December 4, 1940 (19th Parliament, 2nd Session)

NAT

Richard Burpee Hanson (Leader of the Official Opposition)

National Government

Mr. HANSON (York-Sunbury):

I dare say my right hon. friend did not think it would have the effect it did. I know the question was considered minutely with those in the trade and it was felt at the time that the only way to deal effectively with the matter was to tax the advertising. When the Prime Minister opposed those measures I do not believe he had it in mind that the traffic would grow to the proportions it has.

Topic:   WAR BUDGET
Subtopic:   CONTINUATION OF DEBATE ON PROPOSALS OF MINISTER OF FINANCE FOR CONSERVATION OF FOREIGN EXCHANGE
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