April 29, 1949

LIB

Mr. Reid: (Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of National Health and Welfare)

Liberal

1. No.

2. See answer to No. 1.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   HEALTH GRANTS
Sub-subtopic:   NURSES HOMES
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SHIPMENT OF BACON TO UNITED KINGDOM

CCF

Mr. Coldwell:

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

1. Who was responsible for the suggestion and therefore the subsequent decision that 195 million pounds of bacon would be exported to the United Kingdom under agreement for 1948?

2. What shipments of bacon were made to the United Kingdom during the first three months of the 1948 agreement?

3. Was any suggestion made by Canada that the total amount of this agreement should be increased?

4. If so, what reply, if any, was made to this suggestion?

5. Was the contract for beef reduced or cancelled to enable the United Kingdom to use scarce dollars for bacon instead?

6. To what extent, if any, did the United Kingdom agree to take bacon beyond 195 million pounds originally agreed upon?

7. Under the revised agreement what was the total expected delivery of bacon to the United Kingdom?

8. What amount did Canada actually deliver In 1948?

Questions

9. What amount of bacon did Canada expect to deliver to the United Kingdom in 1946?

10. What amount of bacon was actually delivered in 1946?

11. What amount did Canada expect to deliver to the United Kingdom in 1947?

12. What amount was actually delivered in 1947?

13. What was the price per pound agreed upon in 1945, 1946, 1947, 1948, and 1949?

14. What amount of bacon does Canada expect to deliver to the United Kingdom in 1949?

15. What amount was delivered during the first three months of 1949?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   SHIPMENT OF BACON TO UNITED KINGDOM
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LIB

Mr. Bertrand (Laurier): (Postmaster General)

Liberal

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.

5. No.

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

domestic requirements.

15. 13,809,370 pounds of bacon were shipped during the first three months of 1949.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   SHIPMENT OF BACON TO UNITED KINGDOM
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HEALTH GRANTS APPROVED AND PAID

CCF

Mr. Coldwell:

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

1. By provinces, and for Canada, how much of each of the health grants had been approved by March 31, 1949?

2. By provinces, and for Canada, how much of each of the health grants had been paid by the dominion by March 31, 1949?

Questions

3. By provinces, and lor Canada, what per cent of each of the health grants had been approved by March 31, 1949?

4. By provinces, and for Canada, what per cent of each of the health grants had been paid by the dominion by March 31, 1949?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   HEALTH GRANTS APPROVED AND PAID
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LIB

Thomas Reid (Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of National Health and Welfare)

Liberal

Mr. Reid:

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.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   HEALTH GRANTS APPROVED AND PAID
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FAIRCRAFT HOUSES-REPAIRS

PC

Mr. Fraser:

Progressive Conservative

1. How many Faircraft houses owned by veterans under the Veterans Land Act have been repaired by the Veterans Affairs Department?

2. What was the average cost of repairing the roof of each of these houses?

3. Did the Faircraft company contribute to this cost?

4. If so, what proportion of the total cost?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   FAIRCRAFT HOUSES-REPAIRS
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LIB

Mr. Mulch: (Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Veterans Affairs)

Liberal

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.

2. $735.

3. Yes, indirectly by forfeiture of $1,207 holdback.

4. Answered by No. 3.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   FAIRCRAFT HOUSES-REPAIRS
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GOVERNMENT DOCK AT THE PAS

CCF

Mr. Moore:

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

1. Was Mr. Charles Morgan, of The Pas, employed in the repairing or construction of a government dock on the Saskatchewan river at The Pas?

2. If so, what were his duties, how long was he employed and what was his salary?

3. Did he receive any other emolument or consideration for his services?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   GOVERNMENT DOCK AT THE PAS
Sub-subtopic:   EMPLOYMENT OF CHARLES MORGAN
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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. Inspector of dredging, October 22 to November 11, 1948, at 90 cents per hour.

Inspector of construction, grade 1, December 6, 1948, to March 31, 1949, at $8 per day.

3. No.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   GOVERNMENT DOCK AT THE PAS
Sub-subtopic:   EMPLOYMENT OF CHARLES MORGAN
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* CANADA LAND AND IRRIGATION COMPANY LIMITED

SC

Mr. Wylie:

Social Credit

1. Has the government made an offer for the purchase of the Canada Land and Irrigation Company Limited?

2. If so, at what price?

3. Has the deal been consummated?

4. If so, what steps have been taken by the government to expand this project?

[Mr. Coldwell.l

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   * CANADA LAND AND IRRIGATION COMPANY LIMITED
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LIB

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

Liberal

Mr. SI. Laurent:

I should like to deal with this question orally. There are negotiations under way at the present time in respect to the matter dealt with in this question, but they have not been completed.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   * CANADA LAND AND IRRIGATION COMPANY LIMITED
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KINGSVILLE, ONT., GOVERNMENT DOCK STORAGE, ETC.

PC

Mr. Murphy:

Progressive Conservative

1. What rates, if any, have been granted for coal storage, wharfage, etc., in connection with the government dock at Kingsville, Ontario?

2. To whom were any such rights granted?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   KINGSVILLE, ONT., GOVERNMENT DOCK STORAGE, ETC.
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LIB

Mr. Chevrier: (Minister of Transport)

Liberal

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.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   KINGSVILLE, ONT., GOVERNMENT DOCK STORAGE, ETC.
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*PELEE ISLAND, ONT. CONTRACT FOR TRANSPORT SERVICE

April 29, 1949