May 9, 1951

QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS


PORT AUX BASQUES-SYDNEY FERRY Mr. Fraser: 1. Were tenders called for the construction of the freight and passenger ferry to be used between Port aux Basques, Newfoundland and North Sydney, Nova Scotia? 2. If so, what firms submitted tenders? 3. What firm was awarded the contract? 4. What are the terms of the contract? 5. Were Vickers engineers employed in the designing of this ferry? 6. Was an outside naval architect employed? 7. If so, what architect or architects were employed? 8. What amount is to be paid to such architect or architects? 9. Were any other technicians, engineers or others employed1 in the designing of this ferry? 10. If so, who were they, and what will each receive for their work? IMPERIAL SERVICE AND CANADA MEDAL AWARDS Mr. Fraser: 1. How many imperial service medals have been granted to Canadians since 1930? 2. How many of such medals were granted in each year from 1930 to date? 3. How many were granted to persons in each department of the government during this period? 4. How many of these medals were conferred or granted to Canadians who had retired from the civil service after serving less than twenty-five years? 5. What are the names of the persons to whom they were granted, and in which department did they serve? 6. Have any awards of the Canada medal been made? 7. If so, to whom?


LIB

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

Liberal

Mr. Blanchette:

Return tabled.

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ROYAL CANADIAN MOUNTED POLICE

PC

Mr. Fulton:

Progressive Conservative

1. What was the total paid by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police for professional and special services in the fiscal year 1950-51?

2. What person, persons, firms or companies received payments of $10,000 or more under this heading in the said year, what was the actual amount of each payment, and for what service was the payment made in each case?

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   ROYAL CANADIAN MOUNTED POLICE
Sub-subtopic:   PROFESSIONAL AND SPECIAL SERVICES
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DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS

PC

Mr. Fulton:

Progressive Conservative

1. What was the total paid by the Department of Public Works for professional and special services in the fiscal year 1950-51?

2. What person, persons, firms or companies received payments of $10,000 or more under this heading in the said year, what was the actual amount of each payment, and for what service was the payment made in each case?

Inquiries of the Ministry

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS
Sub-subtopic:   PROFESSIONAL AND SPECIAL SERVICES
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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND WELFARE

PC

Mr. Fulton:

Progressive Conservative

1. What was the total paid by the Department of National Health and Welfare for professional and special services in the fiscal year 1950-51?

2. What person, persons, firms or companies received payments of $25,000 or more under this heading in the said year, what was the actual amount of each payment, and for what service was the payment made in each case?

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Subtopic:   DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND WELFARE
Sub-subtopic:   PROFESSIONAL AND SPECIAL SERVICES
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DEPARTMENTAL SOLICITORS

CCF

Mr. Gillis:

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

1. How many departmental solicitors were appointed to government departments from January, 1950, to April, 1951?

2. How many of them are ex-servicemen from (a) the first world war; (b) the second world war?

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Subtopic:   DEPARTMENTAL SOLICITORS
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TRANS-CANADA AIR LINES AND C.N.R.-PUBLICITY

CCF

Mr. Knight:

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

1. What firms supplied or contracted to supply the advertising and publicity in the fiscal year 194950, for (a) Trans-Canada Air Lines; (b) Canadian National Railways?

2. What amounts were paid for these services to each of the firms in the fiscal year 1949-50?

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Subtopic:   TRANS-CANADA AIR LINES AND C.N.R.-PUBLICITY
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MOTIONS FOR PAPERS

VETERANS LAND ACT

PC

Edmund Davie Fulton

Progressive Conservative

Mr. Fulton:

For a copy of any correspondence prior to December 31, 1944, between the Department of Justice and/or the Department of Veterans Affairs or any other department of government and any lawyer or firm of lawyers in the city of Toronto or elsewhere in Ontario, containing offers or discussions of the terms of employment as solicitor for the Veterans Land Act to do the work subsequently undertaken by Mr. W. C. Thomson.

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Subtopic:   VETERANS LAND ACT
Sub-subtopic:   LEGAL SERVICES
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PORTUGAL COVE, NFLD., WHARF

PC

Gordon Francis Higgins

Progressive Conservative

Mr. Higgins:

For a copy of all correspondence, telegrams and other documents exchanged between the government of Newfoundland, the resident engineer of the Department of Public Works at Newfoundland, the Department of Public Works, or any minister of the government, and any person, persons, or organizations since April 1, 1949, relating to construction or repairs of a wharf at Portugal Cove, Conception bay, Newfoundland.

Topic:   PORTUGAL COVE, NFLD., WHARF
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LIB

Alphonse Fournier (Minister of Public Works; Leader of the Government in the House of Commons; Liberal Party House Leader)

Liberal

Mr. Fournier (Hull):

Mr. Speaker, I should like to ask the hon. member to allow this motion to stand until the next sitting when motions are called.

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May 9, 1951