CANADA: Mounties v. Sit-Downs

Cocking a purposeful eye across the border at John L. Lewis (see p. 17), His Majesty's diligent Crown Prosecutor Oscar Gagnon declared in Montreal last week: "Sitdown strikes are illegal in Canada. If one move is made to break any Canadian law, Lewis or anyone else will be taken into custody!"

At Ottawa the Dominion House of Commons resoundingly cheered Minister of Justice Ernest Lapointe, who has pledged on behalf of Prime Minister William Lyon Mackenzie King, a lifelong Liberal, that the "entire resources" of the Dominion Government, including the famed Royal Canadian Mounted...

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