March 21, 1984


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.)


LIB

John Leslie Evans (Parliamentary Secretary to the President of the Privy Council)

Liberal

Mr. John Evans (Parliamentary Secretary to President of the Privy Council):

Mr. Speaker, the following questions will be answered today: Nos. 95, 391, 456 to 459 inclusive, 498, 515, 571, 581 and 703.

Order Paper Questions

Topic:   NORTHWEST TERRITORIES ACT AND THE YUKON ACT
Subtopic:   QUESTIONS ON THE ORDER PAPER
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PC

Mr. Howie

Progressive Conservative

How many persons engaged in public relations, media relations or publicity are employed by the Department of National Health and Welfare?

Topic:   NORTHWEST TERRITORIES ACT AND THE YUKON ACT
Subtopic:   QUESTIONS ON THE ORDER PAPER
Sub-subtopic:   DEPARTMENT OF NATIONAL HEALTH AND WELFARE-MEDIA RELATIONS STAFF
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LIB

Monique Bégin (Minister of National Health and Welfare)

Liberal

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

Thirty-three.

Topic:   NORTHWEST TERRITORIES ACT AND THE YUKON ACT
Subtopic:   QUESTIONS ON THE ORDER PAPER
Sub-subtopic:   DEPARTMENT OF NATIONAL HEALTH AND WELFARE-MEDIA RELATIONS STAFF
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Mr. Howie

Progressive Conservative

1. Did the Ministry of Justice establish a Special Committee to study the problems associated with pornography and prostitution in Canada and, if so, what (a) were the names of the non-public service members of the Committee (b) were their terms of remuneration (c) was the purpose of the Committee?

2. Will the Committee receive public presentations?

3. Will the Committee hold hearings outside Ottawa and, if so, at how many locations?

4. What is the estimated total cost of the Committee's operation?

5. Within what time frame is the committee expected to complete its work?

Topic:   NORTHWEST TERRITORIES ACT AND THE YUKON ACT
Subtopic:   QUESTIONS ON THE ORDER PAPER
Sub-subtopic:   SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON PORNOGRAPHY AND PROSTITUTION
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LIB

Mark R. MacGuigan (Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada)

Liberal

Hon. Mark MacGuigan (Minister of Justice):

1. Yes.

(a) Paul Fraser, Joan Wallace, Mary Eberts, Andree Ruffo, John McLaren, Susan Clark.

(b) The Chairman is to be paid S500 per day. Other Committee members are to be paid $300 per day, subject to a maximum of 60 days.

(c) The terms of reference of the Special Committee are as follows:

(1) to consider the problems of access to pornography, its effects and what is considered to be pornographic in Canada;

(2) to consider prostitution in Canada with particular reference to loitering and street soliciting for prostitution, the operation of bawdy-houses, living off the avails of prostitution, and the exploitation of prostitutes and the law relating to these matters;

(3) to ascertain public views on ways and means to deal with these problems by inviting written submissions from concerned groups and citizens and by conducting public meetings in major centres across the country;

(4) to consider, without travelling outside Canada, the experience and attempts to deal with these problems in other countries including the United States, European Economic Council and selected Commonwealth countries such as Australia and New Zealand;

(5) to consider alternatives, report its findings and recommend solutions to the problems associated with pornography and prostitution in Canada, as soon as possible, but not later than December 31, 1984.

2. Yes. The Committee welcomes written and oral submissions from the public.

3. Yes. Other than the national capital region, the Committee was scheduled to appear in 20 locations across Canada and has already appeared in some locations: Calgary, Edmonton,

March 21, 1984

Order Paper Questions

Vancouver, Toronto, Niagara Falls, London, Windsor, Montreal, Val D'Or, Sherbrooke, Quebec City, Victoria, Regina, Winnipeg, St. John's, Charlottetown, Fredericton, Halifax, Whitehorse and Yellowknife.

4. Five hundred thousand dollars.

5. The Committee was appointed June 23, 1983, and is due to report by December 31, 1984.

Topic:   NORTHWEST TERRITORIES ACT AND THE YUKON ACT
Subtopic:   QUESTIONS ON THE ORDER PAPER
Sub-subtopic:   SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON PORNOGRAPHY AND PROSTITUTION
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Mr. Blenkarn

Progressive Conservative

1. In 1979 were any income tax reassessments made by Department of National Revenue auditors and, if so, how many taxpayers were reassessed?

2. How many of the reassessments (a) were withdrawn (b) gave rise to litigation (c) were confirmed by a court?

Question No. 457-Mr. Blenkarn:

1. In 1980 were any income tax reassessments made by Department of National Revenue auditors and, if so, how many taxpayers were reassessed?

