December 18, 1957

MISCELLANEOUS PRIVATE BILLS


Sixth report of standing committee on miscellaneous private bills.-Mr. Rea.


STARRED QUESTIONS

UNITED DISTILLERS LTD. INCOME TAX

CCF

Mr. Knowles (Winnipeg (Whip of the Co-operative Commonwealth Federation)

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (C.C.F.)

North Centre):

1. Has the government, at any time since June 21, 1957, reviewed the income tax file of United Distillers Limited in the light of discussions in the House of Commons, as recorded at pages 65956597 of Hansard for June 23, 1954, and at pages 17381739 of Hansard for March 4, 1955?

2. If so, what is the result of such review? Have any facts been brought out (a) which can be made public; (b) which cannot be made public because of the secrecy provision in section 133 of the Income Tax Act?

3. If the answer to question one is no, is such a review under consideration?

Topic:   STARRED QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   UNITED DISTILLERS LTD. INCOME TAX
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PC

George Clyde Nowlan (Minister of National Revenue)

Progressive Conservative

Hon. G. C. Nowlan (Minister of National Revenue):

The answer to the first part of the question, Mr. Speaker, is no. The second part of the question is not applicable in view of the answer to the first part. As to the third part, in view of the fact that the matter has been raised I am prepared to consider with the officers of the department what review, if any, should be made of this matter.

Topic:   STARRED QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   UNITED DISTILLERS LTD. INCOME TAX
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PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND CAUSEWAY

LIB

Mr. Kirk

Liberal

What have been the results to date of the investigation being made into the feasibility and practicability of the proposed causeway to Prince Edward Island?

Topic:   STARRED QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND CAUSEWAY
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PC

Howard Charles Green (Minister of Defence Production; Minister of Public Works; Leader of the Government in the House of Commons; Progressive Conservative Party House Leader)

Progressive Conservative

Hon. Howard C. Green (Minister of Public Works):

The Department of Public Works has undertaken a drilling program to examine the type of rock which could be obtained from Cape Tormentine close to the existing ferry terminal. A second investigation has been made to determine the cost of providing the present ferry transportation between Borden, Prince Edward Island, and Cape Tormentine, New Brunswick. The department is not in a position as yet to make any definite announcement with regard to the result of these investigations.

Topic:   STARRED QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND CAUSEWAY
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FISHERMEN'S UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE BENEFITS

LIB

Mr. Kirk

Liberal

1. For each province, how many fishermen (a) have applied for fishermen's unemployment insurance benefits; (b) are in receipt of such benefits?

2. For each province, what is the minimum, maximum, and average weekly benefit?

Topic:   STARRED QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   FISHERMEN'S UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE BENEFITS
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PC

Michael Starr (Minister of Labour)

Progressive Conservative

Hon. Michael Siarr (Minister of Labour):

The answer to the first part of the question is that any information regarding fishermen's benefits will not be available until after the close of the month of December. The answer to the second part is the same as that to the first part.

Topic:   STARRED QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   FISHERMEN'S UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE BENEFITS
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QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS

C.G.S. SHIPS-EMPLOYMENT PRACTICE

CCF

Mr. Fisher

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (C.C.F.)

1. What is the practice in hiring men for C.G.S. ships each season?

2. Have members of parliament, from whose constituencies the ships sail, given those in charge of hiring any lists of eligible employee possibilities?

3. If so, what members of parliament?

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   C.G.S. SHIPS-EMPLOYMENT PRACTICE
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MOTOR VEHICLE CHASSIS PURCHASES IN CANADA

PC

Mr. Thrasher

Progressive Conservative

1. Is the government giving consideration to the purchase in Canada of the following vehicle parts: chassis for fire trucks, chassis for snow-removal trucks, chassis for refueling trucks?

2. If so, how many such chassis have been purchased in Canada between June 21, 1957, and December 1, 1957?

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   MOTOR VEHICLE CHASSIS PURCHASES IN CANADA
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BUSINESS OF THE HOUSE

QUESTION ON ORDER PAPER DROPPED

L L

William Moore Benidickson

Liberal Labour

Mr. W. M. Benidickson (Kenora-Rainy River):

Mr. Speaker, with the consent of the house I should like to have permission to drop question No. 205 on the order paper.

Topic:   BUSINESS OF THE HOUSE
Subtopic:   QUESTION ON ORDER PAPER DROPPED
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December 18, 1957