CANADA: New Tory Leader?

A man who insisted that he was not an active candidate—and that he has not asked a single delegate to vote for him —opened up a long lead last week in the race for the leadership of Canada's Progressive Conservative Party. Barring a spectacular upset on the convention floor, it seemed almost certain that Saskatchewan M.P. John George Diefenbaker, 61, who bid unsuccessfully for the job in 1942 and 1948, would win the race at the party's convention in Ottawa on Dec. 10. Although he has been a front runner to succeed Tory Leader George Drew ever since Drew...

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