March 28, 1945 (19th Parliament, 6th Session)

LIB

Mr. MICHAUD: (Minister of Transport)

Liberal

1. On all grain, the carload rates on July 31, 1930, from Moose Jaw, Sask., to Vancouver, B.C., were: When for export to British and foreign countries, 25 cents per 100 pounds; when for domestic consumption, 50i cents per 100 pounds.
2. Effective March 10, 1933, on coarse grains and low grade wheat there was published from Moose Jaw to Vancouver carload rate of 39 cents per 100 pounds.
The tariff stipulates that the rates named therein will only apply when a certificate, signed by the Deputy Minister of Agriculture, province of British Columbia, is surrendered by consignee showing that the grain covered by such certificate is to be used for feeding live stock or poultry, and there is also required the surrender of an inspection certificate of the board of grain commissioners for Canada, certifying that shipment consists of grain of a grade specified in the tariff.
On other grain, rates shown in answer to No. 1 above are still in force.
3. Answered by Nos. 1 and 2.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   COARSE GRAINS AND LOW GRADE WHEAT- FREIGHT RATES
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