May 20, 1946

LIB

Mr. BERTRAND (Terrebonne):

Liberal

1. Have all games and sporting equipment used at Bouchard D.I.L. during the production period, been declared war surplus assets?

2. If so, on what date were they transferred to the War Assets Corporation?

3. Have they been disposed of?

4. If so, what equipment was disposed of, to whom, and at what price?

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURN
Subtopic:   WAR ASSETS-BOUCHARD PLANT-GAMES AND SPORTIN G EQUIPMENT
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LIB

George James McIlraith (Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Reconstruction and Supply)

Liberal

Mr. McILRAITH:

Return tabled.

Questions as Orders jor Returns

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURN
Subtopic:   WAR ASSETS-BOUCHARD PLANT-GAMES AND SPORTIN G EQUIPMENT
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SUGAR FOR APIARISTS

SC

Mr. HANSELL:

Social Credit

1. How much sugar per colony of bees is being allowed this spring to apiarists for feeding purposes?

2. How does this compare with the amount

allowed in 1945? [DOT]

3. Has there been a decline in the number of colonies of bees shipped into Canada from California, and other places compared to 1945? If so, to what extent?

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURN
Subtopic:   SUGAR FOR APIARISTS
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HOUSING

VETERANS-ONSLOW, N.S.

PC

Mr. STANFIELD:

Progressive Conservative

1. On whose authority was the site chosen by the dominion government for the building of veterans houses at Onslow, Colchester county, Nova Scotia?

2. How much was paid for the land?

3. Why were the houses built in such a location?

4. How many houses were built?

5. What was the total cost of all the houses?

Topic:   HOUSING
Subtopic:   VETERANS-ONSLOW, N.S.
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DEBTS PAYABLE IN LONDON AND NEW YORK FUNDS

PC

Donald Methuen Fleming

Progressive Conservative

Mr. FLEMING:

What amount of (a) bonds; (b) other forms of indebtedness issued or guaranteed by the dominion of Canada, are payable in (1) London; (2) New York funds, and what are the dates of maturity?

Topic:   DEBTS PAYABLE IN LONDON AND NEW YORK FUNDS
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LIB

Robert Wellington Mayhew (Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Finance)

Liberal

Mr. MAYHEW:

Return tabled.

Topic:   DEBTS PAYABLE IN LONDON AND NEW YORK FUNDS
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MUNICIPAL IMPROVEMENTS ASSISTANCE ACT, 1938

PC

Donald Methuen Fleming

Progressive Conservative

Mr. FLEMING:

What payments have been made, by years, to each of the provinces under authority of the Municipal Improvements Assistance Act, 1938, from its inception?

Topic:   MUNICIPAL IMPROVEMENTS ASSISTANCE ACT, 1938
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LIB

Robert Wellington Mayhew (Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Finance)

Liberal

Mr. MAYHEW:

Return tabled.

Topic:   MUNICIPAL IMPROVEMENTS ASSISTANCE ACT, 1938
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HUDSON BAY RAILWAY

CCF

Mr. THATCHER:

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

1. Will any Canadian wheat or other freight be shipped over the Hudson Bay railroad and seaway route this year?

2. If so, how much?

3. If not, for what reason?

4. Have any of Canada's trade commissioners in Europe been requested to seek in-going cargoes for the Hudson Bay route?

5. Has the government given any consideration to coal from England as a temporary import cargo for boats entering the Hudson Bay?

Topic:   HUDSON BAY RAILWAY
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CANADA YEAR BOOK

PC

Mr. DIEFENBAKER:

Progressive Conservative

1. How many copies of the Canada Year Book, 1945 edition, were printed?

2. How many of these were sold to the general publi?, aside from the regular distribution to government departments?

3. How many copies of the handbook, "Canada 1946" were printed?

4. How many copies of the handbook, "Canada 1945" were sold to the general public, aside from regular distribution to government departments ?

Topic:   CANADA YEAR BOOK
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VETERANS LAND ACT-HOUSING

PC

Norman James Macdonald Lockhart

Progressive Conservative

Mr. LOCKHART:

_ 1. Under the Veterans Land Act administration, how many designs for veterans houses have been approved in the province of Ontario: (a) designate them by letter or number; (b) how many are completed and occupied; (c) indicate in what localities; (d) how many are presently under construction; (e) indicate in what localities?

2. How many bulk sum stipulated price contracts have been let in the province of Ontario: (a) for what designs; (b) to whom let; (c) what was the contract price in each instance;

(d) under these contracts, -are extras allowed for the use of equipment, or otherwise; (e) if so, on what basis are extras paid?

3. How many cost plus contracts have been let in the province of Ontario for the erection of veterans houses: (a) for what designs; (b) to whom have the contracts been let; (c) in what locations- (d) under these contracts, are extras allowed for the use of equipment or otherwise;

(e) if so, on what basis are extras paid; (f) under cost plus contracts, is a fixed fee payable to the contractor; (g) if so, what is the fixed fee allowed in each instance?

4. Under cost plus contracts was an overall cost calculated before the contracts were let: (a) if so, what was the estimated overall cost for each design of veterans home-indicate in detail?

5. Were administration costs included in all estimates made: (a) were administration costs included in the overall cost to the veteran; (b| what was the estimated administration cost per unit for each design approved?

6. How many inspectors are employed under the Veterans Land Act in connection with housing in the province of Ontario: (a) what are their names and in what areas are they employed; (b) what salary is being paid, or was paid, in each instance; (c) what qualifications have been established in order to secure employment as an inspector under the Veterans Land Act?

7. On whose advice were the sites for veterans homes chosen?

8. Who recommended the sites chosen at -Niagara Falls, Welland and St. Catharines?

Topic:   VETERANS LAND ACT-HOUSING
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PROVING GROUNDS

May 20, 1946