April 27, 1916

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Robert Rogers (Minister of Public Works)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. ROGERS:

Nothing will be done this year.

Ste. Anne des Monts-Landing pier, $35,000.

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Robert Rogers (Minister of Public Works)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. ROGERS:

Yes, and $35,000 is required to complete the construction of the landing pier.

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Robert Rogers (Minister of Public Works)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. ROGERS:

It is largely lumbering and fishing. There are two mills there, but I could not say just what size they are.

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Charles Marcil

Liberal

Mr. MARCIL:

I would advise the minister to take a trip through that locality this summer, and when he sees the size of Ste. Anne des Monts and the business that is done there-steamers calling there

only about once a fortnight-he will wonder why such an extravagant amount is being spent there in war times, when everything in sight is being taxed, and when next year's Budget will probably be double this year'e. If the minister would visit the place I think he would be a little more inclined to be saving next year.

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Robert Rogers (Minister of Public Works)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. ROGERS:

It is quite a good sized place, with 3,000 population.

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Robert Rogers (Minister of Public Works)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. ROGERS:

No and nothing will be

done this year.

Ste. Anne du Saguenay-extension of wharf,

510,000.

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Robert Rogers (Minister of Public Works)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. ROGERS:

Yes we are going on with this work. The estimated cost is $10,000.

Ste. Cecile du Bic-wharf extension and harbour improvements, $13,000.

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Robert Rogers (Minister of Public Works)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. ROGERS:

No.

Ste. Croix-extension to wharf, $5,000.

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Edmond Fortier

Liberal

Mr. FORTIER:

Is it the intention of

the Government to build this wharf? The minister has promised to do the work three or four times since he took office.

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Robert Rogers (Minister of Public Works)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. ROGERS:

The proposed extension

would necessitate cribwork structure 300 feet long, 200 feet of which would be 20 feet wide and the other 100 feet varying from 20 to 30 feet in width. The estimated cost was so very high that we did not feel justified in going on with the work. The estimated cost of the work, according to the engineer, is $41,580, and as that is a very large sum, the work has been delayed.

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Robert Rogers (Minister of Public Works)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. ROGERS:

My hon. friend can understand that we are not calling for many tenders, and on account of present conditions we are delaying works that we consider even more important than this one. Hence this work has been delayed. Had the war not overtaken us, the work would have been gone on with two years ago; but since the war broke out we have been trying to get along with as little expenditure as possible, and this is one of the points that is suffering on that account.

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April 27, 1916