Education: School for Unity

The dissension between English-speaking and French-speaking Canadians is Canada's central problem. Like many another good citizen, William Sherwood Fox, president of the University of Western Ontario, has long been disturbed by it. In 1933 he went to the small Quebec village of Trois Pistoles on the St. Lawrence, asked the villagers to take in English-speaking students as summer boarders. At first the French were wary, suspecting a conspiracy to change their way of life. But Dr. Fox finally persuaded them.

Each summer since then, students have come to live as their hosts live, learn to like them and be liked....

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