May 2, 1939 (18th Parliament, 4th Session)

LIB

Charles Avery Dunning (Minister of Finance and Receiver General)

Liberal

Mr. DUNNING:

It was due, Mr. Chairman, to an unusual increase in the cost of movement of copper and silver coins during the year in question. The movement went much further than was provided for, due I believe to the imposition in some provinces of a form of taxation which involved the use of more copper coins.

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