In four by-elections last week, Canadian voters gave their Liberal government one of its sharpest wrist-slappings in 16 years of power. Opposition Tories won all four. The winners:
¶In Prince Edward Island, J. Angus MacLean, 36, farmer and World War II flyer, who broke the P.E.I. tradition by not buying drinks for the voters on election day.
¶In Ontario, Howard William ("Howie") Meeker, 26, right wing on the Toronto Maple Leafs, the third big-time hockey player to hold a seat in this Parliament.
¶In Manitoba, Gordon M. Churchill, 52, schoolteacher turned lawyer,...