May 20, 1930

LIB

James Houston Spence

Liberal

Mr. SPENCE:

It is wonderful how this government has succeeded in killing the cherry industry in Canada,

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Item agreed to. Customs tariff-105c. Fruits and nuts, pickled or preserved in salt, brine, oil or any other matter, n.o.p.: British preferential tariff, 20 per cent; intermediate tariff, 32J per cent; general tariff, 35 per cent. Item agreed to. Customs tariff-105d. Jellies, jams, marmalades, preserves, fruit pastes, fruit butters and condensed mince meats, per pound: British preferential tariff, 2f cents; intermediate tariff, 3f cents; general tariff, 3f cents.


CON

James Dew Chaplin

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. CHAPLIN:

What relation have jams, jellies and marmalades to condensed mince meats? Why should the condensed mince meats be included in this item?

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LIB

Charles Avery Dunning (Minister of Finance and Receiver General)

Liberal

Mr. DUNNING:

There are certain common characteristics, one of which is the sugar element. I do not know where condensed mince meats could be placed if they were not included along with jams, jellies and preserves. They have always been included in this ite-m.

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CON

James Dew Chaplin

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. CHAPLIN:

I had noticed that they were in the item, and I intended to inquire the reason.

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LIB

Charles Avery Dunning (Minister of Finance and Receiver General)

Liberal

Mr. DUNNING:

Will my hon. friend suggest where mince meats could be placed if they were not included in this item?

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CON

Robert James Manion

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. MANION:

I suggest that they be included in a good pie.

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Item agreed to. Customs tariff-105(e). Fruits and peels, crystallized, glace, candied or drained; cherries and other fruits of creme de menthe, maraschino or other flavour: British preferential tariff, 22J per cent; intermediate tariff, 35 per cent; general tariff, 35 per cent. Item agreed to. Customs tariff-106. Fruits, prepared, in air-tight cans or other air-tight containers, the weight of the container to be included in the weight for duty: (a) Apricots, peaches and pears, per pound: British preferential tariff, If cents: intermediate tariff, 2% cents; general tariff, 2f cents. (b) Pineapples, per pound: British preferential tariff, i cent; intermediate tariff, 2J cents; general tariff, 2f cents. (c) N.o.p., per pound: British preferential tariff, If cents; intermediate tariff, 2| cents; general tariff, 2f cents.


CON

Robert James Manion

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. MANION:

What are the total imports under item 106?

Private Bills

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LIB

Charles Avery Dunning (Minister of Finance and Receiver General)

Liberal

Mr. DUNNING:

The total imports of

peaches, under section (a) are valued at $787,000.

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CON

Robert James Manion

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. MANION:

The total figures will be sufficient.

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LIB

Charles Avery Dunning (Minister of Finance and Receiver General)

Liberal

Mr. DUNNING:

Of that total $712,000

worth came from the United States and $75,000 worth came from Australia. Of canned pears, of a total value of $108,000, $100,000 worth came from the United States and $8,000 worth from Australia. In the same year we exported, principally to the United Kingdom, canned pears to the value of $283,000.

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Item agreed to. Progress reported. At eleven o'clock the house adjourned without question put, pursuant to standing order. Wednesday, May 21, 1930.


May 20, 1930