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

CON

Arthur Meighen (Leader of the Official Opposition)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. MEIGHEN:

The provincial government of Manitoba has the contractual right to fix rates. As between that railway company and the Canadian Northern Railway Company, which is still a corporate company to-day, the government of Manitoba can force the railway company to put whatever rates in effect it wants, unless restrained by the parliament of the Dominion of Canada.

Topic:   EQUALIZATION OF RAILWAY RATES
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