July 27, 1942 (19th Parliament, 3rd Session)

LIB

Mr. REID:

Liberal

1. Has Canada participated in the discussions held between Sir Frederick Leith Ross, economic adviser to the British government and American officials regarding organizing supplies of wheat, dairy products, edible fats, coffee and other foods and materials for distribution in war ravaged countries after cessation of hostilities?
2. Is a wheat pool being established whereby 100 million bushels of wheat have been set aside for distribution after the war, (.a) if so, what countries have designated their willingness to contribute and, (b) what amount of wheat is being proposed as Canada's contribution to the pool?
3. Under what agency will this wheat be distributed and, will Canada be represented on any such administrative body?
4. Under what agency will all food supplies and materials other than wheat be distributed and, will Canada be represented on any such council set up for the distribution of dairy-products, edible fats and other materials?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   POST-WAR DISTRIBUTION OF FOODS AND MATERIALS IN WAR RAVAGES COUNTRIES
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