May 13, 1953


It being twenty minutes after eleven o'clock the house adjourned, without question put, pursuant to standing order. [The following items were passed in committee of supply]:


DEPARTMENT OF FISHERIES


132. Information and educational service, including $3,000 for grants to fisheries exhibitions, $131,380. 133. Markets and economics service, $211,815. 134. Administrative expenses of the Newfoundland fisheries board, $16,750. 135. Industrial development service, $250,000. Field services- 136. Field services administration, $468,900. Protection branch- 137. Operation and maintenance, $2,958,000. 138. Construction or acquisition of buildings, works, land and new equipment, $187,250. Inspection branch- 139. Operation and maintenance, $913,955. 140. Construction or acquisition of buildings, works, land and new equipment, $17,050. Supply Fish culture and development branch- 141. Operation and maintenance, $665,400. 142. Construction or acquisition of buildings, works, land and new equipment, $286,800. 143. Consumer branch, $67,545. 144. To provide for the destruction of harbour and gray seals, $30,000. Fisheries research board of Canada- 145. Headquarters administration, $119,115. 146. Operation and maintenance, $1,843,976. 147. Construction or acquisition of buildings, works, land and new equipment, $229,255. International commissions- 148. To provide for Canadian share of expenses of the international fisheries commission appointed under treaty dated January 29, 1937, between Canada and the United States for the preservation of the north Pacific halibut fisheries, $55,900. 149. To provide for Canadian share of expenses of the international Pacific salmon fisheries commission appointed under treaty dated May 26, 1930, between Canada and the United States for the protection, preservation and extension of the sockeye salmon fisheries of the Fraser river system, $174,050. 150. To provide for Canadian share of expenses of the international whaling commission, appointed pursuant to the international convention for the regulation of whaling, dated at Washington, December 2, 1946, $2,500. 151. To provide for Canadian share of expenses of the international commission for the northwest Atlantic fisheries appointed pursuant to international conventions for the investigation, protection and conservation of the fisheries of the northwest Atlantic ocean, dated at Washington, February 8, 1949, $20,000. 152. To provide for Canadian share of expenses of the international north Pacific fisheries commission appointed pursuant to the international convention for the high seas fisheries of the north Pacific ocean, dated May 9, 1952, $15,000. Special- 153. To provide for operation and maintenance of Newfoundland bait service, $309,195. 154. To provide for the extension of educational work in co-operative producing and selling among fishermen, $80,000. 155. To provide for administration expenses of the Fisheries Prices Support Act, 1944, $72,380. 156. To provide for assistance in the construction of vessels of the dragger and/or long liner type, subject to such terms and conditions as may be approved by the governor in council, $150,000. 157. To provide for assistance in the construction of bait freezing and storage facilities, subject to the regulations established by the governor in council, $75,000. 542. To authorize and provide for the operation of a revolving fund, in accordance with the provisions of section 58 of the Financial Administration Act, for the purpose of financing the transportation, dressing and dyeing and other expenses incidental to receiving and disposing of fur seal skins accruing to Canada pursuant to provisional fur seal agreement between Canada and the United States by exchange of notes dated December 8, 1942; December 19, 1942, and December 26, 1947; the amount to be charged to the revolving fund at any time not to exceed, $300,000. Supply



