April 9, 1951

LIB

Robert McCubbin (Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Agriculture)

Liberal

Mr. McCubbin:

Crop year

1944- 45 $ 5,385,586.61

1945- 46

3,426,358.401946- 47

5,193,807.641947- 48

5,116,318.201948- 49

6,628,496.521949- 50

8,397,054.78

Topic:   PRAIRIE FARM ASSISTANCE-PAYMENTS TO EMERGENCY FUND
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PRAIRIE FARM ASSISTANCE

CCF

Mr. Argue:

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

1. On how many acres of cultivated land was prairie farm assistance paid or approved for payment in Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba, because of crop failure in 1950?

2. How many acres of cultivated land were ineligible within the eligible area because of paragraph (c) subsection 3 of section 3 of the Prairie Farm Assistance Act, in each of the said provinces?

Topic:   PRAIRIE FARM ASSISTANCE
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LIB

Mr. McCubbin: (Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Agriculture)

Liberal

1. As at March 22, 1951

Acres

Alberta 3,428,203

Saskatchewan 7,123,002

Manitoba 198,092

2. As at March 22, 1951

Acres

Alberta 42,439

Saskatchewan 841

Manitoba 785

PRAIRIE FARM ASSISTANCE Mr. Argue:

1. What amount was paid or passed on favourably in each of the provinces of Alberta, Saskatchewan tMr. McCubbin.]

Topic:   PRAIRIE FARM ASSISTANCE
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CANADIAN ARMY SPECIAL FORCE

PERSONNEL IN TRAINING

PC

Mr. Couriemanche:

Progressive Conservative

1. How many soldiers have enlisted in the province of Quebec since the outbreak of the Korean invasion?

2. Of these enlistments, what is the number of each nationality?

3. How many Canadian soldiers are there on the Korean battlefields and in Europe?

4. How many Canadian soldiers are in training at the present time?

5. How many officers of each nationality are serving with the Canadian forces in the Korean campaign and in Europe?

6. How many officers of each nationality are with the Canadian forces now in training?

Topic:   CANADIAN ARMY SPECIAL FORCE
Subtopic:   PERSONNEL IN TRAINING
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LIB

Mr. Blanchelie: (Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of National Defence)

Liberal

1. 4,461 soldiers since June 25, 1950.

2. Records are classified on the basis of Canadians and other British subjects. All are Canadians except nine other British subjects.

3 and 5. In so far as Korea is concerned, it is not in the public interest to give the numbers of men in a theatre of active hostilities. The only officers and men now stationed in Europe are eight officers serving as mili-

Questions

Topic:   CANADIAN ARMY SPECIAL FORCE
Subtopic:   PERSONNEL IN TRAINING
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PRAIRIE FARM REHABILITATION AND ASSISTANCE ACTS

LIB

Mr. Kirk (Anligonish-Guysborough):

Liberal

1. What amount was paid out each year from inception of policy to date, under the Prairie Farm Rehabilitation Act (a) in Canada as a whole; (b) in each of the prairie provinces?

2. What amount was paid out each year from inception of policy to date, under the Prairie Farm Assistance Act (a) in Canada as a whole; (b) in each of the prairie provinces?

Topic:   PRAIRIE FARM REHABILITATION AND ASSISTANCE ACTS
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LIB

Mr. McCubbin: (Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Agriculture)

Liberal

1. (a) and (b)

