October 26, 1966

IMMIGRATION

COMMONS MEMBERS OF JOINT COMMITTEE TO CONSIDER WHITE PAPER

LIB

J.-E. Bernard Pilon (Chief Government Whip; Whip of the Liberal Party)

Liberal

Mr. Bernard Pilon (Chambly-Rouville) moved:

That a message be sent to the Senate to acquaint Their Honours that having united with them in the formation of a special Joint Committee to examine and report upon the White Paper on Immigration tabled in the House of Commons by the Minister of Manpower and Immigration on October 14, 1966, the Members to serve on this Committee for the House of Commons will be Messrs. Aiken, Badanai, Baldwin, Bell (Carleton), Brewin, Crossman, Deachman, Dinsdale, Enns, Haidasz, Klein, Laprise, Macaluso, Munro, Nasserden, Orlikow, Pelletier, Prud'homme, Reid, Regimbal, Skoreyko, Tremblay, Wahn and Watson (Chateauguay-Hun-tingdon-Laprairie).

Topic:   IMMIGRATION
Subtopic:   COMMONS MEMBERS OF JOINT COMMITTEE TO CONSIDER WHITE PAPER
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Motion agreed to.


PUBLIC ACCOUNTS


Seventh report of standing committee on public accounts-Mr. Hales.


QUESTIONS


(Questions answered orally are indicated by an asterisk.)


MEDICAL CLINIC, FORT SMITH, N.W.T.

LIB

Mr. Orange

Liberal

Does the Department of National Health and Welfare have any plans for moving the location of the medical clinic in Fort Smith from its present site to the Fort Smith general hospital and (a) if so, when (b) if not, does the department propose to provide additional or alternate clinical services to this community?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   MEDICAL CLINIC, FORT SMITH, N.W.T.
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LIB

Allan Joseph MacEachen (Minister of National Health and Welfare; Minister of Amateur Sport)

Liberal

Hon. A. J. MacEachen (Minister of National Health and Welfare):

No. At one time such a move was planned but discarded when the cost of necessary alterations became known,

(a) Not applicable, (b) Yes. This project has a high priority in the five year (1967-1972) health plan of the Department of National Health and Welfare proposed for the Northwest Territories.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   MEDICAL CLINIC, FORT SMITH, N.W.T.
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REDEVELOPMENT OF LEBRETON FLATS. OTTAWA

PC

Mr. Bell (Carleton)

Progressive Conservative

1. What has been the total cost to date of redevelopment of LeBreton flats in the national capital, broken down into (a) cost of acquiral of land and buildings (b) cost of demolition (c) other costs, specifying same?

2. What additional costs, under each of these headings, are anticipated prior to the commencement of building construction or other utilization of the area?

3. What is the total acreage which has been acquired?

4. Of this, what has been set aside for (a) building construction, specifying proposed use (b) parkways (c) streets (d) parking areas and structures (e) parks (f) others, specifying proposed use?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   REDEVELOPMENT OF LEBRETON FLATS. OTTAWA
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LIB

George James McIlraith (Minister of Public Works; Leader of the Government in the House of Commons; Liberal Party House Leader)

Liberal

Hon. G. J. Mcllrailh (Minister of Public Works):

1. The total cost of redevelopment of LeBreton flats in the national capital, broken down into: (a) cost of acquired land and buildings, $17,791,139.37; (b) cost of demolition, $335,000; (c) cost of improvements to roadways, curbing drainage, culverts, bridges, and landscaping, $206,750.39.

The above amounts have been expended to date.

2. Estimated additional costs anticipated prior to commencement of building construction or other utilization of the area are as follows: (a) $1,000,000 for land and building acquisition; (b) $50,000 for demolition; (c) Other costs, $500,000 for roadways; $1,000,000 for utilities prior to scheduled occupation of portion of site by Department of Public Works for construction of Department of National Defence headquarters.

3. The total area acquired is 145 acres, composed as follows: (a) 56 acres expropriated;

(b) 60 acres to N.C.C. from C.P.R. under railway relocation scheme; (c) 29 acres reclaimed from Nepean bay.

This does not include the 18 acres occupied by the streets.

4. Land, including streets, has been set aside for the following uses: (a) Buildings, national defence headquarters, 27 acres; other federal government buildings, 34 acres; reserved for buildings, 16 acres; total, 77 acres, (b) Parkways, 32 acres, (c) Streets and proposed freeway right of way, 42 acres, (d) Parking areas and structures, 8 acres, (e) Parks, 4 acres. Total, 163 acres.

October 26, 1966

Questions

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   REDEVELOPMENT OF LEBRETON FLATS. OTTAWA
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PAYMENTS TO QUEBEC UNDER SOCIAL PROGRAMS

RA

Mr. Godin

Ralliement Créditiste

1. Under the federal-provincial social allowances programs, does the federal government make payments to the province of Quebec (a) according to a list of names (b) in a total amount (c) at the beginning or at the end of a given period?

2. What was the total amount paid by the federal government to the province of Quebec in 1964 under this plan?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   PAYMENTS TO QUEBEC UNDER SOCIAL PROGRAMS
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LIB

Allan Joseph MacEachen (Minister of National Health and Welfare; Minister of Amateur Sport)

Liberal

Hon. A. J. MacEachen (Minister of National Health and Welfare):

1. During 1964 payments to the Province of Quebec for social allowances (allocation sociales) were made on the basis of reimbursement claims submitted under the Old Age Assistance Act, the Blind Persons Act and the Disabled Persons Act. (a) Claims under these Acts were supported with lists showing number of recipients and amounts paid, (b) The claims were submitted by the province at the end of each month to cover expenditures made during the month,

(c) See answer (b) above.

2. Federal payments to Quebec during the year 1964 were: Old Age Assistance, $15,951,007; Blind Persons, $1,830,146; Disabled Persons, $8,835,114; Total, $26,616,267.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   PAYMENTS TO QUEBEC UNDER SOCIAL PROGRAMS
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PROSECUTING COUNSEL AGAINST J. H. VAN ULAR, CAP ROUGE, QUE.

PC

Mr. Graffley

Progressive Conservative

What law firm is acting as counsel for the prosecution, in an action taken against J. H. van Ular, of 14 de la Riviere, Cape Rouge, Quebec, which commenced in June 1965?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   PROSECUTING COUNSEL AGAINST J. H. VAN ULAR, CAP ROUGE, QUE.
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LIB

Allan Joseph MacEachen (Minister of National Health and Welfare; Minister of Amateur Sport)

Liberal

Hon. A. J. MacEachen (Minister of National Health and Welfare):

Mr. Roger Gosselin, 466 Couronne Street, Quebec city, P.Q.

CANADA PENSION PLAN INVESTMENT FUND Question No. 1,996

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   PROSECUTING COUNSEL AGAINST J. H. VAN ULAR, CAP ROUGE, QUE.
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October 26, 1966