The Press: Canadian Secrecy

No German troops were mobilized along Canada's border last week, no Canadian cities had been bombed, and only by the remotest flight of fancy could alarmists see the Dominion as a battleground. But life in Canada went on under a haze of Governmental silence as profound as if an alien army had been camped before the gates of Ottawa.

More rigorous than in Great Britain itself, Canadian censorship was comparable only to the strict wartime supervision of the press in France. Under its sweeping regulations the Minister of National Defense had power to...

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