January 31, 1917

GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS-FREIGHT

LIB

Mr. MACDONALD:

Liberal

1. How many men were employed in the freight handling by the Railway Department at Pictou in conection with the winter service during the month of December, 1916?

2. How many men were employed for same purpose in the same service during the month of December, 1915, by the Marine Department?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS-FREIGHT
Sub-subtopic:   HANDLERS AT PICTOU, N.S.
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CON

Mr. PATENAUDE: (Minister of Mines; Secretary of State of Canada)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. There were eighteen permanent employees and one hundred temporary labourers and longshoremen.

2. The handling of the freight under the Department of Marine and Fisheries, in December, 1915, was performed by contract, and the department has no record of the number of men employed.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS-FREIGHT
Sub-subtopic:   HANDLERS AT PICTOU, N.S.
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MILITARY SUPPLIES.

LIB

Edward Mortimer Macdonald

Liberal

Mr. MACDONALD:

Who were the contractors, in December, 1916, for furnishing supplies for the troops at Trenton and Pictou, respectively, in the county of Pictou?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   MILITARY SUPPLIES.
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CON

Albert Edward Kemp (Minister of Militia and Defence)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. KEMP:

Trenton-Meats and lard, Harris Abattoir Co.; bread, Dominion Fish & Fruit Co.; bread, F. A. Mulligan (Hygienic Bakery); groceries, Jas. McArthur; jams and marmalade, T. Upton Co.; potatoes and vegetables, A. H. King; coal oil, Imperial Oil Co.; straw for men's bedding, J. B. Strickland.

Pictou-Fish and corned beef, Pope Bros.; groceries, John Munro; potatoes and vegetables, John Munro; bacon and lard, John Munro; jams and marmalade, Dominion Canners; coal oil, Imperial Oil Co.; bread, Jas. D. McDonald.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   MILITARY SUPPLIES.
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MR. A. DE WITT FOSTER.

LIB

Mr. KAY:

Liberal

1. Is Mr. A. De Witt Foster, late member for Kings, Nova Scotia, employed by the Gov-

ernment or any department thereof, or is he in any way representing the Government?

2. If so, what is he doing, and what salary does he receive?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   MR. A. DE WITT FOSTER.
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CON

Sir ROBERT BORDEN: (Prime Minister; Secretary of State for External Affairs; President of the Privy Council)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. No.

2. Answered by No. 1.

INDIAN LANDS; DIGBY, N.S.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   MR. A. DE WITT FOSTER.
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LIB

Mr. A. K. MACLEAN:

Liberal

1. Were any Indian lands in Digby County leased to one Mr. Torrie, during the past three years ?

2. If so, where are such lands situated, what are the terms of the lease and the rentals stipulated therein?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   MR. A. DE WITT FOSTER.
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PROHIBITION OF OLEOMARGARINE.

LIB

Mr. KAY:

Liberal

1. is it the intention of the Government, during the present session, to make any change in the law which prohibits the manufacture, importation and sale of oleomargarine?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   PROHIBITION OF OLEOMARGARINE.
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CON

Mr. BURRELL: (Minister of Agriculture)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Any necessary announcement with respect to this matter will be made in due course. . ' [DOT]

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   PROHIBITION OF OLEOMARGARINE.
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PICTOU, N.S., MARINE AGENCY.

LIB

Mr. MACDONALD:

Liberal

1. Has any appointment been made to fill the agency of Marine and Fisheries at Pictou, Nova Scotiai vacated by the death of W. H. Noonan?

2. If so, who is the appointee?

3. If not, will the vacancy be filled?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   PICTOU, N.S., MARINE AGENCY.
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CON

Mr. HAZEN: (Minister of Marine and Fisheries; Minister of the Naval Service)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Yes.

2. John R. Davies.

3. Answered by No. 2.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   PICTOU, N.S., MARINE AGENCY.
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GOVERNMENT RAILWAY LEVEL CROSSING.

LIB

Mr. MACDONALD:

Liberal

1. Is the Railway Department aware of the dangerous nature of the crossing on the Canadian Government Railway north of the Eastern Car Works at Trenton, Pictou county?

2. If so, Is it the intention of the railway to construct a subway to remove the danger?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   GOVERNMENT RAILWAY LEVEL CROSSING.
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CON

Mr. COCHRANE: (Minister of Railways and Canals)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. The elimination of the level crossing on the Pictou Harbour branch, north of the Eastern Car Works at Trenton, Pictou county, has been given consideration.

2. An item has been placed in this year's Estimates for the construction of a subway at this point.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   GOVERNMENT RAILWAY LEVEL CROSSING.
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WHARF AT MTJCHABOOM.

January 31, 1917