March 14, 1939 (18th Parliament, 4th Session)

LIB

Ian Alistair Mackenzie (Minister of National Defence)

Liberal

Mr. MACKENZIE (Vancouver):

That is
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.

Topic:   NATIONAL DEFENCE
Subtopic:   CREATION OP DEFENCE PURCHASING BOARD TO ENTER INTO CONTRACTS FOR MUNITIONS, EQUIPMENT, MATERIALS AND SUPPLIES
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