June 21, 1954

REPORTS AND PAPERS

REPORT OF BOARD OF TRANSPORT COMMISSIONERS ON LEVEL CROSSINGS

LIB

Lionel Chevrier (Minister of Transport)

Liberal

Hon. Lionel Chevrier (Minister of Transport):

1 beg leave to table, Mr. Speaker, a copy, in English and in French, of the report of the Board of Transport Commissioners for Canada on the railway-highway problem in Canada, made pursuant to order in council P.C. 1953/52 of January 14, 1953. Copies of the report are being made available for distribution.

Topic:   REPORTS AND PAPERS
Subtopic:   REPORT OF BOARD OF TRANSPORT COMMISSIONERS ON LEVEL CROSSINGS
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AGREEMENTS MADE WITH PROVINCES UNDER NATIONAL PHYSICAL FITNESS ACT

LIB

Paul Joseph James Martin (Minister of National Health and Welfare)

Liberal

Hon. Paul Marlin (Minister of National Health and Welfare):

As I indicated on Saturday, Mr. Speaker, I am now tabling a copy of an agreement made under the National Physical Fitness Act between the government of Canada and the provinces, and also a copy of the annual report of the physical fitness division for the fiscal year ending March 31, 1954.

Topic:   AGREEMENTS MADE WITH PROVINCES UNDER NATIONAL PHYSICAL FITNESS ACT
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QUESTIONS

EXPORTS OF FARM PRODUCTS

PC

Mr. Diefenbaker:

Progressive Conservative

1. What were the varieties and kinds of farm products for which export permits have been granted since the first of January, 1954?

2. What was the quantity and sale price of each of such varieties and kinds of farm products for which such permits were granted for shipment, sale or consignment to (a) U.S.S.R.; (b) Hungary; (c) Roumania; (d) Bulgaria; (e) Poland?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   EXPORTS OF FARM PRODUCTS
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LIB

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

Liberal

1. Butter, canned pork, malt, hops, white sweet clover seeds, grass seeds and powdered whole milk, wheat, oats, barley.

2. (a) 7,400,000 lbs. canned pork*. Barley 344,467 bushels; (b) 131,100 lbs. white blossom sweet clover seed; (c) 2,200 lbs. Canadian slender wheat grass seed; (d) no export permits were issued for farm products; (e) no export permits were issued for farm products.

Note:

Since in each instance there was only one exporter, in accordance with government policy the prices paid are not made public.

TRANS-CANADA AIR LINES PASSES Mr. Zapliiny:

1. Were any flying passes issued by Trans-Canada Air Lines, during the 12 months ending March 31, 1954? If so, how many?

2. How many of these passes were (a) permanent; (b) temporary?

3. What are the names and addresses of all persons who received permanent passes, during the 12 month period ending March 31, 1954?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   EXPORTS OF FARM PRODUCTS
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LIB

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

Liberal

1. T.C.A. figures are compiled on a calendar year basis. The following is for the year 1953: Yes. 1,660 other than passes issued to T.C.A. employees.

2. (a) Permanent - 13; (b) Temporary -

1,647 (one trip only).

The foregoing temporary passes were issued in accordance with a policy agreed between the air transport board and scheduled carriers and authorized by the air transport board by which each carrier is granted a monthly quota of trip passes for promotional and public relations purposes. These quotas are related to the total business volume of each carrier.

3. As per list hereunder:-

Cabinet ministers

The Right Hon. C. D. Howe, P.C.

The Hon. L. Chevrier, Q.C., M.P.

The Hon. Alcide Cote, Q.C.

Post Office Department Mr. W. J. Turnbull Col. E. J. Underwood Air transport board Mr. J. R. Baldwin Mr. J. P. R. Vachon Mr. A. D. McLean Department of Transport Mr. A. T. Cowley Major R. Dodds Mr. G. C. W. Browne Mr. A. Thomson Mr. E. M. Elsley

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   EXPORTS OF FARM PRODUCTS
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MILEAGE 87-1, FRANK, ALBERTA

SC

Mr. Hansell:

Social Credit

1. Was there ever a railway crossing established at mileage 87 T Crowsnest subdivision, Canadian Pacific Railway at or near the village of Frank, Alberta?

2. If so, was this crossing a public or private crossing?

3. Was the crossing abandoned? If so, when and by what authority?

Questions

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   MILEAGE 87-1, FRANK, ALBERTA
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LIB

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

Liberal

1. The board has no record of a crossing having been established at mileage 87-1 Crowsnest subdivision, Canadian Pacific Railway Company, at or near the village of Frank, Alberta.

2. Answered by No. 1.

3. Answered by No. 1.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   MILEAGE 87-1, FRANK, ALBERTA
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OLD AGE SECURITY

LIENS COLLECTED

SC

Mr. Hansell:

Social Credit

1. How many liens have the government collected on estates of old age pensioners under the Old Age Pensions Act, since the Old Age Security Act came into force?

2. What is the total amount collected?

3. What amounts were collected from each province?

Topic:   OLD AGE SECURITY
Subtopic:   LIENS COLLECTED
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LIB

Paul Joseph James Martin (Minister of National Health and Welfare)

Liberal

Mr. Marlin:

I should explain to the hon. member that it would take quite a long time to answer this question because we have to ask the provinces for the information. This is a matter over which they have control.

Topic:   OLD AGE SECURITY
Subtopic:   LIENS COLLECTED
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SC

Ernest George Hansell

Social Credit

Mr. Hansell:

Perhaps I shall talk with the minister and we will have the question dropped later. It could stand for today.

Topic:   OLD AGE SECURITY
Subtopic:   LIENS COLLECTED
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LIB

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

Liberal

Mr. Speaker:

Question stands.

Topic:   OLD AGE SECURITY
Subtopic:   LIENS COLLECTED
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HOUSES BUILT BY C.B.C.

June 21, 1954