April 26, 1967

FERRY SERVICE RATES, BORDEN-CAPE TORMENTINE

PC

Mr. Macquarrie

Progressive Conservative

1. Is it still the intention of the government that hearings he held by the Canadian Maritime Commission into the rates charged on the Borden-Cape Tormentine ferry service?

2. If so, when are such hearings to be commenced?

3. What groups or individuals have Indicated a desire to appear before the commission?

4. Did the government of Prince Edward Island protest the increase in rates and, if so, on what date?

5. Has the government of Prince Edward Island proposed changes in the management and operation of the ferry service?

6. If so, when were such changes suggested?

7. Has the government of Prince Edward Island requested a withdrawal of the Canadian National Railways from the operation of the ferry service?

8. If such suggestions and requests were made, what is the date of the reply to same?

9. What is the nature of the reply given?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   FERRY SERVICE RATES, BORDEN-CAPE TORMENTINE
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LIB

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

Liberal

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

1. Yes.

2. Under discussion between federal and provincial government officials. Decision will be announced in due course.

3. Maritime Transportation Commission.

4. Yes, May 10, 1966.

5. Yes.

6. In letters from premier of Prince Edward Island to Prime Minister Sept. 6, Sept. 12, 1966.

7. Yes.

8. Sept. 22, 1966.

9. Matter referred to federal Ministers of Transport and Labour for consideration.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   FERRY SERVICE RATES, BORDEN-CAPE TORMENTINE
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WRITTEN QUESTIONS AND MOTIONS FOR PAPERS

LIB

Albert Béchard (Parliamentary Secretary to the Secretary of State of Canada)

Liberal

Mr. M. A. Bechard (Parliamentary Secretary to Secretary of State):

The following brings the statistics up to date on questions and motions for the production of papers.

No. of No. of

Session Parliament No. of written Starred motionsYear No. No. sittings questions questions for papers1964-65 2nd 26th 248 3,063 319 3861965 3rd 26th 53 876 60 109

Insofar as the present session is concerned: 2,922 questions have appeared on the order paper and 2,802 have been answered.

232 starred questions have appeared on the order paper and 222 have been answered.

369 orders for returns have been passed and 352 have been tabled.

[Mr. Pickersgill.l

Topic:   WRITTEN QUESTIONS AND MOTIONS FOR PAPERS
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FEDERAL CONTRIBUTION TO PROVINCIAL CENTENNIAL PROJECTS

PC

Mr. Macquarrie

Progressive Conservative

1. What is the total contribution of the government of Canada towards the construction of the centennial project of Prince Edward Island, namely, the provincial administrative building formerly designated as the Shaw centre?

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2. What is the total contribution of the government to the construction of the New Brunswick centennial project, the provincial office building in Fredericton?

3. What has been the contribution of the dominion government towards similar centennial projects in each of the other provinces?

Topic:   WRITTEN QUESTIONS AND MOTIONS FOR PAPERS
Subtopic:   FEDERAL CONTRIBUTION TO PROVINCIAL CENTENNIAL PROJECTS
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LIB

Julia Verlyn (Judy) LaMarsh (Secretary of State of Canada)

Liberal

Hon. Judy V. LaMarsh (Secretary of State):

I am informed by the centennial commission as follows: 1. Nil.

2. $2.5 million.

3. The centennial commission is contributing toward the construction of similar projects, i.e. confederation memorial projects, in the other provinces as follows: Newfoundland, $2.5 million; Prince Edward Island, $2.8 million; Nova Scotia, $2.5 million; Quebec, $2.8 million; Ontario, $2.5 million; Manitoba, $2.5 million; Saskatchewan, $2.5 million; Alberta, $2.5 million; British Columbia, $2.5 million; Yukon, $250,000; Northwest Territories, $250,000.

