June 19, 1944 (19th Parliament, 5th Session)

IND

Mr. ROY:

Independent

1. Did the Royal Canadian Mounted Police seize a still at Ste. Therese, county of Terrebonne, Quebec, in the section known as "les cent maisons"?
2. If so, (a) when; (b) what was the capacity; (c) what was its value; (d) how many houses were used in connection with such industry; (e) what are the names of the owners or tenants of such houses; (f) what is their occupation?
3. What are the names of the person or persons involved in this matter?
Mr. ST. LAURENT: The hon. member informed me that this question was intended to have to do with events subsequent to January 1, 1944, and on that assumption I have prepared an answer, as follows:
1. Yes.
The seizure of an illicit small drip-type still was effected by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police at Ste. Therese, P.Q., but it is not known if 23 Bertrand street is in the section known as "les cent maisons".
2. (a) May 10, 1944. (b) Two-gallon boiler
capacity, (c) Approximately $2. (d) One.
(e) Tenant-Norman Notter,. Owned by Wartime Housing Limited. (f) Norman Notter has been employed for approximately two years as general supervisor of Defence Industries Limited, Bouchard Plant, Ste. Therese, P.Q.
3. Norman Notter previously mentioned.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   MOUNTED POLICE-SEIZURE OF ILLICIT STILL AT STE. THERESE, QUE.
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