March 28, 1949

PC

Mr. Hazen:

Progressive Conservative

1. What company or companies received funds held in escrow for the purchase of two 10,000-ton stores-issuing ships from the crown for their conversion in Canada to dry cargo vessels?

2. How much was received by these companies?

3. What were the names of the two ships that were purchased from the crown?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   PURCHASE OF SHIPS FROM THE CROWN
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LIB

Mr. Chevrier: (Minister of Transport)

Liberal

1. Federal Commerce and Navigation Company, Limited.

2. $497,177.

3. S.S. Fort Wrangell and S.S. Fort Providence.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   PURCHASE OF SHIPS FROM THE CROWN
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RESALE OF PARK STEAMSHIPS

PC

Mr. Hazen:

Progressive Conservative

1. How much money is deposited in escrow in the vendors' name from the resale of the S.S. Yarmouth County (ex-Park name Fort Astoria) by Acadia Overseas Freighters, Ltd., to San Martine Compania de Navigacion, S.A.?

2. How much money is deposited in escrow in vendors' name from resale of S.S. D'Arcy McGee (ex-Park name Hamilton Park) by Canadian Coastwise Carriers Limited to The Netherlands government?

3. How much money is deposited in escrow in the vendors' name from resale of S.S. Marchdale (exPark name Dundurn Park) by Canadian Shipowners Limited to Wallem & Company?

4. How much money is deposited in escrow in the vendors' name from resale of S.S. Harmac Vancouver (ex-Park name Cromwell Park) by Canadian Transport Company to Amarylis Steamship Company?

5. How much money is deposited in escrow in the vendors' name from the resale of the S.S. Federal Ambassador (ex-Park name Beresford Park) by Federal Commerce & Navigation Company to Jut-landia Steamship Company?

6. How much money is deposited in escrow in the vendors' name from resale of the S.S. Harmac Westminster (ex-Park name Seacliff Park) by Canadian Transport Company to Compania de Navagacion

Sappho?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   RESALE OF PARK STEAMSHIPS
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LIB

Mr. Chevrier: (Minister of Transport)

Liberal

1. Gross sale price received... $650,000.00 Amount withdrawn on account

of expenses incidental to sale 32,500.00

Net proceeds of sale 617,500.00

Loan from escrow account to satisfy mortgage due war assets corporation, repayable within five years 222,959.85

Amount of deposit $394,540.15

2. Gross sale price received... $618,000.00 Amount withdrawn on account

of expenses incidental to sale 40,000.00

Net proceeds of sale 578,000.00

Loan from escrow account to satisfy mortgage due war assets corporation, repayable within five years 220,359.10

Amount on deposit $357,640.90

3. Gross sale price received... $725,000.00 Amount withdrawn on account

of expenses incidental to sale 12,796.50

Amount on deposit $712,203.50

4. Gross sale price received.. 650,000.00

Amount withdrawn on account

of expenses incidental to sale 22,768.06

. Amount on deposit $627,231.94

Questions

5. Amount on deposit Nil

Note: This company, having used funds to purchase and convert supply vessels, has fulfilled its obligations under the replacement plan.

6. Gross sale price received.... $625,000.00 Amount withdrawn on account

of expenses incidental to sale 25,047.06

Amount on deposit $599,952.94

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   RESALE OF PARK STEAMSHIPS
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MOTOR VESSEL "W. S. NEWTON"

CCF

William Scottie Bryce

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

Mr. Bryce:

What were the names and ranks of all engineers that have served on the M.V. W.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   MOTOR VESSEL "W. S. NEWTON"
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LIB

Lionel Chevrier (Minister of Transport)

Liberal

Mr. Chevrier:

Year Temporal Certificate

1933 Oddur Olafson 19741934 Arni Anderson 2031Oddur Olafson 20411935 Arni Anderson 2104Oddur Olafson 21051936 Arni Anderson 2164Oddur Olafson 2165Olafur Olafson 22091937 Oddur Olafson 2239Olafur Olafson 22401938 Oddur Olafson 2301Olafur Olafson 23001939 Oddur Olafson 2373Olafur Olafson 2372

The annual inspection forms of ships, which record the ranks of the respective engineers, are retained in the departmental records for a period of five years only. As the years referred to above are previous to this period, there is now no record of the ranks of these engineers.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   MOTOR VESSEL "W. S. NEWTON"
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LOANS TO GOVERNMENT FROM BANKS

LIB

Mr. Sinnott:

Liberal

1. What is the total amount of money borrowed from the chartered banks of Canada during 1948, in (a) long term loans; (b) short term loans?