Year Administration Manitoba Saskatchewan Alberta B.C. Total1935-36 . . $ 37,940.58 $ 50,366.13 $ 236,077.40 $ 87,158.68 $ 411,542.791936-37 . . 32,729.13 76,565.99 662,116.00 188,407.66 959,818.781937-38 . . 57,093.58 152,873.05 1,398,910.03 245,122.86 1,853,999.521938-39 . . 118,298.15 338,069.74 2,599,856.97 282,821.65 3,339,046.511939-40 . . 180,357.81 204,594.10 2,524,380.65 320,824.39 3,230,156.951940-41 . . 141,489.38 346,898.23 1,635,114.30 223,273.13 2,346,775.041941-42 . . 134,588.86 217,760.75 1,840,590.71 213,562.97 2,406,503.291942-43 . . 140,063.11 125,279.96 1,284,319.38 179,692.32 1,729,355.771943-44 . . 138,713.62 132,449.03 1,321,656.52 218,486.20 1,811,305.271944-45 . . 188,577.01 185,388.11 1,292,614.31 252,295.50 1,918,874.931945-46 . . 171,816.46 223,449.63 1,450,917.01 295,644.78 2,141,827.881946-47 . . 145,490.69 160,654.89 1,450,333.91 549,048.78 2,305,528.271947-48 . . 163,620.17 143,560.45 1,386,490.00 459,055.23 $99.20 2,152,825.051948-49 . . 218,431.56 178,336.36 2,045,667.88 544,181.38 2,983,296.271949-50 . . (Breakdown by provinces not available) 2,892,075.561950-51 . . To February 28, 1951 3,177,384.50Total .. . $1,869,210.11 $2,536,236.42 $21,129,045.07 $4,059,575.53 $99.20 $35,660,315.382. (a) and (b) 1939 ... $ 905,416.54 7,574,890.68 1,429,708.31 9,910,015.531940 ... 615,109.23 5,603,266.80 504,179.29 6,722,555.321941 ... 36,513.28 12,010,772.42 3,466,120.05 15,513,405.751943 ... 16,685.25 5,037,472.87 2,425,057.59 7,479,215.711944 . . . 163,501.97 2,980,282.58 2,833,762.91 5,977,547.561945 ... 30,148.50 12,541,768.16 4,395,734.38 16,967,651.041946 ... 6,163.50 9,204,820.72 1,620,922.17 10,831,906.391947 ... 490,410.75 13,368,005.75 3,375,088.60 17,233,505.101948 . . . 63,438.75 11,531,228.25 2,542,440.25 14,137,107.251949 . . . 332,454.25 15,373,261.50 6,336,359.25 22,042,075.001950 (February 24) 2,013,200.25 987,656.50$17,233.00 3,018,089.75Total ... $2,659,842.02 $97,240,970.28 $29,917,029.30$17,233.00$129,833,074.40 Less 1 per cent levy $48,055,353.00

tary attaches and seven other ranks on their staffs. In addition, there are others who visit European countries from time to time for purposes of training, liaison, giving or obtaining information, et cetera. All of these are Canadian or other British subjects.

4 and 6. 513 officers and 10,365 other ranks in training; all Canadian or other British subjects.

Net payments

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$81,777,721.40 HOUSE OF COMMONS


Questions


IMMIGRATION AND DEPORTATIONS

PC

Mr. While (Middlesex East):

Progressive Conservative

1. How many immigrants entered Canada in each of the years 1946 to 1950, inclusive?

2. What number from (a) the United Kingdom; (b) the United States; (c) the commonwealth countries other than the United Kingdom; (d) continental Europe; (e) Asia; (f) Africa, during each of the above-mentioned years?

3. What number of immigrants (a) infants to eighteen years of age; (b) eighteen years of age to sixty-five; (c) sixty-five years and over, entered Canada during each of the years 1946 to 1950, inclusive?

4. What number of people were deported from Canada in each of these years, and how many of each nationality?

5. How many were deported during each of the said years on account of (a) disease, showing the number in each category; (b) offences, showing the number in each category?

6. How many Canadians were deported or rejected by the United States in each of these years, and for what reasons, showing the number in each category?

7. How many immigrants entered Canada during each of the years 1946 to 1950, inclusive, in the following religious groups; (a) Anglican; (b) Baptist; (c) Jewish; (d) Lutheran; (e) Mormon; (f) Presbyterian; (g) Roman Catholic; (h) Salvation Army; (i) United Church; (j) other religious groups; (k) of no stated religion?

Topic:   IMMIGRATION AND DEPORTATIONS
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LIB

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

Liberal

1. Immigration to Canada, by calendar years, for the period 1946 to 1950:

1946 71,719

1947 64,127

1948 125,414

1949 95,217

1950 73,912

Total 430,389

2. Immigration to Canada showing Place of Last Permanent Residence, for the Calendar Years 1946-1950.

1946 1947 1948 1949 1950 TotalsUnited Kingdom 50,516 35,551 42,680 20,780 12,695 162,222United States

