IN THE MATTER OF an application by Halifax Grain Elevator Limited pursuant to section 59 of the National Transportation Act, 1987, R.S.C., 1987, c. 28 (3rd Supp.) (hereinafter NTA, 1987) for an investigation into Canadian National Railway Company Freight Tariffs CNR 4436, CNR 4484 and GTW 4501 for the carriage of feed grain from southwestern Ontario, western Canada and various U.S. origins to certain Nova Scotia destinations.
AND WHEREAS on July 1, 1996, the Canada Transportation Act, S.C., 1996, c. 10 (hereinafter the CTA) came into effect. Pursuant to section 195 of the CTA and to the Discontinuance and Continuance of Proceedings Order, 1996, SOR/96-383, proceedings relating to certain matters before the NTA prior to the coming into effect of section 195 shall be dealt with by the Canadian Transportation Agency (hereinafter the Agency), pursuant to the provisions of the CTA. This proceeding is included in the Order as a matter to be dealt with pursuant to the provisions of the CTA;
AND WHEREAS evidence was received from Halifax Grain Elevator Limited, CN, Windsor and Hantsport Railway Company, Halifax Port Corporation, Canada Steamship Lines, Dover Mills Limited, Mr. Joe Von Bommel, Parrish & Heimbecker Limited, Smith Brokerage Limited, the Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture and Marketing, Interpro Sales Limited, Bidalosy Farms Limited, Sproule Farms, the Nova Scotia Chicken Producers Board, the Nova Scotia Turkey Producers' Marketing Board, the Chicken Producers Association of Nova Scotia and ACA Co-operative Limited;
AND WHEREAS the Agency has considered all material received and on file and in accordance with the Decision of the Agency which is appended hereto.
THE AGENCY HEREBY:
NOW THEREFORE, IT IS ORDERED THAT: