I did not wish to misinterpret my hon. friend, and therefore I asked the question. We can conclude that as regards Canadian expenditure as compared with that of Great Britain, we are not doing too much if we provide 500,000 men.
Let us now see what Australia, the next elder member of the British family of nations is doing. Canada as the eldest child in the family should be the leader and not the follower. We have the resources, the population anil the extent of territory. Why should we follow any of the other members of the great family contained in the British Empire? As being the eldest and the first-born, so to speak, we *should show the way. In comparing our expenditure and also our resources in men,
Subtopic: ADDRESS IN REPLY.