April 11, 1927

LIB

Hewitt Bostock (Speaker of the Senate)

Liberal

The SPEAKER:

Very well, it will appear

on the order paper as a notice of motion.

Topic:   EDITION
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QUESTIONS


(Questions answered orally are indicated by an asterisk.)


VANCOUVER HARBOUR COMMISSION EMPLOYEES

UFA

Mr. COOTE:

United Farmers of Alberta

1. Are the following parties in the employ of the Vancouver harbour commission: Charles 0. Julian; Mr. McCall, Ex-M.L.A.; Maurice Quain; C. L. White; K. G. Burns; John McLeod; Reggie Webb: Norman Harvie?

2. When was each one appointed and what is salary in each case?

3. What duties does each one perform?

4. How many of these are new positions?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   VANCOUVER HARBOUR COMMISSION EMPLOYEES
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LIB

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

Liberal

1. All in the employ of the commissioners with the exception of Norman Harvie.

2. Name-Date of Appointment-Salary

C. 0. Julian, October, 1922, $250 month; J.

A. McColl, March 20, 1925, $225 month; M. Quain, August, 1923, $300 month; C. L. White, February, 1924, $400 month; K. J. Burns, September, 1924, $8,000 year; John McLeod, February, 1924, $225 month; R. A. Webb, November, 1923, $175 month.

3. C. O. Julian, Trade Representative; J. A. McColl, Trade Representative on Praries; M. Quain, Chief Electrician; C. L. White, Comptroller; K. J. Burns, General Superintendent; John McLeod, Genei-al Superintendent's Clerk; R. A. Webb, Cost Clerk.

4. C. O. Julian was appointed to present position February 5, 1926. The position occupied by J. A. McColl was created on March 17, 1925. The posticn of chief electrician was created in July, 1923. C. L. White assumed the duties of comptroller in October, 1925. K. J. Bums succeeded R. E. Beattie as general superintendent in September, 1924. J. McLeod was made clerk to general superintendent

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January 1, 1925. R. A. Webb, position created on recommendation of auditors on October 1, 1926.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   VANCOUVER HARBOUR COMMISSION EMPLOYEES
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CALGARY POST OFFICE SITE

LAB

Mr. ADSHEAD:

Labour

1. Did the Dominion government purchase one or two lots to the east of the Calgary post

office site?

2. If so, was the price $412,000?

3. To whom was the money paid?

4. How many buildings were on the lots?

5. Who was the vendor?

6. When was the deal made, where is the steel and other material that was salvaged, stored?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   CALGARY POST OFFICE SITE
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LIB

John Campbell Elliott (Minister of Public Works)

Liberal

Hon. Mr. ELLIOTT:

I, 2 and 5.

Lot No. 4 purchased from C. A.

Wallace for $ 65,215

Lot No. 5. purchased from J. C.

VanWart for 61,250

Lot No. 6 purchased from J. C.

VanWart for 52,200

Lot No. 7. purchased from J. C.

McNeil 100,000

Part of lot No. 8 purchased from J. A. McKenzie for 33,800

Total $312,465

3. To vendors.

4. Five.

6. (a) Lots 4, 5 and 6 were purchased] in April 1913, and lot 7 and part of lot 8 were purchased in June 1914; (b) There was no salvage from the buildings purchased as they were sold by public auction.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   CALGARY POST OFFICE SITE
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BONDED WAREHOUSES-NOVA SCOTIA

CON

Mr. QUINN:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Has the Department of Customs and Excise received advice of the passing of an order in council by the government of Nova Scotia, advising that the government of Nova Scotia does not concur in the right of bonded warehouses in Nova Scotia to ship liquor duty paid?

2. If the Department of Customs and Excise has received such notification, what action has been taken in respect to same?

3. If no action has been taken, what does the Minister of Customs propose to do about the matter ?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   BONDED WAREHOUSES-NOVA SCOTIA
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LIB

Hon. Mr. RINFRET: (Secretary of State of Canada)

Liberal

1. No.

2. and 3. Answered by No. 1.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   BONDED WAREHOUSES-NOVA SCOTIA
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WEST POINT BREAKWATER-P.E.I.

CON

Mr. MACDONALD (Kings):

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Is the Department of Public Works proceeding with repairs to the West Point breakwater in Prince Edwnrd Island?

2. Is this work being done by contract or otherwise ?

3. Were tenders called in connection with it?

Questions

4. Give the names of tenderers, and amount of each tender, respectively?

5. If no contract is in force under what terms is the work, being carried on?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   WEST POINT BREAKWATER-P.E.I.
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LIB

Hon. Mr. ELLIOTT: (Minister of Public Works)

Liberal

1. Yes.

2. By contract.

3. Yets.

4. Andrew Martin & Alfred Peters, $6,690; Henry J. Phillips, $6,826; John T. Stewart and Vernon Matthew, $7,778.

5. Answered by No. 2.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   WEST POINT BREAKWATER-P.E.I.
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SOURIS BREAKWATER-P.E.I.

CON

Mr. MACDONALD (Kings):

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. What is the condition of the breakwater at Souris, Prince Edward Island?

2. Was a contract let for repairs to this work in the year 1925? If so, to whom, and why was the work not proceeded with?

3. Is it the intention to revive at this session the vote of $36,500 placed in the estimates of the year 1925 for repairs on said breakwater?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   SOURIS BREAKWATER-P.E.I.
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LIB

Hon. Mr. ELLIOTT: (Minister of Public Works)

Liberal

1. Face of outer block showing signs of weakness and gradual settlement has taken place in the stone slope along middle section.

2. (a)Yes Ob) John E. Campbell (c) Owing to lateness of season and inability of contractor to secure stone, contract was cancelled.

3. Matter under consideration.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   SOURIS BREAKWATER-P.E.I.
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GERMAN REPARATIONS-INTERIM AND FINAL REPORTS

CON

Mr. CANTLEY:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Is the so-called interim report of the reparations commissioner final in respect to the 1,497 awards mentioned therein?

2. Does the reparations commissioner agree with a statement made in the House of Commons that the so-called interim report was subject to revision in the final report on the 13 remaining claims?

3. Has the final report of the reparations commissioner on the 13 remaining claims been delivered to the Secretary of State or to his department ?

4. Has the commissioner advised when the final or supplementary report will be ready?

5. Is the government aware of the fact that a great number of these claimants are in impoverished circumstances?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   GERMAN REPARATIONS-INTERIM AND FINAL REPORTS
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April 11, 1927