August 11, 1988 (33rd Parliament, 2nd Session)

PC

John Wise (Minister of Agriculture)

Progressive Conservative

Hon. John Wise (Minister of Agriculture):

Mr. Speaker, I think the Hon. Member must also appreciate the fact that the federal Government stays out of the day-to-day operations of the Canadian Wheat Board. The Canadian Wheat Board does not tell our grain customers where to buy their grain.
The Hon. Member might take some satisfaction from a copy of a telex I have here. It is signed by the Commissioner of the Canadian Wheat Board. It states: "I can assure you that we are continuing to pursue all possible marketing opportunities".

Topic:   ORAL QUESTION PERIOD
Subtopic:   GOVERNMENT POSITION
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