The Quebec Agreement

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I hope that the Prime Minister is not trying to use the propaganda material used in at least two conservative newspapers by referring to this telegram. He will have had the opportunity to ask questions, as I did with me. Can I therefore ask if he does not know, as the cabinet confirms to me, that the war cabinet was not informed of the 1943 agreement? Would it not be good for him, in all circumstances, to admit it and, if there is a case of dispute on this subject, should it be argued on another occasion? I am sure he knows in the cabinet files that the war cabinet has not been informed, as I confirmed in the firm`s office? The 1943 agreement on Quebec dealt with the atomic bomb. The U.S. government`s decision to continue work on a hydrogen bomb was not made until 1950. When the agreement was reached, we obviously did not know whether the hydrogen bomb would ever become a reality. The James Bay and Northern Quebec Agreement (JBNQA) is a legal agreement signed on November 11, 1975 by the Government of Quebec, the Government of Canada, Hydro-Québec and two of its subsidiaries, the Grand Council of the Crees of Quebec and the Northern Quebec Inuit Association. Dubbed “the first modern treaty,” the JBNQA redefined and overhauled land management and reorganized the relationship between the Quebec State and the Aboriginal peoples of James Bay and the Northern Quebec region (see James Bay Project, treated with Aboriginal peoples in Canada). The next meeting of the Combined Policy Committee, on April 15, 1946, did not result in an agreement on cooperation and resulted in a cable change between Truman and Attlee. On April 20, Truman said he did not consider the communiqué he had signed to be an obligation for the United States to help Britain design, build and operate a nuclear power plant. [128] Attlee`s response of June 6, 1946,[129] “did not speak or hide his displeasure behind the nuances of diplomatic language.” [128] It was not just technical cooperation, which quickly disappeared, but the allocation of uranium ore. During the war, this was of little concern, because Britain did not need ore, so all the production of the mines in Congo and all the ore seized by the Alsos mission had gone to the United States, but now it was also necessary by the British nuclear project. Chadwick and Groves have reached an agreement to divide the ore equally.

[130] In 1944, when the United States learned that the United Kingdom had entered into a secret agreement with Hans von Halban to exchange nuclear information with France after the war in exchange for the free use of patents related to nuclear reactors submitted by French physicist Frédéric Joliot-Curie and his team at Collége de France.

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