June 3, 1961

BUSINESS OF THE HOUSE

LIB

Lionel Chevrier (Official Opposition House Leader; Liberal Party House Leader)

Liberal

Mr. Chevrier:

I presume there is no change from the announcement made last night in connection with next week's business?

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PC

Gordon Minto Churchill (Minister of Veterans Affairs; Leader of the Government in the House of Commons; Progressive Conservative Party House Leader)

Progressive Conservative

Mr. Churchill:

No change is expected, Mr. Speaker.

Business of the House

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LIB

Lionel Chevrier (Official Opposition House Leader; Liberal Party House Leader)

Liberal

Mr. Chevrier:

May I ask the minister whether, perhaps after consultation with the Minister of Finance, he is now able to tell the house when the budget will be brought down?

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PC

Gordon Minto Churchill (Minister of Veterans Affairs; Leader of the Government in the House of Commons; Progressive Conservative Party House Leader)

Progressive Conservative

Mr. Churchill:

That is not in my field.

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At six o'clock the house adjourned, without question put, pursuant to special order.



Questions


ANSWERS TO QUESTIONS


The following answers, deposited with the Clerk of the house, are printed in the official report of debates pursuant to standing order 39:


NATIONAL DEBT

CCF

NATIONAL DEFENCE

PC

Mr. McCleave

Progressive Conservative

1. What are the work hours per week and rates of pay of cooks and stewards serving aboard civilian manned auxiliary vessels of the Department of National Defence on the (a) east coast (b) west coast?

2. What are the work hours per week and rates of pay of crew, apart from cooks and stewards, serving aboard civilian manned auxiliary vessels of the Department of National Defence on the (a) east coast (b) west coast?

Answer by: Hon. Pierre Sevigny (Associate Minister of National Defence):

1. (a) East coast-Cook, $269 per month; cook steward, $269 per month; second cook, $238 per month; mess boy, $229 per month. Hours of work-48 hours per week, 6 days at 8 hours per day.

(b) West coast-Cook, $285, $290, $301 per month; cook steward, $290, $311 per month;

steward, $280, $290 per month; second cook, $260, $280 per month; mess boy, $231, $253 per month. Hours of work-40 hours per week, 5 days at 8 hours per day.

2. (a) Hours of work: Approved work schedules-Effective 1 January, 1960, the approved work schedule for GSOs and seamen shall be 8 hours per day from Monday to Friday with Saturday and Sunday as rest days, with the following exceptions:

Naval Fire Tug-H.M.C. Dockyard, Halifax and St. John's, Newfoundland: (i) the standard work week is 56 hours; (ii) the work week shall be averaged over a 3 week cycle using the 24 hours on 48 hours off duty system.

Stand-by duty boat-H.M.C. Dockyard, Halifax, N.S.: (i) the standard work week is 40 hours; (ii) the work week shall be aver-

aged over a 4 week cycle; (iii) 8 days of rest shall be granted in the cycle.

Stand-by duty boat-H.M.C. Dockyard, Esquimau, B.C.: (i) the standard work week is 40 hours; (ii) the normal daily working hours per day shall be 8; (iii) two days in seven shall be rest days.

Questions

Naval fire tug-H.M.C. Dockyard, Esquimau, B.C.: (i) the standard work week is 48 hours; (ii) normal daily working hours shall be 8; (iii) one day in seven shall be a rest day.

(b) Rates of pay vary according to vessel classification.

(a) East Coast

Classification Class 1 Class 2 Class 3 Stand-by Crew Yardcraft$ $ $ $ $Master 5,690 per annum 5,378 per annum 4,799 per annum 5,793 per annum 4,397 per annumFirst officer 4,441 4,278 " 4,516 " Second officer 3,974 it 3,720 " Third officer 3,564 u Chief engineer 5,162 a 4,882 per annum 4,562 per annum 5,162 per annum Second engineer 4,441 4,278 " 4,124 " 4,516 " Third engineer 3,974 a 3,720 " 3,343 " Fourth engineer 3,564 a Electrical officer 3,974 per annum Oiler 264 per month a Boatswain 269 Seamen 229 a Quartermaster 260 a 243 per month Donkey man 226 a 252 per monthFireman 257 Mate

Engineer

Master and dockyard 3,642 per annum 3,609 per annum 4,085 "pilot 5,793 per annum Senior master 5,860 Senior chief engineer.. 5,259

Note: Rates for personnel below officer status are similar for all vessels unless indicated.

(b) West Coast

Classification Class 1 Class 2 Class 3 Class 4$ $ $ $Master . 6,288 per annum 6,026 per annum 5,227 per annum 5,372 per annumFirst officer

Second officer

Third officer . 5,038 " . 4,596 " . 4,356 " 4,891 " 4,446 " 4,743 " 4,429 "Chief engineer . 5,950 " 5,663 per annum 5,115 per annum 4,951 per annumSecond engineer

Third Engineer

Fourth engineer

Electrical officer

Fireman

Boatswain

Oiler

Seaman

Donkey man

Quartermaster

Master and dockyard pilot.... Senior chief engineer

Engineer . 5,038 " . 4,596 " . 4,356 " . 4,596 " . 289 per month . 289 " . 292 " . 279 " . 289 " . 289 " . 6,417 per annum . 5,982 " 4,891 " 4,446 " 4,743 " 4,378 per annum 4,951 per annum

Note: There are in addition to the above, a small number of harbour vessels on each coast carrying individual rates of pay. They are for the most part manned by an engineer officer and a crew of two. Generally speaking, the engineer's rate runs from a low of $4,193 per annum to $4,663 per annum on the east coast and from approximately $4,500 per annum to $4,951 per annum on the west coast.

90205-6-369

Supply-Items Passed [The following items were passed in committee of supply]:

Topic:   ANSWERS TO QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   NATIONAL DEFENCE
Sub-subtopic:   CIVILIAN CREWS OF AUXILIARY VESSELS
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DEPARTMENT OF SECRETARY OF STATE


Office of the chief electoral officer- 46. Salaries and expenses of office, $83,685. Civil service commission- 66. Salaries and contingencies of the commission including compensation in accordance with the suggestion award plan of the public service of Canada, $4,486,681. Public printing and stationery- 322. Departmental administration, $767,360. 323. Purchasing, stationery and stores, $1,212,540. 324. Distribution of official documents, $560,521. 325. Printing and binding official publications for sale and distribution to departments and the public, $750,000. 326. Printing of Canada Gazette, $140,000. 327. Printing and binding the annual statutes. $35,000. 328. Plant equipment and replacements, $250,577.


DEPARTMENT OF FISHERIES


131. Departmental administration, $473,500. 132. Information and educational service including grant of $3,000 to Nova Scotia fisheries exhibition, $236,470. 133. Economics service including the expenses of an international meeting on the economic effect of fishery regulation, $373,770.



Monday. June 5. 1961


June 3, 1961