Hon. J. P. Deschatelets (Minister of Public Works):
1. Yes. (a) Partly of Canadian origin, partly of foreign origin, (b) Canadian, $56,634.46; foreign, $29,623.04.
2. Because purchases were for replacements of broken items originally purchased in a foreign country and not obtainable elsewhere or because the china required by the user department is not available in Canada.
Subtopic: PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT PURCHASE OF CHINAWARE