April 4, 1949

CCF

Eric Bowness McKay

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

Mr. McKay:

How many houses (a) have been constructed; (b) are under construction in (i) Canada; (ii) Saskatchewan, by Wartime Housing corporation as at December 31, 1948?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   WARTIME HOUSING
Sub-subtopic:   HOUSES BUILT AND UNDER CONSTRUCTION
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LIB

Robert Henry Winters (Minister of Reconstruction and Supply)

Liberal

Mr. Winters:

The number of housing units (a) constructed in Canada by Wartime Housing Limited and Central Mortgage and Housing Corporation, as at December 31, 1948, was 38,126, of which 2,265 housing units had been constructed in Saskatchewan.

The number of housing units (b) under construction by Central Mortgage and Housing Corporation as at December 31, 1948, was 6,721, of which 547 are under construction in Saskatchewan.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   WARTIME HOUSING
Sub-subtopic:   HOUSES BUILT AND UNDER CONSTRUCTION
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TRANS-CANADA HIGHWAY CHOICE OF ROUTE

SC

Mr. Johnston:

Social Credit

1. What provinces have been consulted concerning a possible route for the trans-Canada highway?

2. What was the nature of the reply, if any, from each province?

3. What is the dominion government's financial share to each province for the construction of such a road?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   TRANS-CANADA HIGHWAY CHOICE OF ROUTE
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LIB

Mr. Winters: (Minister of Reconstruction and Supply)

Liberal

1. All the provinces have been invited to submit proposed routes.

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2. All the provinces discussed their related problems at a conference in Ottawa on December 14 and 15, 1948. Subsequently, to date, eight of the ten provinces have submitted statistics on mileages, standards, costs, possible routes, and other technical data.

3. Not yet determined.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   TRANS-CANADA HIGHWAY CHOICE OF ROUTE
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UNITED STATES FIRMS IN CANADA

CCF

Alexander Maxwell (Max) Campbell

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

Mr. Campbell:

What profits made in Canada by American firms have (a) been converted into U.S. dollars and (b) reinvested in Canada in 1946, 1947 and 1948?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   UNITED STATES FIRMS IN CANADA
Sub-subtopic:   PROFITS CON- VERTED INTO UNITED STATES FUNDS AND REINVESTED IN CANADA
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LIB

Gleason Belzile (Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Finance)

Liberal

Mr. Belzile:

(a) 1946, $106,267,982; 1947, $124,126,951; 1948, $118,335,158.

Note: These figures relate to profits paid to United States companies by their branches in Canada and by Canadian subsidiaries to United States parent companies owning or controlling them to the extent of 50 per cent or more.

(b) The records of the foreign exchange control board are not maintained in such a manner as to make it possible to obtain the answer to this question.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   UNITED STATES FIRMS IN CANADA
Sub-subtopic:   PROFITS CON- VERTED INTO UNITED STATES FUNDS AND REINVESTED IN CANADA
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IMMIGRATION

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Mr. Maclnnis:

1. How many applications were received in the calendar year 1948 from Canadian citizens of Chinese origin to bring wives and children to Canada?

2. How many (a) wives; (b) children, entered Canada as a result of such applications?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   IMMIGRATION
Sub-subtopic:   WIVES AND CHILDREN OF CHINESE IN CANADA
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LIB

Mr. Maybank: (Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Mines and Resources)

Liberal

1. 244.

2. Up to February 28, 1949: wives, 17; children, 49.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   IMMIGRATION
Sub-subtopic:   WIVES AND CHILDREN OF CHINESE IN CANADA
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INCOME TAX APPEAL BOARD

PC

Mr. Diefenbaker:

Progressive Conservative

1. Who are the members of the income tax appeal board and what is the salary of each of them?

2. How many appeals, by provinces, have been taken to the income tax appeal board?

3. Must an applicant on launching an appeal against assessment file security for costs and if so, in what amount?

4. If an appellant is unsuccessful what is the approximate amount of costs (outside of witness fees) to which he will become liable?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   INCOME TAX APPEAL BOARD
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LIB

Mr. McCann: (Minister of National Revenue)

Liberal

1. The members of the income tax appeal board are Mr. Justice R. T. Graham, chairman; Mr. Fabio Monet, C.R., Mr. W. S. Fisher, K.C.

The salaries are fixed by statute (Income Tax Act, chapter 52, statutes of 1948, section 77(6)), and are as follows: chairman,

$13,333.33 a year, and every other member, $10,000 a year.

Questions

2. The following is the number of appeals by provinces taken to the income tax appeal board as at March 31, 1949: Nova Scotia, Nil; Prince Edward Island, Nil; New Brunswick, Nil; Quebec, 2; Ontario, 4; Manitoba, 2; Saskatchewan, 1; Alberta, 2; British Columbia, 2; Total, 13.

3. Yes; $15 (Income Tax Act, chapter 52, statutes of 1948).

4. $15.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   INCOME TAX APPEAL BOARD
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INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT BANK

CCF

Wilbert Ross Thatcher

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

Mr. Thatcher:

What loans have been made in Saskatchewan by the Industrial Development bank, annually, since its inception?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT BANK
Sub-subtopic:   LOANS IN SASKATCHEWAN
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LIB

Gleason Belzile (Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Finance)

Liberal

Mr. Belzile:

Fiscal Year Gross Amount

Ended September 30 Authorized*

1945** $ 30,000

1946 37,819

1947 133,481

1948 67,500

* Gross amount authorized less cancellations and reductions in amounts authorized. ** Eleven months.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT BANK
Sub-subtopic:   LOANS IN SASKATCHEWAN
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IMMIGRATION

IND

Frédéric Dorion

Independent

Mr. Dorion:

Since Janauary 1, 1946, how many immigrants were admitted to Canada from (a) Bohemia; (b) Moravia; (c) Slovakia?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   IMMIGRATION
Sub-subtopic:   BOHEMIA, MORAVIA AND SLOVAKIA
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LIB

Ralph Maybank (Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Mines and Resources)

Liberal

Mr. Maybank:

(By racial

origin) Bohemian Moravian Slovakian Calendar year

1946 31 1 191947 27 7 921948 24 12 455Total 82 20 566

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   IMMIGRATION
Sub-subtopic:   BOHEMIA, MORAVIA AND SLOVAKIA
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April 4, 1949