March 9, 1955

MISCELLANEOUS PRIVATE BILLS

FIRST, SECOND AND THIRD REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEE CONCURRENCE IN FIRST REPORT


Mr. John Hunter (Parkdale) presented the first, second and third reports of the standing committee on miscellaneous private bills, and moved that the first report be concurred in. Motion agreed to.


QUESTIONS

RETIRED CIVIL SERVANTS

PC

Mr. MacLean:

Progressive Conservative

1. How many retired civil servants have their retirement or superannuation benefits based on the salary received during the last five years of their employment?

2. How many retired civil servants have their retirement or superannuation benefits based on the salary received during the last ten years of their employment?

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Subtopic:   RETIRED CIVIL SERVANTS
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L L

Mr. Benidickson: (Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Finance)

Liberal Labour

1. 10,565 (x).

2. 8,425 (x).

(x) Includes widows of contributors.

"march past" program, cbo

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Subtopic:   RETIRED CIVIL SERVANTS
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PC

Mr. Dinsdale:

Progressive Conservative

1. Are any Canadian military bands featured in the CBO "March Past" program aired each weekday morning at 8.30?

2. If not, for what reason?

3. Are recordings of Canadian military bands available commercially?

4. If not, for what reason?

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Subtopic:   RETIRED CIVIL SERVANTS
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LIB

Mr. Pinard: (Secretary of State of Canada)

Liberal

1. Yes.

2. See answer to No. 1.

3. Yes.

4. Not applicable.

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Subtopic:   RETIRED CIVIL SERVANTS
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POLIO RESEARCH, MONTREAL

LIB

Mr. Richardson:

Liberal

1. Is the federal government making any financial contribution toward the polio research work being done at the institute of microbiology and hygiene in Montreal?

2. If so, what are the details of such contribution?

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Subtopic:   POLIO RESEARCH, MONTREAL
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LIB

Mr. Robertson: (Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of National Health and Welfare)

Liberal

1. Yes.

2. For the fiscal year 1954-55, under the national health grants program, federal funds

amounting to $87,105 are being allotted for polio research work at the institute of microbiology and hygiene in Montreal to assist the following activities:

(a) $58,475 for the purchase of scientific and technical equipment necessary to the development of adequate research on poliomyelitis virus and the development of suitable vaccine for immunization measures against poliomyelitis.

(b) $9,430 for the conduct of research on the epidemiology of poliomyelitis in the province of Quebec.

(c) $4,500 to carry out a study on the influence of adaptive hormones (gluco-cor-ticoids, somatotrophine) on the evaluation and the gravity of different virus diseases and in particular poliomyelitis.

(d) $14,700 to carry out studies on poliomyelitis virus in tissue culture.

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Subtopic:   POLIO RESEARCH, MONTREAL
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IMPORTS OF TRAWLERS BY FISH PLANTS

PC

Mr. Bell:

Progressive Conservative

1. Is each fish plant established in Canada allowed to import one used trawler?

2. If so, how many permits have been issued since 1950?

3. Is each fish plant allowed to import one used trawler for each trawler under construction for it in Canada?

4. If so, how many permits have been issued since 1950?

5. Do present regulations allow the issuance of a permit before the completion of said trawler?

6. If so, how many ships, for which such a permit was allowed, have not been completed?

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Subtopic:   IMPORTS OF TRAWLERS BY FISH PLANTS
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LIB

Mr. MacNaughl: (Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Fisheries)

Liberal

1. Yes, if it has required capacity to process the fish of the trawler.

2. 16.

3. Yes.

4. 2.

5. Yes.

6. None.

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Subtopic:   IMPORTS OF TRAWLERS BY FISH PLANTS
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FOREST INVENTORY, N.S. GOVERNMENT ASSISTANCE

LIB

Mr. Kirk (Anligonish-Guysborough):

Liberal

1. Does the federal government assist the government of Nova Scotia financially in taking a forest inventory?

2. If so, how much has been expended by the federal government to date?

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Subtopic:   FOREST INVENTORY, N.S. GOVERNMENT ASSISTANCE
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LIB

Mr. Lesage: (Minister of Northern Affairs and National Resources)

Liberal

1. Yes. The federal government pays one-half the cost of forest inventory in Nova

Questions

Scotia under the terms of the federal-provincial agreement of June 12, 1952.

2. Expenditures to March 31, 1954, totalled $25,248.46. No expenditures have yet been made in the fiscal year 1954-55. However, it is expected that the total payment to be made to the province in the near future, in respect to the 1954-55 forest inventory program, will be about $94,000.

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Subtopic:   FOREST INVENTORY, N.S. GOVERNMENT ASSISTANCE
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NATIONAL HOUSING ACT LOANS

SC

Mr. Hansell:

Social Credit

1. How many loans were made in each of the provinces under the National Housing Act during 1954, and what was the total amount of these loans in each province?

2. How many of these loans were for (a) individual family units; (b) others?

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Subtopic:   NATIONAL HOUSING ACT LOANS
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March 9, 1955