2na. SESSION OF THE 2lst LEGISLATURE OF THE PROVlNdE OF ONTARIO

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THE

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LEGISLATIVE

ASSEMBLY

FIRST

DAY

Torouto, Ontario, Thursday., ; February iB*r'T945,

SPEAKER: Honourable- William J. Stewart, C.B.E.

INDEX

ADDRESS:

His Honour the Lieutenant GoverXior -.

Re In Memory Former Speaker W,D. Black

Re far Situation

Re Education

Re Health

Re Sewage Disposal

Re Public Food Supply

Re Mental Hospitals

Re Cancer

Re Costs of Public Hospitals

Re Public Welfare

Re Department of Labour

Workmen* s compensation Act.

Labour Relations Bo«ird.

Minimum wage Act. Re Agriculture Re Agricultural college Re Stock Yards

Re County Agricultural Committees Re Mining

Re Succession Duties Re Tourist Planiiing Re Game and Fisheries Re Vital Statistics Act Re Assessment Act Re Lands and Forests

Laboratory - - Sault Ste. Marie Re Highways Re Public Works Re Hydro

Re Securities' Act Re Election Act

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Re Safety in Pubjlc Halls 20

Re Planning and Development 20

Re Flood Control 21

Re Ontario civil Service gl

Re Domiiiion-Proviricial Conference 22

Re Public Accounts 22

Return from General Election - 1943 - 22

Introduction of: "An Act to Provide for the voting of Active Service Voters at a General Election to the Assembly"

- Mr. Blackwell - 23

First Reading 23

Select Standing Committees 24 Re Tabling of Public Accounts - year ended

March 31,1944 -- 24

8e Absentees from the Chaiaber - Ml*. Drew 25

- lir. Jolliffe 26

Re Guard of Honour - Mr. Drew 25

ADJOURNMENT 26

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THB LSGIS L A T I V E AS S E M B L Y

SECOND DAY

Toronto, Ontario, Friday, February 16^ 1945.

SPEAKER: Honourable William J.Stewart, C.B.E.

INDEX

Tabling Report of Committees re Active Service Election Act, the Voters* List Act and

Election Act - Mr. Blackwell ^

Re Working of committee S7

Explanation of House Position - Mr. Alles 28

Explanation of House position - Mr. Hancock 30

A D J C U R N M E M T 38

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T H

LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY

I I iiT I ' I I I

THIRD DAY

Toronto, Ontario, Monday, February 19,1945,

SPEAICER: Honourable William J. Stewart, C.B.B*

I ^ D E X

Petitions

corporation of Corporation of Corporation of Corporation of Corporation of

of parrie of Welland of Ottawa o f Woodstock of Peterboroui

Town

City

City

City

City Incorporate^ Synod of the Diocese of

Niagara Corporation of City of Kingston Evangelical Lutiieran Seminary of Canada Corporation of city of St. Thomas Corporation of city of Pt . Arthur Sacred Heart College of Sudbury Kingsboro club

Corporation of Township of Crowland Corporation of City of Toronto (2) Corporation of village of Swansea

Re Stenographic Report Qf Debates a^id proceedings

Select Committee re Library

Select Committee re Art '

Select Committee re Select Standing Committees

Introduction of: "An Act to Adend the Mefltal Hospitals Act" - Mr. Vivian First Reading Explanation

Introduction of : Protection Act" Explanation First Reading

"An Act to Amend - Mr. Vivian

the Children's

33 33

33 33 33 34

34 34

34

34

34

34

34

34

34

34

34 35 36

38

38 38

38

39 39

39

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Toronto, Ontario Monday, February 19, 1945.

Introduction of : "An Act Territorial Division Act" First Beading Explanation

to Amend the - Mr. Thompson

Introduction of: "An Act to Amend the Surveys Act - 1945" - Mr. Thompson First Reading

Motion to adjourn for Urgent Busine*,s

Re Distribution of Fuel - Mr

39 39 39

39 39

39

Mr. Jolliffe

40

Mr. Thornberry

Miss Macphail

43

Mr. Dennison

44

Mr. Salsberg

45

Mr. Drew

47

51

55

Mr. Brown

50

Mr. L.L. Robinson

(Waterloo south)

51

Mr. Frost

52

Mr. Hepburn (Elgin)

54

60

Mr. Mitchell

56

Mr. Riggs

56

Mr. Connor

57

Mr. MacLeod

58

BILL NO. 25: "An Act to Provide for the Voting of Active service voters at a General Election to the Assembly - Mr. Blackwell

SECOND READING 61

Explanation - Mr. Blackwell 61 correspondence - Mr, Blackwell - Mr.McLarty 63

New Sub-section 3 to Section 2 68

Mr. jolliffe 69

Mr. Grummet t 74

ADJOURNMENT

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Toronto, Ontario, Tuesday, February 20, 1945.

