March 25, 1925 (14th Parliament, 4th Session)

LIB

James Alexander Robb (Minister of Immigration and Colonization)

Liberal

Hon. Mr. ROBB:

Ninety-five Chinese, only, have been employed as members of the crews of vessels operated by the British Empire Steel Corporation, Limited, since the deposit of the bond in the sum of $105,000. Of this number, 73 have been passed out of Canada, 5 deserted -at Canadian ports, for which the British Empire Steel Corporation, Limited, have been penalized in the sum of $5,000; and 17 remain as members of the crew of the SS. Rosecastle.
VANCOUVER HARBOUR COMMISSION Mr. BLACK (Yukon):
1. Do the members of the Vancouver Harbour Commission have to devote their entire time to duties of the harbour board?
2. Can the Harbour Comissioners have any interest, directly or indirectly, in any firm or corporation dealing with said harbour board?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   BRITISH EMPIRE STEAMSHIP CORPORATION-EMPLOYMENT OP CHINAMEN
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