June 27, 1984

LIB

Gildas L. Molgat (Speaker pro tempore)

Liberal

Mr. Speaker:

When shall the Bill be read a second time? At the next sitting of the House?

Topic:   BANK ACT
Subtopic:   MEASURE TO AMEND
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Some Hon. Members:

Agreed.

Topic:   BANK ACT
Subtopic:   MEASURE TO AMEND
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INDIAN SELF-GOVERNMENT ACT


MEASURE TO ESTABLISH On the Order: Introduction of Bills: June 22, 1984-The Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development- Bill intituled: "An Act relating to self-government for Indian Nations".


LIB

Gildas L. Molgat (Speaker pro tempore)

Liberal

Mr. Speaker:

I am obliged to call to the attention of the Minister that we have not yet received the royal recommendation. When it has been received, the Minister will be able to proceed with this Bill. Possibly it can be cleared up shortly.

Topic:   INDIAN SELF-GOVERNMENT ACT
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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. 681, 730, 818 and 870.

June 27, 1984

Order Paper Questions

Topic:   INDIAN SELF-GOVERNMENT ACT
Subtopic:   QUESTIONS ON THE ORDER PAPER
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Mr. Clark (Yellowhead)

Progressive Conservative

1. (a) Which agency or agencies or person or persons, and working in what city or cities, conceived and designed the logo and corporate signature of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (b) what amount and on what date was each agency paid for these and any related services?

2. What means were employed by the Corporation to protect its logo and corporate signature from use by others either within, or external to, Canada?

3. Is the Corporation represented by any subsidiaries, agents or offices in other countries and, if so, in which other countries and by what other subsidiaries, agents or offices?

Topic:   INDIAN SELF-GOVERNMENT ACT
Subtopic:   QUESTIONS ON THE ORDER PAPER
Sub-subtopic:   CBC-LOGO AND CORPORATE SIGNATURE
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LIB

Francis Fox (Minister of Communications)

Liberal

Hon. Francis Fox (Minister of Communications):

I am

informed by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation as follows:

1. (a) Burton Kramer Associates Ltd., Graphic Design Consultants, 206 Bloor Street West, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

(b) The contract signed on June 27, 1973 with Burton Kramer Associates Limited called for the payment of $50,000 for the research, design and development of a symbol. The contract also called for assessment and application phases, the fees for which were to be based upon standard design office rates.

No accurate statement of the amounts paid under these later phases can now be provided since the accounts payable records for these related services, dated nine and ten years ago, are no longer in existence. The requirements of the relevant federal legislation which sets out the period of retention of such records, have been met.

2. The Corporation's Trade Mark "C's Design" was registered under the Trade Marks Act on February 28, 1975.

3. The CBC has its own foreign offices in London, England, in Paris, France, in Washington and New York, U.S.A., and has correspondents in Moscow, U.S.S.R., and in Peking, China. In addition, the Corporation is represented by the following agencies and distributors:

-Canadian Standard Broadcast Sales, New York City, U.S.A.;

-D. L. Taffner Ltd., New York City, U.S.A.;

-Tohokushinsha Film Co. Ltd., Tokyo, Japan;

-Representaciones de Television Ltda., Santiago, Chile;

-McCann International Programme Marketing Ltd., Bickley, England;

-Western World Television, Beverley Hills, U.S.A.;

-Premier Performance Corporation, New York City, U.S.A.; -Viacom Enterprises, New York City, U.S.A.;

-EXCEL, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil;

-Jaguar Distribution Corp., New York City, U.S.A.;

-D. L. Taffner Ltd., Chatswood, Australia;

-American Journal of Nursing Co., New York City, U.S.A.; -Films Incorporated, Wilmette, U.S.A.;

-Filmakers Library Inc., New York City, U.S.A.;

-International Film Exchange, New York City, U.S.A.;

-Journal Films Inc., Evanston, U.S.A.;

-Pyramid Film & Video, Santa Monica, U.S.A.;

-Time-Life Video, New York, U.S.A.;

-Wombat Productions Inc., Ossining, U.S.A.;

-Pegasus Films, Clwyd, North Wales, U.K.;

-Educational Film Services Limited, Hong Kong;

-Educational Media Limited, Melbourne, Australia;

-Encyclopaedia Britannica (S.A.) (Pty) Limited, Johannesburg, South Africa;

-Filmo Singapore (Pty) Ltd., Singapore.

