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:®
EEPOET
OF  THE
Comptroller-Gene r al
OF   THE   PROVINCE   OF
BRITISH COLUMBIA
1940-1941
PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF THE "AUDIT ACT,'
CHAPTER 19, R.S.B.C. 1936
PRINTED  BY
AUTHORITY OF THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY.
VICTORIA,  B.C. :
Printed by Charles F. Banfield, Printer to the King's Most Excellent Majesty.
1940.
H=
=®  To His Honour Eric Werge Hamber,
Lieutenant-Governor of the Province of British Columbia.
May it please Your Honour :
The undersigned has the honour to present to Your Honour statements of
the Comptroller-General pursuant to the provisions of the " Audit Act," chapter
19, R.S.B.C. 1936.
Respectfully submitted.
JOHN HART,
Minister of Finance.
Department of Finance,
Victoria, 4th November, 1940. Victoria, 4th November, 1940.
Hon. John Hart,
Minister of Finance.
Sir,—I have the honour to submit for the information of the Legislative
Assembly, pursuant to the provisions of the " Audit Act," chapter 19, R.S.B.C.
1936, as follows :—
(A.)   Statement of Treasury Board Overrulings (section 35).
(B.)   Statement of Expenditures on Services which have exceeded their
Appropriations (clause (&) of section 36).
(C.)   Statement of Payments  charged  against  1940-41  Appropriations
which did not occur within the Period of the Account (clause (e) of section 36).
(D.)   Statement of Special Warrants issued (subsection (4) of section 24).
(E.)   Statement showing the Revenue and Expenditures for the First Six
Months of the Present Fiscal Year, viz., from 1st April to 30th September, 1940
(clause (a) of section 42) :—
(1.)  Revenue.
(2.)  Expenditure (charged to Income).
(3.)  Expenditure (charged to Loans).
(4.)  Unemployment Relief Fund—Appropriations.
(5.)   Unemployment Relief Fund—Expenditure.
I have the honour to be,
Sir,
Your obedient servant,
J. A. CRAIG, C.A.,
Comptroller-General. COMPTROLLER-GENERAL'S REPORT.
(A.)
TREASURY BOARD OVERRULINGS.
Nil. BB 6
COMPTROLLER-GENERAL'S REPORT, 1940-41.
(B.)
UNPROVIDED ITEMS IN EXPENDITURE FOR FISCAL YEAR ENDED
31st MARCH, 1940.
STATEMENT of Expenditures on Services which have exceeded their Appropriations from
1st April, 1939, to 31st March, 1940, and for which Overexpenditure the Sanction of
Parliament is required.
Vote
No.
Service.
Total
Appropriation.
Total
Expenditure.
Over-
expended.
Public Debt.
1
$80,000.00
$198,951.96
$118,951.96
Department of the Attorney-General.
36
983,079.00
238,137.00
94,650.00
15,000.00
31,400.00
1,500.00
997,038.82
258,604.75
112,239.00
15,382.49
32,577.53
1,708.34
13,959.82
38
20,467.75
39
17,589.00
40
42
45
Coroners' Inquests and Inquiries— 	
Destruction of Predatory Animals and Birds
382.49
1,177.53
208.34
Department op Education.
46
3,030.00
2,360,000.00
109,000.00
1,500.00
3,314.02
2,375,951.00
112,320.46
1,521.55
284.02
55
15,951.00
59
3,320.46
61
Summer  Schools and  Teacher Training for
21.55
Department of Finance.
70
15,400.00
15,550.78
150.78
Department of Labour.
92
37,553 00
37,580.94
27.94
Department of Mines.
119
125
Oil Exploration in the Peace River Area
60,000.00
4,000.00
67,942.88
4,439.07
7,942.88
439.07
Department of the Provincial Secretary.
127
.
11,770.00
12,520.00
32,680.00
10,500.00
124,115.00
1,176,410.00
12,870.47
12,706.72
37,196.38
10,857.67
132,218.30
1,190,548.38
1,100.47
130
132
Provincial Museum    	
Administration of the "Superannuation Act"
186.72
4,516.38
144
357.67
145
146
Child Welfare Branch    	
Hospitals  _       	
1
8,103.30
14,138.38
$5,402,244.00
$5,631,521.51
$229,277.51 COMPTROLLER-GENERAL'S REPORT, 1940-41.
BB 7
(C.)
STATEMENT OF PAYMENTS CHARGED AGAINST 1940-41 APPROPRIATIONS
WHICH DID NOT OCCUR WITHIN THE PERIOD OF THE ACCOUNT.
Vote
No.
Date of Service.
Name.
Particulars.
33
34 (d)
34 (e)
35 (d)
35 (<_)
36
38
38
39
39
39
39
39
39
39
40
40
41
41
42
64 (a)
64 (b)
64 (6)
64 (6)
64 (b )
64 (6)
64 lb)
64 ( b)
64 (6)
64 ( b)
64 (b)
64 (b)
64 (b)
64 ( b)
64 (b)
64 (b)
64 (6)
64 (6)
64 (b)
64 (6)
64 (b)
64 (b)
64 (6)
64 (6)
64 (b)
64 (6)
64 (6)
64 (6)
64 (6)
64 (6)
Mar., 1940 .___
Mar., 1940 .. ___
Feb.-Mar., 1940	
Feb.-Mar., 1940 	
Feb.-Mar., 1940	
Mar., 1940	
Mar., 1940 .. .._
Mar., 1940   	
Mar., 1940	
Mar., 1940  	
Mar., 1940	
Mar., 1940 _____ 	
Feb., 1940         .
July, 1939-Mar., 1940
Dec, 1939   	
Dec, 1939 ____.
Jan., 1940 	
Mar., 1940   	
May, 1939   	
Nov., 1938-Mar., 1939
Mar. and July, 1939 ...
Feb.-Mar., 1940    _
Mar., 1940 .... 	
Mar., 1940  	
Mar., 1940  	
Mar., 1940  	
Mar., 1940   .___
Mar., 1940	
July-Nov., 1939 	
Aug., 1939  ____
Nov., 1939  	
Dec, 1939-Mar., 1940
Oct. and Dec, 1939 .....
Mar., 1940
Oct., 1939-Mar., 1940
Sept., 1938-Oct., 1939
Mar., 1940 	
Jan., 1940 __..__ _____
Mar., 1940 _ ._
Mar., 1940  	
Mar., 1940  	
Jan., 1940    	
Jan.-Mar., 1940	
Oct., 1939  	
Feb., 1940  	
Mar., 1940   	
Mar., 1940       	
Feb.-Mar., 1940	
Mar., 1940 .. 	
Mar., 1940	
Mar., 1940 	
Mar., 1940 __...
B.C. Telephone Co.
