May 27, 1930

SUPPLEMENTARY ESTIMATES FOR 1930-31


A message from His Excellency the Governor General transmitting further supplementary estimates for the financial year end- ing March 31, 1931, was presented by Hon. Charles A. Dunning (Minister of Finance), read by Mr. Speaker to the house, and referred to the committee of supply.


QUESTIONS


(Questions answered orally are indicated by an asterisk.)


DAIRY INDUSTRY-STATISTICS

LIB

Mr. TOBIN:

Liberal

1. How much creamery butter ivas produced m Canada in the calendar years 1928-1929?

2. How much dairy butter was produced in Canada in the calendar years 1928-1929?

3. How much butter was exported from Canada in the calendar years 1928-1929?

4. How much butter was imported into Canada in the calendar years 1928-1929?

5. What was the^ consumption of buttter per capita in Canada in the calendar years 1928-

6. Is any substitute for butter permitted to

be imported, manufactured or sold in Canada?

7. Is it permissible to renovate butter under the existing Canadian laws?

8. How much milk was produced in Canada in the calendar years 1928-1929?

9. How much milk was exported from Canada in the calendar years 1928-1929, and to what countries?

10. How much cream was exported from Canada in the calendar years 1928-1929, and to what countries?

11- What was the per capita consumption of 19 h? in Canada in the calendar years 1928-

12. What was the number of dairy cattle in Canada in the calendar years 1928-1929?

13. What was the average milk production per dairy cow in the calendar years 1928-1920?

14. How many farmers in Canada are interested in the dairy industry?

15. What was the average price of butter, cream and milk in Canada, by months, during the calendar years, 1928-1929?

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LIB

Mr. MALCOLM: (Minister of Trade and Commerce)

Liberal

1. Canada's production of creamery butter, calendar years 1928-1929, was-

Pounds

1928 168,027,039

1929 (not available)

2. Canada's production of dairy butter, calendar years 1928-1929, was-

Pounds

1928 90,000,000

1929 (not available)

3. Canada's domestic exports of butter, calendar years 1928-1929, were-

Pounds

1928 1,994,800

1929 1,400,400

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4. Canada's imports of butter, calendar years 1928-1929, were-

Pounds

1928 [DOT] [DOT][DOT] 16,801,6561929 "

35,928,2495. Canada's per capita consumption of butter, calendar years 1928-1929, was

Pounds

1928.

1929.

29.06

(not available)

6. No.

7. No. . , ,

8. Canada's milk production, calendar years

1928-1929, was-

Pounds

192g 14,512,897,961

J929 (not available)

9. Canada's domestic exports of milk, calendar years 1928-1929, were-

1928 1929

Gal. Gal.

To United States.. 3,959,812 3,291,819Total exports... 3,959,812 3,291,81910. Canada's domestic exports of cream.calendar years 1928-1929, were- 1928 1929Gal. Gal.To United Kingdom 714 -To United States.. 3,042,704 2,385,754Total exports... 3,043,418 2,385,75411. The Dairy and Cold Storage Branchestimate the consumption of milk at one pint per capita per day. _12. The number of milch cows in Canada, calendar years 1928-1929, was-1928

3,792,5221929

3,778,27713. The average milk production per cow milked, calendar years 1928-1929, was-

Pounds

1928 4,498

1929 (not available)

14. Information not available in the Dominion Bureau of Statistics.

15. (See attached statements).

Milk, Fresh

Price to producers per gallon delivered at dairy-

Charlottetown

1928 1929

January

$0.20 $0.20February , 0.20 0.20March

0.20 0.20

Charlottetown-Con.

1928 1929

April .. .. 0.20 0.20May .. 0.20 0.20June .. .. 0.20 0.20July . .. 0.20 0.20August.. .. .. .. 0.20 0.20September.. .. .. 0.20 0.20October.. .. .. .. 0.20 0.20November.. .. .. 0.20 0.25December.. .. .. 0.20 0.25Average. .. .. 0.20 Halifax 0.2081928 1929January.. .. .. .. $0.27 $0.27February.. .. .... 0.27 0.27March.. .. .. .. 0.27 0.27April .. .. 0.27 0.27May .. .. 0.27 0.27June .. .. 0.27 0.27July .. .. 0.27 0.27August.. .. .. .. 0.27 0.27September.. .. .. 0.27 0.27October.. .. .. .. 0.27 0.27November.. .. .. 0.27 0.27December.. .. .. 0.27 0.27Average.. .... 0.27 St. John 0.271928 1929January.. .. .... $0,265 $0,265February.. .

