March 20, 1979

QUESTIONS ON THE ORDER PAPER


(Questions answered orally are indicated by an asterisk.)


LIB

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

Liberal

Mr. Yvon Pinard (Parliamentary Secretary to Deputy Prime Minister and President of Privy Council):

Mr. Speaker, the following questions will be answered today: Nos. 708, 1,028, 1,032, 1,128, and 1,129.

I ask, Mr. Speaker, that the remaining questions be allowed to stand.

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IND

Mr. Jones

Independent

1. What was the reason for the 24 hour stop just south of Fredericton, New

Brunswick during a training exercise involving the 2nd Battalion in October 1974? '

2. Have new four-wheel drive vehicles since been purchased and if so what was the total cost?

3. What was the total cost of the original plans to purchase the four-wheel drive vehicles?

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Sub-subtopic:   TRAINING EXERCISE-N.B.
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LIB

Barnett Jerome Danson (Minister of National Defence)

Liberal

Hon. Barney Danson (Minister of National Defence):

1. There is no record of a 24-hour stopover south of Fredericton in October, 1974 by the 2nd battalion of any regiment.

2. Yes. $51,773,088.

3. $67,960,000.

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LIB

Mr. Herbert (Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Public Works; Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of State for Urban Affairs)

Liberal

1. What is the estimated cost to the government of its share of the amount paid by provincial governments for payments for medical services received by Canadians while in foreign countries?

2. Has the government considered a per diem tax for Canadians returning to Canada to cover medical expenses incurred while in a foreign country?

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Subtopic:   QUESTIONS ON THE ORDER PAPER
Sub-subtopic:   MEDICAL SERVICES
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LIB

Monique Bégin (Minister of National Health and Welfare)

Liberal

Hon. Monique Begin (Minister of National Health and Welfare):

In so far as the Department of National Health and Welfare is concerned:

1. In 1977-78 the estimated amount paid for out-of-country services was $20.8 million for services covered under the Hospital Insurance Program and $5.5 million for services covered under the Medical Care Program, for a total of about $26.3 million. The federal share of such costs under the Federal-Provincial Fiscal Arrangements and Established Programs Financing Act, 1977 comes to about 50 per cent, or approximately $13.2 million, taking into account both cash contributions and the value of tax points transferred to the provinces.

2. No.

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PC

Mr. Diefenbaker

Progressive Conservative

1. Did the government give its consent to the Government of France to confer on Dr. William Jaffe the Legion d'Honneur and, if so, on what date?

2. Did the government give its consent to the granting of the Award, some time ago, of Chevalier of the Order of the Legion d'Honneur on Premier Levesque and, if so, on what date?

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Subtopic:   QUESTIONS ON THE ORDER PAPER
Sub-subtopic:   DR. WILLIAM JAFFE
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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 French government was informed on April 5, 1978 of Canadian approval of its request to award the "Order of the Legion of Honour" to Mr. William Jaffe in recognition of his contribution to France through his various publications.

2. The Government of Canada was informed of the possibility of Mr. Levesque being awarded a decoration by the French government but was not asked to agree to it. In November, 1977 the Canadian government reminded the French authorities of Canadian practice regarding the granting of foreign awards to Canadian citizens.

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Subtopic:   QUESTIONS ON THE ORDER PAPER
Sub-subtopic:   DR. WILLIAM JAFFE
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NDP

Mr. Knowles (Winnipeg North Centre) (N.D.P. House Leader)

New Democratic Party

1. What was the total amount at credit in the Canadian Forces Superannuation Account as at March 31 (a) 1976 (b) 1977 (c) 1978?

2. What rate of interest has the government paid for the use of this money during the fiscal years ending on the dates noted above?

3. What amount of interest was credited to the Canadian Forces Superannuation Account during the fiscal years ending March 31 (a) 1976 (b) 1977 (c) 1978?

4. What was the total amount paid of the Canadian Forces Superannuation Account during the fiscal years ending March 31 (a) 1976 (b) 1977 (c) 1978?

March 20, 1979

Order Paper Questions

Topic:   ROUTINE PROCEEDINGS
Subtopic:   QUESTIONS ON THE ORDER PAPER
Sub-subtopic:   CANADIAN FORCES SUPERANNUATION ACCOUNT
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LIB

Barnett Jerome Danson (Minister of National Defence)

Liberal

Hon. Barney Danson (Minister of National Defence):

(b) Widows who commenced drawing pension:

1. Balance in the Canadian Forces Superannuation Account as at:

Actuarial Liability CFSA Account

31 Mar 76 2,186,562,695.73 4,270,267,250.56 31 Mar 77 2,263,362,998.98 4,742,803,872.70 31 Mar 78 2,333,827,474.93 5,204,825,818.72

