June 4, 1917 (12th Parliament, 7th Session)

CON

Thomas Wilson Crothers (Minister of Labour)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. CROTHERS:

Not at all. The operations of the influences which bring about high prices cannot be suspended by this Parliament or by a food controller. I do believe, however, that the designs of this Order in Council can be carried out; the withholding of foodstuffs from sale at rea-

sellable prices, the restraining of competition, and the enhancing of prices by artificial means.

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