April 25, 1917 (12th Parliament, 7th Session)

CON

William Thomas White (Minister of Finance and Receiver General)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Sir THOMAS WHITE:

An understanding was reached whereby $2.50 was fixed as the mill price. I am not aware that there is any written agreement between the manufacturers of news print paper and the newspaper publishers of Canada, but the manufacturers agreed among themselves to fix a price of $2.50 at the mill to supply the Canadian newspaper publishers who have been their customers.

Topic:   NEWSPRINT PAPER.
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