1. Has the government received from the Imperial War Office or Colonial Office, a circular announcing that three (3) per cent commission will be allowed to the Canadian government on disbursements made on behalf of the Imperial authorities ?
2. If not three (3) per cent commission, what commission was named ?
3. Is it the purpose or intention of the government to accept such commission 7
4. Has such commission been charged the Imperial authorities by the Canadian government, or by any agents recommend ;d or appointed by the Canadian government ?
5. What agents or inspectors for Imperial purchases in Canada were recommended directly or indirectly by the Canadian government, or by any member thereof ? What commissions did these receive ?
The PRIME MIMoTER (Rt. Hon. Sir Wilfrid Laurier) :
1. No communication of that nature has been received, as already stated, from the War Office or from the Colonial Office.
4. No commissions have been charged.
5. Officers of the Inspectors' Department have generally been acting, but without any commission.
CENSUS ENUMERATORS, SOUrH WATERLOO.
Mr. CLARE-by Mr. Lennox-masked :
1. Who were the enumerators for the electoral division of South Waterloo in the taking of the recent census ?
2. What was the amount paid to each for his services ?
3. By whom were the enumerators recommended ?
4. Was there any special enumerator assigned for securing information as to manufacturing interests in the said riding, or !n any part
5. If so, who was the special enumerator, and what amount was paid to him for his services ?
Subtopic: COMMISSION ON DISBURSEMENTS FOR IMPERIAL AUTHORITIES.