” From the outset of the war, the Canadian people have clearly shown that it is their desire to help in every way to make Canada’s war effort as effective as possible. “


” Regardless of what one’s attitude towards prohibition may be, temperance is something against which, at a time of war, no reasonable protest can be made. “


” No one will deny that the excessive use of alcohol and alcoholic beverages would do more than any other single factor to make impossible a total war effort. “


” The increased consumption of alcoholic beverages in Canada since the outbreak of war is one evidence of this. “


” Since the outbreak of war, there has been in our country a steady increase in the consumption of spirits, wine and beer. It is estimated that in dollar volume, the annual outlay is now practically double what it was before the war. “


” In the twelve months immediately preceding the outbreak, of war, the quantity of spirits, both domestic and imported released for sale in Canada, amounted to over three and a half million proof gallons. “


” When gasoline and rubber are rationed, electric power and transport facilities are becoming increasingly scarce, and manpower shortages are developing, it is difficult for people to understand their increased use for other than the most vital needs of war. “


” Workers in industry are the partners in war of the fighting forces. “


” Only the man who disciplines himself strictly can stand for long the terrific pace of modern war. “


” Let it be remembered, too, that at a time of war, nearly every one is under great strain. “



All 10 William Lyon Mackenzie King Quotes about War in picture


From the outset of the war, the Canadian people have clearly shown that it is their desire to help in every way to make Canada
Regardless of what one
No one will deny that the excessive use of alcohol and alcoholic beverages would do more than any other single factor to make impossible a total war effort.
The increased consumption of alcoholic beverages in Canada since the outbreak of war is one evidence of this.
Since the outbreak of war, there has been in our country a steady increase in the consumption of spirits, wine and beer. It is estimated that in dollar volume, the annual outlay is now practically double what it was before the war.
In the twelve months immediately preceding the outbreak, of war, the quantity of spirits, both domestic and imported released for sale in Canada, amounted to over three and a half million proof gallons.
When gasoline and rubber are rationed, electric power and transport facilities are becoming increasingly scarce, and manpower shortages are developing, it is difficult for people to understand their increased use for other than the most vital needs of war.
Workers in industry are the partners in war of the fighting forces.
Only the man who disciplines himself strictly can stand for long the terrific pace of modern war.
Let it be remembered, too, that at a time of war, nearly every one is under great strain.

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