ON PAPER they sound like identical twins. Both are Baptist ministers who went into politics as an extension of their church work. Both are gifted public speakers with large personal followings, and therefore both are regarded as indispensable props of the parties and governments they lead.By BLAIR FRASER25 min
WHEN THE editor of Maclean’s asked me, as your London correspondent, to write a special feature on the Canadian north for the special issue of last November I felt that, as was the case with the Light Brigade, someone had blundered but it was not for me to reason why.By Beverley Baxter8 min
THIS special issue celebrating the fiftieth birthday of Canada’s two youngest western provinces was just going to press when we ran across one we’d never heard of before, as recorded in the Ottawa Journal’s story about a recent capital conference attended by delegates from all provinces “except Newfoundland and Prince Albert.”
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