November 7, 1941 (19th Parliament, 2nd Session)

LIB

Clarence Decatur Howe (Minister of Munitions and Supply)

Liberal

Mr. HOWE:

By the process of elimination, and it is also possible that further information, not available at first, might have something to do with the matter. I think the first objection to Pennfield was that it was fog-

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bound. Then I believe accurate records were kept, and it was found that it was not so fog-bound, or perhaps it is; I do not know. In any event the technical officers came to their own conclusions, though I should be glad to look up the file if my hon. friend is especially interested. I think that is the explanation. I believe the first choice was Moncton; the second choice was somewhere up in the north, and then Pennfield seemed to be the next best place available.

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