February 18, 1910 (11th Parliament, 2nd Session)

LIB

William Stevens Fielding (Minister of Finance and Receiver General)

Liberal

Mr. FIELDING.

Yes, these tariff concessions which have been granted in more Mr. FIELDING.
recent years. As I have pointed out, at the origin of the trouble Canada was the only country which granted such concessions, and it was several years afterwards before the concessions were granted to Great Britain by some other of the overseas dominions. In the meantime Canada had made a fight on that question, and I think it is not too much, to say that the German government began to take a different view, and that to-day they do not insist as respects the other portions of the empire on that or which they contended a few years ago.

Topic:   COMMERCIAL AGREEMENT WITH GERMANY.
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