February 15, 1928

HANSARD-TRANSLATION OP FRENCH SPEECHES

PRO

Mr. CAMPBELL:

Progressive

1. What is the policy of Hansard with regard to the translation into English of speeches delivered in the House of Commons m the French language?

2. Is the English translation of all such speeches supposed to appear in the unrevised edition of Hansard?

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LIB

Mr. MACKENZIE KING: (Minister of Soldiers' Civil Re-establishment; Minister presiding over the Department of Health)

Liberal

1. The policy of Hansard is in accordance with a resolution adopted by the House of Commons on March 9, 1921, to the following effect:

This house is of the opinion that the speeches delivered in French should be immediately translated and published; that the government should at once instruct the translators and the king's printer to publish every Monday, during the session a special sheet of Hansard containing the translation into English of all the speeches which have been delivered in French the preceding week.

2. Yes; in, a supplement to the issue of the Monday follbwing the delivery of speeches in the French language.

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BRITISH NORTH AMERICA ACT AND MARITIME SUBSIDIES

CON

Charles Hazlitt Cahan

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. CAHAN:

In view of the terms of the address passed by the Senate and Commons of Canada, dated April 26, 1907, and of the British North

America Act 1907 (7 Edward VII, c. 11), is it the intention of the government to procure an additional amendment to the British North America Act to authorize the payment to the provinces of the additional grants of subsidies made or to be made by the government of Canada in compliance in whole or in part with the recommendation of the Duncan report?

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LIB

William Lyon Mackenzie King (Prime Minister; President of the Privy Council; Secretary of State for External Affairs)

Liberal

Mr. MACKENZIE KING:

As announced in the speech from, the throne, it has been decided, pending a complete revision of the financial arrangements as contemplated by the Duncan report, to recommend the continuance of the money grants made at the last session. For the present, these grants are temporary. If, as a result of a complete revision of the financial arrangements between the Dominion government and the provinces, the present or other grants should be made permanent, it is the intention of the government to procure an additional amendment to the British North America Act in conformity with the policy adopted in 1907.

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CUSTOMS AND EXCISE REVENUE AT BERTHIER

LIB

QUESTIONS


(Questions answered orally are indicated by an asterisk.) [Mr. Mackenzie King.) What is the total amount collected by the Department of National Revenue at the customs and excise sub-port of Berthier for the year 1927; (a) on excise duties; (b) on customs duties? Questions


LIB

William Daum Euler (Minister of National Revenue)

Liberal

Mr. EULER:

Customs duties, $25,433.68;

excise taxes, $544,815.92; excise duties, $537.34.

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GRANDE PRAIRIE AND PEACE RIVER HOMESTEAD ENTRIES

UFA

Donald MacBeth Kennedy

United Farmers of Alberta

Mr. KENNEDY:

What were the number of homestead entries in (a) Grande Prairie land district, (b) Peace river land district, in each of the years 1921, 1922, 1923, 1924, 1925, 1926 and 1927?

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LIB

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

Liberal

Mr. STEWART (Edmonton):

Fiscal year Grande Prairie Peace Riverending 31st March Land District Land District1921 .. .

548 6711922 .. .

312 4621923 .. .

172 2861924 .. .

94 1421925 .. .

92 1371926 .. .

Ill 2051927 .. .

193 251

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GRAIN SHIPMENTS

CON

Mr. COWAN:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. What was the total number of bushels of grain handled through the port of Vancouver in each of the years 1926 and 1927?

2. What was the total number of bushels of grain shipped from Port Arthur and Fort William during each of the seasons of navigation 1926 and 1927?

3. What was the total amount of grain

handled at Port Colborne during each of the seasons 1926 and 1927?

4. What was the total amount of grain

shipped from the port of Montreal during each of the seasons 1926 and 1927?

5. Is there any record available of the amount of Canadian grain shipped via Erie canal from Buffalo to New York? If so, what amount was shipped in each of the seasons 1926 and 1927?

6. What amount of United States grain was handled through the port of Montreal during the seasons of 1926 and 1927?

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LIB

Mr. MALCOLM: (Minister of Trade and Commerce)

Liberal

1. Calendar year-

1926 : 52,494,615; 1927: 50,847,482.

2. Season of navigation

1926: 298,860,493; 1927: 284,172,722.

3. 1926: 93,762,003; 1927: 110,166,303.

4. 1926: 138,635,858; 1927: 197,522,230.

5. Not available.

6. 1926 : 38,101,582 bushels; 1927 : 96,239,783

bushels.

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GRANTS TO EXPERIMENTAL FARMS

CON

Mr. COWAN:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. What support or aid, financial or otherwise, does the Department of Agriculture make to the experimental farm in the district of Thunder bay ?

2. What was the amount of grant or aid, if any, in 1926 and in 1927?

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February 15, 1928