2. How many of the reassessments (a) were withdrawn (b) gave rise to litigation (c) were confirmed by a court?

Question No. 458-Mr. Blenkarn:

1. In 1981 were any income tax reassessments made by Department of National Revenue auditors and, if so, how many taxpayers were reassessed?

2. How many of the reassessments (a) were withdrawn (b) gave rise to litigation (c) were confirmed by a court?

Question No. 459-Mr. Blenkarn:

1. In 1982 were any income tax reassessments made by Department of National Revenue auditors and, if so, how many taxpayers were reassessed?

2. How many of the reassessments (a) were withdrawn (b) gave rise to litigation (c) were confirmed by a court?

Topic:   NORTHWEST TERRITORIES ACT AND THE YUKON ACT
Subtopic:   QUESTIONS ON THE ORDER PAPER
Sub-subtopic:   INCOME TAX REASSESSMENTS
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LIB

Pierre Bussières (Minister of National Revenue)

Liberal

Hon. Pierre Bussieres (Minister of National Revenue):

Year Number of Reassessments

1979/80 255,349

1980/81 255,169

1981/82 253,710

1982/83 328,500

2. 1979/80 1980/81 1981/82 1982/83(a) Objections allowed in full 6,693 7,080 9,106 12,961(b) Cases submitted to litigation 1,855 1,958 1,989 2,614(c) Reassessments confirmed by a court 721 961 920 833

Topic:   NORTHWEST TERRITORIES ACT AND THE YUKON ACT
Subtopic:   QUESTIONS ON THE ORDER PAPER
Sub-subtopic:   INCOME TAX REASSESSMENTS
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PC

Mr. Howie

Progressive Conservative

Does the Government maintain records showing the extent to which it is contractually committed for each fiscal year beyond 1983-84 for leases and other goods and services and (a) if not, for what reason (b) if so, for each year, what is the dollar value of those contractual commitments?

Topic:   NORTHWEST TERRITORIES ACT AND THE YUKON ACT
Subtopic:   QUESTIONS ON THE ORDER PAPER
Sub-subtopic:   DPW-CONTRACTUAL COMMITMENTS FOR LEASES
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LIB

John Leslie Evans (Parliamentary Secretary to the President of the Privy Council)

Liberal

Mr. John Evans (Parliamentary Secretary to President of the Privy Council):

I am informed by the Departments of

Public Works and Supply and Services as follows: For leases, yes; for goods and services, no.

(a) The Department of Supply and Services, as the main contractor of government goods and services, does not keep records of the global amount of long-term commitments. In order to provide a global amount, each department would have to look to individual transactions which in time and money would be prohibitive.

(b) Contractual Commitments-Leases Dollar Value

April, 1983-March, 1984 249,006,958.55

April, 1984-March, 1985 255,928,094.43

April, 1985-March, 1986 179,058,721.03

April, 1986-March, 1987 144,100,263.88

April, 1987-March, 1988 111,737,303.33

April, 1988-March, 1989 86,633,864.71

April, 1989-March, 1990 65,513,495.86

April, 1990-March, 1991 62,343,993.63

April, 1991-March, 1992 60,805,696.81

April, 1992-March, 1993 50,819,331.27

April, 1993-March, 1994 33,753,062.68

April, 1994-March, 1995 27,569,510.50

April, 1995-March, 1996 24,269,226.76

April, 1996-March, 1997 23,003,479.63

April, 1997-March, 1998 22,687,355.65

April, 1998-March, 1999 22,687,354.65

April, 1999-March, 2000 22,687,321.65

April, 2000-March, 2001 22,687,321.65

April, 2001-March, 2002 22,687,321.65

April, 2002-March, 2003 22,687,321.65

April, 2003-March, 2004 22,687,321.65

April, 2004-March, 2005 22,687,321.65

April, 2005-March, 2006 22,687,321.65

April, 2006-March, 2007 22,687,321.65

April, 2007-March, 2008 22,687,321.65

April, 2008-March, 2009 22,687,321.65

April, 2009-March, 2010 22,687,321.65

April, 2010-March, 2011 22,687,321.65

April, 2011-March, 2012 16,838,431.00

April, 2012-March, 2013 16,838,431.00

April, 2013-March, 2014 16,838,431.00

April, 2014-March, 2015 18.00

April, 2015-March, 2016 18.00

April, 2016-March, 2017 18.00

April, 2017-March, 2018 18.00

April, 2018-March, 2019 18.00

April, 2019-March, 2020 18.00

April, 2020-March, 2021 18.00

April, 2021-March, 2022 18.00

April, 2022-March, 2023 18.00

April, 2023-March, 2024 18.00

April, 2024-March, 2025 18.00

April, 2025-March, 2026 18.00

April, 2026-March, 2027 18.00

April, 2027-March, 2028 18.00

April, 2028-March, 2029 18.00

April, 2029-March, 2030 18.00

The foregoing amounts include short term crown-lease contracts and long term lease-purchase contracts the latter normally covering a period of up to 35 years. This explains the abrupt reduction of commitments in the year 2014. Moreover, the amounts exclude operating and other costs which can only be committed on an annual basis at the start of each fiscal year. A further point to recognize is that commitment values change from month to month due to new leases entered into and old lease terminations.

