G.O. 169
G.O. 265

The Board of
Railway Commissioners for Canada.

Order no. G.O. 153

Thursday, the 4th of
November, A.D. 1915

Re section 321 of the Railway Act and orders dated March 3, 1904, and January 18, 1909, it is ordered as follows:

  1. That any proposed new issue of the Canadian Freight Classification, or any proposed supplement o the issue then current, be submitted in printed proof form for the approval of the Board before it be made effective.
  2. That should such proposed new issue or supplement remove any good from a lower to a higher class, or in any way increase the amount to be paid for carriage, notice of submission thereof be published in two next succeeding issues of the Canada Gazette, in the following form:
  3. "Notice is hereby given that the Canadian Freight Association did, on the  ..  .. . day of  ..  .. ., 19., submit to the Board of Railway Commissioners for Canada, for its approval, Canadian Freight Classification no.  ..  .. . (or Supplement no.  ..  .. . to Canadian Freight Classification no.  ..  ..  .. )."

  4. That the said proof show and include—
    1. Under heading of "Additions," articles not previously classified and the proposed ratings thereof, also new rules or regulations which it is proposed to add to the Classification.
    2. Under the heading "Changes," proposed increased or reduced ratings, or changes in the existing rules or regulations, and in a parallel column those previously approved by the Board.
  5. That the application to the Board be accompanied by—three copies of the said proof; the reasons, fully stated in manuscript, for proposed changes involving increased transportation charges; a copy of the notice furnished to the Kings' Printer for publication in the Canada Gazette.
  6. That at the same time one copy of the said proof, also of the said notice for publication, be furnished to the following bodies, with the request that fully explained objections, if any, to proposed changes involving increased transportation charges be filed with the Board of Railway Commissioners within 30 days from the receipt of the said proof and notice:—Canadian Manufacturers' Association, Ontario Grocer's Guild, Fruit Growers' Association of Ontario, Montréal Chamber of Commerce, Boards of Trade of Belleville, Berlin, Ont., Brandon, Man., Brantford, Brockville, Ont., Calgary, Alta., Chatham, Collingwood, Cornwall, Ont., Edmonton, Alta., Fort William, Ont., Fredericton, N.B., Galt, Guelph, Ont., Halifax, N.S., Hamilton, Kenora, Kingston, Ont., Lethbridge, Alta., London, Ont., Medicine Hat, Alta., Montréal, Que., Nelson, B.C., Ottawa, Owen Sound, Peterboro, Port Arthur, Preston, Ont., Prince Albert, Sask., Prince Rupert, B.C., Québec, Que., Regina, Sask., St. Catharines, Ont., St. Hyacinthe, Que., St. John, N.B., St. Thomas, Sarnia, Ont., Saskaton, Sask., Sherbrooke, Que., Stratford, Ont., Three Rivers, Que., Toronto, Ont., Valleyfield, Que., Vancouver, Victoria, B.C., Waterloo, Windsor, Ont., Winnipeg, Man., Woodstock, Ont., also to the railway companies which are not members of the Canadian Freight Association.

Canadian Railway and Marine World No. 214 (Dec. 1915), pg. 471, col. 3