Canadian National Exhibition.

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce. – in the House of Commons on 21st March 1934.

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Photo of Major Abraham Lyons Major Abraham Lyons , Leicester East

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asked the Secretary to the Overseas Trade Department whether, in view of the celebration of the civic centenary of the city of Toronto, there will be additional British participation in the forthcoming Canadian National Exhibition?

Photo of Mr John Colville Mr John Colville , Midlothian and Peeblesshire Northern

United Kingdom participation at the forthcoming Canadian National Exhibition is being organised by the exhibition authorities with, I understand, the co-operation of the British Trade Section of the Toronto Board of Trade. No information is at present available as to the scale on which United Kingdom industries will be represented.

Photo of Major Abraham Lyons Major Abraham Lyons , Leicester East

Is any encouragement being given by any Department in this country in order to arouse interest among manufacturers here before they consider going to Toronto?

Photo of Mr John Colville Mr John Colville , Midlothian and Peeblesshire Northern

Yes, Sir, and, if the hon. and learned Gentleman has any suggestions to bring to my notice, I shall be glad to hear them.