March 4, 1968

PC

Mr. Fairweather

Progressive Conservative

1. How much money was budgeted for the CBC/ NFB production Waiting for Caroline?

2. What was the actual cost of the production?

3. What length of time was the film scheduled to take to produce?

4. How long did it actually take?

5. Whom did the National Film Board recommend to direct the production?

6. Who actually did direct the production?

7. Was this person a CBC staff director?

8. Who was the NFB supervising producer of this production?

3. Who was the NFB director of production of this production?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   N.F.B. PRODUCTION "WAITING FOR CAROLINE"
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LIB

Julia Verlyn (Judy) LaMarsh (Secretary of State of Canada)

Liberal

Hon. Judy V. LaMarsh (Secretary of State):

I am informed by C.B.C. and N.F.B. as follows: 1. $319,768.58.

2. Final payments have not yet been made. The indicated total cost is $511,252.36.

3. The original shooting schedule was 9 weeks and 2 days and the original completion schedule was 31 weeks.

4. Actual shooting schedule: 15 weeks.

Actual completion schedule: 29 weeks, 3 days.

5. George Kaczender and Bernard Devlin.

6. Ron Kelly.

7. No.

8. J. W. Hewitson.

9. J. R. Biggs.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   N.F.B. PRODUCTION "WAITING FOR CAROLINE"
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"HOW OUR PARLIAMENTARY RIGHTS WERE WON"

PC

Mr. Diefenbaker

Progressive Conservative

1. Upon what authority was a circular entitled How our Parliamentary rights were won inserted in the issue of the C.B.C. Times dated December 7 to 13?

2. Was the cost of printing of this circular borne in whole or in part by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation?

3. What percentage of moneys received through the order form in this circular will be retained by the C.B.C.?

4. Under what arrangement will moneys collected in this manner be distributed elsewhere and to whom?

Questions

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   "HOW OUR PARLIAMENTARY RIGHTS WERE WON"
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LIB

Julia Verlyn (Judy) LaMarsh (Secretary of State of Canada)

Liberal

Hon. Judy V. LaMarsh (Secretary of State):

I am informed by the C.B.C. as follows: 1. A brochure in support of the sale of a C.B.C. publication entitled "A Man at Westminster", published by the C.B.C. under the authority of section 29.1 of the Broadcasting Act of 1958, appeared in C.B.C. Times for the week of December 2 to 8.

2. Costs of printing the book and supporting publicity material were borne entirely by the corporation.

3. All moneys received, through the use of the order form in the circular, are retained by the C.B.C. to be applied against the costs of production.

4. No other distribution is involved. C.B.C. owns world publication rights in perpetuity.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   "HOW OUR PARLIAMENTARY RIGHTS WERE WON"
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PRINCE ALBERT RADAR LABORATORY- CANADA-U.S. CIVIL DEFENCE AGREEMENT

PC

Mr. Diefenbaker

Progressive Conservative

1. What, if any, agreements have been reached between the government or any agency thereof and any private company or individual for the continued operation of the Prince Albert Radar Laboratory?

2. (a) What are the implications for Canadian sovereignty of the civil defence agreement signed August 8th, 1967, by the United States and Canada (b) what specific provisions have been made for joint operations of services or functions by the two countries in the event that the agreement is activated?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   PRINCE ALBERT RADAR LABORATORY- CANADA-U.S. CIVIL DEFENCE AGREEMENT
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LIB

Julia Verlyn (Judy) LaMarsh (Secretary of State of Canada)

Liberal

Hon. Judy V. LaMarsh (Secretary of Slale):

I am informed by the Departments of National Defence, External Affairs and Defence Production as follows: 1. An agreement has been reached between the Defence Research Board and the Bell Telephone Laboratories Incorporated for the carrying out of a scientific measurement program for a period of six months, or longer. Order in Council P.C. 1968-8/1 dated 4 January 1968 refers.

2. (a) There are no implications for Canadian sovereignty. The agreement provides for consultation and co-operation in civil emergency planning between the two countries. The purpose of this consultation is to ensure that national plans formulated independently by each country are as compatible as is considered desirable and possible by both countries. The agreement does not provide for integrated planning, and the two countries retain national control over their own civil emergency plans, (b) No specific

March 4. 1968

Questions

provisions have been made for joint operations of services or functions by the two countries. The purpose of the agreement is to identify areas of possible civil co-operation in the event of direct attack involving both countries, and to ensure that in such areas, civil emergency plans are compatible.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   PRINCE ALBERT RADAR LABORATORY- CANADA-U.S. CIVIL DEFENCE AGREEMENT
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ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC SERVICE

PC

Mr. Bell (Carleton)

Progressive Conservative

1. Has an advisory committee been established to consider salaries and other terms and conditions of employment of public service employees excluded from collective bargaining units?

