November 18, 1963

QUESTIONS


(Questions answered orally are indicated by an asterisk.)


VACANCIES AMONG DIRECTORS, EXHIBITION CORPORATION

LIB

Mr. Howard

Liberal

1. Since July 3, 1963, have any vacancies occurred on the board of directors of the Canadian World Exhibition Corporation?

2. In filling such vacancies what consideration, if any, was given to the appointment of persons of native Indian ancestry?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   VACANCIES AMONG DIRECTORS, EXHIBITION CORPORATION
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LIB

Hubert Badanai (Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Public Works)

Liberal

Mr. Badanai:

1. Three, Messrs. Paul Bien-venu, C. F. Carsley, and Harry E. Price.

2. Messrs. Bienvenu, Carsley and Price were replaced respectively by His Excellency Mr. Pierre Dupuy, ambassador, Mr. Robert F. Shaw, professional engineer and business executive, and Hon. George Hees, former minister of trade and commerce. In filling these vacancies the government considered that the incumbents, on account of their past experience, were eminently suited to meet the requirements of their functions with the Canadian World Exhibition Corporation.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   VACANCIES AMONG DIRECTORS, EXHIBITION CORPORATION
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*WORLD FAIR SITE

LIB

Mr. Howard

Liberal

1. What is to be the site of the Canadian world exhibition?

2. When was the decision made to select this particular site, what is the authority therefor, and who made the said decision?

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Subtopic:   *WORLD FAIR SITE
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LIB

Hubert Badanai (Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Public Works)

Liberal

Mr. Badanai:

1. The site of the Canadian universal and international exhibition to be held in Montreal in 1967 will be on the island of Montreal and on or in the vicinity of lie Ste. Helene, He Ronde, lie Verte and lie Notre Dame.

2. On March 28, 1963, and confirmed on May 12, 1963; an act to establish the Canadian World Exhibition Corporation as passed by the House of Commons on December 20, 1962; the Minister of Public Works in agreement with the city of Montreal and the government of the province of Quebec, and with the approval of the governor in council.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   *WORLD FAIR SITE
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INTERDICTIONS UNDER LIQUOR ORDINANCE, N.W.T.

PC

Mr. Rheaume

Progressive Conservative

1. For each of the calendar years 1961, and 1962, how many persons in the N.W.T. were interdicted

under the provisions of the liquor ordinance of the N.W.T., or any other ordinance, act or regulation?

2. Of the above, how many were interdicted in each year at the request or on the recommendation of (a) the R.C.M.P. (b) other federal or territorial officers?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   INTERDICTIONS UNDER LIQUOR ORDINANCE, N.W.T.
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LIB

Arthur Laing (Minister of Northern Affairs and National Resources)

Liberal

Mr. Laing:

The commissioner of the Northwest Territories informs as follows;

1. 1961, 23; 1962, 8.

2. (a) The R.C.M.P. advise as follows: 1961, 3; 1962, 1. (b) Territorial records do not provide this information; court records in Yellowknife indicate that five interdictions were made by the court after hearing recommendations from welfare officers during the period 1961-62.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   INTERDICTIONS UNDER LIQUOR ORDINANCE, N.W.T.
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WORLD FAIR PUBLICITY

RA

Mr. Lalulippe

Ralliement Créditiste

1. What agency will be responsible for publicity concerning the 1967 world fair at Montreal?

2. What funds will be provided for such publicity?

3. Does the government intend to ask advertising agencies to submit tenders for the account?

4. Have special funds been provided to the Canadian tourist bureau in this regard and, if so. what is the amount of such funds?

5. How much money from the publicity budget of the world fair will be spent in (a) the United States, (b) Europe, and (c) elsewhere?

6. Will the civil service commission hold competitions for information and publicity officers in connection with the world fair?

7. Will the information or publicity responsibility be that of the government or the world fair corporation?

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Subtopic:   WORLD FAIR PUBLICITY
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LIB

Hubert Badanai (Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Public Works)

Liberal

Mr. Badanai:

1. The following agencies have been entrusted by the directors of the Canadian World Fair Corporation with the publicity for the fair in Canada: Cockfield Brown and Company Limited; Agence Cana-dienne de Publicite Limit^e; Desroches, Inkel, Poirier et Associes Inc.; Public and Industrial Relations Inc.; Monty Perger and Co. Inc.; McKim Advertising Limited; McConnell, Eastman and Company Limited; James Lovick and Co. Ltd.; Publicite Huot Limitde.

2. Estimates are being prepared.

3. The Canadian World Fair Corporation is responsible for the selection of the advertising agencies.

4. That matter does not fall under the jurisdiction of the Canadian World Fair Corporation.

5. Funds for promotion and public relations will be aUocated for use in (a) the United States, (b) Europe and (c) elsewhere following an investigation now under way to establish the possible number of visitors.

Questions

6. Being a crown corporation, the Canadian World Fair Corporation does not come under the jurisdiction of the civil service commission.

7. Information and publicity services will fall directly under the Canadian World Fair Corporation.

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Subtopic:   WORLD FAIR PUBLICITY
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MEREDE BOUCHARD

EMPLOYMENT BY PUBLIC


Question No. 1,503


RA

Louis-Philippe-Antoine Bélanger

Ralliement Créditiste

Mr. Belanger:

1. Is Mr. Merede Bouchard, travelling salesman from St. Gregoire, Montmorency county, employed by the Department of Public Works?

2. Has any money been spent by the department at the special request of this gentleman, and, if so, how much, and where, in the constituency of Charlevoix, was this money spent?

Topic:   MEREDE BOUCHARD
Subtopic:   EMPLOYMENT BY PUBLIC
Sub-subtopic:   WORKS DEPARTMENT
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LIB

Hubert Badanai (Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Public Works)

Liberal

Mr. Badanai:

1. No.

2. No.

Topic:   MEREDE BOUCHARD
Subtopic:   EMPLOYMENT BY PUBLIC
Sub-subtopic:   WORKS DEPARTMENT
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DREDGING OPERATIONS, PICTOU ISLAND, N.S.

November 18, 1963