SPEAKER: Honourable William J. Stewart, C.B.E.

INDEX

Introduction o^ Act: "The Voters' List Act, 1945'» 76

FIRST READING 76

Introduction of Act: "The Election Act, 1946" 76

i'lRST READING 76

Explanation - Mr. Blackwell 77

Re Movement of Tobacco 77 Re correspondence - old Age Pensions - Mr. MacLeod 78

Mr. Drew 78

i^uestion of Privilege - Mr. Hepburn 79

Welcome to Five Royal Kaval officers - Mr. Drew 81

Mr. jolliffe 88

Resuming the adjourned Debate on the Motion for the consideration of the Speech of the

Hon. the Lieutexiant Governor 82

Motion to accept - Mr. Margin 82

Record of Administration 83

world Wa? 83

Empire Air Training Scheme 85

Agriculture 87

union stock Yards 90

Labour 91

Niagara Parks commission 92

Health 93

Welfare 95

Highways 96

Plaining and Development 98

Provincial secretary 99

Motion Seconded - Mr. Scott 101

Education 101

Succession Duties 103

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Toronto, Ontario, Tuesday .February 20, 1945.

Mning 103

Travel and Publicity Bureau 104

Game and Fisheries 104

Tourist Trade 105

Lands and Forests 106

Debate Adjourned - Mr. Jolliffe 109

ADJOURNMENT

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THg LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY

P I F T H DA Y

Toronto, Ontario, Wednesday, February Z\, 1945.

SPEAKER: Honourable williaiji J. Stewart, C.B.E.

INDEX

Appointment Mr. Reynolds (Leeds) Chairman Committees

of Whole House 135

Introduction of: "Act to Amend the countiliss

'Reforestation Act'" - Mr. "Kiompson 136

First Reading 136

Explanation 137

Introduction of: "Act to Amend 'Crown Timber Act' "

Mr. Thompson 136

Finei Reading 136

Explanation 136

Introduction of; "Act Respecting Forest Engineers"

Mr. Tnompson 137

First Reading 137

Explanation 137

Question of Privilege - Mr. Gruffimett 137

Q,uestion of Privilege - Mr, Belanger 138

House in committee 140

Bill 25: "An Act to Provide for the Voting of Active service Voters at a Geijeral Election to tl^e Assembly* - Mr. Blackwell 140 Amendments - Mr. Blackwell 141

X46 147 151 154 156

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Toronto, Ontario, Wednesday, February 21,

1945.

Mr. Jolliffe 144

148

149,152

Mr. Hepburn (Elgin) 145

Mr. Laurie r 144

Mr* Grummett 1^6

BILL 25 Reported 157

The House Resumes 157

BILL NO. 26: «An Act to Amend the Meotfil Hospitals

Act" - Mr. Vivian 157

Explanation - Mr. Vivian 158

SECOND READlNa: - 158

BILL NO. 27: «An Act to Amend the Children's

Protection Act" - Mr. Vivian 158

Explanftion - Mr. Vivia^ 158

SECOND READING: - 159

BILL NO. 28: "An Act to Amend the Territorial

Division Act" - Mr. Thompson 159

Explanation 159

SECOND HEADING: - 159

BILL NO. 29 : "^ Act Amend the Surveys' Act"

- Mr . Thompson 160

Explanation 160

SECOND READING; - 160

Mr. Murray 160

Mr. Mitchell 161

Mr. Thorapscin 161

Discussion as to Procedure 161

ADJOURNMENT 163

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T HE L E GISLATIVE ASSEMBLY

SIXTH DAY

Toronto, Ontario Thursday, February 22, 1945.

SPEAKER: Honourable William J. Stewart, C.B.E,

INDEX

Personnell of committees:

Printings and Elections

Education

Private Bills

Standing Orders

Public Accourits

Printing

Municipal Law

Legal Bills

Agriculture and Colonization

Fish and Game

Labour

164 165 165 166 166 167 167 167 168 168 169

Introduction of: "Act to Amend Damages by Fumes

Arbitration Acf - Mr. Frost 169

Explanation - Mr. Frost 169

FIRST READING 170 Introduction of: "Act to Amend The Public Works

Act" - Mr. Doucett 170

Explanation - Ml" . Doucett 170

FIRST READING 170 Introduction of : "Act to repeal the political

Constitutions Act" - ^.

- Mr. Blackwell 170

Explanation - Mr. Blackwell 170

FIRST READING 170 Introduction of: "Act to Amend the Judicature Act"

- Mr. Blackwell 171

FIRST READING 171

Welcome to Colonel zabotin - Mr. Drew 171

Mr. Hepburn (Elgin) 171

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Toronto, Ontario, Thursday .February 22, 1945.

