Canada at War: ONTARIO: Victory for Papa

When his daughters were born, he ran dazedly away to hide, crying: "A man like me should be kept in jail." As any father would, he made a scene when control of his new daughters was taken from his hands, given to a Government-appointed board of guardians. It was another affront to his paternal dignity when the girls were kept in aseptic isolation in a fancy hospital-home of their own. For almost ten years Oliva Dionne had nursed a wounded pride. Last week he won a great victory.

In Ontario's Legislature last week, Attorney General Leslie Blackwell introduced a bill, certain...

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