April 4, 1938 (18th Parliament, 3rd Session)

CON

Mr. CHURCH:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Will the government lay on the table the list of 47 pages of goods on which the United States propose to discuss further reciprocity

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with Canada as published partly in the local press on January 8, and on which the people of that country were asked to write the Trade Department at Washington to give their views or objections on any of these items with a public hearing on March 14 afforded?
2. Will the government consider adopting the same method and procedure here in order to give the business men of Canada an opportunity of being heard in the same way by letter, and a public hearing later, before any proposed agreement is consummated, and not after it?
3. Will the government consider calling into consultation Canadian industrialists and agriculturists regarding the effect of same on the Ottawa agreements, before and not after any agreement or treaty is consummated or proposed ?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   CANADA-UNITED STATES TRADE AGREEMENT
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