December 17, 1962

PC

George Ernest Halpenny (Secretary of State of Canada)

Progressive Conservative

Mr. Halpenny:

There is no record of any transaction.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   CANADIAN PREPACK COMPANY
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SONS OF FREEDOM, B.C.

LIB

Mr. Laing

Liberal

1. Since October 1. 1962, has the Minister of Justice had any correspondence with the attorney general of British Columbia dealing with the Free-domite sect?

2. Has the attorney general of British Columbia formally sought any assistance of the government of Canada in dealing with the Freedomites since October 1, 1962?

3. How many Freedomites are now in prison, and what is the sum total of years of sentence imposed?

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Subtopic:   SONS OF FREEDOM, B.C.
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PC

Thomas Miller Bell (Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada)

Progressive Conservative

Mr. Bell (Saint John-Albert):

1. Yes.

2. No.

3. The number of Freedomites now in prison is 147. The sum total of years of sentence imposed is 887 years and 8 months.

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Subtopic:   SONS OF FREEDOM, B.C.
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BRUSSELS FAIR-CANADIAN TRADE COMMISSIONERS

LIB

Mr. Addison

Liberal

What are the names of the two Canadian trade commissioners who manned the booth for six months at the Brussels world fair?

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Subtopic:   BRUSSELS FAIR-CANADIAN TRADE COMMISSIONERS
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PC

Wallace Bickford (Wally) Nesbitt (Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Trade and Commerce)

Progressive Conservative

Mr. Nesbitt:

The following trade commissioners were on duty at the Brussels world fair in 1958 on the dates specified:

B. I. Rankin, April 17-22; R. Campbell Smith, April 17-22; W. J. Millyard, April 2126; W. R. Hickman, April 22-May 5; D. A. B. Marshall, April 29-May 5; S. G. Tregaskes, May 6-12; A. P. Bissonnet, May 13-26; G. H. Rochester, May 20-26; E. H. Maguire, May 27-June 2; H. Leslie Brown, June 3-9; W. Gibson-Smith, June 3-16; J. A. Stiles, June 17-23; J. C. Depocas, June 24-July 2; T. F. Harris, July 1-7; H. A. Gilbert, July 8-14; S. G. MacDonald, July 15-21; R. K. Thomson, July 22-28; A. W. Evans, July 29-August 4; J. H. Bailey, August 12-18; K. F. Osmond, August 19-25; W. J. Jenkins,

Questions

August 26-Sept. 1; R. Grew, Sept. 8-15; J. G. Ireland, Sept. 16-22; B. C. Butler, Sept. 23-29; M. T. Stewart, Sept. 30-October 6; B. Horth, October 7-15; J. M. T. Thomas, October 16-19.

Additionally, L. H. Ausman and J. R. Roy, trade commissioner and assistant trade commissioner respectively at Brussels during 1958, were in attendance on a semi-permanent basis from April 17 until October 19. K. G. Ramsay was on permanent duty from April 17 to July 11.

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Subtopic:   BRUSSELS FAIR-CANADIAN TRADE COMMISSIONERS
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TRACADIE, N.B.-CARETAKER FOR PUBLIC BUILDING

LIB

Mr. Robichaud

Liberal

1. Has a caretaker been appointed for the federal public building at Tracadie, New Brunswick, and, if so (a) was the appointment made following the calling of tenders, and (b) what were the names of the applicants and the amount submitted by each?

2. Were any of the applicants qualified for veterans' preference and, if so (a) was any consideration given for military service in making this appointment (b) what is the name of the person selected for this particular service (c) if selected after the calling of tenders, was the service awarded to the lowest tenderer and, if not, for what reason?

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Subtopic:   TRACADIE, N.B.-CARETAKER FOR PUBLIC BUILDING
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PC

Robert Jardine McCleave (Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Public Works)

Progressive Conservative

Mr. McCleave:

1. The caretaker's work at Tracadie will be done under contract;

(a) A contract was awarded following a call for tenders.

