March 22, 1937

LIB

Mr. POULIOT:

Liberal

1. Referring to sessional paper No. 213 of March 11, 1937, did Lieutenant-Colonel W. Arthur Steel pay anything for his superannuation between October 1, 1931, and January 17, 1933?

2. If so, how much?

3. If not, why?

4. Before October 1, 1931, did he pay anything for his military pension, and, if so, how much?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   LIEUT. COL. W. ARTHUR STEEL
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LIB

Ian Alistair Mackenzie (Minister of National Defence)

Liberal

Mr. MACKENZIE (Vancouver):

1, 2 and 3. $267.59, under the provisions of the Militia Pension Act.

4. $2,151.34.

CORONATION DAT: COMMEMORATIVE PLANTINGS

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   LIEUT. COL. W. ARTHUR STEEL
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LIB

Mr. PURDY:

Liberal

1. Is it a fact that a quantity of acorns from the Royal oaks will be sent to Canada for distribution to various points in order that they may be planted on coronation day in the hope of producing trees to commemorate the day?

2. If so. in what manner and through what agency will the distribution be made?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   LIEUT. COL. W. ARTHUR STEEL
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LIB

Mr. RINFRET: (Secretary of State of Canada)

Liberal

1. A press dispatch concerning the distribution of acorns was called to the attention of the government. Inquiries were made through the high commissioner for Canada in Great Britain, who advised that he had been informed that an organization known as "Men of the Trees" had shipped 10,000 acorns, collected in New Forest, consigned to "Men of the Trees, President, F. E. Robson, Yonge street, Toronto." A subsequent press despatch stated that acorns also were presented to the Ontario motor league by the Automobile Association of Canada with

which the Ontario motor league is affiliated, but the government has no official information concerning this shipment.

2. Answered by No. 1.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   LIEUT. COL. W. ARTHUR STEEL
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QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS

MINERAL PRICES AND MINERS' WAGES

SC

Mr. ELLIOTT (Kindersley):

Social Credit

1. What has been the increase in the price of the various minerals mined in Canada in 1933, compared with the present price?

2. What has been the increase in wages of the miners during the same period?

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   MINERAL PRICES AND MINERS' WAGES
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LIB

Thomas Alexander Crerar (Minister of Mines and Resources)

Liberal

Mr. CRERAR:

Return tabled herewith.

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   MINERAL PRICES AND MINERS' WAGES
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RECRUITMENT FOR ROYAL AIR FORCE

SC

Mr. ELLIOTT (Kindersley):

Social Credit

1. What number of recruits presented themselves for examination before the Department of National Defence for the Royal Air Force, since January 1, 1935?

2. How many have been accepted?

3. How many were rejected?

4. How many applications in any allotted time can be handled?

5. What qualifications are necessary for this service?

6. What is the duration of the service and remuneration?

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   RECRUITMENT FOR ROYAL AIR FORCE
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NIAGARA CAMP AND NIAGARA-ON-THE-LAKE EMPLOYMENT

CON

Mr. LOCKHART:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. How many men were employed during 1936 on work in connection with Niagara Camp grounds aDd the rifle ranges at Niagara-on-the-Lake?

2. How many were returned men?

3. What was the rate of pay?

4. Were any of the men employed American citizens?

5. What are the names of those employed?

6. AYhat were their earnings during the year 1936?

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   NIAGARA CAMP AND NIAGARA-ON-THE-LAKE EMPLOYMENT
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VANCOUVER HARBOUR COMMISSION EMPLOYEES

CON

Mr. GREEN:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. What persons were in the employ of the Vancouver harbour commission, or the National harbours board at Vancouver at any time during the period from the 1st day of April, 1932, to the 31st day of December, 1936?

2. What were the total earnings of each of such persons for such period, or the part thereof during which he, or she, was so employed?

3. What were the total deductions, if any, made from the salary or wage of each of such persons under the Salary Deduction Act, 1932, and amending acts, for such period, or the part thereof during which he, or she, was so employed ?

Business of the House

4. Did any of such persons receive a refund of such deductions, and, if so, what persons, and in what amounts respectively?

5. Which of the persons in such employ, if any, did not have any deductions made under the said Salary Deduction Act, 1932, and amending acts, and what was the reason in each of such eases that no deduction was made?

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   VANCOUVER HARBOUR COMMISSION EMPLOYEES
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CANADIAN FARM LOAN BOARD, EDMONTON, EMPLOYEES

SC

Mr. HAYHURST:

Social Credit

1. What are the names of the present staff of the Canadian farm loan board at the Edmonton office and what is the salary of each?

2. What are the names of the permanent appraisers employed by the Edmonton branch of the Canadian farm loan board and the salary of each?

3. What are the names of the temporary appraisers employed during the season 1936 by the Canadian farm loan board at Edmonton and the salary of each?

4. Are there any temporary appraisers employed at the present time?

5. Are there any representatives of the Canadian farm loan board in the Vegreville area?

6. If so, what are their names, positions and salaries?

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   CANADIAN FARM LOAN BOARD, EDMONTON, EMPLOYEES
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MOTIONS FOR PAPERS

H. B. WALKER, WAIN WRIGHT, ALBERTA

SC

Robert Fair

Social Credit

Mr. FAIR:

For a copy of the complaint or charge laid against Mr. H. B. Walker of Wainwright by Mr. Francis H. Moreom. Also a copy of the evidence given at the investigation held by Mr. Gariepy at Wainwright in September, 1936.

Topic:   MOTIONS FOR PAPERS
Subtopic:   H. B. WALKER, WAIN WRIGHT, ALBERTA
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APPROPRIATIONS FOR SASKATCHEWAN HIGHWAYS, 1936

March 22, 1937