Canada at War: ONTARIO: Second Sight

Political wiseacres, looking long & hard at the results of Ontario's provincial election of a fortnight ago, claimed that they could see some things not discernible at first glance.

¶ Premier George Alexander Drew's Progressive Conservatives scored their land slide* with minority support. They got 694,166 of over a million and a half votes cast.

¶ The setback handed to the Socialist CCF was not as shattering as it looked. It certainly did not mean what jubilant right-wingers claimed it meant: the certain doom of the party. Though CCFers got only 8% of the 90 seats in the provincial legislature, they received...

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