610. Transportation-movement of mail by land, air and water, including administration-further amount required, $1,614,000. 611. To authorize and provide for payment out of the superannuation account in the current and subsequent fiscal years to or in respect of Ernest Lefebvre, formerly a letter carrier, Ottawa post office, in accordance with the Civil Service Superannuation Act, the said Ernest Lefebvre to be deemed for all the purposes of that act to have retired voluntarily from the civil service on December 23, 1950, $1.
Privy council office- 612. To provide for expenses of the royal commission on the south Saskatchewan irrigation and power project, $40,000.
613. Distribution of official documents-further amount required, $3,600.
Architectural branch- 614. Ottawa-Maintenance and operation of public buildings and grounds, including repairs and upkeep, rents, furnishings, heating, etc.-further amount required, $735,000. Acquisition, construction and improvements of public buildings- Construction, acquisition, major repairs and improvements of, and plans and sites for, public buildings listed in the details of the estimates, provided that treasury board may increase or decrease the amount within the vote to be expended on individual listed projects-further amounts required- 615. Newfoundland ($5,000 less the amount of $4,999 available from savings in other listed projects detailed in previous estimates for 1951-52 for this province), $1. 616. Ottawa, $2,160,000. Engineering Branch-Graving Docks- 617. Prince Rupert dry dock and shipyard and appurtenant works-To provide for operating losses and essential repairs in the fiscal years 1950-51 and 1951-52, in accordance with the terms of order in council, P.C. 95/6770 of December 15, 1951, $117,000. Locks and Dams- 618. Construction or acquisition of buildings, works, land and new equipment-further amount required, $26,500. Acquisition, construction and improvements of harbour and river works- Construction, acquisition, major repairs and improvements of, and plans and sites for, harbour and river works listed in the details of the estimates, provided that treasury board may increase or decrease the amount within the vote to be expended upon individual listed projects -further amount required- 619. Newfoundland ($1,950 less the amount of $1,949 available from savings in other listed projects detailed in previous estimates for 1951-52 for this province, $1.
Engineering and water resources branch-Water resources division- 620. To provide for the expenses incurred under the agreement between Canada, Ontario and Manitoba, confirmed by the Lac Seul Conservation Act, 1928, moneys expended to be largely reimbursed- further amount required, $1,607. Trans-Canada highway division- 621. Notwithstanding the Trans-Canada Highway Act, to authorize and provide for a payment to the Supply province of Newfoundland, which has entered into an agreement with Canada for construction of a part of the Trans-Canada highway, in respect of construction of the highway carried out between December 10, 1949, and the day on which this province signed the agreement with Canada, in accordance with the regulations of the governor in council; the amount paid, however, not to exceed fifty per centum of the cost to the province of the said construction as determined by the governor in council; the maximum amount authorized to be expended by section 7 of the Trans-Canada Highway Act to be decreased to the extent of any amount paid pursuant to this vote, $28,000. 622. To provide for payment to the Northwest Territories power commission of an amount to be applied by the commission in repayment of the balance owing of advances made by the Minister of Finance to the commission in respect of the Hay River power project which was subsequently discontinued, $1,700.
Land services-arising out of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Act, enforcement of federal statutes generally, and other incidental expenses- 623. Operation and maintenance-further amount required, $153,000. Aviation services-arising out of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Act, enforcement of federal statutes generally, and other incidental expenses- 624. Operation and maintenance-further amount required, $6,000. Pensions and other benefits- 625. Pensions to families of members of the Mounted Police who have lost their lives while on duty, as detailed in the estimates-further amount required, $730. 626. Government's contribution to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police pension account, $938,331.
Patent and copyright office- 627. Copyright and industrial designs division- further amount required, $822. 628. Patent record division-further amount required, $15,000. General- 629. Expenses pertaining to the visit to Canada of Her Royal Highness Princess Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh, $332,145. 630. Expenses in connection with the advisory commission on war claims, $8,500.
General administration- 631. Trade commissioner service, including payment of compensation to trade commissioners for damage to and loss of furniture and effects, under regulations approved by the governor in council- further amount required, $37,500. Canada Grain Act- 632. Board of grain commissioners-operating and maintenance expenses including inspection, weighing, registration, etc.-further amount required, $136,100. 633. Canadian government elevators-operation and maintenance expenses-further amount required, $203,950.
A-Department- Canal services- 634. To provide for expenses in connection with the St. Lawrence ship canal surveys and investigations-further amount required, $10,000. Marine services- 635. Administration-further amount required, $3,400. 636. Construction or acquisition o£ vessels and new equipment-capital further amount required, $948,550. Nautical services- 637. Operation and maintenance, including grants and contributions, as detailed in the estimates- further amount required, $6,355. 638. Pilotage service-further amount required, $50,573. Railway and Steamship Services- Maritime Freight Rates Act- 639. Additional amount in excess of the sum of $9,125,000 already appropriated for payment to the railway companies operating in the select territory designated by the act, during the fiscal year 1951-52, of the difference occurring on account of the application of the act, between the tariff tolls and normal tolls under approved tariffs (estimated and certified to the Minister of Transport by the Canadian National Railway Company and approved by auditors of the said company respecting the eastern lines of the Canadian National Railways, and in the case of the other railways by the board of transport commissioners for Canada) on all traffic moved during the calendar year 1951 (chap. 79, statutes of 1927, as amended)-further amount required, $988,881. Canadian National Railways Deficit, 1951- 640. Amount required to provide for the payments, during the fiscal year 1951-52, to the Canadian National Railway Company (hereinafter called the national company) upon applications approved by the Minister of Transport, made by the national company to the Minister of Finance, and to be applied by the national company in payment of the system deficit (certified by the auditors of the national company) arising in the calendar year 1951, this amount to be applied in the repayment of accountable advances made to the national company from the consolidated revenue fund, $15,031,996. Prince Edward Island car ferry and terminals deficit 1951- 641. Additional amount in excess of the sum of $1,280,000, already appropriated, to provide for the payment during the fiscal year 1951-52 to the Canadian National Railway Company (hereinafter called the national company) upon applications approved by the Minister of Transport, made from time to time by the national company to the Minister of Finance, and to be applied by the national company in payment of the deficit (certified by the auditors of the national company) in the operation of the Prince Edward Island car ferry and terminals arising in the calendar year 1951-further amount required, $85,286. Canadian National (West Indies) Steamships, Limited- 642. To authorize the write-off from non-active assets to consolidated deficit account of the balances of advances or loans ($3,618,505.74) made to the Canadian National (West Indies) Steamships, Limited. Notwithstanding any other act, interest shall cease to accrue on this amount on and from January 1, 1952, $1.00. General- 643. To provide for reimbursement of the Department of Transport stores account for the value of stores which have become obsolete, unserviceable, lost or destroyed, $148,733. Air services- Telecommunications Division- Northwest communication system- 644. Additional amount in excess of $100,659 already appropriated to provide for the difference between the expenditures for operation and maintenance and revenue accruing from operations during the year ending March 31, 1952-further amount required, $56,679. Civil aviation division- 645. Grants to organizations for the development of civil aviation, in the amounts detailed in the estimates-further amount required, $10,000. 646. To provide for the refund of land rentals, paid by Trans-Canada Air Lines and deposited to the consolidated revenue fund prior to April 1, 1951, on a certain parcel of land forming part of Vancouver airport, $3,300. B-General- Board of transport commissioners for Canada- 647. Administration, operation and maintenance- further amount required, $15,000. Canadian maritime commission- 648. Steamship subventions for coastal services, as detailed in the estimates-further amount required, $88,653.
Monday, March 31, 1952