July 2, 1942 (19th Parliament, 3rd Session)

LIB

Mr. CRERAR: (Minister of Mines and Resources)

Liberal

1. Yes.
2. Two thousand, two hundred and eleven point two hundred and twenty-five acres (2.211-225).
3. The Chippewas of the Chenail Ecarte and St. Clair band of Indians to which the Stoney and Kettle Point Indians belonged retained under the surrender of 1827, 12,343 acres. Of this area 5,873 acres were surrendered or disposed of through enfranchisement at various dates and times leaving 6,470 acres. From this amount was taken 2,211-225 acres for military purposes.
4. Department of National Defence.
5. Yes.
6. Yes.
7. Negative 59 to 13.
8. $15 per acre plus value of improvements at appraised value. (Land $33,168.75-improvements and moving costs $16,831.25- total, $50,000.)
9. Yes.
10. Yes.
11. Department of Justice expressed opinion that the government had the right to acquire property under War Measures Act.
12. Answered by No. 11.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   STONEY POINT INDIAN RESERVE-PURCHASE OF LAND FOR MILITARY PURPOSES
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