April 13, 1933 (17th Parliament, 4th Session)

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Richard Bedford Bennett (Prime Minister; President of the Privy Council; Secretary of State for External Affairs)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Right Hon. R. B. BENNETT (Prime Minister):

Yesterday the hon. member for South Essex (Mr. Gott) asked a question with-respect to the operations being carried on in the Detroit river for the purpose of deepening the channel. I have again looked into the matter; I find that a contractor is in charge of the operations and that following the state-

Supply-Trade-Grain Act
ment made in this chamber a few days ago by the hon. gentleman we communicated with the United States legation. I am informed that an engineer of the United States government will visit, or is on his way, or is visiting the scene of the operation, and a report will be made without delay.

The house in committee of supply, Mr. Lafleohe in, the chair.

Topic:   DREDGING-DETROIT RIVER
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