September 7, 1950

QUESTIONS


(Questions answered orally are indicated/ by an asterisk.)


ST. THOMAS, ONT. POST OFFICE BUILDING

PC

Mr. Coyle:

Progressive Conservative

1. What is the site of the new post office in St. Thomas, Ontario?

2. When will the work be started on same?

3. What is the estimated cost?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   ST. THOMAS, ONT. POST OFFICE BUILDING
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LIB

Mr. Fournier (Hull): (Minister of Public Works; Leader of the Government in the House of Commons; Liberal Party House Leader)

Liberal

1. Southeast corner of Gas and Mondamin streets, St. Thomas.

2. Not before 1951.

3. Approximate estimated cost, $800,000.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   ST. THOMAS, ONT. POST OFFICE BUILDING
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PRICES-PERCENTAGE OF INCREASE AND DECREASE, VARIOUS COMMODITIES AND SERVICES

SC

Robert Fair

Social Credit

Mr. Fair:

What is the percentage of (a) increase: (b)

decrease, in the price of the following items as of July, 1950, compared with July, 1946: namely, freight rates, passenger rates on railways and busses, lumber, 12-foot harvester combines, 3-4 plow tractors, 10-foot power binders, 8-foot horse drawn binders, 4-furrow plows, 5-foot mowers, wheat, hogs, builder's hardware, light fixtures, binder twine, gasoline, tractor fuel oil, cost of living, 7-foot tiller combine, hay baler?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   PRICES-PERCENTAGE OF INCREASE AND DECREASE, VARIOUS COMMODITIES AND SERVICES
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LIB

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

Liberal

Mr. Mcllrailh:

Net increase July 1946 to July 1950, 41 -2 per cent applicable to standard freight rate tariffs, as well as special freight tariffs with the exception of certain items, as follows:

(1) Coal and coke increased 40 cents per ton.

(2) Crowsnest pass rates excluded.

(3) Export grain and flour from prairies to west coast excluded.

(4) Rates on grain and grain products for domestic consumption between points in western Canada and rates on feed grain.

(5) Joint international rates.

(6) Overhead or in transit rates.

(7) Export and import rates on parity with rates to and from U.S. ports.

(8) Agreed charges.

The only decrease was the removal of the mountain differential on the 25th of April, 1949 (previously one mile of mountain territory had equalled one and one-half miles of prairie territory for rate purposes).

Percentage

Increase

Combine, 6-foot 40-1

Tractor, 4-cylinder, 4-ply tires ... 44-7Grain binder, 8-foot, 4-horse .... 29-02-furrow plow

36'8Mower, 5-foot

22-4

Wheat, domestic, No. 1 Manitoba northern, Fort William and Port

Arthur 64-8

Hogs, Winnipeg 74-6

Binder twine 135-8

Farm gasoline 18-3

Electrical equipment and fixtures . 56-3

Hardware 56-5

Urban cost of living 33-9

10-foot power binder *

Tractor fuel oil *

7-foot tiller combine *

Hay baler *

*Not available.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   PRICES-PERCENTAGE OF INCREASE AND DECREASE, VARIOUS COMMODITIES AND SERVICES
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KOREAN CAMPAIGN

CCF

Mr. Knight:

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

1. How many applicants, by recruiting districts, have there been for service in the Canadian force being organized for service in Korea?

2. How many applicants have been rejected from June 23 to September 1, by recruiting districts?

3. For what reasons have applicants been rejected, and how many were rejected for each of these reasons in each recruiting district?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   KOREAN CAMPAIGN
Sub-subtopic:   RECRUITING FOR SERVICE
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LIB

Joseph-Adéodat Blanchette (Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of National Defence)

Liberal

Mr. Blanchette:

1 and 2.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   KOREAN CAMPAIGN
Sub-subtopic:   RECRUITING FOR SERVICE
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C.A.A.F.


Applica- Reject- Enlist- tions ions mentsNo. 1 PD Halifax . 382 222 160No. 2 u Frederic- ton 139 34 105No. 3 " Quebec .. 139 64 75No. 4 u Montreal . 333 167 166No. 5 (i Kingston . 93 45 48No. 6 (( Toronto . . 277 150 127No. 7 (( London .. 232 120 112No. 8 " Winnipeg . 97 29 68No. 9 (( Regina .. 52 16 36No. 10 <( Calgary .. 96 14 82No. 11 (f Vancouver 126 44 82No. 12 " St. John's, Nfld 30 19 11No. 1 A.A.U., Ottawa 208 120 88Total 2,204 1,044 1,160 Questions


KOREAN CAMPAIGN


1 and 2 (Con.)


C.A.S.F.


Applica- Reject- Enlist- tions ions mentsNo. 1 PD Halifax . . 1,118 551 567No. 2 << Frederic- ton 933 317 616No. 3 (( Quebec .. 464 264 200No. 4 (< Montreal . 2,717 945 1,772No. 5 it Kingston . 509 203 306No. 6 a Toronto . . 2,916 933 2,083No. 7 " London .. 759 234 525No. 8 a Winnipeg 456 108 348No. 9 u Regina . . 346 134 212No. 10 u Calgary .. 701 225 476No. 11 a Vancouver 486 96 390No. 12 a St. John's, Nfld 365 167 198No. 1 A.A.U., Ottawa . 1,213 517 696Total 12,983 4,594 8,389 In addition to the above there were a very considerable number of inquiries relating to enlistment in the Canadian Army active force and Canadian Army special force which have not been included as they did not result in the individuals actually entering the recruiting process. (3) The compilation of the data on reasons for rejection will be done at national defence headquarters as soon as the necessary information is received from the various recruiting centres.


QUESTION PASSED AS ORDER FOR RETURN

CCF

Major James William Coldwell

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

Mr. Coldwell:

'

1. Was the united emergency fund for Britain authorized by any department of the federal government?

2. If so, has an audit of receipts and expenditures been completed?

3. What were the receipts and the expenses in connection therewith, and what amount was expended on British emergency relief?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   QUESTION PASSED AS ORDER FOR RETURN
Sub-subtopic:   UNITED EMERGENCY FUND FOR BRITAIN
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LIB

Frederick Gordon Bradley (Secretary of State of Canada)

Liberal

Mr. Bradley:

Return tabled.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   QUESTION PASSED AS ORDER FOR RETURN
Sub-subtopic:   UNITED EMERGENCY FUND FOR BRITAIN
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September 7, 1950