March 28, 1949

LIB

Stuart Sinclair Garson (Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada)

Liberal

Mr. Garson:

Amounts provided for the administration of the Combines Investigation Act in recent years have been:

Main Supplementary estimates estimates

1946- 47

$ 67,430 $ 38,5931947- 48

120,775 9,0001948- 49

151,683 19,0001949- 50

199,200 __

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Subtopic:   PRICES COMMITTEE-COMBINES INVESTIGATION COMMISSIONER
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NATIONAL FILM BOARD

PC

Mr. Black (Cumberland):

Progressive Conservative

1. Who are the members of the national film board?

2. When was each member appointed and for what term?

3. What have been the expenses of each member of the board during each year from 1946, for travel, hotel, and other charges and allowances?

4. Who are the manager and the assistant manager?

5. What remuneration does each receive?

6. For what term has each been appointed?

7. What have been the expenses of each during each year from 1946, for travel, hotel, and other charges and allowances?

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Subtopic:   NATIONAL FILM BOARD
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LIB

Mr. Winters: (Minister of Reconstruction and Supply)

Liberal

1. The chairman of the national film board and the other member of the King's privy council for Canada hold office during pleasure; the other six members of the board hold office for three years. Retiring members are eligible for reappointment.

The present members of the board are:

Hon. Robert H. Winters, Minister of Reconstruction and Supply, chairman.

Hon. J. J. McCann, Minister of National Revenue.

Dr. G. Bouchard: appointed August 31, 1940; reappointed August 31, 1943; reappointed August 31, 1946.

Mr.- M. M. Maclean: appointed January 12, 1944; reappointed January 12, 1947.

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Subtopic:   NATIONAL FILM BOARD
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Charles Grant MacNeil

Mr. J. F. MacNeill:

appointed November 11, 1942, reappointed November 11, 1945; reappointed November 11, 1948.

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Subtopic:   NATIONAL FILM BOARD
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Donald Cameron

Mr. D. Cameron:

appointed August 31, 1943; reappointed August 31, 1946.

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Subtopic:   NATIONAL FILM BOARD
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Guy Favreau

Mr. J. C. Falardeau:

appointed February 26, 1948, to serve the remainder of Mr. E. Turcotte's term of office which expires September 1, 1950.

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Subtopic:   NATIONAL FILM BOARD
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Douglas George Leopold Cunnington

Mr. J. A. Cunningham:

appointed February 22, 1949.

2. See answer to No. 1.

3. Mr. D. Cameron: 1946, $455.62; 1947, $634.27; 1948, $1,058.35.

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Subtopic:   NATIONAL FILM BOARD
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Guy Favreau

Mr. J. C. Falardeau:

1948, $291.65; 1949, $49.65.

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Subtopic:   NATIONAL FILM BOARD
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CON

Arthur Marcotte

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. E. Turcotte:

1946, $61.90; 1947, $81.00.

4. There is no manager or assistant manager of the national film board.

5. See answer to No. 4.

6. See answer to No. 4.

7. See answer to No. 4.

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Subtopic:   NATIONAL FILM BOARD
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* SHIPMENTS OF B.C. APPLES TO BRAZIL IN EXCHANGE FOR ORANGES

PC

Mr. Hatfield:

Progressive Conservative

1. What quantity of apples was shipped from British Columbia to Brazil in exchange for oranges?

2. What was the value of said apples?

3. Were all the oranges exchanged for these apples imported into Canada?

4. To what ports were the oranges delivered?

5. Were they put into storage?

6. How were the said oranges disposed of and what was the total amount received for same?

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Subtopic:   * SHIPMENTS OF B.C. APPLES TO BRAZIL IN EXCHANGE FOR ORANGES
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LIB

Clarence Decatur Howe (Minister of Trade and Commerce)

Liberal

Mr. Howe:

Perhaps I can answer this question orally. While the Department of Trade and Commerce lent its assistance to this transaction, it was a private business deal and the department has no official information concerning it.

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Subtopic:   * SHIPMENTS OF B.C. APPLES TO BRAZIL IN EXCHANGE FOR ORANGES
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OFFICIAL RESIDENCE FOR THE PRIME MINISTER

SC

Mr. Ashby:

Social Credit

1. Has the government acquired property in the city of Ottawa to be used as an official residence for the Prime Minister of Canada?

2. If so (a) where is the property located; (b) what was the price paid for it; (c) when will it be made available to the Prime Minister of Canada?

3. If no such property has been acquired by the government, is an official residence for the Prime Minister being considered? If so, will it be located in the city of Ottawa?

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Subtopic:   OFFICIAL RESIDENCE FOR THE PRIME MINISTER
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LIB

Mr. St. Laurent: (Prime Minister; President of the Privy Council)

Liberal

1. No.

2. See answer to No. 1.

3. This question has not yet been formally considered.

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Subtopic:   OFFICIAL RESIDENCE FOR THE PRIME MINISTER
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NATIONAL CAPITAL PLAN

PC

Mr. Fulton:

Progressive Conservative

1. Of the $2,500,000 appropriated by parliament last year for purposes of the national capital plan, how much has been expended to date?

2. Has any specific part of the said sum been approved or appropriated for expenditure in connection with the acquisition of lands in the Hurdman's bridge area?

3. What are the details of such expenditures or appropriations?

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Subtopic:   NATIONAL CAPITAL PLAN
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LIB

Mr. St. Laurent: (Prime Minister; President of the Privy Council)

Liberal

1. Nil.

2. See answer to No. 1.

3. See answer to No. 1.

(See also page 2333).

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Subtopic:   NATIONAL CAPITAL PLAN
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UNITED NATIONS

March 28, 1949