1. Has the Minister of Agriculture received any complaints regarding the failure of government grader, Donald McKinnon, of Peterborough, grading the hogs of the Canada Packers Limited?
2. Has the minister ascertained that one of the weighers of Canada Packers Limited has been grading the hogs at Peterborough plant instead of the government grader?
3. Have the government manifests of the government grader at Peterborough been discovered missing and for what years are these manifests of the government grader missing?
4. Has the minister investigated as to whether there has been a shortage in weights discovered at the Canada Packers Limited plant at Peterborough, between weights given to the farmers on sale tickets and the weights shown by the weighers' records of the Canada Packers Limited at its Peterborough plant?
5. Has the minister instituted the investigation?
6. Hoes the minister intend to institute an investigation?
2. The usual practice is followed in administering the hog grading regulations at the Peterborough packing plant. In the event of the official hog grader being called to the country for a hog grading demonstration or other work in connection with swine improvement in the district immediately surrounding the packing plant, arrangements are made for the grading of the hogs at the plant by *an official of the plant subject to the supervision and approval of the official hog grader on his return.
3. No; hog grading records for the province of Ontario are filed at the office of the district swine grader, 59 Victoria street, Toronto 2, from which office reports on the grading are issued to the farmers and shippers.
6. No. Under the British North America Act, authority for such an investigation is vested with the Province.
2. An allowance of $250 to cover organization expenses and for viseing of the returns made by the enumerators; checking them and forwarding to Ottawa; verification of enumerators' accounts and the general supervision of the census within the district over which he is appointed as Commissioner the following rates are provided: 1 cent for each name on the "population" schedule; 3 cents for each "Agricultural" schedule; 1 cent for each entry on the "Animal and animal products, not on farm" Schedule; 1 cent for each record of blind and deaf persons; 1 cent for each record of merchandising and service establishments.
3. Appointed by the Honourable the Minister of Trade and Commerce.
4. Information not yet available.
5. Five cents for each person recorded on the population schedule; 5 cents for each absentee family; 5 cents for each closed house card; 35 cents for farms of 5 acres and over; 25 cents for farms of 1 to less than 5 acres; 35 cents for vacant and abandoned farms; for animals, animal products and fruits, etc. not on farms, 10 cents per family; for merchandising and service establishments 10 cents each; for blind and deaf persons 5 cents per name; in lieu of horse hire and all other expenses at the rate of $5 per 100 names on population schedule.
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6. By the Honourable the Minister of Trade and Commerce.