June 14, 1917 (12th Parliament, 7th Session)


George Eulas Foster (Minister of Trade and Commerce)

Conservative (1867-1942)


This is the usual vote. Under the provisions of the Lead Bounties Act no bounties are now being paid on this product as the price of lead is far above the figure at which bounties are to be paid. There is, however, some expense of administration, I think about $500. The other part of the vote is for the supervision of the petroleum bounties, which work still goes on and is confined chiefly to Ontario, under the provisions of the Act.

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