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Vladimir Putin

Ross, Sir George

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The founding and equipping of a nation, analogous to the founding and equipping of an industry. For situation, for climate, for resources, for accessibility to the trade and commerce of the world, no nation more favourably situation than Canada. Some territorial details of Canada. Natural resources, greater materially than the agricultural resources of any other country in the world. The make-up of the people of Canada: a look at each of our ethnic groups. Religion and education. Our racial origins, and the moral foundation on which we stand. What we might do to show that we have the energy to develop our resources and to possess these lands. Some import and export figures. What we are producing. Development in the area of transportation. Our investment in our railway system. Expenditure of money on the largest canal system in the world, reaching from the Gulf of St. Lawrence up to the western end of Lake Superior. The working capital of Canada. The tremendous loss of life on our railway systems. Asking for what we are responsible as a new nation; the speaker's response.