March 25, 1925

KEMPT HEAD WHARF


Mr. HANSON; 1. What work was done on the Kempt Head wharf, Victoria county, Nova Scotia, during the calendar year 1924? 2. Was the work done by contract or day labour? 3. If by contract, who was the contractor, what was the contract price, and were tenders called for? 4. If more than one tender was received, what were the names of each tenderer and the amount of each tender? 5. If the work was done by day labour, how many persons were employed, what were their names, what was the rate of wages paid, the number. of days each person worked and the number of horses employed? 6. If the work was done by day labour, what amount was paid for the different classes of material, to whom and at what rate?


PRO

John Warwick King

Progressive

Hon. Mr. KING (Kootenay):

For calendar year 1924

1. The outer face of wharf reinforced with native dose piling driven along the face and fastened to the cribwork.

2. Day labour.

3. Answered by No. 2.

4. Answered by No. 2.

5. (a) 8 persons employed;

(to) J. W. McKenzie, Foreman, 28 days at $3.50 per day, $98.00; J. C. Smith, Labourer, 13 days at $2.50 per day, $32.50; James Fraser, Carpenter, 18 days at $3.00 per day, $54.00; Rod. McKenzie, Labourer, 1 day at $2.50 per day, $2.50; J. P. Morrison, Labourer, 4 days at $2.50 per day, $10.00; W. K. Morrison, Labourer, 6 days at $2.50 per day, $15.00; D. M. McKay, Labourer, 5 days at $2.50 per day, $12.50; Thos. McQueen, Labourer, 3 days at $2.50 per day, $7.50;

(c) Eight horses.

6. D. W. McKay, 243 lineal feet piles 27 x 7 at 10 cents lineal feet, $24.30; John C. Smith, 324 lineal feet piles 27 x 7 at 10 cents lineal feet, $32.40; Wm. Morrison, 324 lineal feet piles 27 x 7 at 10 cents lineal feet, $32.40; J. P. Morrison, 324 lineal feet piles 27 x 7 at 10 cents lineal feet, $32.40; A. K. McKenzie, 500 feet board measure lumber at $26.00 per miles deliverd, $13.00; Rod. McKenzie, 405 lineal feet piles 27 x 7 at 10 cents lineal feet, $40.50;

R. Musgrave & Sons:-

250-J bolts 24", 1,000 at $5.75 cwt, $57 50

1 hook for pile driver

3 0027 lbs. of 3" trope at 25c. per lb... 6 754 lbs. of 1^" rope at 25 c. per lb... 1 001 keg spikes at 6c. per lb

6 001-Si6 auger

1 251 auger crank

1 252 gallons of paint at $5.50

11 001 brush

1 151 gallon oil

1 70Glasses, 2

50Prepaid freight

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Subtopic:   KEMPT HEAD WHARF
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$91 56 INCOME TAX FORMS IN FRENCH

CON

Mr. DOUCET:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Why does the government refuse to give out forms in French to persons who ask for them at the income tax offices, in Montreal?

2. Is it the intention of the government to take legal action against these persons who do not fill in the English forms because forms in the French language have been denied them?

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Subtopic:   $91 56 INCOME TAX FORMS IN FRENCH
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LIB

Hon. Mr. BUREAU: (Minister of Customs and Excise)

Liberal

1. Owing to necessary changes in forms distribution has been delayed but they will be supplied in both languages as formerly at the earliest possible date.

2. New forms will be ready for distribution in ample time to enable tax payers to comply with requirements of the act.

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Subtopic:   $91 56 INCOME TAX FORMS IN FRENCH
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FISHING LICENSES TO FOREIGNERS

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Mr McQUARRIE:

1. Has the Japanese government made any representations to the Canadian government in reference to the limitation of fishing licenses to other than white British subjects and Indians?

2. If so, what are the particulars of such representations ?

3. What reply, if any, has the Canadian government sent to the Japanese government in connection with the matter referred to in the preceding question?