0.265 0.265March.. .. .. .. 0.265 0.265April .... 0.265 0.265May .... 0.265 0.265June .... 0.265 0.265July .... 0.265 0.265August.. .. .. .. 0.265 0.265September.. .. .. 0.265 0.265October.. .. .... 0.265 0.265November.. .. .. 0.265 0.265December.. .. .. 0.265 0.265Average..

0.265 0.265

Price to producers per 100 pounds delivered railway station-

Montreal

1928 1929

January.. .. .. $2,805 $2,805February.. .

2.805 2.805March.. .. .. .. 2.805 2.805April .... 2.805 2.805May

- .... 2.03 2.805June .... 2.03 2.39July .. .. 2.03 2.39August.. .. .. .. 2.03 2.39September.. .. .. 2.03 2.39October.. .. .... 2.805 2.81November.. .. .. 2.805 2.81December.. .. .. 2.805 3.20Average..

2.482 2.70

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Price to producers per gallon delivered at dairy-

Quebec

1928 1929

January.. .. $0.30

February.. . 0.30

March.. .. 0.275

April 0.225

May 0.20

June 0.20

July 0.20

August.. .. .. .. 0.22 0.20September.. .. .. 0.22 0.20October.. .. .... 0.22 0.25November.. .. .. 0.25 0.25December.. 0.30Average.. .. .. 0.2546 0.2417

Price to producers per 100 pounds delivered at dairy-

Ottawa

1928 1929

January.. .

$2.70 $3.00February..

2.70 3.00March.. .. .. .. 2.70 3.00April

2.70 3.00May 2.SOJune 2.40July 2.50August.. .. 2.50September.. .. .. 2.40 2.50October.. .

2.80 3.00November.. .. .. 3.00 3.00December.. .. .. 3.00 3.00Average.

2.633 2.808Price to producers per 8-gallon can delivereat dairy- Toronto

1928 1929

January.. .. $2.20 $2.20

February.. . 2.00

March.. .. 2.00

April 2.00

May 1.95

June 1.95

July 1.95

August.. .. 1.95

September.. 2.20

October.. .. 2.35

November.. 2.3925

December.. 2.3925

Average.. 2.1125

Price to producers per gallon delivered a

dairy- Hamilton

1928 1929

Januarv.. .. $0,275

February.. .. 0.275

March.. .. .... 0 275 0.275

Hamilton-Con.

1928 1929

April 0.275

May 0.24375

June 0.24375

July 0.24375

August .. 0.24375 0.24375September.. .. .. 0.275 0.275October .. 0.275 0.275November.. . .. 0.275 0.30December.. .. .. 0.275 0.30Average.. .. .. 0.2672 0.2687

Price to producers per 100 pounds delivered railway station-

Winnipeg

1928 1929

January $2.47

February 2.47

March 2.47

April 2.47

May 2.16

June 2.16

July 2.16

August 2.16

September.. .. 2.81

October 2.46

November.. .. .. 2.47 2.46December.. .. .. 2.47 2.46Average.. .. .. 2.313 2.392

Price to producers per pound butterfat, delivered at dairy-

Saskatoon

1928 1929

January $0.75

February 0.75

March 0.70

April 0.70

May 0.65

June 0.65

July 0.65

August 0.65

September.. .. .. 0.85 0.85

October 0.85

November.. .. .. 0.75 0.75December.. .. .. 0.75 0.75Average.. .. .. 0.7575 0.725

Price to producers per gallon delivered at dairy-

Regina

1928 1929

January . .. $0,265 $0.2775February . .. 0.265 0.266March . .. 0.265 0.247April . .. 0.265 0.247May 0.228June 0.243July 0.243

Questions

Regina-Con.

