October 25, 1967

USE OF PLYWOOD FOUNDATIONS

RA

Mr. Laprise

Ralliement Créditiste

1. Are plywood foundations, as tested during research projects Mark III and Mark IV of the N.A.H.C., recognized and approved by C.M.H.C.?

2. Have loans been granted or guaranteed by C.M.H.C. for construction of houses resting on foundation walls made of plywood?

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Subtopic:   USE OF PLYWOOD FOUNDATIONS
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LIB

John Robert (Jack) Nicholson (Minister of Labour)

Liberal

Hon. J. R. Nicholson (Minister of Labour):

1. Plywood foundations for houses are not recognized nor approved by Central Mortgage and Housing Corporation.

2. To facilitate field testing, the corporation has agreed to make loans on a limited small number of houses with treated wood and plywood foundations; to date two loans have been approved.

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Subtopic:   USE OF PLYWOOD FOUNDATIONS
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LIB

Allan Joseph MacEachen (Minister of National Health and Welfare; Minister of Amateur Sport; Leader of the Government in the House of Commons; Liberal Party House Leader)

Liberal

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

1. $27.85. The estimated per capita costs are based upon payments made to physicians engaged primarily in private fee practice. Payments to physicians providing personal health care services on a salaried basis are excluded except for an estimate of the earnings of physicians in Newfoundland employed under the Cottage Hospital Medical Service and by subsidized voluntary plans.

Newfoundland $11.75

Prince Edward Island 17.06

Nova Scotia 20.33

New Brunswick 17.59

Quebec 22.99

Ontario 33.43

Manitoba 28.69

Saskatchewan 27.78

Alberta 26.57

British Columbia 34.21

Yukon and Northwest

Territories 13.21

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Subtopic:   USE OF PLYWOOD FOUNDATIONS
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UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE CLAIMS BY YUKON RESIDENTS

PC

Mr. Nielsen

Progressive Conservative

How many Yukon residents claimed unemployment insurance benefits for each of the months in 1966 and for each of the months of January to September inclusive in 1967?

October 25, 1967

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Subtopic:   UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE CLAIMS BY YUKON RESIDENTS
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LIB

John Robert (Jack) Nicholson (Minister of Labour)

Liberal

Hon. J. R. Nicholson (Minister of Labour):

The number of claimants for unemployment insurance benefit at the end of each month in 1966 was as follows:

January 383

February 352

March 301

April 229

May 96

June 68

July 45

August 32

September 32

The commission's Whitehorse local office was closed in September, 1966 and since that date no individual statistics are available with respect to claims made by Yukon residents.

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Subtopic:   UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE CLAIMS BY YUKON RESIDENTS
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PURCHASES OF C-141 TRANSPORT PLANES

PC

Mr. Dinsdale

Progressive Conservative

1. Is the Department of National Defence purchasing the C-141 Lockheed transport aircraft and, if so (a) how many are being purchased (b) what will be the total cost of these aircraft?

2. Will the C-141 be used as a tanker for escorting the CF-5 on trans-Atlantic flights and, if so, will it have to be converted for this purpose and at what additional cost?

3. When is it anticipated the C-141 will go into service?

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Subtopic:   PURCHASES OF C-141 TRANSPORT PLANES
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LIB

Léo Alphonse Joseph Cadieux (Minister of National Defence)

Liberal

Hon. Leo Cadieux (Minister of National Defence):

1. Yes, subject to negotiation of a satisfactory contract; (a) four; (b) not available pending completion of contractual negotiations.

2. Yes, the specifications include a removable inflight refuelling installation.

3. Approximately 1970.

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Subtopic:   PURCHASES OF C-141 TRANSPORT PLANES
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SCHOOL MILK PROGRAM

PC

Mr. Dinsdale

Progressive Conservative

1. Has the government received a recent request from the Canadian Dairy Council recommending the setting up of a school milk program?

2. If so, what response has the government made to the request?

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Subtopic:   SCHOOL MILK PROGRAM
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LIB

John James Greene (Minister of Agriculture)

Liberal

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

1. No.

2. Not applicable.

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Subtopic:   SCHOOL MILK PROGRAM
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RIDING MOUNTAIN PARK GOLF COURSE

PC

Mr. Dinsdale

Progressive Conservative

1. What has been the revenue from the Riding Mountain national park golf course each year since 1960?

Questions

2. What have been the expenditures on maintenance over the same period?

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Subtopic:   RIDING MOUNTAIN PARK GOLF COURSE
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LIB

Arthur Laing (Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development)

Liberal

Hon. Arthur Laing (Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development):

In so far

as the Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development is concerned the answers are as follows: 1. Revenue: 1960, $31,900; 1961, $43,400; 1962, $41,700; 1963, $42,800; 1964, $43,500; 1965, 43,000; 1966, $46,900; 1967, $48,600.

2. Maintenance costs: 1960, $27,540; 1961, $31,205; 1962, $36,621; 1963, $34,487; 1964, $41,525; 1965, $41,351; 1966, $50,647; 1967, $45,559-to October 15.

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Subtopic:   RIDING MOUNTAIN PARK GOLF COURSE
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SOCIAL SCIENCE RESEARCH COUNCIL

PC

Mr. Bell (Carleton)

Progressive Conservative

1. Has the government given any consideration to the establishment of a social science research council to promote and support research in the social sciences?

2. If so, what are the intentions of the government in this respect?

3. Has the attention of the government been drawn to the report of the committee on social studies under the chairmanship of Lord Heyworth in the United Kingdom?

4. If so, what consideration has been given to the general applicability to Canada of the principal conclusions and recommendations in this report?

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Subtopic:   SOCIAL SCIENCE RESEARCH COUNCIL
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LIB

John Ross Matheson (Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister)

Liberal

Mr. John R. Malheson (Parliamentary Secretary to Prime Minister):

1. The government has been giving continuing consideration to the support of research in the social sciences and to promotion of more effective co-operation between government and non-government interests which are concerned. Both experience abroad, including the Heyworth report, and discussions with representatives of voluntary organizations form a part of this consideration.

2, 3 and 4. Answered by part 1.

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Subtopic:   SOCIAL SCIENCE RESEARCH COUNCIL
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RECIPIENTS OF OLD AGE PENSIONS

October 25, 1967