Topic:   WRITTEN QUESTIONS AND MOTIONS FOR PAPERS
Subtopic:   FEDERAL CONTRIBUTION TO PROVINCIAL CENTENNIAL PROJECTS
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INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT AND FARM CREDIT LOANS, QUEBEC AND ONTARIO

RA

Mr. Caouette

Ralliement Créditiste

1. How many loans were granted by the industrial development bank in the province of Quebec and in the province of Ontario during the years 1963, 1964, 1965 and 1966?

2. How many applications for loans did the farm credit corporation receive from the provinces of Quebec and Ontario during the years 1964, 1965 and 1966?

3. How many of these applications for loans were granted by the corporation during those same years?

Topic:   WRITTEN QUESTIONS AND MOTIONS FOR PAPERS
Subtopic:   INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT AND FARM CREDIT LOANS, QUEBEC AND ONTARIO
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LIB

Julia Verlyn (Judy) LaMarsh (Secretary of State of Canada)

Liberal

Hon. Judy V. LaMarsh (Secreiary of Stale):

I am informed by the Departments of Finance and Agriculture as follows: 1. As indicated on page 12 of the annual report of the Industrial Development Bank, the following number of loans was made by the bank in the provinces of Quebec and Ontario in the

fiscal years ended September 30, 1963, 1964,

1965 and 1966. 1963 1964 1965 1966Quebec 395 439 485 450Ontario 676 675 684 7522. Fiscal Year Quebec Ontario 1964-65 1908 25911965-66 1636 24951966-67 1979 22803. Fiscal Year Quebec Ontario 1964-65 1354 21311965-66 1140 22101966-67 1522 2042

Questions

Topic:   WRITTEN QUESTIONS AND MOTIONS FOR PAPERS
Subtopic:   INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT AND FARM CREDIT LOANS, QUEBEC AND ONTARIO
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EGG STABILIZATION PAYMENTS

PC

Mr. Korchinski

Progressive Conservative

1. In the last five years, by provinces (a) how many egg producers received payments from the agricultural stabilization board (b) how much was paid to these egg producers?

2. In what year was the minimum shipment requirement of eggs established?

3. In each of the last five years, by provinces, how many egg producers shipped between (a) 500 and 4,000 dozen per year (b) 500 and 10,000 dozen per year (c) over 10,000 dozen per year?

Topic:   WRITTEN QUESTIONS AND MOTIONS FOR PAPERS
Subtopic:   EGG STABILIZATION PAYMENTS
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LIB

John James Greene (Minister of Agriculture)

Liberal

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

1. (a) and (b) During the past five years deficiency payments were made to egg producers in the years ending September 30, 1962, 1964 and 1965. No payments were necessary in the years 1963 and 1966.

Listed below are tables outlining the number of producers and payments made, by provinces.

October 1, 1961 to September 30, 1962.

No. producers Payments

Nfld. 15 $ 579.70P.E.I. 911 11,653.47N.S. 253 5,976.38N.B. 116 2,745.84Que. 3,370 69,446.16Ont. 18,020 375,056.17Man. 4,409 60,322.97Sask. 2,855 19,710.05Alta. 5,644 59,417.04B.C. 863 27,692.51Canada 36,456 $632,600.29October 1, 1963 to September 30, 1964.No. Producers PaymentsNfld. 17 $ 1,246.64P.E.I. 635 19,065.40N.S. 176 10,228.16N.B. 97 6,275.92Que. 2,034 98,938.92Ont. 12,383 563,786.18Man. 3,098 102,710.54Sask. 1,695 28,847.46Alta. 3,483 84,721.64B.C. 599 41,857.12Canada 24,217 $957,677.98October 1, 1964 to September 30, 1965. No. Producers PaymentsNfld. 39 6,364.42P.E.I. 682 45,131.78N.S. 172 22,546.46N.B. 154 20,804.27Que. 2,296 247,385.61Ont. 11,802 1,119,118.27Man. 2,679 207,129.36Sask. 1,158 50,254.98Alta. 3,063 168,008.31B.C. 538 83,311.47Canada 22,583 $1,970,054.93

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Questions

2. In 1965/66 when adjustments were made respecting minimum and maximum shipments eligible for deficiency payment.

3. Data about shipments by producers only available in years deficiency payments made. Since deficiency payments have not been made yet in years where eligibility extended to more than 4,000 dozen shipped, data are not available to segregate numbers of producers shipping in excess of 4,000 dozen but not in excess of 10,000 dozen.

