February 14, 1962

PC

Daniel Roland Michener (Speaker of the House of Commons)

Progressive Conservative

Mr. Speaker:

I declare the motion lost.

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WINTER WORKS PROGRAM, QUEBEC


Motion No. 15-Mr. Paul (for Mr. Martel): That an humble address be presented to His Excellency praying that he will cause to be laid before this house a copy of the correspondence exchanged between the federal government and the government of the province of Quebec, relating to the present winter works program.


PC

Noël Dorion (President of the Privy Council; Secretary of State of Canada)

Progressive Conservative

Mr. Dorion:

An order for return, with the reservation that the consent of the province be obtained.

Inquiries of the Ministry

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PC

Daniel Roland Michener (Speaker of the House of Commons)

Progressive Conservative

Mr. Speaker:

I did not hear what the minister said.

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PC

Noël Dorion (President of the Privy Council; Secretary of State of Canada)

Progressive Conservative

Mr. Dorion:

It is to be an order for return, with the usual reservation concerning consultation with the province.

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PC

Daniel Roland Michener (Speaker of the House of Commons)

Progressive Conservative

Mr. Speaker:

Is the house prepared to accept Mr. Paul for the mover of this motion?

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?

Some hon. Members:

Agreed.

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PC

Daniel Roland Michener (Speaker of the House of Commons)

Progressive Conservative

Mr. Speaker:

Is it the pleasure of the house to adopt the motion, subject to the reservation expressed by the minister?

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Motion agreed to.


TEXTILES

REPORTED WORLD AGREEMENT FOR REGULATION


On the orders of the day:


LIB

Lester Bowles Pearson (Leader of the Official Opposition)

Liberal

Hon. L. B. Pearson (Leader of the Opposition):

I should like to ask the Minister of Finance a question arising out of a press report that a five year agreement for regulating world trade in cotton textiles was concluded at Geneva on February 9.

Is Canada a party to this agreement, and could the minister give us any indication of its nature.

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Donald Methuen Fleming (Minister of Finance and Receiver General)

Progressive Conservative

Hon. Donald M. Fleming (Minister of Finance):

Mr. Speaker, I have had a preliminary report on this matter, and I think I might make a statement on it tomorrow.

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Donald Methuen Fleming (Minister of Finance and Receiver General)

Progressive Conservative

Mr. Fleming (Eglinion):

Earlier this afternoon, Mr. Speaker, the Leader of the Opposition asked me a question concerning the long term cotton textile agreement. I am informed that the text of the agreement is to be made public on Friday. In reply to the question asked me this afternoon I said that I might make a statement on this matter tomorrow. I think now that I should reserve my statement until Friday for this reason.

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INDUSTRIAL FAIR, INDIA INQUIRY AS TO PARTICIPANTS


On the orders of the day:


LIB

Guy Rouleau

Liberal

Mr. Guy Rouleau (Dollard):

I should like to direct a question to the Minister of Trade and Commerce or, in his absence, to his parliamentary secretary. On Monday last, in answer to a question on the orders of the day, the minister said that Canada had not participated in the industrial fair held in India in 1961. Can the minister tell the house how many other countries participated in that fair?

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Edmund Leverett Morris (Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Trade and Commerce)

Progressive Conservative

Mr. E. L. Morris (Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Trade and Commerce):

We

believe eleven participated, Mr. Speaker; Britain, West Germany, Italy, Japan and the entire bloc of east European countries.

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February 14, 1962