April 16, 1924

QUEBEC IMMIGRATION RESTAURANT

LIB

Mr. LAVIGUEUR:

Liberal

1. Has the Department of Immigration asked for tenders for the immigration canteen and restaurant, at the port of Quebec?

2. If so, how many tenders were received and from

whom? ,

3. On what date had the tenders to be m the hands of the Department of Immigration, according to notice?

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Hon. Mr. ROBB: (Minister of Immigration and Colonization)

Liberal

1. Yes.

2. Ten: J. L. Proulx, J. R. H. Byrne, Jos.

Clark, G. Rosseau, John J. Burrill, Eugene Lamo'ntagne, Thos. Grenier, F. Kirouac and Sons, Alex. A. Boivin, and Messrs. J. E. Tes-sier and A. Arseneault.

3. March 24th.

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LIB

Mr. LAVIGUEUR:

Liberal

1. Did Mr. P. W. Dugal, of Quebec, tender according to specifications and requirements of the Department of Immigration, for the restaurant and canteen, at Quebec ?

2. Was said Dugal engaged by the department to take charge of the restaurant and canteen and, if so, on what conditions, was there a contract made, when was it signed, what is the salary or commission to be paid and for how long is the contract?

3. By whom was Mr. Dugal recommended?

4. Did he put in an application to obtain the said position, or was it offered to him, and if so, by whom?

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Hon. Mr. ROBB: (Minister of Immigration and Colonization)

Liberal

1. No.

2. Yes, at $4,000 for the season, Mr. Dugal to have complete charge of the purchasing of supplies and also the engagement of the necessary staff. Contract signed April 10 to cover season of navigation.

3. Not recommended but selected on account of ability as restaurant caterer.

4. No; position tendered Mr. Dugal by deputy minister of department.

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EMPIRE SETTLEMENT SCHEME

CON

Mr. RYCKMAN:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. What is the substance of the arrangement entered into by the Canadian National Railways with the Empire Settlement Board?

2. What is the extent of the financial obligations undertaken by the railway?

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LIB

William Lyon Mackenzie King (Prime Minister; President of the Privy Council; Secretary of State for External Affairs)

Liberal

Right Hon. Mr. MACKENZIE KING (for the Minister of Railways and Canals):

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PETITION FROM BRENTON A. MACNAB

CON

Hon. Mr. BAXTER:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Has the government received a petition or communication addressed to His Excellency the Governor General in Council, subscribed by Brenton A. Macnab of Montreal, dated May 17, 1923?

2. If so, what is requested by said petition or communication?

3. Has receipt of said petition been acknowledged to the said Brenton A. Macnab?

4. What action, if any, has been taken upon the said petition, and if no action has been taken, why not?

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Subtopic:   PETITION FROM BRENTON A. MACNAB
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Hon. Mr. LAPOINTE: (Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada)

Liberal

1. Yes. .

2, 3 and 4. The petition alleged complaints against the Prime Minister and the Attorney General of Quebec, but no action has been taken because, among other reasons, these charges are not within the authority of this government to inquire into and determine.

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RURAL EGG CIRCLES

CON

Mr. SENN:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Is the Department of Agriculture helping to establish egg circles in rural districts either by bonuses or by sending out persons to assist in organization of the same?

2. Has the department issued any regulations or advice or instructions regarding the same?

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LIB

Hon. Mr. MOTHERWELL: (Minister of Agriculture)

Liberal

1. During the past twelve years the department has encouraged the co-operative marketing of eggs in many districts throughout Canada where the conditions as regards quantity and facilities for marketing would permit, and where there has been an expressed desire on the part of the people for assistance along this line. The assistance given has been in the form of public addresses and personal advice and instruction on the part of departmental officers. In no instances have there been any direct expenditure of money in the form of bonuses or otherwise to encourage this work.

2. Leaflets containing instructions in connection with the organization of egg circles have been published by the department.

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VANCOUVER HARBOUR COMMISSIONERS

CON

Mr. BLACK (Yukon):

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. What are the names of the Vancouver Harbour Commissioners ?

2. What is the official title of each?

3. What is the salary of each?

Questions

4. Do -.any .of the said commissioners hold any public office,, or office other than that of commissioner?

5. If so, is appointment to such office, under or Within the gift of said Harbour Commissioners?

6. What is : the- nature of each of such offices ?

7. By whom are each of such offices held and at what salary?

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Hon. Mr. CARDIN: (Minister of Marine and Fisheries)

Liberal

1. Guy H. Kirkpatrick, President; Samuel Prenter, Commissioner; R. E. Beattie, Commissioner.

2. Answered by No. 1.

3. President, $6,000; commissioners, $4,000 each.

4. Yes, one.

5. Yes.

6. General ' superintendent of the port.

7. R. E. Beattie, $4,000.

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ST. LAWRENCE WATERWAY-UNITED STATES ENGINEERS

CON

Mr. ROSS (Kingston):

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. What engineers have been appointed by United States to consider the St. Lawrence navigation and power possibilities?

2. Are these engineers connected with the United States army organizations?

3. Is it the intention of the government to recommend any engineers now connected with the Canadian Defence department to represent Canada?

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Right Hon. Mr. MACKENZIE KING: (Prime Minister; President of the Privy Council; Secretary of State for External Affairs)

Liberal

1. Colonel William P. Wooten, Corps of Engineers, United States army, was appointed in January, 1920, as the American member of the Joint Engineering Board to consider this question. It has been agreed, however, that the board should be enlarged so as to include two additional . United States engineers. No notification has so far been received of these additional appointments.

2. Colonel Wooten is connected with the Corps of Engineers of the United States army.

3. Under consideration.

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April 16, 1924