Canada at War: THE DOMINION: New Wives

They gathered in London weeks ago, there attended lectures which deglamorized life in Canada. They learned, for example, that ranch life can be and often is woefully drab. They had a rough voyage —some of them in ships that brought German survivors of the Scharnhorst sinking. The Dominion Government paid the fares. At East Coast ports the Red Cross gave advice, emergency money, layettes for newborn babies. Now the 200 English, Scottish and Irish brides and fiancées of Canadian soldiers have scattered across the Dominion to new homes.

Astonishment. They were astonished...

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