King's Printer	
B.C. Telephone Co...
B.C. Telephone Co.
B.C. Telephone Co..
B.A. Motordrome ...
Trites-Wood Co	
Union Oil Co. of Canada
Walter S. Owen  	
Walter S. Owen	
Walter S. Owen	
Walter S. Owen   	
Walter S. Owen 	
Morris Soskin     	
Vincent D. Webb	
Vincent D. Webb _	
Vincent D. Webb   .   	
Davis Funeral Service ...
John G. Robertson 	
Dugald Donaghy, K.C. 	
Elliott, Maclean & Shandley .
Sundry persons    	
Kiwanis Club   —.        	
Acme Towel & Linen Supply, Ltd.  ...
B C. Electric Railway Co.  	
Mrs. Dorothy Bruin ..   	
Community  Self  Help  Dramatic
Groups  	
Dazian's, Inc _     	
Eastman    Photographic    Materials,
Ltd.
Eastman    Photographic    Materials,
Ltd.
Eastman    Photographic    Materials,
Ltd. .____.. _ 	
Hastings Chamber of Commerce Athletic Association   	
Highland Echo   .     	
Marius Jorgenson   _
Jubilee Labour Hall   	
Kitsilano Times    	
Jack Lynes          _ __	
Marpole Coal Co 	
Marpole Coal Co.    	
Don McLean Motors 	
Don McLean Motors   	
National Recreation Association ....
New Westminster Board of School
Trustees       	
North Shore Press	
Prince George Motors 	
T. Rimmer    ___	
Marjorie Rivers _ 	
St. Augustine's Anglican Church ____.
George Sparling     	
David Spencer, Ltd.  _ _	
David Spencer, Ltd.  	
Vancouver School Board 	
Tolls    	
Supplies	
Tolls	
Tolls ._ 	
Tolls    	
Gasoline and service
Shotgun   shells   and
formaldehyde	
Gasoline  	
Services	
Services 	
Services 	
Services 	
Services 	
Services 	
Services  ...
Services 	
Services  	
Services     	
Post-mortem examination  	
Services _ 	
Services __ —
Destruction  of  animals       	
Advertising	
Service        	
Gas and electricity...
Street-ear passes	
Expenses 	
Costumes _ 	
Films and service .__
Supplies _ _ 	
Film    —-
Rent      .    	
Advertising ..    	
Gasoline and oil	
Rent	
Advertising and subscription 	
Expenses 	
Coal _..- 	
Coal  ____
Gas, oil, repairs	
Repairs 	
Membership _	
Rent	
Subscription 	
Service and oil	
Laundry	
Bus fares	
Rent — ____
Soccer shoes ._ 	
Engraving medals ...
Satin for costumes ...
Rent       ______
$0.27
15.15
.12
1.97
1.90
3.20
2.05
4.58
2.50
5.00
2.50
2.50
52.50
418.25
25.50
5.00
5.00
10.00
25.00
525.02
25.00
360.00
7.50
2.00
23.82
6.25
59.95
37.96
7.87
37.08
16.43
48.00
4.00
14.29
100.00
4.50
25.21
11.50
5.75
74.33
30.25
5.55
96.00
1.00
6.22
5.00
6.70
45.00
40.80
1.77
19.25
263.50 BB 8
COMPTROLLER-GENERAL'S REPORT, 1940-41.
Statement of Payments charged against 1940-41 Appropriations—Continued.
Vote
No.
Date of Service.
Particulars.
Amount.
64 (b)
64 (6)
64 (b)
64 (6)
74 (6)
76
84
94
99
103
118
143
143
143
145 (a)
145 (6)
147
150
150
150
150
152 (c
152 (c
162
163
165
165
165
165
165
168
168
168
168
168
168
168
Statutory
Statutory
Statutory
Statutory
Statutory
Statutory
Statutory
Statutory
Statutory
Statutory
Statutory
Statutory
Statutory
Statutory
Statutory
Statutory
Statutory
Statutory
Statutory
Statutory
Statutory
Statutory
Mar., 1940 .
Feb., 1940 ..
Mar., 1940 .
Mar., 1940
Dec, 1939 ..
Feb., 1940 ..
Mar., 1940
Jan., 1940 	
May-Oct., 1939 _
March, 1940	
Oct., 1939	
Dec, 1939 	
Sept., 1939 	
Jan.-Feb., 1940..
Nov., 1939	
Feb., 1940  .__.
Mar., 1940	
May, 1939 _.	
Oct.-Nov., 1939... . ...
Nov., 1939-Mar., 1940.
Mar
Mar
Mar.
Mar.
Dec,
Mar.
Mar.
Feb.,
Jan.,
Oct.,
Feb.,
, 1940 .
, 1940 .
, 1940 .
, 1940 .
1939 ..
, 1940
, 1940 .
,1940 .
1940 ..
1939 ._
1940 .
April, 1938-Mar., 1940
Mar., 1940	
Jan., 1940  _
Jan., 1940  _
Feb., 1940 __._ ___.
Feb., 1940  	
Feb., 1940  _.__.
Feb., 1940	
Sept., 1939
June, 1939 .
Dec, 1939 .
Jan., 1940 .
Nov., 1939 .
Feb., 1940 ..
Mar., 1940 .
Sept., 1939.
Oct., 1939 ..
Nov., 1939 ..
Mar., 1940 ..
Dec, 1939 _
Mar., 1940-
Feb., 1940 ..
Mar., 1940 _
Nov., 1938 ..
Dec, 1938 ...
Jan., 1939 ...
Feb., 1939 ...
Mar., 1939 ..
Vancouver School Board __ 	
Vancouver School Board 	
Victoria School Board	
L. H. Wilkinson Typewriter Service
Receiver-General of Canada	
Canadian Bank of Commerce .
Scott Camera Craft, Ltd. _.
Goodyear Moving & Storage .
A. F. Taylor .
Gordon Stores 	
King's Printer _ —	
Dr. D. E. Alcorn 	
Dr. C. Ewert 	
M. M. Morrison, M.D	
Queen Alexandra Solarium .
Dr. C. Ewert	
Miss Sybil Leonard, R.N..	
The Daily Ad-News 	
Macdonald's Consolidated ...
Trail-Tadanac Hospital	
Vancouver Public Library..
Dr. P. H. Paterson 	
Dr. J. C. Stuart 	
King's Printer 	
Richard Hall & Sons	
Dawson, Wade & Co 	
Henry Zogoff	
King's Printer 	
Mitchell & Anderson	
C. C. Snowden 	
Brooks-Corning Co., Ltd.
W. D. Fraser _  	
McLennan, McFeely & Prior .
Moulton Electric, Ltd	
W. Trevett  _ 	
James M. Wilson	
James M. Wilson _ 	
Gilley Bros., Ltd. 	
