February 21, 1955

PC

Mr. Nowlan:

Progressive Conservative

1. What firms or persons are occupying or using property, (excepting piers, cold storage plant and buildings and equipment incidental thereto) of the national harbours board at Halifax?

2. What are all of the terms and conditions of such use and occupation?

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   HARBOURS BOARD PROPERTY, HALIFAX
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MOTIONS FOR PAPERS

CIVILIAN REHABILITATION

CCF

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

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

Mr. Knowles:

For a copy of all correspondence exchanged between the office of the national co-ordinator of civilian rehabilitation and the corresponding provincial offices, dated at any time since January 1, 1954, regarding proposals for, and the amount of federal contributions to, the rehabilitation budgets of the various provinces.

Topic:   MOTIONS FOR PAPERS
Subtopic:   CIVILIAN REHABILITATION
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LIB

Milton Fowler Gregg (Minister of Labour)

Liberal

Mr. Gregg:

The federal departments concerned with this motion have no objection to its passing, subject to the usual rider as to consultation with the provinces.

Topic:   MOTIONS FOR PAPERS
Subtopic:   CIVILIAN REHABILITATION
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LIB

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

Liberal

Mr. Speaker:

Topic:   MOTIONS FOR PAPERS
Subtopic:   CIVILIAN REHABILITATION
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Motion agreed to.


TAX LIABILITY AND REMISSIONS

CCF

Frederick Samuel Zaplitny

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

Mr. Zaplitny:

For a copy of all correspondence, telegrams, memoranda, and other documents, exchanged between the government or any department thereof and the following companies or any representative thereof: (a) the Aluminum Company of Canada

Motions for Papers

Limited; (b) Gatineau Power Company; (c) Saguenay Power Company Limited; (d) the Bell Telephone Company, since January 1, 1946, relative to the question of tax liability and/or tax remission for the years 1946 to 1952 inclusive.

Topic:   TAX LIABILITY AND REMISSIONS
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LIB

James Joseph McCann (Minister of National Revenue)

Liberal

Mr. McCann:

Mr. Speaker, I will have to oppose this motion, and suggest to the hon. member that it be withdrawn. I oppose it on the ground that this is private correspondence between a taxpayer and the taxation division of the Department of National Revenue and that, according to the secrecy provisions, it cannot be disclosed.

Topic:   TAX LIABILITY AND REMISSIONS
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LIB

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

Liberal

Mr. Speaker:

Is it agreed that it be withdrawn?

Topic:   TAX LIABILITY AND REMISSIONS
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CCF

Frederick Samuel Zaplitny

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

Mr. Zaplitny:

Would the minister agree to having it stand today? It would save the time of the house if he did.

Topic:   TAX LIABILITY AND REMISSIONS
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LIB

James Joseph McCann (Minister of National Revenue)

Liberal

Mr. McCann:

What I am saying is that we will have to oppose it in this form. If the hon. member wishes to put his question in some other form that will not call for disclosure which we are not permitted to make, then we will give consideration to his motion.

Topic:   TAX LIABILITY AND REMISSIONS
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LIB

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

Liberal

Mr. Speaker:

Shall the motion stand, for the moment?

Topic:   TAX LIABILITY AND REMISSIONS
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Some hon. Members:

Dropped. .

Topic:   TAX LIABILITY AND REMISSIONS
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LIB
CCF
LIB

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

Liberal

Mr. Speaker:

Is it agreed that this motion be withdrawn?

Topic:   TAX LIABILITY AND REMISSIONS
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Some hon. Members:

No.

Topic:   TAX LIABILITY AND REMISSIONS
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Some hon. Members:

Yes.

Topic:   TAX LIABILITY AND REMISSIONS
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February 21, 1955