The Board of
Railway Commissioners for Canada.

Order no. G.O. 285

Tuesday, the 2nd of
March, A.D. 1920

In the matter of the application of the Canadian Manufacturers' Association for an order directing the extension of the Canadian Car Demurrage Rules, so as to provide for what is known as the Average Demurrage plan.


F. B. Carvell
Chief Commissioner

S. J. McLean
Asst. Chief Commissioner

Upon hearing the matter at the sittings of the Board held in Toronto, April 25, 1911; Vancouver, May 19, 1913; Calgary, May 26, 1913; Edmonton, May 27, 1913; Regina, May 29, 1913; Winnipeg, May 30, 1913; Fort William, June 4, 1913, and Ottawa, June 16 and 17, 1913, in the presence of representatives of the Canadian Manufacturers' Association, the Canadian Retail Coal Dealers' Association, the Canadian Lumbermen's Association, the Canadian Car Service Bureau, the Montréal Lumber Association, the Montréal Grain Exchange, the Boards of Trade of Toronto, Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Regina, Winnipeg and Montréal, the Canadian National Railways, the Canadian Pacific, Grand Trunk, and Grand Trunk Pacific Railway Companies, the Michigan Central and Pere Marquette Railroad Companies, Winnipeg shippers, the Great West Saddlery Company, Limited, the Winnipeg Sandstone Brick Company, Limited, D. Ackland & Sons, the Manitoba Bridge and Iron Works, the Dominion Bridge Company, the Beaver Soap Company, the Vulcan Iron Works, the J. D. Clark Billiard Company, the Winnipeg Cabinet Factory, Parker Whyte, Limited, the Alaska Bedding Company, the Canadian H. W. Johns Manville Company, Limited, the Manitoba Linseed Oil Mills, the Martin-Senour Company, Limited, the Canada Cement Company, the Alsip Brick Tile and Lumber Company, the Canadian Carbon Company, the Winnipeg Steel Granary and Culvert Company, Limited, the Gurney Northwest Foundry Company, the Winnipeg Paint and Glass Company, the Manitoba Gypsum Company, the Perfection Concrete Company, George Gale & Sons, and the Anthes Foundry, Limited, and what was alleged; and upon reading the further written submissions filed,—

It is ordered: That the application be, and it is hereby, refused.

S. J. McLean
Asst. Chief Commissioner,
The Board of Railway Commissioners for Canada.