Canada at War: New Faces

When the new House of Commons meets, probably in September, there will be a handful of new members under public scrutiny. Some will be servicemen like Major General George Pearkes, V.C. winner in War I, and Lieut. Colonel Cecil Merritt, V.C. winner in War II. Both are British Columbians and Progressive Conservatives.* Some of the others:

Mrs. Gladys Strum, 38, CCFer from Saskatchewan. Since the Liberal Party's Mrs. Cora Casselman, delegate to the San Francisco conference, and Mrs. Dorise Nielsen, Labor Progressive, were beaten, Mrs. Strum will be the only woman in the new House of Commons. She is the wife...

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