Canada: ONTARIO: No Change

For 55 years Toronto, Canada's second largest city (pop. 700,000), has forced its mayor and 22 city councilmen to run for election every year. Proposals to give them two-year terms have been voted down three times since 1940. This year another effort was made to get longer terms. Such groups as the Bureau of Municipal Research, the Women Electors' Association, the Local Council of Women, and the Young Men's Section of the Board of Trade got behind the proposed change.

On New Year's Day, Torontonians went to the polls to decide the issue, elect a mayor and council. While only 32%...

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