February 12, 1934

JORDAN MEMORIAL SANATORIUM

LIB

Mr. MICHAUD:

Liberal

1. Does Department of Pensions and National Health, pay any maintenance charges for returned soldiers or military patients at Jordan Memorial Sanatorium, The Glades, New Brunswick?

2. If so, what is total paid up to January 1, 1934?

3. How many persons are there at present at Jordan Memorial Sanatorium, The Glades, New Brunswick, and who are receiving pensions from federal government?

4. What are their names, and what is each

one receiving yearly: (a) as of January 1,

1933; (b) as of January 1, 1934?

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Subtopic:   JORDAN MEMORIAL SANATORIUM
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CON

Mr. MacLAREN: (Minister of Pensions and National Health)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Yes.

2. $148,993.25.

3. There are none whose hospital maintenance is paid by the department.

4. Answered by No. 3.

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Subtopic:   JORDAN MEMORIAL SANATORIUM
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TUBERCULOSIS FREE AREAS

LIB-PRO

Mr. WEIR (Macdonald):

Liberal Progressive

1. What areas in Manitoba are designated as tuberculosis-free areas?

2. Since 1925, what areas in Manitoba have made application to be included as tuberculosis-free areas?

3. What were the dates of these applications ?

4. What areas, if any, were approved by the Department of Agriculture as tuberculosis-free areas?

5. What were the dates of approval?

6. In what areas, if any, were tuberculosis tests actually made?

7. What were the dates1 of said tests, if any?

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Subtopic:   TUBERCULOSIS FREE AREAS
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CON

Mr. WEIR (MeMort): (Minister of Agriculture)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. The rural municipalities of Portage la Prairie, Grey, Dufierin, Roland, Thompson. Rhineland, Pembina, Stanley, Winchester, Morris and Louise.

2. The rural municipalities of Old Kildonan, West Kildonan, Cartier, South Norfolk, Stanley, Rhineland, Portage la Prairie, Pembina, Morris west of the Red River, Winchester, Louise, Morton, Lome and Brenda.

3. May 28, 1926; August 15, 1927; February 25, 1929; September 25, 1929; March 25, 1930; May 13, 1930; August 30, 1930; December 11, 1930; February 4, 1931; July 8, 1931; September 12, 1931; January 30, 1933.

4. Answered by No. 1.

Questions

5. April 30, 1930; May 23, 1930; April 2, 1931; September 6, 1930; March 6, 1930.

6. The rural municipalities of Stanley, Rhineland, Portage la Prairie, Pembina, Winchester, Dufferin, Roland, Thompson, and Grey.

7. Various dates in each of the years: 1923, 1924, 1925, 1929, 1930, 1931, 1932 and 1933.

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Subtopic:   TUBERCULOSIS FREE AREAS
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E. J. S. VERGE

LIB

Mr. MARCIL:

Liberal

1. Has Mr. E. J. S. Verge been removed from his position of returning officer for the county of Bonaventure?

2. If so, for what reason?

3. Has a new returning officer been appointed in his stead?

4. If so, who is he and on whose recommendation was the appointment made?

5. Who laid the complaint, if any, against Mr. Verge?

6. Has the new appointee any experience as returning officer?

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Subtopic:   E. J. S. VERGE
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CON

Mr. CAHAN: (Secretary of State of Canada)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Yes.

2. Because, after an enquiry under oath pursuant to section 18 of the Dominion Elections Act, the Chief Electoral Officer concluded that the returning officer had failed competently to discharge the duties of his office in that, after certain deputy returning officers had refused ballots to persons who were not qualified to vote, the returning officer, without an investigation of the qualifications of the persons concerned, intervened and used his authority to cause ballots to be furnished to them, whereupon they voted, contrary to the statute.

3. Yes.

4. (a) Mr. J. P. LeBoutillier, of Paspebiac, Que.; (b) the selection and appointment being made by the Chief Electoral Officer.

5. Mr. C. N. Dorion, MfP.

6. No.

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Subtopic:   E. J. S. VERGE
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BUREAU OP STATISTICS BULLETIN

LIB

Mr. RAYMOND:

Liberal

1. How many copies of the daily bulletin of the federal Bureau of Statistics are distributed each day, whether by mail or otherwise?

2. What is the estimated expense occasioned by the publication and distribution of this bulletin?

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Subtopic:   BUREAU OP STATISTICS BULLETIN
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CON

Mr. STEVENS: (Minister of Trade and Commerce)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. 383 (294 English, 89 French), of which 188 to the press; 139 to legations, individuals and officials; 58 to universities and large business concerns.

2. Average cost per issue (paper, ink, other supplies and clerical labour), $6.30.

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Subtopic:   BUREAU OP STATISTICS BULLETIN
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MCKENNA-MCBRIDE AGREEMENT

IND

Mr. NEILL:

Independent

1. In what year was the McKenna-McBride agreement relating to Indian reserves in British Columbia entered into?

2. Did it provide for readjustment of reserves in British Columbia and for that province to convey the agreed on reserves to the Dominion government ?

3. Has this conveyance taken place, and if not, what is the cause of the delay?

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Subtopic:   MCKENNA-MCBRIDE AGREEMENT
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LIB

Mr. MURPHY:

Liberal

1. 1912.

2. Yes.

3. No; the final schedule of reserves to be conveyed by the province was checked by the Department of Indian Affairs and returned to Victoria, February 22, 1933.

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Subtopic:   MCKENNA-MCBRIDE AGREEMENT
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TRADE COMMISSIONER-DUBLIN, IRELAND

LIB

Mr. BLAIR:

Liberal

1. Is Canada represented by a trade commissioner to the Irish Free State?

2. What has been the extent of Canadian trade with the Irish Free State during the years 1931, 1932 and 1933?

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Subtopic:   TRADE COMMISSIONER-DUBLIN, IRELAND
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CON

Mr. STEVENS: (Minister of Trade and Commerce)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Yes, at Dublin.

2.

Canada's Trade with Irish Free State (Calendar Years, 1931, 1932 and 1933)

1931 1932 1933Imports from

S 42,438 $ 39,721 $ 26,824Exports to- Domestic produce

2,639,565' 2,578,931 3,422,074Foreign produce

738 654 5,903Total exports

$2,640,303 $2,579,585 $3,427,977Total trade

$2,682,741 $2,619,306 $3,454,801

Questions

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Subtopic:   TRADE COMMISSIONER-DUBLIN, IRELAND
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SECRETARY OF STATE DEPARTMENT-TRANSLATOR

LIB

Mr. RAYMOND:

Liberal

1. Is the "one translator in the Department of the Secretary of State who translates foreign languages into English and French for all departments of the public service," as per the statement embodied in the explanatory notes of the Secretary of State's Bill No. 4, a competent translator to translate English or any foreign document into French?

2. Has the "one translator" passed any examination to establish his competency in translating into French language? If so, what certificate has he received, and from what authority?

3. Is the work of that "one translator of the Department of the Secretary of State" performed up to date? If not, how many months is the translation of foreign documents entrusted with that "one translator" delayed, for want of help ?

4. Why has the Department of the Secretary of State not engaged a sufficient number of translators to attend efficiently to the various documents, for the translation of which explanatory notes of Bill No. 4 declare "the Secretary of . State has frequently to procure assistance from outside the public service?

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Subtopic:   SECRETARY OF STATE DEPARTMENT-TRANSLATOR
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February 12, 1934