March 17, 1971 (28th Parliament, 3rd Session)

LIB

James (Jim) Gordon Lind

Liberal

Mr. J. G. Lind (Middlesex):

Mr. Speaker, I should like to direct my question to my colleague, the Minister of Finance. It relates to the increased service charges that banks have now adopted. First of all, if a merchant imposes an extra service charge and collaborates with another merchant across the street it is called retail price maintenance. I wonder whether there is any retail price maintenance involved when the banks increase their service charges in this way and affect all citizens of Canada?

Topic:   EXTERNAL AFFAIRS
Subtopic:   FINANCE
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