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Announced 15 November 1910
A new proposal has been offered by the Dominion Government of Canada. Consideration is now being made towards a government-owned undersea telegraph-telephone cable between Canada and the mother country, Great Britain. The original route, surveryed by Canadian and Quebec-born FN Gisbourn, was first suggested in 1860. The cable is to run from Glasgow, Scotland to Faros Island, thence to Greenland and thence again to Hamilton Inlet, Labrador, Canada [sic]. The estimated cost is $4,250,000, which, it is figured, would permit a charge of nine cents a word for ordinary and five cents a word for Press messages.