February 9, 1949

EAST BLOCK

PC

Mr. Aylesworth:

Progressive Conservative

1. Is there a Are alarm system in the east block?

2. If so, when was it installed?

3. What was the name of the contractor who installed the system?

4. Were tenders called for this installation?

5. Who recommended same?

6. Is the system approved by the national research council or the national board of fire underwriters?

Topic:   PUBLIC BUILDINGS
Subtopic:   EAST BLOCK
Sub-subtopic:   FIRE ALARM SYSTEM
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LIB

Mr. Fournier (Hull): (Minister of Public Works; Leader of the Government in the House of Commons; Liberal Party House Leader)

Liberal

1. Yes.

2. January, 1914.

3. Ontario May-Oatway Fire Alarms Limited of Toronto, Ont.

4. No.

5. This system was adopted on the report of the chief electrician of the Department of Public Works, and an officer of the dominion police, who had investigated a number of systems.

6. No.

Questions

Topic:   PUBLIC BUILDINGS
Subtopic:   EAST BLOCK
Sub-subtopic:   FIRE ALARM SYSTEM
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NATIONAL FILM BOARD

PICTURES TAKEN IN LAKE OF BAYS DISTRICT

PC

Mr. Fraser:

Progressive Conservative

1. Did the national film board take motion pictures or still pictures in the Lake of Bays district during the year 1948?

2. If a motion picture was taken, what is the name of the picture?

3. What department was this picture taken for, and what was the approximate cost of same?

4. How many members of the staff of the national film board went to the Lake of Bays to take this picture, and at what hotel did they stay and for what period?

Topic:   NATIONAL FILM BOARD
Subtopic:   PICTURES TAKEN IN LAKE OF BAYS DISTRICT
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LIB

Mr. Winiers: (Minister of Reconstruction and Supply)

Liberal

1. Scenes in a motion picture were filmed in the Lake of Bays district during 1948. No still pictures were taken.

2. Proposed release title, "Welcome, Neighbour."

3. National film board, for the "Canada Carries On" series. This film has been made with the advisory co-operation of a committee appointed by the dominion-provincial tourist conference and release is planned to coincide with tourist educational week in April, 1949. The film is made with the purpose of stressing the importance of the tourist industry to the Canadian economy. Estimated cost of the film, when completed, will be approximately $14,000.

4. August 16-August 23, 1948. A crew of four men, consisting of director, location manager, cameraman and assistant cameraman worked out from Huntsville, staying first at Bayview lodge, Huntsville, and then at Empire hotel, Huntsville. Some material was shot on Lake of Bays, at Britannia lodge, during this period.

September 3-September 7, 1948. A crew of three men, consisting of director, cameraman and assistant cameraman did further shooting in Lake of Bays area, staying at Bigwin inn.

Topic:   NATIONAL FILM BOARD
Subtopic:   PICTURES TAKEN IN LAKE OF BAYS DISTRICT
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PONTIAC COUNTY MAIL SERVICE

ROUYN- NORANDA

SC

Mr. Caouette:

Social Credit

1. Has any action been taken by the Post Office Department to establish a mail carrier delivery in the twin cities of Rouyn-Noranda?

2. If so, what steps have been taken to establish such service?

3. What parishes in the county of Pontiac have rural mail service?

4. Why are other parishes deprived of such services?

5. Are any negotiations under way for the establishment of rural mail service in certain parishes of the county of Pontiac?

6. If so, in what parishes and what action is being taken?

Topic:   PONTIAC COUNTY MAIL SERVICE
Subtopic:   ROUYN- NORANDA
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LIB

Mr. Bertrand (Laurier): (Postmaster General)

Liberal

1. Yes.

2. A report has been submitted to the governor in council, as provided by section 40

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of the Post Office Act, for authority to establish the service.

3. Rural mail service is not organized on a basis of parishes or counties.

4. See answer to No. 3.

5 and 6. Proposals for establishment of additional rural mail routes in several places in the county of Pontiac are at present under consideration.

