November 12, 1951

COMMITTEES OF THE HOUSE

RAILWAY LEGISLATION

LIB-PRO

William Gilbert Weir (Chief Government Whip; Whip of the Liberal Party)

Liberal Progressive

Mr. W. G. Weir (Porlage-Neepawa) moved:

That the name of Mr. Byrne be substituted for that of Mr. Mott on the special committee on railway legislation; and

That the name of Mr. Hees be substituted for that of Mr. Higgins on the select standing committee on railways, canals and telegraph lines; and That the name of Mr. Maclnnis be substituted for that of Mr. Gillis on the special joint committee on combines legislation; and that a message be sent to the Senate to inform Their Honours thereof.

Topic:   COMMITTEES OF THE HOUSE
Subtopic:   RAILWAY LEGISLATION
Sub-subtopic:   RAILWAYS, CANALS AND TELEGRAPH LINES COMBINES LEGISLATION CHANGES IN PERSONNEL
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Motion agreed to.


QUESTIONS

NEWFOUNDLAND

QUESTION AS TO CONSTRUCTION OF NEW AIRPORT

PC

Mr. Higgins:

Progressive Conservative

1. Is there to be a new airport constructed in Newfoundland?

2. If so, is the cost to be borne jointly by Canada and the United States?

3. Where is it to be situated?

Topic:   NEWFOUNDLAND
Subtopic:   QUESTION AS TO CONSTRUCTION OF NEW AIRPORT
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LIB

Mr. Rinfrel: (Postmaster General)

Liberal

1. No.

2 and 3. Answered by No. 1.

Topic:   NEWFOUNDLAND
Subtopic:   QUESTION AS TO CONSTRUCTION OF NEW AIRPORT
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ST. LAWRENCE WATERWAY EFFECT ON WATER LEVELS OF LAKE ONTARIO

PC

Frank Exton Lennard

Progressive Conservative

Mr. Lennard:

What effect will the deep sea waterway have on the water levels of lake Ontario?

Topic:   ST. LAWRENCE WATERWAY EFFECT ON WATER LEVELS OF LAKE ONTARIO
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LIB

Lionel Chevrier (Minister of Transport)

Liberal

Mr. Chevrier:

The construction of the St.

Lawrence deep waterway will result in a reduction in the range of water levels on lake Ontario. Under present conditions monthly mean levels range between elevations 242-93 and 249-GS. With the waterway constructed, the monthly mean levels will range between elevations 243-77 and 249-10.

Topic:   ST. LAWRENCE WATERWAY EFFECT ON WATER LEVELS OF LAKE ONTARIO
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HOMER, ONT., PROPERTY FEDERAL EXPENDITURES

PC

Mr. Charlton:

Progressive Conservative

1. What is the total amount of all expenditure by the government on the property at Homer, county of Lincoln, leased to Richard M. Robertson, by way of purchase, repairs, construction or any other expenditure?

2. What is the estimated amount of any further expenditures by the government on this property?

Topic:   HOMER, ONT., PROPERTY FEDERAL EXPENDITURES
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LIB

Mr. Chevrier: (Minister of Transport)

Liberal

1.

(a) Price of land acquired when

canal was constructed $ 283.10

(b) Original cost of construction

in 1932 of warehouse and loading platform 17,091.73

(c) Rehabilitation of loading platform 1946-47

4,157.78(d) Repairs to warehouse, 1951 . 1,465.37Total expenditure to date .. $ 22,997.982. No further expenditures are contemplated.

Topic:   HOMER, ONT., PROPERTY FEDERAL EXPENDITURES
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FISHERIES PRICES SUPPORT BOARD

LIB

Mr. Stuart (Charlotte):

Liberal

1. What were the total amounts of salaries and expenses of members of the fisheries prices support board, from November 1, 1950, to October 31, 1951?

2. What are the total payments made to each of the ten provinces, under the fisheries prices support board for the same period?

3. What are the amounts of total payments made to each of the counties in the province of New Brunswick for the same period?

4. What was the total amount of the fund available for the support of fish prices November 1, 1950?

5. What percentage of this total was exhausted from November 1, 1950, to October 31, 1951?

6. Were any applications for assistance from the fisheries prices support board refused by the department?

Topic:   FISHERIES PRICES SUPPORT BOARD
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LIB

Mr. MacNaught: (Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Fisheries)

Liberal

1. Salaries, nil; per diem allowances, $1,925; expenses, $3,070.13.

2. The total payments from the fisheries prices support account were: Newfoundland, $275,211.28; other provinces, nil.

3. Answered by No. 2.

4. $24,900,800.47.

5. One per cent.

6. The board recommended to the minister that no support action was justified on certain applications for assistance. The Department of Fisheries is not involved in such recommendations.

Topic:   FISHERIES PRICES SUPPORT BOARD
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FISHERIES

SUBSIDIES FOR CONSTRUCTION OF DRAGGERS AND LONG-LINERS

November 12, 1951