Canada; Economic Position and Plans for Development

Front Cover
Guaranty Trust Company of New York, 1919 - Canada - 30 pages
 

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Selected pages

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page 13 - ... leaving the total net value added by the process of manufacture as $1,412,686,238 or $5,449,098 more than the gross value of all production in 1915. The invested capital of Canadian industrial plants in 1917 was $2,772,517,680 of which (a) land, buildings and fixtures amounted to $998,351,070; (b) machinery and tools to $567,262,538; (c) materials on hand, stocks in process, finished products, fuel and miscellaneous supplies, to $745,546,310, and (d) cash, accounts and bills receivable to $461,357,762....
Page 12 - ... $1,407,137,140 The gross value of goods made in Canada in 1917 amounted to $3,015,506,869, and the cost of materials was $1,602,820,631, leaving a net value added by the process of manufacture of $1,412,686,238, or $5,449,098 more than the gross value of production in 1915. The...
Page 30 - Because we know Canada better than perhaps any other country, and because of the Dominion's great opportunities, our country ought to play a part in the development of the natural resources of Canada which will be beneficial to the industry and enterprise of both countries.
Page 13 - ... made in Canada, in 1917, amounted to $3,015,506,869, and the cost of materials was $1,602,820,631, leaving the total net value added by the process of manufacture as $1,412,686,238 or $5,449,098 more than the gross value of all production in 1915. The invested capital of Canadian industrial plants in 1917 was $2,772,517,680 of which (a) land, buildings and fixtures amounted to $998,351,070; (b) machinery and tools to $567,262,538; (c) materials on hand, stocks in process, finished products, fuel...
Page 14 - Before August 1914, no Canadian manufacturer had ever made a shell or a cartridge case or a fuse, yet in the second half of 1917 Canada was producing 55 per cent.
Page 21 - Dominion and of the remarkable'' degree to which their adaptability for central station work has been appreciated in principle and realized in practice.
Page 30 - ... we were reaching the point where as a nation there would be surplus funds available for investment.
Page 13 - The totals of the twenty leading industries in gross and net value of production were $1,720,700,960 and $724,266,227, and they represent respectively 57 per cent.
Page 25 - The coal industry of Nova Scotia and the great steel works of Sydney have been built through American enterprise.
Page 25 - Willis, formerly secretary of the Federal Reserve Board, is authority for the statement that the total American investments in Canada prior to the war amounted to more than $600,000,000.

Bibliographic information