Amended by
G.O. 224

The Board of
Railway Commissioners for Canada.

Order no. G.O. 222

Tuesday, the 19th of
March, A.D. 1918

In the matter of the complaint of the Canadian Manufacturers' Association, on behalf of the packing industry, that railway companies refuse to accept oleomargarine as part of the minimum weight of packing-house products, loaded in so-called pedlar cars on private sidings.


H. L. Drayton
Chief Commissioner

D'Arcy Scott
Assistant Chief Commissioner

W. B. Nantel
Deputy Chief Commissioner

S. J. McLean

A. S. Goodeve

A. C. Boyce

Upon hearing the complaint at the sittings of the Board held in Ottawa, March 19, 1918, the Canadian Manufacturers' Association, the Canadian Freight Association, the Toronto Board of Trade, the Pere Marquette Railroad Company, and the Canadian Pacific, Grand Trunk, and Canadian Northern Railway Companies being represented at the hearing, and what was alleged,—

It is ordered: That the tariffs of the said railway companies providing for the transportation of packing-house products, fresh meats, and other articles in pedlar cars, be revised so as to include oleomargarine as packing-house products.

H. L. Drayton
Chief Commissioner,
The Board of Railway Commissioners for Canada.