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An outline of the critical importance of international trade to the Canadian economy and the absolute necessity of Canada being competitive in world markets if we are to sustain growth and maintain the standard of living to which we have become accustomed. A description of the role of efficient domestic transportation in making available to world markets the products of Canada. A synopsis of the basic findings of the MacPherson Royal Commission on Transportation; the definition of the objective of National Transportation Policy. How such an objective might be obtained. Reliance on competition rather than regulation. Effectively allocating the use of transportation resources. Realizing Canada's full transportation potential. The transportation industry, labour, and government discharging their respective duties in order to reach this goal.