March 27, 1950

SUNNYBROOK MILITARY HOSPITAL

MILK AND


COAL *


PC

Mr. Catherwood:

Progressive Conservative

1. What is the contract price per quart for milk to be delivered to the Sunnybrook military hospital, Toronto, for the year 1950?

2. What is the contract price per ton for coal to be delivered to Sunnybrook military hospital for the year 1950?

3. Were tenders called for these contracts?

4. If so, what are the names of those who submitted tenders, and what was the amount of each tender?

Topic:   SUNNYBROOK MILITARY HOSPITAL
Subtopic:   MILK AND
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LIB

Mr. Gregg: (Minister of Veterans Affairs)

Liberal

1. Contract at present in force covering period November 1, 1949, to April 30, 1950: 55 cents per gallon.

2. Contract at present in force for the 194950 heating season: $8.43 per ton.

3. Yes.

4. Milk-Highland Dairy, Toronto, Ont., 55 cents per gallon; Acme Farmers Dairy, Toronto, Ont., 58 cents per gallon; Canada Dairy, Toronto, Ont., 58 cents per gallon; Uplands Dairy, Toronto, Ont., 58 cents per gallon; Rice's Dairy, Toronto, Ont., 58 cents per gallon; Rose Lawn Dairy, Toronto, Ont., 58 cents per gallon; Silverwoods Dairy, Toronto, Ont., 58 cents per gallon; Donlands Dairy, Toronto! Ont., 60 cents per gallon; Borden Co., Toronto, Ont., 60 cents per gallon.

Coal-F. P. Weaver Coal Co., Toronto, Ont., $8.43 per ton; Dominion Coal Co., Toronto, Ont., $8.87 per ton; Rochester & Pittsburg

Questions

Coal, Toronto, Ont., $8.96 per ton; Empire Hanna Coal Co., Toronto, Ont., $9.00 per ton; Valley Camp Coal Co., Toronto, Ont., $9.05 per ton; Canada Coal Co., Toronto, Ont., $9.06 per ton; Conger-Lehigh Coal Co., Toronto, Ont., $9.16 per ton; Dominion Coal Co., Toronto, Ont., $9.19 per ton; F. P. Weaver Coal Co., Toronto, Ont., $9.27 per ton; The Milnes Coal Co., Toronto, Ont., $9.30 per ton; Great Lakes Coal Co., Toronto, Ont., $9.33 per ton; Harbour Coal Co., Toronto, Ont., $9.70 per ton.

Topic:   SUNNYBROOK MILITARY HOSPITAL
Subtopic:   MILK AND
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FERRY SERVICE BETWEEN YARMOUTH, N.S., AND STATE OF MAINE

LIB

Mr. Kirk (Digby-Yarmouth):

Liberal

1. Have negotiations been carried on between the federal government and1 the government of the province of Nova Scotia concerning the provision of a ferry service between Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, and a port in Maine, United States of America?

2. If so, has financial agreement between the two parties been reached?

3. Has a conference between the two parties been held since March 9, 1950?

4. Will the construction be a joint undertaking?

5. Will the ferry be operated by the Canadian National Railways?

6. Are detailed scale plans now being prepared?

7. If so, what firm of naval architects has been engaged?

8. What decisions have been reached as to (a) size of ferry: (b) number, if any, of staterooms;

(c) service speed of ship; (d) type of propulsion machinery; (e) number of decks; (f) automobile and truck capacity; (g) passenger capacity; (h) facilities for recreation; (i) facilities for catering?

9. When is it expected that the ferry will be put into operation?

Topic:   FERRY SERVICE BETWEEN YARMOUTH, N.S., AND STATE OF MAINE
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LIB

Mr. Chevrier: (Minister of Transport)

Liberal

1. Yes.

2. No formal agreement.

3. Yes. On March 13, at Halifax.

4. Yes.

5. Yes.

6. Yes.

7. Messrs. Milne, Gilmore & German, Montreal.

8. (a) Length (between perpendiculars) 350'-0, approximately; maximum moulded breadth, 66'-0, approximately; (b) still under consideration; (c) still under consideration;

(d) still under consideration; (e) 5; (f) 200; (g) 1,000; (h) still under consideration; (i) dining-room, cafeteria, lunch counter.

