May 22, 1934 (17th Parliament, 5th Session)


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

Conservative (1867-1942)

Right Hon. R. B. BENNETT (Prime Minister):

I take it the hon. member is
quite familiar with what transpired at the economic conference held in London and with the agreement which was signed by Canada, the United States and other silver producing countries. The action now being taken by the United States affects its domestic policy and what action may be taken by this country, if, as and when that policy is made effective by legislation, is a matter I cannot anticipate. At the present moment we are following with great care the action which has been taken but obviously I can take no further steps at this time.

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