March 24, 1938 (18th Parliament, 3rd Session)

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Mr. COLD WELL:

1. What is the present indebtedness of the Canadian National Railways, and how is it
made up?
2. How much is still owing the Grand Trunk shareholders?
3. What amount would it be necessary for the Canadian National Railways to earn each year in order to pay its way?
4. What percentage of the total mail in Canada does the Canadian National Railways handle, and what is the percentage of mail carried by the Canadian National Railways between competitive points?
5. How much of the equipment in use by the Canadian National Railways is rented, and what was the total rental paid in the years 1933, 1934, 1935, 1936, and 1937, and on what class of equipment was this rental paid?
6. Which company operates the radio carrier system in the east and west? If any change was made in this operation lately, why was it made? What was the amount of revenue derived from this service by the Canadian National Railways last year, and what is the expected revenue for this year?
7. What are the salaries of the board of directors, and what were their expenses for the year 1937?
8. What is the present capitalization of the Canadian National Railways? By how much has it been reduced, and when?

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9. Has the pooling of passenger train services in the east been successful, and what has been the increase or decrease in revenues (between pooling points) to the Canadian National Railways since its inception?

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS
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