May 6, 1965

PC

Francis Alvin George Hamilton

Progressive Conservative

Hon. Alvin Hamilton (Qu'Appelle):

I have a supplementary question on the same line, Mr. Speaker. The subject matter raised by the hon. Member for Burnaby-Coquitlam is exactly the same point that I am concerned about. I wonder whether the Prime Minister could give us some assurance that he will take this matter up with the Minister of Northern Affairs and National Resources and the Minister of Trade and Commerce in order to get together and prepare for the House some form of considered statement about the disposal of these resources of oil, gas, minerals such as uranium, electricity and water, so that we are not forever being faced with these resources being taken away from us one at a time.

Topic:   URANIUM
Subtopic:   PARLIAMENTARY CONSIDERATION OF PROPOSED SALE TO FRANCE
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LIB

Lester Bowles Pearson (Prime Minister)

Liberal

Mr. Pearson:

Mr. Speaker, I certainly do not describe arrangements of the kind we contemplate as taking away our resources. We are marketing our resources with due regard to the interests of Canada. I think the subject is of very great importance, and I hope there will be an opportunity to debate it shortly in the terms mentioned by my hon. friend. There will be a supply motion on Monday; perhaps that would be a good occasion.

Topic:   URANIUM
Subtopic:   PARLIAMENTARY CONSIDERATION OF PROPOSED SALE TO FRANCE
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SOCIAL INSURANCE

PROSECUTIONS RESPECTING FAILURE TO OBTAIN NUMBERS


On the orders of the day:


SC

Guy Marcoux

Social Credit

Mr. Guy Marcoux (Quebec-Montmorency):

Mr. Speaker, I intended to direct a question to the Minister of Labour, but since he is not present I will address it to his parliamentary secretary.

Yesterday afternoon the hon. member for Red Deer (Mr. Thompson) asked a question concerning the registration of employees under a social insurance number. He was to receive an answer today. Since no answer was given I would like to ask the following question. Is it true that the only two charges laid by the minister were against Daniel E. Woodward and Canada Week Ltd.?

In the affirmative, why did the department not lay any other charge in this matter?

Topic:   SOCIAL INSURANCE
Subtopic:   PROSECUTIONS RESPECTING FAILURE TO OBTAIN NUMBERS
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LIB

James Allen (Jim) Byrne (Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Labour)

Liberal

Mr. J. A. Byrne (Parliamentary Secretary to Minister of Labour):

Mr. Speaker, I will ask the Department to look into this matter in order to answer the question that has been put by the hon. Member.

Topic:   SOCIAL INSURANCE
Subtopic:   PROSECUTIONS RESPECTING FAILURE TO OBTAIN NUMBERS
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FINANCE

PROVINCIAL OWNERSHIP OF SHARES IN CHARTERED BANKS


On the orders of the day:


RA

Gilles Grégoire

Ralliement Créditiste

Mr. Gilles Gregoire (Lapointe):

Mr. Speaker, I wish to ask the Prime Minister a question.

Can he tell us if at the next federal-provincial conference the present government intends to revise its position with regard to granting the provinces the right to hold shares in chartered banks? If so, does the Prime Minister intend to advise accordingly the provincial governments beforehand?

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Topic:   FINANCE
Subtopic:   PROVINCIAL OWNERSHIP OF SHARES IN CHARTERED BANKS
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LIB

Lester Bowles Pearson (Prime Minister)

Liberal

Right Hon. L. B. Pearson (Prime Minister):

Mr. Speaker, if my hon. friend will wait for a few minutes, the resolution on this matter will be before the House and the Government's position will be made clear.

Topic:   FINANCE
Subtopic:   PROVINCIAL OWNERSHIP OF SHARES IN CHARTERED BANKS
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NATIONAL DEFENCE

ARGUS AIRCRAFT-INQUIRY AS TO RETURN TO SERVICE


On the orders of the day:


PC

Douglas Scott Harkness

Progressive Conservative

Hon. D. S. Harkness (Calgary North):

Mr. Speaker, I should like to direct a question to the Minister of National Defence. Can the Minister inform the House the result of the inspection of the Argus aircraft, which was ordered a week or so ago consequent upon the discovery of a structural defect, as a result of which they were taken out of service? Could the Minister tell us what is the situation with regard to these aircraft now, and particularly when it is expected they will be put back into service?

Topic:   NATIONAL DEFENCE
Subtopic:   ARGUS AIRCRAFT-INQUIRY AS TO RETURN TO SERVICE
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LIB

Paul Theodore Hellyer (Minister of National Defence)

Liberal

Hon. Paul Hellyer (Minister of National Defence):

Mr. Speaker, I do not have the detailed answer to this question, as I did not have notice of it. The structural defect was found in a number of airplanes. They have been grounded and a new section is to be manufactured to replace the faulty one. There are some aircraft which are not faulty; these will be returned to service immediately. As soon as the ones that had faulty sections have been reworked and the new sections installed, then the same new, manufactured part will be applied to the other aircraft where no fault was found on the original inspection.

Topic:   NATIONAL DEFENCE
Subtopic:   ARGUS AIRCRAFT-INQUIRY AS TO RETURN TO SERVICE
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PC

Douglas Scott Harkness

Progressive Conservative

Mr. Harkness:

A supplementary question, Mr. Speaker. How many of the Argus aircraft, then, will be in service in the immediate future?

Topic:   NATIONAL DEFENCE
Subtopic:   ARGUS AIRCRAFT-INQUIRY AS TO RETURN TO SERVICE
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LIB

Paul Theodore Hellyer (Minister of National Defence)

Liberal

Mr. Hellyer:

A very limited number, Mr. Speaker. I cannot remember the number offhand. I think perhaps I could get it very quickly and send it to my hon. friend. I cannot recall the number, but it will not be too long before the new parts will be available for the balance and we will be able to put them back into service.

[DOT] (2:50 p.m.)

Topic:   NATIONAL DEFENCE
Subtopic:   ARGUS AIRCRAFT-INQUIRY AS TO RETURN TO SERVICE
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PC

Douglas Scott Harkness

Progressive Conservative

Mr. Harkness:

A further supplementary question. By what means is the surveillance which is ordinarily carried on by these aircraft now being performed?

Inquiries of the Ministry

Topic:   NATIONAL DEFENCE
Subtopic:   ARGUS AIRCRAFT-INQUIRY AS TO RETURN TO SERVICE
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May 6, 1965