February 2, 1966

PC

Mr. Brand

Progressive Conservative

1. Has a decision been reached to build another mint in western Canada?

2. If so, has any consideration been given to the use of handicapped individuals in positions relative to their degree of incapacity?

Topic:   CANADIAN MONEY SUPPLY
Subtopic:   CONSTRUCTION OF MINT, WESTERN CANADA
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LIB

Mitchell William Sharp (Minister of Finance and Receiver General)

Liberal

Hon. Mitchell Sharp (Minister of Finance):

1. No.

2. Not applicable.

Topic:   CANADIAN MONEY SUPPLY
Subtopic:   CONSTRUCTION OF MINT, WESTERN CANADA
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PEMBINA RIVER DEVELOPMENT REPORT

PC

Mr. Muir (Lisgar)

Progressive Conservative

Has the government received a report from the International Joint Commission respecting the Pembina river development project and, if so, what are the proposals, and what action is contemplated by the government?

Topic:   CANADIAN MONEY SUPPLY
Subtopic:   PEMBINA RIVER DEVELOPMENT REPORT
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LIB

Donald Stovel Macdonald (Parliamentary Secretary to the Secretary of State for External Affairs)

Liberal

Mr. Donald S. Macdonald (Parliamentary Secretary to Secretary of State for External Affairs):

The answer to the first part of the question is no, therefore the second two questions are not applicable.

Topic:   CANADIAN MONEY SUPPLY
Subtopic:   PEMBINA RIVER DEVELOPMENT REPORT
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CANADA LABOUR CODE DEFERMENTS

NDP

Mr. Douglas

New Democratic Party

1. What companies have been granted deferment from the operation of Part 1 of the Canada Labour (Standards) Code?

2. Who submitted the application for deferment in each case?

3. What was the reason given for asking for a deferment in each case?

4. For how long has each deferment been granted?

Topic:   CANADIAN MONEY SUPPLY
Subtopic:   CANADA LABOUR CODE DEFERMENTS
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LIB

Bryce Stuart Mackasey (Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Labour)

Liberal

Mr. B. S. Mackasey (Parliamentary Secretary to Minister of Labour):

1. Canadian

National Railways in respect of longshoremen employed at the Canadian National Railways ferry terminal at North Sydney, Nova Scotia.

2. Railway Association of Canada. The International Longshoremen's Association agreed to the application for deferment.

3. The reason given by the Railway Association of Canada was that the introduction of standard hours of work or the maximum hours of work under part I would be seriously detrimental to the operation.

4. For a period of eighteen months from the first day of October, 1965.

Topic:   CANADIAN MONEY SUPPLY
Subtopic:   CANADA LABOUR CODE DEFERMENTS
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MANAGEMENT SURVEY, LABOUR DEPARTMENT

PC

Mr. Siarr (Official Opposition House Leader; Progressive Conservative Party House Leader)

Progressive Conservative

1. Was there a management survey made of the Department of Labour in 1965?

2. What was the purpose of this survey?

3. What were the terms of reference?

4. Were tenders called for the purpose of this

survey? .

5. How many tenders were received?

6. Was the lowest tender accepted?

7. What was the name of the firm which was the successful tenderer and conducted the survey?

8. What was the total cost of this survey?

9. Has a report been submitted by the firm conducting the survey?

10. Is this report available for public scrutiny?

Mr. B. S. Mackasey (Parliamentary

Secretary to Minister of Labour): 1. Yes.

2. Principally to examine the manpower activities of the department with a view to developing an effective organizational structure.

3. (a) To study the functions and organization of the National Employment Service and other branches of the department directly engaged in activities relating to the development and use of manpower at departmental headquarters and representative regional and local field offices; (b) To examine the functions and organization of the other branches

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of the department in relation to that of the department as a whole; (c) To develop and recommend an organizational structure and division of responsibilities at all significant levels, including effective working relationships, to meet the developing needs of the department in the accomplishment of its objectives in manpower and other fields of endeavour.

4. Yes.

5. Five.

6. Yes.

7. Woods, Gordon and Company, 75 Wellington Street, Toronto, Ontario.

8. $40,250.

9. Yes.

10. Yes, a limited number of copies were prepared and circulated initially on a restricted basis; these can be made available to members of parliament for examination.

