1. Has the wheat board during the present crop year issued instructions to shippers in the prairie provinces to send wheat east instead of west if the freight differential in favour of the west did not exceed 3 to 5 cents a bushel?
2. On what basis are freight charges deducted from the 80 cent guaranteed price in the case of farmers in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta, respectively?
3. Does the farmer in Alberta have deducted from his returns the freight to Vancouver even though his wheat is shipped to Fort William, and, if so, how much per bushel does he gain thereby?
4. Is the same policy applied in regard to
deducting only freight charges to Fort Churchill even though the grain is shipped from Saskatchewan to Fort William? _
5. Is any wheat stored in the Churchill elevator at present, and, if so, was this wheat shipped from Saskatchewan, and on what basis was deduction for freight made in the case of such wheat?
6. Can the wheat stored in Churchill be sold for a greater or lesser price than the grain in store at Vancouver or Fort William?
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Subtopic: FREIGHT RATES ON WHEAT