February 4, 1953

COMBINES INVESTIGATION ACT

TABLING OF REPORT OF INVESTIGATION INTO SALE OF COARSE PAPERS IN BRITISH COLUMBIA

LIB

Stuart Sinclair Garson (Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada)

Liberal

Hon. Stuart S. Garson (Minister of Justice):

Mr. Speaker, I wish to table the report of the combines investigation commissioner on the investigation into an alleged combine in the supply, distribution and sale of coarse papers and related products in British Columbia.

Topic:   COMBINES INVESTIGATION ACT
Subtopic:   TABLING OF REPORT OF INVESTIGATION INTO SALE OF COARSE PAPERS IN BRITISH COLUMBIA
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CANADA SHIPPING ACT

SHIPS RELIEVED FROM COMPLIANCE WITH CERTAIN PROVISIONS


Hon. Lionel Chevrier (Minister of Transport: I beg leave to table reports indicating the cases in which ships were relieved from compliance with steamship requirements under the authority of section 488A of the Canada Shipping Act, 1934, during the past year, and also reports indicating the cases in which ships were exempted under the provisions of section 133A of the Canada Shipping Act, 1934, from the obligation of carrying certificated masters, mates or engineers during the past year.


PC

George Randolph Pearkes

Progressive Conservative

Mr. G. R. Pearkes (Nanaimo):

I would

direct a question to the Minister of Transport (Mr. Chevrier) arising out of the reports that he has just tabled. Are the vessels of the Ming Sung company in the reports which were tabled?

Topic:   CANADA SHIPPING ACT
Subtopic:   SHIPS RELIEVED FROM COMPLIANCE WITH CERTAIN PROVISIONS
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LIB

Lionel Chevrier (Minister of Transport)

Liberal

Mr. Chevrier:

The answer is no. The

exemptions for those vessels were withdrawn last year.

Topic:   CANADA SHIPPING ACT
Subtopic:   SHIPS RELIEVED FROM COMPLIANCE WITH CERTAIN PROVISIONS
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PC

Gordon Graydon

Progressive Conservative

Mr. Graydon:

Did you ever find those

ships?

Topic:   CANADA SHIPPING ACT
Subtopic:   SHIPS RELIEVED FROM COMPLIANCE WITH CERTAIN PROVISIONS
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CRIMINAL CODE

AMENDMENT TO PROVIDE FOR ABOLITION OF CAPITAL PUNISHMENT

CCF

Wilbert Ross Thatcher

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

Mr. W. Ross Thatcher (Moose Jaw) moved

for leave to introduce Bill No. 108, to amend

the Criminal Code (capital punishment).

Topic:   CRIMINAL CODE
Subtopic:   AMENDMENT TO PROVIDE FOR ABOLITION OF CAPITAL PUNISHMENT
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?

Some hon. Members:

Explain.

Topic:   CRIMINAL CODE
Subtopic:   AMENDMENT TO PROVIDE FOR ABOLITION OF CAPITAL PUNISHMENT
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CCF

Wilbert Ross Thatcher

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

Mr. Thatcher:

The purpose of this bill is to abolish capital punishment in Canada and to substitute life imprisonment therefor.

Topic:   CRIMINAL CODE
Subtopic:   AMENDMENT TO PROVIDE FOR ABOLITION OF CAPITAL PUNISHMENT
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LIB

George Alexander Cruickshank

Liberal

Mr. Cruickshank:

Are you worried, Ross?

Motion agreed to and bill read the first time.

Topic:   CRIMINAL CODE
Subtopic:   AMENDMENT TO PROVIDE FOR ABOLITION OF CAPITAL PUNISHMENT
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QUESTIONS

WHEAT, CLASS II BRITISH PURCHASES

CCF

Mr. Argue:

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

1. What quantity of its agreed purchase of 115 million bushels of wheat from Canada has it been agreed that the United Kingdom will purchase at the class II price?

2. What additional sum of money is involved at the prevailing class II price?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   WHEAT, CLASS II BRITISH PURCHASES
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LIB

Mr. Mcllrailh: (Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Defence Production; Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Trade and Commerce)

Liberal

1. 200,000 long tons, the equivalent of 7,466,666 bushels.

2. The quantity of wheat which the United Kingdom has agreed to purchase on a class II basis is to be priced at the class II price in effect at the time of offering, which will be between now and next August. As at January 29 the class II prices for the milling grades of wheat were 37 cents per bushel over the I.W.A. prices. On this basis the sum involved is $2,762,666.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   WHEAT, CLASS II BRITISH PURCHASES
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WHEAT AGREEMENT

February 4, 1953