Hugh C. Catt  	
Begg Motor Co., Ltd  ___
Maple Leaf Store  	
District of Maple Ridge 	
District of Maple Ridge  	
District of Maple Ridge ._ 	
District of Maple Ridge.___ 	
District of Maple Ridge ._ ____	
Corporation of City of Prince George
Corporation of City of Prince George
Corporation of City of Prince George
Municipality of Surrey ____ 	
Municipality of Surrey ____ __	
Corporation of City of Vancouver _..
Corporation of City of Vancouver ...
Corporation of City of Vancouver ...
Corporation of City of Vancouver	
Corporation of City of Vancouver	
Corporation of City of Vancouver	
Corporation of City of Vancouver...
Corporation of City of Vancouver ....
Heating	
Damage at schools....
Rent 	
March   service   and
ribbons	
Tax under bankruptcy Act 	
Exchange 	
Photographic  material  	
Cartage —_ 	
Gasoline 	
Mouse bait 	
Stationery	
Services 	
Services	
Drugs 	
Expenses	
Medical exams	
Services	
Advertising	
Provisions 	
Pneumothorax treatments 	
Librarian services...
Services	
Services 	
Supplies  	
Coal....  	
Machinery rental   _.
Material 	
Supplies	
Lumber 	
Oil __ 	
Furniture and
freight 	
Rent     	
Supplies 	
Repairs	
Furniture	
Repairs —_ 	
Repairs  	
Cement	
Stipendiary  Magistrate's fee 	
Service and parts	
Works Relief, gas ....
"E" Direct Relief ...
Direct Relief ...
Direct Relief....
Direct Relief.....
Direct Relief.....
Direct Relief	
Direct Relief ___
Direct Relief .__
Direct Relief ...
Direct Relief ...
Direct Relief	
Direct Relief.....
Direct Relief ...
E " Direct Relief.....
E " Direct Relief....
Direct Relief...
Direct Relief...
Direct Relief...
"E'
«E>
"E'
"E'
"E'
"E'
"E'
"E'
*'E'
"E'
"E'
"E'
'E'
'E'
'E'
$7.85
9.03
55.00
6.25
.70
1.30
9.49
8.95
20.00
.75
6.40
4.00
1.00
4.85
5.00
3.00
35.00
6.00
173.88
15.00
12.50
5.00
5.00
134.64
5.60
155.00
408.90
4.00
11.71
38.75
83.19
360.00
77.46
9.55
2.00
14.30
29.40
5.70
5.00
23.85
1.80
5.76
5.12
5.12
5.12
5.12
29.00
29.00
29.00
44.62
6.45
25.56
17.40
8.40
1.41
5.07
4.43
4.43
4.84 COMPTROLLER-GENERAL'S REPORT, 1940-41.
BB 9
Statement of Payments charged against 1940-41 Appropriations—Continued.
Vote
No.
Date of Service.
Name.
Particulars.
Amount.
Statutory
April, 1939	
Corporation of City of Vancouver	
" E " Direct Relief.....
$4.63
Statutory
May, 1939 	
Corporation of City of Vancouver	
" E " Direct Relief
1.41
Jan., 1940 ... 	
" E " Direct Relief
5.00
Statutory
Mar., 1940 	
Corporation of City of Victoria	
"E" Direct Relief	
6.60
Statutory
Feb., 1940   _.
Corporation of City of Victoria	
"E" Direct Relief.....
6.60
Jan., 1940 -._ 	
"E" Direct Relief
6.60
Dec, 1939   .
"E" Direct Relief
7.24
Nov., 1939	
"E" Direct Relief
6.76
Statutory
Oct., 1939  _ 	
Corporation of City of Victoria	
" E " Direct Relief  .
6.60
Statutory
Sept., 1939  .._._.
Corporation of City of Victoria	
"E" Direct Relief ....
6.60
Statutory
Aug., 1939 	
Corporation of City of Victoria	
"E" Direct Relief ....
5.76
Feb., 1940 	
Sundry persons	
"F" Direct Relief
12.50
Jan., 1940          	
Clarke & Stuart Co., Ltd 	
.70
Mar., 1940           	
8.00
Mar., 1940
Dr. J. S. Brown
"J" Direct Relief
1.00
Statutory
Feb., 1939 	
Dr. H. L. Coursier	
" J " Direct Relief	
1.00
Statutory
Mar., 1940 	
Dr. E. J. Eacrett	
"J" Direct Relief	
1.00
Statutory
July, 1939 	
Dr. E. J. Eacrett	
"J" Direct Relief	
1.00
Statutory
June, 1939	
Dr. E. J. Eacrett  	
"J" Direct Relief _____
1.00
Statutory
Mar., 1940 _____ ______
Dr. E. H. Erickson  ___ _
"J" Direct Relief	
51.00
Statutory
Mar., 1940	
Dr. V. B. Goresky	
"J" Direct Relief	
1.75
Statutory
Mar., 1940 ._._ 	
Drs. Hilton, Helen. & Marteinsson ....
"J" Direct Relief	
1.00
Statutory
Statutory
Mar., 1940
Dr. H. C. McKenzie    .
1.00
Feb., 1940  ._	
Dr. W. J. Netherton..   	
" J " Direct Relief	
2.00
Statutory
Jan., 1940	
Dr. W. J. Netherton.. 	
" J " Direct Relief	
2.00
Statutory
July, 1939  	
Dr. W. J. Netherton	
"J" Direct Relief......
2.00
Statutory
May, 1939  	
Dr. W. J. Netherton	
" J " Direct Relief	
2.00
Statutory
Jan., 1940
Dr. L. A. Patten     	
3.00
Mar., 1940
"J" Direct Relief
.75
Statutory
Oct.-Dec, 1939 	
W. R. Trench, Ltd   	
"J" Direct Relief	
4.30
Statutory
Feb., 1940 	
Dr. C. H. Tutill  	
"J" Direct Relief.....
12.00
Statutory
Feb., 1940 __ 	
Dr. G. L. Watson  	
"J" Direct Relief	
4.00
Statutory
Mar., 1940  _.
Dr. G. L. Watson	
"J" Direct Relief	
8.00
Statutory
Mar., 1940 	
Harold E. Woodland	
"J" Direct Relief	
.60
Statutory
Mar., 1940 ._ 	
Corporation of City of Vancouver..___.
"R" Direct Relief.	
9.00
Statutory
Dec, 1939  	
Corporation of City of Grand Forks
" U " Unemployables
14.56
Statutory
Mar., 1940	
Corporation of City of Grand Forks..
"U" Unemployables.
12.00
Statutory
Feb., 1940 ._.___	
Corporation of City of Grand Forks
" U " Unemployables
12.00
Jan., 1940      	
12.00
Mar., 1940     __   ..
