February 2, 1955 (22nd Parliament, 2nd Session)

LIB

Mr. Bourgei: (Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Public Works)

Liberal

1. $702,554.95 as of December 1, 1954.
2. Yes.
3. The original contract was based on an estimated cost of approximately $1,000,000. As demolition progressed, it became clear that the work of rehabilitation would be considerably more extensive than was originally estimated with consequent greater cost. It is now estimated that the final cost will be $2,398,000.
4. See answer to No. 3.
5. It is estimated construction work will be completed by April 1956.

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