April 23, 1934

CON

Mr. SAUVE: (Postmaster General)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. January 30, 1934.

2. and 3. James A. Bell at $380 per annum.

4. Alex Sutherland, $385; James A. Bell, $468.

Before action was taken Mr. Bell wrote the department asking leave to amend his tender to $380 per annum which was accepted.

5. Alex Sutherland at $480 per annum.

6. Four years. Contract will expire on March, 31, 1938.

Topic:   SHUBENACADIA, N.S., MAIL
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BUTTER IMPORTS

CON

Mr. TETREAULT:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. How many pounds of butter were imported from New Zealand from July 28, 1930, to October 1, 1930?

2. Was this butter imported under the terms of the treaty concluded during the preceding administration?

Topic:   BUTTER IMPORTS
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CON

Mr. MATTHEWS: (Minister of National Revenue)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Imports of butter from New Zealand entered1 for consumption in Canada in the months of August and September, 1930, were 2,681,985 pounds.

2. There are no permanent records of separate monthly collections under the different rates of duty applied, but from figures available approximately 2,603,585 pounds of this butter were entered under the terms of the Australian trade agreement effective October 1, 1925, and extended to New Zealand on the same date.

Topic:   BUTTER IMPORTS
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QUESTION PASSED AS ORDER FOR RETURN

PUBLIC WORKS EXPENDITURES

CON

Joseph-François Laflèche

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. LAFLEOHE:

What sums have been expended by the Department of Public Works in the counties of Sherbrooke, Shefford, Chateauguay, Huntingdon, Brome, Missisquoi, Stanstead. Compton, Richmond and Wolfe, from 1930 to the present date?

Topic:   QUESTION PASSED AS ORDER FOR RETURN
Subtopic:   PUBLIC WORKS EXPENDITURES
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MOTIONS FOR PAPERS

DISMISSAL OF MRS. MARIE LAURE LALONDE

LIB

Joseph Thauvette

Liberal

Mr. THAUVETTE:

For a copy of all correspondence, telegrams, letters, petitions, and other documents, respecting the dismissal of Mrs. Marie-Laure Lalonde, postmistress of Pointe Fortune, county of Vaudreuil.

Topic:   MOTIONS FOR PAPERS
Subtopic:   DISMISSAL OF MRS. MARIE LAURE LALONDE
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GAP VIEW, SASK., POST OFFICE

LIB

Robert McKenzie

Liberal

Mr. McKENZIE (Assiniboia):

For a copy of all correspondence and other documents passing between the Post Office Department or any official thereof and any other person or persons during the year 1933 in regard to closing of the Gap View post office and changing of the mail contract, Forget, Gap View and Handsworth, to Stoughton and Handsworth.

Topic:   GAP VIEW, SASK., POST OFFICE
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ISLE AUX COUDRES-LA BALEINE, QUE., MAIL CONTRACT

LIB

Joseph Philippe Baby Casgrain

Liberal

Mr. CASGRAIN:

For a copy of all documents, letters, telegrams, correspondence, and requests, exchanged between the citizens of Isle aux Coudres, La Baleine district, and the Post Office Department at Ottawa and at Quebec, respecting the contract awarded for the carriage of the mail between Isle aux Coudres and La Baleine, from January 1, 1934, to date.

Topic:   ISLE AUX COUDRES-LA BALEINE, QUE., MAIL CONTRACT
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CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS

AUTHORIZATION OF PROVISION OF MONEYS TO MEET EXPENDITURES AND INDEBTEDNESS


Hon. E, N. RHODES (Minister of Finance) moved that the house go into committee at the next sitting, to consider the following proposed resolution: That it is expedient to bring in a measure respecting the Canadian National Railways, to authorize the provision of moneys to meet expenditures made and indebtedness incurred The Budget-Mr. Ralston



during the calendar year, 1934, and to provide for the refunding of certain maturing financial obligations. 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.


THE BUDGET

ANNUAL FINANCIAL STATEMENT OF THE MINISTER OF FINANCE

April 23, 1934