15.00
Statutory
Mar., 1940 	
Corporation of City of Vancouver	
"U" Unemployables-
18.12
Statutory
Statutory
Statutory
Statutory
Statutory
Statutory
Mar., 1940          	
2.80
Jan., 1940
"W" Direct Relief
8.00
Feb., 1940
"W" Direct Relief
8.00
Mar., 1940      	
" W " Direct Relief ___..
9.60
Dec, 1939
"W" Direct Relief
9.20
Mar., 1940  	
Corporation of City of Vancouver	
"W" Direct Relief...
19.62
Statutory
Mar., 1940- 	
Corporation of City of Vancouver	
"W" Direct Relief	
4.42
Statutory
Feb., 1940 ___ 	
Corporation of City of Vancouver
"W" Direct Relief
2.21
$4,845.07 BB  10
COMPTROLLER-GENERAL'S REPORT, 1940-41.
(D.)
STATEMENT OF SPECIAL WARRANTS ISSUED BETWEEN THE  SESSIONS
OF 1939 AND 1940   (SECOND  SESSION).
Date of
Approval.
No. of
Warrant.
Service.
Amount of
Warrant.
Expenditure.
TO MEET EXPENDITURE FOR THE FISCAL
YEAR  ENDED  31st  MARCH,  1940.
-
Department of Municipal Affairs.
March 29, 1940..
7
Purchase of machinery—Surrey Dyking District
TO MEET EXPENDITURE FOR THE FISCAL
YEAR ENDED 31st MARCH, 1941.
$16,000.00
$16,000.00
$16,000.00
$16,000.00
Department of the Attorney-General.
July 9, 1940
2
Expenses of administration of "Credit Unions Act"..
Department of Finance.
$3,000.00
$1,350.00
May 17, 1940
1
Grant to the British Columbia Cancer Foundation
Department of the Provincial Secretary.
27,186.52
27,186.52
July 10, 1940
3
Expenses   incidental   to   handling   or   support    of
refugee children  ____  	
10,000.00
$40,186.52
$28,536.52 COMPTROLLER-GENERAL'S REPORT, 1940-41.
BB 11
(E.)
(1.)
STATEMENT SHOWING THE REVENUE FOR THE FIRST SIX MONTHS OF THE
PRESENT FISCAL YEAR, VIZ., 1st APRIL TO 30th SEPTEMBER, 1940.
Estimated for
12 Months
ending 31st
March, 1941.
Service.
Revenue for 6 Months ended
30th September, 1940.
$14,000.00
$16,000.00
75,000.00
50,000.00
5,000.00
254,000.00
3,400,000.00
60,000.00
225,000.00
90,000.00
363,000.00
2,445,000.00
52,000.00
40,000.00
5,000.00
8,000.00
7,000.00
35,000.00
5,000.00
$7,135,000.00
$1,600.00
4,000.00
100.00
$5,700.00
$29,151.06
190,000.00
555,410.40
100,000.00
750,000.00
$1,624,561.46
210,000.00
95,000.00
450,000.00
3,250,000.00
7,400,000.00
19,080.00
350,000.00
1,550,000.00
400,000.00
$15,348,641.46
Current Account.
Department of Agriculture:
Miscellaneous Receipts __
Department of the Attorney-General:
" Administration Act "—Fees, etc.
Companies Branch
Court Fees and Fines       	
Dog Licences _     	
" Game Act "—Fees and Licences  	
" Government Liquor Act " _ —   	
" Insurance Act " —   —
Land Registry Fees     -	
Law-stamps   —_   _ —	
" Motor-vehicle Act ":
Registration Fees, etc. _   _ _—	
Annual Licences,  Motor-vehicles   (except Motorcycles)   _— .—	
Annual Licences, Chauffeurs'	
" Moving Pictures Act "
" Real-estate Agents' Licensing Act'
" Securities Act "  —_ 	
Sheriffs' Fees   	
Trade Licences    	
" Fire Marshal Act "   __ —
Miscellaneous Receipts  _ 	
Department of Education:
Teachers' Examinations and Certificates
Text-book Branch  (net profits)  __ 	
Miscellaneous Receipts  	
Department of Finance:
Dominion of Canada:
Annual Interest     	
Annual Subsidy     _ _ 	
Annual Grant per Capita —   —
Annual Grant for Lands conveyed  	
Interim Payment on Account of Annual Subsidy
Amusement-tickets Tax
Coal and Coke Tax	
Fuel-oil Tax  	
Gasoline Tax   	
Income Tax  	
Interest:
" Dyking Assessments Adjustment Act "
Miscellaneous   _.   —
Land Taxes:
Real Property   __
Wild Land, Coal and Timber Lands _______._.
$5,433.66
25,588.35
32,266.22
144,796.78
1,962,316.34
7,159.27
139,365.43
51,303.80
195,692.70
519,222.30
16,412.00
10,651.12
4,039.50
5,007.20
2,354.66
18,140.00
14,249.55
4,578.70
$1,140.00
286.00
$14,575.53
95,000.00
277,705.20
50,000.00
375,000.00
$812,280.73
114,225.86
66,006.37
231,580.54
1,998,229.76
5,351,494.86
150,521.50
1,275,249.64
340,392.85
$5,323.91
3,158,577.58
1,426.00
Carried forward
$10,339,982.11      $3,165,327.49 BB 12
COMPTROLLER-GENERAL'S REPORT, 1940-41.
Statement of Revenue for the First Six Months of Present Fiscal Year—Continued.
Estimated for
12 Months
ending 31st
March, 1941.
Service.
Revenue for 6 Months ended
30th September, 1940.
$15,348,641.46
550,000.00
50,000.00
145,000.00
160,000.00
770,000.00
1,000,000.00
25,000.00
50,000.00
10,000.00
$18,108,641.46
$100,000.00
$1,000.00
$1,000.00
$25,
150
75
10
55
500
1,750
575
290
8
,000.00
,000.00
,000.00
,000.00
,000.00
,000.00
,000.00
,000.00
,000.00
,000.00
$3,438,000.00
$500.00
$400.00
70,000.00
400.00
140,000.00
$210,800.00
$1,000.00
$20,000.00
25,000.00
12,000.00
500.00
$57,500.00
Current Account—Continued.
Brought forward
Department of Finance—Continued.
Mineral Tax   _
Poll Tax       	
Probate Fees  	
Races Tax        .    	
Rural District School Taxes ...
Succession Duties
Trust Deposits reverted to Crown     	
Unworked Crown-granted Mineral Claims
Miscellaneous Receipts   - 	
Department of Fisheries:
Fishing and Canning Licences   	
Department of Labour:
Elevator Inspection and Examination Fees
Trade-schools Registration Fees  	
Department of Lands:
Grazing Permits and Fees 	
Land Revenue, Sundry   	
Land Sales  .  	