Re Family Allowances - Mr. Drew 172

Re Dominion-Provincial Conference - Mr. Drew 175

Re Letter Frost to King September 21, 1944 176

Re Telegram Drew to King February 14, 1945 178

Reply: Clerk Privy Council to Drew 231

Re Social Service Agencies - Mr. Drew 180

Mr. Hepburn (Elgin) 181

Mr. MacLeod 191

Resuming the Adjourned Debate on the Motion for the Consideration of the Speech of the Hon, the

Lieutenant Governor 193

Mr. Jo 11 if fe 1^3

World conditions 1 year ago 194

Responsibility of Governments 196

Re policy of Government 198

Re Family Allowances 199 Re Attitude of Opposition to

Government 201

Twenty -Two Points - General 202 1st of 22 Points re British

Institutions, etc., 203 2nd of 22 Points re co-operation

with Dominion 207 3rd of 22 Points re Legislative

Support of Industry 209

4th of 22 Points re Agriculture 212

Labour 218

Mines 222 Forest Resources

Commission 225 8th of 22 Points re Ontario Housing

commission 227

Discussion re procedure - Mr. Drew 227

- Mr.jolliffe 228

ADJOURNMENT 229

5th

of

22

Points

re

6th

of

22

Points

re

7th

of

22

Points

re

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THE LEGIS LlA TIVE ASSEMBLY

SEVENTH DAY

Toronto,Ontario, Friday, February 23,1945,

SPEAKER: Honourable William J. Stewart, C.B.B.

INDEX

Introduction of: "Act to Amend the Municipal Act"

- Mr. Bennett 230

Explanation 230

FIRST READING 231

Introduction of: "Act to Amend the Public

Utilities Act" - Mr,., qonuor 231

Explanation 231

FIRST READING 231

Dominion-Provincial Conference 231

Letter - Clerk Privy Couincil to Mr. Drew 230

Celebration 100th anniversaly Founding Order of

Grey Nuns of the Cross - Mr. Belanger 232

House adjourned in matter of urgent public

importance

Re Family Allowances

Re Workmen's Compensation - Re Arthur Me Ian con

235

Mr.

MacLeod

235

Mr.

Sa Isberg

23a

Mr.

lioberts

241

Mr.

Dennison

241

Mr.

Hepburn (Elgin)

244

Mr.

Hancock

249

Mr.

Hancock

250

Mr.

L.G. Robinson

(Waterloo South)

252

Miss Macphail

257

Mr.

Williams

259

Mr.

Mitchell

265

Mr.

Arnott

267

Mrs.

. Luckock

268

Mr.

Nixon

2 71

Mr.

Drew

272

Mr.

Jolliffe

273

ADJOURNMENT

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TH3 LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY

EIGHTH DAY

fkDTOiito, On'tario, .Monday, February 26, 1945 .

SPEAKER: Honourable William J. Stewart, G.B.E.

: INDEX

Petitions:

The, corporation of the City of Peterborough

295

The Corporation of the City of London

295

The corporation of the Township of Stamford

295

Labour Legislatioxj: (Questions re - Mr. salsberg

2 96

S9 7

Mr. Drew

296

Introduction -of : "The Securities' Act - 1945"

- Mr. Blackwell

298

Explanation .'. Mr. Blackwell

298

FIRST READING

298

Re Thos. H.:Hogg, Director, Executor Company -

Chartered Trust and Mr. Jolliffa

Introduction of: "Act Respecting prospecting Syndicat Having a Capital Not jBxceeding |10,000." -Mr. Blackwe Explanation - Mr. Blackwell

FIRST READING House adjourned -to discuss matter of Public Importanc

Re Family Allowances

Re

Mr.

Mr

Mr

Mr,

Mr

Drew

Anderson

Belanger . Jolliffe

Frost committee

Grummet t

Paymaster Disaster

Persoxinel of Investigatiiig

Mr

The House Resumes

BILL NO. 25: "Act to Provide for Voting of Active Service Voters at a general election to the Assembly"

Mr. Blackwell THIRD READING

302

es

11 303 303 303

303 304 309 311 314 316 325 326 326

327

327 327

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Toronto, Ontario,

Monday, February 26, 1945.

