Canada: Scandal in Ottawa

There is one other matter which I wish to announce," Prime Minister Lester B. Pearson remarked to the Members of Parliament in Ottawa last week. "The Minister of Justice this morning submitted his resignation to me. After discussing the matter twice with him, I have no course but to accept it. I do so with deep regret."

And deep embarrassment. For the resignation of Justice Minister Guy Favreau, 48, was triggered by the release of Canada's long-awaited Dorion report, prepared by Chief Justice Frederic Dorion, accusing Favreau of failure to take action on...

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