Survey Fees and Sale of Maps
Timber Leases 	
Timber Licences   	
Timber Royalties   	
Timber Sales     _
Water Rentals and Recording Fees
Miscellaneous Receipts    	
Legislation:
Private Bills Fees
Department of Mines:
Bureau  of  Mines __.   ____
Free Miners' Certificates   	
Miners' Examinations and Certificates
Mining Receipts, General _.__ _	
Department of Municipal Affairs:
Miscellaneous Receipts .__	
Department of the Provincial Secretary:
King's Printer  (net profits)   	
Marriage Licences 	
Vital Statistics    .... _ ._ 	
Miscellaneous Receipts  ___ _	
Carried forward
$10,339,982.11  $3,165,327.49
386,350.93
40,390.00
55,340.85
168,621.30
656,075.30
588,017.01
34,626.05
13,909.81
$604.00
20.00
$13,389.62
73,493.00
51,338.65
5,110.27
30,951.29
248,623.68
1,073,512.11
393,002.50
162,996.76
3,754.71
$139.33
41,832.00
303.00
51,505.40
$25,415.00
11,581.15
211.50
12,283,313.36
97,986.00
624.00
2,056,172.59
93,779.73
75.15
37,207.65
$17,734,485.97 COMPTROLLER-GENERAL'S REPORT, 1940-41.
BB 13
Statement of Revenue for the First Six Months of Present Fiscal Year—Continued.
Estimated for
12 Months
ending 31st
March, 1941.
Service.
Revenue for 6 Months ended
30th September, 1940.
$120,000.00
$120,000.00
$5,000.00
$2,000.00
$29,199,141.46
$1,000.00
100,000.00
$101,000.00
$29,300,141.46
Current Account—Continued.
Brought forward  	
Public Utilities Commission:
Fees (Sec. 126)   —
Motor Carrier Branch __
Department of Public Works:
Miscellaneous Receipts 	
Railway Department:
Inspection Fees 	
Refunds of Expenditure:
Charged to Income _.
Charged to Loans 	
Total Revenue	
$17,734,485.97
$1,667.80
34,855.77
36,523.57
504.25
997.20
$155.60
78,009.77
$17,772,510.99
78,165.37
$17,850,676.36 BB 14
COMPTROLLER-GENERAL'S REPORT, 1940-41.
(E.)
(2.)
'STATEMENT SHOWING THE EXPENDITURE FOR THE FIRST SIX MONTHS OF
THE PRESENT FISCAL YEAR, VIZ., FROM 1st APRIL
TO 30th SEPTEMBER, 1940.
Estimated for
12 Months
ending 31st
March, 1941.
No. of
Vote.
Service.
Expenditure for 6 Months
ended 30th September, 1940.
$7,180,866.54
907,200.00
224,052.00
527,700.00
$8,839,818.54
$131,810.00
$19,040.00
$13,280.00
34,895.00
8,325.00
53,299.00
18,630.00
102,625.00
23,090.00
7,612.00
4,780.00
6,280.00
8,000.00
10,500.00
4,532.50
1,500.00
1,500.00
1,000.00
6,500.00
12,000.00
1,500.00
850.00
5,000.00
500.00
1,000.00
14,000.00
$341,198.50
$12,925.00
29,620.00
23,646.00
20,342.00
10.00
$86,543.00
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
Stat.
Stat.
Stat.
Stat.
25
26
27
28
29
Current Account.
Public Debt:
Interest, Premium, and Exchange   	
Pacific Great Eastern Railway—Interest on
Guaranteed Bonds   — —	
Sinking Funds   -	
Redemption of Debt     _	
Legislation 	
Premier's Office
$4,057,934.28
439,466.60
216,926.50
518,000.00
Department of Agriculture:
Minister's Office 	
General Office 	
Markets Branch  	
Horticultural Branch 	
Plant   Pathology,   Entomology,  and  Apiary
Inspection  __.._   — —
Live Stock Branch __._   _ —	
Field Crops and Seed Improvement Branch _.
Women's Institutes   	
International, National, and Provincial Exhibits    _     	
Soil Survey Branch   — __
Automobiles and Accessories    	
Agricultural Associations and Fairs—Buildings, Grants, etc. _  	
Corporation of City of Victoria  	
Interior Provincial Fair Association  _.
Chilliwack Agricultural Association  	
In Aid of Kamloops Bull Sale ___ ____ _ 	
Farmers' Institutes   __._ 	
Rebates on Stumping-powder  	
Rodent and Insect Pest Extermination  ____.
Incidentals and Contingencies  	
Agricultural Investigations and Extension—
Expenses   _   _ 	
" Pound District Act "    	
" Natural Products Marketing (B.C.) Act "..
" Codling-moth Control Act, 1922," Sec. 3......
" Grasshopper-control Act " _. 	
Department of the Attorney-General
Attorney-General's Office _ 	
General Office .  __ _	
Companies Branch   	
Securities Branch .__. _ 	
" Fire Marshal Act "   ..:...
Carried forward 	
$6,946.35
15,746.18
1,911.16
26,277.79
10,387.16
47,706.84
7,005.91
1,555.28
1,605.45
2,566.14
2,984.57
5,750.00
1,500.00
1,500.00
1,968.16
6,455.00
160.46
221.42
16.23
71.25
49.90
2,278.55
6,000.00
$7,385.72
15,200.38
11,321.26
10,335.97
7,145.53
$5,232,327.38
18,492.13
8,819.04
150,663.80
$51,388.86     $5,410,302.35
* This statement covers only such vouchers as have been received and entered in the books of the Controlling
and Audit Branch at 30th September, 1940. COMPTROLLER-GENERAL'S REPORT, 1940-41.
BB 15
Statement of Expenditure for the First Six Months of Present Fiscal Year—Cont'd.
Estimated for
12 Months
ending 31st
March, 1941.
No. of
Vote.
Service.
Expenditure for 6 Months
ended 30th September, 1940.
$86,543.00
11,653.00
26,233.50
11,510.00
3,189.50
119,634.00
65,932.50
977,039.94
212,110.50
226,366.95
97,150.00
15,000.00
15,000.00
28,400.00
1,000.00
1,800.00
1,000.00
$1,899,562.89
$3,150.00
46
27,950.00
47
10.00
48
62,000.00
49
59,373.00
50
60,190.00
51
113,984.00
52
38,627.00
53
46,531.00
54
2,370,000.00
55
165,000.00
56
57
13,000.00
58
4.250.00
115,000.00
59
7,500.00
60
61
1,500.00
1,750.00
62
63
550.00
78,000.00
64
5,000.00
65
66
13,840.00
4,250.00
67
426,350.00
68
5,000.00
69
$3,622,805.00
30
31
32
33
34
35
36
37
38
39
40
41
42
43
44
45
Stat.
