April 12, 1904


Mr. DAVIS-by Mr. Calvert-asked : „nt is By what department of the govenunel * Mr. Macoun employed. What are his <*u ^oes when was he appointed ; and what salary he draw ? ^


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Clifford Sifton (Minister of the Interior; Superintendent-General of Indian Affairs)

Liberal

Hon. CLIFFORD SIFTON (Minister 0 the Interior) :

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Subtopic:   MESSRS. MACOUN.
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James M.

Macoun.-Duties. Assistah turalist and botanist. Appointed to te * jgt ary staff May, 1882, to permanent sta*1 July, 1898. Present salary, $1,750.

BRITISH COLUMBIA IMMIGRATION ^'

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Subtopic:   MESSRS. MACOUN.
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Hon. CHAS. FITZPATRICK (Mi**s Justice). (Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada)

Liberal

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Subtopic:   MESSRS. MACOUN.
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BRITISH COLUMBIA MINES REGUL

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Hon. CHAS@

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FITZPATRICK


of Justice). 1. Yes. 2 Ti al'owanLSa"e as tllose which led to the dis-°Ccasion 6 the same Act upon a former ' Ponder,^ 1 hey aPPear upon the corres-3. rp?ee and papers. Upon answer t0 this question depends Act. e collstruction of the disallowance


CHINESE ACT, 1903.


r> RALPH SMITH asked : iiataen).S passed by the Dominion par- ShiUese it? . °3' increasing tile head tax on a% enfo™®}ls,rants from $100 to $500 been Iitere°terenVn any Chinese, restricted by such Act, sUch ^ct anada since the coming into force of xv^ght r'^lGflT ^eaee). o Ye«. 2- No. Hon. Sir RICHARD CART-(Minister of Trade and Com- 2. When was such communication received ? 3. Is it the intention of the government to take action upon Mr. Griffith's communication, and to order the deportation of the aliens complained of ?


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Hon. Sir WILLIAM MULOCK (Postmaster General).

1. Yes.

2. One received on April Gth, and two to-day.

3. The Alien Labour Act, as amended, contains provisions entitling any private citizen to bring an action for alleged violation of the Act, and on a conviction being secured, the government would be prepared to direct deportation. The law does not authorize the government to bring such action.

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Subtopic:   CHINESE ACT, 1903.
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P.E.I. RY.-CAPE WOLFE BRANCH.

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W COLUMBIA ACTS DISALLOWED.


Wh1'' RALPH SMITH asked : ?a>d atStuhe total number of Acts disallowec tUre. 1903 ? session 01 British Columbia Legis. Jj Justice)°aAS- FITZPATRICK (Minister c! R Three. I C.R.__SIDINiG AT PICTOU. l. asked : Si^g Corm?0rk !las been done at Copper Crown 2^\y 900 ?Pany S Slding at Piot°u, Nova Scotia, ^Mr 4 'S 1116 tot:al cost °f Ikat work to tor eHeXenue has been derived from the =*ui year since 1900 ? & [DOT]jr iU^ays [DOT] R- EMMERSON (Minister of sjt- No yvd. Canals). 2°e year°tQAoaS beea dolle at this siding f 3:^234.51 °; rotQ the H?i'.owin8 is the revenue derived v. 81<3lng l«ar ilSl [DOT] [DOT][DOT] v 93 U3-. . 274 86 n _ " 29 50 L-T.p p - I W ' Y-ALIENS AS SURVEYORS. <!ra^l!KE aSk6d : t^1U?i1iI>ioatioi?IfniSter of Lab°ur received any Provin °.m, Mr- George L. Griffith, of Nj ^'"ion ^Cn Secretary for Manitoba of p!r of h?gineera ada institute of Amalga-S iens ft ' Wiling attention to the num-f%es Trhnk P„Fi0yed on the surveys of the ; of ahenPsac'«c Railway, and giving the rk at Wi., eimp oyed *n connection with lnn'Peg and Edmonton ? 1. Is it the intention of the government to construct a branch line of railway from, at or near O'Leary station, on the Prince Edward Island Railway, to the west shore of the Island, at or near Cape Wolfe, in compliance with the request of the petitioners in that behalf ? 2. Has the government received any communication from certain parties, residents of Kent county, New Brunswick, asking that this branch be constructed ? 3. Is the government aware that the proposed branch railway would bring the western part of Prince Edward Island in close touch with the other provinces of Canada, the distance across the Straits of Northumberland being only about 15 miles at this place ? 4. Will the government have a sum of money voted to build this branch at the present session ?


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Hob. H. R. EMMERSON (Minister of Railways and Canals). (Minister of Railways and Canals)

Liberal

1. Tbe matter is still under consideration.

2. No.

3. The government is aware that, the distance between the proposed terminus orx Prince Edward Island ana the mainland in Kent county, New Brunswick, is about-15 miles.

4. Nothing has yet been decided on.

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P.E.I. RY.-MURRAY HARBOUR BRANCH.

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Mr. LEFURGEY asked :

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Is it the intention of the government to extend the Murray Harbour Railway beyond its present terminus at Murray river ?

2. If so, at what place will the terminus be located ?

3. Has a survey been made and a report handed in on the section between Murray river and Guernsey point ?

4. Who made such survey, if any ?

5. Has the contract for the construction of such extension been let ?

6. If so, who is the contractor ?

7. What is the contract price per mile, and the conditions of same ?

8. What kind of terminals are contemplated, and cost of same ?

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Subtopic:   P.E.I. RY.-MURRAY HARBOUR BRANCH.
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April 12, 1904