General services- 661. Industrial development service-further amount required, $1,000,000. Field services- Protection branch- 662. Construction or acquisition of buildings, works, land and new equipment-further amount required, $21,000. Fish culture and development branch- 663. Construction or acquisition of buildings, works, land and new equipment-further amount required, $150,000. Fisheries research board of Canada- 664. Construction or acquisition of buildings, works, land and new equipment-further amount required, $50,000. 665. To provide for federal share of administrative expenses of the Great Lakes fisheries research committee to be established jointly with the province of Ontario; and to provide for a program designed to eliminate lampreys in the Great Lakes, $60,000. Special- 666. To authorize the Minister of Fisheries, on behalf of the government of Canada, to enter into an agreement with the government of Newfoundland, subject to the approval of the governor in council, which shall provide for the operation by Newfoundland of the Newfoundland bait services and which may provide for the transfer to Newfoundland of property pertaining thereto; and to provide for a payment to Newfoundland in accordance with the said agreement, $1,250,000. 765. To provide for an advance to the government of Nova Scotia in accordance with the terms of an agreement between the government of Canada and the government of Nova Scotia, to be entered into with the approval of the governor in council, in an amount not exceeding one-half of loans made by the government of Nova Scotia to fishermen for the purpose of replacing abnormal losses of equipment suffered by reason of severe weather conditions in the 1951-52 fishing season, $80,000. Special- 667. To provide for a contribution towards the cost of construction of a public aquarium at Vancouver, B.C., in accordance with an agreement to be entered into by the Minister of Fisheries with the approval of the governor in council whereby adequate facilities are to be made available to the Fisheries Research Board, the total cost to be borne in equal shares by the government of Canada, the government of British Columbia and the city of Vancouver, the contribution of the government of Canada not to exceed, $100,000. 766. To authorize and provide for the establishment of one or more special accounts in the consolidated revenue fund for the purposes of a plan to be known as the fishermen's indemnity and loan plan, to be administered in accordance with regulations of the governor in council, for the purpose of assisting fishermen to meet abnormal capital losses; and to authorize payment from the accounts in the current and subsequent fiscal years, in accordance with the regulations, of indemnities, loans and administrative expenses, the accounts to be credited with all amounts received by way of premiums, recoveries and repayments, and with advances to the said accounts in accordance with the regulations, such advances not at any time to exceed, $250,000.


DEPARTMENT OF MINES AND TECHNICAL SURVEYS


A-Department- Administration services- 212. Departmental administration, $420,566. Explosives Act- Administration- 213. Explosives Act-administration, operation and maintenance, $87,781. Mines branch- 214. Mines branch administration, $75,467. Mineral resources investigations- 215. Administration, operation and maintenance, $1,962,603. 216. Construction or acquisition of new equipment, $176,600. Investigations of radioactive ores- 217. Administration, operation and maintenance, $289,909. 218. Construction or acquisition of new equipment, $42,650. 219. To provide for payments to McGill University in connection with the development of a coal-fired gas turbine, $100,000. Geological survey of Canada Geological surveys- 220. Administration, operation and maintenance, including the expenses of the national advisory committee on research in the geological sciences, and an amount of $1,800 for Canada's share of the cost of the committee on mineral resources and geology, London, England, $1,938,622. 221. Construction or acquisition of new equipment, $102,500. Surveys and mapping branch- 222. Surveys and mapping branch administration. $45,214. Topographical surveys, including expenses of the Canadian board on geographical names- 223. Administration, operation and maintenance, $1,435,114. 224. Construction or acquisition of new equipment, $95,000. Canadian hydrographic service- 225. Administration, operation and maintenance, including Canada's annual contribution of $5,750 to the international hydrographic bureau, $2,389,576. 226. Construction or acquisition of new equipment, $149,805. Geodetic survey of Canada- 227. Administration, operation and maintenance, $545,896. 228. Construction or acquisition of new equipment, $236,850. 229. International boundary commission-administration, operation and maintenance, $66,790. 230. Legal surveys and aeronautical charts- administration, operation and maintenance, including a grant of $350 to the Canadian institute of surveying and photogrammetry and the expenses of the board of examiners for dominion land surveyors and payment of fees of B. W. Waugh, J. E. Lilly and J. E. R. Ross, members of the board, and A. W. Cole, secretary of the board, $729,142. Map compilation and reproduction- 231. Administration, operation and maintenance, $677,970. 232. Construction or acquisition of new equipment, $21,325. Geographical branch- 233. Geographical branch-administration, operation and maintenance, $260,368. Dominion observatories-* Dominion observatory, Ottawa and field stations- 234. Administration, operation and maintenance, including membership fee of $500 to the international astronomical union, $415,557. 235. Construction or acquisition of buildings, works, land and new equipment, $102,500. 236. Dominion astrophysical observatory, Victoria, B.C.-administration, operation and maintenance, $108,981. General- 237. Payments to Royal Canadian Air Force and commercial companies for air photography, and to defray the expenses of and the purchase of equipment by the interdepartmental committee on air surveys, $1,100,000. 238. Provincial and territorial boundary surveys -administration, operation and maintenance, $48,924. B-Dominion coal board- 239. Administration and investigations of the dominion coal board, $106,991. 240. Payments in connection with the movements of coal under conditions prescribed by the governor in council, $6,078,300. B-Dominion coal board- 676. Payments in connection with the movements of coal under conditions prescribed by the governor in council-further amount required, $2,220,000.


