July 13, 1964

PC

John George Diefenbaker (Leader of the Official Opposition)

Progressive Conservative

Mr. Diefenbaker:

Mr. Chairman, this is another example of further co-operation. I must say that since the Secretary of State for External Affairs has been Acting Prime Minister, as a result of his attitude there has been a remarkable improvement in reactions generally.

Topic:   EDUCATION
Subtopic:   MEASURE TO FACILITATE MAKING OF LOANS TO STUDENTS
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RA

Gilles Grégoire

Ralliement Créditiste

Mr. Gregoire:

Mr. Chairman, we agree to let the resolution pass without debate. However, we want it to be known that it is passed on division, since we are opposed to this federal intrusion into a field under provincial jurisdiction and we shall make our comments on second reading, when the bill is available.

Topic:   EDUCATION
Subtopic:   MEASURE TO FACILITATE MAKING OF LOANS TO STUDENTS
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LIB

Lucien Lamoureux (Deputy Speaker and Chair of Committees of the Whole of the House of Commons)

Liberal

The Chairman:

Shall the resolution carry on division?

Topic:   EDUCATION
Subtopic:   MEASURE TO FACILITATE MAKING OF LOANS TO STUDENTS
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?

Some hon. Members:

Carried.

Resolution reported on division and concurred in.

Mr. Gordon thereupon moved for leave to introduce Bill No. C-110, to facilitate the making of loans to students.

Motion agreed to and bill read the first time.

Topic:   EDUCATION
Subtopic:   MEASURE TO FACILITATE MAKING OF LOANS TO STUDENTS
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FARM IMPROVEMENT LOANS ACT

INVESTMENTS INCREASING MAXIMUM AMOUNT OF LOAN, AGGREGATE PRINCIPAL AMOUNTS, ETC.

LIB

Walter Lockhart Gordon (Minister of Finance and Receiver General)

Liberal

Hon. Walter L. Gordon (Minister of Finance) moved

that the house go into committee at the next sitting to consider the following resolution, which has been recommended to the house by His Excellency:

That it is expedient to introduce a measure to amend the Farm Improvement Loans Act to increase from $7,500 to $15,000 the maximum amount of any loan that may be made under the act to a borrower together with any amount owing in respect of other guaranteed farm improvement loans, to increase from $400 million to $500 million

the aggregate principal amount of guaranteed loans that may be made in the three year loan period ending June 30, 1965, to provide for a further three year loan period ending June 30, 1968, and to provide that the aggregate principal amount of guaranteed loans that may be made in that period shall not exceed $700 million.

Topic:   FARM IMPROVEMENT LOANS ACT
Subtopic:   INVESTMENTS INCREASING MAXIMUM AMOUNT OF LOAN, AGGREGATE PRINCIPAL AMOUNTS, ETC.
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Motion agreed to.


QUESTIONS


(Questions answered orally are indicated by an asterisk.)


JUSTICE DEPARTMENT LAWYERS, COMPTON-FRONTENAC CONSTITUENCY

RA

Mr. Latulippe

Ralliement Créditiste

1. How many lawyers in the constituency of Compton-Frontenac, have worked for or represented the Department of Justice since April 22, 1963?

2. Who are these lawyers, what work did they do in each case, and what fees were paid to them?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   JUSTICE DEPARTMENT LAWYERS, COMPTON-FRONTENAC CONSTITUENCY
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LIB

Donald Stovel Macdonald (Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada)

Liberal

Mr. Macdonald:

1. Two.

2. J. A. Drouin, Q.C., two prosecutions under the Excise Tax Act, $66.

Lacourciere & Lacourciere, two prosecutions under the Income Tax Act and two prosecutions under the Excise Tax Act, $95.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   JUSTICE DEPARTMENT LAWYERS, COMPTON-FRONTENAC CONSTITUENCY
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JUSTICE DEPARTMENT MOTOR VEHICLE PURCHASES, QUEBEC


Question No. 1,147 (Additional) -Mr. Latulippe: 1. How many vehicles did the Department of Justice buy in the constituencies of Compton-Frontenac, Beauce, Megan tic, and Sherbrooke In 1961-62-63? 2. Were these purchases made following public tender calls? 3. Who tendered in each case, and what was the amount of the tender? 4. Which tenders were accepted? 5. Are maintenance, repairs and gasoline and oil for these cars obtained through tender? 6. Who is in charge of these activities, and what amounts were spent in 1961-62-63? Answer: (Supplementary) The answer to this question, insofar as it relates to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, is as follows: 1961: Compton-Frontenac, 1; Beauce, none; Megantic, none; Sherbrooke, 2. 1962: Compton-Frontenac, none; Beauce 1; Megantic, none; Sherbrooke, 1. 1963: Compton-Frontenac, none; Beauce, none; Megantic, none; Sherbrooke, none. 2. No. 3. 1961: Compton-Frontenac, F. R. Dallaire Inc., $1,557.40; Megantic Auto Parts Inc., $1,564.58; Megantic Auto Parts Inc., $1,583.46; Roy Automobiles Inc., $1,814.29. Sherbrooke, De Luxe Automobiles Ltee, $1,575; Martin Motor Sales Ltd., $1,580.73; Cyr Automobiles Ltee, $2,108.70. Sherbrooke, Martin Motor Sales Ltd., $2,061.92; Cyr Automobiles Ltee, $2,158.70; De Luxe Automobiles Ltee, $2,200. 1962; Beauce, Cliche Auto St-Georges Inc., $1,396.01; Fernando Veilleux, $1,407.65; Garage National Inc., $1,623.60. Acquisition of motor vehicles Constituency 1961 Compton-Frontenac $1,557.40 Beauce Nil Megantic Nil Sherbrooke $3,636.92 Maintenance of motor transport Constituency 1961 Compton-Frontenac $1,106.10 Beauce $1,004.96 Megantic Nil Sherbrooke $2,689.48


