March 6, 1968

VACANCY

LIB

Lucien Lamoureux (Speaker of the House of Commons)

Liberal

Mr. Speaker:

I have the honour to inform the house that I have received notice that a vacancy occurred in the representation, that of Mr. Maurice Allard, member for the electoral district of Sherbrooke, by resignation.

Accordingly, I issued my warrant to the chief electoral officer to make out a new writ of election for the said electoral district.

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QUESTIONS


(Questions answered orally are indicated by an asterisk.)


U.S. SURVEY CREWS IN NORTHERN ONTARIO

NDP

Mr. Germa

New Democratic Party

1. Are there any United States Army or civilian water survey crews working at present in Northern Ontario?

2. If so (a) under which department of the Government of Canada are they operating (b) to what purpose is this water survey being conducted?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   U.S. SURVEY CREWS IN NORTHERN ONTARIO
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LIB

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

Liberal

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

1. Not to the knowledge of the Departments of External Affairs and Energy, Mines and Resources.

2. (a) and (b) Not applicable.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   U.S. SURVEY CREWS IN NORTHERN ONTARIO
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FEDERAL TRANSLATION SERVICES

LIB

Mr. Isabelle

Liberal

1. To what departments or government bodies does the Department of the Secretary of State supply the staff for a translation office?

2. With the exception of translators assigned to the translation of bills and debates, how many regular full-time translators are there (a) in the House of Commons (b) in the Senate, with offices in the Parliament Buildings?

3. How many translators who are not yet Canadian citizens are there in the translation bureau of (a) the Privy Council (b) the Department of External Affairs (c) the Department of National Defence?

and Corporate Affairs, Defence Production, Energy, Mines and Resources, External Affairs, Finance and Treasury Board, Fisheries, Forestry, Indian and Northern Development, Labour, Manpower and Immigration, National Defence, National Health and Welfare, National Revenue, Post Office, Privy Council, Public Service Commission, Public Works, Dominion Bureau of Statistics, Trade and Commerce, Industry, Transport, Unemployment Insurance, Veterans Affairs. Other government departments and agencies are served by the translation bureau's central services.

2. (a) and (b) None. Because of a shortage of office space in the parliament buildings, the translators serving the Senate and the House of Commons are located with the administration of the translation bureau in the Blackburn building.

3. (a) 1. (b) 1. (c) 1.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   FEDERAL TRANSLATION SERVICES
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TONNAGE HANDLED AT VARIOUS SEAPORTS

LIB

Mr. Blouin

Liberal

How many tons of merchandise were handled in 1967 in the following seaports: Montreal, Vancouver, Halifax, Port Arthur. Fort William, Quebec, Rimous-ki, Baie Comeau, Sept-Iles (including Pointe Noire) V

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   TONNAGE HANDLED AT VARIOUS SEAPORTS
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LIB

Jean-Charles Cantin (Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Trade and Commerce)

Liberal

Mr. Jean-Charles Caniin (Parliamentary Secretary to Minister of Trade and Commerce):

Preliminary Statistics for Total Cargo Tonnage Handled at Selected Ports, 1967

Port

Montreal

Vancouver

Halifax

Port Arthur-Fort William

Quebec

Rimouski

Baie Comeau

Sept-Iles (including Pointe

Tons Handled 20,740,279* 23,096,287* 9,363,659* 15,464,609 7,174,064* 534,936 4,513,168 Noire) 22,740,432

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   TONNAGE HANDLED AT VARIOUS SEAPORTS
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LIB

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

Liberal

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

1. Agriculture, Bank of Canada, Consumer

Supplied by the National Harbours Board.

March 6, 1968

Orders jor Returns

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   TONNAGE HANDLED AT VARIOUS SEAPORTS
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SALE OF LOT, LAC ST-PIERRE, QUE.

IND

Mr. Mongrain

Independent

X. Since October, 1967, has the Department of Public Works sold a lot on the shore of Lac St-Pierre to a Mr. Andre Pellerin of Yamachiche?

2. If so, at what price and under what conditions?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   SALE OF LOT, LAC ST-PIERRE, QUE.
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LIB

George James McIlraith (Minister of Public Works)

Liberal

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

1 and 2. No, however three parcels of land, parts of lots 860 and 566 were declared surplus by the Department of Public Works and transferred to Crown Assets Disposal Corporation in 1964 for disposal.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   SALE OF LOT, LAC ST-PIERRE, QUE.
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QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS

APPLICATIONS OF TELEVISION STATIONS CJCH AND CKCW

PC

Mr. Coates

Progressive Conservative

1. On what date did CJCH T.V. initially make application to the Board of Broadcast Governors for Channel 8?

2. On what date did the B.B.G. make its initial decision on the application for CJCH T.V.?

3. On what date was CJCH T.V. allowed to submit a further application to the B.B.G. for Channel 8, on what date did the B.B.G. render its interim decision on this application, and on what date did it submit its final decision on this application?

4. What was the reason for the substantial delay between the initial application of CJCH T.V. and its second application?

5. On what date did CKCW T.V. submit its initial application for television rights in the same area covered by the CJCH T.V. application?

6. What television companies in the Maritime Provinces are in a position to provide alternate television from the C.T.V. Network for the viewers of northern Nova Scotia, central New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island?

Return tabled.

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   APPLICATIONS OF TELEVISION STATIONS CJCH AND CKCW
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POST OFFICE HEATING OIL CONTRACTS NORTHWESTERN QUEBEC

March 6, 1968