March 4, 1943 (19th Parliament, 4th Session)

LIB

Mr. ILSLEY: (Minister of Finance and Receiver General)

Liberal

1. The price schedules of board order No. 237 of the wartime prices and trade board provide that, effective March 1, 1943 the maximum prices of dairy butter throughout Canada shall be substantially the same as the maximum prices for first grade creamery butter.
2. All requests for permits for expansion of the capacity of creameries in the maritime provinces have been approved. The administrator of metal containers has been in direct communication with the Deputy Minister of Agriculture and the dairy commissioner of New Brunswick, and with the president of the Dairymen's Association of New Brunswick, and has made arrangements for shipments of milk and cream cans to the province of New Brunswick.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   BUTTER AND BUTTERFAT BONUS
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