April 1, 1953

COMBINES INVESTIGATION ACT

TABLING OF REPORT OF INVESTIGATION INTO MAPLE PRODUCTS INDUSTRY

LIB

Ralph Osborne Campney (Associate Minister of National Defence; Solicitor General of Canada)

Liberal

Hon. R. O. Campney (for Ihe Minister of Justice):

Mr. Speaker, on behalf of the

Minister of Justice (Mr. Garson) I beg leave to lay on the table of the house three copies in English of the report by Mr. T. D. MacDonald, as commissioner under the Combines Investigation Act, with respect to an alleged combine in the purchase of maple syrup and maple sugar in the province of Quebec. Copies in French will be available almost immediately, I should hope tomorrow.

Topic:   COMBINES INVESTIGATION ACT
Subtopic:   TABLING OF REPORT OF INVESTIGATION INTO MAPLE PRODUCTS INDUSTRY
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QUESTIONS

STE. CECILE STREET, MONTREAL PROPERTY SOLD AS SURPLUS CROWN ASSETS

PC

Mr. Fulton:

Progressive Conservative

1. What are the particulars and nature of the property on Ste. Cecile street, Montreal, sold to Conrad Gauthier, Montreal, as surplus crown assets, for $5,750, as shown at page 22 of the Crown Assets Disposal Corporation report for 1950-51?

2. What were the dimensions of this property?

3. Were there any buildings on the property?

4. If so, how many, of what type, and for what purpose had they been used?

5. What was the original cost of acquisition of this property, and buildings if any?

6. Were tenders invited for the purchase of this property?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   STE. CECILE STREET, MONTREAL PROPERTY SOLD AS SURPLUS CROWN ASSETS
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LIB

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

Liberal

1. The property consisted of lot No. 998 St. Antoine ward, Montreal, P.Q., with buildings thereon bearing municipal numbers 926-928 and 936-938 Ste. Cecile street.

2. The property had a frontage of 81-75' on Ste. Cecile street with a depth varying from 75-7' to 78-8'.

3. Yes.

4. Two-(1) brick semi-detached residence and (1) frame semi-detached residence.

5. $29,000 per order in council P.C. 4532 October 7, 1948.

6. Yes.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   STE. CECILE STREET, MONTREAL PROPERTY SOLD AS SURPLUS CROWN ASSETS
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ARMY CAMP, WINDSOR, N.S. LAND SOLD

PC

Mr. Stanfield:

Progressive Conservative

1. Has any land In the Windsor army camp at Windsor, Nova Scotia, been sold?

2. If so, what portions, and to whom were they sold?

3. What amount did the government receive for each portion?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   ARMY CAMP, WINDSOR, N.S. LAND SOLD
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LIB

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

Liberal

1. Yes. This camp had been declared surplus in January, 1946, and was turned over to the Department of Labour who used it for vocational training until it was sold.

2. The whole area of the former Windsor transit camp at Windsor, Nova Scotia, was sold to the town of Windsor, Nova Scotia. The area of land sold amounted to 203-27 acres, including certain easements and rights of way appurtenant to the said land.

3. The amount paid by the town of Windsor was $43,819.50 being approximately the cost of the said land and easements, together with 8 per cent of the cost of two (2) drill halls situated on the said land and 8 per cent of the cost of the piping, fixtures and hydrants comprised in the water line servicing the camp area.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   ARMY CAMP, WINDSOR, N.S. LAND SOLD
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FEDERAL HEALTH GRANTS, QUEBEC

LIB

Mr. Proudfool:

Liberal

1. How much has the federal government contributed in the province of Quebec under the health grants program?

2. How much has the federal government contributed in the province of Quebec, since 1948, towards (a) hospital construction; (b) control of cancer; (c) in mental health field; (d) T.B. control?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   FEDERAL HEALTH GRANTS, QUEBEC
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LIB

Mr. McCusker: (Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of National Health and Welfare)

Liberal

1. Of a total of $48,631,182 available to the province of Quebec under the health grants program, $27,762,899 has been contributed by the federal government in respect of projects submitted by the province of Quebec and approved.

