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"Telegraph Rates To The Yukon"
Announced 01 April 1900
The Great Northwestern Telegraph Company has definitely completed its arrangements with the Dominion Government of Canada for transmission of all cable and press and commercial despatches to and from all points along the Yukon circuit. The rate from Victoria, British Columbia on cablegrams is set at 33 cents per word; press despatches are four cents per word, and commercial despatches will also be four cents per word. A minimum charge of $2.50 will be applied in the case of press despatches.