Right Hon. C. D. Howe (Minister of Trade and Commerce) moved
that the house go into committee at the next sitting to consider the following resolution:
That it is expedient to present a bill to amend the Canadian Wheat Board Act, 1935, inter alia, to extend the provisions of "Part II-Control of Elevators and Railways" to August 1, 1953, to extend the definition of "pool period" to include each crop year subsequent to July 31, 1950, and prior to August 31, 1953; to vary the payments by the board to producers selling and delivering wheat produced in a designated area; to extend the provisions of "Part IV-Regulation of Interprovincial and Export Trade in Wheat," to August 1, 1953; and to substitute a schedule of mills and warehouses declared works for the general advantage of Canada for the present schedule to the act.
He said: His Excellency the Governor General, having been made acquainted with the subject matter of this resolution, recommends it to the consideration of the house.
Subtopic: AMENDMENTS RESPECTING CONTROL OF ELEVATORS AND RAILWAYS, ETC.