House in Committee 327 BILL NO. 26: "Act to Amend Mental Hospitals Act"

- Mr. Vivian 32 7 Bill Reported 327 BILL ISO. 27: "Act to Amend the Children's Protection Act" - Mr. Vivian ' 32 7

- Mr. Dennison 327

Mr. Vivian 328

329

Mr. jolliffe 329

Bill Reported 329 BILL NC. 28: "Act to Amend the Territorial Districts

Act" - Mr. Thompson 330

Explanation - Mr. Thompson 330

Bill Reported 330

BILL NO. 29: "Act to Amend the Surveys Act"

- Mr. Thompson ^ 330 Bill Reported ' 331 The House Resumes

BILL NO. 30: "The Voters' List Act - 1945"

- Mr. Blackwell 331 Explanation Mr. Blackwell 331

332

334

Mr. Jollifre 332

336

340

Mr. Denniisfrn 333

336 SECON'D READING 341

BILL NO. 31: "The Election Act - 1945" 341

Bill Stands 342

BILL NO. 32: "Act to Amend the Counties' Reforestation Act**,.- Mr. Thompson . 342

Explanation - Mr. Thompson 342

Mr. Dennison 343

Mr. Dunbar 343

Mrs. Luckock 343

SECOND PSADING 344

BILL I-JU. 33: "An Act ''to Amend theCrown Timber Act"

- Mr'. Thompson 344 Explanation - Mr. Thompson . 344

349

Mr. Murray 344

Mr. Hunt 347

Mr. Smith 348

SECO.ND READING 350

BILL'NO'. 34: "Act Respecting Forest Enginiers*

- Mr'i Thompson 350 Explanation - Mr. Thompson 350.

Mr . Harvey 350

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SECOND READING

Toronto, Ontario, Monday, February 26, 1945,

Mr.

warren

350

Mr.

Arnott

351

Mr.

Salsberg

352

Mr.

Blackwell

355

Mr.

Webster

357

Mr.

Murray

359

Mr.

jolliffe

360

Mr.

Hancock

362 394

ADJOURNMENT 364

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THE LEGISLATIVE AS S E M B L Y

M I N T H DAY

Toronto, Ontario, Tuesday, Fftbruary 27,1945

SPEAKER: Honourable William J. Stewart, C.B.E.

INDEX

Petitions

corporation of Township of Stamford 380

Ontario Music Teacheirs' Association 380 Reports

let Report - Committee on Stauding Orders 380 Final Report - Committee re Development and

Processing Lignite Deposits in Ontario 383

Introduction of; "Act Respecting City of St. Thomas"

- Mr. Hepburn (Elgin) 393

FIRST READING 393 Introduction of:"A0t Respecting city of Ottawa

Separate School Board" - Mr. Laurier 394

FIRST READING 394 Introduction of: "Act Respecting City of Welland"

- Mr. Brown 394 FIRST READING 394 Introduction of: "Act Respecting Evangelical Lutheran Seminary of Canada" - Mr. Cook 394 FIRST READING 394

Introduction of: "Act Respecting Synod of the Diocese

of Niagara " - Mr. Robeits ' 394

FIRST READING 394

Introduction of: "Act Respecting the City of Woodstock"

- Mr. Dent 394 FIRST READING 394 Introduction of: "Act Respecting the Town of Barrie"

- Mr. McDonald 394 FIRST READING 395

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Introduction of: "Act to Amend the Municipal Act"

- Mr. Belemger Explanation - Mr. Belanger FIRST READING

Re incorporation of Social Clubs - Mr. Belanger

Mr. Dunbar

BILL NO. 26: "Act to Amend Mental Hospitals Act"

- Mr . Vivian * THIRD READING

BILL NO. 27: "Act to Amend the Children's Protection

Act" - Mr, Vivian

THIRD READING

BILL NO. 28; "Act to Amend the Territorial Districts

Act" - Mr. Thompson

THIRD READING

BILL NO. 29: "Act to Amend the Surveys' Act"

- Mr . Thompson THIRD READING

BILLS NO. 25 to 29 INCLUSIVE assented to by His Honour the Lieutenant Governor Resuming the Adjourned Debate on the Motion the Consideration of the Speech of the Hon. Lieutenant Governor

8th of 22 points re Housing commission -Mr. Jolliffe 9th of 22 Points re Reduction in Real Estate

Taxation 10th of 22 Points re Education 11th of 22 Points re Medical, Dental and Health

Care for Children Post war Plans Hydro Electric Beclamation of Land Eliminating Duplication, of Taxes Civil Service - Rights of Citizens Mothers' Allowance - Old Age

Pensions Fuel, Milk, etc. Priority of Employment for Armed Services

Protection for Ex-Service Men Social Security

for

the

12th 13th 14th 15 th 16th 17 th 18th

19th 20 th

of of of of of of of

of of

22 22 22 22 22 22 22

22 22

Points Points Po in t s Points Po in t s Po in ts Points

points Points

re re re re re re re

re re

21st

22nd

of of

22 22

re re

Po in t s

Poixits Dominion Provincial Conference Re Education Re Agriculture Re Labour Legislation

