January 28, 1935

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BERT HIERVILLE, QUE. POST OFFICE

LIB

Mr. POULIOT:

Liberal

1. Who is the owner of the premises now occupied by the post office in Berthierville, Quebec ?

2. What is the name and address of the person from whom the government leased such premises?

3. What rent is paid for same?

4. Who recommended the leasing of said premises and on what date?

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

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. G. A. Daviault.

2. G. A. Daviault, Berthierville.

3. S70 per month.

4. (a) Clerk of Works, Montreal.

(b) August 18, 1934.

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LIB

Mr. POULIOT:

Liberal

1. Has the old post office at Berthierville been demolished?

2. If so, on what date and upon whose recommendation ?

3. Have plans been prepared by the Department of Public Works for a new post office?

4. If so, what are the names and addresses of the architects and what amount was paid to each?

5. Has the cost of the new post office been fixed?

6. If so, what will be the amount?

7. Has an amount been voted for this purpose?

8. If so, on what date and for what amount?

9. Has a contract been awarded for this work ?

10. If so, to whom and for what amount?

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Mr. SAUVE: (Postmaster General)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Yes.

2. (a) On September 21, 1934, the tender of J. H. Aube of Berthierville amounting to $175.00 was accepted for the demolition of the building.

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(b) The demolition was necessary in order to erect the proposed new building.

3. Plans and specifications have been prepared by Mr. Alcide Chausse, architect of Montreal, for the Department of Public W orks.

4. (a) Answered by No. 3. >

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(b) Nothing paid to date.

5. The cost will be determined by the amount of the lowest tender, but the contract has not yet been awarded.

6. Answered by No. 5.

7 & 8. Item No. 8 for $48,500 included in Schedule "A" of the Public Works Construction Act, 1934.

9 & 10. Answered by No. 5.

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MONTREAL POST OFFICE-PURCHASES OF

LIB

Mr. POULIOT:

Liberal

1. Since the month of August, 1930, has the Postmaster General bought any letter sorting machines for the general post office in Montreal?

2. If so, what price was paid for each machine ?

3. Since their purchase, have these machines been regularly used on the work for which they were purchased?

4. If not, for what were they used?

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Mr. SAUVE: (Postmaster General)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. No. Purchase for experimental purposes was made by Public Works Department on the recommendation of the Post Office Department prepared by the previous administration.

2. $3,302.47, by public tender.

3 & 4. Answered by No. 1.

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IMMIGRATION-1934

LIB

Mr. MACKENZIE (Vancouver):

Liberal

1. How many were admitted into Canada by the Department of Immigration during the calendar year 1934?

2. From which countries did such immigrants come?

3. To which provinces of Canada in approximate numbers did such immigrants go?

4. How many were deported from Canada in the calendar year 1934?

5. To which countries were such, in approximate numbers, deported?

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Mr. GORDON:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. 12,476.

2. Statement attached.

3. Statement attached.

4. 1,545.

5. Statement attached.

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Statement of Immigration to Canada, showing Racial Origin during the Calendar Year 1934

Albanian 4

Arabian 1

Belgian 62

British

English 1,362

Irish 298

Scotch 450

Welsh 56

Bulgarian 5

Chinese 1

Croatian 149

Czech 68

Dutch 49

East Indian 33

Esthonian 2

Finnish 63

French 79

German 304

Greek 39

Hebrew 577

Italian 320

Japanese 125

Jugo-Slav 102

Lettish 1

Lithuanian 43

Magyar 427

Negro 9

Polish 392

Portuguese 3

Roumanian 40

Russian 47

Ruthenian 563

.Scandinavi an-

Danish 23

Norwegian 34

Swedish 15

Serbian 35

Slovak 588

Spanish 8

Swiss 15

Syrian 13

Total, via ocean ports 6,405

From the United States 6,071

Grand total 12,476

Statement of Immigration to Canada, showing Province of Destination, for the Calendar Year 1934

Nova Scotia 652

New Brunswick 323

Prince Edward Island 52

Quebec 2,456

Ontario 5,582

Manitoba 390

Saskatchewan 519

Alberta 1,098

British Columbia 1,394

Yukon Territory 8

Northwest Territories 2

Total 12,476

Statement of Deportations from Canada, showing Countries to which Deported, for the Calendar Year 1934

Austria

Belgium 3

British-

England 316

Ireland, Northern 62

Ireland, Free State 9

Scotland 201

Wales 51

Australia 10

Barbados 1

Bermuda 1

British Guiana 1

British West Indies 3

St. Kitts (British West Indies.. .. 3

Trinidad (British West Indies).. .. 1

India 1

Lesser British Isles 2

Newfoundland 29

South Africa 4

Bulgaria 5

China 61

Czeeho-Slovakia 43

Danzig 1

Esthonia 3

Finland 42

France 6

Germany 108

Greece 8

Guiana (Dutch) 1

Holland 5

Hungary 32

Italy 8

Japan 19

Jugo-Slavia 33

Latvia 1

Lithuania 7

Mexico 1

Poland 117

Roumania 64

Russia 2

Scandinavian-

Denmark 25

Norway 24

Sweden 14

Spain 2

Switzerland 4

Turkey 1

West Indies (Not British) 1

Ocean port totals 1,338

U.S.A. citizens 207

Totals, less accompanying 1,545

Accompanying deported persons 156

Grand totals, including accompanying. 1,701

^BRITISH COLUMBIA-PUBLIC WORKS EXPENDITURES

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LIB

Mr. MACKENZIE (Vancouver):

Liberal

1. How much has been expended of the special appropriation of $40,000,000 for public works, voted in 1934?

2. How much has been expended to date in the province of British Columbia?

3. At what points and on what projects in British Columbia have such expenditures, if any, been made?

4. Is the government prepared to announce when other public works announced in 1934 will be proceeded with in British Columbia?

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Hugh Alexander Stewart (Minister of Public Works)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. STEWART (Leeds):

No doubt my hon. friend has observed that the Minister of Finance (Mr. Rhodes) has just laid on the table a statement covering all expenditures under the Public Works Construction Act. I assume it contains the information for which my hon. friend asks, and I suggest that this

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question be dropped. If there is any other information required we shall be glad to furnish it.

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LIB

Ian Alistair Mackenzie

Liberal

Mr. MACKENZIE (Vancouver):

I am very glad my question brought so quick a response.

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CANADIAN SILVER DOLLARS

LIB

Mr. REID:

Liberal

1. What 16 the total amount of the new silver Canadian dollars authorized to be issued from the mint?

2. What will be the silver content of the new silver dollar to be issued on May 6?

3. From what source or sources is the silver to be used in the new silver dollars being obtained?

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Mr. RHODES: (Minister of Finance and Receiver General)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. No amount yet authorized.

2. As set by the Currency Act-360 grains, 800 fine.

3. Silver bullion on hand or to be acquired from time to time.

admiralty act enforcement

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Joseph Oscar Lefebre Boulanger

Liberal

Mr. BOULANGER:

What aTe the reasons why the Admiralty Act, 1934, chapter 31 of the statutes of Canada of 1934, has not yet been put into force?

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January 28, 1935