HEN SIR WILFRID LAURIER toured Canada in the campaign that swept him into the prime ministership fifty-seven years ago he relied for daily advice on a tall sandy-haired man with bushy eyebrows, a strange husky voice and an air of deep certainty.By EARLE BEATTIE20 min
TO ESTABLISH the high social tone of this letter allow me to introduce to you the Honorable Ivor Montagu. Nor is the word “Honorable” used to indicate that he is a member of parliament or anything like that. In Britain MPs are only honorable in the House of Commons but not outside.
I PROPOSE to vote for the CCF because I prefer sensible combination to senseless collision. A Victorian novelist describing a crew in a boat race once remarked that “all rowed fast, but none so fast as stroke.” The boat lost. There are many places where you go faster further by co-operation than by competition.By Lister Sinclair9 min
I WISH I didn’t have to vote for the Liberals, those cautious, inhibited trustees. There is no point in pretending that the Liberals have not managed well. If management were the sole test of good government the Liberals have established themselves as one of the finest governments in the history of the world.By Hugh MacLennan8 min
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