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LIB

Louis Duclos (Parliamentary Secretary to the Secretary of State for External Affairs)

Liberal

Mr. Louis Duclos (Parliamentary Secretary to Secretary of State for External Affairs):

1. No.

2. External Affairs records show that in 1965 the Honourable R.G. Williston, British Columbia Minister of Lands, Forests and Water Resources, wrote the Hon. Paul Martin, Secretary of State for External Affairs, to express his province's strong opposition to the NAWAPA proposal. Mr. Martin took note of British Columbia's stand, but reserved his own position on the proposal, which preliminary federal study

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had shown to offer no benefits to Canada that could not be derived from a more limited development primarily in Canada. The Hon. Judy LaMarsh, Secretary of State, said in the House of Commons on April 3, 1967, "The NAWAPA, Grand Canal and other suggested schemes diverting water to the United States are based on the as yet unestablished assumptions that there is an economic demand for Canadian water in the United States, that Canada has a surplus, over and above its own requirements, with which it might supply this demand, or part of it, and that it would be in Canada's national interest to export water to the United States." Since then, the NAWAPA scheme has not been raised as an issue and is not an active subject within the federal government at this time.

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CMHC-LAWYERS RETAINED IN VICTORIA

PC

Mr. McKinnon

Progressive Conservative

What were the names and addresses of all lawyers and law Firms in the Constituency of Victoria who performed services for Central Mortgage and Housing Corporation during 1977 and, in each case, what was the total amount paid?

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LIB

André Ouellet (Minister of Public Works; Minister of State for Urban Affairs)

Liberal

Hon. Andre Ouellet (Minister of Public Works and Minister of State for Urban Affairs):

I am advised by Central Mortgage and Housing Corporation as follows: CMHC retained the lawyers listed below to handle mortgage documentation for loans approved in the Metropolitan Victoria area in 1977:

Name Location

Cecil O. D. Branson Victoria

R. B. Hutchison Victoria

Michael J. O'Connor Victoria

T. P. O'Grady, Q.C. Victoria

Ian H. Stewart Victoria

Legal fees in connection with Central Mortgage and Housing Corporation direct loans are paid by the borrower and CMHC, therefore, has no record of the amounts paid to these lawyers.

The following lawyers were retained to handle legal actions for 1977 in the Metropolitan Victoria area:

Name Location Legal Costs and Fees

Ray, Wolfe, Connell,

Lightbody and Reynolds Vancouver nilCox, Taylor and Company Victoria nil

Where actions are settled prior to trial, the costs are paid by the borrower and Central Mortgage and Housing Corporation has no records of the amounts.

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Subtopic:   CMHC-LAWYERS RETAINED IN VICTORIA
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TRANS-CANADA HIGHWAY-BANFF

PC

Mr. Bawden

Progressive Conservative

Has consideration been given to adding maintenance and sanding equipment to ensure the safest possible conditions on the Trans-Canada Highway between the east Banff Gate, the Town of Banff, the Sunshine turn off and Lake Louise?

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Subtopic:   TRANS-CANADA HIGHWAY-BANFF
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LIB

James Hugh Faulkner (Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development)

Liberal

Hon. James Hugh Faulkner (Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development):

At present maintenance operations (including sanding) on the Trans-Canada Highway in Banff National Park are provided on the basis of 12 hours per day,

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seven days per week with call outs on off hours as required. Adequate equipment is available for this operation.

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Subtopic:   TRANS-CANADA HIGHWAY-BANFF
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SUPPLY AND SERVICES-VIBRATION AND SHOCK TESTING

PC

Mr. Huntington

Progressive Conservative

1. What are the names of the companies, their addresses and amounts of each bid on Department of Supply and Services Contract 09SD, 97701-7-46309 (8SD 77-09061), "Vibration and shock testing"?

2. Who was the successful contractor, and what was the amount of the bid?

3. Was the contract awarded to a Canadian bidder and, if not, for what reason?

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Subtopic:   SUPPLY AND SERVICES-VIBRATION AND SHOCK TESTING
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LIB

Pierre De Bané (Minister of Supply and Services)

Liberal

Hon. Pierre De Bane (Minister of Supply and Services):

1. Dayton T. Brown Inc.,

Church Street,

Bohemia,

Long Island, New York 11716 U.S.A.