ST. VINCENT DE PAUL PENITENTIARY RIOT

RA

Mr. Laiulippe

Ralliement Créditiste

1. How much did the 1962 riot at St. Vincent de Paul cost the government and for what purposes was money spent?

2. How many inmates were transferred as a result of the riot?

3. What new security measures were taken as a result of the riot?

(a) Direct costs

Demolition and construction Replacement of:

Equipment Materials

Industrial revolving fund materials Canteen revolving fund materials Replacing officers' personal losses Legal fees

Special office services Payments to neighbouring municipalities for use of firefighting equipment Ambulance services Medical services, injured inmates

Questions

Sherbrooke, Cyr Automobiles Ltd., $2,206; Martin Motor Sales Ltd., $2,368.45; De Luxe Automobiles Ltee, $2,450.62.

4. The lowest tender in each case.

5. No.

6. Chief purchasing agent, Royal Canadian Mounted Police headquarters, Ottawa.

Year

1962 1963

Nil Nil

$1,396.01 Nil

Nil Nil

$2,206.00 Nil

Year

1962 1963

$ 883.79 $1,401.75

642.95 955.79

Nil Nil

$2,692.45 $2,751.38

4. What new working conditions, recreational and vocational training facilities have been established?

5. How many guards have been dismissed or transferred to other positions as a result of the riot?

6. Did the municipality where the prison is located ask the government for special measures as a result of the riot?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   ST. VINCENT DE PAUL PENITENTIARY RIOT
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LIB

Donald Stovel Macdonald (Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada)

Liberal

Mr. Macdonald:

1. The 1962 riot at St. Vincent de Paul cost the government the sum of $2,357,043 spent for the following purposes:

16,784 $1,320,704

Questions

(b) Indirect costs (consisting of new facilities and services designed to improve the institution's standard to an acceptable level and whose need was accentuated by the riot and fire)

New facilities 606,715

New services 429,624 1,036,339

* Grand total $2,357,043

*Includes $643,000 submitted for construction in 1964-65.

2. One hundred and ninety one inmates were transferred as a result of the riot.

3. The new security measures taken as a result of the riot are as follows: (a) The construction of chain link fences to enclose outdoor exercise areas; (b) The construction of a cement block wall to enclose the segregation area; (c) The construction of chain link divisions on all elevated cell walkways; (d) The construction and manning of an additional watch tower; (e) The relocation of one watch tower; (f) The construction and manning of two additional watch cages in cell blocks No. 1 and 2; (g) The relocation and enlargement of the watch cage in the central dome; (h) The employment of 25 additional custodial officers; (i) The implementation of a refresher training program for all personnel with emphasis on discipline and security; (j) The reorganization and intensification of the custodial staff recruits training program; (k) The institutional staff has been reorganized in five sections, each of these sections placed under the supervision of senior keepers in charge of a sector of the penitentiary.

4. (a) Seven industrial shops have been reconstructed; (b) Sports and games have been reorganized in two different exercise areas;

(c) The school has been rebuilt and a preemployment training shop has been added.

5. As a result of the report of the board of enquiry, there was not sufficient evidence justifying the dismissal of personnel. However, approximately ten custodial officers involved have resigned from the service after they had been made aware that their services were not satisfactory or that they did not possess the personal characteristics required for the efficient performance of their duties.

6. No request for special measures as a result of the riot was received from the municipality of St. Vincent de Paul, province of Quebec, where the penitentiary is located.

IMr. Macdonald.]

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   ST. VINCENT DE PAUL PENITENTIARY RIOT
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RACIAL DISCRIMINATION IN UNIVERSITIES

RA

Mr. Lalulippe

Ralliement Créditiste

1. Has the Minister of Justice received any representations to the effect that some Canadian universities directly or indirectly encourage racial discrimination?

2. Is the Department of Justice studying the possibility of requiring universities receiving federal assistance or loans to ensure that no student will be discriminated against in obtaining accommodation near universities?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   RACIAL DISCRIMINATION IN UNIVERSITIES
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July 13, 1964