Mr. MACKENZIE (Vancouver):
where bidding was available.
Mr. COLDWE'LL: I think I have confirmed the statement I have just made, that if that proportion is maintained-perhaps it will not be, but if it is-some sixty per cent of the contracts so awarded would not come under the provisions of this bill. I notice that the minister nods his head in approval of that statement.
Subtopic: CREATION OP DEFENCE PURCHASING BOARD TO ENTER INTO CONTRACTS FOR MUNITIONS, EQUIPMENT, MATERIALS AND SUPPLIES