November 14, 1951

LIB

Mr. Brown (Essex West):

Liberal

1. How many radio television receiving sets have been imported into Canada by years from and including 1945 to date?

2. How many radio television receiving sets have been manufactured in Canada in each year from and including 1945 to date?

3. How many radio television receiving sets have been exported from Canada from and including 1945 to date?

4. How many radio television receiving sets have been sold each year, by provinces in Canada, since 1945?

5. How many radio television receiving sets have been sold in Canada since 1945 by (a) federal constituencies; (b) by counties, districts or other provincial divisions?

Topic:   RADIO TELEVISION RECEIVING SETS
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LIB

Mr. Mcllrailh: (Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Defence Production; Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Trade and Commerce)

Liberal

1. Radio television receiving sets are not separately classified in Canadian trade statistics, therefore the information is not available.

2. Number of radio television sets manufactured in Canada.

Calendar Years Number

1945 Nil

1946 Nil

1947 Nil

1948 4

1949 9,189

1950 32,971

3. See No. 1.

4. Domestic sales of radio television receiving sets by Canadian" producers:

Calendar Years

1946 1947 1948 19491 1950- - - 4,163 29,622- 2 1- - - 2 108- - - 4,125 29,304- - - 1 - 33 1 208

1 September, October, November and 5. Information not available. December only.

FMr. Mcllraith.]

Topic:   RADIO TELEVISION RECEIVING SETS
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COLOMBO PLAN

SHIPMENTS OF AGRICULTURAL

PC

Mr. Calherwood:

Progressive Conservative

1. Have any agricultural products been shipped to India under the Colombo plan, during the current year to date?

2. If so, what is the value of each of these products, and what amount in each case?

Topic:   COLOMBO PLAN
Subtopic:   SHIPMENTS OF AGRICULTURAL
Sub-subtopic:   PRODUCTS TO INDIA
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LIB

Mr. Lesage: (Parliamentary Assistant to the Secretary of State for External Affairs)

Liberal

1. No.

2. Answered by No. 1.

Questions

continuity with the Newfoundland department of supply index, formerly published on that base, by multiplying each index on the new base by 185-4 (the June 1, 1951 index on the 1938 base). A detailed explanation of the Newfoundland cost of living index is given in dominion bureau of statistics reference paper, No. 28, entitled "St. John's, Newfoundland cost-of-living index (June 1951 = 100)".

3. Answered by No. 1.

Topic:   COLOMBO PLAN
Subtopic:   SHIPMENTS OF AGRICULTURAL
Sub-subtopic:   PRODUCTS TO INDIA
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IMPORTS OF MILK SUGAR

PC

Mr. Tustin:

Progressive Conservative

1. What quantity of milk sugar was imported during (a) the year 1950; (b) to date in 1951?

2. From what countries was this product imported, how much from each, and at what price (a) crude; (b) refined?

Topic:   IMPORTS OF MILK SUGAR
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LIB

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

Liberal

Mr. Mcllrailh:

1 and 2. Milk sugar is not separately classified in Canadian import statistics and the information is not available.

Topic:   IMPORTS OF MILK SUGAR
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VETERANS LAND ACT

VETERANS ESTABLISHED IN QUEENS COUNTY, P.E.I.

PC

Mr. MacLean (Queens):

Progressive Conservative

1. How many veterans have been established in Queens county, Prince Edward Island, under the Veterans Land Act, since world war II, on (a) small holdings; (b) farms?

2. How many in each of the above categories have defaulted in their payments?

Topic:   VETERANS LAND ACT
Subtopic:   VETERANS ESTABLISHED IN QUEENS COUNTY, P.E.I.
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LIB

Mr. Mutch: (Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Veterans Affairs)

Liberal

1. (a) 129; (b) 253. In addition there are 34 commercial fishing establishments.

2. (a) 3; (b) 14. Commercial fishermen-3. (The answer to part 2 relates to cases where, as a result of default, the properties have reverted to the director.)

Topic:   VETERANS LAND ACT
Subtopic:   VETERANS ESTABLISHED IN QUEENS COUNTY, P.E.I.
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COST OF LIVING-NEWFOUNDLAND INDEX IN RELATION TO GENERAL INDEX

CCF

Mr. Knowles: (Whip of the Co-operative Commonwealth Federation)

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

1. Do the figures relating to the cost of living index for Canada as a whole include a figure for the cost of living in Newfoundland?

2. Is the cost of living index for Newfoundland based on 1935-39 as is the case for the rest oi Canada? If not, what is the base period for Newfoundland?

3. If there is a different base period for Newfoundland, what method is employed by the bureau of statistics m incorporating changes in the Newfoundland cost of living into the general cost of living index for the whole of Canada?

Topic:   COST OF LIVING-NEWFOUNDLAND INDEX IN RELATION TO GENERAL INDEX
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LIB

Mr. Mcllraiih: (Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Defence Production; Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Trade and Commerce)

Liberal

1. No.

2. No. The base period for the St. John's, Newfoundland, cost of living index published by the dominion bureau of statistics is June 1, 1951. Indexes on this base may be converted to base of October 1938 to provide

Topic:   COST OF LIVING-NEWFOUNDLAND INDEX IN RELATION TO GENERAL INDEX
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TRANS-CANADA HIGHWAY ROUTE THROUGH BRANDON, MAN.

PC

Mr. Dinsdale:

Progressive Conservative

1. What route will the trans-Canada highway take through Brandon, Manitoba?

2. Does this route involve the construction of a new bridge over the Assiniboine river?

3. If so, how will the cost of such construction be distributed)?

Topic:   TRANS-CANADA HIGHWAY ROUTE THROUGH BRANDON, MAN.
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LIB

Mr. Winters: (Minister of Resources and Development)

Liberal

1. The province of Manitoba has not yet designated the route of the trans-Canada highway through the city of Brandon.

2. See answer to No. 1.

3. See answer to No. 1.

Topic:   TRANS-CANADA HIGHWAY ROUTE THROUGH BRANDON, MAN.
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ARMED FORCES DEPENDENTS

November 14, 1951