September 6, 1950

BUDGETARY PROPOSALS

ANNOUNCEMENT OF PRESENTATION ON THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 7

LIB

Douglas Charles Abbott (Minister of Finance and Receiver General)

Liberal

Hon. Douglas Abbott (Minister of Finance):

Mr. Speaker, I wish to announce that tomorrow evening at eight o'clock I propose to move that we go into committee of ways and means in order that I may make certain budgetary proposals.

Topic:   BUDGETARY PROPOSALS
Subtopic:   ANNOUNCEMENT OF PRESENTATION ON THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 7
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TRANS-CANADA HIGHWAY TABLING OF CORRESPONDENCE WITH NOVA SCOTIA

LIB

Robert Henry Winters (Minister of Resources and Development)

Liberal

Hon. Robert H. Winters (Minister of Resources and Development):

Mr. Speaker, I should like to table correspondence between the federal government and the government of Nova Scotia respecting the trans-Canada highway.

Topic:   TRANS-CANADA HIGHWAY TABLING OF CORRESPONDENCE WITH NOVA SCOTIA
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PC

Percy Chapman Black

Progressive Conservative

Mr. P. C. Black (Cumberland):

Mr. Speaker,

I should like to ask the minister what the . developments have been in signing the agreements with Nova Scotia and Quebec, to which reference is made in the folder now being tabled concerning the building of the trans-Canada highway in those provinces. If the agreement with Nova Scotia has not been signed, can the minister say why it is being delayed so long?

Topic:   TRANS-CANADA HIGHWAY TABLING OF CORRESPONDENCE WITH NOVA SCOTIA
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LIB

Robert Henry Winters (Minister of Resources and Development)

Liberal

Mr. Winiers:

The agreement has not yet been signed by Nova Scotia and Quebec. As to the reasons, I would suggest that the provinces in question are in a better position to provide the information.

Topic:   TRANS-CANADA HIGHWAY TABLING OF CORRESPONDENCE WITH NOVA SCOTIA
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QUESTIONS


(Questions answered orally are indicated by an asterisk.)


COMBINES INVESTIGATION ACT

CCF

Mr. Coldwell:

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

1. How many investigations under the Combines Investigation Act were under way on January 1, 1950, and what is the present status of each of them?

2. How many investigations have been commenced since that date?

3. Have any reports been made to the minister under section 10(e) of the Combines Investigation Act?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   COMBINES INVESTIGATION ACT
Sub-subtopic:   INVESTIGATIONS AND REPORTS
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LIB

Mr. Garson: (Solicitor General of Canada; Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada)

Liberal

1. Two inquiries leading to formal investigation were under way on January 1, 1950, and one of these is now at the hearings stage and the other is at the stage of giving the parties opportunity to be heard before reaching conclusions.

2. One inquiry leading to formal investigation has been commenced since January 1, 1950, .and is now at the hearings stage.

1 and 2. In addition to the foregoing, there are a large number of matters in various preliminary stages of inquiry, but it is not known at their present stages how many of them may lead to formal investigation.

3. No.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   COMBINES INVESTIGATION ACT
Sub-subtopic:   INVESTIGATIONS AND REPORTS
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FISHERIES

NEWFOUNDLAND

PC

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

Progressive Conservative

1. How many cold storage bait depots have been authorized for construction in Newfoundland during the current fiscal year?

2. How many of these have been erected or are in the process of erection?

3. Where are they located or to be located, and what is the cost of each?

Topic:   FISHERIES
Subtopic:   NEWFOUNDLAND
Sub-subtopic:   BAIT DEPOTS
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LIB

Mr. Mayhew: (Minister of Fisheries)

Liberal

1. Construction of cold storage bait depots has not as yet been authorized. Provision is made for construction of three bait depots in the 1950-51 estimates. Plans and specifications are in process of completion.

2. Answered by No. 1.

3. Plans call for one depot at La Scie (in the northeast coast area), one at Winterton, Trinity Bay, and a third is planned for a site on the northwest coast area. Cost of each depot is estimated at $60,000.

Topic:   FISHERIES
Subtopic:   NEWFOUNDLAND
Sub-subtopic:   BAIT DEPOTS
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U.S. TARIFF ON COPPER

PC

Mr. Catherwood:

Progressive Conservative

1. Is the two cents per pound tariff on copper exported to the United States still in effect?

2. If so, have representations been made to the government of the United States with a view to having this tariff removed?

Topic:   U.S. TARIFF ON COPPER
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LIB

Mr. Pearson: (Secretary of State for External Affairs)

Liberal

1. Yes. Tax had been suspended from April 30, 1947 to June 30, 1950. Bill to have suspension extended now before congress. Tax came into effect July 1, 1950.

2. No official representations have been made.

Questions

Topic:   U.S. TARIFF ON COPPER
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KOREAN CAMPAIGN

September 6, 1950