July 4, 1935 (17th Parliament, 6th Session)

CON

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

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. BENNETT:

Like the hon. gentleman I have received telegrams from Vancouver asking that they be given representation on the board, and indicating that they are greatly interested in the exportation of wheat. We have not yet reached that stage, the bill not having been passed, but the representations that have been made will be given every consideration. Ontario is not included in this bill; it is not a producer of wheat for export, but the Peace River valley in British Columbia is exporting wheat. We ascertained that when the five cents a bushel bonus was paid-

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   CANADIAN GRAIN BOARD
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