May 24, 1956

SC

Mr. Holowach

Social Credit

1. What was the total number of permanent and casual employees of the government of Canada, including employees of crown companies, for the year ending December 31, 1955?

2. What was the total amount of salaries, wages nnd allowances paid such employees?

3. How many women were employed in the civil [DOT]service of Canada during the years 1954 and 1955?

4. What percentage of the total number of persons employed would this number of women be?

Answer by: Mr. Dickey, Parliamentary

Assistant, for the Minister of Trade and Commerce:

1 and 2. This information is to be found in a document published monthly by the dominion bureau of statistics entitled "Federal government employment".

3 and 4. This information is not available in the bureau of statistics.

Topic:   ANSWERS TO QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   PUBLIC SERVICE
Sub-subtopic:   PERSONNEL STATISTICS
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WHARF CONSTRUCTION, MACAMIC, QUE.

PC

Mr. Dufresne

Progressive Conservative

1. What was the cost of construction of the wharf at Macamic, township of Chapleau, at the mouth of the Lois river and lake Macamic, in 1949 or 1950?

2. What was the cost of (a) materials; (b) labour In connection with such work?

3. Since the construction of this wharf, what additional work has been done, on what dates and in what amounts?

Answer by: Mr. Bourgel, Parliamentary

Assistant, for the Minister of Public Works:

1. Cost of construction of wharf completed December, 1948-$2,957.35.

2. (a) materials-$1,879.10; (b) labour-

3. In 1949, from October 7 to November 10, the upper part of the headblock was rebuilt to compensate for settlement, which had been anticipated when the structure was built, due to difficult soil condition. Stone ballast was replaced in the structure and the approach graded, at a total cost of $2,291.87.

In 1954, from June 21 to August 3, the site adjacent to the wharf was cleaned, and a 12 by 32 foot widening built to the cribwork, at a total cost of $2,790.77.

In 1955, from August 19 to September 13, minor repairs were carried out to the flooring system of the wharf, to the gravel approach and to the structure in general, at a total expenditure of $1,478.74.

Topic:   ANSWERS TO QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   WHARF CONSTRUCTION, MACAMIC, QUE.
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AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENTS, 1950-55

SC

Mr. Hahn

Social Credit

1. How many automobile accidents were reported in each of the provinces for the years 1950 to 1955?

2. How many of these involved damage claims in excess of $200?

Answer by: Mr. Dickey, Parliamentary

Assistant, for the Minister of Trade and

Commerce:

1 and 2. Motor vehicle traffic accidents are tabulated by, or for, the various provinces based on their individual legislation concerning the minimum reportable amount of property damage resulting from each accident. (See statement.)

As the result of a dominion-provincial conference held in December, 1954, all provinces have agreed that accidents should be based on a reportable minimum of $100 per accident.

Information concerning accidents involving damage claims in excess of $200 is not available.

Topic:   ANSWERS TO QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENTS, 1950-55
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MOTOR VEHICLE TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS 1950-1955


Year Canada New- foundland Prince Edward Island Nova Scotia New Brunswick Quebec Ontario Manitoba Saskat- chewan Alberta British Columbia Yukon- N.W.T.1950 132,965' 1,126 399' 5,682' 2,956* 34,300s 43,681* 10,534s 6,523s 9,735s 18,029* * *1951 199,669 1,488' 951" 7,149' 3,422s, * 82,211s 51,920* 9,743' 7,324s 11,865s 20,381* 215s1952 227,970 5654,'* 1,041<,* 8,519' 4,329* 99,153s 58,515* 10,254* 9,463s 14,697* 21,189* 245s,*1953 235,445 2,692' 982',8 8,984' 4,932* 88,699s 65,866* 12,832* 11,061s 16,964* 22,096* 337s,*1954 143,168" 3,159' 1,128'," 9,812' 6,512* * 62,509'," 12,943* 8,631s 15,649* 22,425* 400s,*1955 144,846" 2,2666 8288 10,876* 6,1696 ** 63,219s 12,960* 9,048s 17,041s 22,030s 409s,*8 ** Not available. 1 Includes estimate for Quebec. * Estimated. Partly estimated. 4 Property damage over $50. 8 Property damage over $25. 8 Property damage over $100. 7 Property damage for accidents over $75-Edmonton estimated. 8 Charlottetown. P.E.I.-All accidents. 9 Alberta and N.W.T.-$75 and over. 10 City of St. John's only. 11 Charlottetown, P.E.I.-January 1 to September 30-all accidents-October 1 to December 31-$50 or over. 15 The Ontario minimum was raised from $50 to $100 effective April 6, 1954. 18 Yukon-$75 and over. 14 Excludes Quebec. Questions



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