The Board of
Railway Commissioners for Canada.

Order no. G.O. 217

Monday, the 28th of
January, A.D. 1918

In the matter of the complaints of the Canadian Manufacturers' Association and the Toronto Board of Trade against the proposaVof the railway companies, by schedules filed to become effective October 15, 1917 (Michigan Central, November 1, 1917), to increase the aggregate minimum weight of less-than-carload shipments of fresh meat, dressed poultry, packing-house products, butter, and eggs, when loaded in refrigerator cars on private sidings in Eastern Canada, from 9,000 to 15,000 pounds per car, the said schedules having been suspended by the Order of the Board No. 26634, dated October 13, 1917.

18855.22

D'Arcy Scott
Assistant Chief Commissioner

W. B. Nantel
Deputy Chief Commissioner

S. J. McLean
Commissioner

A. S. Goodeve
Commissioner

A. C. Boyce
Commissioner

Upon hearing the complaints at the sittings of the Board held in Ottawa, November 20, 1917, the Canadian Manufacturers' Association, the Toronto Board of Trade, and the Canadian Pacific, Grand Trunk, and Canadian Northern Railway Companies being represented at the hearing, and what was alleged ; and upon reading the further written submissions filed,—

It is ordered:That the railway companies in Eastern Canada subject to the jurisdiction of the Board be, and they are hereby, granted leave to increase the aggregate minimum weight of less-than-carload shipments of fresh meat, dressed poultry, packing-house products, butter, and eggs, when loaded in refrigerator cars on private sidings, from 9,000 to 12,000 pounds per car.

D'Arcy Scott
Assistant Chief Commissioner,
The Board of Railway Commissioners for Canada.