Canada: Over to Industry

In sharp outline Canadians saw this week how two World Wars had buttressed the Dominion's agricultural economy with a fine manufacturing industry. The lesson was recited by Reconstruction Minister Clarence Howe, who stood up in the House of Commons to give a final report on Canada's World War II output and an outline of peacetime industrial prospects.

The war record was impressive and well known : as an arsenal of the Empire Canada had produced 16,200 aircraft, 28,000 heavy field and naval guns, 1,500,000 machine guns and rifles, 8,000 ships, 800,000 vehicles, ammunition in the millions of rounds. To turn out these...

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