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Mr. Clark's first areas of concern are what he perceives as two major developments of substance in terms of economic policy: the question of controls and the imposition of a form of controls that leave little room for consultation. This discussion is followed by the speaker's assertion that he regards himself as the leaer of an alternative government for Canada, whose approach to economic policy-making in Canada would include public discussion. A description of his party's mandate and plans for implementing an alternative government. Problems with price and wage controls. The reality of the current controls and how to deal with them. The role of Parliament. Discussion of how Mr. Clark's party would govern Canada.