Topic:   PONTIAC COUNTY MAIL SERVICE
Subtopic:   ROUYN- NORANDA
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J. E. GABOURY

SC

Mr. Caouelte:

Social Credit

1. Is J. E. Gaboury in the employ of the Department of National Revenue?

2. If so, what are his duties?

3. Since what date has he been so employed?

4. What is his salary?

5. Do his duties involve any expenditures?

6. If so, what have been such expenses since January 1, 1945?

7. Is he a civil servant?

8. If so, since what date?

Topic:   J. E. GABOURY
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LIB

Mr. McCann: (Minister of National Revenue)

Liberal

1. Yes.

2. Legal adviser, grade 2.

3. November 18, 1927.

4. $6,000.

5. Yes.

6. Jan. 1/45 to Mar. 31/45 $ 508.15Fiscal year 1945-46

1,488.82Fiscal year 1946-47

2,128.85Fiscal year 1947-48

2,172.36

April 1/48 to Dec. 31/48___________ 2,128.34

7. Yes.

8. November 18, 1927.

Topic:   J. E. GABOURY
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CARDINAL MINDSZENTY

SC

Mr. Caouelie:

Social Credit

1. Have any organizations requested the government to protest against the arrest of Cardinal Mindszenty?

2. If so, what organizations?

Topic:   CARDINAL MINDSZENTY
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LIB

Mr. Pearson: (Secretary of State for External Affairs)

Liberal

1. Yes.

2. So far the government has received protests from the following organizations:

The Canadian Episcopate and the Canadian Catholic Conference, by Cardinal McGuigan and Archbishop Vachon; the Knights of Columbus: (Supreme Board of Directors

New Haven, province of Quebec Executive, Regina Council, Prince Albert Council, Saskatchewan jurisdiction, Rideau Council, Saskatoon Council, Toronto, Marieville, Val d'Or, Montreal); the First Hungarian Presbyterian Church, Toronto; Association Pro-fessionnelle Catholique des Voyageurs de Commerce du Canada; the Municipal Council of the City of Quebec; Our Lady of Hun-

garian Roman Catholic Church, Montreal; St. Elizabeth Catholic Church, Toronto; St. Elizabeth Catholic Church, Stockholm, Saskatchewan; The Archdiocesan Union of Holy Name Societies of Toronto and Vancouver; St. Anthony's Holy Name Society, Ottawa; the Mutual Hungarian Democratic Society, Brantford, Ontario; St. Stephen's Church, Regina, Saskatchewan; Holy Trinity Church, Cupar, Saskatchewan; the Bekevar Presbyterian Church, Kipling, Saskatchewan; Hungarian Mutual Affairs Committee; St. Clement's CYO Preston, Ontario; the Ottawa Council of Catholic Action; Catholic Advisory Law Council, Vancouver; the Ancient Order of Hibernians, Montreal; Les Electeurs de Louiseville, Province of Quebec; St. Jean Baptiste Society: (St. Joseph d'Alma, Dol-beau); Garde St. Georges de Jonquiere; Union Catholique des Fermieres, Timmins, Ontario; Ligue du Sacre-Coeur de Ste-Anne de Chicoutimi; Kaposvar Parish, Esterhazy, Saskatchewan; Catholic Lay Council, Whitehorse; St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church, Arbury; St. Anne's Hungarian Roman Catholic Church, Arbury; Canadian National Unity Council of Hamilton; St. Stephen's Catholic Church, Toronto; John Calvin Hungarian Presbyterian Congregation, Toronto; Ligue du Sacre Coeur, paroisse Immaculee Conception, Edmundston; Hungarian Mutual Affairs Committee, Windsor; Union des Electeurs: (Central Executive, St. Hyacinthe,

Montreal, Quebec city, Sherbrooke, Three Rivers, Asbestos, Arvida, Lauzon, Kenogami).

Topic:   CARDINAL MINDSZENTY
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CANADIAN REPRESENTATION IN RUSSIA

SC

Mr. Caouelte:

Social Credit

1. Has Canada an ambassador in communistic Russia?

2. If so, (a) who is he; (b) what is his annual salary; (c) what is his past record?

Topic:   CANADIAN REPRESENTATION IN RUSSIA
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LIB

February 9, 1949