James Angus MacKinnon (Minister of Trade and Commerce)
Hon. J. A. MacKINNON (Minister of Trade and Commerce):
Mr. Speaker, I wish
to announce that negotiations which have been going on for some time between the Canadian wheat board and the United Kingdom ministry of food have resulted in the sale of one hundred and twenty million bushels of wheat futures for delivery during the period ending May, 1942. This is the largest single wheat transaction in the histoiy of the world's grain trade.