2. (a) Of a total of $19,208,190 available to the province of Quebec under the hospital construction grant, $10,052,054 has been contributed by the federal government in respect of projects submitted by the province of Quebec and approved.

(b) Of a total of $5,171,470 available to the province of Quebec under the cancer control grant, $2,760,193 has been contributed by the federal government in respect of projects submitted by the province of Quebec and approved.

(c) Of a total of $6,892,169 available to the province of Quebec under the mental health grant, $4,273,266 has been contributed by the

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federal government in respect of projects submitted by the province of Quebec and approved.

(d) Of a total of $7,516,624 available to the province of Quebec under the tuberculosis control grant, $6,362,396 has been contributed by the federal government in respect of projects submitted by the province of Quebec and approved.

J. H. ASHDOWN HARDWARE CO.-NAILS BOUGHT AS SURPLUS CROWN ASSETS Mr. Fulton:

1. How many pounds and what size nails were Included in the nails sold to J. H. Ashdown Hardware Company Ltd., for $19,772.32, as surplus crown assets as shown at page 21 of the Crown Assets Disposal Corporation report for 1950-51?

2. What was the original cost of acquisition of these nails?

3. Were tenders invited for the purchase of these nails?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   FEDERAL HEALTH GRANTS, QUEBEC
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LIB

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

Liberal

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   FEDERAL HEALTH GRANTS, QUEBEC
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DREDGE NO. 117

PC

Mr. Coyle:

Progressive Conservative

1. What efforts has the government made to salvage the dredge, No. 117, which sank in Port Stanley harbour last year?

2. Were these efforts successful?

3. What was the cost of these operations?

4. If these efforts to raise this dredge were not successful, will further efforts be made?

5. Have the workers on the dredge been reimbursed for the loss of their belongings?

6. If not, is the matter being given consideration?

7. Will this dredge be replaced?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   DREDGE NO. 117
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LIB

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

Liberal

1. All heavy dredging equipment has been removed, and three attempts have been made to lift and pull the hull inshore.

2. No.

3. $44,200.

4. Yes, when weather conditions permit.

5. No.

6. No.

7. Yes.

IMPERIAL WAR GRAVES COMMISSION Mr. Brooks:

1. Is there Canadian representation on the imperial war graves commission?

2. If so, what are the names (and if in military service, their ranks) of the Canadian representatives?

3. What officers or employees of the imperial war graves commission are in receipt of salary or other remuneration or expenses, and in each case what is the amount of salary or other remuneration or expenses paid?

4. What are the locations of the cemeteries of the imperial war graves commission in which Canadian service personnel are buried?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   DREDGE NO. 117
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LIB

Leslie Alexander Mutch (Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Veterans Affairs)

Liberal

Mr. Mutch:

I have discussed this question with the hon. gentleman in whose name it stands and have given him certain information that is available. He has agreed to let the question drop.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   DREDGE NO. 117
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LIB

Elie Beauregard (Speaker of the Senate)

Liberal

Mr. Speaker:

Dropped.

STATISTICS BUILDING, OTTAWA-DISPOSAL Mr. Diefenbaker:

To whom was the old statistics building on Sussex street disposed of by the Crown Assets Disposal Corporation, and at what price?

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Subtopic:   DREDGE NO. 117
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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. Mcllraiih:

To Mr. Euchariste Harvey who paid the corporation the price of $1,800 and who has undertaken to demolish down to the level of the concrete floors and remove from the site, two reinforced concrete and brick buildings and a two storey temporary frame building.

GRANTS TO SANATORIA, QUEBEC Mr. Gingues:

1. What sanatoria in the province of Quebec have received federal grants to improve their technical equipment during the last five years?

2. What were the amounts of such grants?

3. Have any sanatoria received grants towards the rehabilitation of tubercular patients? If so, what were the amounts of such grants?

4. Have any sanatoria received grants for the purchase of trailers (mobile clinics) for the detection of tuberculosis?

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5. What amount has the sanatorium at Sherbrooke received during the last five years for technical equipment and medicine?

6. Have the provinces asked for rimifon?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   DREDGE NO. 117
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April 1, 1953