Hugh Garner (1913-1979) immigrated to Canada in 1919, settling in Toronto. His most famous novel is Cabbagetown, released in its entirety in 1968. In 1963 he won the Governor General's Award for Hugh Garner's Best Stories.
"...a well-crafted insigth into the unique naval world of what Marc Milner called the "Sheepdog Navy" that formed a large part of Canada's contribution to the war." -- Canadian Naval Review, 20110701