March 9, 1953

L L

Mr. Benidickson: (Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Transport)

Liberal Labour

1. Nil.

2. Answered by No. 1.

3. 1939 nil; 1946 nil; 1948 nil; 1950 nil; 1952 nil.

4. (a) Passenger vessels S.S. Lady Rodney and S.S. Lady Nelson withdrawn from West Indies service November, 1952.

(b) Nil.

Topic:   SHIPPING SUBSIDIES
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DOMINION STEEL AND COAL

COAL IMPORTS

CCF

Mr. Gillis:

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

1. Did the Dominion Steel and Coal Corporation, or any subsidiary of it, import American coal in, the years 1951-52?

2. If so, what was the tonnage (a) anthracite; (b) bituminous?

3. What was the dollar value of the coal imported at the border?

Topic:   DOMINION STEEL AND COAL
Subtopic:   COAL IMPORTS
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LIB

James Joseph McCann (Minister of National Revenue)

Liberal

Mr. McCann:

1, 2 and 3. It is contrary to the practice of this department to furnish information which would disclose the private transactions of importers or exporters at customs.

Topic:   DOMINION STEEL AND COAL
Subtopic:   COAL IMPORTS
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QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS

MOTOR VEHICLE PURCHASES, ALBERTA

SC

Mr. Shaw:

Social Credit

1. Were any motor vehicles purchased by the federal government or any department thereof, in Alberta, between January 1, 1949 and January 1, 1953?

2. If so, what was the total number purchased?

3. How many motor vehicles of each trade name were purchased?

4. What were the names and addresses of all dealers from whom purchases were made and how many units were purchased from each?

5. Were all purchases made by tender? If not, what method is employed in determining from whom purchases are to be made?

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   MOTOR VEHICLE PURCHASES, ALBERTA
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RECREATIONAL BUILDING, H.M.C.S. "NADEN"

CCF

Mr. Maclnnis:

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

1. Did the defence department since January 1, 1951, construct a recreational building at H.M.C.S. Naden, Vancouver island?

2. If so, what was the cost of the project?

3. Was the work performed by (a) cost plus contract; (b) contract by tender?

4. If cost plus contract, what is the name of the firm which did the work?

5. If tenders were called what are the names of the firms tendering and the amount of each tender?

6. What was the name of the successful tenderer?

7. What is the floor area of this building?

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   RECREATIONAL BUILDING, H.M.C.S. "NADEN"
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DEFENCE PRODUCTION

CONTRACT TO BENNETT AND WHITE, LTD.

PC

Mr. Hodgson:

Progressive Conservative

1. Was a contract let for a building in February, 1953, by defence production department, to Bennett and White Limited, of Edmonton?

2. If so, what was the amount of such contract?

3. What will the building be used for?

4. What is the estimated time for construction?

5. What are the terms of payment?

6. How was this contract let, by tender or on a cost plus basis?

7. Where is the building to be located?

Topic:   DEFENCE PRODUCTION
Subtopic:   CONTRACT TO BENNETT AND WHITE, LTD.
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DEFENCE PRODUCTION

CONTRACT TO LEITCH CONSTRUCTION CO. LTD.

PC

Mr. Hodgson:

Progressive Conservative

1. Was a contract for a building awarded in February 1953 to Leitch Construction Company Limited, Winnipeg, by the defence production department?

2. If so, for what amount?

3. To what use will the building be put?

4. What is the estimated time required for the completion of the building?

5. Was the contract let by tender or on a cost plus basis?

6. What are the terms of payment?

7. Where will the building be located?

Topic:   DEFENCE PRODUCTION
Subtopic:   CONTRACT TO LEITCH CONSTRUCTION CO. LTD.
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LIB

John Horace Dickey

Liberal

Mr. Dickey:

Mr. Speaker, questions Nos.

75 and 76 relate to construction contracts and the wording of the question is:

Was a contract let for a building in February, 1953, by defence production department to-

And the company is named. If the question were worded "By Defence Construction (1951) Limited", an answer could be given. Subject to that amendment in wording, I move that questions Nos. 75 and 76 be orders for returns.

Topic:   DEFENCE PRODUCTION
Subtopic:   CONTRACT TO LEITCH CONSTRUCTION CO. LTD.
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LIB

Elie Beauregard (Speaker of the Senate)

Liberal

Mr. Speaker:

Orders for returns.

Topic:   DEFENCE PRODUCTION
Subtopic:   CONTRACT TO LEITCH CONSTRUCTION CO. LTD.
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RAILWAY MAIL CLERKS, QUEBEC AND NEW BRUNSWICK

LIB

Mr. Riley:

Liberal

1. How many railway mail clerks operate out of post offices in the province of Quebec to points in New Brunswick on all railways?

2. How many railway mail clerks operate out of post offices in New Brunswick to points in the province of Quebec on all railways?

Topic:   RAILWAY MAIL CLERKS, QUEBEC AND NEW BRUNSWICK
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March 9, 1953