Mr. HOWE: (Minister of Transport)
1. Cash subsidies paid by the dominion to the Canadian National Railways, as reflected in appendix No. 28 B, pages 115 to 120 public accounts 1938, amount to $44,179,077.92. The amount applicable to the period since 1921 is a refund to the dominion of $1,521.82. Cash subsidies paid by provincial and municipal authorities, as reflected in pamphlet published by the Dominion Bureau of Statistics entitled "Canadian National Railways 19231937" are as follows: Provincial, $16,698,208; Municipal, $7,393,867. The amounts of pro-
vincial and municipal subsidies paid since 1921 are as under: Provincial, $250,000; Municipal, $280,563.56.
2. To December 31, 1938, $16,651,345. The substantially modified terminal plan now contemplates an additional expenditure of $12.600.000. which will provide the company with modern central station facilities.
Subtopic: CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS SUBSIDIES- MONTREAL TERMINAL