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INTERNATIONAL AGREEMENTS OTHER THAN TREATIES [56 STAT. CanadianI Unem- B -(l) that the Canadian Unemployment Insurance Act will not be Act. applicable to American employees of contractors in Canada on such projects, whether such contractors are American or Canadian; (2) that the Canadian Unemployment Insurance Act will be applicable to Canadian employees of contractors in Canada, whether such contractors are American or Canadian, and de- ductions for such insurance will be forwarded together with the contractors' contributions to the proper office of the Un- employment Insurance Commission of Canada; (3) that the Canadian Unemployment Insurance Act will not apply to civil employees of the United States Government on such projects in Canada whether American or Canadian; American inan C- that the operation of American insurance companies in Canada companies in Canada. operation erican insurance companies under the United States War Department Insurance Rating Plan or similar plans of the other United States governmental agencies, in relation to the projects to which this note applies, will be exempted in respect of such operations from Canadian taxation on premium and income; they shall nevertheless be registered in Canada and approved by the Canadian Superin- tendent of Insurance. I shall appreciate receiving your confirmation of the correctness of my understanding as outlined above of the agreement between our Governments on this subject. Accept, Sir, the renewed assurances of my highest consideration. PIERREPONT MOFFAT The Right Honorable The SECRETARY OF STATE FOR EXTERNAL AFFAIRS, Ottawa. The Canadian Secretary of State for External Affairs to the American Minister DEPARTMENT OF EXTERNAL AFFAIRS CANADA No. 163 OTTAWA, November 4, 1942. SIR, I have the honour to acknowledge the receipt of your Note No. 785 of November the 2nd, in which you referred to the discussions which took place in Ottawa June 3 and 4, 1942, between representatives of the United States Government and representatives of the Canadian Government regarding workmen's compensation and unemployment insurance in connection with the construction of the military highway to Alaska and other United States projects in Canada. It is also the understanding of the Canadian Government that, as a result of these discussions, it has been agreed: 1772