September 12, 1917 (12th Parliament, 7th Session)

LIB

Edmond Fortier

Liberal

*Mr. FORTIER:

Has the following item in the New York Tribune of August 31, 1917, been brought to the attention of the Government:
"Lieutenant-Colonel the Right Rev. Monseigneur A. E. Burke, of the Canadian army, returning to the Dominion from a special mission in Cuba, expressed the admiration of the other Allies at the appearance of the parading Guardsmen. He said he had witnessed American troops in training in France and was sure

' that the men he saw yesterday would be a valuable addition to their number."
2. On what special mission, if any, was Rev. Colonel Burke despatched to Cuba?
3. Has he made a report to the Government?
4. If not, will he make a report and when?
5. If Rev. Colonel Burke has made a report, will it be brought down in the House?
6. Is the Government to defray the travelling expenses of Rev. Colonel Burke to and from Cuba?
7. If so, what would they amount to?
8. Is Rev. Colonel Burke still on the pay list? If so, at what rate is he paid?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   COLONEL THE REV. A. E. BURKE.
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