June 23, 1951

PRIVATE BILL

FIRST READING


Bill No. 398, respecting the Trust and Loan Company of Canada.-Mr. Bennett.


CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS

ACQUISITION OF THE RAILWAY OF QUEBEC RAILWAY, LIGHT AND POWER COMPANY

LIB

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

Liberal

Hon. Alphonse Fournier (for the Minister of Transport) moved

the first reading of Bill No. 399 (from the Senate), respecting Canadian National Railways and to authorize the acquisition of the railway of the Quebec Railway, Light and Power Company.

Motion agreed to and bill read the first time.

Topic:   CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS
Subtopic:   ACQUISITION OF THE RAILWAY OF QUEBEC RAILWAY, LIGHT AND POWER COMPANY
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SUPREME COURT ACT

AMENDMENTS WITH RESPECT TO APPEALS IN FORMA PAUPERIS

LIB

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

Liberal

Hon. Stuart S. Garson (Minister of Justice) moved

the first reading of Bill No. 400 (from the Senate), to amend the Supreme Court Act.

Motions agreed to and bill read the first time.

Topic:   SUPREME COURT ACT
Subtopic:   AMENDMENTS WITH RESPECT TO APPEALS IN FORMA PAUPERIS
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QUESTIONS

POST OFFICE BUILDINGS, MONTREAL-STEEL USED


IN CONSTRUCTION Mr. Hodgson: 1. What quantity of steel, in tons, has been used to date in the construction of (a) postal station B, Montreal; (b) postal terminal, Montreal? 2. What is the cost in Canadian dollars of the steel so used in each casa?


LIB

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

Liberal

1. (a) 853 tons; (b) 2,000 tons.

2. (a) $249,515; (b) $502,000.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   POST OFFICE BUILDINGS, MONTREAL-STEEL USED
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WHEAT PRICES-FLOUR FOR CONSUMPTION IN CANADA

SC

Robert Fair

Social Credit

Mr. Fair:

Has the government given consideration to increasing the price of wheat sold to millers for making flour for consumption in Canada to the level received for class II wheat, during the 1950-51 crop year?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   WHEAT PRICES-FLOUR FOR CONSUMPTION IN CANADA
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LIB

Clarence Decatur Howe (Minister of Defence Production; Minister of Trade and Commerce)

Liberal

Mr. Howe:

Perhaps I can answer this

question orally. The government has given consideration to the price of wheat sold to Canadian millers, and has decided to make no change.

On the orders of the day:

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   WHEAT PRICES-FLOUR FOR CONSUMPTION IN CANADA
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SC

Robert Fair

Social Credit

Mr. Robert Fair (Battle River):

Mr. Speaker, with reference to the answer given to the second question on today's order paper, may I ask the Minister of Trade and Commerce what compensation the wheat growers of the prairie provinces are receiving in exchange for subsidizing Canadian consumers?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   WHEAT PRICES-FLOUR FOR CONSUMPTION IN CANADA
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LIB

Clarence Decatur Howe (Minister of Defence Production; Minister of Trade and Commerce)

Liberal

Right Hon. C. D. Howe (Minister of Trade and Commerce):

Mr. Speaker, the wheat

growers of the west are not subsidizing Canadian consumers. The Canadian consumer is paying the same price that any other man in the world pays for his eating of Canadian wheat.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   WHEAT PRICES-FLOUR FOR CONSUMPTION IN CANADA
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SC

Robert Fair

Social Credit

Mr. Fair:

Class II wheat included? I think not.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   WHEAT PRICES-FLOUR FOR CONSUMPTION IN CANADA
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QUESTION PASSED AS ORDER FOR RETURN

June 23, 1951