June 29, 1984

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, for the last time: Nos. 734, 735, 736, 788 and 863.

Topic:   POINT OF ORDER
Subtopic:   QUESTIONS ON THE ORDER PAPER
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Mr. Mazankowski

Progressive Conservative

1. Is there a National Capital Commission Advisory Committee on Arts and, if so, what (a) are its terms of reference (b) is the (i) name (ii) background or expertise (iii) term of appointment of each member (c) remuneration, such as salary or travel expenses (i) do the members receive (ii) did the members receive to date (d) other funding, if any, is provided by the Government?

2. During the fiscal year 1982-83, did the Committee and, if so (a) how often (b) how often is it required to meet (c) what matters did it consider (d) what reports and/or recommendations were published?

Topic:   POINT OF ORDER
Subtopic:   QUESTIONS ON THE ORDER PAPER
Sub-subtopic:   NCC ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON ARTS
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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):

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Order Paper Questions

(ii) For 1983-84, committee members received remuneration of $12,125 and were reimbursed travel expenses of $8,016.

(d) No other direct funding is provided. Elowever, certain secretariat costs, such as office supplies, stationery, etc., are covered by the National Capital Commission budget.

2. (a) Five times, (b) There is no set minimum limit to the number of times the Committee should meet, (c) The Committee reviewed various items pursuant to its mandate, (d) The Committee does not publish reports or recommendations.

Topic:   POINT OF ORDER
Subtopic:   QUESTIONS ON THE ORDER PAPER
Sub-subtopic:   NCC ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON ARTS
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Mr. Mazankowski

Progressive Conservative

1. Is there a National Capital Commission Advisory Committee on Real Property and, if so, what (a) are its terms of reference (b) is the (i) name (ii) background or expertise (iii) term of appointment of each member (c) remuneration, such as salary or travel expenses (i) do the members receive (ii) did the members receive to date (d) other funding, if any, is provided by the Government?

2. During the fiscal year 1982-83, did the Committee and, if so (a) how often (b) how often is it required to meet (c) what matters did it consider (d) what reports and/or recommendations were published?

Topic:   POINT OF ORDER
Subtopic:   QUESTIONS ON THE ORDER PAPER
Sub-subtopic:   NCC ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON REAL PROPERTY
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Roméo LeBlanc (Minister of Public Works; Minister responsible for Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation)

Liberal

Hon. Romeo LeBlanc (Minister of Public Works):

1. Yes. (a) The Committee advises the NCC on matters relating to major real property transactions including acquisition, disposals, leases and easements in the National Capital Region. In addition, the Committee advises on other matters concerning real property management, particularly in the area of policy development.

Name (ii) Occupation (iii) TermGeorges Couillard Lac Megantic, Quebec Real Estate Advisor One year, renewable annually for a maximum of five yearsJames Butler Toronto, Ontario Real Estate Advisor Joseph H. Chung Montreal, Quebec Urban economist M. J. Fitzgerald Ottawa, Ontario Agriculture Specialist William Assad Gatineau, Quebec Businessman Edmund Nesbitt Ottawa, Ontario Real Estate " "James William Parker St. John's, Newfoundland Businessman " "Robert Frechette Ste-Foy, Quebec Real Estate Advisor n nWilliam Patrick Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Contractor Monica Becott Prince George, British Columbia Alderman Armand Turpin Hull, Quebec Businessman " "

(c) (i) The Committee members receive remuneration as follows: $200 per day or $100 per half day for attendance at meetings and time spent in performing special assignments approved by the Commission, a travel time allowance of not less than $50 plus $25 per hour for any number of hours

exceeding two to a maximum of $400 per return trip, reasonable travelling and other expenses are reimbursed.

(ii) For 1983-84, Committee members received remuneration of $14,500 and were reimbursed travel expenses of $13,113.

(d) No other direct funding is provided. However, certain secretariat costs, such as office supplies, stationery, etc., are covered by the National Capital Commission budget.

2. (a) Four times, (b) There is no set minimum limit to the number of times the Committee should meet, (c) The Committee reviewed various items pursuant to its mandate, (d) The Committee does not publish reports or recommendations.

Topic:   POINT OF ORDER
Subtopic:   QUESTIONS ON THE ORDER PAPER
Sub-subtopic:   NCC ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON REAL PROPERTY
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Mr. Mazankowski

Progressive Conservative

1. Is there a National Capital Commission Advisory Committee on Design and, if so, what (a) are its terms of reference (b) is the (i) name (ii) background or expertise (iii) term of appointment of each member (c) remuneration, such as salary or travel expenses (i) do the members receive (ii) did the members receive to date (d) other funding, if any, is provided by the Government?

2. During the fiscal year 1982-83, did the Committee and, if so (a) how often (b) how often is it required to meet (c) what matters did it consider (d) what reports and/or recommendations were published?

