the answer has been given to the association.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   EXPORT TRADE-ELECTRICAL PRODUCTS
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AMMONIUM NITRATE

PC

Mr. HATFIELD:

Progressive Conservative

1. For what quantity of ammonium nitrate were export permits issued from January 1, 1947, to June 1, 1948?

2. What quota for the export of ammonium nitrate did Canada hold during the 1947-1948 season ?

3. What was the value per ton on the above exports?

4. What was Canada's allotment in the international pool of ammonium nitrate?

5. To whom were the export permits issued and for what quantities?

Mr. MoILRAITH:

1. Export permits were issued from January 1, 1947 to June 1, 1948, for an amount of 203,156 short tons of ammonium nitrate material. It is not known what portion of this was actually exported.

2. There is no quota in terms of specific nitrogen material. Allocations are established on basis of total nitrogen in terms of metric tons N. Export permits are approved on cyanamid, ammonium nitrate, sulphate of ammonia and ammonium phosphate after Canadian requirements are supplied. The exportable surplus of nitrogen, which includes the above products for the fertilizer trade year 1947-1948 amounts to 132,422 metric tons N.

Inquiries oj the Ministry

3. Export prices vary according to supplying companies and countries of destination.

4. No allotments of ammonium nitrate specifically. Allocations of nitrogen are set up by the international emergency food committee on a total nitrogen basis, regardless of the nitrogenous material.

5. It is not in the public interest to disclose the private business of the individual concerns.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   AMMONIUM NITRATE
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PASSPORTS FOR INFANT CHILDREN

CCF

Mr. CASTLEDEN:

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

1. Were any passports issued 'by the Department of External Affairs during each of the years, 1944, 1945, 1946, 1947, and up to March 31, 1948, to permit the expatriation of babies from Alberta on the application of the superintendent of child welfare of that province?

2. If so, how many and in favour of what countries?

3. How many were issued to each country during each of these periods?

Mr. ST. LAURENT: I had a word with the hon. member and explained to him that the information requested by his question had been prepared with respect to the years 1945, 1946 and 1947 and could be supplied at once, but that to prepare it for 1944 and 1948 would take a considerable time. I understood him to say that he would prefer to have the answer for 1945, 1946 and 1947 at once, and on that understanding I am giving that information now.

1. Yes.

2. 1945, 54; 1946, 64; 1947, 11. United States, Costa Rica, Panama.

3. 1945-United States, 53; Costa Rica, 1. 1946-United States, 62; Costa Rica, 1; Panama, 1. 1947-United States, 10; Costa Rica, 1.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   PASSPORTS FOR INFANT CHILDREN
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CCF

George Hugh Castleden

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

Mr. CASTLEDEN:

Have protests been received by the government from federal or state child welfare authorities of the United. States against the granting of passports for the entry of infant children into the United States from Alberta?

Mr. ST. LAURENT: No protest has been received so far as is known by the government.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   PASSPORTS FOR INFANT CHILDREN
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CCF

Mr. CASTLEDEN:

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

1. What check is made of infant children crossing the Canadian border with foster parents from the United States?

2. Are any children permitted to cross the Canadian border into the United States without passports?

Mr. ST. LAURENT: If crossing temporarily, no passports are required by any Canadian citizens. If entry is for permanent landing, children will require passports.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   PASSPORTS FOR INFANT CHILDREN
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VETERANS AFFAIRS


On the orders of the day: Mr. J. H. BLACIvMORE (Lethbridge): Mr. Speaker, I should like to direct a question to the Minister of Veterans Affairs, or to 'his parliamentary assistant, or to the government. Will the minister ascertain and announce to the house at the earliest possible date the answer to each of the following questions: 1. Where is veteran T. Harvey, Regimental No. D76502 and pension No. 550593, known to have been discharged from Ste. Anne's hospital, Ste. Anne de Bellevue, P.Q., on June 14, 1948; known to have been in Ottawa June 17, 1948; known to have been at 507 Place d'Armes, Montreal, some time since June 17?


LIB

James Horace King (Speaker of the Senate)

Liberal

Mr. SPEAKER:

I suggest to the hon. member a question of 'this kind should foe placed on the order paper.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   VETERANS AFFAIRS
Sub-subtopic:   QUESTION AS TO VETERAN T. HARVEY
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SC

John Horne Blackmore

Social Credit

Mr. BLACKMORE:

Mr. Speaker, the matter is too urgent for the order paper.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   VETERANS AFFAIRS
Sub-subtopic:   QUESTION AS TO VETERAN T. HARVEY
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LIB

James Horace King (Speaker of the Senate)

Liberal

Mr. SPEAKER:

Order. I am sorry to interrupt the hon. member, but according to the rules of the house, he is asking the perfect type of question for the order paper.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   VETERANS AFFAIRS
Sub-subtopic:   QUESTION AS TO VETERAN T. HARVEY
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SC

John Horne Blackmore

Social Credit

Mr. BLACKMORE:

It is certainly an

urgent matter.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   VETERANS AFFAIRS
Sub-subtopic:   QUESTION AS TO VETERAN T. HARVEY
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EXPORTS TO THE UNITED STATES


On the orders of the day:


PC

William Earl Rowe

Progressive Conservative

Hon. W. EARL ROWE (Dufferin-Simcoe):

In view of the change of policy announced by the Minister of Trade and Commerce on June 18 with respect to the removal of price ceilings on Ontario wheat, can he tell us now, especially having regard to the crop year beginning July 1, whether the export of wheat can be made to the United States without permit?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   EXPORTS TO THE UNITED STATES
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June 24, 1948