Current Account—Continued.
Brought forward
Department of the Attorney-General—Cont'd.
Censor of Moving Pictures  	
Sheriffs' Offices    	
Official Administrator, Vancouver  	
Official Guardian     —
Land Registry Offices   _ 	
Supreme and County Courts 	
Provincial Police   _ 	
County Gaols __.    	
Game Branch   	
Administration of Justice   —_ 	
Coroners' Inquests and Inquiries  	
Constitutional Litigation and General Law
Costs      _ _ 	
Destruction of Predatory Animals and Birds
(Bounties, Salaries, and Expenses)   	
Promotion of Uniformity of Legislation in
Canada         	
After-care of Youthful Offenders   (Salaries
and Expenses)   _ 	
Incidentals and'Contingencies   	
" Magistrates   Act  Amendment   Act,   1939,"
Sec. 2 ...._    	
Department of Education:
Minister's Office   _
General Office ._— 	
Text-book Branch ...
Text-books, etc.
Correspondence Schools _  	
Industrial Education   __— 	
Inspection of Schools   — 	
Normal Schools   __	
School for the Deaf and the Blind	
Salary Grants     _
School Buildings, etc.  	
Education  of  Soldiers' Dependent  Children
and Expenses   _. —
Schools Tests;   High School and Senior Matriculation Examinations   	
Conveying Children to Central Schools 	
School Libraries    _  	
Summer  Schools  and  Teacher-training  for
Special Certificates    	
Official Trustee, Community School Districts
Board   of   Reference—Remuneration,   Fees,
and Expenses _ __._ _.._  	
Adult Education    	
School Radio Broadcasts  _	
Curriculum   Revision   and   Educational   Research  (Salaries and Expenses)  	
Incidentals and Contingencies   	
University of British Columbia  _	
Special Grant to Victoria College _..._	
$51,388.86     $5,410,302.35
3,747.64
9,132.26
3,797.43
1,060.72
44,866.02
24,192.31
418,252.37
65,582.64
88,972.72
47,370.80
6,172.48
2,477.33
11,023.40
750.00
192.38
1,401.75
$981.32
13,217.65
10.00
1,378.40
25,140.53
11,206.48
53,938.09
21,779.62
21,570.64
717,444.86
80,902.18
4,729.00
5,039.52*
33,075.69
3,168.35
1,650.20*
1,776.14
504.06
24,986.47
1,070.08
5,389.73
3,068.21
213,850.04
780,381.11
Carried forward
,232,497.82     $6,190,683.46
* Excess of credits over charges to Votes. BB 16
COMPTROLLER-GENERAL'S REPORT, 1940-41.
Statement of Expenditure for the First Six Months of Present Fiscal Year—Cont'd.
Estimated for
12 Months
ending 31st
March, 1941.
No. of
Vote.
Service.
Expenditure for 6 Months
ended 30th September, 1940.
$3,622,805.00
780,000.00
4,000.00
Stat.
Stat.
$4,406,805.00
$15,400.00
70
39,820.00
71
23,625.00
72
83,566.00
73
132,612.00
74
75
13,050.00
669,892.00
76
59,650.00
77
78
7,500.00
3,500.00
79
25,000.00
80
13,000.00
81
800.00
82
9,600.00
83
Stat.
570,000.00
Stat.
340,000.00
7,000.00
Stat.
Stat.
12,500.00
Stat.
S.W.No.l
$2,026,515.00
$21,320.00
84
$15,250.00
85
78,720.00
86
8,485.00
87
9,310.00
88
2,965.00
89
5,440.00
90
12,280.00
91
41,220.00
92
6,260.00
93
5,000.00
94
764,610.30
Stat.
$949,540.30
Current Account—Continued.
Brought forward _ _ 	
Department of Education—Continued.
"Public Schools Act," R.S.B.C. 1936: Advances re rural district school taxes	
" Abbotsford School District Act Amendment Act, 1936 "     _	
$1,232,497.82     $6,190,683.46
432,965.08
1,561.16
Department of Finance:
Minister's Office   — _ _.
General Office _   	
Probate and Succession Duties Branch  	
Controlling and Audit Branch  _	
Taxation Branch      	
Agent-General's Office and B.C. House, London, England  _  	
Government Agents, Assessors, etc  	
Postal Branch   _ __.
Printing Public Accounts, Revenue Receipts,
Bonds, Cheques, Estimates, etc 	
Interest on Suitors' Funds Deposits 	
Delinquent Extra-municipal School Taxes ....
Incidentals and Contingencies   	
Grant to City of Greenwood  	
Grant to City of Rossland 	
" Municipalities Aid Act," R.S.B.C. 1936,
Chap. 201, Sec. 2—Share of motor-vehicle
and chauffeurs' licence fees    	
Interest on Superannuation and Teachers'
Pensions Funds   -	
"Public Libraries Act Amendment Act, 1935 "
" Coal and Petroleum Products Control Board
Act"   	
" Unclaimed Money Deposits Act'
B.C. Cancer Foundation 	
$6,949.24
18,098.31
9,736.80
40,244.59
62,287.70
10,455.27
253,685.57
25,839.73
1,016.15
639.37
500.00
800.00
9,600.00
68,161.25*
3,758.06
5,228.45
74.64
27,186.52
Department of Fisheries
Department of Labour:
Minister's Office _   	
General Office     	
Factories Inspection ._ _ _ .___	
Apprenticeship Branch   .___ _ 	
Trade-schools Regulation   _ _.
Safety Branch, Lumber Industry _ 	
Industrial Conciliation and Arbitration Branch
Employment Service   ____	
Reorganization of Employment Service _	
Incidentals and Contingencies _ _ _	
" Old-age Pensions Act " 	
Carried forward
$7,530.84
38,877.18
3,725.40
4,040.94
1,201.56
2,484.99
5,236.91
24,675.70
2,632.55
2,652.43
408,064.14t
1,667,024.06
407,939.15
7,502.41
501,122.64
$8,774,271.72
* Temporary credit balance.
t Dominion  contribution  for Quarter  ended  30th  September,
actually received at that date.
1940,   deducted  from  expenditure  although  not COMPTROLLER-GENERAL'S REPORT, 1940-41.
BB 17
Statement of Expenditure for the First Six Months of Present Fiscal Year—Cont'd.
Estimated for
12 Months
ending 31st
March, 1941.
No. of
Vote.
Service.
Expenditure for 6 Months
ended 30th September, 1940'.
