April 7, 1949


630. Departmental administration-further amount required, $1,200. 631. Citizenship branch-further amount required, $3,779. Patent and copyright office- 632. Patent record division-further amount required, $15,000.


DEPARTMENT OF TRADE AND COMMERCE


633. Departmental administration-to provide for an additional deputy minister for the Department of Trade and Commerce for a period not exceeding two years commencing February 1, 1949, to be appointed by the governor in council, to be called the associate deputy minister of trade and commerce



Supply to hold office during pleasure and to have and exercise, under the deputy minister of trade and commerce, such powers, duties and functions of the Minister of Trade and Commerce as may be specified by such minister, at a salary of $12,000 per annum; order in council P.C. 132/1088 of March 9, 1949, appointing Sydney David Pierce as such associate deputy minister on the terms therein set forth, is ratified; amount required for the 1948-49 fiscal year, $2,000. Exhibitions- 634. Exhibitions generally-further amount required, $146,404. Dominion bureau of statistics- 635. Statistics-further amount required, $41,533. Canada Grain Act- 636. Operation and maintenance, including inspection, weighing, registration, etc.-further amount required, $19,300. Special- 637. To reimburse the Canadian Commercial Corporation for expenses incurred in purchasing materials, supplies and equipment, etc., on behalf of the Department of National Defence, under chapter 51, statutes of 1947-further amount required, $208,000. 638. To reimburse the Canadian Commercial Corporation for amounts advanced by it as working capital under mortgage security to George T. Davie and Sons Limited (losses on which advances cannot yet be estimated) for the purpose of enabling that company to complete and to deliver ships to the Ming Sung Industrial Company Limited, which purchased such ships with funds derived mainly from a loan for this purpose guaranteed by Canada under part II of the Export Credits Insurance Act, $850,000. 639. To reimburse the Canadian wheat board for expenses incurred from August 1, 1947 to July 31. 1948, in regulating deliveries of grain, allocation of railway cars and administration of regulations relating to maximum prices of grain, $128,367.54. 640. To reimburse the Canadian wheat board for the deficit incurred from the operations of the wheat board on the 1947 crop account, flax division, for the period August 1, 1947 to July 31, 1948, pursuant to regulations passed under the Canadian Wheat Board Act, 1935, as amended, and approved by orders in council P.C. 3038 of July 31, 1947, and P.C. 829 of February 26, 1948, $4,454,250.44. Demobilization and reconversion- (Provided in main estimates under Reconstruction and Supply) - 641. To provide for the cost of replacement, repair, reconditioning and salvage of essential buildings, machinery and equipment destroyed or partially destroyed by fire at the Canadian Arsenals Limited, Dominion Arsenals (Val Rose) plant, Quebec City, $275,000. 642. Incentive bonus to industry to expedite the production of strategic building materials-further amount required, $135,000.


DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORT


643. Departmental administration-further amount required, $25,000. Canals service- 644. Canals service - administration - further amount required, $3,000. 645. Canals-operation and maintenance-further amount required, $71,470. Marine service- 646. Construction, maintenance and supervision of aids to navigation, including salaries and allowances to lightkeepers-further amount required, $62,700. 647. Miscellaneous services relating to navigation and shipping, including grant of $3,500 to l'Ecole d'Arts et Metiers de Rimouski, Quebec-further amount required, $3,500. 648. To provide for the repayment to a proper authority or to the government of the United Kingdom of expected expenses, as defined in section 296 (5) of the Canada Shipping Act, incurred by the said government for the relief, maintenance and repatriation of distressed seamen left behind out of Canada from ships registered in Canada, or of distressed Canadian seamen left behind out of Canada from ships other than of Canadian registry, $1,900. 649. Steamship inspection-further amount required, $5,000. 650. River St. Lawrence ship channel-contract dredging in the St. Lawrence river and Montreal harbour, including cost of administration-capital-further amount required, $206,600. Canadian maritime commission-mail subsidies and steamship subventions-western local services- 651. Prince Rupert, B.C., and Queen Charlotte islands, service between-further amount required, $147,935. Vancouver and northern ports of British Columbia, service between-further amount required, $171,065. Victoria and west coast Vancouver island, service between-further amount required, $60,000. Eastern local services- 652. Campobello, N.B., and Lubec, Maine, service between-further amount required, $333.33. Mulgrave and Arichat, N.S., service between-further amount required, $2,000. Mulgrave and Canso, N.S., service between-further amount required, $12,500. Mulgrave and Guysboro, N.S., calling at intermediate ports, service between-further amount required, $2,500. Pictou, Mulgrave and Cheticamp, N.S., service between-further amount required, $2,500. Pictou, Souris and the Magdalen island, service between-further amount required, $28,000. Quebec, Natashquan and Harrington, service between-further amount required, $320,500. Quebec, or Montreal and Gaspe, calling at way ports, service between-further amount required, $66,500. . Rimouski, Matane and points on the north shore of the St. Lawrence, service between-further amount required, $50,500. Sydney and Bras d'Or lake ports, west coast of Cape Breton, and Prince Edward Island, service between-further amount required, $5,000. Railway service-Maritime Freight Rates Act- 653. Additional amount in excess of the sum of $4,800,000 already appropriated to authorize and provide for the payment from time to time during the fiscal year 1948-49 to the Canadian National Railway Company of the difference (estimated by the Canadian National Railway Company and certified by the auditors of the said company to the Minister of Transport as and when required by the said minister) occurring on account of the application of the Maritime Freight Rates Act, between the tariff tolls and the normal tolls (upon the same basis as set out in section 9 of the said act with respect to companies therein referred to) on all traffic moved during the calendar year 1948 under the tariffs approved on the eastern lines (as referred to in section 2 of the said act) of the Canadian National Railways-further amount required, $557,571.80. 654. Additional amount in excess of the sum of $1,150,000 already appropriated to authorize and provide for the payment from time to time during the fiscal year 1948-49 of the difference (estimated by the Board of Transport Commissioners for Canada and certified by the said board to the Minister of Transport, as and when required by the said minister) occurring on account of the application of the Maritime Freight Rates Act, between the tariff tolls and the normal tolls (referred to in section 9 of the said act) on all traffic moved during the calendar year 1948 under the tariffs approved by the following companies: Canada and Gulf Terminal Railway; Canadian Pacific Railway, including Fredericton and Grand Lake Coal and Railway Company, and New Brunswick Coal and Railway Company; Cumberland Railway and Coal Company; Dominion Atlantic Railway; Maritime Coal, Railway and Power Company; Sydney and Louisburg Railway; Temiscouata Railway Company-further amount required, $98,486.22. Pensions and other benefits- 655. Additional amount in excess of $480 already appropriated to recoup the workmen's compensation board of British Columbia in continuation of a pension granted and to be paid by that board up to the 31st March, 1949, in the sum of $50 per month from May 1, 1948, to the widow of the late E. J. McCoskrie who was formerly employed as port warden at Prince Rupert, B.C., and who was killed while in the performance of his duties-further amount required, $110. Air service-civil aviation division- 656. Contribution to the international civil aviation organization as Canada's portion of the financial assistance to the government of Iceland in respect of the provision, operation and maintenance of certain air navigation services, $122,000. Radio division- 657. Issue of radio receiving licences-(Transport Department only)-further amount required, $23,800. General-[DOT] 658. Expenses of the royal commission on national transportation, $10,000. Demobilization and reconversion- 659. Acquisition of properties in Canada for U.S. authorities-further amount required, $16,250. Government-owned enterprises-deficits-transport- 660. Additional amount in excess of the sum of $904,000 already appropriated, to provide for the payment during the fiscal year 1948-49 to the Canadian National Railway Company (hereinafter called the national company) upon applications approved by the Minister of Transport, made from time to time by the national company to the Minister of Supply Finance, and to be applied by the national company in payment of the deficit (certified by the auditors of the national company) in the operation of the Prince Edward Island car ferry and terminals arising in the calendar year 1948-further amount required, $315,880.75. 661. Amount required to provide for the payment during the fiscal year 1948-49 to the Canadian National Railway Company (hereinafter called the national company) upon applications approved by the Minister of Transport, made from time to time by the national company to the Minister of Finance, and to be applied by the national company in payment of the deficit (certified by the auditors of the national company) arising in the calendar year 1948; this amount to be applied in the repayment of accountable advances made to the national company from the consolidated revenue fund, under authority of the Canadian National Railways' Financing and Guarantee Act, 1948-Canadian National Railways, exclusive of eastern lines, $19,244,635.35; eastern lines, $14,288,105.77; total, $33,532,741.12. 662. To hereby authorize and provide for payment during the fiscal year 1948-49 to Trans-Canada Air Lines to be applied by Trans-Canada Air Lines in payment of the deficit (certified by the auditors of Trans-Canada Air Lines) resulting from the operations of Trans-Canada Air Lines and its subsidiary, Trans-Canada (Atlantic) Limited, during the calendar year 1948; this amount to be applied in the repayment of accountable advances made to the company from the consolidated revenue fund under authority of the Canadian National Railways' Financing and Guarantee Act, 1948-Trans-Canada Air Lines, $1,183,022.16; Trans-Canada (Atlantic) Limited, $1,750,218.22; total, $2,933,240.38. National harbours board- 663. To provide for payment to national harbours board, of the amount hereinafter set forth, to be applied in payment of the deficits (exclusive of interest on dominion government advances and depreciation on capital structures) arising in the calendar year 1948, in the operation of the following -Quebec harbour, $156,400.83; Prescott elevator, $38,709.32; total $195,110.15.


DEPARTMENT OF TRADE AND COMMERCE


Loans and investments- 664. To provide for the purchase and placing in storage of strategic reserves of materials, $3,250,000. 665. To provide for advances to Canadian Arsenals Limited to increase the working capital fund for the operations of the company, $2,500,000.



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