March 19, 1930 (16th Parliament, 4th Session)

CON

Mr. CANTLEY:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. At what date did the Pictou island cable connection with the mainland last go out of
commission?
2. What was the cause of cable ceasing to operate ?
3. Have representations been made to the postal authorities or any department of the government relative to the failure of cable communication with Pictou island? If so, by whom?
4. When will cable communication he reestablished with Pictou island?
5. Has the Postmaster General considered the matter of air mail service to Pictou island during the winter months, either by the diversion of the air mail planes serving Prince Edward Island or the Magdelen islands or otherwise?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   PICTOU ISLAND CABLE
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