May 15, 1924

CON

Mr. BLACK (Halifax):

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Is there a watchman employed by the Canadian National Railways at Pictou, Nova Scotia?

2. If so, how long has he been in the employ of the railway and what is his name?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS-WATCHMAN AT PICTOU, N.S.
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LIB

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

Liberal

1. Two watchmen are employed at Pictou.

2. George Welsh, since Sept. 27, 1898; P.

0. Carroll, since April 20, 1923.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS-WATCHMAN AT PICTOU, N.S.
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J. J. WING

CON

Mr. STEVENS:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Was there a request made by Mr. F. Higgins, barrister, of Victoria, British Columbia, to the Department of Justice, to interview one J. J. Wing, in the British Columbia penitentiary?

2. If so, when was such request made?

3. What steps did the Department of Justice take upon receipt of such communication?

4. Did the Department of Justice reply to Mr. Higgins, and if so, when and how?

5. Did the Department of Justice cause J. J. Wing to be interviewed in the penitentiary in regard to the said request of Mr. Higgins?

6. If so, by whom, and what report was made to the Department of Justice?

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Subtopic:   J. J. WING
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LIB

Hon. Mr. LAPOINTE: (Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada)

Liberal

1. Yes.

2. April 10, 1924.

3. Communication was had with the warden of the penitentiary.

4. Upon receipt of reply from the warden of the penitentiary, Mr. Higgins was communicated with on April'12, 1924 by letter.

5. Yes.

6. By the warden who reported to the department: "J. J. Wing knows nothing of Higgins or civil action."

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   J. J. WING
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MOWAT HOSPITAL, KINGSTON

CON

Mr. HUBBS:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. What was the total expenditure in connection with the Mowat Hospital Kingston, during the year 1923?

2. What was the average cost per patient in the said Hospital during the year 1923, exclusive of pay or allowances to patients?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   MOWAT HOSPITAL, KINGSTON
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LIB

Arthur Bliss Copp (Secretary of State of Canada)

Liberal

Hon. Mr. COPP:

Department of Public Works-

1. Calendar year 1923, $932.63.

2. No information.

Department of Soldiers' Civil Re-establishment-

1. Calendar year 1923, $111,815.22.

2. $3.20.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   MOWAT HOSPITAL, KINGSTON
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EXPERIMENTAL FARM REPORTS

PRO

Mr. PRITCHARD:

Progressive

1. How many reports of officers of the Central Experimental Farm at Ottawa were published for the year 1922?

Questions

2. What was the number of copies of each report published in French and English, respectively?

3. What was the cost of pointing each report in English and French, respectively?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   EXPERIMENTAL FARM REPORTS
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LIB

Hon. Mr. MOTHERWELL: (Minister of Agriculture)

Liberal

1. 13.

2 and 3.

Number Cost

Report English French English French

Director

Diminion Animal Husbandman

Dominion Field Husbandman

Dominion Horticulturist. Dominion Cerealist.. .. Dominion Agrostologist. Dominion Chemist.. .. Dominion Botanist.. ..

Dominion Poultry Husbandman

Dominion Apiarist.. .. Chief of Fibre Division. Chief of Illustration. ..

Stations Division Chief of Tobacco Division

In some cases, the French edition has by the department.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   EXPERIMENTAL FARM REPORTS
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SUBSIDIES F


15,000 5,000 $ 879 24 §14,000 5,000 723 23 20,000 6,000 429 35 198 1015,000 7,000 626 34 10,000 2,500 155 97 85 079.000 2,500 668 75 275 339,000 3,000 1,361 38 828 1210,000 2,500 836 21 15,000 6,000 453 50 10,000 3,000 155 71 109 945,000 1,000 97 78 30,000 7,000 1,221 97 576 4310,000 6,000 616 83 469 81 account for printing the not yet been received


EXHIBITIONS

LIB

Mr. LAVIGUEUR:

Liberal

1. Were subsidies ever granted by the government, for the holding of Dominion exhibitions, in the various provinces?

2. If so, what provinces have benefited thereby, in what years, and what was the amount granted to each province?

3. Has the Quebec Provincial Exhibition ever requested or received grants?

4. Is it the intention of the government to grant a subsidy to the Quebec Provincial Exhibition similar to

grants to other provinces?

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Subtopic:   EXHIBITIONS
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LIB

Hon. Mr. MOTHERWELL: (Minister of Agriculture)

Liberal

1. Yes.

2.

Year Where held Grant1903- Toronto, Ontario $49,776.661904- Winnipeg, Manitoba

50,000.001905- New Westminister, B.C

50,000.001906- Halifax, Nova Scotia

50,000.001907- Sherbrooke, Quebec

50,000.001908- Calgary, Alberta

50,000.001909- No Grant.1910- St. John, New Brunswick.. 50,000.001911- Regina, Saskatchewan

50,000.001912- Ottawa, Ontario

50,000.001913- -Brandon, Manitoba

50,000.001914- Victoria, British Columbia.. 24,166.66

3. In September, 1922, the secretary bf the Quebec Provincial Exhibition requested that the grant for Dominion exhibitions be revived and that it be given to the Quebec Provincial Exhibition. This was not done.

Grants have been given to the Quebec Provincial Exhibition under, the department's present policy in connection with exhibition grants.

4. It is not the intention of the Department of Agriculture to revive the special grant for Dominion exhibitions.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   EXHIBITIONS
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RAILWAY MAIL CLERKS

CON

Richard Smeaton White

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. WHITE:

What is the number of railway mail clerks in Canada who have been (1) killed while on duty during each of the following years, 1918-19-20-21-22-23; (2) injured in each of the above years and (a) able to resume duty as railway mail clerks, (b) unable to resume duty as railway mail clerks? _

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   RAILWAY MAIL CLERKS
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LIB

Charles A. Stewart (Minister of Mines; Minister of the Interior; Superintendent-General of Indian Affairs)

Liberal

Hon. Mr. STEWART (Argenteuil):

(1) 1918, nil; 1919, 2; 1920, nil; 1921, nil; 1922, nil; 1923, nil.

(2) (a) 1918, 18; 1919, 15; 1920, 11; 1921,

9; 1922, 20; 1923, 15. (b) 1918, nil; 1919,

nil; 1920, nil; 1921, nil; 1922, nil; 1923, 1.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   RAILWAY MAIL CLERKS
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W. J. MOFFATT

May 15, 1924