February 25, 1959

NATIONAL MUSEUM-PHYSICAL CONDITION OF BUILDING, EXHIBITS, ETC.


Motion No. 50-Mr. Argue: For a copy of all correspondence, telegrams, reports or other documents exchanged between any cabinet minister or any of his or her deputies, or any department or agency of the federal government, and any person or persons, since January 1, 1955, relating to the physical condition of the national museum building, the exhibits contained therein, and the scientific collections and specimens owned and on loan to the national museum.


PC

Francis Alvin George Hamilton (Minister of Northern Affairs and National Resources)

Progressive Conservative

Hon. Alvin Hamilton (Minister of Northern Affairs and National Resources):

Mr. Speaker, I can accept this motion subject to the reservation with respect to those items which are privileged.

Topic:   NATIONAL MUSEUM-PHYSICAL CONDITION OF BUILDING, EXHIBITS, ETC.
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PC

Daniel Roland Michener (Speaker of the House of Commons)

Progressive Conservative

Mr. Speaker:

Is it the pleasure of the house to adopt the motion subject to the reservation expressed by the minister?

Topic:   NATIONAL MUSEUM-PHYSICAL CONDITION OF BUILDING, EXHIBITS, ETC.
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Motion agreed to.


DR. JACQUES ROUSSEAU


Motion No. 51-Mr. Argue: For a copy of all correspondence, telegrams, reports and other documents exchanged between any cabinet minister or any of his or her deputies, or any department or agency of the federal government, and any person or persons, from September 1, 1954 to December 31, 1956, relating to the appointment of Dr. Jacques Rousseau as a director of the national museum of Canada.


PC

Francis Alvin George Hamilton (Minister of Northern Affairs and National Resources)

Progressive Conservative

Hon. Alvin Hamilton (Minister of Northern Affairs and National Resources):

Mr. Speaker, I can accept this motion subject to the usual reservations.

Topic:   DR. JACQUES ROUSSEAU
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PC

Daniel Roland Michener (Speaker of the House of Commons)

Progressive Conservative

Mr. Speaker:

Is it the pleasure of the house to adopt the motion subject to the reservation expressed by the minister?

Topic:   DR. JACQUES ROUSSEAU
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Motion agreed to.


NATIONAL MUSEUM

ANNEXATION OF MONTREAL BOTANICAL GARDEN


Motion No. 52-Mr. Argue: For a copy of all correspondence, telegrams, reports and other documents exchanged between any cabinet minister or any of his or her deputies, and any persons, since January 1, 1955, relating to the annexation of the Montreal botanical garden by the national museum of Canada as the national botanical garden.


PC

Francis Alvin George Hamilton (Minister of Northern Affairs and National Resources)

Progressive Conservative

Hon. Alvin Hamilton (Minister of Northern Affairs and National Resources):

Mr. Speaker, I can accept this motion and say now that the return is nil.

Topic:   NATIONAL MUSEUM
Subtopic:   ANNEXATION OF MONTREAL BOTANICAL GARDEN
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CCF

Hazen Robert Argue

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

Mr. Argue:

Thank you.

Topic:   NATIONAL MUSEUM
Subtopic:   ANNEXATION OF MONTREAL BOTANICAL GARDEN
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PC

Daniel Roland Michener (Speaker of the House of Commons)

Progressive Conservative

Mr. Speaker:

Is it the pleasure of the house to adopt the motion?

Topic:   NATIONAL MUSEUM
Subtopic:   ANNEXATION OF MONTREAL BOTANICAL GARDEN
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Motion agreed to.



Inquiries of the Ministry


WORK ON MERCIER BRIDGE, MONTREAL


Motion No. 54-Mr. Argue: For a copy of all correspondence, telegrams, reports by inspectors, agreements, contracts, and other documents exchanged between the St. Lawrence seaway authority, the Department of Transport or any other government department, and any person or persons, since January 1, 1955, relating to any work to be done on the Merrier bridge at Montreal, Quebec.


February 25, 1959