The Board of
Railway Commissioners for Canada.

Order no. G.O. 453

Friday, the 21st of
October, A.D. 1927

In the matter of the application of Jas. McDonnell Company, Limited, of Montréal, Québec, for a ruling that hay shipped to Canadian ports for cattle feed on board ocean liners should receive the same privileges as export hay.


Thomas Vien
Deputy Chief Commissioner

C. Lawrence

Upon hearing the application at the sittings of the Board held in Montréal, May 12, 1927, in the presence of counsel for the applicant company and representatives of the Canadian Freight Association and the Canadian National Railways, and what was alleged; and upon the report and recommendation of its Chief Traffic Officer,—

The Board declares: That hay billed to Canadian ports for feeding cattle on ocean steamers should be accorded the same car demurrage regulations as provided for export traffic.

Thomas Vien
Deputy Chief Commissioner,
The Board of Railway Commissioners for Canada.