May 16, 1952

HOUSE OF COMMONS DEBATES

OFFICIAL REPORT


BEING THE 94™ SESSION FOR THE PERIOD 1867-1952


VOLUME III, 1952 COMPRISING THE PERIOD FROM THE SIXTEENTH DAY OF MAY, 1952, TO THE SIXTEENTH DAY OF JUNE, 1952, INCLUSIVE INDEX ISSUED IN A SEPARATE VOLUME EDMOND CLOUTIER, C.M.O., O.A., D.S.P. QUEEN'S PRINTER AND CONTROLLER OF STATIONERY OTTAWA, 1952 HOUSE OF COMMONS


Friday, May 16, 1952


TRANS-CANADA HIGHWAY ANNOUNCEMENT OF AGREEMENT WITH NOVA SCOTIA

LIB

Robert Henry Winters (Minister of Resources and Development)

Liberal

Hon. Robert H. Winters (Minister of Resources and Development):

Mr. Speaker, hon. members may be interested to know that the federal government has completed an agreement with the government of the province of Nova Scotia for the construction, under the terms of the Trans-Canada Highway Act, of the route of the trans-Canada highway through Nova Scotia.

The agreement was signed on behalf of the province of Nova Scotia by Hon. Merrill D. Rawding, minister of highways and public works.

Topic:   TRANS-CANADA HIGHWAY ANNOUNCEMENT OF AGREEMENT WITH NOVA SCOTIA
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PRIVATE BILLS

FIRST READINGS-SENATE BILLS


Bill No. 226, for the relief of Laetitia Dai-gneault Martel.-Mr. Winkler. Bill No. 227, for the relief of James Alexander Ford.-Mr. Winkler. Bill No. 228, for the relief of Joseph Gerard Abondius Fauvel.-Mr. Winkler. Bill No. 229, for the relief of Richard Pate-naude.-Mr. Winkler. Bill No. 230, for the relief of Francoise Bellehumeur Dixon.-Mr. Winkler. Bill No. 231, for the relief of Cynthia Daphne Roberts Gagne.-Mr. Winkler. Bill No. 232, for the relief of Dorothy May Tucker Patterson.-Mr. Winkler. Bill No. 233, for the relief of Reginald Clare Darrah,-Mr. Winkler. Bill No. 234, for the relief of Marjie Weston Frost Law.-Mr. Winkler. Bill No. 235, for the relief of Carmen Verna Garcia Copping.-Mr. Winkler. Bill No. 236, for the relief of Edna Ruth Dowsett Young.-Mr. Winkler. Bill No. 237, for the relief of Eleanor Mary Courtney Flannery.-Mr. Winkler. Bill No. 238, for the relief of Florence (Fannie Ruth) Sacks Roitman.-Mr. Winkler.


CANADA GRAIN ACT

PROVISION FOR REAPPOINTMENT OF COMMISSIONERS

LIB

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

Liberal

Hon. Alphonse Fournier (for the Minister of Trade and Commerce) moved

that the

house go into committee at the next sitting to consider the following resolution:

That it is expedient to introduce a measure to amend the Canada Grain Act to provide for the reappointment of grain commissioners and for increases in their salaries; to provide also for the appointment and salaries of three assistant grain commissioners instead of four; and to provide further for certain technical amendments to the statutory grades of grain.

He said: His Excellency the Governor General, having been made acquainted with the subject matter of this resolution, recommends it to the consideration of the house.

Topic:   CANADA GRAIN ACT
Subtopic:   PROVISION FOR REAPPOINTMENT OF COMMISSIONERS
Sub-subtopic:   SALARY INCREASES
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Motion agreed to.


NATIONAL LIBRARY

PROVISION FOR ESTABLISHMENT

LIB

Louis Stephen St-Laurent (Prime Minister; President of the Privy Council)

Liberal

Right Hon. L. S. St. Laurent (Prime Minister) moved

that the house go into committee at the next sitting to consider the following resolution:

That it is expedient to introduce a measure to provide for the establishment of a national library, and for the appointment and remuneration of a national librarian and an assistant national librarian; to provide also for the appointment, in accordance with the provisions of the Civil Service Act, of such officers, clerks and employees necessary for the proper control and management of the national library; to provide also for the establishment of an advisory council and for the payment of the travelling and living expenses of the members thereof; and to provide further for the establishment in tha consolidated revenue fund of a special account to which shall be credited any money appropriated by parliament for the purpose of acquiring books and of a special account called the national library special operating account to which shall be credited all moneys received by way of donation, bequest or otherwise and that any amounts required for the purposes of the said measure may be paid out of the national library special operating account or out of any money appropriated by parliament for such purposes.

He said: His Excellency the Governor General, having been made acquainted with the subject matter of this resolution, recommends it to the consideration of the house.

Topic:   NATIONAL LIBRARY
Subtopic:   PROVISION FOR ESTABLISHMENT
Sub-subtopic:   APPOINTMENT OF NATIONAL LIBRARIAN
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Motion agreed to.


ROYAL CANADIAN AIR FORCE

AIRMAN JAMES FARTHING

May 16, 1952