Hon. Lionel Chevrier (Minister of Transport):
Mr. Speaker, by leave of the house I should like to move:
That the annual reports for 1949 of the Canadian National railway system, the Canadian National (West Indies) Steamships Limited, the Canadian National Railways securities trust, the auditors' report to parliament in respect to the Canadian National railway system and the Canadian National (West Indies) Steamships Limited, and the budget of the Canadian National Railways and Canadian National (West Indies) Steamships Limited for 1951, tabled this day, be referred to the sessional committee on railways and shipping owned, operated and controlled by the government, together with the following estimates for 1950-51:
Vote 493-Maritime Freight Rates Act, Canadian National Railways;
Vote 494-Maritime Freight Rates Act, railways other than Canadian National;
Vote 558-Prince Edward Island car ferry and terminals, deficit 1950;
Vote 559-Canadian National (West Indies) Steamships Limited, deficit 1950.
And that the resolution passed by the house on February 24, 1950, referring certain estimates to the committee of supply, be rescinded in so far as the said resolution relates to votes Nos. 493, 494, 558 and 559.
Subtopic: REFERENCE OF ANNUAL REPORT, BUDGET AND CERTAIN ESTIMATES TO RAILWAYS AND SHIPPING COMMITTEE