January 22, 1969

LIB

Jean-Luc Pepin (Minister of Industry; Minister of Trade and Commerce)

Liberal

Hon. Jean-Luc Pepin (Minister of Industry, Trade and Commerce):

Number of People Employed by Crown Corporations March 31, 1960-67

Agency Proprietary Other Year Corporations Corporations Agencies Total1960 9,455 129,355 1,916 140,7261961 9,300 123,309 2,000 134,6091962 8,975 121,583 2,064 132,6221963 8,579 119,057 2,183 129,8191964 8,231 119,919 2,610 130,7601965 8,368 122,496 2,833 133,6971966 8,632 124,328 3,277 136,2371967 8,934 129,440 5,918 144,292

Source: Federal Government Employment-April issues, (DBS Catalogue No. 72-004)

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Subtopic:   CROWN CORPORATION EMPLOYEES
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RICHMOND, QUE.-NEWSPAPER PUBLICATION

RA

Mr. Beaudoin

Ralliement Créditiste

1. Are there any newspapers, daily, weekly or periodical, which are subsidized by the federal government and printed in the Constituency of Richmond and, if so (a) what newspapers specifying whether they are dailies, weeklies or periodicals

(b) what is the amount of the grant or subsidy paid by the government to each newspaper and what is the annual circulation of the paper (c) what are the names, telephone numbers and addresses of all directors of such periodicals, weeklies or dailies?

2. On what basis does the government subsidize newspapers, daily, weekly or periodical?

Topic:   QUESTIONS ON THE ORDER PAPER
Subtopic:   RICHMOND, QUE.-NEWSPAPER PUBLICATION
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LIB

Eric William Kierans (Postmaster General)

Liberal

Hon. Eric W. Kierans (Postmaster General):

In so far as the Post Office Department is concerned: 1. No.

2. Traditionally, Parliament has sanctioned special rates of postage for newspapers and periodicals to encourage the development and growth of the Canadian publishing industry. These postage rates, to the extent that they do not cover the costs of postal handling and distribution, represent a subvention provided these publications.

Topic:   QUESTIONS ON THE ORDER PAPER
Subtopic:   RICHMOND, QUE.-NEWSPAPER PUBLICATION
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RICHMOND, QUE.-WAR VETERANS

RA

Mr. Beaudoin

Ralliement Créditiste

1. How many Canadian veterans of the First or Second World Wars, residing in the federal Constituency of Richmond, are between the ages of 65 and 70?

2. How many of the veterans' widows, residing in the federal Constituency of Richmond, are between the ages of 65 and 70?

3. How many veterans reside in the federal Constituency of Richmond?

4. How many war amputees reside in the federal Constituency of Richmond?

5. What criteria does the Department of Veterans' Affairs apply in paying pensions to war amputees?

6. What is the total sum of pensions paid in the federal Constituency of Richmond, how many veterans are resident in Quebec, and what is the total sum of pensions paid to the latter?

Topic:   QUESTIONS ON THE ORDER PAPER
Subtopic:   RICHMOND, QUE.-WAR VETERANS
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LIB

Jean-Eudes Dubé (Minister of Veterans Affairs)

Liberal

Hon. Jean-Eudes Dube (Minister of Veterans Affairs):

1, 2, 3 and 4. Statistics of the number of veterans, disabled veterans and veterans' widows are not maintained by federal constituencies.

5. The Department of Veterans Affairs does not itself pay pensions. The criterion applied by the Canadian Pension Commission with

January 22, 1969

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respect to pensions payable under the Pension Act is that, if an amputation was incurred during or attributable to wartime service, pension is paid under that act.

6. Statistics are not maintained of the total sum of pensions paid in federal constituencies. It is estimated that on March 31, 1968 there were 138,000 veterans resident in the Province of Quebec. The annual liability for disability pensions payable to veterans resident in Quebec on March 31, 1968 is estimated at $24,808,500.

Topic:   QUESTIONS ON THE ORDER PAPER
Subtopic:   RICHMOND, QUE.-WAR VETERANS
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ZAMBIA-ESTABLISHMENT OF MISSION

PC

Mr. Fairweather

Progressive Conservative

At what approximate date does Canada intend to establish a mission in Zambia?

Topic:   QUESTIONS ON THE ORDER PAPER
Subtopic:   ZAMBIA-ESTABLISHMENT OF MISSION
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LIB

Mitchell William Sharp (Secretary of State for External Affairs)

Liberal

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

No date has been set for the opening of a Canadian mission in Zambia, Mr. Speaker. The current commitments for the extension of Canadian representation abroad, particularly in Francophone countries, have strained the personnel and financial resources of the Department of External Affairs. Nonetheless, the opening of a resident mission in Zambia retains a high priority.

Topic:   QUESTIONS ON THE ORDER PAPER
Subtopic:   ZAMBIA-ESTABLISHMENT OF MISSION
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RICHMOND, QUE.-ADULT RETRAINING STUDIES

RA

Mr. Beaudoin

Ralliement Créditiste

1. In connection with the administration of adult retraining studies, what is the name of each director of courses for each municipality in the Constituency of Richmond?

