March 13, 1929 (16th Parliament, 3rd Session)

CON

Mr. BRADY:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Will the government inform the house as to whether or not British and American financial interests representing $500,000,000 have approached the Dominion government regarding erection of two electric plants, one on Vancouver island, the other at St. John, New Brunswick, for the manufacture of steel from black sand, which is available in large quantities on Vancouver island, Queen Charlotte islands, and in the region of the St. Lawrence river along the Atlantic coast?
2. Did John W. Houldsworth, managing director of Iron Ore Process, Limited, of London, England, representing the above Anglo-American interests, interview the Dominion government or any member thereof to obtain Dominion government's co-operation in establishing proposed industries?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   STEEL FROM BLACK SAND
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