4. Is it true that the Japanese government has refused to make any modification in the agreement subsisting between Canada and Japan, as to the number of Japanese subjects to be allowed entry to Canada yearly?

5. Has the Japanese government made any proposal to the Canadian government in reference to the matters referred to in the preceding question?

6. If so, what are the particulars thereof?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   FISHING LICENSES TO FOREIGNERS
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LIB

Mr. CARDIN: (Minister of Marine and Fisheries)

Liberal

1. No.

2 and 3. Answered by No. 1.

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Subtopic:   FISHING LICENSES TO FOREIGNERS
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CENTRAL EXPERIMENTAL FARM GREENHOUSE

CON

Mr. SENN:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. What was the total cost of the new greenhouse erected at the Central Experimental Farm in 1924?

Questions

2. What was the amount of the plumbing contract ?

3. Did the plumbing prove satisfactory after the architect had accepted it?

4. If not, what was the cost of the necessary changes?

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Subtopic:   CENTRAL EXPERIMENTAL FARM GREENHOUSE
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PRO

Hon. Mr. KING (Kootenay):

Progressive

1. SIS,032.39.

2, 3, and 4. There was no plumbing contract. Drains were put in by departmental staff at a cost of $152.95 and are in every way satisfactory. In the installation for heating the material was purchased and installation done by departmental staff at a cost of $4,101.68. When cold weather set in the boiler proved too small as rating was too low for greenhouse work. Vendor took back old boiler at full cost and provided new one at an additional cost of $295; cost of labour installing $187.50.

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Subtopic:   CENTRAL EXPERIMENTAL FARM GREENHOUSE
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MARGAREE FISH ASSOCIATION

CON

Mr. HANSON:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Has the Department of Fisheries any information as to litigation brought in the counts of Nova Scotia by Mr. John C. LeBlanc and others of East Margaree, Nova Scotia, against the Margaree Fish Association in either the years 1922, 1923 or 1921?

2. If so, what was the nature of such litigation?

3. Was the government or any department thereof a party to such litigation?

4. Did the government or any department thereof, pay any (portion of the costs, damages and/or expenses of such litigation?

5. If so, what amount or amounts, and why did the government or a department thereof pay any of said amounts?

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Subtopic:   MARGAREE FISH ASSOCIATION
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LIB

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

Liberal

1. In 1923 John C. LeBlanc and others of East Margaree, N.S., brought an action in the Supreme court of the Judicature for the province of Nova Scotia as plan tiffs against Severin J. Arseneau of Belle Cote, Inverness county, N.S., President of the Margaree River Salmon Fisheries Association, so-called, for the sum of $592.40 on the ground that they were, during the year 1922, members of the Margaree Fisheries Association and were entitled to equal shares with other members of the Association of the sum of $2,250 that it received for salmon supplied.

2. Answered by No. 1.

3. No.

4. No.

5. Answered by No. 4.

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Subtopic:   MARGAREE FISH ASSOCIATION
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MR. ALBERT E. ROBICHAUD

CON

Mr. DOUCET:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. When was Albert E. Robichaud dismissed as postmaster of Lameque, Gloucester county, New Brunswide ?

2. What were the reasons for such dismissal?

3. Was it for political partisanship? If so, was an investigation held?

4. Who made the complaint to the government?

5. Who held the inquiry?

6. Were the charges proven?

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Subtopic:   MR. ALBERT E. ROBICHAUD
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LIB

Hon. Mr. MURPHY: (Postmaster General)

Liberal

1. January 23, 1924.

2. Active political partisanship.

3. Yes.

4. J. G. Robichaud, M.P.

5. C. T. Richard, barrister, Bathurst, N. B.

6. Yes.

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Subtopic:   MR. ALBERT E. ROBICHAUD
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DUTIES ON FLOUR MILL MACHINERY

CON

Mr. DOUCET:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Has the Department of Customs and Excise remitted, at any time, any customs duties on flour mill machinery imported from the United States?

2. What is the policy of the department in that respect?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   DUTIES ON FLOUR MILL MACHINERY
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March 25, 1925