CANADA: The Power Issue

Canada's third political party, the socialistic Co-operative Commonwealth Federation, polled but 8% of the votes at the last general election, against 55% for Mackenzie King's Liberal party and 31% for the Conservatives. But the sands of Canadian political popularity have been shifting since the 1940 election. A recent poll, showed CCF strength up to 21%, against a dwindling 35% for the Liberals and a stationary 31% for the revamped Progressive-Conservatives. CCF demands have become important.

Last week in a convention at Montreal the CCF of militant Quebec Province adopted a resolution demanding public ownership of all power resources in Canada....

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