March 3, 1948

LEPROSY-DISCHARGE OP PATIENTS FROM HOSPITAL

LIB

Mr. DIONNE (Beauce):

Liberal

1. Are the patients of the two dominion government hospitals operated by the Department of National Health and Welfare for the treatment of leprosy, discharged at any time from hospital?

2. If so, under what conditions does the Department of National Health and Welfare authorize the said discharge from hospital?

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LIB

Mr. MARTIN: (Minister of National Health and Welfare)

Liberal

1. Yes. During the past fifteen years, fifteen patients have been discharged. Nine were returned to their native country. Six were released in Canada under conditions which fully met modern health practice.

2. Clause 14 of the Leprosy Act reads as follows:

"Every inmate received into any lazaretto for lepers shall be detained therein until the medical superintendent or officer in charge of the lazaretto certifies that it is safe for him to be discharged and to be a.t large.

2. The discharge of an inmate may be subject to any conditions certified by the medical superintendent or officer in charge to be necessary or expedient."

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PALESTINE

PC

Mr. CHURCH:

Progressive Conservative

1. What stand did Great Britain take on the question of the division of Palestine?

2. Who represented Britain when this action *was taken?

3. Wh'at military forces have the united nations got, and representing what countries herein, to enforce such a division?

Mr. ST. LAURENT:

1. It abstained from voting.

2. The Right Honourable Sir Alexander Cadogan, G.C.M.G., K.C.B., permanent United Kingdom delegate to the United Nations.

3. None at present.

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PRAIRIE FARM ASSISTANCE-SASKATCHEWAN

CCF

Frank Eric Jaenicke

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

Mr. JAENICKE:

According to. the returns, reports, and records of the administration of the Prairie Farm Assistance Act (a) how many acres of wheat were sown during the year 1947 on each of the sections one (1) to thirty-six (36) inclusive, in township thirty-seven (37), range

tw-enty-two (22) west of the third meridian, in the province of (Saskatchewan? (b) How many bushels of wheat were threshed during the year 1947 on each of the said sections?

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LIB

James Garfield Gardiner (Minister of Agriculture)

Liberal

Mr. GARDINER:

This information is

obtained from the individual farmers for prairie farm assistance purposes on the understanding that it is to be treated as confidential.

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CARBERRY, MAN., AIRPORT-GOODS IN STORES

LIB

Mr. MATTHEWS (Brandon):

Liberal

1. What goods are in stores at the airport at Carberry, Manitoba?

2. Have all or any part of these goods been declared surplus?

3. If not, when approximately will they be so declared?

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LIB

James Ewen Matthews

Liberal

Mr. MATTHEWS (Brandon):

I have

received the information asked for, and the question may be dropped.

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PC

Karl Kenneth Homuth

Progressive Conservative

Mr. HOMUTH:

The hon. member placed a question on the order paper. He says he has received the information and now he wants the question dropped, but I believe the house wants the information.

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LIB

FAMILY .ALLOWANCES

CCF

Mr. JAENICKE:

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

1. With what provinces has the Department of National Health and Welfare concluded agreements or made arrangements to facilitate the carrying out by the provinces of the Family Allowances Act?

2. Which of the provinces, with whom no such arrangements or agreements have so far been concluded, have been approached by the Department of National Health and Welfare with a view to concluding such arrangements or agreements and what was the result of the negotiations in each case?

3. Have any of the provinces with whom so far no arrangements or agreements have been concluded, made representations that they are ready and willing to enter into such arrangements or agreements, and if so (a) which provinces; (b) why have no such arrangements been made so far?

4. Has the Department of National Health and Welfare any employees or staff stationed in the provinces with whom arrangements have been made for the carrying out by the provinces of the Family Allowances Act, and if so, how many in each province?

5. What is the number of the employees or staff of the Department of National Health and Welfare engaged in carrying out the Family Allowances Act in each of the provinces which have not made arrangements for the carrying out by the provinces of the Family Allowances Act?

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LIB

FAMILY ALLOWANCES

LIB

Mr. MATTHEWS (Brandon):

Liberal

1. How many investigations in respect of family allowances were conducted by public or private agencies since the 1st April, 1947?

2. What was the cost of investigations conducted in respect of family allowances by public or private agencies since the 1st April, 1947?

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LIB

Mr. MARTIN: (Minister of National Health and Welfare)

Liberal

1. 3,633-from April 1, 1947 to November 30, 1947 (the latest month for which complete figures are available).

2. $21,265.

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QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS

March 3, 1948