May 10, 1950

LIB

Mr. Harris (Grey-Bruce): (Minister of Citizenship and Immigration)

Liberal

1. 37,764.

2. Immigration to Canada, other than displaced persons, by country of last permanent residence, for the calendar year 1949:

Africa, British 144

Africa, not British 81

Asia 1

Australia 354

Austria 216

Belgium 837

Bermuda 44

Bulgaria 15

Central America 23

China 855

Czechoslovakia 1,261

Denmark 851

Eire 927

England 14,403

Estonia 232

Finland 168

France 1,106

Germany 117

Greece 667

Holland 6,812

Hong Kong 179

Hungary 190

Iceland 7

India, British 108

Ireland, Northern 1,058

Italy 7,654

Japan 18

Yugoslavia 43

Latvia 68

Lesser British isles 42

Lithuania 42

Malta 251

Mexico 41

New Zealand 232

Norway 353

Palestine 53

Poland 2,384

Portugal 16

Roumania 84

Russia 13

St. Pierre and Miquelon 31

Scotland [DOT] [DOT] 4,925

South America 472

Spain 13

Sweden 453

Switzerland 394

Syria 88

Turkey 6

Ukraine 2

United States 7,756

Wales 339

West Indies, British 404

West Indies, not British 57

Other European countries 10

Other countries, British 528

Other countries, not British 25

Total 57,453

3. See answer to No. 2.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   IMPORTS OF WOOD AND WOOD PRODUCTS
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QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS

COMBINES INVESTIGATION ACT

REPORTS

CCF

Mr. Coldwell:

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

1. How many copies of the following reports of the former combines investigations commissioner were printed, and how many have been distributed: dental supplies, optical goods, bread baking industry in western Canada, flour milling industry, flat glass, matches?

2. Has the government taken any steps to ascertain whether the flour milling industry has continued or resumed the price fixing and other arrangements which the combines commissioner reported, or to prevent their continuance or recurrence?

Topic:   COMBINES INVESTIGATION ACT
Subtopic:   REPORTS
Sub-subtopic:   FIXING ARRANGEMENTS
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LIB

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

Liberal

Mr. Garson:

Return tabled.

Topic:   COMBINES INVESTIGATION ACT
Subtopic:   REPORTS
Sub-subtopic:   FIXING ARRANGEMENTS
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ILE A LA CROSSE, SASK., POSTMASTERSHIP- L. M. MARION

CCF

Mr. Coldwell:

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

1. Is the present temporary postmistress at lie a la Crosse, Saskatchewan, the wife of Mr. L. M. Marion?

2. Did Mr. L. M. Marion construct a telegraph line between Dillon and Bull's House in Saskatchewan?

Topic:   ILE A LA CROSSE, SASK., POSTMASTERSHIP- L. M. MARION
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DEPARTMENT OF LABOUR

"TWO MINUTES OF EMPLOYMENT FACTS"

PC

Mr. Diefenbaker:

Progressive Conservative

1. How many copies of "2 Minutes of Employment Facts" are issued, and how often?

2. What is the cost per issue (a) for printing; (b) for distribution?

3. Is the distribution franked?

4. What would be the cost of postage if not franked?

5. What would be the saving in cost if issued quarterly?

6. What would be the saving if printed in one colour only?

Topic:   DEPARTMENT OF LABOUR
Subtopic:   "TWO MINUTES OF EMPLOYMENT FACTS"
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LIB

Paul-Émile Côté (Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Labour)

Liberal

Mr. Cote (Verdun-La Salle):

Return tabled.

Topic:   DEPARTMENT OF LABOUR
Subtopic:   "TWO MINUTES OF EMPLOYMENT FACTS"
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NAVAL SERVICE

HUDSON BAY ROUTE

CCF

Mr. Knight:

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

1. Did certain Canadian naval vessels spend some time in Hudson bay and the port of Churchill in 1949?

2. Did their crews make a meteorological survey of those waters?

3. If so, has the government used the findings of such survey as a basis upon which to urge upon insurers of shipping a reduction in marine insurance rates over the Hudson bay route?

4. Were any representations to insurers of shipping made by 'any department of the government since the close of 1949 shipping season asking for a reduction in marine insurance rates on that sea route?

5. Has the government given consideration to the setting up of a naval establishment of a permanent nature at Churchill?

Topic:   NAVAL SERVICE
Subtopic:   HUDSON BAY ROUTE
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NATIONAL COUNCIL ON PHYSICAL FITNESS

CCF

Mr. Knight:

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

1. In what ways and to what extent has the national council on physical fitness carried out the duties outlined in section 4(1) of the National Physical Fitness Act?

Orders for Returns

2. What activities are carried on by the provincial authorities who are responsible for the use of the grants made under the terms of the act?

3. What proportion of their programs is conducted for pre-school children, school children, out-of-school youth, adults under 60 years of age, and adults 60 years of age and over?

4. Have special programs and/or services been organized for industrial and agricultural workers?

5. What contracts has the council entered into since the passing of the act, and what personal and real property has the council acquired as provided for under section 6 of the act?

Topic:   NATIONAL COUNCIL ON PHYSICAL FITNESS
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OLEOMARGARINE

LIB

Mr. Kickham:

Liberal

1. What duty, if any, is imposed on edible fats coming into Canada for use in the manufacture of margarine?

2. What quantity of edible fats used in the manufacture of margarine has been imported into Canada during the last twelve months?

3. Under what brand name are these edible fats used in the manufacture of margarine known?

4. From what countries are edible fats used in the manufacture of margarine in Canada imported?

5. From what source are edible fats used in the manufacture of margarine derived?

6. Is the product known as margarine imported into Canada from any country?

7. What quantity of margarine in pounds has been manufactured in Canada during the last twelve months?

8. Is margarine exported from Canada to any country?

9. What quantity of edible fats used in the manufacture of margarine has been produced in Canada during the last twelve months, and from what sources have they been derived?

Topic:   OLEOMARGARINE
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MOTIONS FOR PAPERS

May 10, 1950