CANADA: Secession Storm

Outspoken Major James H. Clark, Speaker of the Ontario Legislature, went on the air from a Detroit radio station last week and said:

"In my own offhand opinion, if a vote were taken [in Canada] tomorrow, there would probably be 40% to 45% of the people vote for a political union with the U.S."* Two days later he raised the estimate to a flat 45%. Many Canadians, he insisted, believe that the standard, of living would go up 25% overnight if there was political union with the U.S.

Toronto's powerful Globe & Mail cried...

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