Canada at War: THE DOMINION: Time for Decision

Over Ottawa last week hung an air of crisis. On Parliament Hill newsmen heard rumors that an election might be called, that some Cabinet members had threatened to resign, that there would be a special session of Parliament. Said Toronto's Government-baiting Globe and Mail: "The [Army] manpower crisis . . . is moving rapidly to its climax. All the evidence is that this time settlement cannot be delayed. . . ." Not everything was rumor. Prime Minister William Lyon Mackenzie King had called all 21 members of his Cabinet into special session....

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