1928 1929

August .. 0.245 0.247September.. .. .. 0.285 0.288October .. 0.285 0.323November.. .. .. 0.285 0.323December.. .. .. 0.285 0.323Average.. .. .. 0.267 0.2713

Price to producers per 100 pounds delivered at dairy-

Calgary

1928 1929

January.. .. .... $2.75 $2.80February.. .

2.75 2.75March.. .. .. .. 2.75 2.75April

2.75 2.75May .... 2.75 2.40June .... 2.40 2.40July .. .. 2.40 2.40August.. .. .. .. 2.40 2.40September.. .. .. 2.40 2.80October.. ..

2.80 2.80November.. .. .. 2.80 2.80December.. .. .. 2.80 2.80Average.

2.646 2.654Price to producers per 100 pounds at dairy- Edmonton deliveredVictoria-Con. 1928 1929October..

0.32 0.25November.

0.32 0.275December.. . .. 0.33 0.275Average

0.293 0.271

Price to producers jier pound butterfat, delivered at dairy-

Vancouver

1928 1929

January . $0.70 SO.70February .. 0.70 0.70March .. 0.70 0.70April .. 0.70 0.70May .. 0.70 0.70June .. 0.70 0.70July .. 0.70 0.70August .. 0.70 0.70September .. .. .. 0.70 0.70October .. 0.70 0.70November.. .. .. 0.70 0.70December.. .. .. 0.70 0.70Average.. .. .. 0.70 0.70Milk, Condensed Manufacturers' price per case of 48 15-ounce

tins, car lots-

1928 1929

January .. $2.80 $2.75February .. 2.SO 2.75March .. 2.80 2.75April .. 2.80 2.75May .. 2.40 2.40June .. 2.40 2.40July .. 2.40 2.40August .. 2.40 2.40September.. .. .. 2.40 2.75October .. 2.75 2.75November.. .. .. 2.75 2.75December.. .. .. 2.75 2.75Average. .. .. 2.62 2.63Price to producers per gallon delivered

dairy-

Victoria

1928 1929

January $8.10

February .. 8.10 8.10March .. 8.10 8.10April .. 8.10 8.10May .. 8.10 8.10June .. 8.10 8.10July .. 8.10 8.10August .. 8.10 8.10September.. .. .. 8.10 8.10October .. 8.10 8.10November.. .. .. 8.10 8.10December.. .. .. 8.10 8.10Average.. .. .. 8.10 8.10Milk, Evaporated Manufacturers' price per case of 48 1-pound

tins-

1928 1929

January .. SO.29 $0.30February .. 0.31 0.30March . .. 0.31 0.30Aoril . .. 0.25 0.30May .. 0.25 0.25June .. 0.26 0.25July .. 0.29 0.25August .. 0.29 0.25September.. .. .. 0.29 0.251928 1929January .. $5.10 $5.10February .. 5.10 5.10March . .. 5.10 5.10April .. 5.10 5.10May .. 5.10 5.10June 5.10 5.10July .. 5.10 5.10August .. 5.10 5.10September.. .. .. 5.10 5.10

Questions

Milk, Evaporated-Con.

1928 1929

October .. 5.10 5.10November.. .. .. 5.10 5.10December.. .. .. 5.10 5.10Average.. .. .. 5.10 5.10Butter, Creamery,' No. 1 Printsrice per pound at Montreal- monthly average- 1928 1929January .. $0.39 $0.43February .. 0.39 0.444March .. 0.43 0.454April .. 0.41 0.452May .. 0.36 0.386June .. 0.37 0.387July .. 0.40 0.402August .. 0.41 0.41September.. .. .. 0.43 0.42October .. 0.42 0.42November.. .. .. 0.43 0.4256December.. .. .. 0.43 0.429Average.. .. .. 0.406 0.4216

Price per pound at Toronto-monthly average-

1928 1929

January . .. $0.42 SO.445February . .. 0.42 0.447March . .. 0.44 0.459April . .. 0.43 0.456May . .. 0.39 0.412June . .. 0.39 0.406July . .. 0.41 0.416August . .. 0.42 0.428September.. .. . .. 0.43 0.435October . .. 0.43 0.439November.. .. .. 0.44 0.44December.. .. .. 0.44 0.439Average.. . . .. 0.422 0.4352Vice per pound at Winnipeg- 1928 1929January .. $0.43 SO.45February .. 0.44 0.46March 0.46April 0.46May . .. 0.42 0.40June .. 0.37 0.38July .. 0.38 0.40August .. 0.42 0.41September.. .. .. 0.43 0.42October .. 0.43 0.42November.. .. .. 0.43 0.42December.. .. .. 0.44 0.43Average.. .. .. 0.422 0.4258

