Special Agents Series Volume 66-73

Special Agents Series Volume 66-73

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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. 1913 edition. Excerpt: ...product of their labor and at the same time pay more for what they buy than in the United States. For instance, the Canadian farmer usually receives les3 91327--13 2 than the American farmer for his wheat, while all his farm machinery and utensils cost him more, not to mention the flour that is made from his wheat. That Manitoba flour is sold cheaper in London than in Winnipeg is accepted in the west as a well-known fact. There are numerous trade combinations in Canada, and where there is not an acknowledged trade combination there is usually among the large concerns a working agreement that operates to the same end. Canada has for some time been anxious to increase its manufactures in order to aid the growth of the country and in some measure lessen the amount borrowed every year from abroad to pay foi" foreign manufactures. In addition to tariff protection, Canada has aid out millions in bounties to the iron and steel industry, to the ead and petroleum industries, to manufacturer of binder twiae, to fishermen, etc. In many cases industries are encouraged by land grants, remission of taxes, etc. For instance, the Dominion Iron & Steel Co. whea it was started at Sydney, Nova Scotia, was aided substantially by the Dominion, by the Province, and by the town. In addition to the tariff and bounty enactments, the "made in Canada" amendment to the railway subsidies act of 1900, the Do minion patent law of 1903, and the antidumping enactments of 1904 and 1907 were all devised to aid home manufacture. Canada has granted large sums of money in bounties to inaugurate and develop industries, and the railroads especially have had great assistance in the way of cash, lands, stock guaranties, etc. The railroads, however, have made...show more

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  • Paperback | 180 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 331g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236892232
  • 9781236892232