March 21, 1984

Order Paper Questions

Claude I. Taylor (Businessman) Place Air Canada

President & Chief Executive Officer Montreal H2Z 1X5

Topic:   NORTHWEST TERRITORIES ACT AND THE YUKON ACT
Subtopic:   QUESTIONS ON THE ORDER PAPER
Sub-subtopic:   DPW-CONTRACTUAL COMMITMENTS FOR LEASES
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Mr. Howie

Progressive Conservative

What are the (a) names (b) positions of the persons who occupy positions on the Executive and Board of Directors of Air Canada and, in each case, what amount was he/she paid in respect of that position in the fiscal year ended March 31, 1983?

Topic:   NORTHWEST TERRITORIES ACT AND THE YUKON ACT
Subtopic:   QUESTIONS ON THE ORDER PAPER
Sub-subtopic:   AIR CANADA BOARD OF DIRECTORS
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LIB

Lloyd Axworthy (Minister of Transport)

Liberal

Hon. Lloyd Axworthy (Minister of Transport):

The management of Air Canada advises as follows: (a) See list below, (b) See list below.

Compensation. See Report on Governor in Council Appointees tabled in the House of Commons on November 17, 1983. Compensation for all other positions not listed in the report is regarded as proprietary information to Air Canada.

Current Officers of the Company

Geno F. Francolini Chairman of the Board (interim parttime)

Claude I. Taylor

President & Chief Executive Officer

B. R. Aubin

Vice-President, Facilities & Supply

A. Bodnarchuk

Vice-President, Computer & Systems Services

D. Bryce-Buchanan Vice-President, European Region

G. Chiasson

Vice-President, Passenger Marketing

L. C. DesBois, Q.C.

General Counsel

L. S. Desrochers

Vice-President, Financial Planning

M. Fournier

Vice-President, Public Affairs

G. G. Gauvreau Vice-President, Eastern Region

B. A. Gillies Vice-President, Cargo

C. H. Glenn Executive Consultant

D. J. Groom

Senior Vice-President, Finance & Planning

P. J. Jeanniot

Executive Vice-President & Chief Operating Officer

H. H. Cantor

Vice-President, In-Flight Service

J. P. Labrie

Vice-President, U.S. & Southern Region

R. W. Linder

Senior Vice-President, Marketing, Sales & Service

J. C. McDougall Vice-President, Maintenance & Engineering

J. R. McMurthy Vice-President, Central Region

B. F. Miller

Vice-President, Atlantic Canada Region

L. M. Raverty

Senior Vice-President, Technical Operations

W. J. Reid

Vice-President & Treasurer W. J. A. Rowe

Vice-President, Western Region

C. H. Simpson

Vice-President, Flight Operation

F. Vallee-Ouellet Secretary of the Company

R. T. Vaughan

Senior Vice-President, Legal & Government Affairs

J. Whitelaw

Senior Vice-President, Fluman Resources

H. J. Whitton

Vice-President, Operational Planning & Control

I. H. Asper, Q.C. (Lawyer)

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer CanWest Capital Corporation

Jacques Bock, B.Sc. (Businessman) President

Bock et Tetreau Inc.

Harry G. Colwell (Lawyer)

Partner

Gilbert, McGloan, Gillis

Michael G. DeGroote (Businessman) President & Chief Executive Officer Laidlaw Transportation Limited (est. 1961)

Lawrence C. Jolivet (Businessman) President, Oakwood Holdings Ltd.,

& Christopher Lawrence Ltd.

