February 19, 1912

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Mr. COCHRANE: (Minister of Railways and Canals)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. No; Mr. Condon, transferred to General Passenger agent's office temporarily, in meantime, because of resignation of one of the staff.

2. The work will be performed by assistant general passenger agent, Halifax, in the meantime.

3. Yes.

4. No. This work will be performed in the meantime by the assistant general passenger agent, assisted by the local agents of the railway.

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Subtopic:   TRAVELLING PASSENGER AGENT, INTERCOLONIAL RAILWAY.
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DISMISSALS.


Mr. BOIVIN; 1. When was .1. A. Beauchemin, of Granby, Quebec, appointed caretaker of the publio building at that place? 2. When was he removed from office? 3. What was the date of the_ letter sent to him by the department ordering him to vacate the premises? _ 4. What time was given to him to vacate the said premises? 5. Who asked for his dismissal? 6. What was the reason for his dismissal ?_ 7. Was any investigation held before his dismissal from office, and was the said Beauchemin present at said investigation? 8. Was the said Beauchemin advised why he was being dismissed? 9. Who recommended the appointment of his successor? . 10. Is the government aware that the position was promised to the present incumbent by certain local politicians during the course of the last campaign?


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Mr. MONK: (Minister of Public Works)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. May 12, 1903.

2. December 31, 1911. [DOT]

3. December 22, 1911.

4. From December 22nd to December 31.

5. Mr. J. Davidson.

6. Extremely offensive political partisan.

7. No.

8. No.

9. Mr. J. Davidson.

10. No.

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Subtopic:   DISMISSALS.
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Mr. SEGUIN:

Liberal

1. Has Mr. Henri Locas, excise officer in the town of Laurentides, been dismissed? If so, at whose request and for what reason?

2. Has an inquiry been made?

3. Who has been appointed to succeed him and who recommended his successor?

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Subtopic:   DISMISSALS.
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Mr. NANTEL: (Minister of Mines; Minister of Inland Revenue)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Yes. At request of Mr. Morin and on account of political partisanship, during last election.

2. No inquiry was made as charge was clearly established and Mr. Locas, when called upon, offered no explanation relative thereto.

3. Ovide Brien. Recommended by Mr. Morin.

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Subtopic:   DISMISSALS.
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LIB

Mr. CARVELL:

Liberal

1. Has Robert Bull, of Woodstock, N.B., been dismissed from the position of preventive customs officer ? If so, for what cause, and what was his salary?

2. Was a Mr. Purrington appointed in his place? If so, has he assumed the duties of the office, and at what salary?

3. Was Herbert Lindsay also appoimed in his place, and has he assumed the duties of the office, and at what salary?

4. Ie it the intention of the department to retain the services of both officers or only one? If so, which one?

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Subtopic:   DISMISSALS.
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John Dowsley Reid (Minister of Customs)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. REID (Grenville):

1 1. Robert W. Bull, preventive officer of customs, Richmond road, has been dismissed for active political partisanship during the recent general elections. His salary was $550 a year.

2. Daniel H. Purrington was employed temporarily in Mr. Bull's place, 'at the sarnie salary, $550 a year, but his employment was discontinued.

3. Herbert Lindsay has been employed to perform the duties formerly attended to by Mr. Bull, at a salary of $550 a year.

4. The services of Mr. Lindsay only have been retained.

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Subtopic:   DISMISSALS.
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LIB

Mr. CARVELL:

Liberal

1. Has James White, of Centreville, N.B.. been dismissed from the office of Indian agent?

2. If so, for -what reasons, and on whose ad-

3. Has N. J. Smith, of Fredericton, NiB.. been appointed in his place? If so, on whose recommendation ?

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Subtopic:   DISMISSALS.
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Mr. ROGERS: (Minister of the Interior; Superintendent-General of Indian Affairs)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Yes.

2. Mr. White's place of residence, Centreville, is inconveniently situated, being some distance from the reserves.

3. Yes.

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LIB

Mr. BELAND:

Liberal

1. Has Leandre Jacques, postmaster of St. Didace, county of Maskinonge, been dismissed? If so, at whose request, and who recommended his successor?

2. Has the Postmaster General received a petition from the ratepayers of the parish interested requesting that Mr. Jacques be retained in his office?

,Mr. PELLETIER:

1. Yes, on recommendation of Mr. A. Bellemare, M.P., who also recommended his successor.

2. No, but a petition was received from the residents, making serious complaint in regard to the management of the post office, and recommending a change in the poshmastership.

Mr. LEMIEUX [DOT]

1. Is it within the knowledge of the Minister of Railways that Theophile Thibault, sectionman on the east of St. Simon station, county of Rimouski, has been dismissed?

2. If so, has there been an inquiry and at whose request has Mr. Thibault been dismissed ?

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Subtopic:   DISMISSALS.
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Mr. COCHRANE: (Minister of Railways and Canals)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Yes.

2. No inquiry has been held. Mr. Theophile Thibault has asked for an investigation which will be accorded him. He was dismissed at the request of Mr. Boulav, M.P.

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Subtopic:   DISMISSALS.
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LIB

Joseph Ovide Brouillard

Liberal

Mr. BROUILLARD:

L Has Mr. Calixte Lavoie, postmaster at St. Cyrille de Wendover, been dismissed?

2. If so, for what reason, and who requested his dismissal?

3. Who recommended his successor ?

4. Has an inquiry been held?

5-. Has the Postmaster General received petitions from the parishioners of St. Cyrille. asking that an inquiry be granted to Mr. Lavoie? If so, how many signatures?

6. Does the minister intend to accede to this request?

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Subtopic:   DISMISSALS.
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Mr. PELLETIER: (Postmaster General)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Yes.

2. (a) For political partisanship.

(b) Mr. Napoleon Garceau.

3. Mr. Napoleon Garceau.

4. The facts were well known. An inquiry was not necessary.

5. (a) Yes.

(b) 314.

6. See answer to No. 4.

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FISHERIES JURISDICTION.

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Hugh Clark

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. CLARK (Bruce):

Is it the intention of the government to open negotiations with the different provinces with the view to ending dual jurisdiction over fisheries?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   FISHERIES JURISDICTION.
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Robert Laird Borden (Prime Minister; President of the Privy Council)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. BORDEN:

The -matter has not engaged the attention of the government.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   FISHERIES JURISDICTION.
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Mri ROGERS.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   FISHERIES JURISDICTION.
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QUEBEC INLAND REVENUE INSPECTOR.

LIB

Mr. CLARKE (Essex):

Liberal

1. Has Joseph Alphonse Dumontier, been appointed inspector of Inland Revenue for the district of Quebec? If so, when?

2. Did he at the time of his appointment possess the qualification prescribed by section of the regulations relating to the government of the excise branch of the Inland Revenue Department?

3. If so, when did he acquire such qualifications ?

4. If not, what were the reasons for departure from the regulations?

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Subtopic:   QUEBEC INLAND REVENUE INSPECTOR.
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February 19, 1912