October 28, 1968

FINANCE, TRADE AND ECONOMIC AFFAIRS CONCURRENCE IN SECOND REPORT OF STANDING COMMITTEE

LIB

Gaston Clermont

Liberal

Mr. Gaston Clermont (Gatineau) moved

that the second report of the standing committee on finance, trade and economic affairs presented to the house on Thursday, October 24, be concurred in.

Topic:   FINANCE, TRADE AND ECONOMIC AFFAIRS CONCURRENCE IN SECOND REPORT OF STANDING COMMITTEE
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Motion agreed to.


FISHERIES

ESTABLISHMENT OF FRESHWATER FISH MARKETING CORPORATION

LIB

Donald Stovel Macdonald (President of the Privy Council; Leader of the Government in the House of Commons; Liberal Party House Leader)

Liberal

Hon. Donald S. Macdonald (for the Minister of Industry, Trade and Commerce) moved

that the house go into committee at the next sitting to consider the following resolution, which has been recommended to the house by His Excellency:

That it is expedient to introduce a measure to regulate interprovincial and export trade in freshwater fish and to establish the freshwater fish marketing corporation; to provide that the corporation shall conduct its operations on a self-sustaining financial basis without appropriations therefor by parliament; to provide that the Governor in Council may authorize the Minister of Finance, under certain terms and conditions, to guarantee repayment of loans by banks to the corporation and to make loans to the corporation, the aggregate outstanding of amounts borrowed or loaned not to exceed five million dollars; to provide also for grants to the corporation, out of the consolidated revenue fund, not exceeding in the

Coffee-1 lb. vacuum packed tin Tea-60 tea bags, top quality Tea-1 lb. top quality Flour-25 lb. sack Cigarettes-20's regular Cigarette tobacco-\ lb. tin

2. Sealskins range greatly in value depending on size, quality and season. The average price paid at this time for sealskins is $7.50

aggregate of one hundred thousand dollars to enable the corporation to meet initial operating and establishment expenses; and to provide further for other related and incidental matters.

Topic:   FISHERIES
Subtopic:   ESTABLISHMENT OF FRESHWATER FISH MARKETING CORPORATION
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Motion agreed to.


QUESTIONS


(Questions answered orally are indicated by an asterisk.)


L'AFFAIRE ROSSILLON

?

Mr. Matie

Has the government taken any steps to settle the Rossillon Affair and, if so, what steps were taken?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   L'AFFAIRE ROSSILLON
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LIB

Mitchell William Sharp (Secretary of State for External Affairs)

Liberal

Hon. Mitchell Sharp (Secretary of State for External Affairs):

As indicated by the Prime Minister in his statement in the House of Commons on September 16, the government has taken steps to make its position known to the French authorities, through the appropriate diplomatic channels, on the issues raised by Mr. Rossillon's visit.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   L'AFFAIRE ROSSILLON
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HUDSON BAY COMPANY PRICES

RA

Mr. Dumont

Ralliement Créditiste

1. What is the price paid by Eskimos at Hudson Bay Company stores, at Fort Chimo, Cape Dorset and Arctic Bay, for tea, coffee, flour, cigarettes and cigarette tobacco?

2. What is the price paid by this Company to the Eskimos of the same areas for sealskins?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   HUDSON BAY COMPANY PRICES
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LIB

Joseph Jacques Jean Chrétien (Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development)

Liberal

Hon. Jean Chretien (Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development):

1.

Fort Cape ArcticChimo Dorset Bay$1.00 $1.08 $1.09.79 1.40 1.423.35 3.40 3.80.55 .47 .472.25 1.90 2.00

each. It should be noted that non-Eskimos pay the same prices for food and are paid the same prices for sealskins as are Eskimos.

October 28, 1968

Questions

POST OFFICE EXTENSION, AMHERST, N.S. 'C.B.C. SERIES "QUENTIN DURGENS, M.P."

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   HUDSON BAY COMPANY PRICES
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PC

Mr. Coates

Progressive Conservative

1. On what date does the government intend to call tenders for the extension of the Post Office Building at Amherst, Nova Scotia?

2. What will be the extent of the extension to the present post office, will it require the purchasing of additional land and have steps been taken to acquire this land and, if so, from whom?

3. If additional land has already been purchased, from whom was it purchased and what was the amount or amounts paid for the land in question?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   HUDSON BAY COMPANY PRICES
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LIB

Arthur Laing (Minister of Public Works)

Liberal

Hon. Arthur Laing (Minister of Public Works):

1. No firm date is yet established because a requirements study is under way.

2 and 3. As planning is not yet completed the need for additional land is still unknown. Property has already been purchased from A. A. Leslie for $16,773 as reported in reply to Question 602, November 13, 1967 (Hansard page 4177).

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   HUDSON BAY COMPANY PRICES
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FEDERAL BUILDING CONSTRUCTION, AMHERST, N.S.

PC

Mr. Coates

Progressive Conservative

1. On what date does the government intend to call tenders for the construction of a new federal building at Amherst, Nova Scotia?

2. What was the initial date on which the government indicated tenders would be called for the construction of this federal building and why have delays been occasioned in calling for tenders?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   FEDERAL BUILDING CONSTRUCTION, AMHERST, N.S.
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LIB

Arthur Laing (Minister of Public Works)

Liberal

Hon. Arthur Laing (Minister of Public Works):

1. Unknown, at this time, in view of changing space requirements.

2. It was tentatively set for the summer of 1968 but due to changes in the space requirements of client departments that date could not be met.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   FEDERAL BUILDING CONSTRUCTION, AMHERST, N.S.
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October 28, 1968