(b) The following tenders were received:

Alex F. Lavoie, $1,200 a year, (assistant postmaster); Reginald Basque, $1,200 a year, (postmaster); B. B. Losier, $1,400 a year; Edgar Landry, $1,800 a year; Arthur Savoie, $2,496 a year; Eutrope Basque, $2,850 a year.

2. Yes, although veterans' preference does not apply in the awarding of contracts of this type, unless there is more than one tender in the lowest amount.

(a) No.

(b) The contract was awarded to Mr. B. B. Losier, for the price tendered, i.e. $1,400 a year.

(c) No, because it is not department policy to award contracts to crown employees, unless it is impossible to do otherwise.

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Subtopic:   TRACADIE, N.B.-CARETAKER FOR PUBLIC BUILDING
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MORTGAGE INSURANCE FUND, N.H.A,

NDP

Mr. Scoil

New Democratic Party

Under the provisions of the National Housing Act, in each of the years ended December 31, 1958, 1959, 1960, and 1961 (a) what was the total amount of the mortgage insurance fund (b) in each province, what was the number of claims against the fund, and what was the aggregate amount of the claims (c) how many of the said claims were in respect of (i) single family dwellings (ii) apartment projects (iii) limited dividend projects (iv) low rental projects?

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Subtopic:   MORTGAGE INSURANCE FUND, N.H.A,
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PC

Robert Jardine McCleave (Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Public Works)

Progressive Conservative

Mr. McCleave:

(a)

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Subtopic:   MORTGAGE INSURANCE FUND, N.H.A,
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TOTAL ASSETS OF THE MORTGAGE INSURANCE FUND AS AT DECEMBER 31, 1958, 1959, 1960 AND 1961


1958 1959 1960 1961S 45,680,766 $ 61,081,653 * 72,595,971 t 86,768,574 (b)


NUMBER AND AMOUNT OF CLAIMS PAID OUT OF THE MORTGAGE INSURANCE FUND


1958 1959 1960 1961 1958-1961Province No. Amount No. Amount No. Amount No. Amount No. AmountNfld 1 $ 12,336.42 $ 1 $ 11,785.23 1 * 9,264.48 3 $ 33,386.13P.E.I - - - - - - - -N.S - - - - - - 2 24,147.64 2 24,147.64N.B - - - - - - - Que 1 10,760.79 8 79,345.01 35 353,516.64 66 691,687.58 110 1,135,310.02Ont 3 30,088.76 17 184,325.00 81 905,238.65 684 7,290,212.85 785 8,409,865.26Man - - - - - - 1 12,823.13 1 12,823.13Sask - - 1 9,539.49 - - 2 21,298.24 3 30,837.73Alta 1 7,984.70 - - 3 30,175.60 13 144,435.85 17 182,596.15B.C - ' - - 8 96,602.36 63 723,713.40 71 820,315.76Canada 6 61,170.67 26 273,209.50 128 1,397,318.48 832 8,917,583.17 992 10,649,281.82 27507-3-172 Questions



(i) Single family dwellings 990 Duplex dwellings 2 Total claims 992 (ii) Apartment projects-nil. (iii) Limited dividend projects-nil. Limited dividend loans under section 16 of the National Housing Act are not covered by the mortgage insurance fund. v) Low rental projects-nil. Low rental projects under section 36 of the National Housing Act are not financed by way of loans but by capital investment by the federal-provincial-municipal partnership. They are not covered by the mortgage insurance fund.


PUBLICATION OF TECHNICAL FORESTRY MEMORANDA

SC

Mr. Laprise

Social Credit

On what dates were the following technical memoranda published (a) No. 18 entitled "Grading Hardwood Logs for Factory Lumber" (b) No. 34 entitled "How to Evaluate the Quality of Hardwood Logs for Factory"?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   PUBLICATION OF TECHNICAL FORESTRY MEMORANDA
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December 17, 1962