2. What was the rate of interest?

3. How much money was borrowed by the government from the Bank of Canada?

4. What was the total interest on Canada's national debt in 1948, and to whom was it paid?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   LOANS TO GOVERNMENT FROM BANKS
Sub-subtopic:   INTEREST ON PUBLIC DEBT
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LIB

Gleason Belzile (Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Finance)

Liberal

Mr. Belzile:

1, 2 and 3. See page xxxi of the Public Accounts of Canada for the fiscal year ended March 31, 1948.

4. Fiscal year ended March 31, 1948,

$455,455,203.64. As a large proportion of the securities of Canada are in bearer form, it is not possible to state to whom interest on the said securities was paid.

2054

Questions

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   LOANS TO GOVERNMENT FROM BANKS
Sub-subtopic:   INTEREST ON PUBLIC DEBT
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HOSPITAL GRANTS-PROJECTS APPROVED

CCF

Mr. Coldwell:

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

1. What is the total cost for each of the hospitals listed on page 836 of Hansard of February 23, 1949?

2. What is the total cost of all of these hospitals?

3. What is the total dominion grant which has been approved for each of such hospitals?

4. What is the total of all the dominion grants approved for these hospitals?

5. Which of the above-mentioned hospitals fall into each of the categories $1,000 per bed and $1,500 per bed respectively?

6. On what date did construction begin on l'lnsti-tut Medico-Pedagogique du Mont Providence?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   HOSPITAL GRANTS-PROJECTS APPROVED
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LIB

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

Liberal

1. See table below.

2. $52,997,228 (estimated).

3. See table below.

4. $5,903,707 (estimated).

5. All the hospitals listed on page 836 of Hansard of February 23, 1949, fall into the category which would receive $1,000 per bed

or a proportionate payment thereof, with the exception of the following hospitals, which would receive $1,500 per bed or a proportionate payment thereof:

Prince Edward Island-Beach Grove.

Quebec-St. Joseph des Convalescents, St. Joseph sanatorium, Sanatorium Cooke, Sanatorium Begin, Sanatorium de Macamic, Sanatorium St. Georges, l'lnstitut Medico-Pedagogique du Mont Providence.

Ontario-St. Peter's infirmary.

British Columbia-Provincial mental.

6. October, 1946. While orders in council P.C. 3403 and P.C. 5504 covering hospital construction grants were passed on July 28, 1948, and November 30, 1948, respectively, provision was made therein for payment, under certain conditions, of such grants in respect of hospitals which were already under construction as of the 1st day of April, 1948, which was the case in this instance.

(1)

Approx.

cost as (3)

estimated Estimated by hospi- federal

Province Hospital tal body grant*

Prince Edward Island .. Beach Grove

Nova Scotia Eastern Shore Memorial

Nova Scotia Queen's

Nova Scotia Lunenburg

Nova Scotia Twin Oaks Memorial

Nova Scotia Guysborough Memorial

Nova Scotia Victoria County Memorial hospital

Quebec Hospital Lafleche

Quebec Hopital Ste. Marie

Quebec St. Joseph des Convalescents

Quebec St. Joseph sanatorium

Quebec Hotel Dieu de Montmagny

Quebec Sanatorium Cooke

Quebec Sanatorium Begin

Quebec St. Eusebe

Quebec Sanatorium de Macamic

Quebec St. Croix

Quebec Hotel Dieu Notre Dame de Beauce

Quebec Sanatorium St. Georges

Quebec Saint-Sauveur

Quebec Notre Dame de Lourdes de Blanc Sablon...

Quebec Youville

Quebec l'Hotel-Dieu d'Amos

Quebec Hopital de la Providence

Quebec l'lnstitut Medico-Pedagogique du Mont

Providence

Ontario Sudbury General

Ontario West Lincoln Memorial

Ontario Hamilton General

Ontario St. Peter's infirmary

Ontario Leamington District Memorial

Ontario Cobourg General

Ontario St. Joseph's General

$ 300,000 $ 85,667

168,000 18,744

250,208 41,667

355,150 55,000

54,944 10,000

45,000 7,000

106,381 17,794

1,390,250 106,968

1,800,000 67,843

675,668 173,599

4,900,000 564,019

1,118,000 118,000

2,412,430 124,660

3,200,000 206,558

1,500,000 67,356

2,750,000 256,698

2,500,000 191,684

1,200,000 176,017

3,399,853 248,556

1,417,364 69,676

247,000 16,759

2,301,000 31,599

2,300,000 189,412

288,775 56,333

7,463,082 1,498,277

1,500,000 168,667

203,000 38,667

1,071,070 181,000

115,000 38,333

450,000 57,000

5,000 1,667

515,000 65,000

Questions

(1)

Approx.