2. Rates of Interest for:

(a) 1975/76 1. Quarter ending 30 Jun 75

2. Quarter ending 30 Sep 75

3. Quarter ending 31 Dec 75

4. Quarter ending 31 Mar 76

(b) 1976/77 1. Quarter ending 30 Jun 76

2. Quarter ending 30 Sep 76

3. Quarter ending 31 Dec 76

4. Quarter ending 31 Mar 77

(c) 1977/78 1. Quarter ending 30 Jun 77

2. Quarter ending 30 Sep 77

3. Quarter ending 31 Dec 77

Total

6,456,829,946.29

7,006,166,871.68

7,538,653,293.65

1.6612 per cent 1.6724 per cent 1.7109 per cent 1.7209 per cent 1.7471 percent 1.7488 per cent 1.7707 per cent 1.7891 percent 1.8102 per cent 1.8204 per cent 1.8372 per cent

1959 98 1966 263 1973 4411960 121 1967 303 1974 4781961 166 1968 303 1975 4701962 179 1969 371 1976 5541963 207 1970 323 1977 5271964 208 1971 375 1978 5741965 283 1972 420 2. (a) Retired pensioners deceased in: 1959 91 1966 208 1973 379I960 103 1967 243 1974 5241961 114 1968 295 1975 4961962 127 1969 353 1976 5131963 142 1970 356 1977 5071964 169 1971 331 1978 3841965 190 1972 323

(b) Widows of pensioners deceased in:

4. Quarter ending 31 Mar 78 1.8508 per cent 1959 9 1966 39 1973 12 3. Amount of interest credited to CFSA during fiscal year 1960 12 1967 45 1974 30 ending: 1961 17 1968 56 1975 39 Actuarial 1962 19 1969 50 1976 58 CFSA Account Total 1963 26 1970 52 1977 28 31 Mar 76 85,565,010.91 157,615,710.88 243,180,721.79 31 Mar 77 88,547,963.29 176,486,622.14 265,034,585.43 31 Mar 78 91,476,814.34 198,022,138.53 289,498,952.87 1964 1965 28 1971 34 1972 24 11 1978 38 4. Payments out of CFSA during fiscal year ending: 3. Number of CFSA contributors: 31 Mar 76 172,352,486.95 1946 212,692 1955 118,077 1964 120,78131 Mar 77 189,680,605.01 31 Mar 78 207,873,360.29 1947 1948 36,535 34,762 1956 116,678 1965 114,1641957 117,092 1966 107,467CANADIAN ARMED FORCES SUPERANNUATION 1949 41,676 1958 119,038 1967 105,584Question No. 1,129-Mr. Knowles (Winnipeg North Centre): 1950 47,185 1959 120,412 1968 101,5721. In each year 1959 to 1978 (a) how many personnel of the Canadian Armed 1951 68,427 1960 119,597 1969 98,340Forces have commenced drawing pensions under the Canadian Forces Superan- 1952 95,394 1961 120,055 1970 93,353nuation Act (b) how many widows have commenced drawing pensions under the said Act? 1953 104,427 1962 126,474 1971 89,5632. In each year 1959 to 1978, how many pensions under the Canadian Forces 1954 112,529 1963 123,693 1972 84,933Superannuation Act to (a) retired Canadian Armed Forces personnel (b) widows of such personnel, have been discontinued because of the death of the annuitant? 1973 82,402 3. In each year 1946 to 1978, how many service personnel contributed to the 1974 79,921 pension or annuity account under the former Part V or under the provisions of 1975 79,639 the present Canadian Forces Superannuation Act? 1976 79,772

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LIB

Barnett Jerome Danson (Minister of National Defence)

Liberal

Hon. Barney Danson (Minister of National Defence):

1977 80,546

1. (a) Personnel of the armed forces retired to pension in: 1978 80,032 1959 752 1966 3,407 1973 3,3571960 1,048 1967 2,983 1974 3,4781961 1,418 1968 2,787 1975 3,4591962 1,343 1969 4,050 1976 3,0031963 1,623 1970 4,075 1977 3,1241964 2,454 1971 4,267 1978 3,3881965 3,419 1972 4,405

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Subtopic:   QUESTIONS ON THE ORDER PAPER
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LIB

James Alexander Jerome (Speaker of the House of Commons)

Liberal

Mr. Speaker:

The questions enumerated by the parliamentary secretary have been answered. Shall the remaining questions be allowed to stand?

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Subtopic:   QUESTIONS ON THE ORDER PAPER
Sub-subtopic:   CANADIAN FORCES SUPERANNUATION ACCOUNT
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Some hon. Members:

Agreed.

