December 3, 1951

PC

John George Diefenbaker

Progressive Conservative

Mr. Diefenbaker:

-in the expectation that the plan would be in operation-

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LIB

George James McIlraith (Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Defence Production; Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Trade and Commerce)

Liberal

Mr. Mcllraith:

Read the paragraph before that.

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LIB

James Joseph McCann (Minister of National Revenue)

Liberal

Mr. McCann:

Read the paragraph before that. It is right there; you have the paper there.

The Address-Mr. Dicfenbaker

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PC

John George Diefenbaker

Progressive Conservative

Mr. Diefenbaker:

Mr. Speaker, none of them know about it over there. Apparently this was a surprise to them, but this is not the first time the Minister of Trade and Commerce has surprised them with decisions he has made irrespective of the cabinet. It says that legislation will be introduced at the current session.

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LIB

George James McIlraith (Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Defence Production; Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Trade and Commerce)

Liberal

Mr. Mcllraiih:

Read the paragraph before that.

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PC

John George Diefenbaker

Progressive Conservative

Mr. Diefenbaker:

I will give my hon. friend the opportunity. I have read it twice now, and apparently he does not understand it yet.

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Some hon. Members:

No, no.

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PC

John George Diefenbaker

Progressive Conservative

Mr. Diefenbaker:

Is it not passing strange, Mr. Speaker, that they all start to chatter at once? I point out again that the Minister of Trade and Commerce said the legislation would be introduced at the present session and that for the next few weeks final payments totalling $130 million-

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LIB

George James McIlraith (Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Defence Production; Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Trade and Commerce)

Liberal

Mr. Mcllraiih:

Would my hon. friend permit a question?

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PC

John George Diefenbaker

Progressive Conservative

Mr. Diefenbaker:

-from the wheat board's 1950-51 pool would tide farmers over.

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LIB

George James McIlraith (Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Defence Production; Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Trade and Commerce)

Liberal

Mr. Mcllraiih:

Would my hon. friend permit a question?

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PC
LIB

George James McIlraith (Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Defence Production; Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Trade and Commerce)

Liberal

Mr. Mcllraiih:

Would the hon. member mind telling the house which paragraph of the Canadian Press dispatch, as found in the Winnipeg Free Press, he is reading?

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PC

John George Diefenbaker

Progressive Conservative

Mr. Diefenbaker:

I read every paragraph and if my hon. friend cannot count that is not my responsibility.

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LIB

James Sinclair (Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Finance)

Liberal

Mr. Sinclair:

That is big stuff with a jury of farmers, but it is not very good here.

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LIB

James Sinclair (Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Finance)

Liberal

Mr. Sinclair:

I say that is big stuff with a jury of farmers, but it is not very good here.

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PC

John George Diefenbaker

Progressive Conservative

Mr. Diefenbaker:

That is an observation that will remain unanswered. Coming from my hon. friend the answer is clear.

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PC
LIB

George James McIlraith (Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Defence Production; Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Trade and Commerce)

Liberal

Mr. Mcllraiih:

It is paragraph 3.

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December 3, 1951