Re Dissatisfaction with Government's Actions Re amendment to Motion re Speech from the x^irone

Mr . Drew Re Minority Government Re alleged arrogaiice

395 395 395 395 397 396 399

399 399

400 400

400 400

400 400

401

402

405 413

415 421 424 425 42 7 428 430

431 431

432 432 433 434 445 445 445 446 449 450 450 451

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Re War-Time Election 452

Re National Unity 453

Re Civil Service 454

Re Inter-provixicial co-operation 456

Re Labour Progressive advertisements 457

Re Dominion-Provincial Conference ^ 466

ADJOURNMENT 467

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THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBL Y

TENTH DAY

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Toronto, Ontario Wednesday, February S,

19 45.

SPEAKER: Honourable William J. Stewart, C.B.E.

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Petition's:

of Branch 51 Canadian Legion, B.E.S.L. 475

of Ontario Music Teachers' Association ^ 475

Acceptance of Amendment - Mr. Speaker 475

Re committee on Labour Relations - Mr. Drew 476

Mr. Salsberg 478

■'■ Mr. Williams 479

500

Mr. Salsberg 481

Mr . Hepburn 491

Mr, Daley 493

R* Laboiar Relations Board - Mr. Williams 50 5

Mr. Frost 509

Mr. Alles 516

>, Mr. Anderson 518

Mr. L.E.Black'well SO

Mr. Jolliffe 522

Mr . Riggs 524 Introduction of: "Act Respect in g>the Sacred Heart

College, Sudbury" - Mr. B.H. Carlin 526

FIRST READING , 526

Introduction of: "Bill to Incorporate the Kingsmere

Club - Mr. Mitchell 526

Explanation 526

FIRST READIKG 526 "Telegram" Editorial re |2,000.00 Sessional indemuiity

- Mr . MacLeod >■ 526

Mr.G.D. Mitchell 527 Re Accident at Paymaster Mine - Toronto Daily Star,

February 2 7th, 1945 - Mr'. A. William* 527

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Toronto, Ontario, Wednesday, February 28,1945.

investigation at Paymaster Mine - Mr. Frost 530

Mr. MacLeod 536

Mr, Roberts 538

ADJOURNMENT 540

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THE LEGISLATIVE AS 3 EMB L Y

ELEVENTH DAY

Toronto, Ontario Thursday, March 1, 194 5,

SPEAKER: Honourable William J. Stewart, C.B.E.

INDEX

Petitions

of Branch 51 Canadian Legion B.B.S.L. 550 Introduption of: "An Act to Amend the Public Health

Act" - Mr. Vivian 550

Explanation - Mr. Vivian 550

551 Introduction of: "Act Begarding Housing standards"

- Mr. Dennison 551

Explanation 551

FIRST READING 551

"Canadian Tribune" March 3rd^ 1945T-Mr. Anderson 552

Mr .W. Dennison 553

Mr. Belanger 555

Mr. F.W. warren 556

Re Pay for Cbani-ng Staff - Mr. Salsberg 557

The House in Committee 560

Re Bill NO. 30: The Voters* Lists Act, 1945. 560 Re BILL NO. 32: "An Act to Amend the County's

Reforestation Act" ' 575

BILL NO. 32 Reported 576 Re BILL NO . 33: "An Act to Amend the Crown Timber

Act" 576

Bill Reporte^l 578 Ite Bill No. 36: "An Act to Amend the Public Works

Act" - Mr. Doucett 578

The House Resumed 578 BILL NO. 31; "The Eleetion Act, 1945"

Mr. Blackwell 579

Mr. Roberts 578 - A

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Toronto, Ontario, Thursday, March 1,1945.

Mr. aE. Leavens 591

Mr. Riggs 595

Mr. Nixon 595

Mrs. Luckock 597

Mr. Casselman 597

Mr. Blackwell 597

Mr. Hancock 599

Re BILL NO. 37: "An Act to Repeal the political

Contributions Act" - Mr. Blackwell ' 600

SECOND READING 601

Re BILL NO. 31: "Aii Act to Amend the Judicature Act"

- Mr. Blackwell 601 SECOND READING 601 Re BILL NO. 42: "An Act Respecting Prospecting Syndicates Having a capital Not Exceeding 110,000.00"

- Mr. Blackwell ^01 BILL NO. 42 STANDS 602 Resuming adjourned debate on the Amendment to the

Motion for the Consideration of the Speech of the

Honourable Lieutenant Governor Mr. Drew 60 2

Re Post-war standards 603

Re Canadian Exports 603

Re Scientific Research 604

ADJOURNMENT 610

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TH^ LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY

TWELFTH DAY

Toronto, Ontario, Friday, March 2,1945

SPEAKER: Honourable William J. Stewart, C.B.3.

