November 29, 1978 (30th Parliament, 4th Session)

NDP

Max Saltsman

New Democratic Party

Mr. Saltsman:

Mr. Speaker, a supplementary question. Perhaps I might ask the Deputy Prime Minister a question that will not require any authentication.
In view of the fact that, according to the council's report, over-all profits in the food industry increased 63 per cent in the last six months, and since individual food companies such as Weston's, with a 113 per cent profit increase, and Burns Foods with a 199 per cent increase in profit, are profiteering off the Canadian consumer, will the minister request these companies to rescind their food increases?

Topic:   ORAL QUESTION PERIOD
Subtopic:   CONSUMER AFFAIRS
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