Butter, Creamery, Finest Prints

Price per pound at Regina-

1928 1929

January . .. $0.44 $0.45February . .. 0.43 0.45March . .. 0.43 0.45April , .. 0.44 0.44May 0.42June .. 0.39 0.40Julv .. 0.40 0.40August .. 0.42 0.41September.. .. .. 0.43 0.42October.. . .. 0.43 0.42November.. .. .. 0.44 0.41December. .. 0.38Average.. .. .. 0.429 0.4208Price per pound at Calgary- 1928 1929January .. $0.44 $0.43February .. 0.43 0.44March .. 0.42 0.44April .. 0.44 0.42May .. 0.41 0.40June .. 0.39 0.39Julv 0.38August .. 0.41 0.38September.. .. .. 0.41 0.40October .. 0.43 0.40November.. .. .. 0.43 0.43December.. .. .. 0.43 0.43Average.. .. .. 0.419 0.4117

Butter, Dairy, Prints

Price per pound at Toronto-monthly average-

1928 1929

January .. SO.34 S0.33-S0.35February .. 0.34 0.33- 0.35March .. 0.34 0.33- 0.35April 0.333May .. 0.34 -June .. 0.34 July .. 0.33 -August .. 0.33 September.. .. .. 0.33 -October November.. .. .. 0.33 December.. .. .. 0.3375 Average.. .. .. 0.333 0.338

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PRIVATE BILLS-PROCEDURE

LIB-PRO

James Allison Glen

Liberal Progressive

Mr. J. A. GLEN (Marquette) moved:

That all private bills reported upon to-day and contained in the tenth report of the select standing committee on miscellaneous private bills be placed upon the order paper of the house for consideration this day in committee of the whole and for third reading.

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Motion agreed to. Soldier Settlement Act


SOLDIER SETTLEMENT ACT


Hon. CHARLES STEWART (Acting Minister of Immigration) moved that the house go into committee to consider the following proposed resolution: Resolved, that it is expedient to bring in a measure to amend the Soldier Settlement Act to carry into effect the recommendations of the special committee on pensions and returned soldiers' problems, submitted to the house on the 23rd May, instant, and to provide that the total outstanding indebtedness of all soldier settlers who are still in active occupancy of their farms shall be reduced by the amount of thirty per cent, to take effect upon the last standard date, 1929, or, in the case of settlers whose applications for revaluation have not yet been finally dealt with, immediately after the final award has been given. He said: His Excellency the Governor General, having been made acquainted with the subject matter of this resolution, recommends it to the favourable consideration of the house. Motion agreed to and the house went into committee, Mr. Johnston in the chair.


CON

George Halsey Perley

Conservative (1867-1942)

Sir GEORGE PERLEY:

The leader of the opposition is not here, but there is no objection to this resolution carrying since he will have an opportunity of saying anything he wishes to say when the bill is in committee.

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LIB

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

Liberal

Mr. STEWART (Edmonton):

Yes.

Resolution reported, read the second time and concurred in. Mr. Stewart (Edmonton) thereupon moved for leave to introduce Bill No. 313, to amend the Soldier Settlement Act.

Motion agreed to and bill read the first time.

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LIB

Rodolphe Lemieux (Speaker of the House of Commons)

Liberal

Mr. SPEAKER:

When shall said bill be

read a second time?

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CON
LIB

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

Liberal

Mr. STEWART (Edmonton):

Yes. Perhaps it would be better to continue to-morrow with the discussion.

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LIB
LIB

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

Liberal

Mr. STEWART (Edmonton):

Yes, this

day later.

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LIB

Rodolphe Lemieux (Speaker of the House of Commons)

Liberal

Mr. SPEAKER:

The bill will be read a

second time this day later.

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May 27, 1930