INDEX

Introduction of: "An Act to Amend ttB Public Hospital

Act" - Mr. Vivian 630

E:?)lanation - Mr. Vivian 630

FIRST READING 631

Introduction of: "An Act to Amend the Workmen's

Compensation Act" - Mr. Daley 631

Explanation - Mr. Daley 631

FIRST READING 631

Re Report of commission of Agricultural inquiry

Mr. Jolliffe 632

Mr. Drew 633 Re Glove and Mail 3/2/45 - re "Hydro Alleged

Financing Unions" - Mr. Salsberg 633

Mr. Challies 63§

Re BILL NC . 52: "An Act to Amend the Counties* Re- forestation Act" - Mr. Thompson 637 THIRD READING 638

Re BILL NO. 23: "An Act to Amend the Crown Timber Act"

- Mr. Thompson 638 THIRD READING 638

Re BILL NO. 36: fAn Act to Amend the Public Works' Act"

- Mr. Doucett 638 THIRD READING 638

Hous* in Committee v

Re: "An Act Respecting Forest Engineers" - Mr. Thompson 658

643

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Toroiito, Ontario, Friday, March 2,1945.

The Bill Stands

Ret "The Election Act" - Mr. Amendmeiit thereto

Section 16 Stands

Re: Lowering Age of (Qualification

Section 17 Stands

Mr.

Blackwell

639

Mr.

Alles

640

Mr.

Overall

641 643

Blackwell

643

Mr.

Leavens

643

Mr.

Salsberg

644

Mr.

Vivian

644

Mr.

Blackwell

645 647

Mr.

Connor

646

648

ion

Mr.

MacLeod

648

Mr.

Jolliffe

651

Mr.

Anderson

655

Mr.

Riggs

655

Mr.

Casselman

656

Mr.

Belanger

657

Mr,

L.G.Robin son

(Waterloo South)

669

Mr.

Murdo ch

660

Mr.

Salsberg

661

Mr.

Oliver

662

Mr.

Blackwell

664 667

The House Resumes

W7

ADJOURNMENT

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THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY

THIRTEENTH DAY

Toronto, Ontario, Monday, March 5, 1945.

SPE^iKEH: Honourable William J. Stewart, G.B.E.

INDEX -V

Petitions

Of the Corporation of the Town of Paris 680

Of the Corporation of the Township of Teck 680

Re "An ^ct to amend the Municipal House Services Act,

1944" - Mr. Dennison 680

Explanation-Mr. Dennison 681

First Heading 681

Re "An Act to apiend the Marriage Act" Mr. Strange 681

Explanation Mr. Strange 681

First Reading 681

Tabled:

Return re governmental employees - Mr. Dunbar 682

iieturn re Fire Insurance Mr. Dunbar 682

Report - Liquor Control Board -

year ended March 31,1*44 Mr. Dunbar 682. 24th xinnual Report - Public Service Superannuation

Board for year cnaed March 31,1944 Mr. Dunbar 682 Report of Board of Governors University of

Toronto - Mr. Dunbar 682

Oruers in Council under Guarantee Cdfapanies Security Act and Section 70 of Judicature

ACt - - Mr. Dunbar 682

Orders in Council pertaining to Department

of Education - Mr. Dunbar 682

Re VJornen waitresses in Beer Parlors - Mr. Alles 602.

Re Discharged Workmen - Mr. Mitchell 682

- Mr. Daley 685 Re Discrimini^tion in Beer Supplies - Mr. Riggs 684

- Mr. Webster 685 Re Return to House of Hon. Mr. Kennedy- Mr. Jolliffe 687

- Mr. BlBftkwell 687 - Mr. Hepburn (Elgin) 687

- Mr. MacLeod 688

- Mr. Kennedy 688

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Toronto, Ontario Monday, March 5, 194 5

Bill Number 41 "Tlie Securities Aet 1945 -

Mr. Blackwell 688

Explanation - Mr. Blacicwell 688

Report of Mining Commission 699

flecommendations 699

Brokers Eegistered 703

Tiie Bill Stands 723

ADJOURNMENT 724

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THE L£GISLATIV t ■^. ASSEMBLY

f ' ' ' ■' ' ' I I . I T «i I I

FOURTEENTH DAY

Toronto, Ontario, Tuesday, Mjarch 6, 19 45.

SPEAKER! Honourable William J. Stewart, C.B.E.