2. How many adults are undergoing these retraining studies, what were their ages and occupations before entering the course?

Topic:   QUESTIONS ON THE ORDER PAPER
Subtopic:   RICHMOND, QUE.-ADULT RETRAINING STUDIES
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LIB

Allan Joseph MacEachen (Minister of Manpower and Immigration)

Liberal

Hon. Allan J. MacEachen (Minister of Manpower and Immigration):

1. The hiring of teaching personnel is the responsibility of the Quebec Department of Education, and the Department of Manpower and Immigration has no information in that connection.

2. (a) As at December 20, 1968, the number of adults registered for these retraining courses was 277. (b) Age: 5 aged 17 years; 16 aged 18 years; 10 aged 19 years; 10 aged 20 years; 17 aged 21 years; 7 aged 22 years; 3 aged 23 years; 9 aged 24 years; 7 aged 25 years; 8 aged 26 years; 6 aged 27 years; 8 aged 28 years; 8 aged 29 years; 5 aged 30 years; 6

aged 31 years; 9 aged 32 years; 11 aged 33 years; 11 aged 34 years; 6 aged 35 years; 9 aged 36 years; 9 aged 37 years; 7 aged 38 years; 4 aged 39 years; 8 aged 40 years; 10 aged 41 years; 10 aged 42 years; 6 aged 43 years; 6 aged 44 years; 4 aged 45 years; 5 aged 46 years; 8 aged 47 years; 7 aged 48 years; 5 aged 49 years; 3 aged 50 years; 4 aged 51 years; 2 aged 52 years; 3 aged 53 years; 2 aged 54 years; 1 aged 55 years; 2 aged 57 years-Total 277.

(c) Occupation at time of registration: nursing aide, 2; helper, mechanic, 2; apprentice, electrician, 3; apprentice auto body repairman, 1; apprentice mechanical draftsman, 1; apprentice, machinist, 1; apprentice, carpenter, 2; apprentice, plasterer, 1; apprentice plumber, 2; surveyor, 1; lumberjack, 1; truck-driver, 6; pedlar, 1; janitor, 1; custom sewing (ladies) 1; clerk, office-general, 4; clerk, sales, 3; clerk, parts (auto), 1; dressmaker, 1; farmer, 145; cook, short order, 6; household worker, 8; cabinetmaker, 1; forestry operations, 1; tinsmith, 1; spinner (textiles), 4; farm manager, 1; instrument man, 1; day labourer, machine shop, 1; day labourer, footwear, 2; day labourer, construction, 28; day labourer, pulp and paper, 15; day labourer, plastics, 1; day labourer, general, 1; day labourer, roadworks, 1; operator, sewing machine, 3; operator, bulldozer, 2; operator (beater), pulp and paper, 1; operator, power saw, 1; painter, 1; attendant, service station, 2; attendant, cloakroom, 1; receptionist, 1; serviceman, electrical appliances, 1; waitress, 4; welder, 4; bookkeeper, 2; salesman, general, 1; glazier, 1-Total 277.

Topic:   QUESTIONS ON THE ORDER PAPER
Subtopic:   RICHMOND, QUE.-ADULT RETRAINING STUDIES
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UPPER MUSQUODOBOIT, N.S., POST OFFICE

PC

Mr. MacEwan

Progressive Conservative

1. What were the names of the various tenderers and the amounts of the various tenders for the construction of a Standard Revenue Post Office at Upper Musquodoboit, Halifax County, Nova Scotia?

2. When will a contract be awarded, and to whom?

Topic:   QUESTIONS ON THE ORDER PAPER
Subtopic:   UPPER MUSQUODOBOIT, N.S., POST OFFICE
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LIB

Arthur Laing (Minister of Public Works)

Liberal

Hon. Arthur Laing (Minister of Public Works):

1. Curtis and Gordon Swinamer, $27,500.00; Merle MacEachern, $28,886.00; Whalley Construction Limited, $32,500.00; Stanley Reid Construction Limited, $43,774.50.

2. Contract has been awarded to Curtis and Gordon Swinamer.

January 22, 1969

Topic:   QUESTIONS ON THE ORDER PAPER
Subtopic:   UPPER MUSQUODOBOIT, N.S., POST OFFICE
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INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

NDP

Mr. Broadbenl

New Democratic Party

1. For each fiscal year, what have been the number of projects and the annual expenditures of the Industrial Research Assistance Program of

Orders for Returns

the National Research Council since the establishment of the program in 1962?

2. For each fiscal year, what have been the annual expenditures of this program shared by the federal government and Canadian industry?

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Subtopic:   INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
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LIB

Charles Mills (Bud) Drury (President of the Treasury Board)

Liberal

Hon. C. M. Drury (President of the Treasury Board):

Topic:   QUESTIONS ON THE ORDER PAPER
Subtopic:   INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
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NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL OF CANADA

January 22, 1969