March 18, 1953

LIB

Mr. Fournier (Hull): (Minister of Public Works; Leader of the Government in the House of Commons; Liberal Party House Leader)

Liberal

1. Subcontracts for the installation of the heating and ventilation systems were awarded to John Colford Contracting Company Limited, Montreal, P.Q., by Anglin-Norcross (Ontario) Limited, the general contractors for the project.

2. Yes, for the whole project, which included the heating and ventilation systems.

3. (a) In November, 1950, for the whole project, which included the heating and ventilation systems.

Cb) Subcontractors' tenders for the heating and ventilation systems were submitted to the general contractors and not to the department. The amount of each subcontractor's tender to the general contractors is not known by this department.

(c) John Colford Contracting Company Limited, Montreal, P.Q. The amount is not known by this department.

(d) Yes. $7,135.13.

4. Yes, the heating and ventilation systems were designed by engineers who were employed by the architects who designed the building and supervised the construction. General approval of the plans of the building was given by the chief architect of the Department of Public Works.

5. See answer to No. 4.

6. Checks are still being made by the engineer who installed the systems, as systems of these sizes require certain adjustments for some considerable time.

7. Incorporated in box sum price, individual prices not known.

8. Answered by No. 7.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   BUREAU OF STATISTICS, OTTAWA-HEATING SYSTEM
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CRAB FISH CATCH, HECATE STRAIT

PC

Mr. Green:

Progressive Conservative

1. What has been the total catch of crab fish in Hecate strait off the Pacific coast, during each of the last five seasons?

2. What proportion of this catch has been made by (a) Canadian fishermen; (b) American fishermen; (c) fishermen of other nationalities?

Questions

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   CRAB FISH CATCH, HECATE STRAIT
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LIB

Mr. MacNaughl: (Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Fisheries)

Liberal

1. Information is not available regarding the total catch of crabs in the Hecate strait area off the Pacific coast.

2 (a) Landing of crabs from the Hecate strait area by Canadian fishermen during the last five years are: 1948, 550,800 lbs.; 1949, 646,800 lbs.; 1950, 723,400 lbs.; 1951, 838,100 lbs.; 1952, 1,105,100 lbs.

Cb) Information is not available regarding the catch of crabs by United States fishermen.

Oc) To the best of knowledge no fishermen of other than Canadian or United States nationalities have fished for crabs in the Hecate strait area.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   CRAB FISH CATCH, HECATE STRAIT
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JOHN INGLIS COMPANY, SCARBOROUGH

PC

Mr. Harkness:

Progressive Conservative

1. What capital assistance, if any, has been extended by the government for the John Inglis Company plant in the Toronto suburb of Scarborough?

2. How much of this capital assistance was for construction of the plant and how much for tools, equipment, etc.?

3. How many square feet of factory space does this plant cover, and how many square feet of office space?

4. What was the total cost of the construction of the plant?

5. What is the plant going to manufacture for government account?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   JOHN INGLIS COMPANY, SCARBOROUGH
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LIB

Mr. Dickey:

Liberal

1. The government has approved expenditures in the amount of $8,182,547.71 for the erection and equipping of a crown-owned plant in Scarborough for the manufacture of Y.100 main propulsion equipment for destroyer escort vessels. John Inglis Co. Limited of Toronto has received a contract from the government to manufacture such propulsion equipment in such plant.

2. Construction, $4,332,068; equipment, $3,850,479.71.

3. Factory, 162,202 square feet; office, 15,369 square feet; cafeteria, 9,024 square feet.

4. Plant 95 per cent completed. Final cost not expected to exceed amount granted (i.e. $4,332,068).

5. Y.100 main propulsion equipment for destroyer escort vessels.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   JOHN INGLIS COMPANY, SCARBOROUGH
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GRAIN PERMIT BOOKS, MANITOBA

CCF

Mr. Bryce:

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

1. How many grain permit books were issued by the Manitoba pool elevators, during the last crop year?

2. How many such books were issued by the united grain growers in Manitoba, during the last crop year?

3. How many of these books were issued by all other line companies in Manitoba, during the last crop year?

Questions

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   GRAIN PERMIT BOOKS, MANITOBA
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LIB

George James McIlraith (Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Defence Production; Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Trade and Commerce)

Liberal

Mr. Mcllrailh:

Mr. Speaker, it will be noted that the information asked for discloses the competitive position of individual elevator companies acting as agents for the wheat board. As I understand it, it has always been the practice not to give information about individual companies who are in competition with each other.

There is, of course, no objection to giving the number of permit books issued in the province. The figure for the province of Manitoba is 43,362 permit books issued on behalf of the Canadian wheat board for the crop year 1951-52.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   GRAIN PERMIT BOOKS, MANITOBA
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LIB

MATSQUI NAVAL STATION

LIB

George Alexander Cruickshank

Liberal

Mr. Cruickshank:

What is the total amount spent on the Matsqui naval station for (a) the land and buildings; (b) equipment?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   MATSQUI NAVAL STATION
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LIB

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

Liberal

Mr. Blanchette:

Since its construction in 1943 to December 31, 1952, the total amounts spent are:

(a) Land and buildings-$231,426.31;

(b) Equipment-$627,000.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   MATSQUI NAVAL STATION
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JULY 1 HOLIDAY DESIGNATION

LIB

Alcide Côté (Postmaster General)

Liberal

Mr. Cote (Matapedia-Malane):

In future, how is the 1st of July legal holiday to be officially designated?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   JULY 1 HOLIDAY DESIGNATION
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LIB

Frederick Gordon Bradley (Secretary of State of Canada)

Liberal

Mr. Bradley:

Sections 2 and 3 of the Dominion Day Act, chapter 49, R.S.C. 1927 read as follows:

2. Throughout Canada, in each and every year, the first day of July, not being a Sunday, shall be a legal holiday, and shall be kept and observed as such, under the name of Dominion Day.

3. When the first day of July is a Sunday, the second day of July shall be, in lieu thereof, throughout Canada, a legal holiday, and shall be kept and observed as such under the same name.

As long as these statutory provisions remain as they are, this holiday will continue to be officially designated Dominion day.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   JULY 1 HOLIDAY DESIGNATION
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CONSTRUCTION OF DAMS

PC

Mr. Hodgson:

Progressive Conservative

1. Is the Canadian government building dams in Ceylon?

2. If so, what is the cost?

3. Is the engineering to be done by Canadians?

4. What is the purpose of these dams?

5. Will Canada derive any benefit from this expenditure?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   CONSTRUCTION OF DAMS
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LIB

Mr. Claxlon: (Minister of National Defence)

Liberal

1. No.

2. Answered by No. 1.

3. Answered by No. 1.

4. Answered by No. 1.

5. Answered by No. 1.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   CONSTRUCTION OF DAMS
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March 18, 1953