May 12, 1930 (16th Parliament, 4th Session)


James Dew Chaplin

Conservative (1867-1942)


I am willing to accept
that statement by the minister. I am sorry to have made that remark. The fact remains that the one gentleman is the furniture man and the other is the Minister of National Revenue. The Minister of National Revenue raises the tariff upon furniture. I do not know at whose behest this was done, but he raises the duty so that more duty is collected on furniture. What for? Because it is being, so they say, dumped. I ask the minister this question: Is he going to apply the same principle to other businesses in this country?

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