The Board of
Railway Commissioners for Canada.

Order no. G.O. 197

Friday, the 6th of
July, A.D. 1917

In the matter of the complaints of the Boards of Trade of Vancouver, Edmonton, and Winnipeg, the Saskatoon Branch of the Retail Merchants' Association of Canada, Inc., the Montréal Board of Trade, and the Canadian Manufacturers' Association against the proposed increase in the rail and water rates between Eastern and Western Canada:

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H. L. Drayton
Chief Commissioner

D'Arcy Scott
Assistant Chief Commissioner

S. J. McLean
Commissioner

A. S. Goodeve
Commissioner

Upon the matter having been set down for hearing at Victoria, Vancouver, Nelson, Calgary, Edmonton, Saskatoon, Winnipeg, and Fort William; and upon hearing what was alleged by the representatives of the Associated Boards of Trade of Eastern British Columbia and the Canadian Pacific Railway Company,—

It is ordered: That the General Order of the Board No. 187, dated April 12, 1917, be, and it is hereby, rescinded; and the rates named in tariffs C.R.C. Nos. 1 and 2, published by G. C. Ransom, agent, are hereby allowed to become effective, with the exception of the rates on sugar to Port Arthur, Fort William, and Westfort, for furtherance.

And it is further ordered: That the present rail and water rates on sugar to Port Arthur, Fort William, and Westfort, for furtherance be, and the same are hereby, continued in effect until further order of the Board.

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