This company submitted a bid in the amount of $9,625.00 U.S.

2. Same as above.

3. No. This company is the only known commercial laboratory in North America with capabilities and experience in testing external stores (SUU-20 MOD Bomb and Rocket Dispenser) to U.S. specifications.

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SUPPLY AND SERVICES-STATIC LOAD TESTING OF LAUNCHERS

PC

Mr. Huntington

Progressive Conservative

1. What are the names of the companies, their addresses and amounts of each bid on Department of Supply and Services Contract 09SD, 97701-7-46310 (8SD 77-09062), "Undertake static load testing of two LAU-5003/A launchers"?

2. Who was the successful contractor and what was the amount of the bid?

3. Was the contract awarded to a Canadian bidder and, if not, for what reason?

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Subtopic:   SUPPLY AND SERVICES-STATIC LOAD TESTING OF LAUNCHERS
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LIB

Pierre De Bané (Minister of Supply and Services)

Liberal

Hon. Pierre De Bane (Minister of Supply and Services):

1. Dayton T. Brown Inc.,

Church Street,

Bohemia,

Long Island, New York 11716 U.S.A.

This Company submitted a bid in the amount of $4,545.00 U.S.

2. Same as above.

3. No. This company is the only known commercial laboratory in North America with capabilities and experience in testing external stores (LAU5003/A Rocket Launcher) to U.S. specifications.

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Subtopic:   SUPPLY AND SERVICES-STATIC LOAD TESTING OF LAUNCHERS
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BUREAU OF INTERNATIONAL CULTURAL RELATIONS

IND

Mr. Jones

Independent

1. What is the purpose of the creation of a Bureau of International Cultural Relations? Under whose auspices will this bureau be?

2. Will this Bureau be taking over responsibilities of any other programmes and if so, name them. What will the relationship of this Bureau and Canadian missions abroad be?

3. Who has been appointed to this Bureau and what are their qualifications? What will be their respective responsibilities?

4. Does the creation of this Bureau of International Cultural Relations represent any elimination of jobs from programmes which have been taken over and if so, how many? Does the creation of this Bureau of International Cultural Relations represent any reduction in the annual budget of the Department of External Affairs and if so, how much?

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Subtopic:   BUREAU OF INTERNATIONAL CULTURAL RELATIONS
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LIB

Louis Duclos (Parliamentary Secretary to the Secretary of State for External Affairs)

Liberal

Mr. Louis Duclos (Parliamentary Secretary to Secretary of State for External Affairs):

1. The Bureau of International Cultural Relations in the Department of External Affairs was created as a distinct entity to reflect the increasing importance attached to projecting Canada's cultural image abroad in support of Canadian foreign policy objectives. As is the case for all bureaux in the department, the Bureau of International Cultural Relations reports through the Under-Secretary to the Secretary of State for External Affairs.

2. The Bureau of International Cultural Relations is comprised of the academic relations division, cultural affairs division and historical division, all of which formerly formed part of the Bureau of Public Affairs. The new bureau will not be taking over the responsibilities of any other programs. Its relationship with Canadian missions abroad will continue to be one of close co-operation in promoting Canada's cultural image abroad.

3. Mr. Gilles Lefebvre has been appointed to the new bureau. Formerly director of the Canadian Cultural Centre in Paris he studied music in Ottawa and Paris and gained an international reputation for his work with "Jeunesses musica-les du Canada", which he founded in 1949, and the Orford Arts Centre which he also established. He has served five terms as president of the "Federation internationale des jeunesses musicales" (36 countries are members) and was president of the Canadian Conference of the Arts from 1970 to

1972. His responsibilities will be those of director general of the bureau.

4. No programs were abolished. The creation of the new Bureau of International Cultural Relations does not represent any reduction in the annual budget of the Department of External Affairs.

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LIB

Yvon Pinard (Parliamentary Secretary to the President of the Privy Council)

Liberal

Mr. Pinard:

I ask that the remaining questions be allowed to stand, including the questions by the right hon. member for Prince Albert (Mr. Diefenbaker).

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LIB

James Alexander Jerome (Speaker of the House of Commons)

Liberal

Mr. Speaker:

Is it agreed that the remaining questions be allowed to stand?

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Some hon. Members:

Agreed.

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Point of Order-Mr. Pinard

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POINT OF ORDER

March 9, 1979