June 11, 1931

LIB

Edgar-Rodolphe-Eugène Chevrier

Liberal

Mr. CHEVRIER:

Considering that out of the 94 census enumerators recently appointed in the city of Ottawa, ten only are Prench Canadians, will the government order the immediate rectification of this situation?

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Subtopic:   CENSUS ENUMERATORS IN CITY OF OTTAWA
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CON

Richard Bedford Bennett (Prime Minister; Minister of Finance and Receiver General; President of the Privy Council; Secretary of State for External Affairs)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. BENNETT:

This question is objectionable for the same reason as question No. 17.

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Subtopic:   CENSUS ENUMERATORS IN CITY OF OTTAWA
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CON

Pierre Édouard Blondin (Speaker of the Senate)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. SPEAKER:

Being irregular in form this question will be dropped.

Question dropped.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   CENSUS ENUMERATORS IN CITY OF OTTAWA
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STE. LOUISE POSTMASTERSHIP

LIB

Mr. FAFARD:

Liberal

1. Was the postmaster at Ste. Louise, l'Islet county, dismissed, and if so, for what reason?

2. What are the names of those who applied for the position?

3. Were there any ex-service men, and if so, what are their names?

4. Who was appointed postmaster?

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Subtopic:   STE. LOUISE POSTMASTERSHIP
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CON

Mr. SAUVE: (Postmaster General)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Dismissal authorized on account of active political partisanship, but not yet effected.

2 and 3. The vacancy has 'been advertised but report on applicants has not yet been received.

4. No appointments made.

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Subtopic:   STE. LOUISE POSTMASTERSHIP
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SUPERANNUATED GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES

UFA

Mr. SPENCER:

United Farmers of Alberta

1. Are there any government employees reengaged who have been superannuated?

2. If so, how many, and in what capacity are they employed?

3. Why were they reengaged?

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Subtopic:   SUPERANNUATED GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES
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CON

Mr. CAHAN: (Secretary of State of Canada)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. No.

2 and 3. Answered by No. 1.

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Subtopic:   SUPERANNUATED GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES
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WHARF CONSTRUCTION OVERSEERS

LIB

Mr. MARCIL:

Liberal

1. Have overseers been appointed for the works at the wharves of Fleurant, St. Omer, St. Charles de Caplan and Carleton, Quebec?

2. Are these works being proceeded with at the present time?

3. Who is in charge at each place?

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Subtopic:   WHARF CONSTRUCTION OVERSEERS
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CON

Mr. STEWART (Leeds): (Minister of Public Works)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. (a) Yes; (b) Yes; (c) Yes; (d) No.

2. (a) No; Ob) Yes; (c) Yes; (d) Yes.

3. (a) Arthur L. Landry; (b) H. Godlbout; (c) J. A. Briere; (d) Louis L. LeBlanc (Temporary inspector pending regular appointment by Civil Service Commission).

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   WHARF CONSTRUCTION OVERSEERS
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ST. JOHNS MILITARY SCHOOL-BREAD CONTRACTS

LIB

Mr. RHEAUME:

Liberal

1. What were the names of the tenderers for bread contracts for the military school, at St. Johns, Quebec, during the years 1928 and 1929, and what were their respective prices?

2. What were the names of the tenderers and their respective prices in the month of March, 1930?

3. In the month of September last were the calls for tenders sent to those who tendered in 1928, 1929 and 1930, and if not, at whose request were they not so sent?

4. In the month of March last were the calls for tenders sent to all those who tendered in 1928, 1929 and 1930, and if not, at whose request were they not so sent?

5. How many pounds of bread were furnished in 1928, 1929 and 1930?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   ST. JOHNS MILITARY SCHOOL-BREAD CONTRACTS
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CON

Mr. SUTHERLAND: (Minister of National Defence)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   ST. JOHNS MILITARY SCHOOL-BREAD CONTRACTS
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MEGUASHA-DALH0USIE FERRY SERVICE

LIB

Mr. MARCIL:

Liberal

1. Did Adelme Bernard, the contractor for the Meguasha, Quebec, and Dalhousie, New Brunswick, ferry service offer to renew his contract for another term, and at what price?

2. Has a contract been entered into with Capt. Frank Allard, of Carleton, for this service ?

3. If so, what boat is proposed to be used on this route? Is the boat the same one as that used by Bernard?

4. Is there to be any improvement in the new service, and what rates are to be charged?

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Subtopic:   MEGUASHA-DALH0USIE FERRY SERVICE
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CON

Mr. STEVENS: (Minister of Trade and Commerce)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Yes at $3,000 per annum.

2. Yes.

3. (a) The Hiawatha.

(b) No.

4. The frequency of trips and the ports of

call are the same as in last year's contract. The Hiawatha is slightly faster than last year's boat. The passenger rates are: Dalhousie to Meguasha, 25 cents; Ditto-return same day, 40 cents; Dalhousie to St. Omer, 75 cents; Dalhousie to Oarleton, $1.

Freight rates: apples, per barrel, 25 cents; automobiles, each $1; beef, per pound, 25 cents; biscuits, per 100 pounds, 10 cents; butter, per 25 pounds, 5 cents; beans, per bag, 10 cents; bran, per bag, 5 cents, beans, canned, per case, 5 cents; barrels, empty, each, 25 cents; coal, per bag, 10 cents; cement, per barrel, 10 cents; corn meal, per barrel, 5 cents; cattle, each, $1; casks, empty, each, 25 cents; dry goods, per 100 pounds, 5 cents; drums, gasoline, empty, 20 cents; eggs, per case, 10 cents; flour and feed, per bag, 5 cents; fish, per 100 pounds, 10 cents; fertilizer, per 100 pounds, 5 cents; gasoline, per barrel, 20 cents; gasoline engines, per 100 pounds, 10 cents; brooms, per barrel, 25 cents; hogs, dressed, per 100 pounds, 10 cents; horses, each, $1; hardware, per 100 pounds, 5 cents; junk, per 100 pounds, 5 cents; laths, per bundle, 3 cents: lard, per pail, 5 cents; lime, per cask, 10 cents; molasses, per puncheon, 50 cents; oil, lubricating, per cask, 25 cents; paper, 3-ply, per roll, 5 cents; rope, per 100 pounds, 10 cents; stoves and ranges,

per 100 pounds, 25 cents; shingles, per M, 5 cents; sugar, per barrel, 20 cents; trunks, mt., each, 10 cents; turpentine, per barrel, 25 cents; weight goods, not otherwise specified, 5 cents; vinegar, per cask, 25 cents.

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Subtopic:   MEGUASHA-DALH0USIE FERRY SERVICE
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AUSTRALIAN TREATY


On the orders of the day:


June 11, 1931