May 24, 1930 (16th Parliament, 4th Session)


James Shaver Woodsworth


Mr. J. S. WOODSWORTH (Winnipeg North Centre):

Mr. Speaker, in the absence of the Minister of Trade and Commerce (Mr. Malcolm) possibly the Minister of Finance (Mr. Dunning) could give me an answer with regard to a question on Russian coal. I presume that Russian coal is being sent to this country to pay for Canadian goods. Can the minister give us information as to the class of Canadian goods which is being exported to Russia and the present trade balance?
Hon. CHARLES A. DUNNING (Minister of Finance): I am afraid my hon. friend will
have to put that question on the order paper. I am sure the Minister of Trade and Commerce through his department will be able to give an answer to it; I cannot offhand.

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