INDEX

Reports

1st report by committee on private Bille 740

2nd report by Committee on Standing Orders 741 Introduction of* "Act to Amend the Hours of work and

Vacations with Pay Act, 1944 '^ - Mr. Williams 742

Explanation 742

FIRST READIi^J 742 introduction of: "Act Respecting The Royal Ottawa

Sanitorlum" - Mr. Laurier 743

FIRST READING 743 Introduction of: "Act Respecting the Township of

CrOwland" - Mr. Brown 743

FIRST READING 743 Introduction of: "Act to Amend the venereal Diseaises'

Prevention Act - 194E" - Mr. Strange 743

FIRST READING 743 Introduction of: "An Act Respecting the Canadian Legion

of the B.E.S. L. Branch 51" - Mr. Overall 743

Explanation _ 743

FIRST READING 743 Introduction of: "Act Respecting the City of Peterborough"

- Mr. Scott 744

FIRST READING 744 Introduction of: "An Act Respecting the City of port

Arthur" - Mr. F.O. Robinson 744

FIRST READING 744 Introduction of: "An Act to Araer.d the Public Health

Act" - Mr. Dennison 744

Explanation 744

FIRST READING 744

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Toronto, Ontario, Tuesday, March 6, 1945.

introduction of: "Act to Amend the Public Health Act"

- Mr. F.O. Robinson 745

Explanation 745

FIRST READING 745

Introduction of : "An Act Respecting the City of

Kingston" - Mr. H.A. Stewart 745

FIRST READir^G 745

Introduction of: "An Act Respecting Peterborough

Civic Hospital" - Mr. Sa> tt 746

FIRST READING 746

Introduction of: "An Act Respecting the Village of

Swansea" - Mr. Millard 746

FIRST READING 746

Re Public Works Employees

Mr. Doucett 747

Mr. Daley 748 Resuming adjourned debate on the Amendment to the Motion for the Coiisideration of the Speech of the

Honourable Lieutenant Governor - Mr. Drew 748

Re British Institutions 749

Re Government's Present Position 750

Re Dominion-Provincial conferen-ce 753

Re Readjustment of Taxing Power 757

Re Immigration 757

Re Air Transportation 759

Re Educational Program 760

Re Educational Grants 761

Re Re-orgaxiization of Department 763

Re Director of Guidance 764

Re institute of Mining 765

Re Director of physical an.d Health Education 765

Re cadet Training 765

Re Religious Education 767

Re Ontario House 770

Mr. M.F. Hepburn - (Elgin) 776

Re Remarks of Move of Motion 776

Re Australian Situation -^ 783

Re Natioual Unity 784

Re Relief Delegation 785

Re Kirkland Lake Strike 787

Re Sirois Report 790

Re Collective Bargaining 791

Re Ontario House 791

Re Immigration -'''"^ 792

Re Address - Hon. Mr. Drew, August 9th, 194 4 797

Re Religious Education in Schools 798

Re Optometry Act 799

Re Sub Amendment to Amendment to Motion 802

ADJOURNMENT 805

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THE LEqiSLATIVE ASSEMBLY

FIFTEteNTH DAY

Toronto, Ontario, Wednesday, March 7, 1945,

SPEAKER: Honourable William J. Stewart, C.B.E,

INDEX

Motion to Kesolve House into Comiaittee of Supply

Mr. Fro&t - 806

Explanation - Mr. Frost 806

- Ut* Jolliffe 807

- Mr. Hepburn! Elgin) 807

- Mr, Drew 808 The Motion being put, the Houee divided 809

Introduction of: "An Act to Authorize the Appointment

of an Ontario Fuel Commission" - Mr. Dennison 812

Explanation - Mr. Dennison 812

- Mr. Nixon 812 FIH3T READING 812

Introduction of: "An ACt Respecting the Ontario

Music Teachers' Association" - Mr. Martin 812

FIRST READING 812

Introduction of :"An Act to Amend the Municipal

xiCt" - Mr. Anderson 813

Explanation - Mr. Anderson 813

FIRST READING 813

Introduction of: "An Act to Amend the ijog Tax

and Live Stock Protection ACt" - Mr. Doucett 813

1Expi«na^ifcc«u - Mr. Doucett 814

- Mr. Mitchell 814 FIRST READING 813

Introduction of: "An ACt to Authorize the Corporation of the City of Toronto to Plan and Zone the

Municipality" - Mr. Roberts 813

FIRST READING 814

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Toronto, Onljario, Wednesday, l\iarch 7, 1945.

