1. The quantity of 195 million pounds of bacon provided for in the 1948 agreement was arrived at by negotiation, having regard to probable supplies available for export from Canada and the United Kingdom import program.
2. 85,327,947 pounds of bacon were shipped during the first three months of 1948.
3. In the original negotiations, Canada suggested a quantity greater than the 195 million provided for.
4. Answered by No. 1.
6. When the beef agreement was cancelled by mutual consent, the United Kingdom agreed that the unexpended portion of the money provided for in the beef agreement would be transferred for the purchase of any surplus bacon that was available for export in excess of the 195 million pounds provided for in the original agreement.
7. Surplus production in excess of domestic requirements.
8. 176,413,454 pounds.
9. Surplus production in excess of domestic requirements.
10. 272,890,924 pounds.
11. Surplus production in excess of domestic requirements.
12. 225,893,118 pounds.
13. The prices per pound agreed upon were as follows: In 1945, 22J cents; in 1946, 22J cents; in 1947, 27 cents from January to August inclusive and 29 cents from September to December inclusive; in 1948, 36 cents; in 1949, 36 cents. Basis grade A Wiltshires, f.o.b. Canadian seaboard.
14. Surplus production in excess of
15. 13,809,370 pounds of bacon were shipped during the first three months of 1949.
Subtopic: SHIPMENT OF BACON TO UNITED KINGDOM
In reference to the question of the hon. member for Rosetown-Biggar, I should like to say that telegrams were sent out to certain provinces, and I am hopeful to be able to complete the answer later today.
Subtopic: HEALTH GRANTS APPROVED AND PAID
1. Of 54 Faircraft houses erected, thirty were flat-roof type, twenty-four gable roof. Of the thirty flat-roof houses, twenty-seven have been repaired. Of the twenty-seven repaired, twelve required repair to the roof involving replacement by gable type.
3. Yes, indirectly by forfeiture of $1,207 holdback.
1. Top wharfage charge of five cents per ton. Side wharfage charges are payable on vessels in accordance with the general tariff on wharfage under the Government Harbours and Piers Act and regulations.
2. The dock at Kingsville is a public wharf, and shippers may handle goods over same in accordance with the wharf regulations.
Subtopic: KINGSVILLE, ONT., GOVERNMENT DOCK STORAGE, ETC.