March 17, 1909 (11th Parliament, 1st Session)

LIB

Hon. L. P. BRODEUR (Minister of Marine and Fisheries): (Minister of Marine and Fisheries)

Liberal

1. Nine.
2. 'Canada.' Southeast coast of Nova Scotia and Cape Breton.
'Constance.' Cape Breton coast.
'Petrel.' Prince Edward Island coast.
'Curlew.' Bay of Fundy.
'Princess.' Magdalen Islands and Lower Gulf Division.
'Vigilant.' Lake Erie.
'Kestrel.' British Columbia coast.
'Falcon.' British Columbia coast.
3. Yes, the government has decided to build a cruiser for the British Columbia fisheries protection service.
4. Tenders were called a year ago for the construction of the cruiser. The tenders received were not considered owing to representations made by some Canadian ship building firms, who suggested some changes in the plans and specifications. The plans and specifications were revised and new tenders called for. These tenders are now under consideration.
5. Yes. Mr. Ralph Smith, M.P., Vancouver Board of Trade, and Hon. Hewitt Bostock.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   GOVERNMENT FISHERY CRUISERS.
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