Canada at War: EXTERNAL AFFAIRS: Spoils of War

Canada took another step toward financial independence of the U.S. last week. Last summer she had purchased (for $76,800,000) all the U.S.built airfields on the staging routes to Europe and Asia. But there still remained in Canada vast amounts of U.S. property—movable and immovable, useful and useless. Now the two good neighbors agreed that:

¶ All immovable U.S. facilities—hospitals, barracks, warehouses, etc.—would be bought by the Canadian Government for prices to be fixed by qualified appraisers. Any properties which the U.S. does not specify for sale will be given free either to the Dominion Government or to the province...

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