The following data set out the number of producers receiving payment for shipments of (a) 500 to 3,999 dozen, and (b) 4,000 dozen or over, and (c) payments to producers in total for both categories.

Year ending September 30, 1962.

500-3999 Total payment 4,000 doz. both

doz. & over categoriesNfld. 1 14 579.70P.E.I. 634 49 11,026.40N.S. 72 120 5,823.30N.B. 40 48 2,686.24Que. 1,754 936 67,680.44Ont. 11,151 4,095 367,691.68Man. 2,320 550 56,929.45Sask. 983 105 16,497.76Alta. 2,741 379 53,749.74B.C. 212 586 27,513.87Canada 19,908 6,882 $610,178.58Year ending September 30, 1964. Nfld. 2 15 1,246.64P.E.I. 441 65 18,326.78N.S. 41 108 10,092.84N.B. 26 65 6,255.66Que. 831 802 97,375.68Ont. 7,436 3,415 555,178.42Man. 1,512 633 98,098.34Sask. 623 114 24,979.14Alta. 1,724 352 77,814.02B.C. 114 462 41,727.56Canada 12,750 6,031 $931,095.08Year ending September 30, 1965. Nfld. 6 33 6,364.42P.E.I. 481 66 43,601.42N.S. 44 112 22,347.94N.B. 52 93 20,717.67Que. 1,000 963 243,611.27Ont. 7,240 3,115 1,102,748.49Man. 1,297 666 200,181.28Sask. 439 121 45,199.18Alta. 1,566 374 156,984.62B.C. 76 442 83,077.44Canada 12,201 5,985 $1,924,833.73

Topic:   WRITTEN QUESTIONS AND MOTIONS FOR PAPERS
Subtopic:   EGG STABILIZATION PAYMENTS
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C.B.C. NEWS REPORTS BY JOSEPH SCHLESINGER

PC

Mr. Webb

Progressive Conservative

1. Is Joseph Schlesinger a full time employee of the C.B.C.?

2. Reporting on the C.B.C. television news at 11 p.m. on February 16 on Prime Minister Wilson's return from Bonn, did Joseph Schlesinger report from London or Toronto?

3. Has the C.B.C. been putting on national newscasts featuring Mr. Schlesinger, purporting to be on the scene reports from Europe, actually delivered in Toronto and, if so, why are the viewers being misled into believing that he is abroad?

Topic:   WRITTEN QUESTIONS AND MOTIONS FOR PAPERS
Subtopic:   C.B.C. NEWS REPORTS BY JOSEPH SCHLESINGER
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LIB

Julia Verlyn (Judy) LaMarsh (Secretary of State of Canada)

Liberal

Hon. Judy V. LaMarsh (Secretary of Siaie):

I am informed by the C.B.C. as follows: 1. Yes.

2. Mr. Schlesinger reported from Toronto on February 16.

3. All reports made by Mr. Schlesinger on the national T.V. news have originated in Toronto. No attempt has been made to suggest overseas origination.

Topic:   WRITTEN QUESTIONS AND MOTIONS FOR PAPERS
Subtopic:   C.B.C. NEWS REPORTS BY JOSEPH SCHLESINGER
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HIPPOLYTE LAFONTAINE TUNNEL-CANADIAN FLAG AT OPENING

LIB

Mr. Isabelle

Liberal

Where was the Canadian flag placed during the ceremony for the opening of the Louis-Hippolyte Lafontaine tunnel?

Topic:   WRITTEN QUESTIONS AND MOTIONS FOR PAPERS
Subtopic:   HIPPOLYTE LAFONTAINE TUNNEL-CANADIAN FLAG AT OPENING
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April 26, 1967