March 31, 1938 (18th Parliament, 3rd Session)

LIB

Mr. ROGERS: (Minister of Labour)

Liberal

1. During the fiscal year 1936-37 there were 27,898 persons placed.
During the fiscal year 1937-38 there were 29,379 persons placed.
2. The dominion's contributions with respect to payments made by the province to farm workers and farmers under the plan during the fiscal year 1936-37 totalled $454,868.63 and 8310.905.90 respectively.

Questions
The dominion's contributions with respect to payments made by the province to farm workers and farmers under the plan during the fiscal year 1937-38 totalled 8195,496.36 and $139,780.77 respectively.
These payments are a contribution of 50 per cent of the total expenditure incurred by the province and represent accounts received from the province and paid as of March 28, 1938, but do not include any payments which may have been made by the province during the years in question for which accounts have not as yet been received by the dominion.
3. During the fiscal year 1936-37 there were 31,081 applications received and 3,183 applications rejected.
During the fiscal year 1937-38 there were 41,541 applications received and 12,162 applications rejected.
Province or territory Total
(Sq. miles)
Prince Edward Island 2,184
Nova Scotia 21,068
New Brunswick 27.985
Quebec 594.534
Ontario 412.582
Manitoba 246.512
Saskatchewan 251,700
Alberta 255,285
British Columbia 366.255
Yukon 207,076
Northwest Territories-
Franklin 554,032
Keewatin 228,160
Mackenzie 527,490
Canada 3,694,863

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   FARM PLACEMENT SCHEME-SASKATCHEWAN
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