May 23, 1930

CON

Edmond Baird Ryckman

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. RYCKMAN:

Of course you have been on a farm, I suppose; I know I have been on a farm, and I think the axe is as much a farmer's tool as a hoe.

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LIB

Charles Avery Dunning (Minister of Finance and Receiver General)

Liberal

Mr. DUNNING:

It is equally a lumberman's tool.

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CON

James Dew Chaplin

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. CHAPLIN:

There are more scythes used to-day by the railways than are used on the farm.

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LIB

Charles Avery Dunning (Minister of Finance and Receiver General)

Liberal

Mr. DUNNING:

Perhaps that is so.

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Item agreed to. Customs tariff-431b. Adzes, anvils, vises, cleavers, hatchets, saws, augers, bits, drills, files, rasps, screwdrivers, planes, spokeshaves, chisels, mallets, metal wedges, wrenches, sledges, hammers, crowbars, cantdogs, and track tools, picks, mattocks and eyes or polls for the same: British preferential tariff, 15 per cent; intermediate tariff, 27£ per cent; general tariff, 30 per cent. Item agreed to. Customs tariff-431c. Precision tools, viz.: combination squares, slide calipers, micrometers, depth thickness or screw pitch gauges, rules, and measuring tapes of metal: British preferential tariff, 15 per cent; intermediate ariff, 25 per cent; general tariff, 30 per cent. Item agreed to. Customs tariff-432. Hollow-ware, of iron or steel, coated or not, n.o.p.: British preferential tariff, 10 per cent; intermediate tariff, 27i per cent; general tariff, 30 per cent.


LIB

John Gordon Ross

Liberal

Mr. ROSS (Moose Jaw):

What is this

item? What comes under this?

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LIB

Charles Avery Dunning (Minister of Finance and Receiver General)

Liberal

Mr. DUNNING:

This covers ordinary iror hollow-ware, the ordinary black iron, painted or otherwise covered. The imports last year amounted to approximately $198,000, mostly from the United States although some came from Great Britain.

2464 COMMONS

Ways and Means-Customs Tariff

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UFA

George Gibson Coote

United Farmers of Alberta

Mr. COOTE:

Does this include kitchen ware?

Mr, DUNNING: No, the next item.

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Item agreed to. Customs tarif-432a. Kitchen and dairy hollow-ware of iron or steel, coated with tin, including cans for shipping milk or cream, not painted, japanned or decorated: British preferential tariff, 10 per cent; intermediate tariff, 17i per cent; general tariff, 20 per cent.


LIB

John Gordon Ross

Liberal

Mr. ROSS (Moose Jaw):

How much of that comes from the old country?

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LIB

Charles Avery Dunning (Minister of Finance and Receiver General)

Liberal

Mr. DUNNING:

The total imports in 1929 were valued at $76,000.

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CON

James Dew Chaplin

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. CHAPLIN:

Will the minister give us the importations under this item?

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LIB

Charles Avery Dunning (Minister of Finance and Receiver General)

Liberal

Mr. DUNNING:

The importations of dairy utensils were valued at about $9,000, coming from the United Kingdom. There are different classifications and it is rather difficult to extract the items.

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Item agreed to. Customs tarif-432b. Hollow-ware, of iron or steel, coated with vitreous enamel: British preferential tariff, 10 per cent; intermediate tariff, 274 per cent; general tariff, 35 per cent.


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William Cameron Edwards

Mr. EDVARDS (Waterloo):

What were the importations from Great Britain of this item?

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LIB

Charles Avery Dunning (Minister of Finance and Receiver General)

Liberal

Mr. DUNNING:

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CON

Alexander McKay Edwards

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. EDWARDS (Waterloo):

How much from Germany?

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LIB

Charles Avery Dunning (Minister of Finance and Receiver General)

Liberal

Mr. DUNNING:

About $81,000 worth.

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CON

Alexander McKay Edwards

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. EDWARDS (Waterloo):

And Sweden?

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LIB

Charles Avery Dunning (Minister of Finance and Receiver General)

Liberal

Mr. DUNNING:

There is no detail for Sweden; it would not be much in any event.

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May 23, 1930