RUTHLESS IMPATIENT COLD-BLOODED BULLHEADED FOR BIDDING . . . he’s been called all of these as well as "the architect of modern Canada” Here’s what’s behind the man who’s known as the toughest politician we’ve ever had
The tourists at Algonquin Park think they’re meeting a real live redskin in a tribal tepee. Indian schmindian! He’s Tex Boyden, who reads the New Yorker, sips Martinis and makes his living selling beads to the white natives
So much is being written these days against the youth of the country that a visiting foreigner could be excused if he thought that Canada (to use a phrase once applied to the United States) had become decadent without ever having been civilized.
To those of us who are Canadians resident in London there is always a special interest when compatriots come across the Atlantic to challenge the fates in London. Whether it is a financier like Sir Edward Peacock, a dam buster like Lord Beaverbrook, an operatic baritone like Edmond Burke, a star soprano like Edwina or even a semi-Canadian like Stephen Leacock, those of us who are resident in the metropolis feel a special pride.
If the opposition parties really want a nonpartisan permanent Speaker of the House of Commons instead of the party appointment that Canada has always had, now is their chance. Since the motion of censure against Speaker René Beaudoin last month, the government is in a mood to listen to any reforms that may be proposed.
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