Canada at War: EXTERNAL AFFAIRS: Important Business Pending

Canada had important business pending with her sister Dominion, the Union of South Africa. What the business was, the astute East Block (Canadian equivalent of the U.S. State Department) did not say. But to handle it the Dominion last week assigned one of her ablest constitutional lawyers. He is shrewd, friendly Charles J. Burchell, who left a rich practice in his native Nova Scotia to enter Canada's diplomatic service in 1939. Until last week he was High Commissioner in war-important Newfoundland; before that, the first High Commissioner to Australia.

Westminster v. Smuts. Back in 1929 Lawyer Burchell...

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