Introduction of; Toronto" FIHST READING Introduction of: Labour xict" FIHoT HEADING Introduction of:

FIriST HEADING Introduction of:

Explanation FIRST READING

"An Act Respecting the City of

- Mr. Roberts

"An Act to Amend the Statute

- l&Tt Douc«tt

"An Act to Confirm Tax Sales"

- Mi". Dunbar

"An Act to Amend the Bees Act"

- Mr. Doucett

- Mr. Doucett

Re Legality of Motion re Budget -

Re Votes and Proceedings - 1943 Re Votes ana Proceedings - 1942

- Mr. Hepburn

- Mr. Jolliffe

- Mr. Belanger

- Mr. MacLeod

- Mr. Jolliffe

- Mr. Drew

- Mr. Hepburn

- Mr. Belanger

- Mr .Thornberry

- MTt Salsberg

- Ut , Hepburn

- Mr. Mitchell

- Mr. Grummett

- Mr. Overall Ruling on Motion - Mr. Speaker Appeal From Ruling - Mr. Hepburn The Motion on the Appearl being put the Ho^se Divided Resuming adjourned debate on Motion for Second Reading of BILL NO. 41 "The Securities Act - 1945"

- Mr. Blackwell

- Mr. Jolliffe

Motion to refer Bill to Coramittie on Legal Bills -

- Mr. Jolliffe

- Mr. Blackwell

- Mr. Acres

~ Mr. Blackwell The Bill Stands

814

814 815

815 815

815 815 615

816 817 818

821

824 825 826 827 828 829 860 864 869 870 873 829 829 830

832 855 857

860 866 867 868 877

ADJOURNMENT

878

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THE L E Gl S LATIVE ASSEMBLY

SIXTEENTH DAY

Toronto, Ontario, Thursday, March 6, 1945.

SPEAKER: Honourable William J. Stewart, C.B.E.

INDEX

Introduction of: "An Act to Amend the Optometry Act"

- Mr. Hepburn (Elgin) 879

Explanation - Mr. Hepburn (Elgin) 879

FIRST READING 879

introduction of "An Act to Enable Municipalities to Establish Community Planning »d Housing Authorities' - Mr . Warren FIRST READING

880 880

Introduction of: "An Act to Engineers' Act" - Mr. Scott Explanation - Mr. Scott FIRST READING

Amend the Professional

880 880 880

Introduction of : "An Act to Provide for the Relief of Persons who have Substantial Impairment by Illness or Unemployment or any other Cause Beyond their control with Respect to Their Homes " - Mr . warren 881

Motion Stands 881

Introduction of : "An Act to Amend the Public Trustees

Act" - Mr. Blackwell 881

Explanation - Mr. Blackwell ' 881

FIRST READING 881

Introduction of - Mr . Frost Explanation FIRST READING -

"An Act to Amend the Mining Act"

882 888

882

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Toronto, Ontario, Thursday, March 8, 1945.

Introduction of: "An Act to Amend the Evidence Act"

- Mr. Blackwell 882

FIRST READING 882

Re Fire in Parliament Buildings - Mr. Doucett 882

■Motion to Adjourn on Matter of Urgency - Mr. jolliffe 883

Re Labour Relations Board - Mr. Jolliffe 883

Mr. Daley 889

Mr. salsberg 901

Mr. Millard 908

Mr. Leavens 913

Mr. Qarlin 914

Mr. Blackwell 915

Mr. Hepburn (Elgin) 918

Mr. Williams 918

Mr. Drew 927

Resuming Adjourned Debate on the Sub Amendment to the

Amendment to the Motion for the Consideration of the

Spftech of the Honourable Lieutenant Governor 929

Mr. MacLeod 929

Re Fire in parliament Building 929

Re Minister of Planning and Development -Mr .Porter 930

Re Minister without Portfolio - Mr. Webster 930

Re Congratulations to Move and Seconder 931

Re Changes in war Situation 933

Re World Trade Union Conference 935

Re Extracts from Canadian Forum 9 36

Re Post-war Markets 941

Re New Zealand socialism 94£

Re Regina Speech by Mr. Jolliffe 947

Re Legislative Situation in Ontario - 1944 949

Debate Adjourned 952

ADJOURNMENT 952

THE LEGISLATIVE A38BMBL Y

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SEVENTEENTH DAY

Toronto, Ontario Friday, Maj:ch 9, 194 5.

SPEAKER: Honourable William J. Stewart, C.B.E.

INDEX

House in Committee of Supply

BUDGET - Hon. Mr. Frost (Provincial Treasurer) 953

He Dominion Provincial Relations 954

Re Details Tax Burden Shift 957

-"tfte Education - Grants for 957

Re Powers of Province to raise money 962

Re Change in Real Estate Taxation 962

Re Conservation and Flood Control 964

Re Hydro Developments 965

Re Servicing Public Debt 965

Statement - Funded Debt 968

Public Financing 969

Business for Year ended torch