December 13, 1971

NATIONAL DEFENCE-MEAFORD TANK RANGE

PC

Mr. Noble

Progressive Conservative

1. What is the perimeter in miles of the Meaford Tank Range?

2. How many acres of the fringe area of the Tank Range could be used at the present time for recreational purposes?

3. If this area were opened to the public, what would be the perimeter in miles of the remainder of the Range which would have to be fenced to protect the public?

Topic:   SUPPLY AND SERVICES-PURCHASE OF SUNGLASSES
Subtopic:   NATIONAL DEFENCE-MEAFORD TANK RANGE
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LIB

Jack Sydney George (Bud) Cullen (Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of National Defence)

Liberal

Mr. Jack Cullen (Parliamentary Secretary to Minister of National Defence):

1. Approximately 25 miles.

2. This matter is under investigation now and all that can be said at this time is that there are approximately 25 acres which are considered comparatively safe and these two fringe areas are: A portion of Vail Point, and the Administrative Camp Area and its immediate vicinity.

3. If the two areas in question were cleared and certified safe the following fencing would be required on both sides of the access route plus the area itself; (a) Vail Point-From the junction of the 13th Line and Lower Spring Roads to the beach-4 x 2 - 8 miles, and the area with a perimeter of some 700 to 1,000 yards; (b) Camp Administrative Area-From the Camp entrance to the area along the 9th Line road-] x 2 - 1 mile, and the area with a perimeter of some 1,000 yards.

Topic:   SUPPLY AND SERVICES-PURCHASE OF SUNGLASSES
Subtopic:   NATIONAL DEFENCE-MEAFORD TANK RANGE
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POLLUTION CONTROL DEVICE

PC

Mr. Aiken

Progressive Conservative

1. Has the attention of the Minister of the Environment been drawn to the CTV program "W5" concerning the invention of a pollution control device by George Copeland, and his inability to market it?

2. Has his department any knowledge of this invention and have they been asked to evaluate it?

3. If so, what action has the department taken to support the use of this device?

Topic:   SUPPLY AND SERVICES-PURCHASE OF SUNGLASSES
Subtopic:   POLLUTION CONTROL DEVICE
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LIB

Eymard G. Corbin (Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of the Environment)

Liberal

Mr. Eymard Corbin (Parliamentary Secretary to Minister of the Environment):

1. Yes.

2. Yes.

3. Individual users will be free to select the systems and devices of their choice to meet the standards for pollution abatement set by the Department of the Environment.

December 13, 1971

Questions

Topic:   SUPPLY AND SERVICES-PURCHASE OF SUNGLASSES
Subtopic:   POLLUTION CONTROL DEVICE
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FAO PROGRAM-TURKEYS

PC

Mr. Monteith

Progressive Conservative

In response to the Invitations to Tender for the FAO program issued by the Poultry Division, Production and Marketing Branch, Department of Agriculture, how many tenders were received for (a) Tender No. 1, "The Purchase of Eviscerated Turkeys" dated October 15, 1971 (b) Tender No. 1, "Canned Turkeys" dated October 18, 1971 and in each case, who was the successful tenderer and what was the price per case covering the three lots of 500,000 pounds each?

Topic:   SUPPLY AND SERVICES-PURCHASE OF SUNGLASSES
Subtopic:   FAO PROGRAM-TURKEYS
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LIB

Horace Andrew (Bud) Olson (Minister of Agriculture)

Liberal

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

(a) In

response to the Agricultural Products Board invitation to tender on the supply of eviscerated turkeys for delivery to the World Food Program, nine tenders were received in units of 200,000 pounds, (b) In response to the Agricultural Products Board invitation to tender on the cooking, deboning, and canning of these turkeys, ten tenders were received in units of 500,000 pounds.

At this time, the supply of turkeys is being arranged with successful tenderers and contracts are being negotiated for the processing and canning of the product. However, since the entire program for supply and canning operations is on the basis of competitive tenders and contract negotiations are not yet completed, it is not considered in the public interest to announce unit prices or similar details at this time.

Topic:   SUPPLY AND SERVICES-PURCHASE OF SUNGLASSES
Subtopic:   FAO PROGRAM-TURKEYS
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SUPPLY AND SERVICES-PURCHASE OF PENCILS

PC

Mr. McQuaid

Progressive Conservative

Has the government awarded a contract recently to Scripto of Canada Ltd. for mechanical pencils and, if so (a) what was the amount of the contract (b) how many mechanical pencils were involved (c) when was the last previous contract for mechanical pencils awarded and for what amount?

Topic:   SUPPLY AND SERVICES-PURCHASE OF PENCILS
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LIB

James Armstrong Richardson (Minister of Supply and Services)

Liberal

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

Yes. A contract was awarded on October 25, 1971 to Scripto of Canada Ltd. (a) $14,256; (b) 64,800 mechanical pencils; (c) The last previous contract was awarded on January 8, 1971 to Scripto of Canada Ltd. for 57,120 pencils at a cost of $12,566.

Topic:   SUPPLY AND SERVICES-PURCHASE OF PENCILS
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SUPPLY AND SERVICES-PACKING CASES FOR TECHNICAL FIELD EQUIPMENT

PC

Mr. McQuaid

Progressive Conservative

Has the government awarded a contract recently to NVF Industries of Canada Ltd. for the purchase of luggage and, if so (a) what was the amount of the contract (b) how many pieces of luggage were involved (c) what type of luggage was involved (d) what use is to be made of this luggage and how will it be distributed?

Topic:   SUPPLY AND SERVICES-PACKING CASES FOR TECHNICAL FIELD EQUIPMENT
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LIB

James Armstrong Richardson (Minister of Supply and Services)

Liberal

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

Yes. A contract was awarded on October 20, 1971 to NFV Industries Ltd., for packing cases for technical field equipment used by survey parties, (a) $11,566; (b) 300 cases; (c) and (d) these cases are used for transporting technical field equipment used by survey parties in the Department of Energy, Mines and Resources.

Topic:   SUPPLY AND SERVICES-PACKING CASES FOR TECHNICAL FIELD EQUIPMENT
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SUPPLY AND SERVICES-PURCHASE OF PADLOCKS

LIB

James Armstrong Richardson (Minister of Supply and Services)

Liberal

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

Yes. A contract was awarded on October 27, 1971 to Sargent and Greenleaf of Canada Ltd.; (a) $13,610; (b) 1,000; (c) the last previous contract was awarded on August 19, 1971 at a total cost of $19,849.

Topic:   SUPPLY AND SERVICES-PURCHASE OF PADLOCKS
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KAMOURASKA-L'ISLET COUNTY-LOAN APPLICATIONS TO FARM CREDIT CORPORATION

SC

Mr. Dionne

Social Credit

1. How many loan applications were submitted to the Farm Credit Corporation by the farmers of Kamouraska-L'Islet County in 1969-70 and 1970-71?

2. How many loans were granted each year in Kamouraska-L'Is-let County since the inception of the Farm Credit Corporation to April 1971?

Topic:   SUPPLY AND SERVICES-PURCHASE OF PADLOCKS
Subtopic:   KAMOURASKA-L'ISLET COUNTY-LOAN APPLICATIONS TO FARM CREDIT CORPORATION
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December 13, 1971