May 19, 1965

DORCHESTER COUNTY RESIDENTS IN PRISON

RA

Mr. Boutin

Ralliement Créditiste

1. How many prisoners from Dorchester county are presently serving sentences of imprisonment of (a) 20 years and over (b) 15 years and over (c) between 10 and 15 years (d) between 5 and 10 years (e) between 2 and 5 years (f) less than 2 years?

2. How are these prisoners distributed by parish in this county'

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Subtopic:   DORCHESTER COUNTY RESIDENTS IN PRISON
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LIB

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

Liberal

Mr. D. S. Macdonald (Parliamentary Secretary to Minister of Justice):

1. Seven inmates from Dorchester county are presently serving sentences of imprisonment in penitentiaries of the province of Quebec for periods of time listed hereafter: (a) 20 years and over, nil; (b) 15 years and over, nil; (c) between 10 and 15 years, nil; (d) between 5 and 10 years, 4; (e) between 2 and 5 years, 3; (f) inmates sentenced to terms of 2 years or less are incarcerated in provincial institutions. Related statistics are not available to this department.

2. The inmates referred to above originate from the following parishes: Frampton, 1; St.

Anselme, 1; St. Benjamin, 1; Ste Claire, 1;

Questions

St. Leon de Standon, 1; St. Prosper, 1; St. Malachie, 1.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   DORCHESTER COUNTY RESIDENTS IN PRISON
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TENDER SYSTEM FOR R.C.M.P. AUTOMOBILES

PC

Mr. Jorgenson

Progressive Conservative

Has the system for tendering on R.C.M.P. automobiles changed and, if so, what is the one presently in effect?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   TENDER SYSTEM FOR R.C.M.P. AUTOMOBILES
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LIB

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

Liberal

Hon. C. M. Drury (Minisfer of Indusiry):

Yes. Quotations for vehicles required by the R.C.M.P. are presently being obtained by the Department of Defence Production from the vehicle manufacturers on a "no trade in" basis. Delivery of the new vehicle is being made through the manufacturers' dealer body and this body is also providing the required warranty service. Disposal of the used vehicle is being carried out by Crown Assets Disposal Corporation.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   TENDER SYSTEM FOR R.C.M.P. AUTOMOBILES
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GRANT FOR PERFORMING ARTS FESTIVAL

NDP

Mr. Howe (Hamilton South)

New Democratic Party

Has the government authorized a grant of $3,300,000 to the Centennial Commission for a Festival of the Performing Arts to be held during Centennial year and, if so, on what date was such authorization given?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   GRANT FOR PERFORMING ARTS FESTIVAL
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LIB

Maurice Lamontagne (Secretary of State of Canada)

Liberal

Hon. Maurice Lamontagne (Secretary of State):

On March 31, 1965, the Treasury Board authorized the Centennial Commission, in accordance with sections 9 (2) (c) and 9 (3) (b) of the Centennial of Canadian Confederation Act, to develop and administer a program of the performing arts and to charge the cost of the project (estimated at $3,300,000) to Secretary of State, Vote 30-"Centennial Commission Programs and projects of national significance including grants towards such programs and projects-Other Projects", of the Estimates for 1965-66 and subsequent fiscal years, subject to the provision of funds by Parliament.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   GRANT FOR PERFORMING ARTS FESTIVAL
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TRANSLATION OF FEDERAL STATUTES

?

Mr. Malheson

1. Has the government received criticisms with respect to the quality of the translations into English or into French of federal statutes?

2. In light of the possibility of different legal interpretations to English and French versions of federal statutes, has the government given consideration to (a) improved translations to legal statutes (b) the printing of English and French versions of federal statutes side by side?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   TRANSLATION OF FEDERAL STATUTES
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LIB

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

Liberal

Mr. D. S. Macdonald (Parliameniary Secretary to Minister of Justice):

1. No, but it

is recognized that improvements can be made.

May 19. 1965

Questions

2. Steps are being taken within the Department of Justice to establish a system so as to ensure juridical accuracy of both versions. Both questions (a) and (b) will also be referred to the Statute Revision Commission for consideration.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   TRANSLATION OF FEDERAL STATUTES
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REGULATIONS RESPECTING POULTRY PROCESSING

NDP

Mr. Howe (Wellington-

New Democratic Party

Huron):

1. What are the regulations that must he followed by a Canadian processor of poultry as outlined by the Health of Animals Branch of the Department of Agriculture?

2. Has the Department of Agriculture regulations similar to those imposed by the American Department of Agriculture and if, not, in what respect do they differ?

3. What percentage of the American processors exporting to Canada comply with the regulations as laid out by the Health of Animals Branch of the Canadian Department of Agriculture?

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Subtopic:   REGULATIONS RESPECTING POULTRY PROCESSING
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LIB

Harry William Hays (Minister of Agriculture)

Liberal

Hon. Harry W. Hays (Minister of Agriculture):

1. The regulations of the Canada Meat Inspection Act.

2. Yes.

3. All products entering Canada must be consistent with the provisions of the Canada Meat Inspection Act.

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Subtopic:   REGULATIONS RESPECTING POULTRY PROCESSING
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POULTRY DISEASES DETECTED THROUGH EXAMINATION OF FEET

NDP

Mr. Howe (Wellington-

New Democratic Party

Huron):

1. What are the diseases common in poultry that may be detected through an examination of the feet of the birds?

2. What was the total number of chickens slaughtered in Ontario in the period from January 1, 1965 to March 31, 1965?

3. Of the total number of birds slaughtered, how many carcasses were condemned due to disease which was detected through an examination of the feet?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   POULTRY DISEASES DETECTED THROUGH EXAMINATION OF FEET
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LIB

Harry William Hays (Minister of Agriculture)

Liberal

Hon. Harry W. Hays (Minister of Agriculture):

1. Among the more prevalent diseases in poultry which may be detected through examination of the feet are perosis, synovitis, arthritis, leucosis and avitaminosis.

2. 10,908,823 birds were slaughtered at inspected establishments in Ontario between January 1, 1965 and March 31, 1965.

3. Figures are not available since statistics relative to diseases detected through specific inspection of feet are not maintained.

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Subtopic:   POULTRY DISEASES DETECTED THROUGH EXAMINATION OF FEET
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CONSTRUCTION OF R.CM.P. QUARTERS, ARBORG, MAN.

PC

Mr. Stefanson

Progressive Conservative

Has the government plans to build R.C.M.P. Detachment Quarters during the present fiscal year at Arborg. Manitoba and, if so, what type of De-

tachment Quarters do the plans call for and when will tenders be called?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   CONSTRUCTION OF R.CM.P. QUARTERS, ARBORG, MAN.
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May 19, 1965