Topic:   INDIAN SELF-GOVERNMENT ACT
Subtopic:   QUESTIONS ON THE ORDER PAPER
Sub-subtopic:   CBC-LOGO AND CORPORATE SIGNATURE
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Mr. Nickerson

Progressive Conservative

1. On March 8, 1984 did NorthwesTel Inc., the Crown corporation which provides telephone services in northwestern Canada, file, with the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission, an application for rate changes including the following increases (a) exchange services, rotary service,

37.5 per cent (b) PBX, Key Telephone Systems, Auxiliary Equipment and Misc. Services (i) PBX, 10 per cent (ii) Key Telephone, 10 per cent (iii) Charge for non-published number, 6 per cent (iv) Zenith Service, 40 per cent (v) Additional directory listing, 10 per cent (vi) Centrex service, 5 per cent (c) Locality Rate Areas, Locality Rate surcharge, 6 per cent (d) Mileage Charges (i) Individual services outside of Base Rate Area, 10 per cent (ii) Off-premises extension, 40 per cent (e) Local Coin Service, 150 per cent (0 Message Toll Service (i) Rates within operating and adjacent areas 6.4 per cent (ii) Time and Charge service

78.6 per cent (g) Private Wire Service (i) Teletype circuit rentals, 10 per cent (ii) Equipment rentals, 10 per cent (iii) Local loops, 75 per cent (iv) Installation charges, 10 per cent (h) Telex Service, Equipment rental rates, up to 10 per cent (i) Broadband Service (i) Equipment rental rates, 40 per cent (ii) Toll charges, 50 per cent (iii) Service Charges, 100 per cent and, if so, did the Minister of Finance in his budget speech on February 15, 1984 state, "The existing policy of limiting price increases for goods and services sold by the federal Government, Crown corporations and federally regulated industries will be extended a third year. The price guidelines will be reduced from 5 per cent to 4 per cent for this period."?

2. Will the Government require NorthwesTel Inc. to comply with the price guidelines laid down by the Minister of Finance?

Topic:   INDIAN SELF-GOVERNMENT ACT
Subtopic:   QUESTIONS ON THE ORDER PAPER
Sub-subtopic:   RATE CHANGES REQUESTED BY NORTHWESTEL INC.
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LIB

Francis Fox (Minister of Communications)

Liberal

Hon. Francis Fox (Minister of Communications):

1. Yes, an application was filed by NorthwesTel Inc. on March 8, 1984. The rate increases requested are as stated in the question, with the following exceptions:

(b) (iii) PBX, charge for unlisted number, increase 5.8 per cent instead of 6 per cent.

(g) (iv) Private wire installation charges, average increase 11.26 per cent (under restructuring of tariff) instead of 10 per cent.

(h) Telex service, equipment rental rates up to 7 per cent instead of 10 per cent.

Yes, the Minister of Finance did make a statement on this subject in his budget speech on February 15, 1984.

2. When the CRTC decision regarding this application is issued, it will be reviewed within the context of the government's policy of limiting price increases for goods and services sold by the federal Government, Crown corporations, and federally regulated industries.

June 27, 1984

Topic:   INDIAN SELF-GOVERNMENT ACT
Subtopic:   QUESTIONS ON THE ORDER PAPER
Sub-subtopic:   RATE CHANGES REQUESTED BY NORTHWESTEL INC.
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Mr. Greenaway

Progressive Conservative

1. Did the Department of Public Works contract for the laying of carpeting in the hallways of the West Block and, if so (a) for what reason (b) on whose authority (c) at what cost?

2. Was the contract put out to tender and (a) if not, for what reason (b) if so (i) when and how was the invitation to tender advertised (ii) what were the names of the successful and unsuccessful bidding firms (iii) what price did each bid quote?

3. Does the Department plan to contract for the carpeting of the hallways of any other buildings in the parliamentary precinct?

