June 2, 1942 (19th Parliament, 3rd Session)

LIB

James Garfield Gardiner (Minister of Agriculture)

Liberal

Mr. GARDINER:

The facts are that we did assist two or three persons or companies -one in Quebec, I believe, and two in Ontario-before the war, to get certain equipment for their plants. But since the war started we have taken a machine, of which I believe there was only one in the country, dismantled it and made drawings of the parts. The Frost and W]oodl company are now making those machines for us, at a cost of about $10,000 each. Ten of them have been made up and are in use, and five others are to be put into use. We have about fifteen at the present time. The government has the machines made, and they are sold to the companies desiring to use them.

Topic:   AGRICULTURE
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