Canada: EXTERNAL AFFAIRS: Momentous Decision

Quite casually, Canada's big, able Trade Minister James Angus MacKinnon rose in the House of Commons to make an announcement of import to the whole world. The Government had decided, he said, to hold down the Canadian export price of wheat to $1.55 a bushel.

The decision was made in the face of a mouth-watering fact: because of world shortages Canada could probably get any price she wanted, within reason, for her wheat. Canada could at least get the going U.S. price of $1.70 a bushel ($1.90 in Canadian money), which would delight...

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