Baby Bonus: 0050.0437

            An Ontario editor suggests bonusing babies as a means of solving the problem of filling up the Canadian northwest.  He thinks that this would tend to encourage the raising of large families of native-born Canadians and this would be preferable to paying bonuses to foreign immigrants.

0050.0437: Baby Bonus

Editor from Ontario suggest bonusing babies as means of solving the problem of filling up Canadian northwest.

Medium:  Newspaper - Text
Date:  March 21, 1900
Pages:  5
Publisher:  The Nelson Economist
Collection:  Columbia Basin Institute (0050)


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