April 16, 1925 (14th Parliament, 4th Session)


William Lyon Mackenzie King (Prime Minister; President of the Privy Council; Secretary of State for External Affairs)


Right Hon. W. L. MACKENZIE KING (Prime Minister):

As I understand the socalled treaty between Australia and Canada, there was an understanding reached that the tariff in Australia would be changed in certain particulars and that the tariff in Canada would also be changed in some particulars. I believe the Australian government have taken action in the matter of altering their tariff. We are still negotiating with Australia with respect to such changes as are to be made in the Canadian tariff. Until we have completed these negotiations, it cannot be said that the matter has been finally determined.

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