March 12, 1952

INSTALLATION OF WATER SOFTENER

PC

Mr. Dinsdale:

Progressive Conservative

1. To whom was the contract for the installation of a water softening system at camp Shilo, as advertised under tender No. G-39-3A-494, awarded?

2. What other firms submitted tenders on this contract?

3. What was the amount of the tender in each

case?

Topic:   CAMP SHILO
Subtopic:   INSTALLATION OF WATER SOFTENER
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LIB

Mr. Campney: (Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of National Defence)

Liberal

1. This contract has not yet been awarded.

2. Answered by No. 1.

3. Answered by No. 1.

Topic:   CAMP SHILO
Subtopic:   INSTALLATION OF WATER SOFTENER
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IMMIGRATION

DISMISSAL OF OFFICERS

PC

Mr. Harkness:

Progressive Conservative

1. How many immigration officers have been discharged for irregularities since January 1, 1950?

2. At what points were they stationed when these irregularities occurred?

3. What are their names and what were their rates of salary?

4. Has any action been taken against them in addition to their dismissal from the service?

5. How many immigrants were irregularly admitted to Canada as a result of their activities?

6. How many of these immigrants have been returned to their countries of origin, and1 what is the present action contemplated as far as the remainder are concerned?

7. Was Willi Bruntjen one of the immigrants concerned?

Topic:   IMMIGRATION
Subtopic:   DISMISSAL OF OFFICERS
Sub-subtopic:   RETURN OF IMMIGRANTS
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LIB

Mr. Harris (Grey-Bruce): (Minister of Citizenship and Immigration)

Liberal

1. Three immigration officers have been discharged because of irregularities in their immigration duties.

2. Rome, Italy; Karlsruhe, Germany; and Montreal, P.Q.

3. G. G. Wilson (Rome)

Basic salary $ 2,904 per annumTerminable Allowance 984 " ijLiving 2,352 " nRental " 1,015 " itTotal: $ 7,255 " "J. A. Cianci (Karlsruhe) Basic salary $ 2,568 per annumTerminable Allowance 984 " tfLiving 3,285 " *Total: $ 6,837 " n

J. M. Bourget (Montreal); Salary $2,904 per annum.

4. None to date. Investigations are continuing.

5. Investigations have disclosed that as a result of irregular activities of officers in question at Rome and Karlsruhe 75 immigrants were admitted.

6. To date, 12 immigrants, have been returned to their country of origin (11 by deportation proceedings and one voluntarily), and 17 have been ordered deported and are now awaiting transportation to their country of origin. The remaining 46 immigrants are now under investigation.

7. No.

Questions

Topic:   IMMIGRATION
Subtopic:   DISMISSAL OF OFFICERS
Sub-subtopic:   RETURN OF IMMIGRANTS
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NEW AIRPORT IN NEWFOUNDLAND

PC

Gordon Francis Higgins

Progressive Conservative

Mr. Higgins:

Is there to be a new airport constructed in Newfoundland this year?

Topic:   NEW AIRPORT IN NEWFOUNDLAND
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LIB

PLUMBING FIXTURES

IMPORTS FROM CZECHOSLOVAKIA

PC

Mr. Adamson:

Progressive Conservative

1. What was the total value of imports of vitreous china or earthenware plumbing fixtures from Czechoslovakia since January 1, 1950?

2. How many of the above imports from Czechoslovakia were bath tubs, toilet bowls, sinks, laundry tubs?

3. How many plants in Canada manufacture vitreous china or earthenware plumbing fixtures?

4. Are these plants working at full capacity?

5. If not, at what percentage of capacity are they operating at present?

Topic:   PLUMBING FIXTURES
Subtopic:   IMPORTS FROM CZECHOSLOVAKIA
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LIB

George James McIlraith (Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Defence Production; Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Trade and Commerce)

Liberal

Mr. Mcllrailh:

1 and 2. Imports of vitreous china or earthenware plumbing fixtures are not classified separately in Canadian trade statistics. They are recorded under a general item which reads as follows:

Baths, bathtubs, basins, closets, closet seats, covers and tanks, lavatories, urinals, sinks and laundry tubs, of earthenware, stone, cement, clay, or other materials n.o.p.

and which includes fixtures of all materials except iron or steel, coated or not. Imports under this general item, from Czechoslovakia since January 1, 1950, were as follows:

January 1 to December 31, 1950, $4,708

January 1 to December 31, 1951, $2,652

3. One only reporting to dominion bureau of statistics.

4. Information not available in this department.

5. Information not available in this department.

Topic:   PLUMBING FIXTURES
Subtopic:   IMPORTS FROM CZECHOSLOVAKIA
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DEFENCE PRODUCTION

RADAR EQUIPMENT

LIB

Mr. Balcom:

Liberal

1. Were tenders called during the period between July 1 and December 31, 1951, by the Department of Defence Production for any radar equipment?

2. If so (a) on what dates; (b) what are the names and addresses of firms submitting tenders, and amount of their respective tenders; (c) what type and make of equipment?

3. To whom was contract or contracts awarded?

4. Was equipment manufactured in Canada? If not, where?

Topic:   DEFENCE PRODUCTION
Subtopic:   RADAR EQUIPMENT
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LIB

John Horace Dickey

Liberal

Mr. Dickey:

This question cannot be

answered in its present form. I have spoken to the hon. member, and he has agreed to drop the question and rephrase it.

Topic:   DEFENCE PRODUCTION
Subtopic:   RADAR EQUIPMENT
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LIB

Elie Beauregard (Speaker of the Senate)

Liberal

Mr. Speaker:

Dropped.

Questions

Topic:   DEFENCE PRODUCTION
Subtopic:   RADAR EQUIPMENT
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WAR VETERANS ALLOWANCES

March 12, 1952