May 5, 1965

BICULTURALISM COMMISSION-QUESTIONNAIRE TO MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT

PC

Mr. Nasserden

Progressive Conservative

1. Is Professor Meisel, of the Political Science Department of Queen's University, employed by the Royal Commission on Bilingualism and Biculturalism?

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Questions

2. What is the nature of his duties?

3. What are the names and addresses, and occupation of those he has authorized to conduct a survey of members of the House of Commons?

4. What are the names and addresses of person or persons that were consulted in preparation of the oral and the typewritten questionnaire authorized by Professor Meisel for use in the survey of members of parliament?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   BICULTURALISM COMMISSION-QUESTIONNAIRE TO MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT
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Mr, Jack Davis (Parliamentary Secretary to Prime Minister):

I am informed by the Royal Commission on Bilingualism and Bi-culturalism as follows:

1. Yes, on a part time basis.

2. He is one of the research supervisors under the director of research.

3. Only the Commission authorizes the conducting of research studies. Professor Meisel's duties are supervisory.

4. The questionnaires were prepared on the responsibility of the commission after consultation with only research staff and technical advisers of the Commission.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   BICULTURALISM COMMISSION-QUESTIONNAIRE TO MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT
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PROVINCIAL CENTENNIAL PROJECTS

PC

Mr. Nasserden

Progressive Conservative

1. How many projects in each province have been approved for grants in the federal-provincial centennial grants program?

2. What is the total amount granted for each province to date?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   PROVINCIAL CENTENNIAL PROJECTS
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LIB

Maurice Lamontagne (Secretary of State of Canada)

Liberal

Hon. Maurice Lamoniagne (Secretary of of State):

I have been given the following answer by the Centennial Commission.

1. Number of Centennial Projects approved by Centennial Commission as at April 6,

1965: Local Conf.

Centennial Proje

Newfoundland Projects 24 1

P.E.I. 1

Nova Scotia 1

New Brunswick 1 1

Quebec 6

Ontario 144

Manitoba 5 1

Saskatchewan 59

Alberta 6

British Columbia 1

Yukon 1

N.W.T.

Total 245 7

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2. Amount of Grants approved by Centennial Commission as at April 6, 1965.

Local Memorial

Centennial Projects Projects

Newfoundland $ 139,842.00 $ 2,500,000

P.E.I. 2,800,000

Nova Scotia 2,500,000

New Brunswick 20,210.00 2,500,000

Quebec 1,549,999.99

Ontario 1,776,586.52

Manitoba 12,935.00 2,500,000

Alberta 653,001.50

Saskatchewan 93,376.01

British Columbia 2,500,000

Yukon 2,500,000

N.W.T. 250,000

Total $ 4,245,957.02 $15,550,000

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   PROVINCIAL CENTENNIAL PROJECTS
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SAGUENAY RIVER CHANNEL DREDGING

SC

Mr. Cote (Chicoutimi)

Social Credit

1. Wilt dredging operations be started soon in the Saguenay river channel near Chicoutimi?

2. What will be the cost of this project?

3. After these works have been carried out, what will be the maximum tonnage allowed for vessels berthing in the port of Chicoutimi?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   SAGUENAY RIVER CHANNEL DREDGING
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LIB

Jean-Charles Cantin (Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Transport)

Liberal

Mr. Jean-Charles Cantin (Parliamentary Secretary to Minister of Transport):

1. Planned for 1966.

2. Estimated to cost $500,000.

3. Ships having a loaded draft of 26 to 27 feet will be enabled to dock at Chicoutimi by making use of the tides.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   SAGUENAY RIVER CHANNEL DREDGING
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FOREST ACCESS ROADS, CHICOUTIMI COUNTY, QUE.

SC

Mr. Cote (Chicoutimi)

Social Credit

1. What was the federal government's financial participation in the building of forest access roads in the county of Chicoutimi since the inauguration of the program?

2. What is the total mileage of roads constructed in the county to date?

3. Are there other projects under way at the present time and, if so (a) what are they, and (b) what is their estimated cost?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   FOREST ACCESS ROADS, CHICOUTIMI COUNTY, QUE.
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LIB

Maurice Sauvé (Minister of Forestry)

Liberal

Hon. Maurice Sauve (Minisier of Foresiry):

1. $149,617.

2. 36.3 miles.

3. (a) (i) Forest inventory-Lac Poulin de Courval;

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   FOREST ACCESS ROADS, CHICOUTIMI COUNTY, QUE.
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CERTIFICATES UNDER SECTION 71(A)(6) INCOME TAX ACT

PC

Mr. Maclnnis

Progressive Conservative

1. How many certificates have been issued by the Minister of Industry under the provisions of section 71(a)(6) of the Income Tax Act?

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2. What is the name of each company to whom a certificate has been issued?

3. What is the nature of the new manufacturing or processing business being carried on by each such company, and what is the description of the designated area in which each such manufacturing or processing business is being carried on?

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Subtopic:   CERTIFICATES UNDER SECTION 71(A)(6) INCOME TAX ACT
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LIB

Charles Mills (Bud) Drury (Minister of Industry; Minister of Defence Production)

Liberal

Hon. C. M. Drury (Minister of Industry):

1, 2 and 3. No certificates granting exemption from income tax have been issued by the Minister of Industry under section 71a of the Income Tax Act. Such certificates are issued only after firms have fulfilled the requirements of the act for the year concerned. The first new businesses to be established after commencement of the program on December 5, 1963, are just completing their first

qualifying year.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   CERTIFICATES UNDER SECTION 71(A)(6) INCOME TAX ACT
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LETTER BOX PICK-UP CONTRACT, THE PAS, MAN.

PC

Mr. Simpson

Progressive Conservative

1. Was a Post Office Department letter box pickup contract formerly held by Mrs. Margaret Drin-nan or Drinnan's Transfer of The Pas, Manitoba, terminated during 1964?

2. With whom was a new contract entered into?

3. Were there any representations in this regard and, if so, by whom?

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Subtopic:   LETTER BOX PICK-UP CONTRACT, THE PAS, MAN.
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LIB

Alexis Pierre Caron (Parliamentary Secretary to the Postmaster General)

Liberal

Mr. Alexis Caron (Parliamentary Secretary to Postmaster General):

1. Yes.

Drinnan's Transfer.

2. Mr. Cal Gibson, The Pas, Manitoba.

3. The contract was authorized in accordance with section 23 of the Post Office Act. There is no record of any representations.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   LETTER BOX PICK-UP CONTRACT, THE PAS, MAN.
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ANSE AU FOULON, QUE.-CUSTOMS EXAMINATION HALL

RA

Mr. Beaule

Ralliement Créditiste

1. Is the Department of Transport authorized to build an examination hall for baggage in shed "A" at Anse au Foulon, Quebec, for the Customs Branch of the Department of National Revenue?

2. What has happened to the plan submitted by the Customs Branch of the Department of National Revenue for construction of this examination hall?

3. What was the estimated cost of this examination hall?

4. What will the National Harbours Board ask as an annual rental from the Department of National Revenue for the use of this hall if it is built?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   ANSE AU FOULON, QUE.-CUSTOMS EXAMINATION HALL
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May 5, 1965