April 30, 1951

IND

Mr. Gagnon:

Independent

1. Who has the contract for carrying the mail between Chicoutimi and Grande Baie via the offices of Bagotville and Port Alfred, Quebec?

2. What is he paid for this service?

3. When does the contract expire?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   CHICOUTIMI-GRANDE BAIE, QUE., MAIL SERVICE
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SAGUENAY AIRPORT-CHICOUTIMI AND LAPOINTE COUNTY POST OFFICES MAIL SERVICE

IND

Mr. Gagnon:

Independent

1. Who has the contract for carrying the mail between Saguenay airport at Bagotville and the post offices of the counties of Chicoutimi and Lapointe?

2. What is paid for this service?

3. When does the contract expire?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   SAGUENAY AIRPORT-CHICOUTIMI AND LAPOINTE COUNTY POST OFFICES MAIL SERVICE
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LIB

J. G. Léopold Langlois (Parliamentary Assistant to the Postmaster General)

Liberal

Mr. Langlois (Gaspe):

These two questions refer to the following service: Jonquiere-Kenogami and airport at Bagotville, via: Arvida, Chicoutimi, Bagotville, Port Alfred, Grande Baie.

1. Johnny Renaud.

2. $2,890 per annum.

3. December 31, 1954.

Questions

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   SAGUENAY AIRPORT-CHICOUTIMI AND LAPOINTE COUNTY POST OFFICES MAIL SERVICE
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NOVA SCOTIA COLD STORAGE PLANTS

LIB

Mr. MacLean (Cape Breton North and Victoria):

Liberal

1. Has the government given any financial assistance during the past ten years to any company or companies for the erection of cold storage plants in Nova Scotia?

2. If so (a) what amounts have been paid to each; (b) were such amounts by way of loan or outright gift; (c) where are such plants located?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   NOVA SCOTIA COLD STORAGE PLANTS
Sub-subtopic:   GOVERNMENT ASSISTANCE
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LIB

Mr. Gardiner: (Minister of Agriculture)

Liberal

1. Yes.

2. (a) United Fruit Companies of

Nova Scotia Ltd $140,314.08

United Fruit Companies of

Nova Scotia Ltd 79,950.36

Musquodoboit Valley Cooperative Ltd 3,755.81

United Fruit Companies of

Nova Scotia 63,486.62

Aca Cooperative Association Ltd 14,211.39

Scotsburn Cooperative

Creamery Co. Ltd 8,341.21

Farmers Cooperative Dairy Ltd 5,821.70

(b) Subsidies for cold storage warehouses under the Cold Storage Act.

(c) United Fruit Companies of Nova Scotia, Coldbrook, N.S.; United Fruit Companies of Nova Scotia, Canning, N.S.; Musquodoboit Valley Cooperative Ltd., Middle Musquodoboit, N.S.; United Fruit Companies of Nova Scotia Ltd., Middleton, N.S.; Aca Cooperative Association Ltd., New Minas, N.S.; Scotsburn Cooperative Creamy Co. Ltd., Scotsburn, N.S.; Farmers Cooperative Dairy Ltd., New Glasgow, N.S.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   NOVA SCOTIA COLD STORAGE PLANTS
Sub-subtopic:   GOVERNMENT ASSISTANCE
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BANK LOANS

PC

Mr. Diefenbaker:

Progressive Conservative

1. Have further statements been issued, or directives sent out since February 22, 1951, to chartered banks regarding the need for restraint in lending activity?

2. If so, on what date or dates, what are the particulars, and what are the suggested measures to be taken by the chartered banks?

3. What was the total amount of bank loans on the security of instalment finance paper (a) on February 22, 1951; (b) at this date?

4. What was the amount of the chartered banks total loans, on each of the above dates?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   BANK LOANS
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LIB

Mr. Sinclair: (Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Finance)

Liberal

1. No.

2. Answered' by No. 1.

3. The monthly return of liabilities and assets of the chartered banks of Canada to the Minister of Finance does not provide for details of the current loans in Canada. Section 115 of the Bank Act requires the banks to transmit once in each year to the minister

a return of the aggregate amount of all loans made in Canada outstanding at a date specified by treasury board, classified according to industries and businesses, and the treasury board may make such regulations as may be deemed necessary to give effect to the provisions of section 115. On September 30, 1950, the date of the latest return, loans to instalment finance companies aggregated $96-5 million.

