June 26, 1951

PC

George Alexander Drew (Leader of the Official Opposition)

Progressive Conservative

Mr. Drew:

Are there any more?

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LIB

Alphonse Fournier (Minister of Public Works; Leader of the Government in the House of Commons; Liberal Party House Leader)

Liberal

Mr. Fournier (Hull):

A few more.

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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 TRANSPORT


Board of transport commissioners for Canada- 529. Administration, operation and maintenance, $681,220. Canadian maritime commission- 530. Administration, $166,799. 531. Steamship subventions, as detailed) in the estimates, $3,779,875. 532. Assistance for Canadian flag ocean shipping industry, $375,000. National harbours board- 533. Advances to national harbours board, subject to the provisions of section 29 of the National Harbours Board Act, to meet expenditures applicable to the calendar year 1951 on any or all of the following accounts: Reconstruction and capital expenditures- Halifax, $1,243,000; Quebec, $22,000; Port Colbome. $112,000; Churchill, $161,000; generally unforeseen and miscellaneous, $200,000; total, $1,738,000. 534. To provide for payment to national harbours board of the amount hereinafter set forth, to be applied in payment of the deficit (exclusive of interest on dominion government advances and depreciation on capital structures) arising in the calendar year 1951, in the operation of the Churchill harbour, $128,800. Transport- Air services- 568. To authorize and provide for a revolving fund for the purchase of materials and supplies to be held in northwest communications system stores for use on both capital and maintenance works, $100,000. National harbours board- 569. Advances to national harbours board, subject to the provisions of section 29 of the National Harbours Board Act, to meet expenditures applicable to the calendar year 1951 on any or all of the following accounts: reconstruction and capital expenditures, Montreal, $1,279,968; Vancouver, $150,000; total, $1,429,968; less amount to be expended from replacement funds, $203,000, $1,226,968. Transport- A-Department- 794. Departmental administration-further amount required, $70,779. Canal services- 795. Operation and maintenance-further amount required, $155,000. 796. Construction or acquisition of buildings, works, land and new equipment-further amount required, $1,489,597. 797. To provide for expenses in connection with the St. Lawrence ship canal surveys and investigations-further amount required, $5,000. Marine services- Marine service steamers- 798. Operation, maintenance and repairs-further amount required, $320,355. 799. Construction or acquisition of vessels and new equipment-capital-further amount required, $139,500. Aids to navigation- 800. Administration, operation and maintenance-further amount required, $60,000. Nautical services- 801. Operation and maintenance, including grants and contributions, as detailed in the estimates; rewards for saving life from vessels in distress; subsidies to salvage companies, and the payment of expenses, including excepted expenses, incurred in respect of Canadian distressed seamen as defined in section 296 of the Canada Shipping Act-further amount required, $27,765. Pilotage service- 802. Construction or acquisition of buildings, works and new equipment, $119,500. River St. Lawrence ship channel service- 803. Administration, operation and maintenance -further amount required, $500,000. 804. To provide for the replacement of machinery and equipment destroyed by fire in May, 1950, at L'Ecole d'Arts et Metiers de Rimouski, Que.: gross Supply-Transport estimated cost, $150,950; less: proceeds of insurance, on machinery and equipment so destroyed, which the department is hereby authorized to pay out of the Department of Transport suspense account for the purposes of this vote, $60,000, $90,950. Railway and steamship services- Canadian government railways- 805. Construction of new dock and terminal facilities at Port-aux-Basques, Nfld.-capital-further amount required, $500,000. 806. To provide towards the cost of surveys of Newfoundland railway properties entrusted to the Canadian National Railway Company, $15,000. Air services- Telecommunications division- Airways and! airports-radio aviation services- 807. Construction or acquisition of buildings, works, land and new equipment-capital-further amount required, $494,000. Radio Act and regulations- 808. Construction or acquisition of buildings, works, land and new equipment-further amount required, $57,700. Northwest communication system- 809. Construction or acquisition of buildings, works, land and new equipment-capital-further amount required, $131,254. Meteorological division- Meteorological services- 810. Construction or acquisition of buildings, works, land and new equipment-further amount required, $14,000. Civil aviation division- Airways and airports- 811. Airway and airport traffic control-further amount required, $82,018. Construction services- 812. Construction or acquisition of buildings, works, land and new equipment-capital-further amount required, $629,400. 813. Contributions, subject to the approval of the governor in council, to assist municipalities in the development of and improvement to airports, the sites of which have been provided by such municipalities-further amount required, $15,000. 814. Contributions, as specified in the details of the estimates, to other governments or international agencies for the operation and maintenance of airports, air navigation and airways facilities-further amount required, $17,210. 815. Contribution towards the cost of construction of a landing strip in Goldfields, Saskatchewan area, provided Eldorado Mining and Refining Limited enters into an agreement with His Majesty to furnish the site and to undertake the construction, $80,000. B-General- Canadian maritime commission- 816. Steamship subventions for coastal services, as detailed in the estimates-further amount required, $8,000. 817. Steamship subventions for ocean services_ Pacific Ocean-Canada, New Zealand and Australia, service between, and if either or both the governments of Australia and of New Zealand should request or authorize the Canadian maritime commission to act on its or their behalf in contracting for this service, the Canadian maritime commission is hereby empowered so to act, $166,667.



Wednesday, June 27, 1951


June 26, 1951