August 12, 1944

TEXTILE COMMISSION

CCF

Alexander Malcolm Nicholson

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

Mr. NICHOLSON:

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What action has been taken by the government on the recommendations made in the report of the Hon. Mr. Justice W. F. A. Turgeon, as chairman of the royal commission on the textile industry instituted under order in council No. 223, 1936?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   TEXTILE COMMISSION
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LIB

James Lorimer Ilsley (Minister of Finance and Receiver General)

Liberal

Mr. ILSLEY:

The recommendations made by the royal commission on the textile industry were such that no legislative action was necessary. The value of the report of this commission was in the facts uncovered and the material assembled during its investigation.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   TEXTILE COMMISSION
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KINGSTON, ONT., COLD STORAGE EQUIPMENT

NAT

Mr. McGREGOR:

National Government

1. Has the dominion government paid any loans or grants towards the construction or the installation of machinery and equipment for cold storage in the city of Kingston, Ontario?

2. If so, to whom were they paid?

3. On what dates were they paid?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   KINGSTON, ONT., COLD STORAGE EQUIPMENT
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LIB

Mr. CRERAR: (Minister of Mines and Resources)

Liberal

1. Yes.

2. Kingston Cold Storage, Kingston, Ontario.

3. August 29, 1940; June 26, 1941; August 24, 1942; October 4, 1943.

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Subtopic:   KINGSTON, ONT., COLD STORAGE EQUIPMENT
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R. J. DEACHMAN

CCF

Mr. CASTLEDEN:

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

1. Has a Mr. Robert John Deachman been in the employ of the government at any time during the past three years?

2. If so, in what position, for what period of time, and at what salary and allowances was the said person employed?

[Mr. Ilsley.l

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   R. J. DEACHMAN
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LIB

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

Liberal

1. Yes, by the Department of Munitions and Supply.

2. Mr. Robert John Deachman was employed

on the staff of the publicity branch of the department from August 26, 1940, until

August 18, 1942, at a salary of 84,200 per year-no allowances.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   R. J. DEACHMAN
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QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS

CANADIAN ARMY-COSTS OF RECRUITING ADVERTISING

PC

Mr. DIEFENBAKER:

Progressive Conservative

1. What are the total expenditures that have been incurred, (a) since September 8, 1939, (b) since July 1, 1943, for the purpose of securing recruits for the army?

2. Of said expenditures, how much has been paid to or through the medium of advertising agencies during each of the years 1939 to 1944, inclusive?

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   CANADIAN ARMY-COSTS OF RECRUITING ADVERTISING
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LIB

William Chisholm Macdonald (Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of National Defence)

Liberal

Mr. MACDONALD (Halifax):

Return

tabled.

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   CANADIAN ARMY-COSTS OF RECRUITING ADVERTISING
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R.C.A.F.-CASUALTIES-INFORMATION TO NEXT OF KIN

NAT

Mr. GRAYDON: (Leader of the Official Opposition)

National Government

1. What practice and procedure is followed by the Department of National Defence for Air in furnishing information to the next of kin with respect to air crew listed as missing after operations?

2. Will the government give consideration to altering the present practice and procedure so as to furnish full information to all of the next of kin of members of the crew of each missing aircraft as and when information reaches the department with respect to any one or more of the said air crew?

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   R.C.A.F.-CASUALTIES-INFORMATION TO NEXT OF KIN
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LIB

James Layton Ralston (Minister of National Defence)

Liberal

Mr. RALSTON:

Return tabled.

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   R.C.A.F.-CASUALTIES-INFORMATION TO NEXT OF KIN
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INCOME TAX - CIVIL SERVANTS OVERSEAS IN CIVILIAN CAPACITY

NAT

Mr. GREEN:

National Government

1. Are dominion civil servants who proceeded overseas for service in civilian capacities, exempted from income tax od salaries and/or allowances?

2. Were any such dominion civil servants

exempted from payment of income tax on

salaries and/or allowances for the years 1940, 1941 and 1942?

3. Were any such dominion civil servants

exempted from payment of income tax on

salaries and/or allowances for period commencing January 1, 1943?

4. Are all the men who have proceeded overseas for service with the auxiliary service organizations-Canadian Legion War Services. Y.M.C.A., Salvation Army, and Knights of Columbus, given exemption from payment of income tax on salaries and/or allowances, in a similar manner to the army, navy and air forces?

5. It not, what concessions have been granted in this regard?

Life Insurance Companies

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   INCOME TAX - CIVIL SERVANTS OVERSEAS IN CIVILIAN CAPACITY
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NAT

Herbert Alexander Bruce

National Government

Mr. BRUCE:

May I ask the Secretary of State to make available to-day the answers passed to several inquiries bf mine on the order paper?

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   INCOME TAX - CIVIL SERVANTS OVERSEAS IN CIVILIAN CAPACITY
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LIB

Norman Alexander McLarty (Secretary of State of Canada)

Liberal

Mr. McLARTY:

I am not sure that I

understand the question.

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   INCOME TAX - CIVIL SERVANTS OVERSEAS IN CIVILIAN CAPACITY
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August 12, 1944