March 27, 1924 (14th Parliament, 3rd Session)

PRO

John Evans

Progressive

Mr. EVANS:

How much of the vote of $350,000, Hudson Bay Railway, passed at last session, has since been expended on this work?
Hon. Mr. STEWART (Argenteuil), (for the Postmaster General):
1.
Per Annum cost as on 1st January, 1924
St. John postal district $156,886.60
Quebec postal district 185,265.98
Ottawa postal district 413,004.79
Winnipeg postal district 69,557.83
Saskatoon postal district 33,518.73
Calgary postal district 72,654.94
Vancouver postal district 53,487.21
2.
As on 1st January, 1924 St. John postal district 276
Quebec postal district 292
Ottawa postal district 534
Winnipeg postal district 98
Saskatoon postal district 54
Calgary postal district 95
Vancouver postal district 67
3.
Average cost per mile as on 1st January, 1924, on the basis of 6 trips per week.
St. John postal district $41.47
Quebec postal district 37.94
Ottawa postal district 39.35
Winnipeg postal district 54.56
Saskatoon postal district 53.04
Calgary postal district 51.35
Vancouver postal district 52.54

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   HUDSON BAY RAILWAY
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