April 6, 1957 (22nd Parliament, 5th Session)


Hugues Lapointe (Postmaster General; Minister of Veterans Affairs)


Mr. Lapointe:

Mr. Chairman, I did announce some time ago in the house that on my instructions a survey had been made last fall and that every case was being looked into. My hon. friend may have seen in the estimates that there is provision for such an increase. Each case has been analysed very carefully, and there are now between 200 and 300 to be processed out of a total of over 5,000 cases throughout the country. This is being done at the present time; the adjustments have been determined, and these rural mail couriers will be advised before the end of this month of the adjustment that has been made in their contracts.

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