Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 4, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta
Justin hams it up Little Justin Trudeau hams it up for the camera Wednesday as his parents greet their luncheon guests, the new Chinese ambassador Mr. Chang Wen-chin and Mr. C. F. Wang, a counsellor for the Chinese embassy. Mr. Chang and Mr. Trudeau discussed the prime minister's trip to China scheduled for Oct. 10-16. From left to right are Mrs. Chang, Margaret Trudeau, Mr. Wang, Justin, Mr. Chang and Mr. Trudeau. Passenger fares boost sought TORONTO (CP) Cana- dian Nalional Railways has filed passenger fare increases with the Canadian transport commission to offset increas- ed costs of labor, material and I'ood supplies, the company announced Wednesday. Y.H. Masse, general man- ager of passenger sales and services, said the new rates will lake effect Nov. 1 and will increase the railway's gross passenger revenues by three per cent. Under the new fare struc- ture, rales for basic transpor- tation will average 5.5 cents a mile for travel up to 100 miles and decrease proportionately for longer-distance travel. Preferential fares tor less frequently-travelled 'red' days, will still be less than the fare level of 15 years ago. before CN introduced its red. white and blue fare plan, the company said. White fares will be approximately the same as then and blue fares will be only slightly higher. A passenger, for example, travelling from Toronto to Halifax after Nov. 1 on a 'red" riav will pay compared with the fare now. Travel Tor the same trip on a peak 'blue' day will cost after Nov. 1 compared with S38 Parks hearings delayed EDMONTON'