What's the program of the Progressive Conservative Party? Is it a free-enterprise party, a government-control party—or both? Does it want a national flag? Where does it stand on collective bargaining, social services, the tariff, Empire foreign policy? Herewith the answers to 33 vital questions by Hon. John Bracken, the Party's leader
WHEN John Bracken walked out on the platform of Winnipeg Auditorium, blinking in the glare of klieg lights, and sat down with four other nominees for Conservative Party leadership on Dec. 10, 1942, he hadn’t a note in his hand. Less than an hour had passed since he’d finally decided to let his name go before the Conservative convention— indeed, his nomination papers were filed with only seconds to spare.By BLAIR FRASER14 min
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