February 18, 1954

PC

George Alexander Drew (Leader of the Official Opposition)

Progressive Conservative

Mr. Drew:

Will this have the effect of bringing about a different price to the producer in the eastern part of the western provinces compared with the producer in the western part of the western provinces?

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LIB

Clarence Decatur Howe (Minister of Defence Production; Minister of Trade and Commerce)

Liberal

Mr. Howe (Port Arthur):

No.

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PC

George Alexander Drew (Leader of the Official Opposition)

Progressive Conservative

Mr. Drew:

The price will remain the same?

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LIB

Clarence Decatur Howe (Minister of Defence Production; Minister of Trade and Commerce)

Liberal

Mr. Howe (Port Arthur):

Yes.

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CCF

Hazen Robert Argue

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (C.C.F.)

Mr. H. R. Argue (Assiniboia):

I should like to ask the minister a question. Will the effect of the announced change not be to reduce by 7 cents a bushel, in respect of the quantity of wheat that would otherwise have gone through Port Arthur and Fort William, the funds going to the wheat board, and consequently bring a reduction in the return to the producer not of 7 cents a bushel but of part of the 7 cents?

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LIB

Clarence Decatur Howe (Minister of Defence Production; Minister of Trade and Commerce)

Liberal

Mr. Howe (Port Arthur):

There is no grain through Fort William and Port Arthur. You cannot decrease nothing.

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CCF

Hazen Robert Argue

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (C.C.F.)

Mr. Argue:

There were 45 million bushels this crop year.

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LIB

Clarence Decatur Howe (Minister of Defence Production; Minister of Trade and Commerce)

Liberal

Mr. Howe (Port Arthur):

That was last summer, when the freight rate situation was somewhat different.

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CCF

Hazen Robert Argue

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (C.C.F.)

Mr. Argue:

You cannot get through on account of the ice?

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LIB

Clarence Decatur Howe (Minister of Defence Production; Minister of Trade and Commerce)

Liberal

Mr. Howe (Port Arthur):

No, the wheat goes down by rail. When water movement is free a new look will be taken at the situation. These differentials are not fixed. Today grain has to be moved either from Fort William and Port Arthur or from the Georgian bay by rail to Halifax and Saint John, and the change in pricing is realistic in view of that situation.

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PC

Howard Charles Green

Progressive Conservative

Mr. Howard C. Green (Vancouver-Quadra):

I should like to ask a supplementary question of the Minister of Trade and Commerce in connection with his statement. Is there in contemplation any increase in facilities for the handling of grain at the port of Vancouver?

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LIB

Clarence Decatur Howe (Minister of Defence Production; Minister of Trade and Commerce)

Liberal

Mr. Howe (Port Arthur):

I have had no information of any contemplated increase in facilities.

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VITAMIN PREPARATIONS

INQUIRY AS TO STRENGTH

LIB

Paul Joseph James Martin (Minister of National Health and Welfare)

Liberal

Hon. Paul Martin (Minister of National Health and Welfare):

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Donald MacInnis

Mr. Maclnnis:

I think this question is of considerable importance, and if the answer is not too long I would ask the minister to put it on Hansard.

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LIB

Brooke Claxton (Minister of National Defence)

Liberal

Mr. Claxton:

Let us stick to the rules.

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An hon. Member:

Let him read the answer.

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Donald MacInnis

Mr. Maclnnis:

We did that a moment ago with the Minister of Trade and Commerce.

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LIB

Paul Joseph James Martin (Minister of National Health and Welfare)

Liberal

Mr. Martin:

I think it could be put on

Hansard if I table it. If I table it, it would go on Hansard with unanimous consent.

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February 18, 1954