May 22, 1952

ARMED FORCES

ALLOWANCES, PAY AND PENSIONS

PC

Mr. Pearkes:

Progressive Conservative

1. What basic pay and allowances are received by officers of the various ranks between WO II in the army and equivalent ranks in the other services, and brigadier?

2. After twenty years service, what pension would be received by the ranks mentioned in (1), upon retirement?

Topic:   ARMED FORCES
Subtopic:   ALLOWANCES, PAY AND PENSIONS
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LIB

Joseph-Adéodat Blanchette (Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of National Defence)

Liberal

Mr. Blanchette:

Return tabled.

Topic:   ARMED FORCES
Subtopic:   ALLOWANCES, PAY AND PENSIONS
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PURCHASE OF CARS FOR GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENTS

PC

Mr. Dinsdale:

Progressive Conservative

1. How are new cars purchased for the various government departments?

2. Are these cars purchased directly from the factory or through retail distributors?

3. If purchased through retail distributors, are tenders called for?

4. If tenders are called for, how is information circulated among dealers so that all interested parties might have the opportunity to submit a tender?

Topic:   PURCHASE OF CARS FOR GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENTS
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CANADIAN FARM LOAN ACT

AMENDMENTS TO PROVIDE FOR ADMINISTRATIVE CHANGES, TO GIVE POWER TO BOARD TO BORROW FROM MINISTER, ETC.

LIB

Douglas Charles Abbott (Minister of Finance and Receiver General)

Liberal

Hon. Douglas Abbott (Minister of Finance) moved

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

That is is expedient to introduce a measure to amend the Canadian Farm Loan Act to provide for a number of administrative changes under the act; inter alia to give power to the Canadian farm loan board to borrow money from the minister to be paid out of the consolidated revenue fund on such terms and conditions as the governor in council approves for the purposes of the board; to permit first mortgage loans up to 60 per centum of the appraised value of the security and up to a maximum of $10,000; to provide for the appointment, duties and remuneration (out of the revenues of the board) of an advisory board to be known as the Canadian farm loan advisory board; to provide with respect to short term loans secured by second mortgage that they may be made for the same purpose as first mortgage loans and up to one-third of the amount of a first mortgage loan; and to provide further for aggregate maximum loans secured by first and second mortgages up to $12,000 and up to 70 per centum of valuation where chattel security is taken or 65 per centum where it is not taken.

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:   CANADIAN FARM LOAN ACT
Subtopic:   AMENDMENTS TO PROVIDE FOR ADMINISTRATIVE CHANGES, TO GIVE POWER TO BOARD TO BORROW FROM MINISTER, ETC.
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Motion agreed to.


TARIFF BOARD ACT

SALARIES OP VICE-CHAIRMAN AND OTHER MEMBER OF BOARD

LIB

Douglas Charles Abbott (Minister of Finance and Receiver General)

Liberal

Hon. Douglas Abbott (Minister of Finance) 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 Tariff Board Act to provide that there shall be paid out of the consolidated revenue fund' an annual salary of twelve thousand dollars to the vice-chairman of the board and an annual salary of eleven thousand dollars to the other member of the board.

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:   TARIFF BOARD ACT
Subtopic:   SALARIES OP VICE-CHAIRMAN AND OTHER MEMBER OF BOARD
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Motion agreed to.


NATIONAL DEFENCE

THEFTS IN MILITARY ESTABLISHMENTS


On the orders of the day:


PC

Donald Methuen Fleming

Progressive Conservative

Mr. Donald M. Fleming (Eglinion):

May I

ask the Minister of National Defence whether any further prosecutions are being planned or prepared now, in respect of thefts either at Petawawa or elsewhere, as the result of any recommendations of Mr. Currie's staff or otherwise?

Topic:   NATIONAL DEFENCE
Subtopic:   THEFTS IN MILITARY ESTABLISHMENTS
Sub-subtopic:   FURTHER PROSECUTIONS
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LIB

Brooke Claxton (Minister of National Defence)

Liberal

Hon. Brooke Claxton (Minister of National Defence):

Mr. Speaker, it is rather difficult to anticipate events, but I will tell the hon. member that I expect further prosecutions to be laid.

Topic:   NATIONAL DEFENCE
Subtopic:   THEFTS IN MILITARY ESTABLISHMENTS
Sub-subtopic:   FURTHER PROSECUTIONS
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PC

Donald Methuen Fleming

Progressive Conservative

Mr. Fleming:

Is the minister in a position to say how soon?

Topic:   NATIONAL DEFENCE
Subtopic:   THEFTS IN MILITARY ESTABLISHMENTS
Sub-subtopic:   FURTHER PROSECUTIONS
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May 22, 1952