November 27, 1940

PRAIRIE FARM ASSISTANCE-YIELDS NOT ACCEPTED BY COMMITTEE OF REVIEW

SC

Mr. MARSHALL:

Social Credit

1. What awards were made under the_ terms and provisions of the Prairie Farm Assistance Act covering yields not accepted by the committee of review?

2. Were any awards made where hail was the cause of low yield? If so, where and under what conditions?

3. In what townships were overpayments made and unrecovered as at November 1, 1940, and what were the circumstances regarding these overpayments?

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Subtopic:   PRAIRIE FARM ASSISTANCE-YIELDS NOT ACCEPTED BY COMMITTEE OF REVIEW
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LIB

Mr. GARDINER: (Minister of National War Services; Minister of Agriculture)

Liberal

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Subtopic:   PRAIRIE FARM ASSISTANCE-YIELDS NOT ACCEPTED BY COMMITTEE OF REVIEW
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WAR MATERIALS AND SUPPLIES-PURCHASE AND MANUFACTURE IN CANADA

NAT

Mr. ROSS (St. Paul's):

National Government

1. Are the following being manufactured in Canada: (a) Lee-Enfield rifles, (b) Colt and Browning aircraft machine guns, (c) two-pounder anti-aircraft guns and carriages, (d) 25-pounder quick-firing guns and carriages, (e) 40 mm. Bofors anti-aircraft guns, (f) 3-7 anti-aircraft guns and mounting, (g) 20 mm. Hispano Suiza aircraft guns?

2. Have any of these been produced and delivered?

3. How many of these have been manufactured in Canada?

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Subtopic:   WAR MATERIALS AND SUPPLIES-PURCHASE AND MANUFACTURE IN CANADA
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LIB

Clarence Decatur Howe (Minister of Munitions and Supply)

Liberal

Mr. HOWE:

Answered by the minister,

pages 264-265, Hansard.

establishment of french-canadian military

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Subtopic:   WAR MATERIALS AND SUPPLIES-PURCHASE AND MANUFACTURE IN CANADA
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COLLEGE IN PROVINCE OF QUEBEC


Mr. LaCROIX (Quebec-Montmorency): Will the government establish in the province of Quebec a French-Canadian military college similar to the one already existing at Kingston, Ontario?


LIB

Charles Gavan Power (Associate Minister of National Defence; Minister of National Defence for Air; Minister of National Defence for Air and Associate Minister of National Defence)

Liberal

Mr. POWER:

This involves a question of policy. Should the government decide to establish a military college in the province of Quebec, this policy will be announced in due course.

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Subtopic:   COLLEGE IN PROVINCE OF QUEBEC
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CANADIAN FORESTRY CORPS

CCF

Alexander Malcolm Nicholson

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (C.C.F.)

Mr. NICHOLSON:

In view of the reported lack of sawmills in Great Britain to cut the available home grown timber, has the government considered the feasibility of increasing the strength of the Canadian forestry corps beyond the twenty companies which have now been raised?

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Subtopic:   CANADIAN FORESTRY CORPS
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LIB

Charles Gavan Power (Associate Minister of National Defence; Minister of National Defence for Air; Minister of National Defence for Air and Associate Minister of National Defence)

Liberal

Mr. POWER:

This question involves a

matter of policy. This matter has been the subject of discussion between the British and Canadian governments, and the number of 14873-29$

units mobilized was arrived at after consultation between the two governments. The question of mobilizing further companies is a matter of policy which will be announced in due course.

free DISTRIBUTION OF APPLES IN NORTHERN SASKATCHEWAN

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Subtopic:   CANADIAN FORESTRY CORPS
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CCF

Alexander Malcolm Nicholson

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (C.C.F.)

Mr. NICHOLSON:

In view of the large surplus of apples, has the government considered free distribution of apples in northern Saskatchewan where the frost has ruined wild and domestic fruit crops?

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Subtopic:   CANADIAN FORESTRY CORPS
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LIB

James Garfield Gardiner (Minister of National War Services; Minister of Agriculture)

Liberal

Mr. GARDINER:

It will be difficult to

answer this question because of its wording. It is not anticipated that there will be a large surplus of apples this year. Therefore, the matter referred to has not been given further consideration.

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Subtopic:   CANADIAN FORESTRY CORPS
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' ALASKA HIGHWAY COMMISSION-TABLING OF REPORT

LIB

Mr. HANSON (Skeena):

Liberal

1. Has the joint Alaska highway commission presented a report to the government on its findings ?

2. If so, will it be tabled?

3. Has a decision been arrived at as to when construction of this project will be started?

4. If so, what route has been.chosen?

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Subtopic:   ' ALASKA HIGHWAY COMMISSION-TABLING OF REPORT
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LIB

William Lyon Mackenzie King (Prime Minister; Secretary of State for External Affairs; President of the Privy Council)

Liberal

Mr. MACKENZIE KING (Prime Minister) :

This question has reference to the report of the joint Alaska highway commission, and I should like to supplement my answer to the question by tabling the report of the commission at this time.

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Subtopic:   ' ALASKA HIGHWAY COMMISSION-TABLING OF REPORT
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NAT

George Black

National Government

Mr. GEORGE BLACK (Yukon):

Might

I ask the Prime Minister when the reports of the joint Alaska highway commission will be made available to the members of the house? I know that one copy has been tabled.

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Subtopic:   ' ALASKA HIGHWAY COMMISSION-TABLING OF REPORT
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LIB

William Lyon Mackenzie King (Prime Minister; Secretary of State for External Affairs; President of the Privy Council)

Liberal

Mr. MACKENZIE KING:

The report has not been printed. My hon. friend will probably have to consult the report in its typewritten form. If I can accommodate him in any way by lending him an extra copy, I shall be happy to do so.

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Subtopic:   ' ALASKA HIGHWAY COMMISSION-TABLING OF REPORT
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SCHNEIDER-CREUSOT COMPANY-MR. SCHNEIDER

November 27, 1940