March 19, 1952

LIB

Mr. Harris (Grey-Bruce): (Minister of Citizenship and Immigration)

Liberal

1. Information is not available as to the total amount of wild rice sold by the Indians of Manitoba in 1951, as the Indian affairs branch only supervised harvesting on Lone island and Crow Duck lakes in the Whiteshell forest reserve. Forty thousand pounds of wild rice were harvested on the above-mentioned areas and approximately half of the pickers were Manitoba Indians.

2. Answered by Nos. 1 and 3.

3. The name of the company which bought from Indians wild rice harvested in the

areas mentioned in No. 1 is the Canadian Fish Producers. A list of purchasers elsewhere in the province is not maintained.

4. Forty-four cents per pound plus 5 per cent royalty to the province of Manitoba.

Topic:   MANITOBA INDIANS
Subtopic:   WILD RICE PRODUCTION
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CIVIL SERVICE PENSIONS

CCF

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

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

1. How many retired civil servants are receiving pensions of amounts within each of the following brackets: (a) less than $20 a month; (b) $20 to $29.99 per month; (c) $30 to $39.99 per month; (d) $40 to $49.99 per month; (e) $50 to $59.99 per month; (f) $60 to $69.99 per month; (g) $70 to $79.99 per month; (h) $80 to $89.99 per month; (i) $90 to $99.99 per month; (j) $100 per month or over?

2. How many widows of retired civil servants; are receiving pensions of amounts within each of the brackets indicated in the above question?

3. What is the number of retired federal civil servants and also the number of widows of retired federal civil servants residing in each province?

Topic:   CIVIL SERVICE PENSIONS
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LIB

James Sinclair (Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Finance)

Liberal

Mr. Sinclair:

1 and 2. Number of retired civil servants and widows receiving pensions of amounts within each of the following brackets as at February 29, 1952:

Retired

Monthly Civil Widows

Servants

(a) less than $20 .... . . 371 877(b) $20 to $29.99 . . 524 883(c) $30 to $39.99 . . 721 767(d) $40 to $49.99 . . 802 799(e) $50 to $59.99 . . 753 651(f) $60 to $69.99 . . 831 418(g) $70 to $79.99 . . 845 226(h) $80 to $89.99 . . 917 145(i) $90 to $99.99 . . 824 98(j> $100 or over .... . . 4,021 19010,609 5,054

3. Number of retired civil servants and widows residing in each province as at February 29, 1952:

Retired Civil Widows

Alberta Servants 489 160British Columbia . . 1,791 552Manitoba 487 211New Brunswick .... 247 143Newfoundland 30 13Nova Scotia 405 197Ontario 4,694 2,403Prince Edward Island 58 28Quebec 1,882 1,070Saskatchewan 237 9610,320 4,873Outside of Canada .. 289 18110,609 5,054

Questions

Topic:   CIVIL SERVICE PENSIONS
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NATIONAL HARBOURS

NEWFOUNDLAND

PC

Gordon Francis Higgins

Progressive Conservative

Mr. Higgins:

What steps have been taken to establish a national harbour or harbours in Newfoundland?

Topic:   NATIONAL HARBOURS
Subtopic:   NEWFOUNDLAND
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L L

William Moore Benidickson (Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Transport)

Liberal Labour

Mr. Benidickson:

There have been no

further developments in the matter since a similar question, of the hon. member was answered on June 13, 1951.

Topic:   NATIONAL HARBOURS
Subtopic:   NEWFOUNDLAND
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FRASER RIVER NORTH SHORE

CONDITION AT WOODWARDS LANDING

LIB

Mr. Goode:

Liberal

1. Has a report been received from the federal engineer at New Westminster, British Columbia, regarding the serious condition of the north shore of the Fraser river, main channel, between Woodwards landing and Steveston bar?

2. If so, what action is being taken by the Department of Public Works?

Topic:   FRASER RIVER NORTH SHORE
Subtopic:   CONDITION AT WOODWARDS LANDING
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LIB

Mr. Chevrier: (Minister of Transport)

Liberal

1. Yes, a report has been received stating that rock should be placed at several locations on Lulu island between Woodwards landing and Steveston bar.

2. Plans are being prepared to carry out this work as required.

Topic:   FRASER RIVER NORTH SHORE
Subtopic:   CONDITION AT WOODWARDS LANDING
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INCOME TAX INSPECTORS

PC

Mr. Dinsdale:

Progressive Conservative

1. What is the salary of income tax inspectors working in the rural areas of Canada?

2. Do these income tax inspectors receive a percentage of collections on outstanding income taxes?

Topic:   INCOME TAX INSPECTORS
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LIB

Mr. McCann: (Minister of National Revenue)

Liberal

1. Employees of the taxation division, engaged in rural areas of Canada in assessing income tax returns, are paid remuneration within the following salary ranges established by the civil service commission: $2480 to $2770 (clerk grade 3); $2770 to $3110 (clerk grade 4); $3010 to $3710 (assessor grade 1); $3740 to $4220 (assessor grade 2); $4220 to $4760 (assessor grade 3); $4740 to $5200 (assessor grade 4).

2. No.

Topic:   INCOME TAX INSPECTORS
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GANDER AIRPORT

RUNWAYS AND TERMINAL

PC

Mr. Higgins:

Progressive Conservative

1. Are any runways at Gander airport to be extended this year?

2. If so, which runways are to be extended, and by how many feet?

3. Is it proposed to build a new terminal building at Gander airport this year?

Topic:   GANDER AIRPORT
Subtopic:   RUNWAYS AND TERMINAL
Sub-subtopic:   BUILDING
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William Moore Benidickson (Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Transport)

Liberal Labour

Mr. Benidickson:

1 and 2. Runway no. 14-32, reconstruction of which was started last year, will be completed to a length of 7,500 feet this year.

3. No.

Questions

Topic:   GANDER AIRPORT
Subtopic:   RUNWAYS AND TERMINAL
Sub-subtopic:   BUILDING
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PORTUGAL COVE, NFLD., WHARF

March 19, 1952