Canada: THE DOMINION: Suspicions

In Toronto, two obscure companies* sued to block a Government investigation into the affairs of the famed Eldorado uranium mine, Canada's great source of the raw material of atomic energy. The suit dragged out a closely guarded Government secret; Canadians had not known that Eldorado was under investigation— or why. Now they heard a story that might resound for months.

Sales & Cartels. When Canada's Government expropriated the Eldorado mine in January 1944 (TIME, Aug. 20), its prime (but secret) purpose was to insure an adequate supply of uranium for U.S., British and...

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