Arthur J. LeBlanc (Lawyer)

Partner

LeBlanc, MacDonald & Pickup Barristers & Solicitors

Pierre Levasseur (Management Consultant)

President Groupe Levasseur

Robert S. Lucenti (Lawyer)

Senior Partner Lucenti & Rivard

J. W. McLoughlan (Businessman) President

McLoughlan Supplies Limited

W. T. Molloy (Lawyer)

Senior Partner MacDermid & Company

Branny Schepanovich (Lawyer) Barrister & Solicitor McCuaig Desrochers

Topic:   NORTHWEST TERRITORIES ACT AND THE YUKON ACT
Subtopic:   QUESTIONS ON THE ORDER PAPER
Sub-subtopic:   AIR CANADA BOARD OF DIRECTORS
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Mr. Howie

Progressive Conservative

1900 Lakeview Square Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3C 3H8

601 Cote de Liesse, Coin de Stinson Montreal, Quebec H4N 2N1

Harbour Building 133 Prince William Street Box 7174, Postal Station "A" Saint John, N.B. E2L4S6

110 King Street West Suite 490 Hamilton, Ontario

8th Floor 595 Howe St.

Vancouver, B.C. V6C 2T5

301 Pitt Street P.O. Box 700

Port Hawkesbury, N.S. B0E 2V0

910 Lagauchetiere St. East Montreal, Quebec H2L 2N4

108 Main Street East North Bay, Ont. P1B IA8

22 Blackmarsh Road P.O. Box 877

St. John's, Nfld. A 1C 5L7

905-201-21st Street E. Saskatoon, Sask. S7K 0B8

1824 Royal Trust Tower Edmonton Centre Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2Z2

Topic:   NORTHWEST TERRITORIES ACT AND THE YUKON ACT
Subtopic:   QUESTIONS ON THE ORDER PAPER
Sub-subtopic:   AIR CANADA BOARD OF DIRECTORS
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What are the (a) names (b) positions of the persons who occupy positions on the Executive and Board of Directors of the Farm Credit Corporation and, in each case, what amount was he/she paid in respect of that position in the fiscal year ended March 31, 1983?


LIB

Eugene Whelan (Minister of Agriculture)

Liberal

Hon. E. F. Whelan (Minister of Agriculture):

The Farm Credit Corporation advises:

Board of Directors

Geno F. Francolini, F.C.A. Tillsonburg Town Center

(Chairman: Interim Part-Time) Suite 100, Tillsonburg, Ont.

Vice Chairman of the Board N4G 5A7

Chief Executive Officer Livingston International Inc.

(a)

E. H. Anderson P. Babey G. I. Trant E. J. J. Doyle R. Lambert C. T. Palmer I. Perlich

(b)

Chairman

Vice-Chairman

Member

Member

Member

Member

Member

March 21, 1984

Order Paper Questions

The Chairman and Vice-Chairman are full-time executives and their salaries are $73,000-585,920 and $61,090-571,890 respectively. Other members who are not employed by the federal Government receive a $200 per diem allowance fixed by the Governor in Council for each day in attendance at Corporation meetings. However, Dr. Trant does not receive an honorarium due to his position with the federal Government.

Topic:   NORTHWEST TERRITORIES ACT AND THE YUKON ACT
Subtopic:   QUESTIONS ON THE ORDER PAPER
Sub-subtopic:   FARM CREDIT CORPORATION BOARD OF DIRECTORS
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Mr. Howie

Progressive Conservative

Did the Atomic Energy Control Board establish standards for workers exposed to radioactive substances and, if so, is this information available to the general public and, if so, where?

Topic:   NORTHWEST TERRITORIES ACT AND THE YUKON ACT
Subtopic:   QUESTIONS ON THE ORDER PAPER
Sub-subtopic:   ATOMIC ENERGY CONTROL BOARD
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LIB

Leonard Donald Hopkins (Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Energy, Mines and Resources)

Liberal

Mr. Leonard Hopkins (Parliamentary Secretary to Minister of Energy, Mines and Resources):

Atomic Energy Control Board reports as follows: Yes, AECB has established standards for workers exposed to radioactive substances. This information is available upon request either by telephone or by mail from AECB.

Topic:   NORTHWEST TERRITORIES ACT AND THE YUKON ACT
Subtopic:   QUESTIONS ON THE ORDER PAPER
Sub-subtopic:   ATOMIC ENERGY CONTROL BOARD
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Mr. Hnatyshyn

Progressive Conservative

1. Are any exempt staff employed by the Minister of Consumer and Corporate Affairs and, if so, what are their (a) titles (b) positions (c) names?

2. Do any of the staff mentioned in part I receive income, financial assistance or other benefits related to their employment from sources other than the ministerial budget and, if so (a) which members (b) what are the details of the income, financial assistance or other benefits?

Topic:   NORTHWEST TERRITORIES ACT AND THE YUKON ACT
Subtopic:   QUESTIONS ON THE ORDER PAPER
Sub-subtopic:   EXEMPT STAFF OF MINISTER OF CONSUMER AND CORPORATE AFFAIRS
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March 21, 1984