April 5, 1916 (12th Parliament, 6th Session)


Mr. BLONDIN: (Minister of Mines; Secretary of State of Canada)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. $1,265,752.92 actually paid in, including $500,000 from the Ontario Government. Theie may have been additional amounts subscribed for this purpose, hut afterwards utilized by the donors for other patriotic purposes.
2. $1,265,752.92 including $500,000 from the Ontario Government.
3. No, 'but it is the intention of the Government to apply to the purchase of machine guns the moneys which have been subscribed and paid in for that purpose.
4. 5, 6 and 7. It is not in the public interest to give this information at this time.

Subtopic:   MACHINE GUNS.
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