Province Hospital

Ontario Haldimand War Memorial hospital

Ontario Trenton Memorial hospital

Ontario Alexandra hospital

Ontario Oakville Trafalgar Memorial hospital

Ontario Oshawa General hospital

Ontario Cornwall General hospital

Manitoba Killarney General

Manitoba Gilbert Plains

Manitoba Steinbach General

Manitoba Benito hospital

Manitoba Boissevain hospital

Manitoba Altona hospital

Manitoba Carberry hospital (Fox Memorial)

Manitoba Cartwright and District medical nursing unit

Manitoba Fisher Branch outpost hospital

Saskatchewan Assiniboia General

Alberta Vulcan Municipal

Alberta Olds Municipal

Alberta Three Hills Municipal

Alberta Stettler Municipal

Alberta Rimbey Municipal hospital

British Columbia Provincial Mental

British Columbia Royal Columbian

British Columbia Vernon Jubilee

British Columbia Langley Memorial

British Columbia St. George's hospital

British Columbia Fernie Memorial

British Columbia North Vancouver General hospital

British Columbia Princeton General hospital

*When construction is completed and actual cost is known, the am grant will have to be revised in certain instances.

cost as (3)

estimated Estimated

by hospi- federal

tal body grant*

350,000 53,667

642,477 58,916

365,000 61,333

340,000 50,000

52,121 4,758

642,727 66,580

110,412 5,203

50,000 12,000

100,000 34,000

60,000 9,000

64,439 3,049

210,306 10,672

53,000 10,000

50,000 9,248

56,750 12,000

52,430 9,996

96,200 17,000

65,000 12,000

142,156 9,224

178,279 34,333

148,280 13,420

262,795 87,598

1,600,000 140,782

575,000 115,455

232,710 33,546

164,781 30,977

305,000 40,333

20,000 6,667

5,190 1,730

lount of the federal

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   HOSPITAL GRANTS-PROJECTS APPROVED
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CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS

CCF

Mr. Knowles: (Whip of the Co-operative Commonwealth Federation)

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

1. How many employees now working for the Canadian National Railways are making payments toward a supplemental pension in addition to the basic pension of $25 per month to which they will be entitled on retirement at age 65?

2. How many employees now working for the Canadian National Railways will be entitled on retirement, according to their present status, to only the basic pension of $25 per month?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS
Sub-subtopic:   PENSIONS
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LIB

Mr. Chevrier: (Minister of Transport)

Liberal

1. Contributors to C.N.R. pension plan, 35,267; contributors to I.C.R & P.E.I. provident fund, 5,462: contributors to G.T.R. superannuation and provident fund association, 23.

2. There is no record of the number of employees who on retirement will be entitled to only the basic pension of $25 per month. Approximately only one third of eligible employees are contributing to a supplementary pension.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS
Sub-subtopic:   PENSIONS
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ROYAL COMMISSION ON PRICES

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Mr. Maclnnis:

1. How many persons (other than House of Commons employees) were employed by the special parliamentary committee on prices 1948?

2. What are the names and occupations of such persons?

3. How much was paid to each person for (a) salary; (b) traveling and living expenses; (c) what was the per diem rate of remuneration?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   ROYAL COMMISSION ON PRICES
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LIB

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

Liberal

1. Fourteen.

2. Monet, Fabio, K.C., Legal adviser; Dyde, H. A., Legal adviser; Wilson, J. R. M., Accountant; King, H., Accountant; Dowe, M., Stenographer; Edey, P., Stenographer; Ghent, A., Stenographer; Lascelle, L., Stenographer; Lemieux, J., Stenographer; Morris, J., Stenographer; Richardson, G., Stenographer; Spears, M. E., Stenographer; Green, S. A., Stenographer, Wright, L., Supervisor.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   ROYAL COMMISSION ON PRICES
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March 28, 1949