Provincial Subsidies Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. P-26)

Act current to 2014-10-27

Provincial Subsidies Act

R.S.C., 1985, c. P-26

An Act respecting subsidies and allowances to the provinces

SHORT TITLE

Marginal note:Short title

 This Act may be cited as the Provincial Subsidies Act.

  • R.S., c. P-26, s. 1.

FIXED SUBSIDIES

New Brunswick

Marginal note:Subsidy to New Brunswick in lieu of export duty on lumber

 The Province of New Brunswick, in consideration of the Legislature thereof having passed an Act providing for the repeal of all duties of export on lumber exported from the Province, shall, so long as no such duties of export are imposed by the Legislature, be paid, in addition to the subsidy to which the Province is entitled, a subsidy at the rate of one hundred and fifty thousand dollars annually, as indemnity for the loss of such duties and the right to impose them.

  • R.S., c. P-26, s. 2.

Prince Edward Island

Marginal note:Subsidy to Prince Edward Island
  •  (1) To the Province of Prince Edward Island, there shall continue to be paid, in addition to all other subsidies and allowances payable to the Province, an annual allowance or subsidy of twenty thousand dollars, payable half-yearly in advance on the first days of July and January in each and every year.

  • Marginal note:Additional allowance

    (2) To the Province of Prince Edward Island, there shall also continue to be paid, in addition to all other sums authorized by law, an annual allowance of thirty thousand dollars, payable half-yearly in advance on the first days of July and January in each and every year.

  • Marginal note:In settlement of certain claims

    (3) The annual allowance mentioned in subsection (2) shall be paid and accepted in full settlement of all claims of the Province against the Government of Canada on account of alleged non-fulfilment of the terms of union between Canada and the Province with respect to the maintenance of efficient steam communication between the Island and the mainland.

  • R.S., c. P-26, s. 3.

Manitoba

Marginal note:Subsidy to Manitoba

 The following amounts shall be allowed as the annual subsidy to the Province of Manitoba and shall be paid yearly to the Province:

  • (a) for the support of the Government and Legislature, fifty thousand dollars;

  • (b) on an estimated population of one hundred and fifty thousand, at eighty cents per capita, one hundred and twenty thousand dollars, subject to be increased as hereinafter mentioned, that is to say, a census of the Province shall be taken in every fifth year, reckoning from the general census of 1881; and an approximate estimate of the population shall be made at equal intervals of time between each quinquennial and decennial census; and whenever the population, by any such census or estimate, exceeds one hundred and fifty thousand, which shall be the minimum on which the allowance shall be calculated, the amount of the allowance shall be increased accordingly, and so on, until the population has reached four hundred thousand; and

  • (c) as an indemnity for the want of public lands, one hundred thousand dollars.

  • R.S., c. P-26, s. 4.