$12,645.00
495,057.68
10,942.50
6,000.00
145,000.00
500,000.00
4,000.00
10,000.00
14.000.00
43,000.00
30,000.00
5,000.00
37,500.00
45,000.00
500.00
500.00
1,000.00
1,275.00
10,000.00
69,750.00
8,333.00
45,000.00
$1,494,503.18
$12,470.00
21,680.00
68,975.00
9,940.00
38,810.00
12,120.00
5,500.00
200,000.00
55,000.00
1,190.00
1,275.00
4,000.00
2,000.00
$432,960.00
$23,190.00
95
96
97
98
99
100
101
102
103
104
105
106
107
108
109
110
111
112
113
Stat.
Stat.
Stat.
Stat.
114
115
116
117
118
119
120
121
122
123
124
125
Stat.
126
Current Account—Continued.
Brought forward
Department of Lands:
Minister's Office     	
Salaries _     	
Land Settlement Board  	
Temporary Assistance    	
Expenses   (including Administration, Maintenance of Buildings, Launches, Autos, and
other Equipment, etc.) 	
Forest Protection Fund	
Grant to Canadian Forestry Association 	
Reconnaissance and Cruising  	
Forest Research    	
Reforestation and Forest Nursery 	
Water Surveys      	
B.C. Hydrometric Service  _  _	
" Soldiers' Land Act" (Chap. 80, 1918)___ _.
Surveys and Maps   _ __.
Refund   of   Stumpage   deposited   with   Dominion Government by Homesteaders, etc.
Refunds under " Land Act " and " Revenue
Act"  __.-_ _   	
Publicity   _   	
Incidentals and Contingencies   	
Provincial Parks     	
" Forest Act," R.S.B.C. 1936, Sec. 32   (2) —
Forest Reserve Account   __ __
"Grazing Act," R.S.B.C. 1936, Sec 14—Grazing:   Range Improvement Fund   —
" Agricultural Act," 1915, Sec. 23 (5) ___._ _
" Land   Settlement   and   Development   Act,
1936," Sec. 6, Chap. 141 	
Department of Mines:
Minister's Office  _.
General Office 	
Mineralogical Branch
Assay Branch 	
Mines Inspection Branch
Mine-rescue and Training Stations
Grants
Oil Exploration in the Peace River Area	
Grants in Aid of Mining Roads and Trails,
etc.   ___ _ — 	
Subsidy re Explosives to assist Bona-fide
Mineral Prospectors    _ _.
Incidentals, Miscellaneous Grants and Contingencies    	
Sampling Plants   - __	
" Complex Ore Process Aid Act, 1916 " 	
Department of Municipal Affairs
Carried forward ...
$5,725.80
284,488.07
5,577.08
247.00
72,892.17
250,000.00
4,000.00
2,979.58
5,369.27
17,405.89
8,241.22
4,543.23
17,867.10
10,048.93
11.85
150.03
82.50
3,651.84
8,560.83
14,560.87
955.00
$6,510.77
10,690.79
31,208.81
3,829.93
17,541.29
4,940.28
3,950.00
122,906.23
3,904.83
196.68
1,790.02
1,000.00
1,774,271.72
717,358.26
208,469.63
10,503.79
$9,710,603.40 BB 18
COMPTROLLER-GENERAL'S REPORT, 1940-41.
Statement of Expenditure for the First Six Months of Present Fiscal Year—Cont'd.
Estimated for
12 Months
ending 31st
March, 1941.
No. of
Vote.
Service.
Expenditure for 6 Months
ended 30th September, 1940.
Current Account—Continued.
Brought forward
$11,770.00
127
16,212.00
128
47,475.00
129
-12,100.00
130
6,155.00
131
132
31,915.00
10.00
133
7,645.00
134
135
85,000.00
7,500.00
136
10,000.00
137
138
8,000.00
139
420,000.00
89,205.00
140
6,055.00
141
142
27,292.04
40,000.00
143
12,000.00
144
124,295.00
145
959,805.00
146
136,988.00
147
40,255.00
148
30,615.00
149
594,860.35
150
82,356.00
151
1,144,853.00
152
31,589.00
153
77,075.00
154
54,716.10
155
53,354.00
156
8,585.00
157
18,030.00
158
42,760.00
159
15,000.00
160
875,000.00
Stat.
Stat.
4,200.00
Stat.
1,000.00
Stat.
Stat.
$5,133,670.49
Department of the Provincial Secretary:
Minister's Office __ _ _ 	
General Office   _   	
Libraries  	
Provincial Museum   	
Civil Service Commission  	
Administration    of    the    " Superannuation
Act " and " Teachers' Pensions Act "	
King's Printer   ..
Government House   _	
Assessment on Class 13 (The Crown),
" Workmen's Compensation Act "   _
Civil Service Schedule Bond  	
Grant to Canteen Fund Trustees  	
Contingencies, Incidentals, Entertainments,
Grants, etc.   _   _....
" Civil Service Superannuation Act "—Government Contributions to Superannuation
Fund   —   _   	
Health and Welfare Services:
Administration    	
Collections Office   	
Welfare   Branch    (including   Administration of "Mothers' Allowances Act")	
In Aid of Destitute Poor and Sick  _....
Burial of Indigents __   _ _ _.
Child Welfare Branch   _.
Hospitals   	
Provincial Board of Health:
Office of the Secretary    	
Provincial Laboratory   	
Vital Statistics Division 	
Division of Tuberculosis Control  _.
Division of Venereal Disease Control ....
Provincial  Mental  Hospitals    	
Provincial Home, Kamloops   	
Industrial Schools _ 	
Provincial Infirmary, Marpole  	
Home for the Aged _  	
Special- Health and Welfare Services	
In Aid of Resident Physicians   ._
Grants to  Charitable  Organizations	
Grant, " Health Insurance Act "	
" Mothers' Allowances Act "  _ 	
" An Act to provide for the Payment of an
Allowance to Frederick Arthur Pauline,"
Chap. 49, 1931     ._
" Public Inquiries Act," Chap. 131, R.S.B.C.
1936  -.- _ _ _.._ 	
" Provincial     Elections     Act,"     Chap.     84,
R.S.B.C. 1936   ..__ 	
" Teachers' Pensions Act," Sec. 30  	
Carried forwarc
$6,442.15
7,855.96
20,561.31
6,254.71
3,518.39
17,983.86
10.00
3,247.93
50,000.00
6,221.80
2,289.07
113,097.60
41,222.23
2,587.81
10,793.02
7,973.48
3,896 22
53,025.63
397,888.30
60,228.33
14,696.41
17,794.80
250,32338
30,174 43
338,876.72
6,714.90
28,113.25
17,197.38
2,140.66*
1,582.05
4,911.03
32,060.00
15,000.00
406,688.98
2,100.00
5.50*
7,763.88
332.72
$9,710,603.40
1,987,281.57
$11,697,884.97
* Excess of credits over charges to Votes. COMPTROLLER-GENERAL'S REPORT, 1940-41.
