"The film [Inside Fighting Canada] was making an important point. Audiences had seen in earlier films how the Nazis were building their empire upon a modern form of medieval slavery. Democracy built its defences with the voluntary effort of people exercising their own free will. Here then was the implied comparison between the two systems and democracy stood supreme. Characteristically, no mention was made of conscription, which had split the nation badly in the spring of 1942."
-- Gary Evans
Evans, Gary. John Grierson and the National Film Board: The Politics of Wartime Propaganda. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1984. (p. 134)