New Outlook Volume 73

New Outlook Volume 73

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1903 edition. Excerpt: ...Canada to the United States. A duty of five cents per dozen has practically excluded them from the American: market for many years, and the Canadian producer has found a market for thisj article in Great Britain which is said to) be as satisfactory as was the market formerly furnished by the United States. Last year the export of eggs from Canada was, to Great Britain, 11,397,000 dozen; to the United States, 237,000 dozen---a total of 140,608,000 eggs, or less than two eggs annually for each inhabitant of the United States. With free trade in eggs the export to the United States, it is evident from the above statement, would bear so small a proportion to the production in that country for consumption that no appreciable effect upon prices could be produced; and the same thing would hold true, practically. with regard to the prices of all farm products imported into the United States from Canada for consumption. Of late years a marked change has come over public sentiment in Canada regarding reciprocity with the United States, and the feeling of indifference which exists is increasing. The knowledge, as yet only partial, of the great resources of Canada and the boundless possibilities of the great Canadian Northwest has aroused aspirations for national development. The policy of fosteringCanadian industries and interests is appealing more strongly day by day to the sympathies of the Canadian people, and the idea of a high protection tariff and the inauguration of a distinctively Canadian system is growing in favor, and will sweep the country at the next general elections if not headed off by a successful reciprocity movement. This feeling is closely allied to the Imperialistic sentiment which aspires to some form of organic union between...show more

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  • Paperback | 626 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 32mm | 1,102g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236870700
  • 9781236870704