July 15, 1959

QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS

NATIONAL MUSEUM ANNUAL BUDGET

CCF

Mr. Argue

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

1. What was the annual budget for the national museum of Canada for each year since 1935?

2. What amount of this money was spent for each year specified?

3. What amount of this was spent each year on: (a) salaries of the senior officers, and salaries of the other staff; (b) exhibits; (c) publication of scientific studies; (d) scientific field work under contract; (e) scientific field work conducted by the permanent scientists of the museum; (f) purchase of specimens and collections; (g) public education?

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   NATIONAL MUSEUM ANNUAL BUDGET
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NATIONAL MUSEUM

STAFF RESEARCH STUDIES

CCF

Mr. Argue

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

1. What specific research studies have each of the continuing members of the scientific staff of the national museum of Canada made for each year since January 1, 1945?

2. Have any of these studies been completed?

3. If so, which ones, what was the name of the person who did the research study, and on what approximate date was it completed?

4. Have any of these completed studies been published?

5. If so, which ones, what was the title under which it was published, the author listed, the name of the person who did the research, and by whom were they published?

6. How many completed studies remain unpublished, who made the studies, when were they completed, what is the title of each, is it intended that any of these be published?

Topic:   NATIONAL MUSEUM
Subtopic:   STAFF RESEARCH STUDIES
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NATIONAL MUSEUM

COLLECTIONS OF SPECIMENS

CCF

Mr. Argue

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

1. What scientific collections and specimens have been purchased by the national museum of Canada each year since 1945, and to which branch of the museum does each now belong?

2. How much money was paid for each collection, from whom were they purchased, and who authorized each purchase?

3. Which collections are presently on exhibit, which ones have ever been exhibited and of these what date were they last exhibited?

4. Are any of these collections presently in storage?

5. If so, (a) which ones; (b) how long have they been in storage; (c) in what buildings are they housed; (d) are these buildings fireproof; (e) who is in charge of the repair, maintenance and protection of each collection?

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6. What proportion of the total collections and specimens owned by each branch of the museum are in storage?

Topic:   NATIONAL MUSEUM
Subtopic:   COLLECTIONS OF SPECIMENS
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FEDERAL COMMERCE NAVIGATION COMPANY LIMITED

CCF

Mr. Argue

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

1. Has any government department entered into a contract or agreement with Federal Commerce Navigation Company Limited at any time since its incorporaton?

2. If so, (a) what were the dates of the contracts or agreements, and with what department were they made; (b) for what purpose; (c) what was the nature of each contract or agreement; (d) what were the terms?

3. Were tenders called on each of these contracts?

4. If so, who submitted tenders on each contract, and what was the tender price?

5. On what date was this company incorporated?

6. What were the names of the original members of the board of this company, and who were their successors in each year since its incorporation to date?

Topic:   FEDERAL COMMERCE NAVIGATION COMPANY LIMITED
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PRICE SPREADS

INQUIRY AS TO REPORT OF ROYAL COMMISSION


On the orders of the day:


LIB

Lester Bowles Pearson (Leader of the Official Opposition)

Liberal

Hon. L. B. Pearson (Leader of the Opposition):

I wonder if the Prime Minister could now answer a question I addressed to him last week as to the date on which the report of the royal commission on price spreads is likely to be received?

Topic:   PRICE SPREADS
Subtopic:   INQUIRY AS TO REPORT OF ROYAL COMMISSION
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PC

John George Diefenbaker (Prime Minister)

Progressive Conservative

Right Hon. J. G. Diefenbaker (Prime Minister):

I have not that information at the moment, but I will make inquiries of the chairman.

Topic:   PRICE SPREADS
Subtopic:   INQUIRY AS TO REPORT OF ROYAL COMMISSION
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TELEVISION

ST. BONIFACE, MAN. INQUIRY AS TO RECOM- MENDATION BY BOARD OF GOVERNORS


On the orders of the day:


PC

Laurier Arthur Régnier

Progressive Conservative

Mr. Laurier Regnier (St. Boniface):

I

should like to direct a question to the Minister of National Revenue. Has the government given any consideration to the proposals of the board of broadcasting governors in connection with the St. Boniface television station?

Topic:   TELEVISION
Subtopic:   ST. BONIFACE, MAN. INQUIRY AS TO RECOM- MENDATION BY BOARD OF GOVERNORS
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July 15, 1959