March 12, 1952

LIB

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

Liberal

Mr. Fournier (Hull):

Negotiations are under way to purchase a site in St. John's, Newfoundland, for the construction of a federal building.

Topic:   ST. JOHN'S, NFLD., PUBLIC BUILDING
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NATIONAL PARK

NEWFOUNDLAND

PC

Gordon Francis Higgins

Progressive Conservative

Mr. Higgins:

What is the present position with respect to the establishment of a national park or parks in Newfoundland?

Topic:   NATIONAL PARK
Subtopic:   NEWFOUNDLAND
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LIB

Robert Henry Winters (Minister of Resources and Development)

Liberal

Mr. Winters:

Several sites have been

examined by officers of this department as to their suitability for development as a national park. No decision has been reached as to where or when the park will be established.

Topic:   NATIONAL PARK
Subtopic:   NEWFOUNDLAND
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FRASER-BRACE TERMINAL CONSTRUCTION COMPANY LABOUR RECRUITING IN NEW BRUNSWICK

PC

Gordon Francis Higgins

Progressive Conservative

Mr. Higgins:

Is labour being recruited at Saint John, New Brunswick, by the Fraser-Brace Terminal Construction Company, for work in Newfoundland and Labrador?

Topic:   FRASER-BRACE TERMINAL CONSTRUCTION COMPANY LABOUR RECRUITING IN NEW BRUNSWICK
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LIB

Milton Fowler Gregg (Minister of Labour)

Liberal

Mr. Gregg:

Labour is not being recruited at Saint John, New Brunswick, at the present time, by the Fraser-Brace Terminal Construction Company for work in Newfoundland and Labrador.

Questions

Topic:   FRASER-BRACE TERMINAL CONSTRUCTION COMPANY LABOUR RECRUITING IN NEW BRUNSWICK
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FUNDS FOR VOCATIONAL TRAINING

LIB

Tom Goode

Liberal

Mr. Goode:

What steps are being taken by the Department of Labour to provide funds for vocational training in Canada in 1952?

Topic:   FUNDS FOR VOCATIONAL TRAINING
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LIB

Milton Fowler Gregg (Minister of Labour)

Liberal

Mr. Gregg:

Funds are being requested by the Department of Labour for vocational training in 1952 by a vote of parliament. This vote will be included with other votes of the Department of Labour covering 1952-53 operations, and will be tabled as part of the estimates for the fiscal year 1952-53.

Topic:   FUNDS FOR VOCATIONAL TRAINING
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ARMED FORCES-ENLISTMENTS AND DISCHARGES

PC

Mr. Harkness:

Progressive Conservative

1. What was the strength of the navy, army and air force as at January 31, 1951?

2. What was the number of enlistments and the number of discharges during 1951 for (a) navy; (b) army; (c) air force?

3. How many of the men enlisted on special short service terms for the Korean war have been discharged. and1 how many are still in the army?

Topic:   ARMED FORCES-ENLISTMENTS AND DISCHARGES
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LIB

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

Liberal

1. Strength of Canadian armed forces (active) as of January 31, 1951;

Royal Canadian Navy 10,332

Canadian Army (active force) .. 33,785

Royal Canadian Air Force _______ 20,120

64,237

2. See table below.

3. Released (including deaths), 2,984; still in the army, 7,563.

Topic:   ARMED FORCES-ENLISTMENTS AND DISCHARGES
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INCREASES AND DECREASES IN CANADIAN ARMED FORCES (ACTIVE)


- Increases Decreases Enrolments Other Increases* Total Releases Other decreases* TotalOffrs. Men Offrs. Men Offrs. Men Offrs. Men (a) Navy 476 3,684 ii 2 4,173 44 1,534 9 66 1,653(b) Army 1,132 19,716 508 1,494 22,850 187 5,767 32 3,593 9,579(c) Air Force 2,700 10,017 572 49 13,338 651 1,331 10 659 2,651Total 4,308 33,417 1,091 1,545 40,361 882 8,632 51 4,318 13,883 * Include desertions, apprehensions and adjustments between officers and men regarding commissions from the ranks or reversion to the ranks.


NATIONAL PARKS

PC

Mr. Dinsdale:

Progressive Conservative

1. What are the names of the national parks in each of the provinces of Canada?

2. How much money was expended by the Department of Resources and Development on each of these parks during the past fiscal year?

Topic:   NATIONAL PARKS
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LIB

Mr. Winters: (Minister of Resources and Development)

Liberal

1. Prince Edward Island, Prince Edward Island national park; Nova Scotia, Cape Breton Highlands national park; New Brunswick, Fundy national park; Ontario, Georgian Bay Islands national park; Point Pelee national park; St. Lawrence Islands national park; Manitoba, Riding Mountain national park; Saskatchewan, Prince Albert national park; Alberta, Banff national park; Elk Island national park; Jasper national park; Waterton Lakes national park; British Columbia, Glacier national park; Kootenay national park; Mount Revelstoke national park; Yoho national park.

2. Prince Edward Island national park, $162,616.94; Cape Breton Highlands national

park, $1,273,100.48; Fundy national park, $834,890.36; Georgian Bay Islands national park, $1,273,100.48; Fundy national park, $70,308.13; St. Lawrence Islands national park, $42,619.27; Riding Mountain national park, $327,505.61; Prince Albert national park, $385,370.80; Banff national park, $1,191,888.36; Elk Island national park, $143,723.99; Jasper national park, $2,054,511.44; Waterton Lakes national park, $297,613.23; Glacier national park, $41,198.85; Kootenay national park, $1,589,955.95; Mount Revelstoke national park, $47,812.77; Yoho national park, $231,613.82.

Topic:   NATIONAL PARKS
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CAMP SHILO

March 12, 1952