Topic:   POINT OF ORDER
Subtopic:   QUESTIONS ON THE ORDER PAPER
Sub-subtopic:   NCC ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON DESIGN
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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. Yes. (a) The Committee on Design advises the NCC on the discharge of its duties with regard to approving designs of buildings and other works of federal lands in the National Capital Region; this mandate relates to siting, erection, alteration and extension of such buildings and works.

Name (ii) Occupation (iii) TermDimitri Dimakopoulos Montreal, Quebec Architect and Urban Designer One year, renewable annually for a maximum of five yearsClaude Belzile Quebec, Quebec Architect Michael Hough Toronto, Ontario Landscape Architect Andrew B. Lynch Halifax, Nova Scotia Architect D. John Moore Vancouver, British Columbia Architect and Urban Designer Takao Tanabe Parksville, British Columbia Artist A. Jack Diamond Toronto, Ontario Architect and Urban Designer William T. Perks Calgary, Alberta Engineer and Environmental Designer Eva Vecsei Montreal, Quebec Architect and Urban Designer Alexander E. Rattray Winnipeg, Manitoba Landscape Architect Charles G. Smith Calgary, Alberta Lawyer Phillip M. Reynolds Winnipeg, Manitoba Architect

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(c) (i) The Committee members receive remuneration as follows: $200 per day or $100 per half day for attendance at meetings and time spent in performing special assignments approved by the Commission, a travel time allowance of not less than $50 plus $25 per hour for any number of hours exceeding two to a maximum of $400 per return trip, reasonable travelling and other expenses are reimbursed.

(ii) For 1983-84, Committee members received remuneration of $35,200 and were reimbursed travel expenses of $35,675.

(d) No other direct funding is provided. However, certain secretariat costs, such as office supplies, stationery, etc., are covered by the National Capital Commission budget.

2. (a) Seven times, (b) There is not set minimum limit to the number of times the Committee should meet, (c) The Committee reviewed various items pursuant to its mandate, (d) The Committee does not publish reports or recommendations.

Topic:   POINT OF ORDER
Subtopic:   QUESTIONS ON THE ORDER PAPER
Sub-subtopic:   NCC ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON DESIGN
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Mr. Mazankowski

Progressive Conservative

1. Is there an Advisory Committee on Financial Institutions and, if so, what (a) are its terms of reference (b) is the (i) name (ii) background or expertise (iii) term of appointment of each member (c) remuneration, such as salary or travel expenses (i) do the members receive (ii) did the members receive to date (d) other funding, if any, is provided by the Government?

2. During the Fiscal year 1982-83, did the Committee meet and, if so (a) how often (b) how often is it required to meet (c) what matters did it consider (d) what reports and/or recommendations were published?

Topic:   POINT OF ORDER
Subtopic:   QUESTIONS ON THE ORDER PAPER
Sub-subtopic:   ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS
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LIB

Roy MacLaren (Minister of State (Finance))

Liberal

Hon. Roy MacLaren (Minister of State (Finance)):

l.(a) Yes. There is an Advisory Committee on Financial Institutions. In establishing the Committee in January, 1984, the Minister of State (Finance) said that he would ask the Committee to advise him on what regulatory changes would help to ensure that the benefits of the evolving trends in the financial services industry can be secured, while simultaneously protecting the public interest.

(b) (i) Committee members are: Mr. Donald Bean; Mr. Michael Belanger; Mr. Raymond Blais; Mr. Norman Brom-berger; Mr. Larry Clarke; Mr. Edward Crawford; Dr. William A. Dimma; Dr. Marie-Josee Drouin; Mr. Frank B. Lamont; Mrs. Betty Kennedy; Mr. Earl H. Orser; Mr. Dan Pekarsky; Mr. Grant L. Reuber; Mr. Jean Robitaille; Mr. William H. Somerville and Mr. Robert H. Jones.

(ii) Most Committee members are senior executives of financial institutions (see below).

(iii) It is hoped that the members will be able to serve until the Committee is dissolved.

(c) (i) Committee members receive no remuneration for serving on the Advisory Committee, although they may request reimbursement for travel expenses incurred.

(ii) To date $1,671.36 has been expended for these purposes.

(d) The Government has also covered the cost of meeting rooms used by the Committee and catering costs. These expenses have totalled $3,740.12 to date.

Order Paper Questions

2. No.

Committee Members

Mr. Donald Bean President and Chief Operating Officer Wood Gundy Limited

Monsieur Raymond Blais President

La Confederation des caisses populates et d'economie Desjardins du Quebec

Mr. Larry Clarke Chairman of the Board Chief Executive Officer Spar Aerospace Limited

Mr. William A. Dimma President and Chief Operating Officer A. E. LePage

Mr. Robert H. Jones Chairman and Chief Executive Officer The Investors Group

Monsieur Michel Belanger President du conseil President et chef de la direction Banque nationale du Canada

Mr. Norman Bromberger Chief Executive Officer and General Manager

Saskatchewan Central Credit Union

Mr. Edward Crawford President

The Canada Life Assurance Company

Madame Marie-Josee Drouin Directeur general Institut Hudson

Mrs. Betty Kennedy, O.C.

