February 28, 1944 (19th Parliament, 5th Session)

LIB

Mr. CHEVRIER: (Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Munitions and Supply)

Liberal

1. No.
2. The pool was not formed by order of the transit control. The pool was formed at the request of a large majority of taxi operators, was concurred in by the city-appointed wartime transit advisory committee, the city council, and the transit control supervisor of Saint John, N.B.
3. (a) and (b). The published announcement of the Saint John Wartime Transit association states that "The Association is absolutely a voluntary, non-profit organization to receive, sort and transmit calls for the public benefit. The association assumes ao liability for the acts or omissions of the members or their employees."

Topic:   SAINT JOHN, N.B., TAXI POOL
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