Canada at War: Down Payment on the Future

EXTERNAL AFFAIRS

Air-minded Canada last week made a down payment on her future in the air. The Dominion announced that she would repay the U.S. the millions of dollars which the U.S. Army had poured into 35 Canadian airfields and flight strips. These opened up the northeast and the northwest air passages linking America to Europe and to Asia.

A current surplus of U.S. dollars in Canadian banks enabled Canada to pay the U.S. $76,800,000 for work done by U.S. soldiers and civilians. The Canadian share in the joint enterprises came to another...

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