May 26, 1972 (28th Parliament, 4th Session)

LIB

Jean-Luc Pepin (Minister of Industry, Trade and Commerce)

Liberal

Hon. Jean-Luc Pepin (Minister of Industry. Trade and Commerce):

Mr. Speaker, the opinion of my department is that the imposition of tariff on the cars when they are returned to Canada would eliminate any gain to be made by buying in the United States. That is the general proposition. The company itself has made a number of observations on this subject to my department but, being very careful these days in these matters, I have asked that these observations be cleared before I use them in the House.

Topic:   INDUSTRY
Subtopic:   AUTOMOBILES-ACTION TO OFFSET EFFECTS ON INDUSTRY OF OPPORTUNITY FOR CANADIANS VISITING UNITED STATES TO PURCHASE CARS AT LOW PRICES
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