The Board of
Railway Commissioners for Canada.
Order no. G.O. 210
|Tuesday, the 13th of
November, A.D. 1917
In the matter of the complaints of the Winnipeg, Calgary, Regina, and Saskatoon Boards of Trade and the Canadian Manufacturers' Association against the Tariffs, C.R.C. Nos. 3 and 4, effective September 1, 1917, filed on behalf of the railway companies by G. C. Ransom, agent, providing increased all-rail freight rates from Eastern Canada to points west of and including Port Arthur; and applying for an Order suspending the said tariffs.
S. J. McLean
Upon hearing the applications at the sittings of the Board held in Calgary, October 15, Edmonton, October 16, Saskatoon, October, 17, Regina, October 18, Winnipeg, October 19, and Fort William, October 20, 1917, the Boards of Trade of Calgary, Edmonton, Saskatoon, North Battleford, Regina, Moosejaw, Winnipeg, and Fort William, the Canadian Pacific, Canadian Northern, Grand Trunk Pacific, and the Edmonton, Dunvegan and British Columbia Railway Companies, the Canadian Manufacturers' Association, the Hardware Section of the Calgary Board of Trade, the Retail Merchants' Association of Saskatchewan, the Wholesalers of Saskatoon, the Province of Manitoba, and the Canadian Council of Agriculture being represented at the hearings, and what was alleged; and upon the report of the Chief Traffic Officer of the Board,—
It is ordered: That the complaints be, and they are hereby, dismissed.
Assistant Chief Commissioner,
The Board of Railway Commissioners for Canada.