June 22, 1970

RA

Charles-Arthur Gauthier

Ralliement Créditiste

Mr. Gauthier:

Has Domtar Company operating at Dolbeau submitted an expansion project to the government with a view to creating employment and, if so, what amount has Domtar received for the years 196566-67-68 and 69 for research in the Dolbeau area?

Topic:   QUESTIONS ON THE ORDER PAPER
Subtopic:   DOMTAR LIMITED, DOLBEAU
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LIB

Yves Forest (Parliamentary Secretary to the President of the Privy Council)

Liberal

Mr. Yves Forest (Parliamentary Secretary to President of the Privy Council):

I am informed by the Departments of Regional Economic Expansion and Industry, Trade and Commerce as follows: No. Section 13 of the Industrial Research and Development Incentives Act prohibits the divulgence of information concerning any corporation. No monies have been made available through the Program for the Advancement of Industrial Technology or the Defence Industry Productivity Program wi'h respect to Dolbeau, a facility of Domtar Ltd.

Topic:   QUESTIONS ON THE ORDER PAPER
Subtopic:   DOMTAR LIMITED, DOLBEAU
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C.N.R. SALARIES

NDP

Mr. Broadbeni

New Democratic Party

1. What were the total wage and salary payments made by the Canadian National to its Railway employees for each year since 1960?

2. What were the total wage and salary payments made by the CNR to its employees whose wages and salaries were determined by collective agreements for each year since 1960?

3. What were the total wage and salary payments made by the CNR to its employees whose wages and salaries were determined other than by collective agreement?

4. (a) What was the average number of employees of CNR for each year since 1960 (b) what was the average number of employees of CNR covered by collective agreements in each year since 1960?

5. (a) What were the average annual earnings of employees of CNR covered by collective agreements in each year since 1960 (b) what were the average annual earnings of employees of CNR not covered by collective agreements?

6. What were the actual amounts, included in direct payments to employees, for vacation pay, for general holidays, for sick leave and for personal leave and what proportion of total labour costs do these amounts represent?

7. What were the actual amounts paid by the Company each year since 1960 or since the inception of the Job Security Agreement into the Job Security Fund and what proportion did this amount represent of total labour costs?

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Questions

8. What was the Company's contributions to benefit plans including pension plans, to health plans including provincial medicare plans, for each year since 1960, and what proportion do these amounts represent of total labour costs?

9. Assuming a definition of total labour costs to be all direct and indirect payments to employees including the Company's contributions to Workmen's Compensation, to Unemployment Insurance and to Canada Pension Plan, what proportion of total costs were represented by labour costs for each year since 1960?

Topic:   QUESTIONS ON THE ORDER PAPER
Subtopic:   C.N.R. SALARIES
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LIB

Gérard Loiselle (Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Transport)

Liberal

Mr. Gerard Loiselle (Parliamentary Secretary to Minister of Transport):

The Management of Canadian National Railways advises as follows: In view of the current and prospective labour negotiations between the Railway and the various unions representing most of the schedule employees on Canadian lines, it is not considered in the best interests of the Company to disclose the information in the form requested. Most of the data such as average number of employees, service hours paid for, total compensation, average hours paid for, average salaries and wages per hour and per year may be obtained in a more general form from Part VI (Employment Statistics) of Railway Transport published annually by the Dominion Bureau of Statistics.

Topic:   QUESTIONS ON THE ORDER PAPER
Subtopic:   C.N.R. SALARIES
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SUBSIDY PAID TO MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY 1960 TO 1969

LIB

Mr. Robinson

Liberal

What was the total subsidy paid to the manufacturing industry during each year 1960 to 1969 inclusive?

Topic:   QUESTIONS ON THE ORDER PAPER
Subtopic:   SUBSIDY PAID TO MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY 1960 TO 1969
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LIB

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

Liberal

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

The only assistance program involving subsidies, as listed by parliamentary appropriation, to secondary industries is for shipbuilding which provides capital subsidies for the construction of commercial and fishing vessels in accordance with regulations of the Governor in Council. The subsidies provided for fiscal years 1960-1969 inclusive, are as follows: The following

amounts were paid out by the Canadian Maritime Commission under the Ship Construction Assistance Regulations:

1960- 61*

1961- 62 $ 2,025,261.36

1962- 63 22,500,000.001963- 64 40,000,000.001964- 65 32,000,000.001965- 66 40,512,684.161966- 67 26,778,277.11

*As subsidies were not introduced until May of 1961, there are no figures for 1960/61.

June 22, 1970

Questions

The following amounts have been paid under the Ship Construction Subsidy Regulations:

1966- 67 $ 9,042,867.90

1967- 68 39,331,611.731968- 69 22,333,022.431969- 70 14,214,941.52

Topic:   QUESTIONS ON THE ORDER PAPER
Subtopic:   SUBSIDY PAID TO MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY 1960 TO 1969
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$84,922,443.58 CORPORAL PUNISHMENT

LIB

Mr. MacDonald (Egmonl) (President of the Privy Council; Leader of the Government in the House of Commons; Liberal Party House Leader)

Liberal

1. Since in answer to Question Number 1,080 it is indicated in 1969 no sentence of corporal punishment was awarded by an institutional board of discipline, does this mean that corporal punishment has been suspended for use in federal institutions and, if so, by whom was the action taken and for what period of time is it to be in effect?

