March 23, 1979 (30th Parliament, 4th Session)

LIB

John (Jack) Henry Horner (Minister of Industry, Trade and Commerce)

Liberal

Mr. Horner:

With regard to a comparison of conversion to the metric system as between Canada and the United States, in some instances we are ahead and in some instances we are equal. But in every instance in moving toward modernization of our industry, I would rather lead than follow, because if you follow you are naturally behind.

Topic:   ORAL QUESTION PERIOD
Subtopic:   WEIGHTS AND MEASURES
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