BB 19
Statement of Expenditure for the First Six Months of Present Fiscal Year—Cont'd.
Estimated for
12 Months
ending 31st
March, 1941.
No. of
Vote.
Service.
Expenditure for 6 Months
ended 30th September, 1940.
\ Stat.
(   Stat.
161
162
163
164
165
166
167
168
169
170
171
172
173
174
175
176
177
178
179
Current Account—Continued.
$11,697,884.97
$125,000.00
Public Utilities Commission:
Administration      _ 	
$24,063.89
28,536.41
Department of Public Works:
$125,000.00
$6,719.82
127,177.60
74,678.45
10,225.03
858,032.59
8,236.50
678.57
124,351.60
2,350.00
14,354.97
8,800.00
52,600.30
$12,630.00
322,548.00
190,800.00
Administration      — 	
Maintenance   of   Parliament  Buildings   and
27,048.00
2,119,570.00
25,000.00
25,000.00
439,954.00
2,350.00
1.00
18,022.00
2,500.00
Government House  (Maintenance)    __
Roads, Bridges, Ferries, Wharves, etc _.__
Local Highways within Municipal limits 	
B.C.-Yukon-Alaska Highway — Preliminary
Survey  ___      	
Repairs, etc., Government Buildings through-
Highway Signs       	
Steam-boiler Inspection     __	
Electrical Energy Inspection   __	
Grant to Dewdney Dyking Commission 	
Railway Department:
$3,185,423.00
1,235,605.13
$20,715.00
9,450.77
Department of Trade and Industry:
Minister's Office ___   ___ _ 	
$584.84
3,521.69
76,221.46
14,320.07
19,278.24
$1,500.00
7,214.00
136,785.00
37,765.00
33,705.00
Bureau of Economics and Statistics  	
Recoverable Expenditure:
" Soldiers' Land Act, 1918 "—Houses, South
Vancouver     _  	
$216,969.00
113,926.30
$29,268,040.90
$13,109,467.47
$750.00
$29,268,790.90
$13,109,467.47 BB 20
COMPTROLLER-GENERAL'S REPORT, 1940-41.
(E.)
(3.)
* STATEMENT   SHOWING   EXPENDITURES  AND  ADVANCES  OUT   OF  MONEYS
RAISED BY LOAN UNDER AUTHORITY OF THE LEGISLATURE FOR
SPECIFIC PURPOSES, 1st APRIL TO 30th SEPTEMBER, 1940.
Authority for Expenditure.
Service.
Expended
for 6 Months
ended 30th
September,
1940.
"B.C. Loan Act, 1935":
Sec. 6  -.
"B.C. Loan Act, 1936"
Sec. 6 	
" B.C. Loan Act, 1936 '
Sec 6	
" Unemployment Relief Act," R.S.B.C. 1936:
Sec 6      	
Roads—Surfacing 	
Roads, Bridges, Ferries, etc	
Public Buildings  	
Unemployment—Direct Relief..
$2,731.14
72,992.71
47,863.62
271,890.96
$395,478.43
RECAPITULATION.
Roads, Bridges, Ferries, etc. 	
Public Buildings   _	
Unemployment—Direct  Relief
$75,723.85
47,863.62
271,890.96
$395,478.43
* This statement covers only such vouchers as have been received and entered in the books of the Controlling
and Audit Branch at 30th September, 1940.  BB 22 COMPTROLLER-GENERAL'S REPORT, 1940-41.
(E.)
(4.)
UNEMPLOYMENT RELIEF FUND—APPROPRIATIONS AND ADVANCES.
Summary of Transactions for the First Six Months of the Present Fiscal Year,
viz., from 1st April to 30th September, 1940.
Appropriations from Revenue Surplus  (Appropriation) Account:
Direct Relief, 1939-40       $2,324,950.82
Works Relief, 1939-40          1,055,085.21
    $3,380,036.03
Proceeds of Loan:
Direct Relief, 1939-40:
" Unemployment Relief Act," R.S.B.C. 1936, sec. 3   _____          271,890.96
Advances by Minister of Finance:
Direct Relief, 1940-41 __         $2,000,000.00
Works Relief, 1940-41               610,058.56
      2,610,058.56
$6,261,985.55
Add:
Unexpended Balances, 31st March, 1940:   -
Direct  Relief    .'_         $811,922.42
Works Relief    73,733.32
         885,655.74
$7,147,641.29
Deduct:
Repayment of Advances:
Direct Relief, 1939-40         $3,110,109.01
Works Relief, 1939-40         1,128,818.53
$4,238,927.54
Unexpended Balances, 30th September, 1940:
Direct Relief  .__.   $591,845.84
Works Relief         387,475.68
         979,321.52
      5,218,249.06
Provincial Government Expenditure from 1st April to 30th September, 1940, per statement of Unemployment Relief Expenditure (E)   (5)       $1,929,392.23 COMPTROLLER-GENERAL'S REPORT, 1940-41. BB 23
(E.)
•   (5.)
UNEMPLOYMENT RELIEF FUND—EXPENDITURE.*
For the First Six Months of the Present Fiscal Year, viz., from 1st April to
30th September, 1940.
Direct Relief:
Municipal:
Employables          $789,206.58
Physically Unfit          196,003.59
       $985,210.17
Provincial:
Employables __._ ____   $278,036.34
Physically Unfit and Homeless Persons     227,312.10
Non-contributory   61,002.94
Supervision      83,700.69
Public Health     69,689.66
Enemy Alien Dependents, etc.   1,857.45
Works Relief:
Dominion-Provincial Works Agreements:
Agreement of 7th July, 1937:
Assistance to Settlers   __   $345.10
Agreement of 30th June, 1939:
Roads to National Parks   52,320.74
Agreement of 8th July, 1939:
Youth Training  70,296.50
Agreement of 21st November, 1939:
Farm Employment       945.40
Agreement of 27th August, 1940:
Tourist Highways _   __   79,305.60
Agreement of 27th September, 1940:
National Forestry Programme   15,410.98
721,599.18
$1,706,809.35
$218,624.32
Peace Arch Highway Park   ____ ___ 3,958.56
222,582.88
Provincial Government Expenditure for the six months period, 1st April
to 30th September, 1940     $1,929,392.23
* This statement covers only such vouchers as have been received and entered in the books of the Controlling
and Audit Branch at 30th September, 1940.
VICTORIA, B.C.:
Printed by Chari.es F. Banfield, Printer to the King's Most Excellent Majesty.
1940.
250-1040-7540 

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