CANADA: Eight Against One

Blunt and true were the words of aged and revered Brigadier General George P. Vanier, commanding officer of the Fifth (Quebec) Military District.

"The irresponsible fanatics in this province who speak with contempt of the British achievements," warned Vanier, "are rendering a dreadful disservice to their compatriots. There is no surer way of drawing on the head of this province the hatred and violence of the other eight [English-speaking provinces]. Such men will bear a terrible responsibility if they succeed in loosing this flood which might engulf us."

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