July 22, 1931

CON

Henry Herbert Stevens (Minister of Trade and Commerce)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. STEVENS:

The duty on crustaceans is

five cents per pound British Preferential and eight cents per pound general tariff. That is a three cents per pound preference on crustaceans.

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LIB
CON

Henry Herbert Stevens (Minister of Trade and Commerce)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. STEVENS:

Yes, that is right.

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LIB

Peter John Veniot

Liberal

Mr. VENIOT:

Does the minister think

that is a fair deal?

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CON

Henry Herbert Stevens (Minister of Trade and Commerce)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. STEVENS:

It is the best we could,

do.

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LIB

Peter John Veniot

Liberal

Mr. VENIOT:

I want to see this treaty'

go through, but I want to see fair play given to the people of the maritime provinces. I suggest to the minister that between now and the next session he take up this matter with the Australian authorities and see if we cannot obtain the same preference as applies to salmon.

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CON

Henry Herbert Stevens (Minister of Trade and Commerce)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. STEVENS:

We shall be glad to discuss it with Australia.

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LIB

William Lyon Mackenzie King (Leader of the Official Opposition)

Liberal

Mr. MACKENZIE KING:

Is it not a

fact that this agreement has to pass in its entirety and that no matter how long we continue the discussion, there is no possibility of

amending it?

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CON

Richard Bedford Bennett (Prime Minister; Minister of Finance and Receiver General; President of the Privy Council; Secretary of State for External Affairs)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. BENNETT:

That is quite right.

Schedule B agreed to.

Bill reported, read the third time and passed.

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PRIVATE BILLS

CON

Thomas Hubert Stinson

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. T. H. STINSON (Victoria, Ont.):

Mr. Speaker, by leave of the house I desire to move, seconded by the hon. member for West Algoma (Mr. Simpson):

That the following bills of the Senate, namely: Bill No. 137, for the relief of Pearl Whelan and Bill No. 138, for the relief of truce Raymond Diamond, be now read a first and a second time and referred to the select standing committee on miscellaneous private bills.

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Motion agreed to. At eleven o'clock the house adjourned without question put, pursuant to standing order. Questions



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July 22, 1931