November 2, 1970

ROUTINE PROCEEDINGS

BUFFALO AND FORT ERIE PUBLIC BRIDGE COMPANY ACT

LIB

Allan Joseph MacEachen (President of the Privy Council; Leader of the Government in the House of Commons; Liberal Party House Leader)

Liberal

Hon. Allan J. MacEachen (for the Minister of Finance) moved

for leave to introduce Bill C-179, respecting the Buffalo and Fort Erie Public Bridge Company.

Topic:   ROUTINE PROCEEDINGS
Subtopic:   BUFFALO AND FORT ERIE PUBLIC BRIDGE COMPANY ACT
Sub-subtopic:   AMENDMENTS RESPECTING BORROWING POWER AND TERMINATION OF JURISDICTION
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Motion agreed to, bill read the first time and ordered to be printed.


CONSUMER PACKAGING AND LABELLING ACT

PROVISIONS RESPECTING PROHIBITIONS, LABELS STANDARDIZATION, INSPECTION, ETC.

LIB

Stanley Ronald Basford (Minister of Consumer and Corporate Affairs)

Liberal

Hon. Ron Basford (Minister of Consumer and Corporate Affairs) moved

for leave to introduce Bill C-180, respecting the packaging, labelling, sale, importation and advertising of prepackaged and certain other products.

Topic:   CONSUMER PACKAGING AND LABELLING ACT
Subtopic:   PROVISIONS RESPECTING PROHIBITIONS, LABELS STANDARDIZATION, INSPECTION, ETC.
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Motion agreed to, bill read the first time and ordered to be printed. [DOT] (2:10 p.m.)


PUBLIC ORDER (TEMPORARY MEASURES) ACT, 1970 PROVISION OF EMERGENCY POWERS FOR PRESERVATION OF PUBLIC ORDER

LIB

John Napier Turner (Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada)

Liberal

Hon. John N. Turner (Minister of Justice) moved

for leave to introduce Bill C-181, to provide temporary emergency powers for the preservation of public order in Canada.

Topic:   PUBLIC ORDER (TEMPORARY MEASURES) ACT, 1970 PROVISION OF EMERGENCY POWERS FOR PRESERVATION OF PUBLIC ORDER
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Motion agreed to, bill read the first time and ordered to be printed.


QUESTIONS ON THE ORDER PAPER


(Questions answered orally are indicated by an asterisk.)


IMMIGRATION PROCEDURES FOR PERSONS ENTERING CANADA

PC

Mr. Paproski

Progressive Conservative

1. Is it the intention of the government to tighten immigration procedures for persons entering Canada as visitors?

2. Do immigration officers currently require identification from all persons seeking to enter Canada?

3. Are persons who are or may become public charges allowed to enter Canada as visitors?

4. Are known or suspected drug users or peddlers, within the meaning of the Criminal Code, permitted to enter Canada as visitors and, if so, what is the reason for such a policy?

5. In what cases are persons prohibited from entering Canada as visitors?

Topic:   QUESTIONS ON THE ORDER PAPER
Subtopic:   IMMIGRATION PROCEDURES FOR PERSONS ENTERING CANADA
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LIB

Otto Emil Lang (Minister of Manpower and Immigration; Minister responsible for the Canadian Wheat Board)

Liberal

Hon. Ofto E. Lang (Minister of Manpower and Immigration):

1. It is not the intention of the Government to make it more difficult for genuine visitors to come to Canada. An improved internal system is being developed to facilitate early detection and removal, if necessary, of those who overstay their legitimate sojourn in Canada as well as those whose immigration status is in doubt.

2. Yes.

3, 4 and 5. Categories of persons prohibited by law from entering Canada, as immigrants or as visitors, are described in Section 5 of the Immigration Act. These include persons who are public charges or who are likely to become public charges, as well as drug addicts or known or suspected drug peddlers and unlawful users within the meaning of the Narcotic Control Act.

Topic:   QUESTIONS ON THE ORDER PAPER
Subtopic:   IMMIGRATION PROCEDURES FOR PERSONS ENTERING CANADA
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FARM CREDIT CORPORATION LOANS TO INDIAN FARMERS

NDP

Mr. Gleave (N.D.P. Caucus Chair)

New Democratic Party

Of the 48 Farm Credit Corporation Loans to Indian farmers in Canada (a) how many individuals in each province received such loans (b) what was the amount of each loan to each individual (c) what was the purpose for which each loan was made?

Topic:   QUESTIONS ON THE ORDER PAPER
Subtopic:   FARM CREDIT CORPORATION LOANS TO INDIAN FARMERS
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LIB

Horace Andrew (Bud) Olson (Minister of Agriculture)

Liberal

Hon. H. A. Olson (Minister of Agriculture):

The Farm Credit Corporation advises that: This question is identical to Question No. 2054, June 16, 1970, which was answered on October 5, 1970.

Topic:   QUESTIONS ON THE ORDER PAPER
Subtopic:   FARM CREDIT CORPORATION LOANS TO INDIAN FARMERS
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OLD AGE SECURITY AND GUARANTEED INCOME SUPPLEMENT RECIPIENTS

November 2, 1970