The surveys have all been made and the people are at work on it now. There is a subsidy granted by the Nova Scotia government and a contract made with this company. The company is composed largely of Canadians : Mr. Fitzpatrick, of New Glasgow ; Mr. Stratton, the Provincial Secretary of Ontario ; and Mr. McCormick, a member of this House. It is an excellent company. They have made all their financial arrangements and completed their surveys. The Nova Scotia government granted a subsidy of $5,000 a mile over the whole railway.
Subtopic: RAILWAY SUBSIDIES.