April 6, 1957 (22nd Parliament, 5th Session)

SC

Ernest George Hansell

Social Credit

Mr. Hansell:

I just want to ask one simple question. Has the government considered throwing out all the machines that mint nickels because there is nothing left in Canada that a nickel will buy? As for pennies, yes; chain stores and supermarkets use them for advertising 99-cent bargain sales.

Prairie Farm Assistance Act

Topic:   CURRENCY. MINT AND EXCHANGE FUND ACT AMENDMENT TO INCREASE REMEDY ALLOWANCE FOR TEN-CENT PIECES
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