Hon. H. H. STEVENS (Minister of Trade and Commerce):
The suggestion of the hon. gentleman is obviously that a combine exists. Now the Combines Investigation Act provides a very simple method of inquiry. All that is required is for six citizens, I think it is, who
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feel they have a grievance, to make their complaint, and then a preliminary investigation is held. I would suggest that my hon. friend consider making an application in that way. So far as the committee is concerned I am not in a position to make any statement about its intentions in regard to an investigation at the present moment.