March 17, 1954

ST. PATRICK'S DAY MR. MCIVOR GREETINGS TO MR. SPEAKER AND MEMBERS OP THE HOUSE

LIB

Daniel (Dan) McIvor

Liberal

Mr. Daniel Mclvor (Fort William):

Mr. Speaker, on a question of privilege, on behalf of the Irishmen in this house and in other places I should like to extend to you, and to all those over whom you preside, greetings on this great day; and my wish for you is that you may have success and happiness so that at the end of your day it can be said, "Well done, good and faithful servant."

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LIB

Louis-René Beaudoin (Speaker of the House of Commons)

Liberal

Mr. Speaker:

I thank the hon. member for his good wishes, not only for myself but for all members of the house. I think we will take his advice and ever pray to St. Patrick for his blessings.

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QUESTIONS

WHEAT PURCHASES BY MILLING COMPANIES

CCF

Mr. Zapliiny:

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

1. What quantities of wheat were purchased from the Canadian wheat board by Canadian and/or American milling companies, based in store Fort William-Port Arthur, on each of the following dates: February 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 22, 1954 and March 8, 1954?

2. What was the average price per bushel paid for such purchases on each of the above dates?

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LIB

Mr. Dickey: (Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Defence Production)

Liberal

1. It is not the policy of the Canadian wheat board to disclose its position with respect to sales during a current crop year.

2. See answer to No. 1.

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FEED WHEAT PURCHASES

CCF

Mr. Zapliiny:

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

1. What quantities of wheat were purchased from the Canadian wheat board, for the purposes of feed, based in store Fort William-Port Arthur, on each of the following dates: February 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 22, 1954 and March 8, 1954?

2. What was the average price per bushel received for such wheat on each of the above dates?

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LIB

Mr. Dickey: (Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Defence Production)

Liberal

1. It is not the policy of the Canadian wheat board to disclose its position with respect to sales during a current crop year.

2. See answer to No. 1.

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MARRIED WOMEN EMPLOYED

LIB

Mr. Purdy:

Liberal

1. What is the approximate number of married women whose husbands are employable, included in the civilian working force of Canada?

2. What is the approximate number of married women whose husbands are employed, included in the total of those applying for jobs through the unemployment insurance commission?

3. What is the approximate number of husbands whose wives are employed, included in the total of those applying for jobs through the unemployment insurance commission?

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LIB

Mr. Gregg: (Minister of Labour)

Liberal

1. The estimated number of married women in the civilian labour force in Canada was 387,000 in January, 1954. The number of these whose husbands were employable is not known.

Source: Dominion bureau of statistics'

labour force survey.

2 and 3. Information not available.

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TRANSPORTATION FATALITIES

CCF

Stanley Howard Knowles (Whip of the Co-operative Commonwealth Federation)

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

Mr. Knowles:

What is the rate of fatalities (a) for Canada: (b) for North America, or for whatever portion thereof for which figures are available, per one hundred million passenger miles travelled (or other available base) for each of the following modes of transportation: (i) by train: (ii) by commercial regularly scheduled air services; (iii) by commercial bus routes; (iv) by automobile?

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LIB

John Horace Dickey (Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Defence Production)

Liberal

Mr. Dickey:

Rate of passenger fatalities per 100 million passenger miles:

(a) for Canada, 1952; (1) By train, 0-06;

(2) By commercial regularly scheduled air services-domestic, nil; international, nil;

(3) By commercial bus routes, not available;

(4) By automobile, not available.

(b) for United States of America, 1952*; (1) By railroad passenger train, 0-04; (2) By scheduled air transport planes, 0-35; (3) By commercial bus routes, 0 * 16; (4) By passenger automobiles!1) and taxis, 2-8.

(q Drivers of automobiles are considered as passengers.

Source: "Accident Facts, 1953 Edition" published by national safety council, Chicago, Illinois, page 77.

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ARTHRITIC AID

CCF

Mr. Gillis:

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

1. How many hospitals in Canada offer arthritic aid as a specialty?

2. What are the names of such hospitals and where are they located?

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Questions

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LIB

John Horace Dickey (Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Defence Production)

Liberal

Mr. Dickey:

I should like to answer this question orally. The information requested by the hon. gentleman as to hospitals in Canada which offer arthritic aid is not available. However, the dominion bureau of statistics in their 1953 hospital schedule have asked each hospital to report if an arthritic clinic is (a) operated by the hospital or (b) operated by other agencies. The tabulation of the answers to the 1953 schedules will not be available for about three months, but at the end of that time the information should be available to the hon. gentleman and the house.

(e) Hard-surfaced roads built to date- 13-0 miles. Cost by fiscal year: (hard surfacing only)

1949- 50

Nil1950- 51

Nil1951- 52

$ 218,0231952- 53

Nil1953- 54

Nil

3. Prince Edward Island National Park

(a) Established-National Parks Act, chapter 43, 1936.

(b) Area-7 square miles.

(c) Total expenditures-$1,284,193 to De-

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MARITIME NATIONAL PARKS

March 17, 1954