Canada at War: Pink Y. Red

Like its U.S. counterpart, the C.I.O., the Canadian Congress of Labor organized a political action committee.* Last week, delegates to the annual C.C.L. convention found themselves neck-deep in politics. C.C.L.'s Quebec director, the convention's nominal host, was soon fed up with all the lobbying and argument. Said he: "When we invited you to come and have a convention in the city of Quebec, we had a labor convention in view. . . . This . . . has developed into a political convention."

The issue: should the C.C.L. endorse the socialist C.C.F. as the political organ of Canada's labor movement? At...

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