Canada's Fighting Men: An Address by Prime Minister W. L. Mackenzie King
This address by Prime Minister William Lyon Mackenzie King to the Canadian Club of Toronto on April 19, 1943 was given on account of the opening of the Fourth Victory Loan Campaign. In his speech, Mackenzie King emphasized the urgency and necessity for all Canadians to continue assisting the war effort by purchasing Victory Loans.
In his speech, the Prime Minister also laid the claim that Canada, in virtue of its war efforts and support to the United Nation's vision, was emerging from this conflict as a world power. In addition to this, the Primer Minister asserted the need for Canadian readiness for the time at which "the supreme task of the war" arrived.
Canada and the War, Canada's Fighting Men statement by Prime Minister William Lyon Mackenzie King to the Canadian Club of Toronto (Toronto: April 19, 1943).