April 26, 1967

LIB

Roger-Joseph Teillet (Minister of Veterans Affairs)

Liberal

Hon. Roger Teillel (Minister of Veterans Affairs):

1. Yes, such consideration has been given by the Canadian Pension Commission.

2. It was decided not to conduct such a survey because no unusual difficulty has been experienced in the award of appropriate disability pensions to these men.

3. This question has already been considered, but no action to conduct a survey similar to that undertaken in the case of Hong Kong veterans is contemplated for the same reason as mentioned in part 2.

Topic:   WRITTEN QUESTIONS AND MOTIONS FOR PAPERS
Subtopic:   PENSION COMMISSION SURVEY OF DIEPPE RAID SURVIVORS
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MAIL CONTRACT, R.R. 4, MONCTON, N.B.

PC

Mr. Fairweafher

Progressive Conservative

Will a mail carrier contract for Moncton rural route No. 4, New Brunswick, be advertised for tender in view of the fact that Irishtown post office is to be closed and its patrons and those of Irishtown rural route No. 2 are to be served by an extension of Moncton rural route No. 4?

April 26. 1967

Topic:   WRITTEN QUESTIONS AND MOTIONS FOR PAPERS
Subtopic:   MAIL CONTRACT, R.R. 4, MONCTON, N.B.
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LIB

Joseph Julien Jean-Pierre Côté (Postmaster General)

Liberal

Hon. Jean-Pierre Cote (Postmaster General):

No, the contractor on Moncton rural route No. 4 will have his payment increased pro rata in accordance with the terms of his contract to serve the additional mileage and boxholders.

Topic:   WRITTEN QUESTIONS AND MOTIONS FOR PAPERS
Subtopic:   MAIL CONTRACT, R.R. 4, MONCTON, N.B.
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CONSULTATIONS RESPECTING PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD RULES AND REGULATIONS

PC

Mr. Bell (Carleton)

Progressive Conservative

1. Were any discussions or consultations held by the public service staff relations board with staff associations or other representatives of the employees in the public service before the promulgation of the P.S.S.R.B. regulations and rules of procedure?

2. If so (a) with whom were such discussions or consultations held (b) what, in detail, was the nature of the discussions or consultations?

Topic:   WRITTEN QUESTIONS AND MOTIONS FOR PAPERS
Subtopic:   CONSULTATIONS RESPECTING PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD RULES AND REGULATIONS
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LIB

Walter Lockhart Gordon (President of the Privy Council)

Liberal

Hon. Waller L. Gordon (President of lhe Privy Council):

I am informed by the public service staff relations board as follows:

1. Yes.

2. (a) Consultations took place with representatives of the staff associations and labour bodies which appeared before the special joint committee. With respect to the consultations concerning the regulations appearing in the Canada Gazette of April 12, 1967, no record was kept of the persons who attended a meeting with the chairman and vice chairman of the board, but at a subsequent meeting such a list was kept. Representatives of substantially the same organizations attended both meetings. The organizations represented at the second meeting are as follows: Association of Postal Officers; Canadian Air Traffic Controllers Association; Canadian Labour Congress; Canadian Merchant Service Guild; Canadian Postmasters Association; Canadian Union of Postal Workers; Canadian Union of Public Employees; Confederation of National Trade Unions; Council of Union Employees, Canadian Government Printing Bureau; International Association of Machinists; International Printing Pressmen and Assistants Union of North America; International Typographical Union; Letter Carriers Union of Canada; Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada; Public Service Alliance of Canada.

(b) The procedure followed was as follows. The draft regulations referred to in (a), in English as well as in French, were forwarded either by messenger or by mail to those staff associations and labour bodies which had appeared before the special joint committee. The organizations were then asked

Questions

to meet with the chairman and vice chairman. At the end of the meeting organizations were asked to submit any further views they had in writing. None did so. The chairman reported to the board on the consultations and subsequently the board approved the regulations.