DEPARTMENT OF THE SECRETARY OF STATE


419. Departmental administration, $216,964. 420. Companies branch, $84,655. 421. Trade marks branch, including a contribution of $2,400 to the international office for the protection of industrial property, $91,182. 422. Bureau for translations, $979,583. Patent and copyright office- 423. Administration division, $76,462. 424. Patent division, $854,456. 425. Copyright and industrial designs division, including a contribution of $2,100 to the union office for the protection of literary and artistic works, $20,438. Office of the chief electoral officer- 56. Salaries and expenses of office, $66,070. Civil service commission- 78. Salaries and contingencies of the commission, $2,018,879. Public archives- A-Department- 311. General administration and technical services, $282,204. B-Bibliographic centre- 312. Bibliographic centre (national library), $76,602 Supply Public printing and stationery- 313. Departmental administration, $497,818. 314. Stationery branch-operation of stationery stores, $426,518. 315. Printing and binding the annual statutes, $40,000. 316. Canada Gazette, $120,000. 317. Plant equipment and replacements, $341,518. 318. Distribution of official documents, $207,839. 319. Printing and binding official publications for sale and distribution to departments and the public, $430,000. 691. Plant equipment and replacements-further amount required, $104,323. 692. Distribution of official documents-further amount required, $6,012. 733. Departmental administration-further amount required, $5,000. 734. Companies branch-further amount required, $3,200. Special- 735. To provide for special expenditures for all departments in connection with the coronation of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, $1,000,000.


POST OFFICE DEPARTMENT


302. Departmental administration, $1,159,011. 303. Operations-including salaries and other expenses of staff post offices, district offices, railway mail service staffs and supplies, equipment and other items for revenue post offices, also including administration, $64,155,723. 304. Transportation-movement of mail by land, air and water, including administration, $43,110,948. 305. Financial services, including audit of revenue, money order and savings bank business; and postage stamps, $2,456,306. 689. Operations-including salaries and other expenses of staff post offices, district offices, railway mail service staffs, and supplies, equipment and other items for revenue post offices, also including administration-further amount required, $965,080. 690. Transportation-movement of mail by land, air and water, including administration-further amount required, $2,969,773.


DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND DEVELOPMENT


364. Departmental administration, $399,090. National parks branch- 365. Branch administration, $23,392. National parks and historic sites services- 366. Administration, operation and maintenance, $3,957,609. 367. Construction or acquisition of buildings, works, land and new equipment, $2,898,745. 368. Grant to the Jack Miner Migratory Bird Foundation, $5,000. 369. Grant in aid of the development of the International Peace Garden in Manitoba, $10,000. 370. Special grant to the Antiquarian and Numismatic Society to help defray costs of urgent work for the restoration and preservation of the Chateau de Ramezay, Montreal, $40,000. 371. National battlefields commission-to provide for special works at Cove Fields, Quebec, $5,000.



