Hon. Theogene Ricard (Saint-Hyacinthe):
Mr. Speaker, I would like to direct a question to the Minister of Industry, Trade and Commerce.
Does the minister intend to table in the House a study showing the number of shoe factories that have closed down in the last ten years because of massive imports of footwear, and in this case what amounts have Canadians been able to save every year?
Subtopic: SHOES-STUDY RELATING TO COMPANIES THAT HAVE CEASED OPERATIONS