Foreign News: Canadian Notes

A walkout of coal miners at Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, last month, was the subject of an interpellation in the House of Commons at Ottawa. Miss Agnes MacPhail asked if the Government intended to sit calmly "while thousands are starving in Cape Breton." James A. Robb, Minister of Finance, stated laconically that no change of policy was contemplated. The strike grew out of an attempt to apply a 10% wage cut, but did not become active until the coal company contended that the workers had overdrawn their credit at the company's supply...

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