January 22, 1969 (28th Parliament, 1st Session)

LIB

Eric William Kierans (Postmaster General)

Liberal

Hon. Eric W. Kierans (Postmaster General):

In so far as the Post Office Department is concerned: 1. No.
2. Traditionally, Parliament has sanctioned special rates of postage for newspapers and periodicals to encourage the development and growth of the Canadian publishing industry. These postage rates, to the extent that they do not cover the costs of postal handling and distribution, represent a subvention provided these publications.

Topic:   QUESTIONS ON THE ORDER PAPER
Subtopic:   RICHMOND, QUE.-NEWSPAPER PUBLICATION
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