May 10, 1950

PC

Mr. Hatfield:

Progressive Conservative

1. What quantity of potato starch was imported into Canada, and from what countries, during the year 1949?

2. What was the value of same?

3. What quantity of corn starch was imported into Canada during 1949, and what was the value of same?

4. What other starches were imported into Canada during the year 1949?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   IMPORTS OF STARCH
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LIB

George James McIlraith (Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Trade and Commerce)

Liberal

Mr. Mcllrailh:

1 and 2.

Country Lbs. ValueUnited Kingdom

200 $ 40Netherlands

98,854 5,340United States

1,065,120 67,596Totals

1,164,174 $72,9763. Corn starch is not separately classifiedin Canadian trade statistics. It is included in a classification which reads: "Starch,

including corn starch, and all preparations having the quality of starch, n.o.p.". Imports under this classification during the calendar year 1949 amounted to 3,980,451 pounds valued at $254,011.

4. "Sago starch or flour and cassava starch or flour, for edible purposes". Imports in 1949 amounted to 223,888 pounds valued at $19,371.

"Dextrine and combinations or preparations of starch and dextrine without admixture of foreign material, n.o.p.". Imports in 1949 amounted to 2,987,643 pounds valued at $253,868.

"Combinations or preparations of starch and dextrine with admixture of foreign material, n.o.p., which, when mixed with cold water, do not form an adhesive paste". Imports in 1949 amounted to 116,600 pounds valued at $12,440.

Questions

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   IMPORTS OF STARCH
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KIRKFIELD PARK, MAN., D.V.A. PROPERTY

CCF

Mr. Bryce:

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

1. Has the property at Kirkfield Park, Manitoba, on which certain buildings had been started by D.V.A., been sold?

2. If so, to whom?

3. Has transfer to the purchaser been effected?

4. If not. what is reason for delay?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   KIRKFIELD PARK, MAN., D.V.A. PROPERTY
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LIB

Mr. Mcllrailh: (Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Trade and Commerce)

Liberal

1. Offer to purchase the land has been recommended for acceptance.

2. Mr. Robert Mclnnes, 238 Arlington Street, Winnipeg.

3. No.

4. Awaiting signed agreement and balance of purchase price.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   KIRKFIELD PARK, MAN., D.V.A. PROPERTY
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SALE OF THOROUGHBRED HORSES IN THE UNITED STATES

LIB

Mr. Ross (Hamilton East):

Liberal

1. How many Canadians received American dollars

in the year 1949, and what was the total amount received for the purchase of (a) thoroughbred race horses: (b) thoroughbred standard bred

horses; (c) thoroughbred hunters: (d) thoroughbred show horses?

2. How many Canadians sold horses such as above and received American dollars, and what was the total amount received?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   SALE OF THOROUGHBRED HORSES IN THE UNITED STATES
Sub-subtopic:   PAYMENT IN U.S. DOLLARS
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LIB

James Sinclair (Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Finance)

Liberal

Mr. Sinclair:

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:   SALE OF THOROUGHBRED HORSES IN THE UNITED STATES
Sub-subtopic:   PAYMENT IN U.S. DOLLARS
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PUBLIC SERVICE

PC

Mr. Diefenbaker:

Progressive Conservative

1. Was the advertisement appearing in the Ottawa Citizen during the past two weeks and reading, "Secretaries required by interesting organization, male or female. Experienced stenography necessary. Starting $125 to $180 depending on qualifications. Box 341 Citizen," inserted by any government department or board?

2. H so, which?

3. How many applicants replied to the advertisement?

4. Were such applicants required to undergo a verbal or written examination by any officials of the said department as to qualifications?

5. Did the civil service commission authorize such department to proceed in this manner rather than through the medium of the commission?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   PUBLIC SERVICE
Sub-subtopic:   ADVERTISEMENT IN OTTAWA "CITIZEN"
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LIB

Mr. Prudham: (Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Resources and Development)

Liberal

1. Yes; on April 17, 18 and 19.

2. The national film board.

3. Three.

4. Each applicant will be interviewed by a personnel officer. If they appear suitable, each will then be given a qualifying test.

5. No. Appointments at the national film board are made under authority of the National Film Act.

Questions

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   PUBLIC SERVICE
Sub-subtopic:   ADVERTISEMENT IN OTTAWA "CITIZEN"
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EXPORTS AND IMPORTS VIA NEWFOUNDLAND

PC

William Joseph Browne

Progressive Conservative

Mr. Browne (Si. John's Wesi):

What Is the value of (a) imports; (b) exports, via Newfoundland ports, for the year ending March 31, 1950?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   EXPORTS AND IMPORTS VIA NEWFOUNDLAND
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LIB

George James McIlraith (Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Trade and Commerce)

Liberal

Mr. Mcllrailh:

(a) Imports, $22,493,607.

(b) Exports (Canadian produce), $92,035,066; exports (foreign produce), $1,404,841.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   EXPORTS AND IMPORTS VIA NEWFOUNDLAND
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PULPWOOD, VENEER AND LUMBER LOGS EXPORTS TO UNITED STATES

PC

Mr. Hodgson:

Progressive Conservative

1. What was the value of pulpwood exported to the United States in the year ending March 31, 1950?

2. What was the value of veneer or lumber logs exported to the United States in the year ending March 31, 1950?

3. How do the above exportations of veneer or lumber logs and pulpwood compare with the years 1946, 1947, 1948 and 1949?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   PULPWOOD, VENEER AND LUMBER LOGS EXPORTS TO UNITED STATES
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LIB

George James McIlraith (Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Trade and Commerce)

Liberal

Mr. Mcllrailh:

External trade statistics are maintained on a calendar year basis. Exports of pulpwood and logs to the United States during the calendar years 1946 to 1949 were as follows:

Pulpwood Logs

Year $ $1946

28,731,150 1,508,6061947

34,053,976 2,077,8901948

42,237,021 3,611,2521949

30,592,706 2,648,049

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   PULPWOOD, VENEER AND LUMBER LOGS EXPORTS TO UNITED STATES
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IMPORTS OF WOOD AND WOOD PRODUCTS

PC

Mr. Hodgson:

Progressive Conservative

1. What is the value of wood and wood products imported into Canada during the fiscal year ended March 31, 1950?

2. How does this amount compare with the value of the imports of wood and wood products during the years 1946, 1947, 1948 and 1949?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   IMPORTS OF WOOD AND WOOD PRODUCTS
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LIB

George James McIlraith (Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Trade and Commerce)

Liberal

Mr. Mcllrailh:

External trade statistics are maintained on a calendar year basis. Imports of wood and wood products during the calendar years 1946 to 1949, were as follows:

Value

Year $

1946 20,052,363

1947 34,586,001

1948 25,249,352

1949 30,180,225

IMMIGRATION, 1949 Mr. Hodgson:

1. How many displaced persons were brought to Canada during the year 1949?

2. How many other persons immigrated to Canada during the same year, and from what countries?

3. How many from each country?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   IMPORTS OF WOOD AND WOOD PRODUCTS
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May 10, 1950