February 21, 1957

TRANS-CANADA PIPE LINES-DELIVERY OF GAS EAST OF MANITOBA

PC

Mrs. Fairclough

Progressive Conservative

1. What contracts have been signed for delivery of gas by Trans-Canada Pipe Lines to municipalities east of the Manitoba-Ontario border?

2. What were the dates of these contracts and with whom were they completed (a) municipal councils: (b) distributing companies serving municipalities?

Answer by: Hon. George C. Marler (Minister

of Transport):

1 and 2. Counsel for Trans-Canada Pipe Lines Limited, in response to a request of the Board of Transport Commissioners for Canada for information with regard to all gas sales contracts, filed with the board on November 21, 1956, six gas sales contracts, those providing for delivery of gas by Trans-Canada Pipe Lines Limited in municipalities east of the Manitoba-Ontario border being the following:

Trans-Canada Pipe Lines Limited and Northern Ontario Natural Gas Co., dated June 12, 1956;

Trans-Canada Pipe Lines Limited and Northern Ontario Natural Gas Co., dated June 21, 1956;

Trans-Canada Pipe Lines Limited and

Consumers Gas Co. of Toronto, dated October 5, 1956;

Trans-Canada Pipe Lines Limited and

Quebec Natural Gas Corporation, dated March 26, 1956;

Trans-Canada Pipe Lines Limited and

Union Gas Company of Canada Ltd., dated June 5, 1956.

Topic:   ANSWERS TO QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   TRANS-CANADA PIPE LINES-DELIVERY OF GAS EAST OF MANITOBA
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EXPERIMENTAL FARM, NAPPAN, N.S.

LIB

Mr. Lusby

Liberal

1. What is the approximate total acreage of the dominion experimental farm at Nappan, Cumberland county, Nova Scotia?

2. Of this acreage, approximately how much is (a) marshland; (b) cleared upland; (c) woodland?

3. What is the total number of buildings of all kinds on the farm?

4. What is the present number of permanent employees?

5. What was the total number of seasonal employees during the calendar year 1956?

6. What was the aggregate amount of the payroll during the calendar year 1956?

Answer by: Right Hon. J. G. Gardiner

(Minister of Agriculture):

1. 564.

2. (a) 149; (b) 319; (c) 96.

3. 40.

4. 46.

5. 16.

6. $169,025.99.

Topic:   ANSWERS TO QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   EXPERIMENTAL FARM, NAPPAN, N.S.
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PRODUCTION AND EXPORTS

SC

Mr. Smith (Battle River-Camrose)

Social Credit

1. How many hogs were raised in each of the ten provinces of Canada, during the years 1953, 1954, 1955 and 1956?

2. How many hogs were exported from the province of Alberta, for each of the above mentioned years?

3. How many hogs from Alberta were exported to each of the other nine provinces, for the years 1953, 1954, 1955 and 1956?

Answer by: Right Hon. J. G. Gardiner (Minister of Agriculture):

Questions

1. The number of hogs raised in each of the ten provinces of Canada is not available. The following tabulation gives the commercial marketings of hogs by province of origin:

Hog Gradings by Province of Origin

1953 1954 1955 1956British Columbia . . . 39,358 31,673 40,705 42,088Alberta . . . 1,432,438 1,461,770 1,685,887 1,571,836Saskatchewan . . . 419,888 421,346 562,359 576,804Manitoba . . . 321,104 335,152 435,507 387,9082,212,788 2,249,941 2,724,458 2,578,636Ontario .. . 1,843,207 1,786,738 1,997,314 2,196,306Quebec . . . 810,066 898,469 1,057,219 1,060,090New Brunswick ... 38,113 40,576 38,015 38,409Nova Scotia 20,950 17,812 15,763Prince Edward Island ... .. . 77,607 82,041 81,766 70,4012,790,026 2,828,774 3,192,126 3,380,969Canada 5,078,715 5,916,584 5,959,6052. Exports (to other countries) of Hogs from Alberta1953

12,5901954

14,4711955

5,3061956

nil3. Market Receipts of Alberta Hogs in Other Provinces Receiving Province 1953 1954 1955 1956British Columbia 293,383 300,591 331,058 317,187Saskatchewan 7,084 6,848 9,500 10,445Manitoba 73,771 74,246 66,148 57,746Ontario 7,554 9,663 26,125 7,643Quebec 13,417 7,871 13,524 12,694Total 395,209 399,219 446,355 405,715

Topic:   ANSWERS TO QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   PRODUCTION AND EXPORTS
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TRANS-CANADA HIGHWAY, ONTARIO

LIB

Mr. Nixon

Liberal

1. Under the Trans-Canada Highway Act did the government of Ontario sign an agreement to complete the trans-Canada highway in Ontario by December 9, 1956?

2. What percentage of the highway was completed by the government of Ontario by the agreed date?

3. Has the government of Ontario signed a new agreement with the federal government setting a new completion date?

4. If so, when was the agreement signed and what completion date is specified?

Answer by: Mr. Bourgel, Parliamentary

Assistant, for the Minister of Public Works:

1. Yes.

2. By December 9, 1956, 63 per cent or approximately 900 miles of paved highway were completed, of which 453 miles of grading and 390 miles of pavement were completed under the trans-Canada highway agreement.

3. Yes.

4. The agreement was signed on July 27, 1956, and the completion date specified is December 31, 1960.

Topic:   ANSWERS TO QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   TRANS-CANADA HIGHWAY, ONTARIO
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LOBSTER FISHING, NOVA SCOTIA


Question 162-Mr. Lusby: 1. How many lobster fishing licences were issued in Cumberland county, Nova Scotia, in the calendar year 1956? 2. What was (a) the total weight; (b) the total value, of the catch of lobsters landed in Cumberland county in that year? Answer by: Mr. MacNaught, Parliamentary Assistant, for the Minister of Fisheries: 1. 348. 2. (a) 1,418,900 pounds. (b) $400,128.



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February 21, 1957