Topic:   CANADIAN MONEY SUPPLY
Subtopic:   MANAGEMENT SURVEY, LABOUR DEPARTMENT
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HALIFAX-PAY RATES AT MOTOR TRANSPORT SECTION

NDP

Mr. Douglas

New Democratic Party

1. What is the rate of pay at H.M.C. Dockyard, Halifax, for the following employee classifications

(a) driver (b) light equipment operator (c) driver (heavy), and (d) heavy equipment operator?

2. What is the rate of pay at H.M.C.S, Shearwater for the same classifications?

3. If there is a difference in the rates of pay at the two establishments, what is the reason for the difference?

4. Is a shift differential paid to workers employed in the motor transport section at H.M.C. Dockyard?

5. Is a shift differential paid to workers employed in the motor transport section at H.M.C.S. Shearwater?

6. If there is a difference in treatment to these workers at the two establishments, what is the reason for the difference?

7. What is the rate of pay to members of the motor transport section at H.M.C. Dockyard who work on statutory holidays?

8. What is the rate of pay to members of the motor transport section at H.M.C.S. Shearwater who work on statutory holidays?

9. If there is a difference in treatment to these workers at the two establishments, what is the reason for the difference?

Topic:   CANADIAN MONEY SUPPLY
Subtopic:   HALIFAX-PAY RATES AT MOTOR TRANSPORT SECTION
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?

Hon. Leo. Cadieux@Associate Minister of National Defence

1. (a) Driver, $2.05; (b)

Light equipment operator, $2.10; (c) Driver (heavy), $2.25; (d) Heavy equipment operator, $2.35.

2. (a) Driver, $1.85; (b) Light equipment operator, $1.90; (c) Driver (heavy), $2.05; (d) Heavy equipment operator, $2.15.

3. Rates of pay for prevailing rate employees at H.M.C. Dockyard, Halifax, N.S., are determined by reference to the rates paid by

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seven shipyards in the maritimes and St. Lawrence areas, whereas the rates for the motor transport section at H.M.C.S. Shearwater are determined by reference to prevailing rates in the transport industry.

4. Yes.

5. No.

6. See answer to question 3.

7. Triple time.

8. Double time and one half.

9. See answer to question 3.

Topic:   CANADIAN MONEY SUPPLY
Subtopic:   HALIFAX-PAY RATES AT MOTOR TRANSPORT SECTION
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SEED OATS AVAILABLE

RA

Mr. Godin

Ralliement Créditiste

1. What are the available amounts of seed oats for grade registered and grade certified offered in Canada for the spring of 1966?

2. What were the available amounts of seed oats offered in 1965, for the same dates for grade registered and grade certified?

Topic:   CANADIAN MONEY SUPPLY
Subtopic:   SEED OATS AVAILABLE
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LIB

John James Greene (Minister of Agriculture)

Liberal

Hon. J. J. Greene (Minister of Agriculture):

1. No statistics are available to indicate the quantities of registered and certified seed oats that are offered for sale in Canada. However, based on the estimated production in 1965 of these classes, it is estimated that there will be about 660,000 bushels of registered seed and 1,100,000 bushels of certified seed graded and sealed which may be offered for sale for seeding in the spring of 1966.

2. In the 1964-65 season there were 700,091 bushels of registered seed oats and 1,265,868 bushels of certified seed oats graded and sealed and it is presumed that this seed was offered for sale for seeding in 1965.

Topic:   CANADIAN MONEY SUPPLY
Subtopic:   SEED OATS AVAILABLE
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DIRECT DEALING BY PROVINCES WITH I.L.O.

IND

Mr. Allard

Independent Progressive Conservative

1. During the recent federal-provincial conference, attended by the provincial ministers of labour and federal authorities, was it decided to revise the procedure for the signing of international labour agreements?

2. Have certain provinces expressed their intention to the government of dealing directly with the International Labour Organization?

Topic:   CANADIAN MONEY SUPPLY
Subtopic:   DIRECT DEALING BY PROVINCES WITH I.L.O.
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LIB

Bryce Stuart Mackasey (Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Labour)

Liberal

Mr. B. S. Mackasey (Parliamentary Secretary to Minister of Labour):

1. No.

2. No.

Topic:   CANADIAN MONEY SUPPLY
Subtopic:   DIRECT DEALING BY PROVINCES WITH I.L.O.
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LABOUR RELATIONS BOARD JUDGMENT, CNTU APPLICATION

February 2, 1966