Canada at War: EXTERNAL AFFAIRS: Dividends

For the relief of war-torn countries, Canada appropriated $77,000,000 for UNRRA. Last week, on the eve of an UNRRA convention in Montreal's Windsor Hotel, Dominion Delegate Brooke Claxton reported:

Every bit of the $77,000,000, and probably more, will be spent in Canada for Canadian products. Orders already placed by UNRRA total $11,259,250—for such items as 25,000,000 lbs. of lard, 20,000 tons of farm machinery, 20,000,000 Ibs. of canned fish, $6,000,000 worth of woolen garments. Under negotiation are orders for wheat, meat, trucks, soap.


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