May 30, 1956 (22nd Parliament, 3rd Session)

PC

Michael Starr

Progressive Conservative

Mr. Michael Starr (Ontario):

Mr. Speaker, I wished to direct a question to the Minister of Agriculture (Mr. Gardiner) but in his absence I should like to direct it to his parliamentary assistant. In view of the plentiful supply of feed oats in western Canada and the apparent shortage of this feed in Ontario, would the minister advise whether the government is planning some method by which direct sales can be made at lower prices than that presently prevalent, which is about $1.05 per bushel?

Topic:   DIRECT SALES TO EASTERN FEEDERS
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