Commonwealth countries 11,474 9,444 7,393 7,756 7,821 43,888(other than United Kingdom) 3,606 4,313 5,260 2,036 2,050 17,265Continental Europe 5,131 13,709 67,754 61,601 47,857 196,052143 267 547 1,075 2,065 4,09769 45 92 82 85 373Others 780 798 1,688 1,887 1,339 6,49271,719 64,127 125,414 95,217 73,912 430,389

3. There is no break-down available by the age groups mentioned. Departmental statistical tabulation groups persons under eighteen years of age; eighteen to forty-nine inclusive; and fifty years and over. Statement by age groups in accordance with such break-down follows:

Immigration to Canada showing Age Groups, for the Calendar Years, 1946-1950

Age groups 1946 1947 1948 1949 1950 TotalsUnder 18 years

20,967 12,059 27,237 23,216 19,040 102,51918-49 years

47,176 44,876 87,590 63,588 47,972 291,20250 years and over

3,576 7,192 10,587 8,413 6,900 36,668Totals

71,719 64,127 125,414 95,217 73,912 430,3894. See statement on following page.*5. The departmental statistical tabulation does not show the break-down by categories of disease and of offence. The break-down is fourfold, viz., medical, public charges, criminality, and other civil causes as per statement hereunder.

Deportations from Canada, by Causes, for the Calendar Years 1946-1950

Medical

Public charges

Criminality 1946 .. 16 .. 10 . . 114 .. 203 1947 33 8 143 184 1948 33 18 120 181 1949 48 27 94 243 1950 46 31 100 210 Totals 176 94 571 1,021.. 343 368 352 412 387 1,8626. Information not available. 7. Information not available. [Mr. McCubbin.l

^Deportations from Canada, by Nationalities, for the Calendar Years 1946-1950

Nationalities 1946 1947 1948 1949 1950Austrian 2 - - - _Belgian - 3 4 2 3British 163 176 178 202 154Central American 1 - 1 - 1Chinese 17 17 13 1 _Czechoslovakian - - - 1 3Danish 5 4 7 5 3Dutch 9 6 5 19 17Estonian 6 2 - 4 1Finnish 4 9 4 3 1French 6 5 3 3 3German - 2 3 1 6Greek 6 3 8 6 5Hungarian 1 1 1 1 1Icelandic - 1 - _ _Irish Republican - - - 6 2Italian - 6 5 4 6Japanese 8 1 - - _Latvian 2 1 1 2 2Lithuanian - _ _ 3 Mexican - _ - 1 3Norwegian 8 14 15 21 20Polish 3 1 8 17 23Portuguese - 1 - 1 _Roumanian 1 - _ 2 1Russian - 1 1 1 4South American - 4 _ 4 4Spanish 3 1 1 2 6Swedish 12 7 11 4 8Turkish _ _ 1 _ United States 83 97 80 92 108Ukrainian - _ _ 2 Yugoslavian - 3 1 1 2Others 3 2 1 1 -Totals 343 368 352 412 387

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SALES AND EXCISE TAXES, NEWFOUNDLAND, 1949-51

PC

William Joseph Browne

Progressive Conservative

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

What amount of money was collected in Newfoundland, for (a) sales tax; (b) liquor tax; (c) tobacco tax, during the fiscal years 1949-1950 and 1950-1951?

Topic:   SALES AND EXCISE TAXES, NEWFOUNDLAND, 1949-51
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LIB

James Joseph McCann (Minister of National Revenue)

Liberal

Mr. McCann:

(a) 1949-50 $1,866,038.79

1950-51 (only first 11 months

figures available) 1,625,698.99

(b) (i) Excise duty paid in

1949-50 $ 62,035.27

1950-51 (only first 11 months figures available) $ 115,739.07

(ii) Customs duty (only available by calendar years) 1949 $ 52,878.00

1950 $ 401,200.00

1951 (January) $ 48,200.00

Questions

(iii) Excise duty paid on malt used in the production of beer

1949- 50 $ 375,014.08

1950- 51 (only first 11 months

figures available) $ 437,444.13

(c) Excise duty Excise taxes

1949- 50 $895,581.07 $919,118.21

1950- 51 (only first 11 months figures

available) ____$832,137.50 $817,686.45

Topic:   SALES AND EXCISE TAXES, NEWFOUNDLAND, 1949-51
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NATIONAL FILM BOARD

April 9, 1951