March 10, 1949

PRODUCTION, EXPORTS, ETC.

SC

Mr. Caoueile:

Social Credit

1. During each of the years 1947 and 1948, what was the total production of the following items (a) in quantity; (b) in dollars: nails, lumber (board measure), pipes, bricks, cement, bath-tubs, water closets?

2. During each of the years 1947 and 1948, what was the total production, in dollars, of building materials in Canada?

3. What was the amount of Canadian exports during each of the years 1947 and 1948 of (a) nails, in tons, in dollars; (b) bricks, in dollars; (c) pipes, in dollars; (d) bath-tubs, quantity and in dollars; (e) water closets, quantity and in dollars; (f) lumber, in feet and in dollars?

4. What housing companies are still given government priorities?

5. Are wartime housing and national housing enterprises still operating in Canada?

6. Are other construction firms operating in Canada by virtue of privileges granted by the federal authorities?

7. If so, what are the names of such companies?

8. What quotas are allocated to the several construction organizations in the procurement of building materials?

9. What percentage of the total production of 1947 and 1948 was allocated to companies, and to what companies?

Topic:   BUILDING MATERIALS
Subtopic:   PRODUCTION, EXPORTS, ETC.
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HOUSING-HASTINGS COUNTY, ONT.

PC

George Stanley White

Progressive Conservative

Mr. White (Hasiings-Peierborough):

How many houses or housing units were erected and completed in the county of Hastings in the years 1947, 1948, in co-ordination with the following agencies: (a) Veterans Land Act; (b) Wartime

Housing Limited; (c) Integrated Housing; (d) special plans under National Housing Act; (e) private builders or any other means?

Topic:   HOUSING-HASTINGS COUNTY, ONT.
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LEGAL SERVICES-HASTINGS COUNTY, ONT.

PC

Mr. White (Hastings-Peterborough):

Progressive Conservative

1. What are the names of the legal firms and solicitors in the county of Hastings (a) receiving fees from the dominion government or any of its commissions from 1st January, 1946 to date; (b) to whom any fees are still due and payable?

2. What amounts have been paid to each of them, in what year, and for what services?

3. What amounts are still due to each, and for what services?

4. What are the names of the legal firms and solicitors in the county of Hastings, at present employed by the dominion government or any of its commissions?

Topic:   LEGAL SERVICES-HASTINGS COUNTY, ONT.
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HOUSING

VETERANS LAND ACT

PC

Mr. While (Hasiings-Peierborough):

Progressive Conservative

1. How many homes were built under the V.L.A. in the county of Hastings?

2. What is the total cost of each home constructed under the V.L.A. in this area?

3. Who was the contractor or contractors for this area?

4. What is the present proposed sale price of each home?

5. What was the original price asked in each case?

6. How many homes have been sold to date and what is the price in each case?

7. What was the cost per unit of project overhead and how was the same made up?

8. Have any veterans made deposits on proposed purchases and later declined to proceed with the purchase of such holdings?

9. If so, by whom and why were said deals not completed?

Topic:   HOUSING
Subtopic:   VETERANS LAND ACT
Sub-subtopic:   COUNTY, ONT.
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SOLDIER SETTLEMENT AND VETERANS LAND ACT, HASTINGS COUNTY, ONT.

PC

Mr. White (Hasiings-Peierborough):

Progressive Conservative

1. How many applications have been made to purchase farms in the county of Hastings, under Soldier Settlement and Veterans' Land Act?

2. How many applications have been accepted?

3. How many applications have been refused?

4. How many applications are still pending?

Topic:   SOLDIER SETTLEMENT AND VETERANS LAND ACT, HASTINGS COUNTY, ONT.
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PRICES AND TRADE BOARD

PROSECUTIONS, LEGAL SERVICES, ETC. HASTINGS COUNTY, ONT.

PC

Mr. While (Hasiings-Peierborough):

Progressive Conservative

1. How many prosecutions by the wartime prices and trade board were instituted in the county of Hastings in each of the years 1947 and 1948?

Orders for Returns

2. What is the total amount of fines levied in such prosecutions?

3. What is the total amount paid to legal firms and solicitors in connection with such prosecutions (a) in legal fees; (b) in traveling and other expenses?

4. What is the total amount paid to investigators in connection with such cases; (a) in salaries; (b) traveling and other expenses?

CONTRACTS FOR CONTRUCTION OF VESSELS Mr. Hazen:

1. How many tenders were called for the construction of vessels by (a) the Department of Transport; (b) the Department of National Defence; (c) the Department of Public Works in the year 1948 and to date in 1949?

2. What companies submitted tenders for each type of vessel and for what amounts?

3. What companies were awarded contracts for each type of vessel and at what prices?

DEPORTATIONS Mr. Diefenbaker:

How many deportations for illegal entry into Canada have been made by the Department of Immigration in each of the years 1947, 1948 and 1949 to date, and to what countries?

Topic:   PRICES AND TRADE BOARD
Subtopic:   PROSECUTIONS, LEGAL SERVICES, ETC. HASTINGS COUNTY, ONT.
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IMMIGRATION

PERMITS FOR ENTRY OTHER THAN UNDER PROVISIONS OF IMMIGRATION ACT

PC

Mr. Diefenbaker:

Progressive Conservative

1. How many written permits provided for by section four of the Immigration Act were issued by the minister during each of the years 1947 and 1948 (a) authorizing any person to enter Canada; (b) authorizing any person to remain in Canada; and in either case without being subject to the provisions of the said act?

2. How many of these permits have been included in a return laid before parliament within thirty days after the commencement of the next ensuing session of parliament in each of the said years?

Topic:   IMMIGRATION
Subtopic:   PERMITS FOR ENTRY OTHER THAN UNDER PROVISIONS OF IMMIGRATION ACT
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PC

John George Diefenbaker

Progressive Conservative

Mr. Diefenbaker:

I should like to ask why

this question should be made an order for return.

Topic:   IMMIGRATION
Subtopic:   PERMITS FOR ENTRY OTHER THAN UNDER PROVISIONS OF IMMIGRATION ACT
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LIB

Louis Stephen St-Laurent (Prime Minister; President of the Privy Council)

Liberal

Mr. St. Laurent:

This question and the preceding one deal with the same subject matter, and the same subject matter is involved in the question which was erroneously left off the order paper today. It concerns the Prime Minister's office, the office of the Secretary of State for External Affairs, and the office of the Minister of Mines and Resources. The officials of all three departments have to confer on the form of answer to be made.

Topic:   IMMIGRATION
Subtopic:   PERMITS FOR ENTRY OTHER THAN UNDER PROVISIONS OF IMMIGRATION ACT
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TAXATION

March 10, 1949