March 20, 1979

Energy Supplies

Topic:   ROUTINE PROCEEDINGS
Subtopic:   QUESTIONS ON THE ORDER PAPER
Sub-subtopic:   CANADIAN FORCES SUPERANNUATION ACCOUNT
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GOVERNMENT ORDERS

ENERGY SUPPLIES EMERGENCY ACT, 1979 MEASURE TO CONSERVE STOCKS


The House resumed from Monday, March 19, consideration of the report stage of Bill C-42, to provide a means to conserve the supplies of energy within Canada during periods of national emergency caused by shortages or market disturbances affecting the national security and welfare and the economic stability of Canada, as reported (with amendments) from the Standing Committee on National Resources and Public Works.


LIB

James Alexander Jerome (Speaker of the House of Commons)

Liberal

Mr. Speaker:

Pursuant to the order made Monday, March 19, 1979, the House will now proceed to the taking of the deferred divisions on the report stage of Bill C-42.

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Call in the members.


LIB

James Alexander Jerome (Speaker of the House of Commons)

Liberal

Mr. Speaker:

The question now is on motion No. 2 in the

name of the hon. member for Northumberland-Durham (Mr.

Lawrence).

The House divided on motion No. 2 (Mr. Lawrence), which

was negatived on the following division:

Alexander (Division No. 38)

YEAS Messrs. Dinsdale Lambert

Alkenbrack Douglas (Bellechasse)Andre (Nanaimo-Cowichan- Lambert(Calgary Centre) The Islands) (Edmonton West)Baker Elzinga La Salle(Grenville-Carleton) Epp LawrenceBalfour Forrestall LeggattBeatty Gauthier MacDonald (Miss)Benjamin (Roberval) (Kingston and theBlackburn Gillies Islands)Brewin Grafftey MaloneBrisco Halliday MasniukCadieu Hare MazankowskiClark Hees McCain(Rocky Mountain) Hnatyshyn McGrathClarke Howie McKenzie(Vancouver Quadra) Huntington McKinleyCoates Janelle MitgesCorbett Jarvis MuirCossitt Jelinek MunroCrosby Jones (Esquimalt-Saanich)(Halifax-East Hants) Kempling MurtaDarling Knowles Neilde Cotret (Winnipeg NielsenDick North Centre) NowlanDiefenbaker Korchinski Nystrom

March 20, 1979

Orlikow

Paproski

Parker

Patterson

Peters

Pigott (Mrs.)

Rae

Ritchie

Roche

Rodriguez

Messrs.

Rynard

Saltsman

Schellenberger

Scott

(Hamilton-Wentworth)

Scott

(Victoria-Haliburton)

Siddon

Skoreyko

Stanfield

Stewart

(Marquette)

Stewart

(Cochrane)

Symes

Towers

Wenman

Whiteway

Wise

Woolliams Yewchuk-90.

++NAYS

Abbott

Allmand

Anderson

Andres

(Lincoln)

Appolloni (Mrs.)

Baker

(Gander-Twillingate) Bichard Bigin (Miss)

Blais

Blaker

Blouin

Boulanger

Breau

Buchanan

Bussiires

Caccia

Cafik

Campagnolo (Mrs.) Campbell (Miss)

(South Western Nova) Caron Chritien Clermont Collenette Comtois Corbin Coti Cullen Cyr Danson Daudlin Dawson De Bani Demers Dionne

(Northumberland-

Miramichi)

Douglas

(Bruce-Grey)

Duclos

Dupont

Dupras

Messrs.

Duquet Ethier Faulkner Fleming Flynn Foster Fox Francis Gauthier (Ottawa-Vanier) Gendron Gillespie Goodale Guilbault Harquail Herbert Holt (Mrs.)

Hopkins

Horner

Isabelle

Johnston

(Westmount)

Joyal

Kaplan

Lachance

Lajoie

Lalonde

Lamontagne

Landers

Lang

Langlois

Laniel

Lapointe

Leblanc

(Laurier)

LeBlanc

(Westmorland-Kent)

Lefebvre

Lessard

Loiselle

(Chambly)

Loiselle

(Saint-Henri)

Lumley

MacEachen

MacGuigan

Maine

Marceau

Marchand

Martin

Mclsaac

McRae

Milne

Munro

(Hamilton East) Nicholson (Miss) O'Connell Ouellet Parent Pearsall Philbrook Pinard Portelance Prud'homme Railton Raines Reid Roberts Rompkey Rooney Roy

(Laval)

Sauvi (Mrs.)

Savard

Smith

(Saint-Jean) Stollery Tessier Trudel Turner Watson Whelan Wood Yanakis Young-114.

Motion No. 2 (Mr. Lawrence) negatived.

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March 20, 1979