Successful Settlement of Refugees in Canada Paving Way for Post-war Immigration
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Successful Settlement of Refugees in Canada Paving Way for Post-war Immigration

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The settling of hundreds of Jewish refugees in cities and on farms in the state of Ontario has proven a complete success and is the paving the way for post-war immigration to Canada, A. B. Bennett, president of the Canadian Jewish Congress in Toronto, reported at the eighth annual conference of the Congress which concluded here last night.

Mr. Bennett also stated that the problems of thousands of interned Jewish refugees who were brought from Britain to Canada have been almost completely liquidated. Only 150 cases are still pending.

The demand that Jews be given places on the commission which the United Nations will establish to gather evidence of Nazi atrocities against the civilian population in occupied countries was voiced here last night by Nahum Goldman, Zionist leader, addressing a mass meeting called by the Canadian Jewish Congress to protest against Nazi mass-executions of Jews. Goldman also demanded that Jews be represented on the tribunals which will try the Nazi leaders guilty of atrocities. He stated that the Jews should be recognized as one of the fighting United Nations and should be permitted to establish a Jewish Army in Palestine.

A resolution expressing solidarity with the United Nations, with the Canadian fighting forces and with the Jews of Palestine was adopted at the meeting. Messages expressing sympathy with the Jews were received from Canadian Prime Minister Mackenzie King, the U. S. Minister to Canada, Pierrepont Moffat, British High Commissioner to Canada, Malcolm Macdonald, Catholic Archbishop McGuigan, Anglican Primate Owen and from the envoys of Poland, Belgium, Holland, Czechoslovakia, Yugoslavia, Greece, China and Brazil.

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