April 24, 1944 (19th Parliament, 5th Session)

LIB

Mr. MacKINNON (Edmonton West): (Minister of Trade and Commerce)

Liberal

1. No. Cars for the shipment of wheat from the majority of shipping stations have, since October 23, 1943, been authorized in accordance with the percentage of business the various elevator companies at each station handled during the crop seasons 1938-39 and 1939-40 combined. At stations where some of the elevators were closed, part or1 all of these seasons, it was not considered equitable to put this basis into effect and it was necessary for the board to work out some more satisfactory plan.
2. 256,910 bushels net.
3 . 440,340 bushels net.
4. 181 cars of wheat authorized for shipment. PRAIRIE FARM ASSISTANCE-PAYMENTS SINCE 1939

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   ALLOTMENT OF CARS TO LINE ELEVATORS
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