March 29, 1932 (17th Parliament, 3rd Session)

LIB

Joseph Oscar Lefebre Boulanger

Liberal

Mr. BOULANGER (Translation):

In the lower part of Quebec, in the counties of Rimouski and Matane, for instance, potato growing was once an important industry; the farmers got good returns which allowed them to live in comfort. Now, owing to the poor prices which potatoes fetch, the farmers' returns are not sufficient to cover the expenses of growing them, and on account of this situation, the Quebec farmers are in a sad plight. Assistance should be given to the farmers of that part of Quebec and the Quebec Conservative members...

Topic:   UNEMPLOYMENT AND FARM RELIEF
Subtopic:   CONTINUANCE ACT, 1932-CONSIDERATION OP RESOLUTION
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