James Shaver Woodsworth
It seems to me it would be a splendid thing if Canada, could be the first of all the nations of the world to sign that agreement. But are the nations really
International Peace-Mr. Woodsworth
in earnest in this matter? The leader of the opposition has rather suggested that the United States may not be. We have had the cruiser bill, which certainly does not seem to be a very consistent action on the part of the United States. I would remind the house that only a short time before that we had the Anglo-Franco naval compromise, which perhaps, in part at least, provoked the cruiser campaign, Great Britain was undoubtedly responsible in being a party to that compromise. I asked the Prime Minister a question the other day as to whether Canada was consulted in this matter. I think we should have an answer to that, and if the Prime Minister feels he can give it here I shall be delighted.
Subtopic: MULTILATERAL TREATY FOR THE RENUNCIATION OF WAR