Canada: PARLIAMENT: Only Three Pounds

Canadians, whose Government is a partner in the atomic secret, are as eager as the next to hear more about it. Last week, in Parliament, Canadians—and others—heard more.

Reconstruction Minister Clarence D. Howe introduced a bill in the House calling for Government development and control of atomic energy. The bill would 1) set up a five-man civilian board to conduct atomic research on an annual budget of $3,500,000 and 2) supervise operations of Canada's three uranium plants at Eldorado Mine, N.W.T., Port Hope, Ont., Chalk River, Ont. Minister Howe neatly got around the...