February 24, 1955 (22nd Parliament, 2nd Session)

LIB

Mr. McCubbin: (Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Agriculture)

Liberal

1. No. An agreement under the policy of grants in aid of agricultural exhibition associations in the construction of buildings, similar to those elsewhere, was entered into between the Newfoundland Exhibition Association, Limited, and the government on September 2, 1952, for a grant of up to $100,000 toward the construction of an exhibition building at St. John's, Newfoundland.
2. Yes, in ten annual instalments.
3. $40,000.
4. No.
5. Answered by No. 4.
6. Similar amounts were available to exhibition associations up to December, 1952, when the policy of financial assistance to agricultural exhibitions and fairs was revised.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   SPORTS CENTRE, ST. JOHN'S, NFLD.
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