February 15, 1905 (10th Parliament, 1st Session)

L-C

Mr. SAM. HUGHES asked :

Liberal-Conservative

1. How much money has been spent by the
Dominion government since 1896, upon each of the following : (a) Port Arthur harbour ; (b) Fort William harbour ; (c) Kaministiquia
river ; classified into (1) dredging : (2) breakwaters ; (3) other purposes ?
2. What quantities of each of the following .are to be excavated during 1905-6 in each of the three locations above named ?
3. What' are the dates and terms of the contracts entered into with those engaged in dredging at the aforesaid points in 1903-4 and 1904-5?
4. Will the government lay the said contracts upon the table of this House ?
5. What are the horse-power, tonnage and dimensions of each of the dredges engaged in said work ?
6. What is the cost of dredges newly built, similar to those engaged at the above three points ?
to question 5. Take for instance the 5th section of the question.
What are the horse-power, tonnage and dimensions of each of the dredges engaged in said work 1
There is no information of that character in the department and the question would have to stand a considerable time before I would be able to get the information.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   WORK IN INLAND HARBOURS.
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