9. Summer of 1951.

Topic:   FERRY SERVICE BETWEEN YARMOUTH, N.S., AND STATE OF MAINE
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SALES TAX

TEA AND COFFEE

L L

William Moore Benidickson

Liberal Labour

Mr. Benidickson:

How much money was collected in 1948 and 1949 from imposition of sales tax on (a) coffee; (b) tea?

Topic:   SALES TAX
Subtopic:   TEA AND COFFEE
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LIB

James Joseph McCann (Minister of Mines and Technical Surveys; Minister of National Revenue)

Liberal

Mr. McCann:

Information not available. No separate statistics are maintained of sales tax collected on individual commodities.

[Mr. Gregg.1

Topic:   SALES TAX
Subtopic:   TEA AND COFFEE
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UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE

PAYMENTS AND ADMINISTRATION COSTS

SC

Mr. Fair:

Social Credit

1. How many persons received unemployment insurance each month since March 1, 1949?

2. What amount was paid each month?

3. What is the monthly cost of administration?

Topic:   UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE
Subtopic:   PAYMENTS AND ADMINISTRATION COSTS
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LIB

Paul-Émile Côté (Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Labour)

Liberal

Mr. Cote (Verdun-La Salle):

1, 2 and 3.

Number

of

March, 1949 Persons 240,088

April, 1949 191,677

May, 1949 150,747

June, 1949 111,811

July, 1949 65,957

August, 1949 62,705

September, 1949 65,443

October, 1949 71,838

November, 1949 104,320

December, 1949 125,225

January, 1950 218,963

February, 1950 232,359

March, 1949 Amount $10,399,831.63

April, 1949 7,605,833.49

May, 1949 5,511,135.01

June, 1949 4,113,253.49

July, 1949 3,371,182.48

August, 1949 3,716,999.74

September, 1949 3,671,772.62

October, 1949 3,845,541.33

November, 1949 5,048,372.50

December, 1949 7,181,001.68

January, 1950 11,781,142.67

February, 1950 13.605,340.11

March, 1949 Admin. Costs $2,471,112.43

April, 1949 1,429,407.67

May, 1949 1,522,019.11

June, 1949 1,642,382.37

July, 1949 1,569,649.60

August, 1949 1,545,802.60

September, 1949 1,660,634.72

October, 1949 1,546,303.91

November, 1949 1,649,243.73

December, 1949 1,771,172.81

January, 1950 1,663,546.12

February, 1950 1,887,465.94

Note: The exact figures are not available as to the number of persons receiving unemployment insurance each month. The figures given are an estimate based on the number of persons paid during one week of each month.

Topic:   UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE
Subtopic:   PAYMENTS AND ADMINISTRATION COSTS
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POPULATION

LIB

Mr. Kirk (Digby-Yarmouth):

Liberal

1. What is the present estimated total population of Canada?

2. What is the present estimated population of Canada between the ages of sixteen and seventy

(a) male; (b) female?

Topic:   POPULATION
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LIB

Mr. Mcllrailh: (Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Trade and Commerce)

Liberal

1. Estimated population of Canada, June 1,

1949, (including Newfoundland, Yukon and Northwest Territories): Total, 13,549,000;

male, 6,896,800; female, 6,652,200.

2. Estimated population of Canada between the ages of sixteen and seventy (June 1, 1949): Total, 8,779,800; male, (a) 4,471,700; female,

(b) 4,308,100.

Topic:   POPULATION
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ST. MICHEL DE BELLECHASSE, QUE., WHARF

March 27, 1950