Canada at War: QUEBEC: Nothing to Lose?

René Chaloult, a French Canadian bigot who never thought that Canada should enter the war, seriously proposed last week that she should quit it.

This proposal got nowhere. But Member Chaloult whipped through a thoroughly cowed Quebec legislature, by a vote of 55-to-4, a resolution opposing the sending of conscripted Canadians overseas. Said Chaloult: "Great Britain and the United States . . . together with Russia and China have something to win in the end. Their soldiers should be used to fill the gap."

Chaloult, who belongs to no party, picked his words with care. They pointed up French Canadian fears that...

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