June 24, 1954

?

Some hon. Members:

No, no.

Item stands.

Progress reported.

Resolutions reported, read the second time and concurred in.

Topic:   DEPARTMENT OF MINES AND TECHNICAL SURVEYS
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BUSINESS OF THE HOUSE

LIB

Walter Edward Harris (Minister of Citizenship and Immigration; Leader of the Government in the House of Commons; Liberal Party House Leader)

Liberal

Mr. Harris:

I move that the house do now adjourn.

In the morning we shall take the amendments made in the other place with respect to the public service superannuation bill and then proceed with the business I indicated earlier.

Motion agreed to and the house adjourned at 11.40 p.m.

[The following items were passed in committee of supply]:

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POST OFFICE DEPARTMENT


342. Operations-including salaries and other expenses of staff post offices, district offices, railway mail service staffs, and supplies, equipment and other items for revenue post offices, also including administration; and including, notwithstanding section 16 of the Civil Service Act, payment, in such amount or amounts as may be approved from time to time by the treasury board, to civil servants who are hired as casual employees, $76,007,630. 343. Transportation-movement of mail by land, air and water, including administration, $48,524,258. 344. Financial services, including audit of revenue, money order and savings bank business; and postage stamps, $2,586,950. Loans, investments and advances- 541. To authorize and provide for the operation of a revolving fund in accordance with section 58 of the Financial Administration Act for the purpose of acquiring and managing material to be used in the manufacture of uniforms and satchels, the amount to be charged to the revolving fund at any time not to exceed $425,000. 699. Operations - further amount required, $1,265,904.


DEPARTMENT OF LAEOUR


A-Department-General administration- 177. Departmental administration, $683,551. 178. To provide for expenses of the economics and research branch, $528,366. 179. Annuities Act-administration, $997,528. 180. Fair wages, conciliation, industrial relations, industrial disputes investigations including the administration of legislation relating thereto, and for activities re promotion of co-operation in industry between labour and management, $468,714. 181. Canada labour relations board, $5,275. 182. Administration of the Canada Fair Employment Practices Act, $9,200. 183. International labour conferences, $62,120. 184. Labour Gazette, authorized by Labour Department Act, $136,043. 185. To provide for the effective organization and use of agricultural manpower including recruiting, transporting and placing workers on farms and related industries and assistance to the provinces pursuant to agreements that may be entered into by the Minister of Labour with the provinces and approved by the governor in council, $335,000. 186. To provide for expenses of a women's bureau, $24,090. 187. To provide for payments to implement a program for the rehabilitation of disabled persons, in accordance with terms and conditions approved by the governor in council, and administrative expenses connected therewith, $197,513. Vocational training co-ordination- 188. Administration, $67,795. To provide for carrying out the purposes of the Vocational Training Co-ordination Act and agreements made thereunder; to authorize the Minister of Labour to enter into agreements with any province on terms approved by the governor in council for the training of persons to fit them for defence industries, the training of members of Her Majesty's forces and other persons to fit them for skilled armed services occupations; for training of personnel for the merchant marine and training under youth training projects and to provide for the expenditures thereunder and under vocational training agreements entered into in previous years- 189. Training payments to the provinces, $4,290,000. 190. Payments to the provinces for capital expenditures for vocational schools, buildings and equipment, $300,000. Government employees compensation- 191. Administration of the Government Employees Compensation Act, $67,259. Terminable services- 192. To provide for expenditures incurred in implementing recommendations of the national advisory council on manpower, and for the administrative costs of the council, $11,700. 193. To provide for payment to the national film board for educational films for exhibition, $24,000. 194. To provide for expenses that may be incurred in the arranging for and the movement of workers from outside Canada to work on farms and other essential industry in Canada when Canadian labour is not available to meet the need, including costs connected with the supervision and welfare of persons already immigrated to Canada; administrative expenses connected therewith and to provide for expenditures under agreements with the provinces authorized by the governor in council. $878,258. B-Unemployment insurance commission- 195. Administration of the Unemployment Insurance Act, 1940, including expenditures incurred in connection with the activities of the national employment service as delegated by the Minister of Labour in accordance with section 97 of the act, $28,122,859. 196. Government's contribution to the unemployment insurance fund. $33,750,000. 197. To provide for the transfer of labour to and from places where employment is available and expenses incidental thereto, in accordance with regulations of the governor in council, $75,000. A-Department-Vocational training co-ordination- To provide for carrying out the purposes of the Vocational Training Co-ordination Act and agreements made thereunder; to authorize the Supply-Labour Minister of Labour to enter into agreements with any province on terms approved by the governor in council for the training of persons to fit them for defence industries, the training of members of Her Majesty's forces and other persons to fit them for skilled armed services occupations; for training of personnel for the merchant marine and training under youth training projects and to provide for the expenditures thereunder and under vocational training agreements entered into in previous years- 669. Training payments to the provinces-further amount reauired. $140,000. 670. Contribution to the Canadian National Institute for the Blind towards the costs of facilities for the vocational training and rehabilitation of the blind, $350,000. B-Unemployment insurance commission- 671. To provide for the transfer of labour to and from places where employment is available and expenses incidental thereto, in accordance with regulations of the governor in council-further amount required, $125,000.



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June 24, 1954