March 16, 1925

PRO

Hon. Mr. KING (Kootenay):

Progressive

1. Beazley Brothers.

2. Paid in full, $6,802.

3. (a) Halifax Dredging Company, Limited, and Standard Construction Company, Limited. (b) Approximately $135,659.64 based on approximate quantities, (c) No. (d) Final estimate, $139,063.06 increase due to increased quantities on unit prices basis.

4. Yes.

5. (a) Douglas D. McCulloch, O.A.S. (b) Civil engineer. (*' r>er working day. (d) $762.

6. Yes, Geo. Young and Geo. Richards employed as assistant inspectors.

Questions

7. Geo. Young and Geo. Richards were employed from July 2 to July 4 and July 9 to November 8, 1924, respectively, to check deliveries of material.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   DARTMOUTH PIER
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CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS-DEBT

CON

Sir HENRY DRAYTON:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. What additions were made to the funded and unfunded debt of the Canadian National Railways and affiliated companies during the calendar year 1924?

2. What is the total amount required for interest on funded and unfunded debt of the Canadian National Railways and affiliated companies during the said year 1924?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS-DEBT
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LIB

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

Liberal

1. To the debt to the public.? 90,814,026 70

To the debt to the government (including interest). 28,085,159 35

Total $118,899,186 05

2. On debt to the public.. . .$ 38,361,704 14 On debt to the government. 31,271,043 00

The interest on unfunded debt, consisting principally of interest on bank overdrafts, overcharge claims and other small interest payments for the year 1924 was $377,115.47.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS-DEBT
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CON

Sir HENRY DRAYTON:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. What additions were made to the funded and unfunded debt of the Canadian National Railways and affiliated companies, exclusive of the obligations of lines in the United States and of separately operated properties during the calendar year 1924?

2. What is the total amount required for interest on funded and unfunded debt of the Canadian National Railways and affiliated companies, exclusive of the obligations of lines in the United States and of separately operated properties during the said year?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS-DEBT
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LIB

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

Liberal

1.

To the debt to the public.. $90,080,526 70 To the debt to the government, (including interest) 28,085,159 35Total $118,165,686 05

2.

On debt to the public.. .. $37,450,173 25On debt to the government 31,271,043 00Total $68,730,216 25

The interest on unfunded debt, consisting

principally of interest on bank overdrafts, overcharge claims, and other small interest payments for the year 1924 was $347,265.10.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS-DEBT
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WEMBLEY EXPOSITION

CON

Mr. DOUCET:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Who were the officers in charge of the Canadian exhibits at the Wembley Exposition in 1924?

2. How many of these were able to speak the two official languages ?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   WEMBLEY EXPOSITION
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LIB

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

Liberal

1. Mr. A. W. Tolmie and Mr. J. 0. Turcotte.

2. Both.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   WEMBLEY EXPOSITION
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GOVERNMENT NEWSPAPER ADVERTISING

CON

Mr. CHAPLIN:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. In what newspapers in Canada has the advertisement "Canada is coming through" appeared?

2. How much was paid to each newspaper.

3. What is the amount of unpaid obligations in respect to this advertisement?

4. Is it the intention to further continue the advertisement, and if so, for how long?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   GOVERNMENT NEWSPAPER ADVERTISING
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LIB

Thomas Andrew Low (Minister of Trade and Commerce)

Liberal

Hon. Mr. LOW:

1, 2 and 3.

Amount unpaid

Manitoba Free Press $ 369 60

Gazette Printing Company.. .. 258 72Can. Congress Publishing Company

100 00Globe Printing Company

488 00Saturday Night

412 50MacLeans Magazine

980 00Financial Post

285 00

2,893 82

Nothing has been paid on account of this advertisement.

4. No.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   GOVERNMENT NEWSPAPER ADVERTISING
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RURAL ROADS

LIB

Mr. DESAULNIERS:

Liberal

1. How many rural roads were opened to traffic in 1923 and 1924, respectively?

2. What was the total cost for the upkeep of said roads, by provinces?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   RURAL ROADS
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LIB

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

Liberal

1. The Department of Railways and Canals has no information except as to roads constructed or improved under the Canada Highways Act. In 1923, 2,768 miles of rural road were so constructed or improved, and in 1924, 1,936 miles.

2. Maintenance is a purely provincial matter as to which the federal department has no record.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   RURAL ROADS
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GRAND-MERE CUSTOM HOUSE

LIB

Arthur Lesieur Desaulniers

Liberal

Mr. DESAULNIERS:

What was the revenue of the custom house, at Grand-Mere, for the years 1921, 1922, 1923 and 1924, respectively?

Questions

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   GRAND-MERE CUSTOM HOUSE
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LIB

Jacques Bureau (Minister of Customs and Excise)

Liberal

Hon. Mr. BUREAU:

Fiscal Year Amount

1921- 1922 $ 98,498.51

1922- 1923

99,791.651923- 1924

144,792.371924- 1925 (eleven months) . 73,034.43

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   GRAND-MERE CUSTOM HOUSE
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IMPORTS UNDER BRITISH PREFERENCE

LIB

Mr. DECHENE:

Liberal

1. What was the total value of merchandise imported into Canada under the British preference regulations during the years 1922, 1923 and 1924, respectively?

2. What proportion of said merchandise was imported from the British Isles, and what proportion was imported from other parts of the British Empire during each of the above years?

3. What proportion of said merchandise was imported through Canadian ports during each of the above years?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   IMPORTS UNDER BRITISH PREFERENCE
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March 16, 1925