June 5, 1972 (28th Parliament, 4th Session)

PC

Elmer MacIntosh MacKay

Progressive Conservative

Mr. Elmer M. MacKay (Central Nova):

Mr. Speaker, I rise under the provisions of Standing Order 43 on a matter of urgent and pressing necessity. It concerns reports which indicate that the railroads are about to seek further increases in freight rates in the maritime region. In view of the fact that this represents the ninth increase in freight rates in 30 months, and in view of the crippling effect that such additional increase would have-

Topic:   ATLANTIC REGION FREIGHT RATES-REQUEST FOR UNANIMOUS CONSENT TO MOVE MOTION UNDER S.O. 43
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