June 5, 1934 (17th Parliament, 5th Session)

LIB

Frederick George Sanderson

Liberal

Mr. F. G. SANDERSON (South Perth):

I have a question I desire to ask of the Minister of Trade and Commerce in connection with the importation of Australian wheat and flour. I understand some shipments of Australian flour have already arrived in eastern Canada and further orders have been placed for future shipments. I am not so sure that any wheat hascome in yet but my question takes in both wheat and flour. I have had several communications from certain people in my constituency in regard to the flour and I am told that if the Ontario millers have to meet the competition of the Australian flour, something rather disastrous will happen to the farmers of Ontario. The millers are now paying from ninety-five cents to one dollar a
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bushel. My information is that if the millers have to meet the competition of the Australian flour they will not be able to pay-

Topic:   AUSTRALIAN WHEAT AND FLOUR
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