March 26, 1941 (19th Parliament, 2nd Session)

CCF

Mr. GILLIS:

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

1. What was the cost of the site for the airport located at Sydney, Nova Scotia?
2. From whom was the site purchased?
3. Was the land where this airport is located originally crown land?
4. If so, to whom was it sold or transferred? Mr. POWER:
Provincial crown lands, 670 acres...$ 670 00
Militia rifle range, 312 acres (transferred) 1 00
Dominion Coal Co., half interest
192-5 acres 721 88
Mary and Sarah Wallace, i interest
192-5 acres 481 25
Note.-One-sixth interest in this tract has been expropriated but no owner can be found and therefore no money has been paid for it.
John Gillis, guardian of the person of Peter Gillis, unsound mind, \ interest 38-4 acres 72 00
Peter Gillis, Michael Gillis, John Gillis, Katy Ann Gillis, heirs of M.
Gillis, J interest 38-4 acres 216 00
Daniel McMillan right of way 6-08 acres 60 00
Total $2,222 13
use OF IRISH PORTS AND BASES AS A PROTECTION TO EMPIRE SHIPPING

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   SYDNEY, N.S., AIRPORT
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