Canada: Precious Export

Canada has . . . exported men and women as well as fish and 'fur, lumber and wheat. . . . Scientists, inventors, artists and scholars have found other parts of the world more appreciative and congenial. . . . The whole process has obviously been . . . debilitating.

These biting words came from an ex-Canadian, John Bartlet Brebner, now a history professor at New York's Columbia University. For six months, at the request of Canada's Social Science Research Council, he had scanned the face of Canada. Now, in his 90-page report (Scholarship for Canada; Canadian Social Science Research Council, Ottawa;...

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