May 5, 1965

LIB

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

Liberal

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

The National Harbours Board informs as follows:

1. No.

2. See answer to part 1.

3. See answer to part 1.

4. See answer to part 1.

Questions

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   ANSE AU FOULON, QUE.-CUSTOMS EXAMINATION HALL
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TRANSATLANTIC PASSENGER AND CARGO TRAFFIC

RA

Mr. Beaule

Ralliement Créditiste

1. How many transatlantic passenger vessels berthed at the Anse au Foulon quay, in Quebec, to disembark or load passengers for Europe, in the years 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964?

2. How many transatlantic passenger vessels called at Quebec, en route to Montreal, and disembarked passengers in years 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964?

3. How many transatlantic passenger vessels passed Quebec en route to Montreal, in the years 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964?

4. How many transatlantic cargo vessels berthed in the port of Quebec to deliver goods to Quebec, and to accept delivery of goods for European destinations in the years 1960, 1961, 1962, 1983, 1964?

5. How many transatlantic cargo vessels stopped at Quebec, en route to Montreal, in the years

1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964?

6. How many transatlantic cargo vessels passed Quebec, en route to Montreal, in the years 1960,

1961, 1962, 1963, 1964?

7. Does the Department of Transport plan to improve and enlarge the port of Quebec and, if so, what plans have been developed?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   TRANSATLANTIC PASSENGER AND CARGO TRAFFIC
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LIB

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

Liberal

Mr. Jeau-Charles Canlin (Parliamentary Secretary to Minister of Transport):

The

National Harbours Board informs as follows:

1. 1960-10; 1961-5; 1962-5; 1963-4; 1964 -2.

2. 1960-114; 1961-65; 1962-80; 1963-65; 1964-58.

3. No record.

4. 1960-854; 1961-801; 1962-810; 1963- 794; 1964-838.

5. 1960-283; 1961-237; 1962-287; 1963- 253; 1964-202.

6. No record.

7. The shipping facilities at Quebec harbour are under constant review by the National Harbours Board, and additions and improvements are made in the facilities when justified. In 1964, capital projects comprised construction of grain elevator annex, reconstruction shed A, construction of cross wall building, modifications to marine towers, paving of roadway to Berth 50, repairs to wharf and installation of drains at Shed A, asphalt paving at Wolfe's Cove terminal, and minor items including the following:

Construction of a police station at Princess Louise Docks, renovation of Cold Storage Office, modifications at the Cold Storage Fish House, and installation of telephone exchange at the grain elevator.

Funds expended on capital account during the year was $3,197,163.

Maintenance and repairs for the year amounted to $628,088.00.

During 1965 Capital Works are planned including an extension to St. Charles Estuary

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Questions

Wharf, construction of Shed B, gear rooms and offices at Princess Louise Docks, fire protection in sheds, fast freezing equipment in Fish House, access roadway to Levis Wharf, Water Supply and Fire Protection System at St. Charles River Estuary Wharf.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   TRANSATLANTIC PASSENGER AND CARGO TRAFFIC
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* ROYAL COMMISSION QUESTIONS TO MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT

LIB

John (Jack) Davis (Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister)

Liberal

Mr. Jack Davis (Parliamentary Secretary to Prime Minister):

I am informed that the answer is as follows, and again the source was the Royal Commission on Bilingualism and Biculturalism:

1. The Committee of the Privy Council by P.C. 1963-1106 approved by the Governor General on the 19th of July, 1963, appointed the Commissioners " . .. under Part I of the Inquiries Act to inquire into and report upon the existing state of bilingualism and biculturalism in Canada and to recommend what steps should be taken to develop the Canadian Confederation on the basis of an equal partnership between the two founding races, taking into account the contribution made by the other ethnic groups to the cultural enrichment of Canada and the measures that should be taken to safeguard that contribution ..." And further: "that the Commissioners adopt such procedures and methods as they may from time to time deem expedient for the proper conduct of the inquiry."

2. To conduct a research study to assist the Commissioners in carrying out the provisions of the terms of reference referred to in the answer to part 1 above.

3. The questions were drafted on the responsibility of the Commission.

4. See answer to part 1 above.

Topic:   * ROYAL COMMISSION QUESTIONS TO MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT
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PROVINCIAL CENTENNIAL PROJECTS

PC

Mr. Coates

Progressive Conservative

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

[Mr. Cantin.l

2. What is the total amount of grants for each province which as been approved to date?

Topic:   * ROYAL COMMISSION QUESTIONS TO MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT
Subtopic:   PROVINCIAL CENTENNIAL PROJECTS
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LIB

Maurice Lamontagne (Secretary of State of Canada)

Liberal

Hon. Maurice Lamoniagne (Secretary 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 8, 1965:

Local Conf. M.

Centennial Projects Projects

Newfoundland 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

Total 245 7

2. Amount of grants approved by Centen-

nial Commission as at April 8, 1965.

Local Memorial

Centennial Projects Projects

Newfoundland $ 139,848.00 $ 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

Saskatchewan 93,376.01

British Columbia 2,500,000

Yukon N.W.T. 250,000

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

Topic:   * ROYAL COMMISSION QUESTIONS TO MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT
Subtopic:   PROVINCIAL CENTENNIAL PROJECTS
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PROFITS OF POST OFFICES, VILLENEUVE COUNTY, QUE.

