March 10, 1944 (19th Parliament, 5th Session)

LIB

James Garfield Gardiner (Minister of Agriculture)

Liberal

Hon. J. G. GARDINER (Minister of Agriculture) :

Some days ago the hon. member
for Fraser Valley (Mr. Cruickshank) asked me
Privilege-Mr. Mackenzie King

to state at the earliest possible moment the subsidies paid on tomatoes, com, peas and beans. The subsidies for this year will be as follows:
Per ton
Tomatoes
$0 00Corn
4 00Peas (shelled weight)
10 00Peas (straw weight)
2 00Green or waxed beans
V 50
Those are the same subsidies as were paid last year, with the exception of -tomatoes, where it has been increased $3 per ton-.

Topic:   CANNING FACTORY CROPS
Subtopic:   SUBSIDIES ON TOMATOES, CORN, PEAS AND BEANS
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