Canada at War: Beef for Beefeaters

Beef-loving, beef-rationed Britain last week made a deal to take all the Canadian beef that Canada can ship overseas in 1944 and 1945. Canada will finance a large part of the cost out of her own version of Lend-Lease (Mutual Aid). The Dominion was glad to do so, for the deal was a good thing for both countries.

British beefeaters were assured of at least 100,000,000 pounds.

For Canadian farmers the deal opened the prospect of a fine postwar market. If Canadian beef can please the British palate, postwar shipments can be delivered in ten days or less. Such express shipments need only...

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