Canada: RATIONING: Double, Double . . .

The Government's meat-rationing troubles grew & grew. In Victoria, Edmonton, Lethbridge, Saint John, many another Canadian city and town, butchers topped off days of beefing about rationing by going on strike. In Montreal, some butchers closed their shops, then marched in a body to shops that stayed open, forced them to close too. Meat trucks reportedly were overturned. In Alberta, some 4,000 coal miners said they would walk off their jobs unless they got double meat rations.


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