2. Is a similar action to be taken with respect to court orders?

3. What plans has the government with respect to the abolition of corporal punishment?

Topic:   QUESTIONS ON THE ORDER PAPER
Subtopic:   $84,922,443.58 CORPORAL PUNISHMENT
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LIB

Yves Forest (Parliamentary Secretary to the President of the Privy Council)

Liberal

Mr. Yves Foresi (Parliamentary Secretary to President of the Privy Council):

I am informed by the Departments of the Solicitor General and Justice as follows: 1. No.

2. As for 1.

3. The government position on corporal punishment will be made known when action is taken to amend the Criminal Code.

Topic:   QUESTIONS ON THE ORDER PAPER
Subtopic:   $84,922,443.58 CORPORAL PUNISHMENT
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AUTHORITY TO GOLDEN EAGLE COMPANY TO PURCHASE RUSSIAN NAPHTHA

?

Mr. Dumont

Does the Golden Eagle Company have authority to purchase Russian naphtha rather than Canadian naphtha?

Topic:   QUESTIONS ON THE ORDER PAPER
Subtopic:   AUTHORITY TO GOLDEN EAGLE COMPANY TO PURCHASE RUSSIAN NAPHTHA
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LIB

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

Liberal

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

The Canadian government does not restrict imports of naphtha other than for use as a component in the blending of motor gasoline destined for consumption in Ontario, west of the Ottawa Valley. The source of this material is, of course, up to the company to decide.

Topic:   QUESTIONS ON THE ORDER PAPER
Subtopic:   AUTHORITY TO GOLDEN EAGLE COMPANY TO PURCHASE RUSSIAN NAPHTHA
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WITHDRAWAL OF CANADA FROM WORLD HOCKEY TOURNAMENT

PC

Mr. Thompson (Red Deer)

Progressive Conservative

1. What amount was paid by the federal government to cover the loss resulting from the withdrawal of Canada from the World Hockey Tournament?

2. What are the details of this amount, including any salaries for officials and hockey players?

Topic:   QUESTIONS ON THE ORDER PAPER
Subtopic:   WITHDRAWAL OF CANADA FROM WORLD HOCKEY TOURNAMENT
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LIB

John Carr Munro (Minister of Amateur Sport; Minister of National Health and Welfare)

Liberal

Hon. John C. Munro (Minister of National Health and Welfare):

1. No moneys have been paid to date.

2. At present consideration is being given to pay the out of pocket expenses incurred by: (a) Canadian Amateur Hockey Association, $71,922; (b) Canadian Arena Company, Montreal, $23,000; (c) Winnipeg Enterprises Corporation (This includes the re-payment to the province of Manitoba of $25,962.09 which was a grant made to the Winnipeg Enterprises Corporation.) The Hockey Canada Corporation has agreed to pay these expenses and it is proposed the Federal Government reimburse Hockey Canada, $78,305. No payments are being made for salaries for officials and hockey players resulting from the withdrawal of Canada from the World Championship.

Topic:   QUESTIONS ON THE ORDER PAPER
Subtopic:   WITHDRAWAL OF CANADA FROM WORLD HOCKEY TOURNAMENT
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REGULATIONS REGARDING HEATING OF FEDERAL BUILDINGS

NDP

Mr. Skoberg

New Democratic Party

1. Are here any regulations established by the Department of Supply and Services regarding coal and fuel oil for use in heating of federal government buildings and plants and, if so, what are these regulations?

2. Are there any regulations regarding the maximum percentage of sulfur content on coal and fuel oil purchases?

Topic:   QUESTIONS ON THE ORDER PAPER
Subtopic:   REGULATIONS REGARDING HEATING OF FEDERAL BUILDINGS
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LIB

James Armstrong Richardson (Minister of Supply and Services)

Liberal

Hon. James Richardson (Minister of Supply and Services):

1. Yes. Coal and fuel oil for heating of Federal Government buildings and plants are bought in accordance with Canadian Government Specifications Board Standards. (Canadian Government Specifications Standards 3GP-2(d) d/31 Dec. 68; 18GP-2(d) d/24 Apr 62; 18GP-4(a) d/2 Sept 66; 18GP-5(a) d/2 Sept 66; 18GP-7 d/9 May 69; 18GP-8 d/10 Feb 67 and 18GP-3 d/24 Apr 52.)

2. These standards point out that the maximum level permitted of the sulphur content of the fuels is related to the particular heating plant design and local conditions. The accepted tenders require guaranteed sulphur contents to meet the requirements of the plant design and its location.

Topic:   QUESTIONS ON THE ORDER PAPER
Subtopic:   REGULATIONS REGARDING HEATING OF FEDERAL BUILDINGS
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June 22, 1970