Topic:   INDIAN SELF-GOVERNMENT ACT
Subtopic:   QUESTIONS ON THE ORDER PAPER
Sub-subtopic:   DPW-CARPETING OF HALLWAYS IN WEST BLOCK
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LIB

Roméo LeBlanc (Minister of Public Works; Minister responsible for Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation)

Liberal

Hon. Romeo LeBlanc (Minister of Public Works):

1. (a)

Public Works Canada contracted for the laying of carpet in the third and fourth floor hallways of the West Block at the request of the House of Commons administration. This installation was rendered as a tenant service paid from House of Commons funds, (b) Director of Logistics, House of Commons. (c) $22,100.

2. Invited tenders were called in accordance with the Government contracts regulations, (a) Not applicable, (b) (i) Contractors were invited to bid with names being taken from the Regional Contractors Index, (ii) and (iii) Carpet Fair Ltd., $22,100. (awarded contract); Armenia Rug, $22,881.73.

3. The House of Commons administration intends in the future to proceed with the installation of carpet on the second floor corridor and on the east corridor of the first floor of the West Block.

Topic:   INDIAN SELF-GOVERNMENT ACT
Subtopic:   QUESTIONS ON THE ORDER PAPER
Sub-subtopic:   DPW-CARPETING OF HALLWAYS IN WEST BLOCK
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Mr. Hnatyshyn (Official Opposition House Leader; Progressive Conservative Party House Leader)

Progressive Conservative

1. Are any exempt staff employed by the Ministry of State (Small Businesses and Tourism) and, if so, what are their (a) titles (b) positions (c) names (d) initial date of employment as exempt staff?

2. Do any of the staff mentioned in part 1 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:   INDIAN SELF-GOVERNMENT ACT
Subtopic:   QUESTIONS ON THE ORDER PAPER
Sub-subtopic:   EXEMPT STAFF OF MINISTER OF STATE (SMALL BUSINESSES AND TOURISM)
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LIB

David P. Smith (Minister of State (Small Businesses and Tourism))

Liberal

Hon. David Smith (Minister of State (Small Businesses and Tourism)):

1. The Minister of State (Small Businesses and Tourism) currently employs eight exempt staff:

(a) and (b) (c) (d)Executive Assistant G. Wilson 19/09/83Research Assistant R. Weston 07/05/84Special Assistant H. Flanagan 15/08/83Special Assistant C. Gleeson 05/12/83Special Assistant P. Legris 02/04/84Special Assistant D. Pfahl 02/04/84Special Assistant P. Robson 15/08/83Special Assistant J. Innes 29/08/832. No. [English]

Topic:   INDIAN SELF-GOVERNMENT ACT
Subtopic:   QUESTIONS ON THE ORDER PAPER
Sub-subtopic:   EXEMPT STAFF OF MINISTER OF STATE (SMALL BUSINESSES AND TOURISM)
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LIB

Gildas L. Molgat (Speaker pro tempore)

Liberal

Mr. Speaker:

The questions as enumerated by the Hon. Parliamentary Secretary have been answered.

Order Paper Questions

Topic:   INDIAN SELF-GOVERNMENT ACT
Subtopic:   QUESTIONS ON THE ORDER PAPER
Sub-subtopic:   EXEMPT STAFF OF MINISTER OF STATE (SMALL BUSINESSES AND TOURISM)
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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):

Mr. Speaker, if question No. 744 could be made an order for return, this return would be tabled immediately.

Topic:   INDIAN SELF-GOVERNMENT ACT
Subtopic:   QUESTIONS ON THE ORDER PAPER
Sub-subtopic:   QUESTION PASSED AS ORDER FOR RETURN
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LIB

Gildas L. Molgat (Speaker pro tempore)

Liberal

Mr. Speaker:

Is it the pleasure of the House that question No. 744 be deemed to have been made an order for return?

Topic:   INDIAN SELF-GOVERNMENT ACT
Subtopic:   QUESTIONS ON THE ORDER PAPER
Sub-subtopic:   QUESTION PASSED AS ORDER FOR RETURN
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June 27, 1984