March 24, 1943

NAT

Mr. CHURCH:

National Government

1. What was the remuneration to banks, trust and loan companies and other dealers in the last victory loan?

2. What is the amount of accounts not yet paid, as of January 31, 1943?

3. What is the grand total of expenses of this loan?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   THIRD VICTOEY LOAN
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LIB

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

Liberal

1. Payments to March 20th, total 85,073,035.38.

2. The amount of accounts submitted but unpaid as at February 28, 1943, is estimated to be approximately $350,000.

3. It is estimated that the total expenses of the third victory loan will be approximately $9,650,080.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   THIRD VICTOEY LOAN
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SC

Mr. QUELCH:

Social Credit

1. What was the total number of subscribers to the third victory loan?

2. How many of these were on the special names list?

3. What was the total amount subscribed by, (a) those on the special names list, (b) all other subscribers?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   THIRD VICTOEY LOAN
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LIB

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

Liberal

1. 2,041,610.

2. 7,436.

3. (a) $616,708,300; (b) $374,828,200.

(All the above figures are preliminary.)

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   THIRD VICTOEY LOAN
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PURCHASE OF GLEN LAWRENCE ORCHARD, KINGSTON, PROPERTY

NAT

Wilbert Ross Aylesworth

National Government

Mr. AYLESWORTH:

What was the total amount paid for land, buildings and orchard purchased from Mr. Harvey of the Glen Lawrence orchard, Kingston?

[Mr. Ian A. Mackenzie.!

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   PURCHASE OF GLEN LAWRENCE ORCHARD, KINGSTON, PROPERTY
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LIB

James Layton Ralston (Minister of National Defence)

Liberal

Mr. RALSTON:

No buildings were purchased. The total amount paid for land and orchard was $5,800.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   PURCHASE OF GLEN LAWRENCE ORCHARD, KINGSTON, PROPERTY
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MOBILIZATION ACT-KINGSTON ADMINISTRATIVE DISTRICT

PC

Mr. BENCE:

Progressive Conservative

1. Who are the members of the board appointed under the National Resources Mobilization Act for the administrative district with headquarters at Kingston, Ontario?

2. How long has each been engaged as a member of this board?

3. How much money has each received for, (a) salary, (b) expenses?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   MOBILIZATION ACT-KINGSTON ADMINISTRATIVE DISTRICT
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LIB

Mr. MITCHELL: (Minister of Labour)

Liberal

1. Chairman: Hon. Mr. Justice A. W.

Greene.

Deputy chairman: James Roderick Mac-Laren, Esq., William A. Parisien, Esq.

Member: His Honour Judge J. C. Reynolds (ad hoc), F. L. Alyea, agriculture representative.

2. Hon. Mr. Justice Greene, James Roderick MacLaren and William A. Parisien, appointed August 27, 1940.

F. L. Alyea, appointed May 20, 1942.

His Honour Judge J. C. Reynolds appointed September 2, 1942.

3. Hon. Mr. Justice A. W. Greene-Fees $760.00, travel $392.43; James Roderick MacLaren-Fees and living allowance $3,726.50, travel $460.34; William A. Parisien-Fees and living allowance $3,961.75, travel $852.65; F. L. Alyea-Transportation expenses $146.38, fees $750; His Honour Judge J. C. Reynolds- Salary-Nil, Expenses-Nil.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   MOBILIZATION ACT-KINGSTON ADMINISTRATIVE DISTRICT
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EXPORTS OF OATS, BARLEY AND OTHER FEED GRAINS

NAT

Mr. ROSS (Souris):

National Government

1. Is an export permit required in order to export oats, barley or other feed grains to the United States?

2. If so, who is entitled to a permit?

3. Who issues the permit?

4. Is there a margin of profit existing between the prices prevailing in the United States and the maximum prices allowed in Canada under the price ceiling for oats, barley and other feed grains?

5. If so, who receives this margin of profit, the exporter or the primary producer?

6. If the exporter, has the government taken any action to have the primary producer share in his margin of profit?

7. If so, on what date was this action taken?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   EXPORTS OF OATS, BARLEY AND OTHER FEED GRAINS
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LIB

Mr. MacKINNON (Edmonton West): (Minister of Trade and Commerce)

Liberal

1. Yes.

2. Any resident of Canada may apply for a permit.

Questions

3. The export permit branch, Department of Trade and Commerce, on the approval of the Canadian wheat board or feeds adtainis-trator of the wartime prices and trade board.

4. In most instances, yes.

5. The permit holder-this includes producers.

6. The government and wheat board now conferring on how to bring this about.

7. Answered by No. 6.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   EXPORTS OF OATS, BARLEY AND OTHER FEED GRAINS
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OLD AGE PENSIONS-MANITOBA

CCF

Mr. KNOWLES:

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

1. Has the government of Manitoba, through its premier or any other official, asked this government to make a supplementary provision to enable the payment of old age pensions up to a maximum of $25 per month, in the province of Manitoba?

2. If so, what was the answer of the government?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   OLD AGE PENSIONS-MANITOBA
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LIB

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

Liberal

1. Yes.

2. The dominion government advised all provinces that it will amend the old age pensions regulations to allow the provinces to pay supplemental allowances without reducing the amount of pensions payable under the Act.

Under an order in council dated February 17, 1943, (P.C. 17/1280) the dominion government amended the old age pensions regulations to permit the province of Manitoba to pay a supplemental allowance to old age pensioners.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   OLD AGE PENSIONS-MANITOBA
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FARM LABOUR QUESTIONNAIRE

?

Mr. COLD WELL:

1. Is Form WTW1, entitled "farm labour questionnaire 1943", being circulated in the province of Saskatchewan with the approval of the Minister of Labour?

2. If so, does the minister approve of the question, "What family help over twelve years of age is available to you for farm work this year?"

3. What hours of labour are to be prescribed for children over twelve years of age?

4. What rates of pay are to be stipulated?

5. Are children so employed to be examined for physical fitness?

6. Are other provinces to be also permitted to exploit child labour in 1943?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   FARM LABOUR QUESTIONNAIRE
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LIB

Mr. MITCHELL: (Minister of Labour)

Liberal

1. The Minister of Labour has not been asked to approve of this questionnaire. He has been informed that it is circulated by the Win-the-War organization of the province of Saskatchewan.

2. See answer to Question 1.

3 to 6, inclusive. No information.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   FARM LABOUR QUESTIONNAIRE
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NATIONAL WAR SERVICES-HELEN DOHERTY

March 24, 1943