Canada at War: Vote Catcher

There were no fancy curlicues in the postwar picture that Reconstruction Minister Clarence Decatur Howe painted for Parliament last week. Conservatively com posed, the Liberal Government's economic canvas looked like a vote-catcher.

If re-elected June 11, the Government would have no truck with radicalism. Said cheery, aggressive Minister Howe: the emphasis of its plans would be on the unfettered operation of free enterprise. War time taxes would be eliminated or at least reduced as soon as possible, to provide plenty of opportunity for private profit. There would be no splurge on public works. Private investment would be encouraged by low interest rates,...

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