October 19, 1976 (30th Parliament, 2nd Session)

LIB

Eugene Whelan (Minister of Agriculture)

Liberal

Mr. Whelan:

I can show hon. members letters about the beef problem we face. A little earlier I talked about how I was condemned as a trade restrictionist when I put quotas on imports. I did not hear anyone say that of the President of the United States or of the acting secretary of agriculture in the United States when they triggered their meat import law to protect the beef industry in their country, but by God, last year when I did, people said I was a trade restrictionist. Everything in the book was wrong in the beef industry, and all they asked me to do-

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