April 27, 1950 (21st Parliament, 2nd Session)

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Mr. Marlin:

1. Number of employees as at April 1, 1950 (exclusive of treasury employees): Newfoundland, 35; Prince Edward Island, 7; Nova Scotia, 45; New Brunswick, 42; Quebec, 210; Ontario, 187; Manitoba, 48; Saskatchewan, 48; Alberta, 49; British Columbia, 46; Yukon and Northwest Territories, 5.
2. No.
3 and 4. British Columbia, Manitoba, Ontario and Nova Scotia: $5 for each requested and completed investigation.
Newfoundland: $5 for each requested
and completed investigation, provided that a guarantee of a minimum amount of $5,000 is given for the first year, commencing November 1, 1949.
5. Number of families in pay as at March 31, 1950: Newfoundland, 50,694; Prince
Edward Island, 13,165; Nova Scotia, 91,012; New Brunswick, 72,410; Quebec, 507,727; Ontario, 603,847; Manitoba, 105,611; Saskatchewan, 116.917; Alberta, 130,686; British Columbia, 156,367; Yukon and Northwest Territories, 3,833.

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6. Number of investigations completed during the month of March, 1950: Newfoundland, 65; Prince Edward Island, nil; Nova Scotia, 232; New Brunswick, 60; Quebec, 125; Ontario, 82; Manitoba, 120; Saskatchewan, 15; Alberta, 41; British Columbia, 29; Yukon and Northwest Territories, 11.
7. Total number of accounts in suspense for all reasons as at March 31, 1950: 13,765.
A large number of these accounts are suspended for purely technical and administrative reasons, such as: change of address, change of payee due to death of former payee, return of cheques by postal authorities, et cetera. It is not possible to segregate from the total number of accounts in suspense those accounts specifically withheld from parents because of failure to carry out properly the provisions of the act.

Topic:   FAMILY ALLOWANCES
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