April 17, 1923 (14th Parliament, 2nd Session)

CON

Arthur Meighen (Leader of the Official Opposition)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. MEIGHEN:

I know the government suspended it but the government's legislation in the first place, if I remember correctly-I 'will be corrected if I am wrong- was for the abolition entirely of the agreement. There was an amendment proposed, I think, in the Senate-I am not quite sure of that- and the government as a compromise agreed to it; but the government adopted the principle which had always been in effect until then, that there should not be hampering restrictions upon the board when dealing with the general subject.

Topic:   EQUALIZATION OF RAILWAY RATES
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