May 11, 1955

TABLING OF CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION REPORT

LIB

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

Liberal

Mr. Speaker:

I have the honour to lay upon the table a report of the civil service commission respecting certain employees of the House of Commons.

Topic:   TABLING OF CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION REPORT
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PRIVATE BILLS

FIRST READINGS-SENATE BILLS


Bill No. 353, for the relief of Franga Beryl Harker Stinson.-Mr. Hunter. Bill No. 354, for the relief of Enid Gertrude Brooks Bray.-Mr. Hunter. Bill No. 355, for the relief of Shirley Pollack Nadler.-Mr. Hunter. Bill No. 356, for the relief of Isidore Hoffman.-Mr. Hunter. Bill No. 357, for the relief of Ethel Dworkin Abrams.-Mr. Hunter. Bill No. 358, for the relief of Michael Moses Scullion.-Mr. Hunter. Bill No. 359, for the relief of Clifford Joseph Linehan.-Mr. Hunter. Bill No. 360, for the relief of Irene Furlong Walters.-Mr. Hunter. Bill No. 361, for the relief of Joyce Davies Javallas.-Mr. Hunter. Bill No. 362, for the relief of Freida Schec-ter Lupovitch.-Mr. Hunter. Bill No. 363, for the relief of Gertie Tryan-sky Katz.-Mr. Hunter. Bill No. 364, for the relief of Olive Gertrude Meredith Bateman.-Mr. Hunter. Bill No. 365, for the relief of David Sandler.-Mr. Hunter. Bill No. 366, for the relief of Marcel Des-lauriers.-Mr. Hunter. Bill No. 367, for the relief of Delmar Ross Andreis.-Mr. Hunter. Bill No. 368, for the relief of Elizabeth Blanche Nelson Mallozzi.-Mr. Hunter. Bill No. 369, for the relief of Glennice Maude Hunter Garayt.-Mr. Hunter. Bill No. 370, for the relief of Irene Jessie Hillson Towes.-Mr. Hunter. Bill No. 371, for the relief of Vivian Ruth Law Alarie.-Mr. Hunter. Bill No. 372, for the relief of Joseph Antonio Campeol.-Mr. Hunter.


QUESTIONS

CUSTOMS TARIFF COLLECTED, 1954

SC

Charles Yuill

Social Credit

Mr. Yuill:

What was the total amount of customs tariff collected In 1954, by the Department of National Revenue?

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Subtopic:   CUSTOMS TARIFF COLLECTED, 1954
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LIB

James Joseph McCann (Minister of National Revenue)

Liberal

Mr. McCann:

Fiscal year 1953-54; Import duties, $441,581,409.68.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   CUSTOMS TARIFF COLLECTED, 1954
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TELEPHONE LINES, QUEBEC SUBSIDIES

PC

Mr. Perron:

Progressive Conservative

1. Since 1952 has the federal government granted any subsidies for the erection of telephone lines in the districts of St. Fabien and Ste. Lucie de Montmagny, in the province of Quebec?

2. If so, what amounts were granted annually during those three years?

3. Were the said telephone lines erected by the federal government? If so, what is the mileage thereof, and at what cost?

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Subtopic:   TELEPHONE LINES, QUEBEC SUBSIDIES
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LIB

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

Liberal

1. No.

2. See answer to No. 1.

3. Telephone lines were erected in the districts of St. Fabien and Ste. Lucie de Montmagny by the federal government since 1952 at the following costs: 1952-53, nil; 1953-54, $19,926.84; 1954-55, $10,014.89.

During 1953-54 20 miles of poles and 48 miles of wire and in 1954-55 16 miles of poles were constructed.

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Subtopic:   TELEPHONE LINES, QUEBEC SUBSIDIES
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HOSPITALS

LIB

Paul Theodore Hellyer

Liberal

Mr. Hellyer:

What action has the federal government taken in the province of Ontario toward preparing hospitals to operate under disaster conditions?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   HOSPITALS
Sub-subtopic:   DISASTER READINESS
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LIB

Frederick Greystock Robertson (Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of National Health and Welfare)

Liberal

Mr. Robertson:

As the third in a current series of hospital disaster planning institutes being conducted regionally across Canada, under the sponsorship of the Department of National Health and Welfare in collaboration with the Canadian Hospital Association, an institute was held on December 2 and 3 at the Hamilton General hospital. The Hamilton General hospital and the Oakville Trafalgar Memorial hospital of Oakville, Ontario, presented detailed plans for study. The institute was attended by the administrators, chiefs of surgery and directors of nursing services of 35 hospitals in the west-central section of Ontario.

It is hoped to be able to arrange in the near future for two more similar institutes for the

Questions

benefit of the remaining areas of the province of Ontario. At their conclusion the chief officers of almost 100 hospitals will have received indoctrination and will be in a position not only to complete disaster plans for their institutions but to give assistance to other similar institutions in their vicinity.

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Subtopic:   HOSPITALS
Sub-subtopic:   DISASTER READINESS
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ST. LAWRENCE SEAWAY ENGINEERING SURVEYS

PC

Mr. Fraser (Peterborough):

Progressive Conservative

1. What are the names of individuals or firms engaged by the St. Lawrence seaway commission to make engineering surveys and investigations?

2. What was the amount of the fee paid each individual or firm (a) in 1954; (b) the first five months of 1955?

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Subtopic:   ST. LAWRENCE SEAWAY ENGINEERING SURVEYS
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LIB

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

Liberal

1. Dominion Bridge Company Limited, Montreal, P.Q.; J. T. Donald & Company, Montreal, P.Q.; Lalonde & Valois, Montreal, P.Q.; Dr. P. L. Pratley, Montreal, P.Q.; Dr. J. Rousseau, Montreal, P.Q.; Surveyer, Nen-niger & Chenevert, Montreal, P.Q.

2.

Dominion Bridge Com- 1954 1955pany Limited $ 982.00 nilJ. T. Donald & Company 221.00 nilLalonde & Valois nil nilDr. P. L. Pratley 9,065.00 nilDr. J. Rousseau

Surveyer, Nenniger & nil nilChenevert

$16,988.22 $22,035.44

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Subtopic:   ST. LAWRENCE SEAWAY ENGINEERING SURVEYS
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CCF

Mr. Argue:

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

1. Does the Department of Agriculture make butter available to institutions?

2. If so, when was such practice commenced and how much has been made available since that date?

3. How much was made available to each institution and at what price?

4. By what amount, if any, is the selling price below the purchase price?

5. What is the name of each institution, if any, having an unfilled butter purchase agreement with the department?

6. How much butter is still to be delivered in each case?

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Subtopic:   ST. LAWRENCE SEAWAY ENGINEERING SURVEYS
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LIB

Mr. McCubbin: (Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Agriculture)

Liberal

1. The agricultural prices support board has a special arrangement for sale of butter to approved Canadian institutions.

2. February 1, 1955. 932,523-5 pounds were reported as sold up to May 6, 1955, under the arrangement.

3. All requirements of Canada first grade butter purchased and used by each institution are being made available at a discount of 21 cents per pound from regular price.

4. See answer to No. 3.

5. See answer to No. 3.

6. As long as the program is in effect each institution will receive the discount on all requirements purchased for use in the institution.

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Subtopic:   ST. LAWRENCE SEAWAY ENGINEERING SURVEYS
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May 11, 1955