The Press: Canada's Saboteur

Last week U. S. editors, pondering the various shapes that censorship might take if it comes to the U. S., were jolted from their guessing game by an actual example —from Canada. Canada's Minister of Munitions abruptly announced in the Canadian Parliament that "the No. 1 saboteur in Canada since the beginning of this war is the Financial Post of Toronto." The Post—as pro-British as any publication going—is Canada's top business weekly. Munitions Minister Clarence Decatur Howe is one of Canada's most powerful men. Behind the Post-Howe feud is a story.

The feud began in 1938, when MacLeod's Magazine—sister publication...

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