October 20, 1949 (21st Parliament, 1st Session)

PC

Mr. Fulton:

Progressive Conservative

1. Does the dominion government telephone service base its rates for service in whole or in part on telephone rates charged by commercial telephone companies?
2. If not. on what basis are its rates assessed?
3. Is the dominion government opposing or otherwise the applications of the British Columbia Telephone Company, a Bell Telephone subsidiary, and the Bell Telephone Company for increases in telephone rates?
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4. Is the dominion government or the Department of Transport to be represented in any way before the board of transport commissioners on the hearing of the above-mentioned applications? If so, how is it to be represented?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   BELL TELEPHONE COMPANY
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