May 3, 1923

LIB

Hon. Mr. BELAND: (Minister of Soldiers' Civil Re-establishment; Minister presiding over the Department of Health)

Liberal

1. On the 1st of January, 1921, Dr. George Florian Boyer was appointed to the staff of the Department of Soldiers' Civil Re-establishment in Toronto as a part-time consultant neurologist.

2. Appointed Captain C.A.M.C. No. 4 General Hospital, 13th April, 1915: proceeded to England 16th May, 1915; proceeded to Salo-nica, 17th October, 1915; returned to England, 19th June 1916, sick; promoted to Major, 25th January, 1918; employed in England until 9th April, 1918, when he was returned to Canada; struck off the strength of the Canadian Expeditionary Force 17th November, 1920.

3. (a) Dr. Boyer receives a part-time monthly remuneration of $250, aggregating $6,669.35 for the period of 28 months, ended 30th of April, 1923. (b) No amounts were paid as travelling or other expenses.

4. Yes.

5. The findings or reports of examinations submitted by Dr. Boyer are for the information and guidance of the executive medical officers of the department or the medical advisors of the Board of Pension Commissioners, as the case may be, and are subject to review by these officers in the same manner as the reports of other consultants and examiners.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   DR. BOYER
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ROCKY MOUNTAINS PARK

LAB

Mr. SHAW:

Labour

1. Does the Hudson's Bay Company own or claim

any lands within the "Rocky Mountains Park of Canada"? . .

2. If so, what is the area and legal description of such lands.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   ROCKY MOUNTAINS PARK
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LIB

Hon. Mr. STEWART (Argenteuil): (Minister of Immigration and Colonization; Minister of Mines; Minister of the Interior; Superintendent-General of Indian Affairs)

Liberal

1. Yes.

2. The claims of the Hudson's Bay Company to lands within parks have not been admitted by the Government.

(Mr. George Black.]

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   ROCKY MOUNTAINS PARK
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CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAY-SUPERANNUATION FUND

LIB

Charles Arthur Gauvreau

Liberal

Mr. GAUYREAU:

When does the Canadian National Railways intend to put into force the new regulation in regard to the superannuation fund of the employees of the whole Canadian National Railway System?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAY-SUPERANNUATION FUND
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LIB

George Perry Graham (Minister of Railways and Canals)

Liberal

Hon. Mr. GRAHAM:

The matter is now under active consideration by the management, and it may be possible to bring down necessary legislation during the present session.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAY-SUPERANNUATION FUND
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INTERCOLONIAL RAILWAY-PENSIONERS

LIB

Mr. GAUYREAU:

Liberal

1. Are the old pensioners of the Grand Trunk Railway still entitled to an annual pass on the National Railways?

2. If so, is it the intention of the Minister of Railways to grant the same favour to the old pensioners of the Intercolonial Railway?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   INTERCOLONIAL RAILWAY-PENSIONERS
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LIB

Hon. Mr. GRAHAM: (Minister of Railways and Canals)

Liberal

1. Yes.

2. The matter is under consideration by the management.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   INTERCOLONIAL RAILWAY-PENSIONERS
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CANADA SHIPPING ACT AMENDMENT


Hon. ERNEST LAPOINTE (Minister of Marine and Fisheries) moved that the House do to-morrow go into Committee of the Whole to consider the following proposed resolution: That it is expedient to amend section 487 of the Canada Shipping Act, chapter 113 of the Revised Statutes, 1906, by providing that a master or mate upon application as therein provided may, if his application be approved by the pilotage authority, be thereupon examined, and if found competent, a pilotage certificate may be granted to him. He said: The subject matter of this resolution having been communicated to His Excellency the Governor General, he has been pleased to give his assent thereto. Motion agreed to.


CANADIAN AIR FORCE


On the Orders of the Day:


UFA

William Thomas Lucas

United Farmers of Alberta

Mr. LUCAS:

Has the government any information that there have been three desertions from the Canadian Air Force.at Camp Borden within the last few weeks and that eight of the best technical men have, made urgent demands for their discharge? Is this true and if so, what does the government intend to do in regard to the situation?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   CANADIAN AIR FORCE
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LIB

Edward Mortimer Macdonald (Minister of National Defence; Minister Without Portfolio)

Liberal

Hon. E. M. MACDONALD (Acting Minister of National Defence):

I am obliged to the hon. gentleman for calling our attention to this matter. I will make inquiry as to the report to which he refers and will give a reply later.

Canada Temperance Act

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   CANADIAN AIR FORCE
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U.S. LABOUR DELEGATES DETAINED


On the Orders of the Day:


LAB

James Shaver Woodsworth

Labour

Mr. WOODSWORTH:

I have to ask mv daily question: What decision has been come

to in regard to Alexander Howat?

Mr. STEWART (Argenteuil: I have

no answer from our port officer at McAdam Junction.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   U.S. LABOUR DELEGATES DETAINED
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CUSTOMS OFFICER AT NEW YORK

May 3, 1923