April 29, 1918 (13th Parliament, 1st Session)

UNION

Mr. McCURDY: (Parliamentary Secretary of Soldiers' Civil Re-establishment)

Unionist

1. $1,890 per annum, plus allowances amounting to, in all, $240 per annum for his two children aged 13 and 15.
2. October 16, 1917.
3. Pensions are not granted by the Government, and the granting of pension in any particular case does not in any way come before the Government. This pension, as all others, was granted by the board constituted for the purpose. The present Union Government was formed on October 12, 1917.
4. The income of the person entitled to a pension is not considered in determining the award.
5. In all such cases pension award is made in strict accordance with the Pension Regulations as approved by Parliament.
6. Yes.
7. No information.
8 and 9. No. But he is connected by marriage with Major-General the Honourable S. C. Mewburn and the Honourable 1. D. Reid.
10 and 11. Answered by No. 1.
12. Answered by No. 2.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   PENSION ALLOWANCE TO COL. LABATT.
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