4. The two latest monthly returns of liabilities and assets of the chartered banks show the following:

(In millions of dollars)

February 28 March 31 1951 1951

Current loans and discounts in Canada, not otherwise included, estimated loss provided for $2,735-5 $2,855-7

Current loans and discounts elsewhere than in Canada, not otherwise included, estimated loss provided for

Call and short (not exceeding thirty days) loans in Canada on stocks, debentures,

bonds and other securities of a sufficient marketable value to

cover ,..

Ditto-elsewhere than in Canada

Loans to provincial governments

Loans to cities, towns, municipalities and school districts

Non-current loans, estimated loss provided for

256-2 252-3

108-9 94-3

113-7 96-4

35-6 29-4

100-8 122-8

1-3 1-3

$3,352-0 $3,452-2

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   BANK LOANS
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UNITED NATIONS ASSOCIATION IN CANADA

IND

Mr. Gagnon:

Independent

1. Who are the officers of the United Nations society in Canada?

2. When was this society founded, and by whom?

3. Does this society receive a grant from the government?

4. If so, from what department?

5. What is the annual amount, and for what reason?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   UNITED NATIONS ASSOCIATION IN CANADA
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LIB

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

Liberal

1. The United Nations association in Canada has a national office in Ottawa and, on January 1, 1951, had twenty-two branches from coast to coast. The patron of the association is His Excellency the Governor-General, the Viscount Alexander of Tunis. The following are the. national officers of the association:

National president, Vincent Price, K.C.; vice presidents, Brigadier Marcel Noel, C.B.E.; Dr. N. A. M. MacKenzie; George S. Mooney; honorary treasurer, J. Stanley McLean; chairman of the administrative committee, Major General E. L. M. Burns; national secretary, Miss Kathleen E. Bowlby.

2. The United Nations association in Canada was founded in March 1946, as the United Nations society in Canada by: Mr. F. McRae, Senator Cairine Wilson, Judge J. D. Hyndman, Mr. J. A. Maclsaac, Dr. John E. Robbins, Mr. Eric W. Morse, and Mr. Vincent Price. It changed its name in 1947 to the United Nations association of Canada. This association is, in a sense, a continuation of the old league of nations society.

3. Yes.

4. From the Department of External Affairs.

5. The present annual amount granted to the United Nations association in Canada is $10,000. The association was granted $3,000 in 1947; this was raised to $5,000 in 1948, and to $10,000 in 1950. The last increase was recommended by the external affairs committee of the House of Commons in December

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1949, and was authorized by the House of Commons as provided under vote 72, main estimates, 1950-51.

The grant is given to assist the association to stimulate interest in Canada in the work of the United Nations and the specialized agencies, and to spread information in Canada on current issues before the United Nations.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   UNITED NATIONS ASSOCIATION IN CANADA
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SOUTH SASKATCHEWAN IRRIGATION PROJECT

PC

John George Diefenbaker

Progressive Conservative

Mr. Diefenbaker:

What has been the total expenditure made on the South Saskatchewan dam and irrigation project, month by month, since the 1st of September, 1950, and to date?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   SOUTH SASKATCHEWAN IRRIGATION PROJECT
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LIB

James Garfield Gardiner (Minister of Agriculture)

Liberal

Mr. Gardiner:

September $ 44,774.20

October 53,423.87

November 48,345.93

December 44,958.68

January 29,540.96

February 30,052.86

March 57,786.49

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   SOUTH SASKATCHEWAN IRRIGATION PROJECT
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$ 308,882.99 CHICOUTIMI COUNTY, QUE., RURAL MAIL SERVICE

IND

Mr. Gagnon:

Independent

1. How many rural mail delivery routes are there in the county of Chicoutimi?

2. What is the (a) name of each mail carrier; (b) remuneration paid each of them; (c) distance covered by each; (d) expiry date of each contract?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   $ 308,882.99 CHICOUTIMI COUNTY, QUE., RURAL MAIL SERVICE
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LIB

Mr. Langlois (Gaspe): (Parliamentary Assistant to the Postmaster General)

Liberal

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   $ 308,882.99 CHICOUTIMI COUNTY, QUE., RURAL MAIL SERVICE
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COMMUNITY PASTURES IN ALBERTA

April 30, 1951