March 19, 1956

PC

Mr. Bell

Progressive Conservative

1. What buildings, by numbers, have been declared surplus by the Department of National Defence in the Barrack Green, Saint John. New Brunswick?

2. What, if any, are to remain?

Answer by: Mr. Campney:

1. 5, 6, 14, 15, 18, 19, 20, 22, 23, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 42, 44, 50 and 51.

2. (a) 17 and 38 will shortly be declared surplus; (b) 16, 21, 25, 33A, 45, 46, 49 and F4 will be temporarily retained; (c) 33, 34, 36, 37 and FI will be permanently retained.

Topic:   ANSWERS TO QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   SURPLUS BUILDINGS, BARRACK GREEN, SAINT JOHN, N.B.
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PATENTS INQUIRY

CCF

Mr. Knowles (Whip of the Co-operative Commonwealth Federation)

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

1. Is the commission inquiring into patents, copyrights, and related subjects, authorized to make recommendations revising the manner in which registered patent attorneys and agents may practise before the patent office as firms of patent attorneys or agents?

2. When is it expected that the report of the said commission will be made?

Answer by: Mr. Pinard:

1. It is considered that the terms of reference of the royal commission on patents, copyrights, trade marks and industrial designs include a study of the manner in which patent attorneys and agents practise before the patent office, and in fact certain public evidence has already been given in this connection.

2. At the end of 1956 or early in 1957.

Topic:   ANSWERS TO QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   PATENTS INQUIRY
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COST OF LIVING STATISTICS

CCF

Mr. Knowles (Whip of the Co-operative Commonwealth Federation)

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

1. What was the cost of living index or the total consumer price index (whichever can be given in constant or comparable figures) for each of the following years: 1926, 1927, 1930, 1933, 1936, 1939, 1942, 1943, 1947, 1949, 1950, 1952, 1954, 1955?

2. What is the comparable figure at the present time?

Answer by: Mr. Howe (Pori Arthur):

1 and 2.

Consumer Price Index (1949=100)

1926 75-9

1927 74-6

1930 75-3

1933 58-8

1936 61-1

1939 63-2

1942 72-9

1943 74-2

1947 84-8

1949 100-0

1950 102-9

1952 116-5

1954 116-2

1955 116-4

February 1956 116-4

Topic:   ANSWERS TO QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   COST OF LIVING STATISTICS
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GROSS NATIONAL PRODUCTION STATISTICS

CCF

Mr. Knowles (Whip of the Co-operative Commonwealth Federation)

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

1. What was Canada's gross national production in each of the following years: 1926, 1927, 1930, 1933, 1936, 1939, 1942, 1943, 1947, 1949, 1950, 1952, 1954, 1955?

2. What is the anticipated gross national production for 1956?

Answer by: Mr. Howe (Pori Arthur):

1. Gross National Product

(millions of dollars)

1926 5,294

1927 5,647

1930 5,546

1933 3,552

1936 4,701

1939 5,707

1942 10,539

1943 11,183

1947 13,768

1949 16,462

1950 18,203

1952

1954 24,148

1955 26,624

2. No forecast for 1956 available at present.

Questions

Topic:   ANSWERS TO QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   GROSS NATIONAL PRODUCTION STATISTICS
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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORT AIRCRAFT CF-EYX

PC

Mr. Hamilton (Notre Dame

Progressive Conservative

de Grace):

1. What were the names of the passengers on the flight of Department of Transport aircraft CF-EYX between Montreal-Ottawa and Ottawa-Toronto, on November 26, 1954?

2. What was the purpose of their trip?

Answer by: Mr. Marler:

1. (a) Montreal-Ottawa: A. de Niverville, director of air services, Department of Transport, Ottawa; S. S. Foley, district controller air services, Department of Transport, Toronto; D. A. McIntyre, district superintendent airways, Department of Transport, Toronto; D. W. Saunders, district superintendent air regulations, Department of Transport, Toronto; W. McDowell, district radio engineer, Department of Transport, Toronto; D. Bell, district aircraft inspector, Department of Transport, Toronto; R. W. Bradley, district airway engineer, Department of Transport, Toronto; R. E. Harris, senior area traffic controller, Department of Transport, Toronto; S. Haskins, meteorological services, Department of Transport, Toronto; H. White, airways serviceman, Department of Transport, Toronto; (b) Ottawa-Toronto: As above with exception of the director of air services.

2. (a) To return to their headquarters the district officials listed, who had been in Montreal attending meetings on matters relating to traffic control and airport construction;

(b) the director of air services was in Montreal en route from overseas. The flight to Toronto was therefore made via Ottawa where the director deplaned and the aircraft proceeded to its home base at Malton.

Tuesday, March 20, 1956

Topic:   ANSWERS TO QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORT AIRCRAFT CF-EYX
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March 19, 1956