June 19, 1951


At eleven o'clock the house adjourned, without question put, pursuant to standing order. [The following items were passed in committee of supply]:


DEPARTMENT OF MINES AND TECHNICAL SURVEYS


A-Department- Administration services- 217. Departmental administration, $398,452. Explosives Act administration-[DOT] Explosives Act- 218. Administration, operation and maintenance, $88,164. Mines branch- 219. Mines branch administration, $70,093. Mineral resources investigations- 220. Administration, operation and maintenance, $1,622,676. 221. Construction or acquisition of new equipment, $296,000. Investigations of radioactive ores- 222. Administration, operation and maintenance, $240,760. 223. Construction or acquisition of new equipment, $56,900. 224. To provide for payments to McGill university in connection with the development of a coal-fired gas turbine, $75,000. Geological survey of Canada- 225. Geological survey administration and miscellaneous services, including the expenses of the national advisory committee on research in the geological sciences, $156,527. Geological surveys, including an amount of $2,400 for Canada's share of the cost of the committee on mineral resources and geology, London, England^- 226. Administration, operation and maintenance, $1,414,173. 227. Construction or acquisition of new equipment, $154,500. Surveys and mapping branch- 228. Surveys and mapping branch administration, $39,255. Topographical surveys, including expenses of the Canadian board on geographical naimes- 229. Administration, operation and maintenance, $1,367,946. 230. Construction or acquisition of new equipment, $134,000. Canadian hydrographic service, including Canada's annual contribution of $5,750 to the international hydrographic bureau- 231. Administration, operation, and maintenance, $1,575,902. 232. Construction or acquisition of new equipment, $168,916. Geodetic survey of Canada- 233. Administration, operation and maintenance, $661,935. 234. International boundary commission-administration, operation and maintenance, $59,274. 235. Legal surveys and aeronautical charts, administration, operation and maintenance, including a grant of $350 to the Canadian Institute of Surveying, and the expenses of the board of examiners for dominion land surveyors, and payment of fees of B. W. Waugh, J. L. Rannie and J. E. R. Ross, members of the board, and A. W. Cole, secretary of the board, $548,907. Map compilation and reproduction- 236. Administration, operation and maintenance, $558,544. 237. Construction or acquisition of new equipment, $135,335. Geographical branch- 238. Geographical branch-administration, operation and maintenance, $240,711. Supply-Mines and Technical Surveys Dominion observatories- Dominion observatory, Ottawa, including membership fee of $500 to the international astronomical union- 239. Administration, operation and maintenance, $332,148. 240. Construction or acquisition of buildings, works, land and new equipment, $118,440. 241. Dominion astrophysical observatory, Victoria, B.C.-administration, operation and maintenance, $84,340. General- 242. Payments to Royal Canadian Air Force and commercial companies for air photography, and to defray the expenses of the interdepartmental committee on air surveys, $1,340,000.



Wednesday, June 20, 1951


June 19, 1951