March 16, 1925

LIB

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

Liberal

1. Yes.

2. The Minister of Marine and Fisheries informed the provincial premier by correspondence that if the divided jurisdiction were removed by placing the administrative control in the hands of his department, such measures as were deemed necessary by it for cleaning up public beds and building up an industry in private oyster culture would be taken. The proposal has not yet been accepted by the provincial government.

3. Answered by No. 2.

4. The Premiers of Nova Scotia and New Brunswick have indicated their willingness to place the administration of the suitable areas in their respective provinces in the hands of the Department of Marine and' Fisheries provided mutually satisfactory arrangements for the development of the industry are concluded.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   OYSTER AREAS
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ROYAL GRAIN INQUIRY COMMISSION

CON

Hon. Mr. MANION:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. What was the personnel of the Royal Grain Inquiry Commission?

2. Who were the counsel of the said commission?

3. What were the fees paid to each of the same?

4. What was the total cost of the commission?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   ROYAL GRAIN INQUIRY COMMISSION
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LIB

Hon. Mr. LOW: (Minister of Trade and Commerce)

Liberal

1. Hon. W. F. Turgeon, Chairman; Prof.

W. J. Rutherford, B.S.A., Prof. D. A. Me-

Gibbon, Ph.D., Jas. G. Scott, Robert Deach-

man, Secretary.

2 and 3.

Remuner- Living

ation Allowance Total$ $ $D'Arcy Scott, Chief Counsel to Oct. 3rd, 1923

6,950 00 S. B. Woods, 1,350 8,300 00Senior Counsel from Oct. 13, 1923

15,337 50 J. F. Fisher, 2,840 18,177 50Senior Counsel 7,025 00 11,330 18,335 00$29,312 50 15,520 44,832 504. Expended to Feb. 28, 1925.. 167,610 82 Accounts in hand, pending supplementary vote. 3,000 00$170,610 82

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   ROYAL GRAIN INQUIRY COMMISSION
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PULPWOOD EXPORTS

CON

Milton Edgar Maybee

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. MAYBEE:

How many cords of pulpwcod have passed through the port of Cobourg, Ontario, during each of the years 1922-23-24-25?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   PULPWOOD EXPORTS
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LIB

Jacques Bureau (Minister of Customs and Excise)

Liberal

Hon. Mr. BUREAU:

Exports "Pulpwood" through the port of

Cdbourg, Ontario, during the fiscal years

Questions

ended March 1022, 1923 and 1924, and for eleven months ended February 28, 1925.

Fiscal Year Cords

1922 49.798

1923 64,604

1924 68,674

April 1, 1924 to February 28, 1925, 81,163

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   PULPWOOD EXPORTS
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CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS-COAL

CON

Milton Edgar Maybee

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. MAYBEE:

How much coal have the National railways purchased from: (a) United States companies; (b) Canadian companies during each of the years 1922-23-24?

Hon. Mr. GRAHAM:

1922 1923 1924Net tons Net tons Net tons(a) 2,955,464 5,432,170 3,204,728(b) 2,546,735 3,231,897 2,136,311

The quantities of coal shown as having been purchased from United States companies include the following tonnage of coal taken from the Rail and River Coal Company's mines at Belaire, Ohio, which are owned by the Canadian National Railways: 1922, 793,311 tons; 1923, 1,397,991 tons; 1924, 1,266,253 tons. These figures also include approximately one million tons of United States coal purchased yearly from United States companies for use on our United States lines, such as, Grand Trunk Western, Duluth, Winnipeg and Pacific, Portland-Island Pond division, Rouses Point and Fort Covington.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS-COAL
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TRANSPORT OF MAIL TO EUROPE

LIB

Mr. DENIS (St. Denis):

Liberal

1. What is the total amount now paid by the Canadian government for the transport of mail to Europe?

2. What are the names of the companies employed for the transport of said mail?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   TRANSPORT OF MAIL TO EUROPE
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LIB

Charles Murphy (Postmaster General)

Liberal

Hon. Mr. MURPHY:

1 and 2. Fiscal year, 1923-24-

Canadian Pacific Steamships

Ltd $181,536 67

Robert Reford Company.... 7,160 50

White Star Dominion Line.. 34,144 75

Total $222,841 92

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   TRANSPORT OF MAIL TO EUROPE
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DALHOUSIE POST OFFICE

CON

Mr. JONES:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. What was the nature of the repairs made on the Dalhousie post office. Restigouche county, New Brunswick?

2. Was a specification submitted to contractors inviting tenders for said work?

3. Who made the repairs?

4. What was the cost?

IMr. Bureau.!

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   DALHOUSIE POST OFFICE
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PRO

Hon. Mr. KING (Kootenay):

Progressive

1. Masonry repairs and waterproofing; painting-exterior and interior-and whitening; repairs to plumbing and roof.

2. Yes.

3. Messrs. J. & D. A. Harquail Co. Ltd.

4. $2,065.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   DALHOUSIE POST OFFICE
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CAMPBELLTON POST OFFICE

CON

Mr. JONES:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Were tenders invited for repairs and improvements on CampbeMton post office, Restigouche county, New Brunswick?

2. If so, how many tendered, what are their names and the amount of each tender?

3. Who made the repairs?

4. What was the nature of said repairs?

5. What was the total cost?

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Subtopic:   CAMPBELLTON POST OFFICE
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PRO

Hon. Mr. KING (Kootenay):

Progressive

1. Yes.

2. One-Messrs. J. & D. A. Harquail Company, Limited, $1,012.50.

3. Messrs. J. & D. A. Harquail Company, Limited.

4. General repairs, including roof, plastering, joinery, tiling, plumbing, etc., also exterior and interior painting.

5. Cost $1,012.50.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   CAMPBELLTON POST OFFICE
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DARTMOUTH PIER

CON

Mr. BLACK (Halifax):

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. From whom was the site for the Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, pier acquired?

2. What was the total amount paid and to be paid for the site?

3. Who is the contractor for the pier, what is the amount of contract, are there any extras on the work, and what is the total cost of the pier exclusive of the site ?

4. Is the work of making approaches to the pier included in the foregoing? If not, what is the cost of constructing approaches?

5. Who was the inspector of the work, what are his qualifications for the position, what pay was he allowed, and what is the total payable to him?

6. Was there more than one inspector? If so, who are they?

7. If any inspector was dispensed with, which one was discharged and why ?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   DARTMOUTH PIER
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March 16, 1925