Supply 372. Canadian wildlife service-wildlife resources conservation and development, including administration of the Migratory Birds Convention Act- administration, operation and maintenance, $339,308. 373. National museum of Canada-administration, operation and maintenance, $267,692. Engineering and water resources branch- 374. Branch administration, $55,526. Water resources division- Water resources division, including the administration of the Dominion Water Power and Irrigation Acts. 375. Administration, operation and maintenance including grant of $350 to the international executive council, world power conference, $601,570. 376. Construction or acquisition of buildings, works, land and new equipment, $41,620. 377. To provide for studies and surveys of the Columbia river watershed in Canada, $373,300. 378. To provide for studies and surveys of the Saint John river watershed in Canada, $30,705. 379. Lake of the Woods control board, $15,270. 380. To provide for the expenses incurred under the agreement between Canada, Ontario and Manitoba, confirmed by the Lac Seul Conservation Act, 1928, moneys expended to be largely reimbursed, $18,390. Engineering and architectural division- 381. Administration, operation and maintenance, $479,929. 382. To provide, subject to allocation by treasury board, for the design and planning of deferrable projects, the acquisition of sites and the initiation of construction, $200,000. Trans-Canada highway division- 383. Administration, operation and maintenance, $455,601. 384. To provide for surveys and construction of the trans-Canada highway through national parks, $1,000,000. 385. To provide for general investigations by the Northwest Territories power commission of the electric power requirements of settlements and industries in the Northwest Territories and the Yukon Territory (revote), $1,000. Northern administration and lands branch- 386. Branch administration, $104,100. 387. Lands division-administration of territorial and public lands; seed grain collections, $312,849. Northern administration division- 388. Administration, including grants of $5,000 each to the Canadian Handicraft Guild and the Arctic Institute of North America, $194,495. Northwest Territories, including Wood Buffalo park and Eskimo affairs- 389. Operation and maintenance, 843,864. 390. Construction or acquisition of buildings, works, land and nw equipment, $2,898,745. Forest conservation and wildlife management including Wood Buffalo park- 391. Operation and maintenance, $417,176. 392. Construction or acquisition of buildings, works, land and new equipment, $125,060. Yukon Territory, including forest conservation- 393. Operation and maintenance, $527,547. 394. Construction or acquisition of buildings, works, land and new equipment, $143,995. Forestry branch- 395. Branch administration, $104,770. Forest research division- 396. Operation and maintenance, $900,975. 397. Construction or acquisition of buildings, works, land and new equipment, $47,715. Forestry operations division- 398. Administration, operation and maintenance, $98,530. 399. To provide for contributions to the provinces for assistance in forest inventory and reforestation in accordance with agreements that have been or may be entered into by Canada and the provinces, $1,225,000. 400. To provide for a contribution to the province of New Brunswick for assistance in a program designed to combat the spruce budworm infestation, in accordance with an agreement to be entered into by Canada and the province, $1,000,000. Forest products laboratories division- 401. Operation and maintenance, $525,984. 402. Construction or acquisition of buildings, works, land and new equipment, $39,655. 403. Grant to Canadian Forestry Association,



404. Grant to Pulp and Paper Research Institute of Canada, $100,000. Eastern rockies forest conservation board- 405. Salaries and expenses of federal members of the board, $12,350. Canadian government travel bureau- General- 406. To assist in promoting the tourist business in Canada, $1,528,450. 407. Emergency shelter administration, $35,000. National film board- 247. Administration, production and distribution of films and other visual materials, $2,883,650. 248. Acquisition of equipment, $114,000. Resources and development- 546. To authorize and provide for a continuing special account in the consolidated revenue fund, notwithstanding section 35 of the Financial Administration Act, to be known as the Eskimo loan fund, from which loans or investments may be made to or in respect of individual Eskimos or groups of Eskimos to promote the commercial activities thereof under conditions fixed from time to time by the treasury board and to authorize the crediting to this special account of repayments by or in respect of such individual Eskimo or groups of Eskimos and the readvancing of such moneys; the excess of the amounts charged over the amounts credited to this special account at any time not to exceed, $50,000. National parks branch- National parks and historic sites services- 718. Construction or acquisition of buildings, works, land and new equipment-further amount required, $154,500. 719. National battlefields commission-to provide for special works at national battlefields parks, Quebec, $4,000. Engineering and water resources branch- Water resources division- 720. To provide for studies and surveys of the Red river basin in Canada, including Assiniboine and Pembina rivers, $27,160. Engineering and architectural division- 721. To provide for a contribution to the cost of constructing a dam on the Conestogo river near Glen Allan, Ontario for the purposes of flood control and water conservation in accordance with the terms of an agreement to be entered into between Canada and the province of Ontario, $1,000,000. 722. To provide for a contribution to the cost of constructing a dam on the Upper Thames river near Fanshawe, Ontario, for the purposes of flood control and conservation in accordance with the terms of an agreement between Canada, the province of Ontario and the Upper Thames river conservation authority, $145,000. 723. To provide for a contribution by Canada to the improvement and reconstruction of the road Supply between Patricia Bay airport, Vancouver island, and the city limits of Victoria, B.C. in accordance with the terms of the agreement between Canada and the province of British Columbia, $48,000. Northern administration and lands branch- Northern administration division- Northwest Territories, including Wood Buffalo park and Eskimo affairs- 724. Construction or acquisition of buildings, works, land and new equipment-further amount required, $44,250. Forest conservation and wildlife management, including Wood Buffalo park- 725. Construction or acquisition of buildings, works, land and new equipment-further amount required, $4,050. Yukon Territory, including forest conservation- 726. Operation and maintenance-further amount required, $59,200.



Thursday, May 14, 1953


May 13, 1953