February 9, 1955

CCF

Mr. Thatcher:

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

1. Do Trans-Canada Air Lines planes approaching the Moose Jaw area normally contact the Royal Canadian Air Force station control tower, in order to permit the authorities to alert military planes?

2. Do Trans-Canada Air Lines delayed flights approaching the Moose Jaw area notify the Royal Canadian Air Force station control tower?

Orders for Returns

3. If not, has such a step been considered as a safety measure to prevent future air collisions?

4. Have the responsible authorities considered requesting Trans-Canada Air Lines planes to increase their altitude from 6,000 feet to 7,000 or 8,000 feet over training areas, where Harvard or similar planes ordinarily would not be flying?

5. Have the authorities considered asking Trans-Canada Air Lines to illuminate the exterior of their planes more clearly on night flights, as a safety measure?

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   TRANS-CANADA AIR LINES SAFETY MEASURES
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LIB

Roch Pinard (Secretary of State of Canada)

Liberal

Mr. Pinard:

Return tabled.

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   TRANS-CANADA AIR LINES SAFETY MEASURES
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INCOME TAX BRANCH

CHARTERED

PC

Mr. Lennard:

Progressive Conservative

1. How many chartered accountants are employed by the government in the income tax department?

2. Who are they and where are they located?

Topic:   INCOME TAX BRANCH
Subtopic:   CHARTERED
Sub-subtopic:   ACCOUNTANTS
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STRIKES AND SICKNESS

DAYS LOST

LIB

Maurice Boisvert

Liberal

Mr. Boisvert:

How many working days were lost in Canada in 1952, 1953 and 1954 on account of (a) strikes; (b) sickness?

Topic:   STRIKES AND SICKNESS
Subtopic:   DAYS LOST
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REMISSION OF TAXES

CCF

Mr. Zapliiny:

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

1. Did any of the following firms receive remission of taxes in the fiscal year ended March 31, 1954: (a) Aluminum Company of Canada Limited; (b) Gatineau Power Company; (c) Saguenay Power Company Limited; (d) the Bell Telephone Company?

2. If so. what was the amount in each case?

3. What was the reason for the remission in each case?

4. Under what authority were these remissions made?

Topic:   REMISSION OF TAXES
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REMISSIONS OF CUSTOMS AND EXCISE

CCF

Mr. Zaplitny:

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

1. Did the following firms receive any remissions

of customs and excise duties and taxes, during the fiscal year ended March 31, 1954: (a) Atlantic

Sugar Refineries Limited, Montreal; (b) Caland Ore Company Limited, Steep Rock, Ontario; (c) Ford Motor Company of Canada; (d) Iron Ore Company of Canada, Montreal; (e) Trans Mountain Oil Pipe Line Company, Toronto?

2. If so, what was the amount in each case?

3. What was the reason for the remission in each case?

4. Under what authority were these remissions made?

Topic:   REMISSIONS OF CUSTOMS AND EXCISE
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MENTAL HEALTH GRANTS

PC

Mr. Dinsdale:

Progressive Conservative

1. What is the total amount of federal grants made available for mental health activities in Canada?

2. How is this money distributed between the various provinces?

3. What is the total cost of mental health programs in Canada?

4. What is the breakdown in the expenditure of this money as between (a) provincial hospitals; (b) psychiatric clinics (private and public); (c) rest homes; (d) preventive work?

Topic:   MENTAL HEALTH GRANTS
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DIETHYLSTILBESTROL

PC

Mr. Pearkes:

Progressive Conservative

1. Is the importation into Canada of diethylstil-bestrol in any form permitted?

2. If so, what quantities have been imported since January 1, 1953?

3. By whom were the imports made, and under whose authority were permits issued?

Topic:   DIETHYLSTILBESTROL
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CANADIAN FARM LOAN BOARD

LIB

Mr. Pommer:

Liberal

1. By years and by provinces since 1950, how many loans were made by the Canadian farm loan board?

2. In this period how many loans were paid up?

3. How many are outstanding?

Topic:   CANADIAN FARM LOAN BOARD
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William Moore Benidickson (Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Finance)

Liberal Labour

Mr. Benidickson:

Return tabled.

Topic:   CANADIAN FARM LOAN BOARD
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P.F.R.A.-P.F.A.A. EMPLOYEES, SASKATCHEWAN

February 9, 1955