March 19, 1952

CCF

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

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

1. Has the government received representation from its post office employees asking that they be granted the five-day forty-hour week?

2. If so, has consideration been given to such representations?

3. What is the result of such consideration?

Topic:   POST OFFICE EMPLOYEES
Subtopic:   FIVE-DAY WEEK
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LIB

Mr. Langlois (Gaspe): (Parliamentary Assistant to the Postmaster General)

Liberal

1. Yes.

2. Still receiving consideration.

3. See answer to No. 2.

Topic:   POST OFFICE EMPLOYEES
Subtopic:   FIVE-DAY WEEK
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IMMIGRATION AND EMIGRATION, 1951

PC

Mr. Catherwood:

Progressive Conservative

1. How many immigrants came to Canada from each of the following countries in the year 1951: (a) England; (b) Germany; (c) Holland; (d) Denmark; (e) Italy; (f) Czechoslovakia; (g) all other European countries?

2. How many immigrants of European origin returned to those countries during the year 1951?

3. How many immigrants from Great Britain returned to that country during the year 1951?

4. How many immigrants came to Canada from the United States during the year 1951?

5. How many Canadians emigrated to the United States during the year 1951?

Topic:   IMMIGRATION AND EMIGRATION, 1951
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LIB

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

Liberal

1. (a) 30,405; (b) 29,196; (c) 19,266; (d) 4,737; (e) 23,426; (f) 3,385; (g) 68,851.

2 and 3. Such records are not compiled by the government of Canada.

4. 7,732.

5. Such records are not compiled by the government of Canada.

Topic:   IMMIGRATION AND EMIGRATION, 1951
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WOOLLEN CLOTH FOR AIR FORCE UNIFORMS

PC

Mr. Harkness:

Progressive Conservative

1. What is the price per yard presently being paid by the government to the manufacturers of the woollen cloth being used to make air force uniforms?

2. At what price did the government sell the wool to the above manufacturers to process into the above cloth?

Topic:   WOOLLEN CLOTH FOR AIR FORCE UNIFORMS
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LIB

Mr. Dickey:

Liberal

1. Average cost $7.35, approximately.

2. From $3.65 to $3.75 per pound, depending on which of three qualities of wool were sold.

Topic:   WOOLLEN CLOTH FOR AIR FORCE UNIFORMS
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QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS

ASSISTANCE TO PRIMARY PRODUCERS

LIB

Mr. Sinnotl:

Liberal

1. What amount of subsidy was paid by the dominion government to hog producers during the years 1945 to 1951, inclusive, by provinces?

2. How much has the dominion government paid in assistance to apple growers during the years 1945 to 1951, inclusive, by provinces?

3. How much has the dominion government paid by way of subsidy to (a) potato growers; (b) milk producers; (c) cheese and butter producers, during the years 1945 to 1951, inclusive, by provinces?

4. What was the total amount of freight assistance paid to eastern feeders during the years 1945 to J951, inclusive, by provinces?

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   ASSISTANCE TO PRIMARY PRODUCERS
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LIB

Robert McCubbin (Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Agriculture)

Liberal

Mr. McCubbin:

Return tabled.

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   ASSISTANCE TO PRIMARY PRODUCERS
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PUBLIC SERVICE

NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES

CCF

Wilbert Ross Thatcher

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

Mr. Thatcher:

What was the total number of employees permanent, non-permanent, and temporary, working for the government of Canada, including all departments, commissions, boards, embassies, agencies, etc., but excluding crown commercial corporations, as at (a) December 31, 1938; (b) December 31, 1946; (c) December 31, 1951?

Topic:   PUBLIC SERVICE
Subtopic:   NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES
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LEGAL SERVICES

NORMAN L. MATHEWS

PC

Mr. Lennard:

Progressive Conservative

1. Was Norman L. Mathews, Q.C., or the firm of Mathews, Stiver, Lyons & Vale retained by the federal government during the years 1948, 1949, 1950 and 1951?

2. If so, what fees and disbursements from all sources were paid to Norman L. Mathews, Q.C., and/or the firm of Mathews, Stiver, Lyons & Vale in each of the years 1948, 1949, 1950 and 1951?

Topic:   LEGAL SERVICES
Subtopic:   NORMAN L. MATHEWS
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HALIFAX AND DARTMOUTH, N.S. GRANTS IN LIEU OF TAXES

LIB

Samuel Rosborough Balcom

Liberal

Mr. Balcom:

What money grants, in lieu of taxes, have been paid the city of Halifax and the town of Dartmouth for the year 1951, on property of: (a) Department of National Defence; (b) Department of Public Works; (c) Department of Veterans Affairs; (d) Department of Agriculture; (e) national harbours board; (f) Canadian National Railways; (g) national research council?

Topic:   HALIFAX AND DARTMOUTH, N.S. GRANTS IN LIEU OF TAXES
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March 19, 1952