February 16, 1955

NATIONAL HOUSING ACT

ANNOUNCEMENT OF REDUCTION IN INTEREST RATES ON INSURED LOANS

LIB

Robert Henry Winters (Minister of Public Works)

Liberal

Hon. Robert H. Winters (Minister of Public Works):

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William Earl Rowe

Progressive Conservative

Mr. Rowe:

Did I understand the minister to say that there will be a reduction in the interest rates on loans from banks generally?

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LIB

Robert Henry Winters (Minister of Public Works)

Liberal

Mr. Winters:

On mortgage money under the National Housing Act.

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Gordon Knapman Fraser

Progressive Conservative

Mr. Fraser (Peterborough):

Will this affect pre-payments that have been made one month ahead to cover the month of February?

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LIB

Robert Henry Winters (Minister of Public Works)

Liberal

Mr. Winters:

This will cover only applications dating from tomorrow morning.

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PRIVATE BILLS

FIRST READINGS-SENATE BILLS


Bill No. 93, for the relief of Barbara Norma Demaine Davies.-Mr. Hunter. Bill No. 94, for the relief of Reta Muriel Hadden Moffit.-Mr. Hunter. Bill No. 95, for the relief of Meta Avard Wheatley Griffin.-Mr. Hunter. Bill No. 96, for the relief of Emma Melite Latvaityte Vairogs.-Mr. Hunter. Bill No. 97, for the relief of Marie Jeanne D'Arc Marcelle Bernier Lemieux.-Mr. Hunter. Bill No. 98, for the relief of Lois Audrey Jemima Patch Howell.-Mr. Hunter. Bill No. 99, for the relief of Dorothy Izen-berg Lenetsky.-Mr. Hunter. Bill No. 100, for the relief of George Reilly Hunter.-Mr. Hunter. Bill No. 101, for the relief of Donald William Downie.-Mr. Hunter. Bill No. 102, for the relief of Rita Barlatti Devlin.-Mr. Hunter. Bill No. 103, for the relief of Ruby Kitts Shea.-Mr. Hunter. Bill No. 104, for the relief of Margaret Pearl McNamara Rowlatt.-Mr. Hunter. Bill No. 105, for the relief of Mabel King-horn Marshall.-Mr. Hunter. Bill No. 106, for the relief of Shirley Norah Farrar Mizener.-Mr. Hunter. Bill No. 107, for the relief of Jane Schubert Clark Bernard.-Mr. Hunter. Bill No. 108, for the relief of Irene Joan Fabian Jefford.-Mr. Hunter. Bill No. 109, for the relief of Lois Silby Walker Torunski.-Mr. Hunter. Bill No. 110, for the relief of Lillian Dorothy Menzies Drennan.-Mr. Hunter. Bill No. Ill, for the relief of Henry Edwin Lasnier.-Mr. Hunter. Bill No. 112, for the relief of Elsa Kremer Ellmaurer.-Mr. Hunter. Bill No. 113, for the relief of Christine Bennie Kelly Mooney.-Mr. Hunter. Bill No. 114, for the relief of Shirley Patricia King Craddock.-Mr. Hunter.



Questions Bill No. 115, for the relief of Nomi Meijero-wicz Goldenstein.-Mr. Hunter. Bill No. 116, for the relief of Edith Dora Hyndman Ross.-Mr. Hunter. Bill No. 117, for the relief of Irene Annetta Thomas Bromby.-Mr. Hunter. Bill No. 118, for the relief of Arthur Edmund Oliver.-Mr. Hunter. Bill No. 119, for the relief of Joseph Zawiski.-Mr. Hunter. Bill No. 120, for the relief of Mary Jagiello Kaczynski.-Mr. Hunter. Bill No. 121, for the relief of Eleanor Honor Connolly Sutcliffe.-Mr. Hunter. Bill No. 122, for the relief of Marie Laur-enza Suzanne Bolduc Hawkins.-Mr. Hunter. Bill No. 123, for the relief of Daniel Joseph MacLean.-Mr. Hunter.


QUESTIONS

DEFENCE PRODUCTION-PALLETS

SC

Mr. Hahn:

Social Credit

1. Has the Department of Defence Production let any contracts within the last year to F. W. Jones & Son, Bedford, Quebec, to supply a Royal Canadian Air Force base in British Columbia with pallets?

2. If so, how many pallets were ordered?

3. Where and when were the tenders for these pallets advertised?

4. How are they being shipped to British Columbia?

5. Were any tenders submitted from British Columbia firms? If so, what are the names of those who tendered?

6. Have any pallets been ordered by the defence production department, during the past year from other firms in Quebec or Ontario to be used in British Columbia?

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

Liberal

1. No.

2. Answered by No. 1.

3. Answered by No. 1.

4. Answered by No. 1.

5. Answered by No. 1.

6. Yes. Four contracts covering a total of

17,000 pallets were placed with firms in Ontario and Quebec for delivery to Royal Canadian Navy bases in British Columbia. Included among those invited to tender were ten British Columbia firms of which one firm only submitted quotations.

1953 ELECTION-GOVERNMENT PLANES USED BY CABINET MINISTERS

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Mr. Hodgson:

Progressive Conservative

1. Were any government planes used by cabinet ministers in the general election of 1953? If so, how many?

2. How much was paid for the use of same?

3. How was payment made?

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LIB

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

Liberal

1. Yes-7.

2. $8,304.28.

3. By cheques in favour of the Receiver General of Canada for which departmental receipts were issued on October 27, 1953, and which were deposited forthwith into revenue.

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PUGWASH, N.S., HARBOUR DREDGING

PC

Alfred Johnson Brooks

Progressive Conservative

Mr. Brooks:

What was the cost of dredging Pugwash harbour and Pugwash entrance for each of the last five calendar years?

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LIB

Maurice Bourget (Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Public Works)

Liberal

Mr. Bourgei:

1949-50, nil; 1950-51, nil; 1951-52, nil; 1952-53, nil; 1953-54, $83,060.41.

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February 16, 1955