Business: Hydro

A vast domain is the Province of Ontario, stretching from the Ottawa River to the Manitoba prairies; from Niagara Falls to Hudson Bay. Within its 400,000 sq. mi. are one-third of Canada's population; one-half of Canada's industry. Almost every known mineral except coal lies beneath Ontario's geologically ancient hills. And that fact has given rise to the greatest public power enterprise in the capitalist world—the Ontario Hydro-Electric Power Commission. Last week "Hydro" found itself in the thick of a furious politico-economic fight which stirred the whole Dominion.

Ontario's new Liberal Premier Mitchell...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!