May 15, 1922 (14th Parliament, 1st Session)


William Richard Motherwell (Minister of Agriculture)



Yes, that sounds better than dairying. Now, can any hon.

gentleman who advocates a wheat hoard turn down this proposition? After all, it all depends on whose ox is gored. We may as well all admit-with the exception of the hon. member for Victoria City-that we are selfish, and that we cannot help seeing any question but from our own particular viewpoint. But I see this question from the viewpoint of one who has been charged for the time being, Mr. Speaker, with the duty of administering the Department of Agriculture over this vast country, and I cannot for the life of me see this question from any other standpoint than that the introduction of oleo at this time is a discouragement to one of our basic industries, and if you discourage dairying-

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