January 31, 1968

GOVERNMENT DOCUMENTS

PROVISION FOR PRINTING IN BOTH ENGLISH AND FRENCH

LIB

Joseph Patrick Tobin Asselin

Liberal

Mr. Patrick T. Asselin (Richmond-Wolfe) moved

for leave to introduce Bill No. C-199 intituled "An Act respecting bilingual documents".

Topic:   GOVERNMENT DOCUMENTS
Subtopic:   PROVISION FOR PRINTING IN BOTH ENGLISH AND FRENCH
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Some hon. Members:

Explain.

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LIB

Joseph Patrick Tobin Asselin

Liberal

Mr. Asselin (Richmond-Wolfe):

Mr. Speaker, as Canada is a bilingual country, it is advisable that all documents sent from time to time to Canadians by the various departments of the government, in order to get statistical information or for other reasons, should be written in both official languages of the country: French and English.

Motion agreed to and bill read the first time.

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QUESTIONS


(Questions answered orally are indicated by an asterisk.)


LESS THAN CARLOAD FREIGHT TRAFFIC

PC

Mr. Nowlan

Progressive Conservative

1. What volume in tons of less than carload freight traffic was (a) loaded and (b) unloaded at railway stations in (i) Canada (ii) the Atlantic

Provinces (iii) Ontario and Quebec (iv) Western Canada, during the years 1960-1966, inclusive?

2. What volume in tons of less than carload express traffic was (a) loaded and (b) unloaded at railway stations in (i) Canada (ii) the Atlantic Provinces (iii) Ontario and Quebec (iv) Western Canada, during the years 1960-1966, inclusive?

3. What annual increase or reduction in revenue expressed in dollars is expected to accrue to the Canadian railways from the introduction on September 5, 1967, of new rates for the movement of non-carload traffic?

4. What percentage increase or reduction in revenue do the railways anticipate from the new non-carload rates in relation to the formerly applicable LCL freight rates in (a) Canada (b) the Atlantic Provinces (c) Ontario and Quebec (d) Western Canada?

5. What percentage increase or reduction in revenue do the new non-carload rates represent to the railways over the formerly applicable LCL express rates in (a) Canada (b) the Atlantic Provinces (c) Ontario and Quebec (d) Western Canada?

6. If the data requested in Parts 4 and 5 are not available by provinces, what are they for the territories of Maritime, Eastern and Western as described in the Board of Transport Commissioners Waybill analysis for Atlantic Provinces, Ontario and Quebec, and Western Canada, respectively?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   LESS THAN CARLOAD FREIGHT TRAFFIC
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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):

The Canadian Transport Commission advises as follows: 1. Information requested is contained in the Dominion Bureau of Statistics reports "Railway Freight Traffic". Data has been extracted for the years 1960-1966 inclusive and is shown hereunder:-

2, 3, 4, 5 and 6. No information is available with respect to these questions.

Year

Loaded in Canada

Ontario

Atlantic and Canada provinces Quebec

Tons of L.C.L. freight

Unloaded in Canada

_ Ontario

Western Atlantic and Western

Canada Canada provinces Quebec Canada

1960

1,110,768 187,398 622,652 300,1961

991,832 213,203 514,721 263,1962

1,057,466 230,229 548.549 278,1963

971,543 203,609 493,971 273,1964

865,265 153,049 413,251 298,1965

1,151,296 194,147 612,679 344,1966

891,238 158,160 421,001 312,718 1,211,354 263,305 618,272 329,777908 1,047,347 237,295 528,573 281,479688 1,130,146 263,775 572,587 293,784963 1,025,823 237,972 487,991 299,860965 918,172 209,271 392,668 316,233470 1,198,875 234,969 605,128 358,778077 951,300 206,913 420,846 323,541

January 31, 1988

Questions

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   LESS THAN CARLOAD FREIGHT TRAFFIC
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CN.R. EMPLOYEES LAID OFF IN NEWFOUNDLAND

NDP

Mr. Knowles (N.D.P. House Leader; Whip of the N.D.P.)

New Democratic Party

1. How many employees of the Canadian National Railways in the Province of Newfoundland were laid off in each of the following years: 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965 and 1966?

2. With respect to the above, how many in each year were (a) scheduled employees (b) non-sched-uled employees?

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Subtopic:   CN.R. EMPLOYEES LAID OFF IN NEWFOUNDLAND
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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):

The management of Canadian National Railways advises as follows: 1. and 2. By the nature of the railroad industry, across the system, lay-off and recall is a day by day local activity of which aggregate records are not maintained. Since

1965, the company has extracted aggregate data for those lay-offs exceeding 30 days or any complete calendar month. In 1965 and

1966, such lay-off actions affecting scheduled employees numbered 151 and 269 respectively. Employee recalls, for those who had been laid-off, in those years or prior years, for more than 30 days or any complete calendar month, numbered 704 and 660 respectively. The classification "laid-off" is not normally used in respect of non-scheduled employees.

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C.N.R. TRACKAGE, EASTERN QUEBEC-NB.

LIB

Mr. LeBlanc (Rimouski)

Liberal

In the Chaleur Region of the Canadian National Railways, how many miles of main railroad track (excluding sidings) are there in (a) Quebec (b) New Brunswick?

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Subtopic:   C.N.R. TRACKAGE, EASTERN QUEBEC-NB.
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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):

The management of Canadian National Railways advises as follows: (a) 648.24 miles; (b) 781.09 miles.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   C.N.R. TRACKAGE, EASTERN QUEBEC-NB.
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C.N.R. PASSENGER TRAFFIC, EASTERN QUEBEC-N.B.

LIB

Mr. LeBlanc (Rimouski)

Liberal

In each of the last five years, how many passengers boarded Montreal bound Canadian National Railways trains at (a) Bathurst (b) Campbellton (c) Mont-Joli (d) Rimouski?

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Subtopic:   C.N.R. PASSENGER TRAFFIC, EASTERN QUEBEC-N.B.
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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):

The management of Canadian National Railways advises as follows: It has not been the practice nor is it considered in the best interests of the company to disclose information of a nature which would be of value to its competitors.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   C.N.R. PASSENGER TRAFFIC, EASTERN QUEBEC-N.B.
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C.N.R. REVENUE AT CERTAIN STATIONS

January 31, 1968