Mr. James A. McGrath (St. John's East):
Mr. Speaker, in view of the sharp increase in the price of food in today's consumer price index, showing a steady increase in food prices for the year, and given the fact that this situation will be seriously exacerbated by a continual drought, I move, seconded by the hon. member for Grenville-Carleton (Mr. Baker):
That the government implement a co-ordinated food policy as recommended by the Special Committee on Trends in Food Prices (1973), the chairman of the Food Prices Review Board, and the special interdepartmental committee known as the DM-10.
Subtopic: THE CANADIAN ECONOMY
Sub-subtopic: PROPOSAL THAT FOOD POLICY BE IMPLEMENTED-MOTION UNDER S.O. 43