June 24, 1931 (17th Parliament, 2nd Session)

LIB

Mr. TOTZKE:

Liberal

1. What was the total number of bushels of wheat disposed of for export for the years 1917 and 1918, under the authority and supervision of the board of grain supervisors of Canada?
2. What was the total amount of money paid by the allied purchasing commission or other overseas purchasing body for such wheat?
3. What was the average price paid for such wheat abroad by the purchaser or purchasers thereof during each year?
4. Was the price paid by the allied purchasing commission for Canada's wheat during these two years, $2.21 and $2.24 respectively, per bushel, basis one northern Fort William or Port Arthur plus all delivery costs including land and water freight rates, insurance, interest, etc., or were the usual fluctuating wheat prices on the world's markets also determining factors in establishing the ultimate price the allied purchasing commission paid for this wheat ?

Questions
5. Were there any changes in the railway, ocean or insurance rates during these two years?

Topic:   CANADIAN FARM LOAN ACT
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