CANADA: Up, Up, Up

With their country still nominally neutral, their war effort still far from hitting its full, expensive stride, U.S. citizens last week got a close-up view of what war taxation meant in dollars & cents, a possible preview of U.S. taxation in the uncertain years to come. In Ottawa, Canadian Finance Minister J. L. Ilsley stood up in Parliament to introduce the Dominion's biggest budget ever ($1,760,000,000), to suggest the biggest tax bill ($1,450,000,000) Canadians have ever paid.

Going up, up, up, Canadian taxes are still well below the skyscraper level of Britain's, stand at the moment about halfway between...

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