May 10, 1950 (21st Parliament, 2nd Session)

LIB

Mr. MacNaughl: (Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Fisheries)

Liberal

1. The Department of Fisheries has not recently considered research in respect of (a) development of powdered fish as a protein food concentrate, or (b) marketing of same.
2. Yes.
3. (a) and (b) Research was carried on during war years by fisheries research board of Canada at its fisheries experimental stations at Halifax and Vancouver, in conjunction with similar work by the then Newfoundland

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government laboratory at St. John's, by the United States at Seattle and by the U. K. department of scientific and industrial research at Torry, Aberdeen, (c) Yes.
4. In view of somewhat discouraging results of the wartime effort, further research is not contemplated in the immediate future.

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Subtopic:   FISHERIES RESEARCH
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