June 29, 1931

LIB

Mr. POULIOT:

Liberal

1. After September 4, 1930, did anybody report to the Department of Railways and Canals, as mentioned in reference 314, that there was no necessity for the construction of a new station at Riviere du Loup as, with proper repairs, additions and improvements, the existing accommodation could be rendered satisfactory?

2. If so: (a) at what date; and (b) at whose request was such report forwarded to the Department of Railways and Canals?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   RIVIERE DU LOUP-NEW STATION
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CON

Mr. MANION: (Minister of Railways and Canals)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. The return, reference No. 314, contains no reference to any such report.

2. Answered by No. 1.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   RIVIERE DU LOUP-NEW STATION
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* CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS-SUNNY BRAE TO GUYSBOROUGH CONSTRUCTION

LIB

Mr. DUFF:

Liberal

1. Have instructions been issued to the contractors on the partly constructed railroad from Sunny Brae to Guysborough to cease work and remove their equipment?

2. If not, will the government and Canadian

National Railways proceed with the construction of the right-of-way, the placing of bridges, laying of rails and ballasting of road, this present season? _

3. Were bonds issued for sufficient funds to build said railroad?

4. Was the sum of $3,500,000 or thereabouts provided in that or any other way for the purpose of said construction?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   * CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS-SUNNY BRAE TO GUYSBOROUGH CONSTRUCTION
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CON

Robert James Manion (Minister of Railways and Canals)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. MANION:

In view of the discussion

of these questions before the railway committee, the railway officials are wondering if the hon. gentleman Still desires that they be answered. I submit that if the answers he received in the committee are satisfactory to him, the question might be dropped.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   * CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS-SUNNY BRAE TO GUYSBOROUGH CONSTRUCTION
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LIB

William Duff

Liberal

Mr. DUFF:

It would be satisfactory to

me, but I should like to have the answers for my constituents.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   * CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS-SUNNY BRAE TO GUYSBOROUGH CONSTRUCTION
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CON

Robert James Manion (Minister of Railways and Canals)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. MANION:

Of course, the hon. gentleman has them in the committee reports, because he discussed the question there with the officials of the railway.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   * CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS-SUNNY BRAE TO GUYSBOROUGH CONSTRUCTION
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LIB

William Duff

Liberal

Mr. DUFF:

I understand that since that

date further equipment has been removed from the work.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   * CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS-SUNNY BRAE TO GUYSBOROUGH CONSTRUCTION
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CON

Robert James Manion (Minister of Railways and Canals)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. MANION:

All right; it stands.

Unopposed Motions jor Papers

^CURRENCY IN CIRCULATION

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   * CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS-SUNNY BRAE TO GUYSBOROUGH CONSTRUCTION
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UFA

Mr. SPENCER:

United Farmers of Alberta

1. What was the total of chartered bank notes in circulation on the 31st of May, 1930?

2. What was the total of chartered bank notes in circulation on 31st May, 1931?

3. What was the total amount of dominion notes in circulation on 31st May, 1930?

4. What was the total amount of dominion notes in circulation on 31st May, 1931?

5. What was the amount of subsidiary coin held by the banks and in circulation as of 31st May, 1930?

6. What was the amount of subsidiary coin held by the banks and in circulation as of 31st May, 1931?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   * CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS-SUNNY BRAE TO GUYSBOROUGH CONSTRUCTION
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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:

The information with respect to this question is not yet available as the final returns for May will not be received until to-morrow. Then the question will be answered as soon as possible.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   * CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS-SUNNY BRAE TO GUYSBOROUGH CONSTRUCTION
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CON

Pierre Édouard Blondin (Speaker of the Senate)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. SPEAKER:

Question 22 stands. UNOPPOSED MOTIONS FOR PAPERS soldiers' pensions

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Subtopic:   * CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS-SUNNY BRAE TO GUYSBOROUGH CONSTRUCTION
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LIB

Ian Alistair Mackenzie

Liberal

Mr. MACKENZIE (Vancouver):

For a return showing:

1. Number of new disability and dependent pensions (not including cases of commuted pension) allowed by the Board of Pension Commissioners between October 1, 1930, and May 31, 1931.

2. Number of cases of pensions previously commuted, reinstated on pension by Board of Pension Commissioners between October 1, 1930, and May 31, 1931.

3. Retroactive payments and annual liability under 2.

4. Number of cases allowed by the pension tribunal in the same period.

5. Number of cases rejected by the pension tribunal and allowed by the Pension Appeal court to June 15, 1931.

6. Number of cases allowed by the pension tribunal and rejected by the Pension Appeal court in the same period.

7. Cost to May 31, 1931, of: (a) the Board of Pension Commissioners and their administration as such; (b) the pension tribunal and their staff (1) salaries; (2) travelling expenses; (c) Pensions advocates and staff (1) salaries; (2) travelling expenses; (d) commission counsel and staff (1) salaries; (2) travelling expenses; (e) Pension Appeal court and staff (1) salaries; (2) travelling expenses.

S. Monetary value of all pensions payable during same period: (a) by Board of Pension Commissioners; (b) by decisions of pension tribunal and not appealed; (c) by decisions of the Pension Appeal court.

9. Number of cases (outside the decisions of the pension board) finally disposed of by the Pension Appeal court to June 15, 1931.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   * CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS-SUNNY BRAE TO GUYSBOROUGH CONSTRUCTION
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WHITESIDE CORRESPONDENCE

LIB

William Richard Motherwell

Liberal

Mr. MOTHERWELL:

For a copy of all correspondence, telegrams and other documents exchanged between Premier Anderson of Saskatchewan and the

Right Hon. R. B. Bennett, Prime Minister of Canada, since January 1, 1930, relative to certain claims, queries and allegations made by Robert Whiteside of Saskatchewan, with respect to the marketing of the Canadian wheat crop, during the grain years of 1917-1918, 1918-1919, and 1919-1920.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   WHITESIDE CORRESPONDENCE
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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:

I assume the hon. gentleman means January 1, 1931?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   WHITESIDE CORRESPONDENCE
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STURGEON FALLS, ONTARIO-PUBLIC BUILDING CARETAKER

LIB

Joseph Raoul Hurtubise

Liberal

Mr. HIJRTUBISE:

For a copy of all letters, telegrams and reports regarding the position of caretaker of the public building in the town of Sturgeon Falls, Ontario, and a statement giving reasons for the appointment of Walter Clark.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   STURGEON FALLS, ONTARIO-PUBLIC BUILDING CARETAKER
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JACQUES GRENIER

LIB

William Duff

Liberal

Mr. DUFF (for Mr. Marcil):

For a copy of the report of the investigation held into the case of Jacques Grenier, light and signal keeper, at St. Godfroy, Quebec.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   JACQUES GRENIER
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June 29, 1931