Business: Miners' Mart

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During the wintry years of its northern Depression, Canada's financial centre of gravity shifted westward from the first city of the Dominion to the second, from staid old Montreal to booming Toronto. In mental atmosphere the two cities are different as Boston and Chicago. From the golden days of the fur trade to the building of the railroads, from the peopling of the prairies to the rise of lumber and newsprint, the wealth of Canada tended to flow through Montreal. Some of that wealth always came to rest in the snug...

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