A Letter From The Publisher, May 16, 1949

You may be interested to know that one country in the world now has as many English-speaking readers of TIME per capita as the U.S. That country is Canada. This generous acceptance of an American news publication by another country had its beginning in 1924 (TIME'S second year of publication), when 172 copies were sold in Canada. In 1928 circulation had reached 1,000; in 1936, 9,000; today it is 108,000. These subscribers and newsstand buyers get their own edition, TIME Canadian, which is the same as TIME'S U.S. edition except for a maple leaf insigne on the cover, three full pages...

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