February 25, 1935

CON

Mr. CAHAN: (Secretary of State of Canada)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Statistical records do not segregate imports of berets and information is not available from trade returns.

2. This information not available in department, details of goods in bond at ports not available until invoice produced, entry passed and examination made.

Topic:   BERET IMPORTS
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AMQUI, QTJE.-POST OFFICE

LIB

Mr. BRASSET:

Liberal

1. Have tenders been called for the construction of a post office at Amqui, Matane county?

2. Has the contract been awarded?

3. What are the names of the tenderers, and the amount of each tender?

4. If the contract has been awarded, what is the name of the party who secured it and for what amount?

5. What was the lowest tender and the name of the tenderer?

Topic:   AMQUI, QTJE.-POST OFFICE
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Mr. STEWART (Leeds): (Minister of Public Works)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Yes.

2. Yes.

3. Santo F. Walters

$11,622.02J. E. Verrault

13,458 00

F. Pelletier & R. Fournier.. 14,000 00 Dumont & Damours Enrg.. 15,505 57

Laurent Giroux 16562 00Ernest Dionne

16,785 00

Stewart Construction Co., Ltd. 16,856 00 La Perrelle Lumber Co., Ltd. 17,185 70

4. (a) Santo F. Walters, (b) $11,622.02.

5. (a) $11,622.02. (b) Santo F. Walters.

farmers' creditors arrangement act

Topic:   AMQUI, QTJE.-POST OFFICE
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LIB

Mr. POULIOT:

Liberal

1. Was Mr. Albert Rioux, of Montreal, appointed to some office pursuant to the Farmers' Creditors Arrangement Act?

2. If so, what is the position, when was he appointed, and what is his salary?

3. Are his travelling expenses included in his salary?

4. Is he called upon to devote all his time to the duties of this position?

5. Is he allowed by the government to write in the newspapers, under his signature or a pseudonym?

6. Is he under the direct jurisdiction of the minister or of the civil service commission?

7. In the first instance, under which minister's jurisdiction does he come, and is he acting, under the dispositions of the act, pursuant to instructions given to him from time to time by such minister?

Topic:   AMQUI, QTJE.-POST OFFICE
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Mr. RHODES: (Minister of Finance and Receiver General)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Yes.

2. Representative of debtors ou the board of review for the province of Quebec; $25 a day while engaged on the work. Appointed December 8, 1934.

3. No.

4. No.

5. The government has no knowledge of any such writings.

6. Appointment was made by the governor in council. The act is administered by the Department of Finance.

7. Under the Minister of Finance, acting pursuant to the provisions of the act and regulations made thereunder.

Topic:   AMQUI, QTJE.-POST OFFICE
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CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS-J. E. LAFORCE

LIB

Mr. POULIOT:

Liberal

1. Is Mr. J. E. Laforce, of Montreal, an employee of the Canadian National Railways?

2. If so, what is his position and salary?

Questions

Topic:   CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS-J. E. LAFORCE
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CON

Mr. MANION: (Minister of Railways and Canals)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Yes.

2. General agent for the province of Quebec in the Colonization Department of Canadian National Railways.

The Canadian National management consider question of salary to be a detail of railway operation and not a matter of public interest.

Topic:   CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS-J. E. LAFORCE
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INTERNATIONAL LABOUR CONFERENCE DELEGATES

LIB

Ernest Lapointe

Liberal

Mr. LAPOINTE:

Who have been the government delegates, the employers delegate and the employees delegate at the meetings of the International labour conference in 1930, 1931, 1932, 1933, and 1934?

Topic:   INTERNATIONAL LABOUR CONFERENCE DELEGATES
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Wesley Ashton Gordon (Minister of Immigration and Colonization; Minister of Labour; Minister of Mines)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. GORDON:

Year Session

1930... .Fourteenth

Government

delegates

Gerald H. Brown Dr. W. A. Riddell

Employers'

delegate

Major J. R. Roaf

Employees'

delegate

Mr. Tom Moore

1931.. . .Fifteenth Hon. G. Howard Mr. H. W. Mac- Mr. P. M. Draper

Ferguson donnell

Dr. W. A. Riddell

1932.. . .Sixteenth Hon. Senator G. D. Mr. Melville P. Mr. Tom Moore

Robertson White

Dr. W. A. Riddell

1933.. . .Special session (Tripartite preparatory conference on the reduction of working hours as a means of relieving unem-

ployment .. Dr. W. A. Riddell Mr. A. R. Goldie Mr. R. J. Tallon1933.. . .Seventeenth ... Dr. W. A. Riddell Mr. P. E. Renaud Mr. A. R. Goldie Mr. James Simpson1934.. .. Eighteenth ,.. Dr. W. A. Riddell Mr. P. E. Renaud Mr. W. D. Black Mr. Tom Moore

Topic:   INTERNATIONAL LABOUR CONFERENCE DELEGATES
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TREATT OF VERSAILLES-CONTRACTING PARTIES

LIB

Mr. POULIOT:

Liberal

1. Has Canada prohibited imports from certain countries that were not among the contracting parties to the Treaty of Versailles?

2. If so, what are those countries, at what date was an order in council passed to that effect, and for what reason?

Topic:   TREATT OF VERSAILLES-CONTRACTING PARTIES
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Mr. CAHAN: (Secretary of State of Canada)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Yes.

2. Russia, order in council (PC. 463) dated 27th February, 1931, as amended by order in council (P.C. 3029) dated the 10th December,

1931-To prohibit the direct or indirect importation into Canada of coal, wood-pulp, pulpwood, lumber and timber of all kinds, asbestos and furs, in the public interest, having regard to the documentary and other evidence that has been received by the various Departments of the Public Service in Canada.

Topic:   TREATT OF VERSAILLES-CONTRACTING PARTIES
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HILLSDALE, N.S., POST OFFICE

LIB

William Duff

Liberal

Mr. DUFF:

.

1. Was the Hillsdale post office, Inverness county, Nova Scotia, closed last year and if so, why?

2. If so, for what reason, and who was postmaster at the time said post office was closed?

3. Was the said post office reopened in 1934?

4. If so, for what reason was said post office reopened and who was appointed postmaster?

5. Was a triweekly mail service established from Jud'ique north post office to Lower Hillsdale, via Judique interval?

6. If so, on whose recommendation was such service inaugurated, and what is the name and salary of the mail carrier?

Topic:   HILLSDALE, N.S., POST OFFICE
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Mr. SAUVE: (Postmaster General)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Yes-31st of July, 1934.

2. (a) On account of its proximity to Lower Hillsdale (11 miles) and of the reopening of Judique-Intervale Post Office;

(b) Mrs. Jessie McEachern.

3. No.

Questions

4. See answer to No. 3.

5. Yes.

6. Mr. I. D. MacDougall, M.P., Angus A. McDougall; $121.66 per annum.

Topic:   HILLSDALE, N.S., POST OFFICE
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JUDIQUE INTERVAL, N.S. POST OFFICE 2.


Year Domestic Importations 1925-26 .. .. 57,253,867 25 $16,771,226 061926-27 .. .. 63,940,130 18 18,365,540 421927-28 .. .. 55,379,084 49 16,721.159 631928-29 .. .. 49.151,635 51 14.495,035 71


February 25, 1935