In May, 1947, in a major speech on the federal Liberal government's postwar immigration policy, then Canadian Prime Minister William Lyon Mackenzie King
made it clear that "Canada would continue to be selective regarding which immigrants it permitted into the country....It is not a 'fundamental human right' of any alien to enter Canada.
It is impossible to say because, as with opium, "the decision [to ban marijuana] was made without any obvious scientific justification or even any real awareness of a social problem." (8) Over a hundred years ago, the politicians of the day, with William Lyon Mackenzie King
in the vanguard, determined that Canadian law should treat drug users as lawbreakers before they are treated as those in need of medical help.
Caption: ABOVE: William Lyon Mackenzie King
was Canada's longest serving and wiliest prime minister.
In contrast, women of the spiritualist movement not only attracted influential men, including Canadian prime minister William Lyon Mackenzie King
, but were part of a radical movement that filled a gap in the cultural and religious zeitgeist of the scientific age.
Caption: Prime Minister William Lyon Mackenzie King
and Senator Raoul Dandurand
Legende: Prime Minister William Lyon Mackenzie King
and Senator Raoul Dandurand
Further on, in 1922 Canadian Prime Minister William Lyon Mackenzie King
sent a non-committal response to a British request for military support in the Chanak Affair by indicating that the Canadian Parliament would need to decide on the country's involvement in the conflict.
Patmore rightfully points to the influence of the Rockefeller Plan and its primary author, William Lyon Mackenzie King
, here, which may explain the relative lack of space devoted to the Canadian situation.
As the official residence of two former Prime Ministers, Sir Wilfrid Laurier and the Right Honourable William Lyon Mackenzie King
, the house remains a time capsule of over 10,000 original artefacts of national significance.
Doran's enjoyed a sales monopoly across Northern Ontario for decades, thanks to the Wartime Alcoholic Beverages Order of 1942, which was enacted by Prime Minister William Lyon Mackenzie King
to limit transportation routes so transport could be focused on munitions and supplies for the war effort.
In 1948, William Lyon Mackenzie King
retired as prime minister of Canada after 21 years; he was succeeded by Louis St.
By 1940, his portrait commissions had broadened to include Canadian Prime Minister William Lyon Mackenzie King
. At the very end of 1941, Karsh took a pugnaciously iconic photo of British Prime Minister Winston Churchill; the portrait turned Karsh into a major name as he focused his lens upon the world's political, military, and cultural elite.