Canada at War: Manpower Model

The U.S. hurried to Canada for advice and help. Into the Dominion this week went three members of the U.S. War Manpower Commission. Washington was getting ready to adopt a work-or-fight law (see U.S. at War); Canada had had one since 1942. The commissioners wanted to see for themselves how Canada's system works. At Ottawa they were to get an overall view. Then they could visit Toronto, Hamilton, Montreal to see how the system works in the field.

Canada's National Selective Service Act gives the Government control over all Canadian men & women between 16 and 65. Under the law, the armed...

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