March 13, 1934 (17th Parliament, 5th Session)


Richard Bedford Bennett (Prime Minister; President of the Privy Council; Secretary of State for External Affairs)

Conservative (1867-1942)


Perhaps the hon. gentleman was unable to follow me because I was reading rather rapidly. The quota for the year ending July 31, 1935, is to be settled in the manner I have indicated by the statisticians on the three-year average acreage multiplied by the ten-year average yield. The quota of 200,000,000 bushels for the crop year ending July 31, 1934, was settled by agreement on the basis of the figures supplied as to our crop, and the figures I have just given as to the shipments already made and the balances remaining to be made indicate that the quantity -was perhaps in excess of any amount that we would be able to ship.

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