May 26, 1930 (16th Parliament, 4th Session)

LIB

Mr. SANDERSON:

Liberal

1. What amount has been paid by the government to railways under the Maritime Freight Rates Act (1927) from July 1, 1927, to December 31, 1929, on account of the 20 per cent reduction in rates enjoyed by shippers east of Levis and Diamond Junction. Quebec?
2. What sum has been paid by the government to each raihvay in the preferred area on rate reduction account during the period in question?
3. What sum has been contributed by the government on deficit account to Canadian National Railways during the same period, as provided by the Maritime Freight Rates Act?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   MARITIME FREIGHT RATES ACT, PAYMENTS
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