Topic:   WRITTEN QUESTIONS AND MOTIONS FOR PAPERS
Subtopic:   CONSULTATIONS RESPECTING PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD RULES AND REGULATIONS
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PURCHASE OF CALGARY AIRPORT

PC

Mr. Nugenl

Progressive Conservative

1. What was the price paid by the federal government to the city of Calgary for the purchase of Calgary airport?

2. What were the terms of the purchase?

Topic:   WRITTEN QUESTIONS AND MOTIONS FOR PAPERS
Subtopic:   PURCHASE OF CALGARY AIRPORT
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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. $2,407,000.

2. Unconditional for cash including the acquisition of lands, buildings, structures, chattels and benefit of all leases, licences and agreements granted by the city. Employees of the city who are qualified were offered employment with the department at substantially the same salary or wages as they received from the city.

Topic:   WRITTEN QUESTIONS AND MOTIONS FOR PAPERS
Subtopic:   PURCHASE OF CALGARY AIRPORT
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LIST OF TITLE "CANADIAN FORCES"

PC

Mr. McCleave

Progressive Conservative

Has the Department of National Defence issued regulations and other documents incorporating in the titles to such the words "Canadian Forces" in place of "Royal Canadian Navy", "Canadian Army", "Royal Canadian Air Force" in (a) 1966 (b) 1967 (c) recent years prior to 1966?

Topic:   WRITTEN QUESTIONS AND MOTIONS FOR PAPERS
Subtopic:   LIST OF TITLE "CANADIAN FORCES"
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LIB

Léo Alphonse Joseph Cadieux (Associate Minister of National Defence)

Liberal

Hon. Leo Cadieux (Associate Minister of National Defence):

The National Defence Act, as enacted in 1950 and still in effect, provides in section 15 that "the Canadian Forces are the naval, army and air forces of Her Majesty raised by Canada and consist of three services, namely the Royal Canadian Navy, the Canadian Army and the Royal Canadian Air Force. Accordingly, when it has been desired to refer to the three services collectively the description authorized by section 15 of the National Defence Act, i.e. "the Canadian Forces" has been employed.

Topic:   WRITTEN QUESTIONS AND MOTIONS FOR PAPERS
Subtopic:   LIST OF TITLE "CANADIAN FORCES"
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FEDERAL PAYMENTS IN LIEU OF PROVINCIAL TAXES

IND

Mr. Gregoire

Independent

1. What amounts were paid to each province in lieu of provincial taxes under section 5 of the Federal-Provincial Fiscal Revision Act, 1964, chapter 26, statutes of Canada, 1964-65?

2. When were those amounts paid?

April 26, 1967

Questions

Topic:   WRITTEN QUESTIONS AND MOTIONS FOR PAPERS
Subtopic:   FEDERAL PAYMENTS IN LIEU OF PROVINCIAL TAXES
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LIB

Mitchell William Sharp (Minister of Finance and Receiver General)

Liberal

Hon. Mitchell Sharp (Minister of Finance):

1. Newfoundland, $398,690; Ontario, $1,156,697; Prince Edward Island, $2,618; Manitoba, $2,535; Nova Scotia, $194,032; Saskatchewan, $9,654; New Brunswick, $15,412; Alberta, $10,727; Quebec, $1,657,799; British Columbia, $356,564.

2. February 10, 1965.

Topic:   WRITTEN QUESTIONS AND MOTIONS FOR PAPERS
Subtopic:   FEDERAL PAYMENTS IN LIEU OF PROVINCIAL TAXES
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BREAKWATER CONSTRUCTION, PORT McNEILL, B.C.

PC

Mr. Diefenbaker (Leader of the Official Opposition)

Progressive Conservative

Will the government give reconsideration to its decision not to proceed this year with construction of a much needed and overdue breakwater at Port McNeill, British Columbia?

Topic:   WRITTEN QUESTIONS AND MOTIONS FOR PAPERS
Subtopic:   BREAKWATER CONSTRUCTION, PORT McNEILL, B.C.
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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. Mcllraith (Minister of Public Works):

The answer is that this matter is under consideration at the present time.

Topic:   WRITTEN QUESTIONS AND MOTIONS FOR PAPERS
Subtopic:   BREAKWATER CONSTRUCTION, PORT McNEILL, B.C.
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QUEBEC-PROCEDURE FOR DEALING WITH OTHER GOVERNMENTS

April 26, 1967