The Board of
Railway Commissioners for Canada.

Order no. G.O. 279

Monday, the 5th of
January, A.D. 1920

In the matter of the complaint of the Vinemount Orchard Company, of Vinemount, in the province of Ontario, against the rate on fresh fruits to Winnipeg, in the province of Manitoba, as shown in the Canadian Freight Association's Special Commodity Tariff C.R.C. No. 19, effective August 20, 1918.

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F. B. Carvell
Chief Commissioner

S. J. McLean
Asst. Chief Commissioner

W. B. Nantel
Deputy Chief Commissioner

A. S. Goodeve
Commissioner

J. G. Rutherford
Commissioner

Upon hearing the submissions of the Freight Traffic Manager of the Canadian Pacific Railway Company, on behalf of the railway companies interested herein, at the sittings of the Board held in Ottawa on the 16th day of September, 1919, the Canadian Pacific and Grand Trunk Railway Companies, the Canadian National Railways the Canadian Freight Association, and the Fruit Branch of the Dominion Department of Agriculture being represented at the hearing, and what was alleged; and upon the report of the Chief Traffic Officer of the Board, and reading the written submissions subsequently filed on behalf of the Fruit Commissioner of the said department; and it appearing that the said tariff contravenes the Order of the Board dated October 10, 1904, in the complaint of the Ontario Fruit Growers' Association, and the Order of the Board No. 8207, dated September 27, 1909, dismissing the application of the Canadian Freight Association for an order rescinding the said order of October 10, 1904,—

It is ordered: That the Canadian Freight Association's Tariff C.R.C. No. 19, effective August 20, 1918, be, and it is hereby, disallowed.

And it is further ordered: That the Canadian Freight Association, in virtue of the authority thereupon conferred by powers of attorney of the railway companies interested herein, forthwith publish and file a tariff restoring the rates on fresh fruits from points in Ontario and Québec to Winnipeg, Portage la Prairie, and Brandon, in the province of Manitoba, prescribed in the said Order of the Board dated October 10, 1904, as increased by authority of the General Order of the Board No. 212, dated January 15, 1918, and as further increased by Order in Council No. P.C. 1863, dated July 27, 1918; the said increases having been continued in effect by the General Order of the Board No. 276, dated December 31, 1919.

F. B. Carvell
Chief Commissioner,
The Board of Railway Commissioners for Canada.