May 17, 1956 (22nd Parliament, 3rd Session)

PC

William Marvin Howe

Progressive Conservative

Mr. W. M. Howe (Wellinglon-Huron):

should like to address a question to the Minister of Agriculture. Will the government give immediate consideration to the necessity of raising the present $4.50 freight rate subsidy on feed grains to the original

$6 rate? Owing to the extremely late spring and the tie-up of shipping on the great lakes the eastern Canadian farmer finds himself faced with the necessity of buying additional feed which has become costly and scarce.

Topic:   FREIGHT RATES
Subtopic:   FEED GRAINS
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