Public Affairs Editor CFRB Radio

Mr. Frank Lamont President and Chief Executive Officer Richardson Greenshields of Canada Limited

Mr. Dan Pekarsky President

First City Financial Corporation

Mr. William H. Somerville President and Chief Executive Officer Victoria and Grey Trust

Mr. Earl H. Orser President and Chief Executive Officer London Life

Mr. Grant L. Reuber

President

Bank of Montreal

Mr. Jean Robitaille President

Royal Insurance Company of Canada

Topic:   POINT OF ORDER
Subtopic:   QUESTIONS ON THE ORDER PAPER
Sub-subtopic:   ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS
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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 Office of the President of the Privy Council 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 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:   POINT OF ORDER
Subtopic:   QUESTIONS ON THE ORDER PAPER
Sub-subtopic:   PCO-EXEMPT STAFF
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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):

1. (a) to (d) The President of the Privy Council employs exempt staff as follows:

Name and Title

Date of Employment

Young, R.-Executive Assistant 01.05.80

Mathieu, J.-Communications Assistant 24.10.83

Deslauriers, L.-Assistant Private Secretary 13.09.82

Giovanniello, M.-Research Assistant 17.11.82

Therien, J.-Y.-Chauffeur 06.03.80

Yip, M.-Senior Special Assistant Constituency 06.12.82

Burgoyne, L.-Secretaire 04.08.81

Melan^on, L.-Special Assistant Constituency 01.11.82

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Order Paper Questions 2. No. (a) and (b) Not applicable.

Topic:   POINT OF ORDER
Subtopic:   QUESTIONS ON THE ORDER PAPER
Sub-subtopic:   PCO-EXEMPT STAFF
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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 questions Nos. 180 and 713 could be made orders for returns, these returns would be tabled immediately.

Topic:   POINT OF ORDER
Subtopic:   QUESTIONS ON THE ORDER PAPER
Sub-subtopic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
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LIB

Gildas L. Molgat (Speaker pro tempore)

Liberal

Mr. Speaker:

The questions enumerated by the Parliamentary Secretary have been answered. Is it the pleasure of the House that questions Nos. 180 and 713 be deemed to have been made orders for returns?

Topic:   POINT OF ORDER
Subtopic:   QUESTIONS ON THE ORDER PAPER
Sub-subtopic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
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Some Hon. Members:

Agreed.

EM&R-EMPLOYMENT OF OUTSIDE CONSULTANTS

Topic:   POINT OF ORDER
Subtopic:   QUESTIONS ON THE ORDER PAPER
Sub-subtopic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
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Mr. Blenkarn

Progressive Conservative

L In the fiscal year (a) 1981-82 (b) 1982-83 were outside consultants employed by the Department of Energy, Mines and Resources and, if so (i) how many (ii) what was the total amount paid?

2. Were any consultants paid more than $20,000 and, if so, in each case what (a) was his/her name (b) was the amount (c) services were provided?

Return tabled.

Topic:   POINT OF ORDER
Subtopic:   QUESTIONS ON THE ORDER PAPER
Sub-subtopic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
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Mr. Mazankowski

Progressive Conservative

1. Is there a Canadian Employment and Immigration Advisory Council and, if so, what (a) are its terms of reference (b) is the (i) name (ii) background or expertise (iii) term of appointment of each member (c) remuneration, such as salary or travel expenses (i) do the members receive (ii) did the members receive to date (d) other funding, if any, is provided by the Government?

2. During the fiscal year 1982-83, did the Council meet and, if so (a) how often (b) how often is it required to meet (c) what matters did it consider (d) what reports and/or recommendations were published?

Return tabled.

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Topic:   POINT OF ORDER
Subtopic:   QUESTIONS ON THE ORDER PAPER
Sub-subtopic:   CANADIAN EMPLOYMENT AND IMMIGRATION ADVISORY COUNCIL
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LIB

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

Liberal

Mr. Evans:

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

Topic:   POINT OF ORDER
Subtopic:   QUESTIONS ON THE ORDER PAPER
Sub-subtopic:   CANADIAN EMPLOYMENT AND IMMIGRATION ADVISORY COUNCIL
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LIB

Gildas L. Molgat (Speaker pro tempore)

Liberal

Mr. Speaker:

Shall the remaining questions be allowed to stand?

Topic:   POINT OF ORDER
Subtopic:   QUESTIONS ON THE ORDER PAPER
Sub-subtopic:   CANADIAN EMPLOYMENT AND IMMIGRATION ADVISORY COUNCIL
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June 29, 1984