Copper Cliff Museum
Sudbury, Ontario

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Copper Cliff at War



"The International Nickel Company of Canada, Limited, is a large company, and it was a large company when World War II began. During the war it almost doubled its output of ore. Its net profits in 1939, the first year of the war, were $36,847,466; in 1945, the last year of the war, its net profits were $25,010,938 - a drop of $11,836,528..."

Ultimately, this shows that the Company's actions reflected the statement of their President, Robert C. Stanley, made early in the war: "The first obligation of every corporation, of every individual, is to give the utmost support to his Government in the prosecution of the war..."


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