Right Hon. P. E. Trudeau (Prime Minister):
Mr. Speaker, I wish to announce that the government of Canada has decided to make available assistance involving some $41.4 million to the province of Nova Scotia to help in the rehabilitation of the Deuterium heavy water plant at Glace Bay.
I have advised the premier of Nova Scotia that Atomic Energy of Canada Limited has been authorized to negotiate an agreement with the province formulating the details of two of the three forms of assistance which the government of Canada is prepared to provide.
Assistance to Heavy Water Plant this plant and bring it into production in accordance with the study made by DuPont.
Subtopic: ANNOUNCEMENT OF FINANCIAL AID FOR DEUTERIUM HEAVY WATER PLANT