Canada at War: THE DOMINION: King to Canada

Canada's Prime Minister threw the weight of his prestige into Grey North's all-important by-election (TIME, Jan. 1; Jan. 15). In a statement addressed to Grey North voters, but directed to all Canada, William Lyon Mackenzie King urged the Ontario riding to elect Liberal Candidate Andrew G. L. McNaughton, National Defense Minister. Should McNaughton be defeated, he strongly implied, Parliament would not meet at all.

The Prime Minister also said that if General McNaughton were elected, the session would be short, and that there would be a general election call "within a few months," certainly before Parliament's legal life ends April 17.

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