February 20, 1934 (17th Parliament, 5th Session)

CON

Henry Herbert Stevens (Minister of Trade and Commerce)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. STEVENS:

They use the traps the
same as we do, I do not know whether they are precisely the same, but I think in effect they are the same. I omitted to say that traps are used very freely in Alaska, and they are used in British Columbia waters in one or two cases. The Japanese came on the market, and they have been our keenest competitors in the European markets. Then

Salmon Fishery-Mr. Stevens
within the last five years the Russians have come into the picture, with very extensive government owned and established canneries, and to-day they are amongst our keenest factors in the world market for salmon.

Topic:   SUPPLY-B.C. SALMON FISHERY STATEMENT OF ME. REID ON MOTION FOR SUPPLY RESPECTING PURSE SEINE FISHING
Subtopic:   S-172P- 4S
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