STRANGE patterns are emerging as the sand begins to settle in the roiled waters of Quebec politics. Ever since Confederation Quebec has been at once sheet anchor and problem child to any administration hoping to hold power. No other single factor is so important, in judging political probabilities, as the state of Quebec.By THE MAN WITH A NOTEBOOK6 min
IN THE recent speech from the throne in Parliament the Government announced that “expenditures on development work, in preparation for the transition of industry from war to peace, will be encouraged by suitable tax modifications.” The necessity of modifying taxes on initiative and investment after the war, so that industry may expand and employment be maintained, is recognized not only by the Government, but by the James Committee on reconstruction—surely no particular friend of big business—and by Canadians generally.
IN OUR ramblings we have stumbled upon some unusual clubs and associations. There was the Baldheaded Club, an association for people named Smith, an association of people who have been cured of cancer, and one extraordinary institution known as the Something-or-other Riding and Asthma Club.
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