Canada at War: QUEBEC: Houde Liber

Blue and white posters plastered Montreal with the news: "Enfin, Houde est liberé." After holding him for four years, the Government had at last released Camillien Houde, four times mayor of Montreal. He had been interned (near Fredericton, N.B.) "for the safety of the state," because, as mayor, he told French Canadians not to register for the draft.

When he stepped into Montreal's C.N.R. terminal last week, 10,000 people surged forward to welcome him with flowers and posters saying: "Bienvenue, Camillien Houde!" (Welcome, Camillien Houde!). Hoarsely they sang Il a gagné ses...

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