2. If so, what are the names, addresses and ordinary occupations of the members of such committee?

3. What, in detail, are the terms of reference of such committee?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC SERVICE
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LIB

Edgar John Benson (President of the Treasury Board)

Liberal

Hon. E. J. Benson (President of the Treasury Board):

1. Yes. The advisory group on executive compensation in the public service.

2. The Honourable J. V. Clyne (chairman), president of MacMillan, Bloedel and Powell River Limited, Vancouver, B.C.; Dr. John Deutsch, principal-designate, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario; Dr, Roger Gaudry, rector of the University of Montreal, Montreal, P.Q.; Mr. Alan Lambert, president of the Toronto-Dominion Bank, Toronto, Ontario; Mr. Marcel Vincent, president of the Bell

Telephone Company of Canada, Montreal, P.Q.

3. To advise the government on-(a) the rates of pay and conditions of employment that should apply to executive personnel in the public service; and (b) the principles that should govern determination of the rates of pay and conditions of employment of other personnel employed in a managerial or confidential capacity in the public service.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC SERVICE
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HOME IMPROVEMENT LOANS

NDP

Mr. Douglas

New Democratic Party

1. What was the total value of requests for home improvement loans in each of the years 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966 and 1967?

2. What amount was granted in each year in each province?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   HOME IMPROVEMENT LOANS
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LIB

Edgar John Benson (President of the Treasury Board)

Liberal

Hon. E. J. Benson (President of ihe Treasury Board):

1. Requests for home improvement loans are submitted by applicants to branches of the chartered banks. The corporation therefore does not have data on the value of such requests.

2. The table following provides the information on the number and amount of home improvement loans approved, by province, in each of the years 1963, 1964, 1965 and 1966. Data for 1967 are not yet available.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   HOME IMPROVEMENT LOANS
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NET HOME IMPROVEMENT LOANS APPROVED UNDER THE NATIONAL HOUSING ACT, BY PROVINCE, 1963-1966


1963 1964 1965 1966Area Number of Loans Amount $000 Number of Loans Amount $000 Number of Loans Amount $000 Number of Loans Amount $000Newfoundland 346 662 343 734 346 770 236 548Prince Edward Island 222 300 222 333 222 336 197 328Nova Scotia 1,459 1,951 1,263 1,788 1,271 2,150 1,166 2,014New Brunswick 694 1,186 689 1,286 709 1,402 778 1,610Quebec 4,107 8,886 4,029 9,341 3,702 8,972 3,118 7,582Ontario 6,320 9,957 5,588 9,651 5,297 9,320 5,217 10,333Manitoba 1,425 2,058 1,091 1,681 939 1,501 852 1,414Saskatchewan 1,085 1,601 1,000 1,593 907 1,493 724 1,271Alberta 2,588 3,795 2,172 3,421 2,055 3,269 2,218 3,670British Columbia .... 3,746 6,261 3,361 6,088 3,363 6,304 3,513 7,112Yukon Territory 17 35 9 21 8 18 10 18Northwest Territories 15 30 33 72 27 54 13 31CANADA 22,024 36,722 19,800 36,009 18,846 35,589 18,042 35,931 March 4, 1968


SINGLE FAMILY DWELLINGS UNDER N.H.A.

NDP

Mr. Douglas

New Democratic Party

1. How many of the new single-family dwellings built under NHA and sold by builders in 1967 were priced (a) under $14,000 (b) $14,000 to $19,999 (c) $20,000 and over?

2. What is the breakdown for these single-family dwellings by province?

3. What is the breakdown for these single-family dwellings in Canada's 18 largest cities?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   SINGLE FAMILY DWELLINGS UNDER N.H.A.
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LIB

Edgar John Benson (President of the Treasury Board)

Liberal

Hon. E. J. Benson (President of the Treasury Board):

1, 2 and 3. The data for 1967 are not yet available.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   SINGLE FAMILY DWELLINGS UNDER N.H.A.
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HOUSING STARTS AND COMPLETIONS, 1967

March 4, 1968