2. 209 John street, from Berlinquette Estate, on rental of $115 per month; lease expires 1st May prox. 217 John street, from Joseph Vincent of the Cummings Estate; leased by the late District Military Representative and taken over by the Deputy Registrar at Quebec and used as Police Headquarters: rental $50 per month; lease expires 1st May prox. The Auditorium, leased from the Auditorium Company, Limited, at a rental of $375 per month, from the 1st February, 1918: lease terminated 30th ultimo, as the premises were gutted by fire started by rioters and are wholly uninhabitable. Early in January it was found that the John street properties were wholly inadequate for the working requirements and the proper housing of the staff, and it was then arranged to move into larger quarters in the Auditorium building. On Tuesday, the 2nd April, temporary quarters were secured from the Canadian Pacific Railway Company in the new wing of the Chateau Frontenac on the seventh and eighth floors, at a rental of $1,000 per month. The John street properties were leased by the Deputy Registrar at Quebec, Mr. A. Gobeil, K.C.; the Auditorium on the authority of the Military Service Council and the Chateau Frontenac on the recommendation of the Director of the Military Service Branch.
April 10, 1918 (13th Parliament, 1st Session)