March 10, 1954 (22nd Parliament, 1st Session)

LIB

Mr. Dickey: (Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Defence Production)

Liberal

1. None.
2. (a) Reported surplus-buildings numbered 1, 4, 5, 7, 8 (part only), 9, 12, 13, 14, 15, 20, 21, 27, 29 (part only), 31, 32, 36, 41.
(b) All sold-except building number 20, which was totally destroyed by fire before sale of above mentioned buildings.
3. (a) Reported surplus-October 29, 1953.
(b) Sold-January 13, 1954.
4. (a) Cooper Wrecking Company Limited, Dundas, Ontario.
(b) $6,250, plus undertaking to demolish structures, remove materials and concrete foundations, to restore sites or partial sites.
5. Seventeen.
6. Sale made "en bloc" on account of demolition and restoring restrictions.
7. Answered by No. 4(a).
8. Crown Assets Disposal Corporation.
9. The government's policy for disposing of surplus buildings varies depending upon whether or not the land on which the buildings are located is also declared surplus. If buildings and land are being declared surplus, bids are invited for their purchase. If, on the other hand, the crown wishes to retain the land for other purposes, bids are invited covering the demolition and removal of the surplus buildings, and restoration of the site. This was the policy followed in the case of the national defence buildings at Carling Heights, Wolseley barracks, London, Ontario.

Topic:   NATIONAL DEFENCE
Subtopic:   SURPLUS BUILDINGS, LONDON, ONT.
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