HC Deb 21 March 1934 vol 287 cc1203-4
28. Mr. LYONS

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?

Lieut.-Colonel J. COLVILLE (Secretary, Overseas Trade Department)

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.


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?

Lieut.-Colonel COLVILLE

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

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