RA

Mr. Caouette

Ralliement Créditiste

What net profit was made by each of the post offices in the county of Villeneuve during the years 1962, 1963 and 1964?

Topic:   * ROYAL COMMISSION QUESTIONS TO MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT
Subtopic:   PROFITS OF POST OFFICES, VILLENEUVE COUNTY, QUE.
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LIB

Alexis Pierre Caron (Parliamentary Secretary to the Postmaster General)

Liberal

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

The net profit

made by each of the post offices in the county of Villeneuve for the fiscal years 1962, 1963 and 1964 is not available. Complete alloca-

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tion of all costs chargeable to the conduct of operations and the provision of services in each individual post office is not being made and cannot be provided.

Topic:   * ROYAL COMMISSION QUESTIONS TO MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT
Subtopic:   PROFITS OF POST OFFICES, VILLENEUVE COUNTY, QUE.
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PUBLIC WORKS EXPENDITURES, VILLENEUVE COUNTY, QUE.

RA

Mr. Caouelie

Ralliement Créditiste

Questions

1. What amount was spent by the Department

of Public Works in municipalities in the County of Villeneuve during the years 1962-63-64?

2. On what projects were sums spent?

3. Does the Department have projects under way and, if so, what are they?

Topic:   * ROYAL COMMISSION QUESTIONS TO MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT
Subtopic:   PUBLIC WORKS EXPENDITURES, VILLENEUVE COUNTY, QUE.
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LIB

Louis-Joseph-Lucien Cardin (Minister of Public Works)

Liberal

Hon. Lucien Cardin (Minister of Public Works):

1 and 2.

Location Project 1961-62 1962-3 1963-64Bourlamaque Maintenance and operation $ 4,063.80 $ 4,094.45 $ 4,464.47Cadillac Maintenance and operation 1,405.00 1,440.00 1,440.00Survey for Post Office 521.58Duparquet Survey for Post Office 750.00Lac Blouin Survey 345.00Lac Boyer Survey 425.00 Lac Demontigny Water lot 50.00Lac Dessarat Dredging 810.86 8,318.65 200.00Lac Duparquet Wharf repairs 7,501.00Lac La Motte Dredging 200.00 Lac Lemoyne Advertising 20.40Lac Lois Wharf construction and survey 2,091.71 3,779.75 Water lot, repairs to concrete walls 2,635.80Lac Maurier Wharf construction 7,003.80 Lac Preissac Wharf repairs 4,253.30 2,771.27Malartic Maintenance and operation 7,977.08 7,529.88 10,226.96Repairs and re-roofing 6,233.50 Wharf repairs - 3,012.47 5,363.06Noranda Maintenance and operation 12,697.19 14,963.97 18,351.09Riviere Solitaire Demolition and reconstruction of wharf 6,625.00 Rouyn Maintenance and operation 11,119.27 8,599.18 10,185.51To complete additions and alterations 35,128.17 Site and legal fees 6,001.14 Val d'Or Maintenance and operation 10,743.03 10,876.68 14,185.11Maintenance and operation 20,733.90 10,976.70 13,602.52Construction of wharf - - 13,960.493. Yes. Duparquet, Construction of Post Office building; Evain, Construction of Revenue Post Office building; Remigny, Wharf repairs; Val d'Or, Construction of R.C.M.P. detachment building.

Topic:   * ROYAL COMMISSION QUESTIONS TO MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT
Subtopic:   PUBLIC WORKS EXPENDITURES, VILLENEUVE COUNTY, QUE.
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TOLL BRIDGE, FORT FRANCES, ONT.

NDP

Mr. Fisher

New Democratic Party

1. Has the Board of Transport Commissioners any responsibility for the toll bridge between Canada and the United States at Fort Frances, Ontario; if so, what were the total number of passengers or vehicles which crossed this bridge in the past five years and what was the income received by the owners of the bridge in that period?

2. For the past ten years, how much have the owners spent on repairs or changes in the bridge structure?

3. Is the bridge transit company a directly owned subsidiary of the Minnesota and Ontario Paper Company; if so, where is the head office of this corporation?

4. How many such toll bridges in private hands exist between Canada and the United States?

Topic:   * ROYAL COMMISSION QUESTIONS TO MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT
Subtopic:   TOLL BRIDGE, FORT FRANCES, ONT.
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LIB

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

Liberal

Mr. Jean-Charles Caniin (Parliamentary Secretary io Minister of Transport):

The

Board of Transport Commissioners for Canada advises as follows:

1. Yes. Pursuant to section 42 of the Railway Act, the Board of Transport Commis-

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Questions

sioners for Canada has a toll jurisdiction. According to the records of the board based on the reports received, the total number of passengers for the five year period 1960-64 inclusive is 3,251,650. The total number of vehicles which crossed the bridge during the same period is 2,483,692 and the total net income for the same period is $215,294.

2. The figures available cover only the period 1959 to 1964 inclusive. During that period, the total amount spent on repairs is $108,997 or an average of $18,166 per year.

3. Yes. The head office address is North-star Centre, 7th and Marquette Streets, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55402.

4. Two bridges and one tunnel.

Topic:   * ROYAL COMMISSION QUESTIONS TO MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT
Subtopic:   TOLL BRIDGE, FORT FRANCES, ONT.
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CENTENNIAL PROJECTS, BRUCE COUNTY

May 5, 1965